New Moleskine architecture book: “Mecanoo is a Dutch architectural firm founded in 1984. The group has always paid great attention to the entire process control and focus on sustainable design and the study of matter and patterns.”
New monograph by Princeton Architectural Press the work of about architect Carol A. Wilson, FAIA, Falmouth, Maine. Her modern and environmentally responsive buildings have been honored with numerous design awards.
Laka Perspectives book, the first publication from Laka Foundation (non-profit), received a Special Mention in the 2018 German Design Award Excellent Communications Design Books and Calendars. It consists of 21 interviews with renowned experts.
Metamorphism: Transforming Materials in Architecture: Verlag Birkhäuser publication: architectural book by Ákos Moravánszky – Metamorphism: Transforming Materials in Architecture, Birkhäuser publication, book info + image.
Part of the AD Smart series which focuses on the application of new technologies in architecture. Written by Terri Peters and Brady Peters Computing the Environment presents practical workflows and guidance for designers to get feedback on their design using digital design tools on environmental performance.
This issue of AD is guest-edited by the interdisciplinary team at Stevens Institute of Technology who developed the winning entry for the 2015 US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition, the SU+RE House.
Interior Design Illustrated is the definiteive guide to designing for interior spaces. Richly illustrated in author Francis D.K. Ching’s signature style, this book introduces complex design concepts in a visually stunning format; from defining the space and using the elements of design.
Written by Karl Kropf and conceived as a practical manual of morphological analysis, The Handbook of Urban Morphology brings together in one place the core concepts and principles of the discipline.
It is a rare book that captures the zeitgeist of a particular period, and a rare writer who can present that spirit through references that range from art history to engineering, from architectural theory to pop culture.
“The city is a people’s art, a shared experience,” a Philadelphia architect and planner named Edmund Bacon once wrote, adding that any urban designer’s job was to “conceive an idea, implant it, and nurture its growth in the collective minds of the community.”
Design Engine to open new London studio as book marking the first 18 years of the practice is published. The new office will open in January 2018 and be led by former Foster+Partners Associate Partner Tim O’Rourke.
The Herculean task of replacing the iconic roof of one the world’s most revered pieces of 20th-century architecture has been captured on the page by the lead designer of the project.
Non-fiction picture book about the famed architect’s life and her triumph over adversity from celebrated author-illustrator Jeanette Winter. In her latest children’s book, “The World Is Not a Rectangle,” she portrays the life of the late architect Zaha Hadid, a selection of her buildings, and her architectural inspirations.
Author: Mollie Claypool
This is Gaudi by Mollie Claypool and published by Laurence King in August 2017 is a beautifully illustrated guide to the life and work of one of Europe’s best-loved architects, Antoni Gaudi.
Author: Steve Bowkett. Archidoodle: Architects’ Activity Postcards by Steve Bowkett and published by Laurence King in August 2017 is the perfect gift for architecture lovers, featuring 20 postcards that can be doodled on and coloured in.
Author: Colin Davies. Combining a thought-provoking and readable text with over 800 photographs, plans and sections, this exciting new reading of modern architecture is a must for students and architecture enthusiasts alike
Limited edition collector’s box, containing three different, innovative and contemporary views on the work of architect Álvaro Siza Vieira through photography, text and illustration.
Ben Jacks’ book The Architect’s Tour: Notes for the Design Traveler, by Culicidae Architectural Press: this publication records a lovely project, a wander through some of the most important European buildings of the last century.