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Essential Architecture Books

Essential Architecture Books

Forming the core of our architecture list are some of the world’s most esteemed architectural publishers, such as NAi, Jovis, Metropolis and Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, alongside Hatje Cantz and The Museum of Modern Art. These publishers innovate by commissioning books on the issues that drive architecture and urbanism today-- sustainability, gentrification, psychogeography, new technologies--as well as printing monographs on leading architects and firms, both historical and contemporary. Here is our essential architecture library.

Recommended Reading: An Essential Architecture Book List

                                                           
Herman Hertzberger
Herman Hertzberger
NAI010 PUBLISHERS

Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 524 pgs / 700 color. | 8/25/2015 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9789462082038 | $95.00




Latin America in Construction
Latin America in Construction
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 320 pgs / 559 color. | 5/26/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9780870709630 | $65.00




Latin America in Construction
Latin America in Construction
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 320 pgs / 559 color. | 5/26/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9780870709630 | $65.00




Jean Prouvé: 5 Volume Box Set
Jean Prouvé: 5 Volume Box Set
EDITION GALERIE PATRICK SEGUIN

Clth, 8 x 9.5 in. / 80 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 5/26/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9782909187136 | $225.00




Le Corbusier & Pierre Jeanneret: Chandigarh, India
Le Corbusier & Pierre Jeanneret: Chandigarh, India
EDITION GALERIE PATRICK SEGUIN

Clth, 8.5 x 12 in. / 432 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 9/30/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9782909187075 | $190.00




Latin America in Construction
Latin America in Construction
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 320 pgs / 559 color. | 5/26/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9780870709630 | $65.00




The Future of the Skyscraper
The Future of the Skyscraper
METROPOLIS BOOKS

Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 144 pgs / 7 color. | 6/23/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9781938922787 | $17.95




Bernard Tschumi
Bernard Tschumi
CENTRE POMPIDOU

Hbk, 9.5 x 11.25 in. / 256 pgs / 650 color. | 9/30/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9782844266491 | $55.00




What If...?: The Architecture and Design of David Rockwell
What If...?: The Architecture and Design of David Rockwell
METROPOLIS BOOKS

Hbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 352 pgs / 375 color. | 12/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9781938922565 | $45.00




Shigeru Ban: Humanitarian Architecture
Shigeru Ban: Humanitarian Architecture
ASPEN ART PRESS/D.A.P.

Hbk, 9 x 13 in. / 280 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 10/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9780934324649 | $60.00




Superlight
Superlight
METROPOLIS BOOKS

Hbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 256 pgs / 320 color / 80 bw. | 8/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9781938922589 | $35.00




Alvar Aalto: Second Nature
Alvar Aalto: Second Nature
VITRA DESIGN MUSEUM

Clth, 7 x 9.5 in. / 648 pgs / 500 color. | 11/30/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9783931936938 | $90.00




Cape Cod Modern
Cape Cod Modern
METROPOLIS BOOKS

Hbk, 8.75 x 10.25 in. / 272 pgs / 130 color / 200 bw. | 6/30/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9781935202165 | $45.00




Vitra Campus
Vitra Campus
VITRA DESIGN MUSEUM

Pbk, 9.75 x 7 in. / 200 pgs / 250 color / 50 duotone. | 2/28/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9783931936020 | $50.00




Fire Island Modernist: Horace Gifford and the Architecture of Seduction
Fire Island Modernist: Horace Gifford and the Architecture of Seduction
METROPOLIS BOOKS/GORDON DE VRIES STUDIO

Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 204 pgs / 140 color / 100 bw. | 5/30/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9781938922091 | $60.00




Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light
Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 232 pgs / 225 color. | 3/31/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9780870708398 | $55.00




Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes
Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 392 pgs / 400 color. | 7/31/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9780870708510 | $75.00




Never Built Los Angeles
Never Built Los Angeles
METROPOLIS BOOKS

Hbk, 11.5 x 8.5 in. / 376 pgs / 200 color / 200 bw. | 7/31/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9781935202967 | $55.00




Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
VITRA DESIGN MUSEUM

Clth, 9.75 x 13 in. / 354 pgs / 250 color / 250 bw. | 3/31/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9783931936921 | $100.00




Herzog & de Meuron / Ai Weiwei: Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2012
Herzog & de Meuron / Ai Weiwei: Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2012
WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 140 pgs / 71 color / 10 bw. | 10/31/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9783863352202 | $75.00




Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies
Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies
METROPOLIS BOOKS

Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 288 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 10/31/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9781935202929 | $29.95




Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream
Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 188 pgs / 170 color. | 6/30/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9780870708275 | $35.00




Testify! The Consequences of Architecture
Testify! The Consequences of Architecture
NAI010 PUBLISHERS

Pbk, 8 x 9.75 in. / 240 pgs / 264 color. | 10/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9789056628239 | $39.95




Architecture in India
Architecture in India
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 312 pgs / 570 color. | 11/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9783775732451 | $75.00




Hans Hollein
Hans Hollein
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 11.5 x 14.5 in. / 420 pgs / 521 color / 217 bw. | 4/30/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9783775732574 | $120.00




Highrise
Highrise
HATJE CANTZ

Pbk, 7.75 x 10.25 in. / 168 pgs / 200 color. | 1/31/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9783775729932 | $60.00




Jean Prouvé & Jean Nouvel: Ferembal House
Jean Prouvé & Jean Nouvel: Ferembal House
GALERIE PATRICK SEGUIN

Hbk, 10 x 11.5 in. / 336 pgs / 240 color / 150 bw. | 10/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9782909187013 | $125.00




Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist Architecture and Design
Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist Architecture and Design
MODERNE KUNST NüRNBERG

Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 144 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 2/29/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9783869842653 | $40.00




Álvaro Siza: Museu Serralves Porto
Álvaro Siza: Museu Serralves Porto
EDICIONES POLIGRAFA

Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 80 pgs / 42 color. | 9/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9788434312838 | $25.00




Architecture: A Woman’s Profession
Architecture: A Woman’s Profession
JOVIS

Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 191 pgs / 100 color / 20 bw. | 11/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9783868590869 | $35.00




Diller, Scofidio & Renfro: Institute of Contemporary Art Boston
Diller, Scofidio & Renfro: Institute of Contemporary Art Boston
EDICIONES POLIGRAFA

Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 80 pgs / 44 color. | 9/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9788434312807 | $25.00




Daniel Libeskind: Jewish Museum Berlin
Daniel Libeskind: Jewish Museum Berlin
EDICIONES POLIGRAFA

Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 80 pgs / 43 color. | 9/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9788434312920 | $25.00




Beyond Shelter
Beyond Shelter
METROPOLIS BOOKS

Pbk, 8 x 8 in. / 304 pgs / 300 color. | 7/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9781935202479 | $35.00




Architects' Sketchbooks
Architects' Sketchbooks
METROPOLIS BOOKS

Hbk, 11.75 x 8.75 in. / 352 pgs / 500 color. | 1/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9781935202462 | $49.95




Towards a New Kind of Building
Towards a New Kind of Building
NAI010 PUBLISHERS

Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color / 100 bw. | 5/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9789056627638 | $37.50




Max Gordon: Architect for Art
Max Gordon: Architect for Art
MARQUAND BOOKS

Hbk, 10 x 11 in. / 134 pgs / 80 color / 12 bw. | 4/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9780615395791 | $40.00




Richard Meier: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, MACBA
Richard Meier: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, MACBA
EDICIONES POLIGRAFA

Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 80 pgs / 44 color. | 3/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9788434312555 | $25.00




Zonnestraal Sanatorium
Zonnestraal Sanatorium
NAI010 PUBLISHERS

Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 278 pgs / 120 color / 240 bw. | 5/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9789056626969 | $70.00




The Power of Pro Bono
The Power of Pro Bono
METROPOLIS BOOKS

Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 288 pgs / 250 color. | 11/30/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9781935202189 | $40.00




Small Scale, Big Change
Small Scale, Big Change
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 140 pgs / 170 color. | 10/31/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9780870707841 | $37.50




Sergei Tchoban: Architectural Worlds
Sergei Tchoban: Architectural Worlds
JOVIS

Hbk, 8.75 x 10.5 in. / 128 pgs / 90 color. | 10/31/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9783868590470 | $45.00




SANAA: New Museum
SANAA: New Museum
EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 80 pgs / 64 color. | 3/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9788434312449 | $25.00




Josep Lluís Sert: Joan Miró Foundation
Josep Lluís Sert: Joan Miró Foundation
EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

Pbk, 5.75 x 8.5 in. / 80 pgs / 64 color. | 10/31/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9788434312364 | $25.00




Brad Cloepfil / Allied Works Architecture
Brad Cloepfil / Allied Works Architecture
GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

Slip, Clth, 10 x 12 in. / 440 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 4/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9780980024258 | $85.00




A Utopia of Modernity: Zlín
A Utopia of Modernity: Zlín
JOVIS

Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / illust. throughout. | 10/31/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9783868590340 | $39.95




Brad Cloepfil / Allied Works Architecture
Brad Cloepfil / Allied Works Architecture
GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

Slip, Clth, 10 x 12 in. / 440 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 4/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9780980024258 | $85.00




Wingårdhs
Wingårdhs
JOVIS

Flexi, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 144 pgs / 160 color. | 4/30/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9783868590357 | $39.95




Arium: Weather & Architecture
Arium: Weather & Architecture
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 320 pgs / 37 color / 170 bw. | 3/31/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9783775725408 | $55.00




Rudolf Fränkel and Neues Bauen
Rudolf Fränkel and Neues Bauen
WASMUTH

Pbk, 7.75 x 10.25 in. / 148 pgs / 10 color / 200 bw. | 8/31/2009 | In stock
ISBN 9783803006950 | $50.00




Roger Anger: Research on Beauty
Roger Anger: Research on Beauty
JOVIS

Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 60 color / 230 bw. | 12/31/2009 | In stock
ISBN 9783868590067 | $45.00




Landscapes of the Imagination
Landscapes of the Imagination
NAI010 PUBLISHERS

Paperback, 10.25 x 7.75 in. / 144 pgs / 150 color. | 9/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9789056620295 | $50.00




Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism
Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism
METROPOLIS BOOKS

Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / 120 color / 30 bw. | 10/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9781933045788 | $34.95




P.J.H. Cuypers 1827-1921
P.J.H. Cuypers 1827-1921
NAI010 PUBLISHERS

Hardcover, 9.75 x 12 in. / 397 pgs / 250 color. | 12/1/2007 | In stock
ISBN 9789056625740 | $75.00




On Site: New Architecture in Spain
On Site: New Architecture in Spain
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Paperback, 9 x 10.5 in. / 280 pgs / 295 color / 165 bw. | 2/1/2006 | In stock
ISBN 9780870704994 | $45.00




Design Like You Give A Damn: Architectural Responses To Humanitarian Crises
Design Like You Give A Damn: Architectural Responses To Humanitarian Crises
METROPOLIS BOOKS

Paperback, 8 x 8 in. / 336 pgs / 350 color. | 1/15/2006 | In stock
ISBN 9781933045252 | $35.00




Kisho Kurokawa: Metabolism And Symbiosis
Kisho Kurokawa: Metabolism And Symbiosis
JOVIS

Hardcover, 8.5 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 120 color / 60 bw. | 8/15/2005 | In stock
ISBN 9783936314441 | $35.00




Jsk Architects: Vision And Function
Jsk Architects: Vision And Function
WASMUTH

Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 220 pgs / 400 color / 130 bw. | 9/2/2004 | In stock
ISBN 9783803006370 | $65.00




Tall Buildings
Tall Buildings
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Paperback, 9 x 12 in. / 192 pgs / 200 color / illustrated throughout. | 11/2/2003 | In stock
ISBN 9780870700958 | $29.95




Van Herk & De Kleijn: Tools and Architecture
Van Herk & De Kleijn: Tools and Architecture
NAI010 PUBLISHERS

Paperback, 360 pgs / 250 color /10 bw. | 12/2/2003 | In stock
ISBN 9789056623043 | $55.00




Frank O. Gehry: The Architect's Studio
Frank O. Gehry: The Architect's Studio
LOUISIANA MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

Paperback, 7 x 5.5 in. / 128 pgs / 66 color / 26 bw. | 2/2/2000 | In stock
ISBN 9788790029357 | $21.00








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