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Years with Frank Lloyd Wright: Apprentice to Genius

by Edgar Tafel

Insightful memoir by former apprentice presents a revealing portrait of Wright the man, the inspired teacher, the architect.


FLA Learning Centre

by Giuseppe Marinoni

Built after Giuseppe Marinoni’s design had won an international competition, the Learning Centre FLA (Lombardy Foundation for the Environment) at Seveso looks on the outside like a primary volume, divided...


Urban Landscape Strategies

by Giuseppe Marinoni

The projects illustrated here exemplify the way contemporary urban planning is moving in practice, and how it is precisely in the effective transformation of cities and landscapes that it is finding the theoretical...


Towards a New Architecture

by Le Corbusier

Pioneering manifesto by founder of "International School." Technical and aesthetic theories, views of industry, economics, relation of form to function, "mass-production split," and much more. Profusely illustrated....


Brunelleschi: Studies of His Technology and Inventions

by Frank D. Prager & Gustina Scaglia

Comprehensive book describes how Filippo Brunelleschi built the dome of Florence's famed cathedral: masonry techniques, construction concepts, and more. 28 halftones. 18 line illustrations.


The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam

by James Adam, Robert Adam & Henry Hope Reed

One of the most celebrated books in architectural history, this volume consists of 106 illustrated plates that influenced generations of British and American architectural and furniture designs.


Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House: The Illustrated Story of an Architectural Masterpiece

by Donald Hoffmann

Painstakingly researched and illuminating account of the making of the Fred C. Robie home. Revealing family documents, excerpts from a 1958 interview with Fred Robie, and 160 black-and-white illustrations.


Henry Hobson Richardson and His Works

by Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer

First important study of leading 19th-century architect, the pioneer of Romanesque Revival. Plans, photographs, drawings, and detailed discussions of all of Richardson's major buildings, including Trinity Church...


Understanding Frank Lloyd Wright's Architecture

by Donald Hoffmann

Insightful study of principles of Wright's architecture. Over 120 photos, plans, and illustrations of Robie House, Fallingwater, Taliesin, other masterworks.


Drawings and Plans of Frank Lloyd Wright: The Early Period (1893-1909)

by Frank Lloyd Wright

Complete Wasmuth drawings, reproduced from a rare 1910 edition, feature Wright's early experiments in organic design. Includes 100 plates of public and private buildings from Oak Park period, plus Wright's Introduction...


Alvar Aalto: A Critical Study

by Malcolm Quantrill

"This is a much needed and lively study of the still insufficiently known Finnish modern master Alvar Aalto, whose sensitive and increasingly revelant architectural legacy will surely only increase in stature...


The Fellowship

by Roger Friedland & Harold Zellman

Frank Lloyd Wright was renowned during his life not only as an architectural genius but also as a subject of controversy—from his radical design innovations to his turbulent private life, including a notorious...


The Punic Wars

by R. Bosworth Smith

The Punic Wars were a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage from 264 BC to 146 BC. At the time, they were some of the largest wars that had ever taken place.The term Punic comes from...


urban corporis

by Mickeal Milocco Borlini & Lelio di Loreto

This pamphlet brings together the contribu- tions of architects, researchers and artists from all over the world. The common ground of di- scussion is the city analyzed in its less explo- red “folds” becoming...


Ian Nairn

by Gillian Darley & David McKie

Ian Nairn taught a generation to look, and another to write. Nairn as he was usually referred to lit up the pages of the architectural press, broadsheets and TV screens with his incandescent reports on the uglification...


Addison Mizner

by Stephen Perkins & James Caughman

In words and photographs, the story of visionary architect Addison Mizner

* Introduced the Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival styles to southern Florida

* Designed and developed the resort town...


The House in Good Taste

by Elsie de Wolfe

"Good taste can be developed in anyone, just as surely as good manners are possible to anyone. And good taste is as necessary as good manners," declared Elsie de Wolfe, the "first lady" of American interior...


John C. Parkin, Archives and Photography

by Linda Fraser, Michael McMordie & Geoffrey Simmins

Architectural practice in post-World War II Canada brought substantial change to the face of the Canadian built environment, led by the contribution of John C. Parkin. As senior partner at the Toronto-based...


Anjalendran: Architect of Sri Lanka

by David Robson & Waruna Gomis

This beautifully illustrated book showcases the works of one of Sri Landa's most influential architects—Anjaledran, an ethnic Tamil and visionary artist.

During the past 25 years of civil war in Sri Lanka,...


Super Potato Design: The Complete Works of Takashi Sugimoto: Japan's Leading Interior Designer

by Mira Locher, Tadao Ando & Yoshio Shiratori

Super Potato Design is the first full-length book to present the work and conceptual ideas of the internationally renowned Japanese design firm Super Potato, founded by Takashi Sugimoto.

Super Potato's powerful...