Most popular Individual architects & architectural firms books
The most popular Individual architects & architectural firms books currently available. Updated weekly.
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
Published in conjunction with the exhibition held Feb. 15-May 4, 2008, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs.
Same fabulous book that was released in 2014 but now at a lower price
Discover the gentler face of modernism in this introduction to Alvar Aalto, the Finnish architect who defied the slick geometries set by the International Style to prioritize soft, poetic, undulating forms. Whether a villa, a sauna, or a lamp design, Aalto's organic structures championed environmentally sound and progressive design with a deep-...
This is the first ever book to showcase the award-winning work of interior designer and entrepreneur Fiona Barratt-Campbell, one of Britain s leading figures in the international luxury design market whose interiors marry a sense of opulence with simplicity.
Meet Rudolph Michael Schindler, the Austrian-born architect who combined Cubism, the International Style, and Californian Modernism into "space architecture." Unnoticed for decades, his structures are today hailed as landmarks of the Modernist movement. This collection presents Schindler's most important projects through crisp photography,...
Thirty-two leading German architectural practices and their signature projects in the areas of housing, commercial, public architecture and renovation.
From the ubiquitous Knoll "Tulip" chairs and tables to the TWA terminal at JFK Airport in New York, Eero Saarinen was one of the 20th century's most prominent space shapers, merging dynamic forms with a modernist sensibility across art and architecture.
Explore the A-Z of modern space. From Gio Ponti's colored geometries to Zaha Hadid's free-flowing futurism, this comprehensive overview features more than 280 profiles of architects, styles, movements, and trends that have shaped structures from the 19th to the 21st century.
A luxurious, graphically compelling vision for contemporary domestic living, as observed and artfully presented by the Oscar-winning film star. Keaton's stunning portrayal of rusticated, reimagined, or repurposed spaces across the country shows how inventive designers have brought their talents to bear upon the surface of neglect and decay.
Foster + Partners Portfolio: 1967-2017 is a complete and extraordinary account of the first fifty years of Foster + Partners - a globally renowned studio for sustainable architecture, urbanism and design.
Through scorching heat to unforgiving chills, BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group presents a dazzling round-up of adaptive architecture in extreme environments around the world. In coordination with a major exhibition at the National Building Museum, Washington, 60 case studies show how structures can become holistic ecosystems of both economic and...
Ideas, integrity, and pure spatial experience combine in the works of David Chipperfield, one of the most understated architectural maestros of our time. From Berlin to Beirut, traverse Chipperfield's most striking projects to discover how his drive to reject "starchitecture" and instead expose the remarkable concealed in "ordinariness" has put...
Even in his unrealised projects, Le Corbusier redefined modern living, synthesising functionalism, expressionism, and expansive urban thinking from Switzerland to Chandigarh, India. This book provides a succinct introduction to his trailblazing ideas, writings, and buildings, which continue to resonate and influence to this day.
From a cardboard cathedral to emergency shelters in paper tubing, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban has made his name with a restlessly inventive response to material and situation. This book presents the architect's most important projects to date and introduces a career defined by exploration, poetic expression, and humanitarian...
Following up on their much-heralded first volume of interiors, this new publication presents the next evolution of Atelier AM virtuosos of mixing antiques and museum-quality artworks with pedigreed design.
This is Gaudi reveals the exuberant world and groundbreaking work of Antonio Gaudi in the history of modern architecture.
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.
Extensive study of award- winning architect Peter Salter's first residential project, featuring specially commissioned photographs.
Palladio (1508-80) combined classical restraint with constant inventiveness. In this study, Professor Ackerman sets Palladio in the context of his age - the Humanist era of Michelangelo and Raphael, Titian and Veronese - and examines each of the villas, churches and palaces in turn.
With his geometric structures perched upon the hillsides, beaches, and deserts of California, John Lautner is responsible for some of the most original buildings of the 20th century. This introductory book surveys his key works and his iconic aesthetic in an age of space-age technology, economic growth, and affluence.
The concept for the Bauhaus - literally 'building house' - came from Walter Gropius, a practicing architect and one of the great thinkers of the 20th century.
An adult colouring book from Barcelona, celebrating the work of Antoni Gaudi and the breathtaking modernist style and architecture of the city.
From architects and product designers to textile artists and digital innovators, Women Design profiles a selection of dynamic female designers from the modern era, showcasing their finest work and celebrating their enduring influence.
The RIBA National Awards Winners 2018 showcases the very best of British Architecture. This book features the 49 award-winning buildings and is written from the viewpoint of the jury members. One of the 49 will go on to win the prestigious Stirling Prize.
A large-scale monograph on Belgian architect and designer Vincent van Duysen first twenty years' worth of work.
The story of the recovery and transformation of the 19th century home of the former wine warehouse on the seaside boulevard of Trieste.
A dazzling dual portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright and early twentieth-century New York, revealing the city's role in establishing the career of America's most famous architect
Illustrated book about the life and work of the early 20th century architect Sir Edwin Lutyens.
The `visionary memoir' (Observer) of a young female architect in war-torn Syria, and the role architecture plays in whether a community crumbles or comes together, now available in B-format paperback.
This fresh overview of Tadao Ando's oeuvre spans the breadth of his career, from his beginnings in 1975 to today. Based on the massive XXL edition, this accessible volume sheds light on the Modernist master through photographs and architectural drawings, and includes such new projects as the Shanghai Poly Theater and the Clark Center at the...
Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa fused local construction traditions with modern forms and sensibility to create harmonious and pleasurable buildings that have become legendary in the region and influential around the world. This volume is a documentation and appreciation of the man and his work.
Indoor-outdoor flow meets clean, crisp modernism in the structures of Austrian-American Richard Neutra, master of postwar architecture whose cool, sleek style synthesized technology with nature. This monograph compiles his complete works-nearly 300 private homes, schools, and public buildings-illustrated by over 1,000 photographs, including...
Peter Zumthor ranks among the most important contemporary architects, this is the authoritative monograph on his entire work.
This Architecture Brief is a designer's guide and vital tool for teaching and learning design/build education in architecture schools.
The evolution of Jo Nagasaka's design process is unveiled in a unique publication about his studio's work. The wide - ranging portfolio of the Japanese firm Schemata Architects demonstrates its strengths and inspirational vision. Pinp ointing the founder's creative spark is what this book is all about.