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Rural Studio: Samuel Mockbee and an Architecture of Decency
by Andrea Oppenheimer Dean, Timothy Hursley (Photographer)
Listed under Architects A-Z

Boundaries
by Maya Ying Lin
Listed under Maya Lin

Modernism Reborn : Mid-Century American Houses
by Michael Webb (Introduction), Roger, 111 Straus (Photographer)
Paperback - 224 pages
Universe Pub; ISBN: 0789305356 

House Book
A visual feast of 500 iconic houses and traditional dwellings from all over the world. 
Hardcover - 512 pages (November )
Phaidon Press Inc.; ISBN: 0714839841

House & Garden's Book of Style : The Best of Contemporary Decorating
by Dominique Browning (Editor), et al
Listed under Decorating

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Almanac of Architecture & Design 2001
by James P. Cramer (Editor)
(Paperback)

AutoCAD 2004 for Architecture
by Alan Jefferis
Listed under CAD

The Beehive Metaphor : From Gaudi to Le Corbusier
by Juan Antonio Ramirez, Alexander R. Tulloch (Translator)
Paperback: 224 pages
Reaktion Books; ISBN: 1861890567; (April )

AS&P Albert Speer & Partner
Planen Und Bauen Urbanism and Architecture
by Paulhans Peters
Listed under Albert Speer

The Architecture Pack : A Unique, Three-Dimensional Tour of Architecture over the Centuries : What Architects Do, How They Do It
by Ron Van Der Meer, Deyan Sudjic (Contributor)
Hardcover - October 1997

Alhambra
by Michael Jacobs, Francisco Fernandez (Photographer)
Listed under Islamic Art

Antonio Gaudi : Master Architect
by Juan Bassegoda Nonell, et al
Listed under Gaudi

From Bauhaus to Our House
by Tom Wolfe
Paperback - 128 pages (October 5, )
Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub (Trd Pap); ISBN: 055338063X

Bridges
by Judith Dupre
Introduction by Frank O. Gehry
Hardcover - 128 pages
Black Dog & Leventhal Pub; ISBN: 1884822754 

Birkhauser Architectural Guide Switzerland: 20th Century
by Mercedes Daguerre, Roman Hollenstein
(Hardcover)

Brunelleschi's Dome : How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
by Ross King
Listed under Architecture History

Casa California : Spanish-Style Houses from Santa Barbara to San Clemente
by Elizabeth Jean McMillian, et al
(Hardcover)

Central Office of Architecture (Contemporary World Architects Series)
by David Leclerc (Introduction)
(Paperback)

Creating the Not So Big House: Insights and Ideas for the New American Home
by Sarah Susanka, Grey Crawford
(Hardcover)

Dictionary of Architecture and Construction
by Cyril M. Harris (Editor)
Hardcover - 1028 pages 3rd edition (February 18, )
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing; ISBN: 0071351787

The Elements of Style : A Practical Encyclopedia of Interior Architectural Details from 1485 to the Present
by Stephen Calloway(Editor), Elizabeth Cromley(Editor)
(Hardcover)

The Garden As Architecture : Form and Spirit in the Gardens of Japan, China, and Korea
by Toshiro Inaji, Pamela Virgilio (Translator)
Listed under Japanese Gardens

The Good Home : Interiors and Exteriors
by Dennis Wedlick, Philip Langdon (Contributor)
(Hardcover -- June )

Handbook of Glass in Construction
Joseph S. Amstock
Listed under Architectural Glass

House : American Houses for the New Century
by Cathy Lang Ho, Raul A. Barreneche
Hardcover - 224 pages (December )
Universe Pub; ISBN: 078930631X

Houses and Palaces of Andalusia
by Patricia Espinosa De Los Monteros, et al
With riches from New World conquests pouring into Seville in the 16th to 18th centuries, the Spanish nobility of Andalucia built exquisite houses and palaces. This book chronicles the finest of these treasures, traces the development of a distinctive regional style of architecture and decoration- the beautiful tiles, dramatic staircases and doorways, columns, and arches, and the cool exterior patios that are so integral to Spanish building. Many of these homes are miraculously preserved with their authentic interiors intact, and a fascinating text tells the stories of the families that built and lived in them.
Hardcover: 224 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.94 x 12.55 x 10.24
Rizzoli International Publications; ISBN: 0847821471;

Miller/Hull : Architects of the Pacific Northwest
by Sheri Olson, et al
Listed under Architects A-Z

New Vernacular Architecture
by Vicky Richardson
Paperback - 240 pages (November )
Watson-Guptill Pubns; ISBN: 0823031993

The Master Builders : Le Corbusier, Mies Van Der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright (The Norton Library)
by Peter Blake
(Paperback)

Obituary Cocktail: The Great Saloons of New Orleans (2nd Edition, Expanded)
by Kerri McCaffety
(Hardcover)

Palm Springs Weekend: The Architecture and Design of a Midcentury Oasis
by Alan Hess, Andrew Danish
(Hardcover)

The Timeless Way of Building
by Christopher Alexander
(Hardcover - 1979)

Modernism Rediscovered
by Pierluigi Serraino
(Paperback)

Modern Architecture Since 1900
by William J. R. Curtis
(Paperback)

National Trust Guide / San Francisco: America's Guide for Architecture and History Travelers
by Peter Booth Wiley
(Paperback)

Le Corbusier Alive
by Dominique Lyon
Listed under Le Corbusier

40 Under 40 : Young Architects for the New Millennium
by Jessica Cargill Thompson
(Paperback)

Lake/Flato (Contemporary World Architects)
by Oscar Riera Ojeda
Listed under Architects A-Z

Leon Battista Alberti : Master Builder of the Italian Renaissance
by Anthony Grafton
Listed under Architecture History

Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers and Architects
by David Kent Ballast
(Hardcover)

Outside Architecture : Outdoor Rooms Designed by Architects
by Susan Zevon
Paperback - 192 pages 2 Ed edition (April )
Rockport Publishers; ISBN: 1564968820

See-Through Houses : Inspirational Homes and Features in Glass
by Catherine Slessor, James Morris (Photographer)
Hardcover - 192 pages
Ryland Peters & Small; ISBN: 1841720291

Twentieth-Century Classics : Walter Gropius, Bauhaus, Dessau ; Le Corbusier, Unite D'Habitation, Marseilles ; Louis I. Kahn, Salk Institute...
(Hardcover)

Twentieth-Century Houses : Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater ; Alvar Aalto, Villa Mairea ; Charles and Ray Eames, Eames House (Architecture 3S)
(Hardcover)

Urban Utopias in the Twentieth Century : Ebenezer Howard, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Le Corbusier
by Robert Fishman
(Paperback)

Urban Design : Green Dimensions
Cliff Moughtin, J. C. Moughtin; Hardcover

Venice and the East : The Impact of the Islamic World on Venetian Architecture 1100-1500
by Deborah Howard
Listed under Architecture History

Wood : New Directions in Design and Architecture
by Naomi Stungo
Paperback - 240 pages
Chronicle Books; ISBN: 081183235X

The Chrysler Building
by David Stravitz
Publication date: October 2002
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 1568983549

Detroit's Statler and Book-Cadillac Hotels: The Anchors of Washington Blvd
by David George Kohrman
Publication date: October 2002
Binding: Paperback
History
ISBN: 073852025X

Frank Lloyd Wright : The Masterworks
by David Larkin (Editor)
Listed under Frank Lloyd Wright

Carlo Scarpa : Architecture in Details
by Bianca Albertini, Sandro Bagnoli
Listed under Carlo Scarpa

French Country (Architecture and Design Library, 1)
by Barbara Buchholz (Contributor), Lisa Skolnik
(Hardcover)
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The Decoration of Houses (Classical America Series in Art and Architecture)
by Edith Wharton (Editor), Ogden, Jr. Codman (Contributor)
Hardcover - 294 pages Reprint edition (March )
W.W. Norton & Company; ISBN: 0393038858
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Pierre Koenig
by James Steele, et al
(Hardcover)
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