These ten books that cover a broad range of topics, from Herman Hertzberger’s advice to architecture students to an analysis of the films of Alfred Hitchcock.
by Kaley Overstreet
There are few things in this world better than books on architecture, especially when they’re available to download for free! Following on from our ever-popular post from 2014, we’ve gathered up ten more books that cover a broad range of interesting topics—including advice to architecture students from Herman Hertzberger, a look at what sparks the formation and growth of a city, and even a book that offers an in-depth architectural analysis of Alfred Hitchcock’s films. Check out the list below!
By William Craft Brumfield
Russia has seen an impressive timeline of both artistic movements and shifts in political ideologies that have greatly influenced the way that architecture was designed and built. If you’ve ever wondered why Russian architecture looks so distinct, this book offers an answer to that question.
By Marilyn R. Chandler
This book offers an analysis of how different American authors have represented and understood the house as a structural element, a metaphor, and a metaphysical object.
By Sam Bass Warner Jr.
In this text, Warner describes the processes of urban absorption and the creation of institutions that helped form America’s first cities.
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