A History of Ottoman ArchitectureWhen it was first published, Godfrey Goodwin’s study immediately established itself as a definitive work on the subject. It remains the only comprehensive survey in English and virtually the only account of the last two centuries of Turkish architecture. The author t..
Abalos + Sentkiewicz: Essays on Thermodinamics, Architecture and BeautyEssays on Thermodynamics, Architecture and Beauty, is a book that unfolds arguments and designs around the concept of “thermodynamic beauty”. This new aesthetic category opens up new and unexpected directions to the architect’s w..
Against the Grain: Louis I. Kahn Visiting Assistant ProfessorshipAgainst the Grain, features the work of three studios of the Louis I. Kahn Visiting Assistant Professors at Yale. Marcelo Spina and Georgina Huljich in Brutal Beauty: Piles, Monoliths and the Incongruous Whole explored ways to make mu..
Architecture on the Edge of Postmodernism – Collected Essays 1964–1988Robert A. M. Stern is one of contemporary architecture’s most influential figures, with a career encompassing every facet of the profession: he has a flourishing private practice; he is a noted authority on New York architectural ..
Architecture: A Modern ViewWhat does architecture have to do with health? This fun - damental, yet unusual question is based on the elements - tary consideration of how built environments can contribute - Ute to healing and convalescence. This topic constitutes an area of interdisciplinary research ..
Arts & Architecture 1945-1949 From the end of World War II until the mid-1960s, exciting things were happening in American architecture. Emerging talents were focusing on innovative projects that integrated at once modern design and low-cost materials. The trend was most notably embodied in..
Classical Language of ArchitectureClassical architecture is a visual “language” and like any other language has its own grammatical rules. Classical buildings as widely spaced in time as a Roman temple, an Italian Renaissance palace and a Regency house all show an awareness of these rules even if th..
General Theory of Urbanization 1867First translation into English on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the publication of the General Theory of Urbanization 1867 by Ildefons Cerdà, an essential work on urban development.In 1867 Ildefons Cerdà published his Teoria general de la urbanitzación. ..
Imminent Commons: The Expanded CityIn light of the increasing disengagement between urban and rural areas, this book address the interdependency of cities with ecological and technological processes outside the purview of traditional urban planning. It compiles a huge amount of essays in regards to ..
Making it Modern: The History of Modernism in Architecture and DesignAt its root, modernism is that fundamental. It is a question of having something to represent that is of the moment. In the most radical interpretation, modernism always comes too late. The modern is that which is always new, which..
Modern Architecture: A Critical HistoryThis acclaimed survey of modern architecture and its origins has become a classic since it first appeared in 1980. For the fourth edition Kenneth Frampton has added a major new section that explores the effects of globalization on architecture in recent years a..
The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion: 101 Things That Open and Close the CityThe Arsenal of Exclusion / Inclusion is a book about 101 “weapons” that architects, planners, policy-makers, developers, real estate brokers, community activists and other urban agents use to restrict or promote access ..