From Commission to Construction cover

Architecture: From Commission to Construction by Jennifer Hudson Laurence King Publishers, 2012 Paperback, 240 pages Books that collect works of contemporary architecture tend to present them in some fairly typical ways, particularly by building typology (houses, museums, public space, etc.) and as finished ...Read More

Detail in Contemporary Glass Architecture

Detail in Contemporary Glass Architecture by Virginia McLeod Laurence King Publishing, 2011 Hardcover, 224 pages   Virginia McLeod continues her series of Detail in Contemporary... books (previously I reviewed ...Residential Architecture) with a collection of 50 buildings that use glass in innovative ways. Structured ...Read More

The Embodied Image and Thinking About Architecture

The Embodied Image: Imagination and Imagery in Architecture by Juhani Pallasmaa Wiley, 2011 Hardcover or paperback, 152 pages Thinking About Architecture: An Introduction to Architectural Theory by Colin Davies Laurence King Publishing, 2011 Paperback, 160 pages The Embodied Image is Finnish architect, educator, and writer Juhani ...Read More

Greening Modernism and Towards Zero-Energy Architecture

Greening Modernism: Preservation, Sustainability, and the Modern Movement by Carl Stein W. W. Norton, 2010 Hardcover, 296 pages Towards Zero-Energy Architecture: New Solar Design by Mary Guzowski Laurence King Publishers, 2010 Hardcover, 208 pages With the buzzwords "energy" and "sustainability" dominating any discussion on the present ...Read More

Book covers

Houses: Modern Natural/Natural Modern by Ron Broadhurst Rizzoli, 2010 Hardcover, 300 pages The New Modern House: ...Read More