Wednesday, November 26, 2014

2014 Holiday Gift Books, 4 of 4

This year I'm presenting a selection of 40 holiday gift books from the same number of publishers, presented alphabetically in chunks of 10. Some none-too-serious recommendations of who might like the titles are indicated. See the others here.

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For the educator – tenured or adjunct:

Educating Architects: How tomorrow's practitioners will learn today
Edited by Neil Spiller, Nic Clear
Thames and Hudson
Hardcover, 352 pages

For the lover of great architectural drawings:

Graphic Anatomy 2
Atelier Bow-Wow
Paperback, 174 pages

For the architect of resistance:

Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space
Keller Easterling
Hardcover, 252 pages

For the urban sociologist:

New York's New Edge: Contemporary Art, the High Line, and Urban Megaprojects on the Far West Side
David Halle, Elisabeth Tiso
University of Chicago Press
Paperback, 160 pages

For the philosopher and urban theorist:

Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment
Henri Lefebvre, edited by Ɓukasz Stanek
University of Minnesota Press
Paperback, 248 pages

For the lover of curves:

Alvar Aalto: Second Nature
Edited by Jochen Eisenbrand, Mateo Kries
Vitra Design Museum
Hardcover, 648 pages

For the many who can't get enough of Kowloon Walled City:

City Of Darkness: Revisited
Ian Lambot, Greg Girard
Paperback, 216 pages

For the historian/theorist:

Forty Ways to Think About Architecture: Architectural History and Theory Today
Edited by Iain Borden, Murray Fraser, Barbara Penner
Paperback, 280 pages

For the infrastructure nut:

Infrastructure: A Guide to the Industrial Landscape
Bryan Hayes
W. W. Norton
Paperback, 568 pages

For fans of rough concrete and flat-top haircuts:

The Architecture of Paul Rudolph
Timothy M. Rohan
Yale University Press
Hardcover, 300 pages