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Winter, Jeanette

Summary: A biography of architect Zaha Hadid, who grew up in Baghdad and went on to design buildings all over the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Winter 2017

Bahamón, Alejandro.

Contents: Houses : Gama-Issa House / Marcio Kogan -- City Hill House / John Wardle Architects -- House in Honda / Guillermo Arias + Luis Cuartas -- Beach house / Christoff:Finio archtiecture -- Casa Larga / Daniele Claudio Taddei -- House in Miravalle / Wood + Zapata -- Castor Packard House / Callas Shortridge Architects -- May Residence / Jonathan Levi Architects -- C-House / Toshimitsu Kuno, Nobuki...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Könemann 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 720 BAH

Pearman, Hugh.

Summary: The airport terminal, the most important building type in the world of transportation, is also the site of the most ambitious and innovative achievements in 20th-century architecture. From the timber runway used during the Wright Brothers' first powered flight to modern glass-and-steel structures, from military buildings housing fighter planes to public spaces for both travel and shopping,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H.N. Abrams 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 720 PEA

Wilhide, Elizabeth

Summary: "A collector's guide to the classic products of Scandinavian modern design, advice on how to put the look together using the design trademarks of the movement, an exploration of some of the most unique and interesting homes across the world that have interpreted the Scandinavian aesthetic for contemporary living"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quadrille Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728 WIL

Summary: So long McMansions and rambling square footage small homes are in! Easier to maintain and more affordable in hard economic times, small houses are gaining popularity in the housing market after nearly 60 years of trending up in size. Small Houses capitalizes on this shift with an all new collection of small houses from Fine Homebuilding magazine. The featured writers, well respected authors in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press 2012

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Kallipoliti, Lydia

Summary: From the space program to countercultural architectural groups experimenting with autonomous living, The Architecture of Closed Worlds documents a disciplinary transformation and the rise of a new environmental consciousness. It presents an archive of 39 prototypes from 1928 to the present, creating a genealogy of closed-resource structures. These include the FNRS Balloon (1931), Aqualung...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lars Müller 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 KAL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Design International 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 670 Minimalism

Richardson, Phyllis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Universe 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 Richardson

Summary: Architect David Rockwell draws on his love of drama and spectacle to create fantastic, high-impact spaces ranging from restaurants, malls, and airline terminals to theater sets and playgrounds. In this emotionally charged TEDTalk interview with journalist Kurt Andersen, Rockwell discusses the process of building a viewing platform at Ground Zero shortly after 9/11. Says BusinessWeek: "To...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: This beautifully photographed program, filmed on location in Italy, pays tribute to this renowned Venetian architect, famous for combining classical and modern architectural forms. Scarpa's unique ability to successfully incorporate his own designs into historical renovation projects is shown at several locations, including the 15th-century Castelvecchio in Verona and Palazzo Abatellis in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Celebrated architect Frank Gehry lives and works in Los Angeles-a world away from Finland, where his idol, the late Alvar Aalto, created stunning additions to the urban landscape and helped originate Scandinavian modernism. This film studies parallels between the two creative giants, examining their respective styles and documenting an in-depth conversation about Aalto between Gehry and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Out of the tradition of the great 19th-century European trade exhibitions came a 20th-century American phenomenon, one that provided recreation, inspiration, and what amounted to a cultural barometer-the World's Fair. At the time this classic program was produced, the United States had hosted nine of them, from the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 to the sprawling 1982 celebration in Knoxville,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Wines, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taschen 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720.47 WIN

Ehrlich, Doreen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PRC 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 EHR

Wright, Frank Lloyd

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pitman 1971

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.37 Wrigh

Bahamn̤, Alejandro.

Summary: Rematerial features projects that rescue discarded materials, from paper cups to cargo containers, and transform them into imaginative, attractive, efficient buildings and projects that are sustainable, innovative, even daring from a conventional perspective --Rematerial brings to light a movement of diverse professionals from around the world who address this fundamental theme: the reuse of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720.47 BAH

Henderson, Justin.

Contents: General-interest art museums -- Specialized art museums -- Other museums.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rockport Publishers 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 727.6 HEN

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 1979

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 724.91 ART

Summary: "Total housing is a selection of 61 exemplary multi-family residential projects built in Europe, North And South America, and Asia during the real-estate boom of the last decade. Total housing provides evidence of the desirability of dense, urban living. It is an antidote to sprawl. Total housing projects are accessible, compact, connective, diverse, economical, flexible, responsive, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Actar 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720 Total

Hess, Alan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Whitney Library of Design 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728.372 HES

Kerns, Ann

Contents: Saint Peter's Basilica -- The Taj Mahal -- The Eiffel Tower -- The Sears Tower -- The Sydney Opera House -- Burj Al Arab -- Taipei 101 -- Timeline -- Choose an eighth wonder -- Glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 720 KER

Tolpin, Jim

Summary: Offers a tour of twenty-four family homes throughout the United States, from a Texas farmhouse to a Washington state bungalow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taunton Press 2000

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 728.37 TOL

Visser, Kristin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prairie Oak Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720.9775 VIS

Summary: City planning that puts people before cars, sculptural museums that are as artistic as the masterpieces they contain, commercial spaces that redefine retail—these are some of the paradigm-shaking ideas of today’s architects at work. This compilation of recent NewsHour segments introduces viewers to Frank Gehry, Rem Koolhaas, Daniel Libeskind, Vincent Scully, and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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