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Small Houses In Finland

By Piironen, Esa

Helsinki, Finland: Rakennustieto, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Squarish octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. 128 p. w/ color illus., architectural drawings. A primarily illustrated survey of a number of ineresting houses.

$40.00

Cambridge in Concrete : Images from the RIBA British Architectural Library Photographs Collection

By Iuliano, Marco and François Penz, editors

Paparo Edizioni, 2012. First edition. Oversized Paperback. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Some scuffing to covers. 142 p. w/ illus., bibliography. An exhibition catalog from an exhibit which was part of the centenary of the Department of Architctre at Cambridge University

$50.00

Power in Buildings : an Artist's View of Contemporary Architecture

By Ferris, Hugh, drawings and extt

Santa Monica. CA: Hennessey + Ingalls, 1998. Reprint of a 1953 work. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, with light scuffing to cover. No dust jacket. Bookplate of an architect and professor on pastedown. 102 p. w/ many b&w illustrations. A lovely reprint of an attractive 50's architectural work, with an attractove embossed binding in black and silver on grey cloth. All the ilustrations are drawings by Ferris.

$30.00

John Nolen and Mariemont : Building a New Town in Ohio

By Rogers, Millard F. Jr.

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Insicribed by the author but not signed on flyleaf, with a tipped in note signed by the author in the same hand. 260 p. w/ illus., endnotes, bibliography, index. A detailed study of Nolen's work planning and building the community of Mariemont OH, hired by philanthropist Mary Emery

$25.00

The Architecture of Ralph Erskine

By Collymore Peter

London: Academy Group Limited, 1994. Second edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (over size) Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 224 p. w/ color and b&w illus., drawings, plans. A study of the architectural works of Erskine (1914 - 2005) , a Briish architect and planner who worked in Sweden most of his life. He is perhaps best known for Newcastle's Byker estate and his later Greenwich Millennium Village design in 1997, after his work was published.

$75.00

Wood * Water * Weathering Steel. Shim * Sutcliffe : the 2001 Charles and Ray Eams Lecture. Michigan Architectural Papers 9

By Shim, Bridgitte and Howard Sutcliffe. Brian Carter and Annette W. LeCuyer, editors

Ann Arbor: Univrsiy of Michigan / A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, 2002. First edition. Softcover. Very good. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Crease at lower right front corner. 96 p. w/ illus., architectural drawings. A presentation of the work of these two influential and successful Toronto based architects by the architects themselves. A volume in this interesting and attractive series from the University of Michigan's College of Architecture and Urban Planning.

$40.00

Ernö Goldfinger : The Life of an Architect

By Warburton, Nigel

London & New York: Routledge, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, a bit more so to dust jacket. 197 p. w/ illus., chapter endnotes, bibliography, index. A biography of Goldfinger, a Hungarian emigre to London, and a major player in rebuilding London after the war, as well as a builder in the modern style in Britain, with much opposition. Uncommon.

$125.00

Portuguese Plain Architecture : Between Spices and Diamonds 1521 - 1706

By Kubler, George

Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 315 p. w/ figures, b&w illus., bibliography, index. a study of the more reserved "estilo chao" popular after the riches of the spice trade trailed off.

$45.00

A Perspective of Modern Scandinavian Architecture. Process : Architecure No.1 1977

Tokyo: Process Architecture Publishing Co. , 1977. First edition. Oversized Paperback. Very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 258 p. w/ many illus. (one fold out), biographies. All articles are in both Japanese and English. 42 short works on various Scandinavian buildings. First issue of this influential Japanese architecture journal.

$55.00

Adolf Loos : Leben u. Werk. Graphische Sammlung Albertina: Veröffentlichung der Albertina Nr. 17

By Rukschcio, Burkhardt and Schachel, Roland

Salzburg and Vienna: Residenz Verlag, 1982. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very good. Thick quarto (very oversized). In German. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. Spine slightly faded. Small dark spot on front cover. With cardboard slipcase. 696 p. w/ many b&w and some color illus., building plans, catalog of works (half the book), and indexes. A detailed study of the life and work of this Austrian/Czech architect (1870-1933) whose works and theories were great influences on Modernist architecture.

$175.00

The Origins of Modernism in Russian Architecture

By Brumfield, William Craft

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (Oversize). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Small water stain at lower corner of back cover of dj. 343 p. w/ color and b&w illus., endnotes, bibliography, index. A detailed study of the changes in Russian architecture between the 1880s and 1917.

$40.00

The Missions of California, with Sketches of the Lives of St. Francis and Junipero Serra

By McRoskey, Racine

San Francisco: The Philopolis Press, 1914. First edition. hardcover with corded cloth spine, illustrated front board. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. Frontis stil has glassine protector, 174 p. w/ illus., map, and some 23 entries on various mission in California.

$95.00

Japanese Architecture as a Collaborative Process : Opportunities in a Flexible Construction Culture

By Buntrock, Dana

London & New York: Spon Press, 2001. First edition. Paperback Original. Very good. Thin, squarish octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Small scratch at rear cover. 182 p. w/ illus., references at end of chapters, index. A detailed look at Japanese architectural practice. Uncommon.

$110.00

Johnson Wax Administration Building and Research Tower : Frank Lloyd Wright. Architecture in Detail

By Carter, Brian. Peter Cook, photographer

London: Phaidon, 1998. First edition. Oversized Paperback. Very good. Square-ish quarto (oversized). Slight wear to covers. French flaps on covers. 60 p. w/ illus., notes, select bibliography, chronology. A detailed look at one of Wright's innovative commercial landmarks of architecture.

$60.00

Handbook of Correctional Institution Design and Construction

United States Bureau of Prisons, 1949. First edition. oversized Paperback with dust jacket. Very good/good. Quarto (oversize). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers and dust jacket. 317 p. w/ many b&w illus., plans, table, architectural drawings. A detailed, technical overview of building different types of prisons, from medium and super security to medical wings and shop floor plans. Includes Juvenile detention homes.

$45.00

Josef P. Kleihues. The Museum Projects

By Kleihues, Josef P. Kim Shkapich, editor.

New York, NY: Rizzoli International Publications Inc., 1989. First edition. Paperback with french flaps. Very good. Thin, squarish octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 160 p. w/ color and b&w illus., poetry, essays. A look at 7 of his designs for museums, all in Germany. Kleihues (1933-2004) was considered a "poetic rationalist".

$25.00

The Architecture of Kallmann, McKinnell, & Wood

By Krieger, Alex editor.

New York, NY: Rizzoli International Publications Inc., 1988. First edition. Paperback with french flaps. Very good. Thin, squarish quarto (slightly oversize). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. A little fading to front cover and spine. 121 (5) p. w/ color and b&w illus., bibliography. A look at several of the works of this Boston architectural design firm which began in 1962.

$35.00

Italian Architecture in the Dodecanese Islands 1912 - 1943 [ Greece ]

By Colonas, Vassilis. Photography bu Yiorgis Yerolymbos

Athens: Olkos Press, Ltd. , 2002. First edition. Softcover with glossy covers. Very good. Thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Text in Greek and English. 205 p. w/ many color illus. Not just a picture book, but a good introduction to this architecture, with many excellent picture from around the Islands.

$125.00

Dictionary of Islamic Architecture

By Petersen, Andrew

London & New York: Routledge, 1999. Trade Paperback. Very good. Squarish octavo ( standard size ). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Small crease on lower right front cover. 342 p. w/ b&w illus., index. A nice reference work on this topic, wih good illustrations and many suggested titles for further reading on many, many subjects.

$30.00

Hidden Compositional Codes in Cities : Studies on Gdansk and Pittsburgh

By Dominiczak, Jacek

Pittsburgh, PA and Ann Arbor, MI: the author, 1992. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Thin, squarish octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and a bit more to grey paper dust jacket. Covers of jacket are slightly scuffed. 47 p. w/ illus., footnotes. A book version of a lecture given at Carnegie Mellon University in 1991. Uncommon.

$105.00

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