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The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings

by Marc Kushner

The founder of Architizer.com and practicing architect draws on his unique position at the crossroads of architecture and social media to highlight 100 important buildings that embody the future of architecture....


Architecture in Black: Theory, Space and Appearance

by Darell Wayne Fields

Based on analysis of historical, philosophical, and semiotic texts, Architecture in Black presents a systematic examination of the theoretical relationship between architecture and blackness. Now updated, this...


The Fundamentals of Interior Design

by Simon Dodsworth & Stephen Anderson

The second edition of The Fundamentals of Interior Design provides a thorough introduction to the key elements of interior design and the ideas that underpin them. The book describes the entirety of the creative...


The Architecture of the Illusive Distance

by Amir H. Ameri

Focusing on three secular, institutional building types: libraries, museums and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture. It explores the cultural imperatives which...


Architecture's Appeal: How Theory Informs Architectural Praxis

by Marc J. Neveu & Negin Djavaherian

This collection of previously unpublished essays from a diverse range of well-known scholars and architects builds on the architectural tradition of phenomenological hermeneutics as developed by Dalibor Veseley...


Archi.Pop: Mediating Architecture in Popular Culture

by D. Medina Lasansky

How have architecture and design been represented in popular culture? How do these fictional reflections feed back into and influence 'the real world'? Archi.Pop: Architecture and Design in Popular Culture offers...


The Architecture of David Lynch

by Richard Martin

From the Red Room in Twin Peaks to Club Silencio in Mulholland Drive, the work of David Lynch contains some of the most remarkable spaces in contemporary culture. Richard Martin's compelling study is the first...


From Formalism to Weak Form: The Architecture and Philosophy of Peter Eisenman

by Stefano Corbo

Eisenman has always been deeply interested in the problem of form in architecture and has constantly challenged the classical concept of it. He tried to connect his own work with the cultural manifestations...


The Material Imagination: Reveries on Architecture and Matter

by Matthew Mindrup

In recent years architectural discourse has witnessed a renewed interest in materiality under the guise of such familiar tropes as 'material honesty,' 'form finding,' or 'digital materiality.' As an alternative...


Intersections of Space and Ethos

by Kyriaki Tsoukala, Nikolaos-Ion Terzoglou & Charikleia Pantelidou

The pressing economic, environmental and social crises emanate the need for a redefinition of the dominant views, perspectives and values in the field of architecture. The intellectual production of the last...


City Life

by Witold Rybczynski

In City Life, Witold Rybczynski looks at what we want from cities, how they have evolved, and what accounts for their unique identities. In this vivid description of everything from the early colonial settlements...


The Architecture of Industry: Changing Paradigms in Industrial Building and Planning

by Mathew Aitchison

Through a series of case studies, this book documents the changing nature of industrial building and planning from the beginning of the twentieth century to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Drawing...


Urban Revolution Now: Henri Lefebvre in Social Research and Architecture

by Lukasz Stanek, Christian Schmid & Ákos Moravánszky

This volume is the first to develop Lefebvre's concepts in social research and architecture by focusing on urban conjunctures in Barcelona, Belgrade, Berlin, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dhaka, Hong Kong, London, New...


Reading the Architecture of the Underprivileged Classes

by Nnamdi Elleh

This book not only shows how architects can learn from traditional or vernacular dwellings in order to create habitations for the people of low-income groups in public housing scenarios, but also demonstrates...


Bricks & Mortals: Ten Great Buildings and the People They Made

by Tom Wilkinson

We don't just look at buildings: their facades, beautiful or ugly, conceal the spaces where we live. We are born, work, love, and die in architecture. We buy and sell it, rent and squat it, create and destroy...


Structures for Architects

by Bryan J. B. Gauld

Demand from building control officials for structural calculations - even for very simple projects - means that today's architects must have a thorough understanding of everyday structural concepts.

Structures...


Raw: Architectural Engagements with Nature

by Solveig Bøe, Hege Charlotte Faber & Brit Strandhagen

Nature inheres in many aesthetic forms of expression. In architecture, however, nature emerges with a particular power and clarity, which makes architecture a raw kind of art. Thus, by using the concept of 'raw'...


Architecture in an Age of Uncertainty

by Benjamin Flowers

After two decades which saw the construction industry flourish, has come a sudden period of instability, where architecture firms have been jettisoning employees at an unprecedented rate as building projects...


Ornament and Order: Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon

by Rafael Schacter

Based on an in-depth ethnographic study working with some of the world's most influential Independent Public Artists, this book takes a completely new approach. Placing these illicit aesthetic practices within...


Charles Robert Cockerell, Architect in Time: Reflections around Anachronistic Drawings

by Anne Bordeleau

Focusing on how an important nineteenth-century architect addressed the already shifting relation between architecture, time and history, this book offers insights on issues still relevant today-the struggle...