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  1. The Life and Art of Felrath Hines
    Felrath Hines (1913–1993), the first African American man to become a professional conservator for the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, was born and raised in the segregated Midwest. Leaving their home in the South, Hiness... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2018
    Hardback | £31.00
  2. The Design of Protest
    Public protests are a vital tool for asserting grievances and creating temporary, yet tangible, communities as the world becomes more democratic and urban in the twenty-first century. While the political and social aspects of... Learn More
    Published: 2nd August 2018
    Hardback | £42.00
  3. Aesthetics and Technology in Building
    The UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The Pirelli skyscraper in Milan. The Palazetto dello Sport in Rome. The "soaring beauty" of Pier Luigi Nervi's visionary designs and buildings changed cityscapes in the twentieth century.... Learn More
    Published: 30th July 2018
    Hardback | £46.00
  4. Architectures of Revolt
    Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the worldwide mass protest movements of 1968—against war, imperialism, racism, poverty, misogyny, and homophobia—the exciting anthology Architectures of Revolt explores the... Learn More
    Published: 17th July 2018
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  5. Sacred Ritual, Profane Space
    The first three centuries of Christianity are increasingly seen in modern scholarship as sites of complexity. Sacred Ritual, Profane Space examines the Christian meeting places of the time and overturns long-held notions about... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2018
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  6. Architecture and Urbanism in the French Atlantic Empire
    Spanning from the West African coast to the Canadian prairies and south to Louisiana, the Caribbean, and Guiana, France’s Atlantic empire was one of the largest political entities in the Western Hemisphere. Yet despite France's... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2018
    Hardback | £58.00
  7. Building Reuse
    In Building Reuse: Sustainability, Preservation, and the Value of Design, Kathryn Rogers Merlino makes an impassioned case that truly sustainable design requires reusing and reimagining existing buildings. The construction and... Learn More
    Published: 3rd June 2018
    Hardback | £38.00
  8. São Paulo

    São Paulo

    A Graphic Biography

    Edited by Felipe Correa

    University of Texas Press

    While the history of São Paulo dates back more than 450 years, most of its growth took place after World War II as the city’s major economic engine shifted from agriculture to industry. Today, as São Paulo evolves into... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2018
    Hardback | £50.00
  9. Counter Institution
    Counter Institution is a history of three re-purposed buildings in the Lower East Side -- Peace Pentagon, ABC No Rio, and El Bohio -- that have been used by activists as their headquarters to launch various actions over the past... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2018
    Paperback | £22.99
  10. Depositions
    “Burle Marx created a new and modern grammar for international landscape design.”—Lauro Cavalcanti, quoted in the New York Times“The real creator of the modern garden.”—American Institute of ArchitectsRoberto Burle... Learn More
    Published: 25th April 2018
    Hardback | £35.00
  11. Frank Furness

    Frank Furness

    Architecture in the Age of the Great Machines

    Written by George E. Thomas, Foreword by Alan Hess

    Series Haney Foundation Series

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    A sweeping assessment of the entire career of Frank Furness that features more than one hundred illustrations, George E. Thomas's book argues that American modern architecture, in design and genealogy, is rooted in the industrial... Learn More
    Published: 16th April 2018
    Hardback | £46.00
  12. Modernism's Visible Hand
    A groundbreaking history of the confluence of regulatory thinking and building design in the United States What is the origin of \u201croom temperature\u201d? When did food become considered fresh or not fresh? Why do we think... Learn More
    Published: 10th April 2018
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  13. Architecture and Tourism in Italian Colonial Libya
    To be a tourist in Libya during the period of Italian colonization was to experience a complex negotiation of cultures. Against a sturdy backdrop of indigenous culture and architecture, modern metropolitan culture brought its... Learn More
    Published: 16th March 2018
    Paperback | £22.99
  14. Music, Sound, and Architecture in Islam

    Music, Sound, and Architecture in Islam

    Edited by Michael Frishkopf and Federico Spinetti, Foreword by Ali Asani

    University of Texas Press

    Tracing the connections between music making and built space in both historical and contemporary times, Music, Sound, and Architecture in Islam brings together domains of intellectual reflection that have rarely been in dialogue... Learn More
    Published: 13th March 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  15. Eugenics in the Garden
    As Latin American elites strove to modernize their cities at the turn of the twentieth century, they eagerly adopted the eugenic theory that improvements to the physical environment would lead to improvements in the human race.... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  16. Making Plans
    “Community and regional planning involve thinking ahead and formally envisioning the future for ourselves and others,” according to Frederick R. Steiner. “Improved plans can lead to healthier, safer, and more beautiful places... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2018
    Hardback | £61.00
    Paperback | £20.99
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