Morse and Stiles Colleges, Yale University, 1958-62, Eero Saarinen, architect. Saarinen is seen here with a large model of the two residential colleges, which he designed to have the rambling plan of an Italian hill town. Yale Manuscripts and Archives. (Excerpted from Living on Campus: An Architectural History of the American Dormitory.) Courtesy University of Minnesota Press

19 New Architecture and Design Books For Summer 2019

With warmer weather comes a fresh batch of exciting texts on architecture and design, past and present. Zachary Edelson, Samuel Medina, Laurel Rogers, Joseph P. Sgambati III Twice a year, the editors at Metropolis gather the most exciting books in one place for your convenience....
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Morse and Stiles Colleges, Yale University, 1958-62, Eero Saarinen, architect. Saarinen is seen here with a large model of the two residential colleges, which he designed to have the rambling plan of an Italian hill town. Yale Manuscripts and Archives. (Excerpted from Living on Campus: An Architectural History of the American Dormitory.) Courtesy University of Minnesota Press

19 New Architecture and Design Books For This Summer

With warmer weather comes a fresh batch of exciting texts on architecture and design, past and present. See our full list here! Zachary Edelson, Samuel Medina, Laurel Rogers, Joseph P. Sgambati III Twice a year, the editors at Metropolis gather the most exciting books in one...
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These books explore everything from Rossi to ballparks. Pictured: PNC Park in Pittsburgh (Joshua Peacock/Unsplash)

Spring into summer with these enthralling architecture books

Get a head start on summer reading with these books that span the range from ballparks to biographies; and remember, any book can be a beach book. By Jonathan Hilburg A new crop of architecture, art, and urbanism books have come out just in time to make the summer reading list,...
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The cover of It’s a Gas: The Allure of the Gas Station (Courtesy Amazon)

Two new books dig into the gas station’s impact on architecture

Gas stations have traditionally represented the freedom of the open road. But what will happen to these architectural relics as vehicles become electric? By James Way It’s a Gas: The Allure of the Gas Station Edited by Sascha Friesike, with a preface by Jay Leno Gestalten $60.00...
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Gift Guide: At Least 5 Gadgets and 5 Books

Matt Risinger’s yearly gift buying guide for that special someone in your life. (That could even be you!) Make sure your loved ones get a look at this. And don’t forget, your partner, spouse, even your older kids and other significant family members and friends are...
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The 17 best kids’ books about design and cities

Behold, the top books from 2018 for young urbanists and their design-savvy parents. The top picture books from 2018 By Megan Barber Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via...
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101 books about where—and how—we live… great gift guide

Urban classics and new favorites to read and give Recommended reading from urban experts and Curbed contributors By Alissa Walker, Patrick Sisson, and Sara Polsky Updated Nov 19, 2018 Perhaps more than at any other time in American history, where we live determines much about...
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116 Best Architecture Books for Architects and Students

Architecture, while a profession that is very visibly and tangibly realized, has deep wells of research, thought, and theory that are unseen on the surface of a structure. What urges architects to design the way they do? What are their motivations, their affiliations, their...
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Here are our top 2018 summer architecture reads (Jeff Nafura/Unsplash & Sandis Helvigs/Unsplash)

Here are our top 2018 summer architecture reads

With Memorial Day approaching, summer is right around the corner. Kick back with some of the books on this list of hot new architecture, design, and urbanism reads. As we turn the corner into summer, it’s time to kick back and dive into a book, whether you’re at the beach, drink...
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MIT Press to Make Landmark Architecture Books Freely Accessible Online

The MIT Press is set to make at least 25 landmark out-of-date architecture books freely accessible, including works about Frank Lloyd Wright and Alberti. by Niall Patrick Walsh If you don’t have access to an architecture library (and even if you do), sifting through shelves...
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