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..
Analytic Models in ArchitectureAnalytic Models in Architecture documents Yale School of Architecture student work from the undergraduate studio course The Analytic Model: Descriptive and Interpretive Systems in Architecture, taught by Emmanuel Petit from 2005 to 2014. The projects are organized acco..
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..
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 ..
The Generic Sublime: Organizational Models for Global ArchitectureSkyscraper collectives, tower agglomerations, high-rise housing, mixed-use developments, luxury condominiums, airport hubs, suburban office enclaves, industrial and technology parks, hotel complexes and resorts, conference and financi..
Yamuna River Project : New Delhi Urban EcologyThis publication presents the results of more than five consecutive years of focused research initiatives and designs from The University of Virginia School of Architecture towards the revitalization of New Delhi, India’s water bodies.In collaboration wi..