Friday, November 26, 2010

Holiday Gift Books: 2010 Edition

As in the last five years, I'm presenting a list of gift books just in time for the holidays. This year I'm presenting one each by close to 40 publishers, posted in one long list.

010 Publishers:
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Megacities: Exploring a Sustainable Future
edited by Steef Buijs, Wendy Tan, Devisari Tunas

Actar:
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Total Housing: Alternatives to Urban Sprawl
edited by Albert Ferre and Tihamer Salij (It is also a recent competition.)

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Strategy Public


AVA Academia:
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Basics Architecture: Architectural Design
by Jane Anderson

Birkhäuser:
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Thinking Architecture (Third Edition)
by Peter Zumthor (Edition is expanded, with two new essays.)

Douglas & McIntyre:
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Sketches: From Here and There
by A.J. Diamond

Elsevier:
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Architecture in Detail II
by Graham Bizle

Gestalten:
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Closer to God: Religious Architecture and Sacred Spaces
edited by L. Feireiss, R. Klanten

Gingko Press:
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Conceptual Architecture
by Sandu Cultural Media

Gregory R. Miller & Co.:
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Brad Cloepfil / Allied Works Architecture
by Brad Cloepfil with Sandy Isenstadt, Kenneth Frampton

Hatje Cantz:
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Raimund Abraham and the Austrian Cultural Forum NY
edited by Andreas Stadler

Island Press:
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Cities for People
by Jan Gehl (Read my review here.)

Lars Müller Publishers:
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Brasilia-Chandigarh: Living with Modernity
by Iwan Baan

Laurence King Publishing:
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Towards Zero-Energy Architecture: New Solar Design
by Mary Guzowski

Merrell Publishers:
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New Architecture in Japan
by Yuki Sumner and Naomi Pollock (Read my review here.)

Metropolis Books:
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The Power of Pro Bono
edited by John Cary and Public Architecture

MIT Press:
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Event Cities 4: Concept-Form
by Bernard Tschumi

The Monacelli Press:
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Remarks on 21 Works
by Rafael Moneo

ORO Editions:
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Small Projects
by Kevin Mark Low

Oxford University Press:
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AIA Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition
by Norval White, Elliot Willensky, Fran Leadon (Read my review here.)

Papadakis Publishers:
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Fair World: A History of World's Fairs and Expositions from London to Shanghai 1851-2010
by Paul Greenhalgh

Phaidon:
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John Pawson: Plain Space
by Alison Morris

Princeton Architectural Press:
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Narrow Houses: New Directions in Efficient Design
by Avi Friedman

Reaktion Books:
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Architecture's Evil Empire?: The Triumph and Tragedy of Global Modernism
by Miles Glendinning

Rizzoli:
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Frank O. Gehry: Since 1997
by Germano Celant

Routledge:
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Will Alsop: The Noise
by Tom Porter

Scribner:
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Makeshift Metropolis: Ideas About Cities
by Witold Rybczynski

Skira Rizzoli:
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Thomas Phifer and Partners
by Stephen Fox and Sarah Amelar

SUN Architecture:
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Cultivating the City: London Before and After 2012
by Bob Allies

Taschen:
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Coop Himmelb(l)au: Complete Works 1968-2010
by Michael Mönninger, Peter Gössel (Also of note is an acrylic bookstand for your mondo Taschen titles and Phaidon Atlases.)

Thames & Hudson:
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Architect: The Work of the Pritzker Prize Laureates in Their Own Words
edited by Ruth Peltason and Grace Ong-Yan

Toto:
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Tadao Ando: Process and Idea


University of Chicago Press:
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Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age
by Blair Kamin

University of Minnesota Press:
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Architecture's Historical Turn: Phenomenology and the Rise of the Postmodern
by Jorge Otero-Pailos

Wiley:
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What is Architectural History?
by Andrew Leach

W.W. Norton:
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Greening Modernism: Preservation, Sustainability, and the Modern Movement
by Carl Stein

Yale University Press:
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A Landscape Manifesto
by Diana Balmori