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  • Modern Architectureby Alan Colquhoun

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 18.99

    This new account of international modernism explores the complex motivations behind this revolutionary movement and assesses its triumphs and failures. The work of the main architects of the movement such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Adolf Loos, Le Corbusier, and Mies van der Rohe is re-examined shedding new light on their roles as acknowledged masters.Alan... more...

  • Makeshift Metropolisby Witold Rybczynski

    Scribner 2010; US$ 16.99

    In this new work, prizewinning author, professor, and Slate architecture critic Witold Rybczynski returns to the territory he knows best: writing about the way people live, just as he did in the acclaimed bestsellers Home and A Clearing in the Distance . In Makeshift Metropolis , Rybczynski has drawn upon a lifetime of observing cities to craft... more...

  • The Urban Gardenby Jeremy N. Smith; Chad Harder; Sepp Jannotta; Bill McKibben

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    Fifteen people—plus a class of first graders—tell how local food, farms, and gardens changed their lives and their community...and how they can change yours, too. Urban Farming Handbook includes: • Fifteen first-person stories of personal and civic transformation from a range of individuals, including farmers and community garden members, a low-income... more...

  • If...Thenby Stan Allen

    Springer 2005; US$ 24.95

    If...Then: Architectural Speculation is the sixth in an annual series of publications featuring work by talented architects selected by The Architectural League of New York's Young Architects Competition jury. This year, entrants were asked to explore the process of architectural speculation: the act of imagination that precedes every work, projecting... more...

  • Ken Smith Landscape Architectby Jane Amidon

    Springer 2006; US$ 29.95

    Ken Smith is unquestionably one of the most interesting voices in landscape architecture; his works reflect the intensity and energy of their surroundings and challenge the distinction between landscape and art form. "Ken Smith Landscape Architects/Urban Projects focuses on three prominent works in New York City: his East River Project; his work... more...

  • Kengo Kumaby Botond Bognar

    Springer 2005; US$ 65.00

    Evanescent Restrained. Ethereal. These are some of the words used to describe the architecture of Kengo Kuma, one of the most heralded of a new generation of Japanese architects. A recent article in "Architecture writes of Kuma that "he strives to give his buildings the qualities of a rainbow, composed of shimmering particles, more illusion... more...

  • The Professional Practice of Landscape Architectureby Walter Rogers

    Wiley 2010; US$ 90.00

    The all-inclusive reference to starting and operating a landscape architecture firm The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture, Second Edition is completely revised to keep up with the latest developments driving the day-to-day operation of a successful private-practice landscape architecture office. Whether helping a landscape architecture... more...

  • Christopher Lloydby Stephen Anderton

    Random House 2010; US$ 23.60

    Christopher Lloyd (Christo) was one of the greatest English gardeners of the twentieth century, perhaps the finest plantsman of them all. His creation is the garden at Great Dixter in East Sussex, and it is a tribute to his vision and achievement that, after his death in 2006, the Heritage Lottery Fund made a grant of £4 million to help preserve... more...

  • Meaning in Landscape Architecture and Gardensby Marc Treib

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 39.95

    This book offers the professional a rich source of ideas about the designed landscape, what these mean to us and how they acquired that significance. Key essays from landscape architects are presented with the authors? current reflections. more...

  • The Architecture Student's Handbook of Professional Practiceby American Institute of Architects

    Wiley 2011; US$ 120.00

    Written by The American Institute of Architects, this is the definitive textbook on practice issues written specifically for architecture students. Specifically written for emerging architects, this is the first unabbreviated guide specifically for architecture students about to begin their careers. It is required reading in a professional practice... more...