Books

 

Books

  • Book: 'Citizens of No Place'

    Jimenez Lai’s use of the cartoon as a vehicle for theory helps tone down (and poke fun at) contemporary architectural rhetoric.

     
  • Book: 'Dirt'

    A team of landscape architects wants to change your perception of dirt as "icky" through essays, interviews, and illustrations that explore the positive potential of the soiled substance.

     
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    Book: 'Up on the Roof'

    A trained-architect-turned-photographer-pilot turns his camera on the rooftop lives of New York City, to find pools, gardens, restaurants, and more.

     
  • Book 'Engaging Spaces'

    The best of Kossmann.dejong's oeuvre of exhibition designs come alive through unexpected use of ordinary materials to make what the firm calls Engaging Spaces.

     
  • Book: 'Aerotropolis: The Way We'll Live Next'

    An enthusiastic, if not horrifying, glimpse at our possible future of airport cities. Co-authors Greg Lindsay and John Kasarda reintroduce the idea of the city of the future as the spokes surrounding the hub of an airport, and find evidence to justify their assertions.

     
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    Book: 'Vitamin G'

    A best-of compilation and sourcebook for lo-fi sustainable projects and green features includes small-scale and large-scale ideas alike.

     
  • Book: 'Draw Me a House'

    Thibaud Herem’s new book provides a wealth of inspiration for the young architect.

     
  • Book: 'One Million Acres & No Zoning'

    As with so much about Texas, the book 'One Million Acres & No Zoning,' a love letter to Houston by Rice School of Architecture professor Lars Lerup, is full of contradictions.

     
  • Book: 'Designing Architecture'

    Author Andrew Pressman's 'Designing Architecture' gives the practice's freshest faces a fresh take on the trade in his how-to guide on design.

     
  • Book: 'Louis I. Kahn and the Yale Center for British Art: A Conservation Plan'

    Amid all the recent lamentations about the war on midcentury architecture, there comes an enlightened statement in the form of a new monograph on Kahn's Yale Center for British Art.

     
 
 
 

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