Architecture: Architect Monographs

  • The Organization and Architecture of Innovation book cover

    The Organization and Architecture of Innovation

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Allen, Gunter Henn

    Building on his pioneering work on the management of technology and innovation in his first book, Managing the Flow of Technology, Thomas J. Allen of MIT has joined with award-winning German architect Gunter Henn of HENN Architekten to produce a book that explores the combined use of two management…

    Paperback – 2006-10-19

  • The Saga of Sydney Opera House: The Dramatic Story of the Design and Construction of the Icon of Modern Australia book cover

    The Saga of Sydney Opera House

    The Dramatic Story of the Design and Construction of the Icon of Modern Australia, 1st Edition

    By Peter Murray

    Peter Murray's compelling and highly readable biography of the building presents both sides of the story. Using previously unpublished files and papers, Murray has managed to unravel one of the most intriguing architectural controversies of recent times - what really happened when they built Sydney…

    Paperback – 2003-11-20

  • Nature and Space: Aalto and Le Corbusier book cover

    Nature and Space

    Aalto and Le Corbusier, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Menin, Flora Samuel

    This book is a unique comparative study of two of the very greatest figures in modern architecture - Le Corbusier and Alvar Aalto. In assessing the historical, personal and intellectual influences of their attitudes to nature and the creative direction of their work, this book offers a…

    Paperback – 2002-10-31

  • Frank Gehry: The City and Music book cover

    Frank Gehry

    The City and Music, 2nd Edition

    By Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe

    Frank Gehry: The City and Music is the result of a unique collaboration between the architect and leading critic Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe. It focuses on two projects, Gehry's unrealised proposal for the rehabilitation of Berlin's Museum Island and his soon to be completed Disney Concert Hall in Los…

    Paperback – 2002-08-29

  • Towards Universality: Le Corbusier, Mies and De Stijl book cover

    Towards Universality

    Le Corbusier, Mies and De Stijl, 1st Edition

    By Richard Padovan

    There is no shortage of books about Le Corbusier, or Mies van der Rohe, or De Stijl. However, this book considers them in relation to each other, observing how a study of one can illuminate the works of the others. Going beyond a superficial look at the end-products of these architects, this book…

    Paperback – 2001-12-13

  • Fashioning Vienna: Adolf Loos's Cultural Criticism book cover

    Fashioning Vienna

    Adolf Loos's Cultural Criticism, 1st Edition

    By Janet Stewart

    This book seeks, through an examination of the form and content of his texts, to extend our understanding of Adolf Loos and his role in the struggle to define the nature of modernity in Vienna at the turn of the nineteenth century. It makes extensive use of primary sources including archive…

    Paperback – 2000-06-01

  • The Norman Foster Studio: Consistency Through Diversity book cover

    The Norman Foster Studio

    Consistency Through Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Quantrill

    This unique critical appraisal of the work of Foster & Partners offers a number of original revelations about the philosophy and design methods that have generated the designs and reputation of the Foster studio over the past three decades. The author begins with a distinctly personal account of…

    Hardback – 1999-12-23
    Taylor & Francis

  • Makers of 20th-Century Modern Architecture: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook book cover

    Makers of 20th-Century Modern Architecture

    A Bio-Critical Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    By Donald Leslie Johnson, Donald Langmead

    Makers of 20th-Century Modern Architecture is an indispensable reference book for the scholar, student, architect or layman interested in the architects who initiated, developed, or advanced modern architecture. The book is amply illustrated and features the most prominent and influential people in…

    Hardback – 1997-04-01

  • The British Building Industry since 1800: An economic history book cover

    The British Building Industry since 1800

    An economic history, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Powell

    This scholarly and well-researched study of the building industry documents the interplay of new materials and technologies, costs and the changing social and economic forces that affected the decision-making about our built environment over the last two centuries. The author provides a succinct…

    Paperback – 1996-10-31

  • Le Corbusier - An Analysis of Form book cover

    Le Corbusier - An Analysis of Form

    3rd Edition

    By Geoffrey Baker

    This unique appraisal of the famous Swiss architect's major works have now been expanded to include two more buildings. The Villa Shodhan and the Pavilion Suisse round out the coverage of Le Corbusier's significant works. The author critically examines Le Corbusier's achievements helping student…

    Paperback – 1996-10-17
    Taylor & Francis

  • Frank Lloyd Wright book cover

    Frank Lloyd Wright

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Treiber

    In this monograph on the varied, remarkable and unusual work of Frank Lloyd Wright, Daniel Treiber sets out to trace the great metaphors of this original art of construction. This is an indispensable tool for anyone who wishes to find out about the architecture of the 20th century and about one of…

    Paperback – 1995-11-23
    Taylor & Francis

  • Mies van der Rohe book cover

    Mies van der Rohe

    1st Edition

    By Jean Louis Cohen

    The career and built works of this enigmatic and fascinating architect are carefully charted from his early work on housing design and high-rise offices in Berlin to his later and most famous work in Chicago, Detroit, Montreal and New York. Original illustrations from the architect's archives…

    Paperback – 1995-11-09
    Taylor & Francis

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