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  • Le Corbusier. The Chapel at Ronchampby Danièle Pauly

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 35.00

    The pilgrimage church Notre-Dame-du-Haut in Ronchamp (1950–54), an icon of modern architecture, represents one of the central buildings of Le Corbusier’s late period. Located on a high plateau in the Vosges above Belfort, this building is an unsurpassed work of artwhich alsofits uniquely into its physical surroundings. The shell-shaped... more...

  • Le Corbusier. The Villa Savoyeby Jacques Sbriglio

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 35.00

    Die kompromißlose klare Bauweise macht die 1931 fertig gestellte Villa Savoye von Le Corbusier zu einer unverwechselbaren Ikone in der Architektur des 20. Jahrhunderts. André Malraux stellte sie denn auch 1964 unter Denkmalschutz. In diesem Guide wird sie anhand historischer Dokumente und neuer Aufnahmen sowohl dem Besucher vor Ort als... more...

  • Le Corbusier – Choix de lettresby Jean Jenger

    Birkhäuser 2002; US$ 91.00

    leCorbusier became famous throughout the world for his unique contribution to 20th century architecture. His buildings and projects are internationally acclaimed and widely documented. Now the time has come to discover the man behind the architecture. Jean Jenger, longtime President of the Fondation Le Corbusier, has selected 322 of the... more...

  • Le Corbusier – L'Unité d habitation de Marseille / The Unité d Habitation in Marseillesby Jacques Sbriglio

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 39.00

    the Unité in Marseille (1945-1952) was a pioneering achievement at a time when social housing in the post WWII years posed an immense problem. Freed from restrictive regulations for the first time Le Corbusier was able to put into practice his concept of modern social housing. A milestone of modern architecture and subject of controversial... more...

  • Plottegg – Architecture Beyond Inclusion and Identity is Exclusion and Difference from Artby Manfred Wolff-Plottegg; Joseph Giovannini

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00

    Plottegg is one of Austria's most high-profile avant-garde architects. He has been pioneering the use of the computer since the 1980s. However, using the technology purely as an electronic drawing board is not enough for him - programs are intended to generate solutions. The works selected for this publication therefore represent the architect's... more...

  • Housing the Futureby Graham Cairns; Rachel Isaac-Menard; Graham Potts

    Libri Publishing 2016; US$ 22.99

    Housing The Future – Alternative Approaches for Tomorrow offers three perspectives on the problems of housing today with an eye on tomorrow. It brings together world-leading practicing architects with academics from seven countries and teams of international students. World leaders in the field of residential design, such as UN Habitat Award winner... more...

  • Ethnography for Designersby Galen Cranz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 41.95

    Ethnography for Designers teaches architects and designers how to listen actively to the knowledge people have about their own culture. This approach gives structure to values and qualities. It does this by noting the terms and underlying structure of thought people use to describe aspects of their culture. By responding to underlying cognitive... more...

  • Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourseby Daniel Grinceri

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is concerned with cultural and political discourses that affect the production of architecture. It examines how these discursive mechanisms and technologies combine to normalise and aestheticise everyday practices. It queries the means by which buildings are appropriated to give shape and form to political aspirations and values. Architecture... more...

  • From the Shadowsby Owen Hopkins

    Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 40.00

    Nicholas Hawksmoor (1662–1736) is one of English history’s greatest architects, outshone only by Christopher Wren, under whom he served as an apprentice. A major figure in his own time, he was involved in nearly all the grandest architectural projects of his age, and he is best known for his London churches, six of which still stand today.            ... more...

  • The Making of Placeby John Dixon Hunt

    Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 40.00

    Gardening is rich in tradition, and many gardens are explicitly designed to refer to or honor the past. But garden design is also rich in innovation, and in The Making of Place John Dixon Hunt explores the wide varieties of approaches, aesthetics, and achievements in garden design throughout the world today.            ... more...