Most popular Architecture books
The most popular Architecture books currently available. Updated weekly.
Notre Dame: A Short History of the Meaning of Cathedrals is Ken Follett's tribute to the the Notre-Dame de Paris, one of the greatest cathedrals in the world, which so tragically caught fire and was threatened with destruction but thankfully saved.
This extraordinary appreciation of the most interesting gardens in and around the 30 Cambridge colleges explores their horticulture, history and significance to the academics, visitors and locals who experience them.
Antoni Gaudi merged Orientalism, natural forms, and new materials into a unique Modernista aesthetic that put Barcelona on the global architecture map. With brand-new photography, plans and drawings by Gaudi himself, as well as an extensive appendix of all his works including furniture and unfinished projects, this XL book takes us through the...
The indispensable reference book from top interior design house, Andrew Martin. 500 pages of the latest interior styles and trends, catering to all kinds of tastes. Features leading interior designers around the world and the prestigious "Designer of the Year".
Praised by BBC Countryfile Magazine for writing `intelligently and amusingly, with evident excitement and imagination', Dixe Wills unleashes his trademark style on the tiniest castles in Britain. Beautifully presented in full colour throughout, the book uncovers over 60 of the country's loveliest and most compelling castles.
In the tradition of the bestselling Where Chefs Eat: the definitive global hotel guide by the real experts who know - architects
An inspiring tour of the highlights of the most-loved churches, abbeys and cathedrals of the United Kingdom.
The greatest structures in human history. Explore the constructions that have shaped our world and learn their hidden secrets in this large format highly illustrated book.
Designer and lifestyle authority Tricia Foley illustrates her approach to creating elegantly pared-down environments for the home and work space.
Peek behind the curtains of London's iconic theatres with acclaimed actor Simon Callow as your personal guide.
Beloved and contemplated by philosophers, architects, writers, and literary theorists alike, this book examines the places in which we place our conscious and unconscious thoughts and guides us through a stream of cerebral meditations on poetry, art, and the blooming of consciousness itself.
This collection of great buildings is a highly entertaining lesson in architectural history for readers of all ages.
With cost and space often at a premium, small but perfectly formed buildings are a popular architectural challenge. From world-famous names such as Toyo Ito and Zaha Hadid to the best in new international talent, architects around the world showcase the creative possibilities of compact dimensions.
The first book from interior designer Mark D. Sikes is a celebration of American style today, showcasing chic and accessible ideas for every home.
Features 50 of the city's seminal structures, with specially commissioned illustrations accompanied by text. Once the card around the buildings is removed, you are left with your own version of New York to treasure and display.
An elegant, practical, and easy-to-use guide for architecture fans
Discover the master of the modern minimalist, Mies van der Rohe, one of the defining and most hotly debated tastemakers of the twentieth century. In pursuit of elemental truth, van der Rohe crafted an "almost nothing" architecture, criticized by some as bland, extolled by others as the paradigm of purity.
In an era of high-tech and climate extremes, we are drowning in information while starving for wisdom. Enter Lo-TEK, a design movement building on indigenous philosophy and vernacular infrastructure to generate sustainable, resilient, nature-based technology. With a foreword by anthropologist Wade Davis and spanning 20 countries from Peru to...
An architectural historian takes a deep dive into the story of Trump's wall and examines famous walls from throughout human history and what they reveal about us.
Features 53 of the city's seminal structures, with specially commissioned illustrations accompanied by text. Once the card around the buildings is removed, you are left with your own version of Paris to treasure and display.
The Edinburgh Art Book showcases one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Inspired by Edinburgh's unique architecture, over 50 artists have produced a unique collection of contemporary images illustrating all aspects of the city and surrounding area.
Yearning for rustic simplicity? Open the door to Cabins, a gorgeous showcase of minimal, low-impact, peaceful abodes around the world. From contemplative bliss in an English coastal studio to eco-home huts in the Western Ghats of India, each of these minimal homes exude innovative, eco-friendly, mindful living.
The memoir of a personal housing crisis that led to a discovery of the true value of home, nature and belonging.
An account of the history of Peterborough Cathedral - one of England's finest surviving Norman buildings - and its preserved art and architecture.
A lavish monograph celebrating one of the most respected and admired American architects, known for his sensitivity to the nature and traditions of the Pacific Northwest
A practical and inspirational guide to modern pilgrimages: the art of mindful walks to a place of meaning.
Demonstrates a new approach to architecture in a world increasingly free of ideologies and references and offers a foundation for conceiving a non-referential architecture in such a non-referential world
A groundbreaking global survey of the finest mid-20th-century homes - one of the most popular styles of our time
'Addictive ... a charter for wistfulness' Observer<br> <br> 'An enchanting rabbit hole of handmade houses' The New York Times<br> <br> 'The Bible of pared back, natural living' Der Spiegel<br> <br> 'Take a deep breath and let the inspiration sink in' GQ<br> <br> Cabin Porn began as an on-line project created by a group of friends to inspire their own home building. As they collected more photos, their site attracted thousands of submissions from other cabin builders and a passionate audience of more than ten million people. This book is an invitation to slow down, take a deep breath, and enjoy the beauty and serenity that happens when nature meets simple craft.
Colour Quest Cityscapes takes colour-by-number books to sky-scraping new heights, with 30 incredible skylines and buildings waiting to be revealed.
Helps you learn a bit about what works: how to make people feel at home, how to cook food they love, how to make a room stylish but welcoming, how to throw a party, get the lighting right, mix a cocktail, design a bedroom, build an art collection.
Anticipation is brewing; who will be named "Designer of the Year"? All is revealed in Interior Design Review Vol. 23, the latest installment in Andrew Martin's dependable catalogue of interior inspiration.
A visual and clear guide to building better density to create happier, more livable cities. With foreword by Jan Gehl.
Traditional architecture meets cutting-edge design in this compact showcase of Asian living. Traveling across Tibet, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Singapore, and Malaysia, we enter the Shiv Niwas Palace featured in Octopussy, gilded Tibetan monasteries, a high-rise overlooking the Singaporean skyline, and many more...