Architecture: Course Titles

A Country of Cities By Vishaan Chakrabarti. Foreword by Norman Foster. Illustrations by SHoP Architects. In A Country of Cities, author Vishaan Chakrabarti argues that well-designed cities are the key to solving America's great national challenges: environmental degradation, unsustainable consumption, economic stagnation, rising public health costs and decreased social mobility. >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781935202172
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 252 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 05/30/2013 Out of stock
Designing Peace Edited with text by Cynthia E. Smith. Preface by Darren Walker. Foreword by Ruki Neuhold-Ravikumar. Poem by John Paul Lederach.

How might we collectively put our creative forces together to envision a future we want to live in and take action to create it now? Designing Peace is an intersectional snapshot of the actions—culturally diverse >>more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9781942303329
US $45.00 CAN $61.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/26/2022 Out of stock

Emerging Ecologies: Architecture and the Rise of Environmentalism Edited with text by Carson Chan. Text by Matthew Wagstaffe.

During the 1960s, as Western notions of endless progress and growth gave way to concerns over industrial pollution, resource depletion and ecological limits, attitudes toward the environment became social, political and ideological. Published to accompany >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451544
US $65.00 CAN $94.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 224 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 09/05/2023 Out of stock

Essays on Jane Jacobs Edited with preface and text by Jesper Meijling, Tigran Haas. Text by Peter L. Laurence, Ebba Högström, Catharina Thörn, Per Svensson, Jill L. Grant, Saskia Sassen, Ola Andersson, Peter Elmlund, Vania Ceccato, Michael W. Mehaffy, Eva Minoura, Blake Harris.

Author of the hugely influential Death and Life of Great American Cities, the urbanist writer and activist Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) never received a college degree nor any formal training in urban planning, but her eight >>more
Bokförlaget Stolpe
ISBN 9789198523690
US $30.00 CAN $42.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 300 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 09/15/2020 Out of stock

Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism Edited by Bryan Bell, Katie Wakeford. Foreword by Thomas Fisher. Text by Steve Badanes, Roberta M. Feldman, Sergio Palleroni, John Peterson, Katie Swenson, et al. Expanding Architecture presents a new generation of creative design carried out in the service of the greater public and the greater good. Questioning how design can improve daily lives, editors Bryan Bell and Katie Wakeford >>more
Metropolis Books
ISBN 9781933045788
US $34.95 CAN $45.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / 120 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 Out of stock
In Search of African American Space Edited with text by Jeffrey Hogrefe, Scott Ruff, Carrie Eastman, Ashley Simone. Foreword by Tina M. Campt. Text by Sara Caples, Radiclani Clytus, Yolande Daniels, Ann Holder, Everardo Jefferson, Walis Johnson, Elizabeth Kennedy, Rodney Leon, Marisa Williamson.

Richly illustrated with vintage adverts, maps, posters and architectural plans, and organized thematically, this anthology, edited by Jeffrey Hogrefe and Scott Ruff at the Pratt Institute in New York, is divided into three sections. The >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786338
US $30.00 CAN $42.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 148 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2020 Out of stock

Intangible Heritage: Expeditions, Observations and Lectures by Roberto Burle Marx and Collaborators Edited by María A. Villalobos H., Carla Urbina. Text by Roberto Burle Marx, José Tabacow, Isabela de Carvalho Ono, Lúcia Maria Sá Antunes Costa. Interviews by Jacques Leenhardt.

The great landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx (1909–94) revolutionized tropical garden aesthetics for the 20th century, and today his designs for parks and gardens are celebrated across the world. Marx’s innovations can be summarized, as >>more
ISBN 9786078880096
US $40.00 CAN $58.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 360 pgs / 356 color / 48 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/07/2023 Out of stock

Lessons for Students in Architecture By Herman Hertzberger. Lessons for Students in Architecture, written by Dutch architect and educator Herman Hertzberger (born 1932), was first published in 1991 as an elaborated version of lectures Hertzberger had given since 1973 at Delft University of >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462083196
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.50 in. / 272 pgs / 763 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 Out of stock
On the Necessity of Gardening Edited with text by Laurie Cluitmans. Text by Marieke Barnas, Liesbeth Helmus, Erik de Jong, René de Kam, Alhena Katsof, Jamaica Kincaid, Catriona Sandilands, Patricia de Vries, et al.

Organized as an inventive abecedarium, On the Necessity of Gardening tells the story of the garden as a rich source of inspiration.
Over the centuries, artists, writers, poets and thinkers from Capability Brown to Derek Jarman >>more
ISBN 9789493246003
US $35.00 CAN $47.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 240 pgs / 50 color / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/23/2021 In stock

Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth By R. Buckminster Fuller.

Buckminster Fuller (1895–1983) was an architect, engineer, geometrician, cartographer, philosopher, futurist, inventor of the famous geodesic dome, and one of the most brilliant thinkers of his time. For more than five decades, he set forth >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037781265
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.75 x 7.5 in. / 152 pgs / 7 images.
Pub Date: 07/15/2008 In stock

Our World to Change! Edited by Ruedi Baur.

To explain the desperate state of our world, its functioning and malfunctioning, is the ambitious goal of this book by Ruedi and Vera Baur. To achieve this goal they have joined forces with the globalization- >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785294
US $20.00 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.75 x 6.25 in. / 256 pgs / 260 images.
Pub Date: 02/25/2017 Out of stock

R. Buckminster Fuller: Pattern-Thinking By Daniel López-Pérez.

A Los Angeles Times 2021 holiday gift guide pick

The work of R. Buckminster Fuller (1895–1983) is among the most extraordinary and inventive in 20th-century design and architecture, not least for its incorporation of a range >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786093
US $40.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 400 pgs / 150 color / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/10/2019 Out of stock

The Architecture of Health By Michael P. Murphy Jr. with Jeffrey Mansfield and MASS Design Group. Preface by Daniel A. Barber.

Reading architecture through the history of hospitals offers a tool for unlocking the elemental principles of architecture and the intractable laws of human and social conditions that architecture serves in each of our lives. This >>more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
ISBN 9781942303312
US $45.00 CAN $58.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.25 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 225 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2021 Out of stock

Walter Gropius: International Architecture Edited by Lars Müller. Introduction by Sibylle Hoiman, Astrid Bähr.

When the Bauhaus moved to Dessau in 1924, it was finally possible to publish the first of the Bauhausbücher that Walter Gropius (1883–1969) and László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) had first conceived of in Weimar. The series >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785843
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 108 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 Out of stock

Your Private Sky: R. Buckminster Fuller Edited by Joachim Krausse, Claude Lichtenstein.

In light of the reawakening interest in R. Buckminster Fuller’s works and thoughts, and of their growing importance for our technological world, it is time for a reedition of this comprehensive and legendary publication from >>more
Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785249
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 528 pgs / 600 color.
Pub Date: 07/30/2017 Out of stock

nai010 Institute of Network Cultures

nai010 The Why Factory

Text by Winy Maas, Adrien Ravon, Javier Arpa, Felix Madrazo.
ISBN: 9789462085305 | US $44.95
Pub Date: 9/27/2022
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Edited by Winy Maas.
ISBN: 9789462081772 | US $35.00
Pub Date: 1/26/2016
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Text by Winy Maas, Ulf Hackauf, Adrien Ravon, Patrick Healy.
ISBN: 9789462082533 | US $45.00
Pub Date: 1/26/2016
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Text by Winy Maas, Pirjo Haikola, Ulf Hackauf, John Thackara.
ISBN: 9789056628628 | US $35.00
Pub Date: 8/31/2014
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Text by Winy Maas, Felix Madrazo.
ISBN: 9789462080072 | US $35.00
Pub Date: 4/30/2013
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Text by Winy Maas, Alexander Sverdlov, Felix Madrazo, The Why Factory.
ISBN: 9789056627669 | US $35.00
Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Text by Winy Maas, et al.
ISBN: 9789056627645 | US $35.00
Pub Date: 3/31/2012
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