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Judge These Books by Their Covers: Graphic Designer David Pearson

A gallery show spotlights the acclaimed bookwork by British graphic artist David Pearson.
April 30, 2014
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Small-Scale Architecture Around the World

Philip Jodidio's new book visits innovative projects across the globe, investigating the ingenuity of small-scale design.
April 25, 2014
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Suburban Sprawl Photographed from Above

Christoph Gielen's aerial photography reveals the patterns created by suburban development.
April 22, 2014
Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace

The History of the Modern Workspace

Power dynamics, economic upheaval, and design thinking: cubicles aren’t just a Dilbert punch line.
April 20, 2014
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Explore A Floating Fortress in 'Another Great Day At Sea'

Writers in Residence by Visual Editions goes behind closed doors to give architecture fans an intriguing longread.
March 14, 2014
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Best Midcentury Homes in America

Looking back at one our favorite architecture books from Assouline, Living Architecture: Greatest American Houses of the 20th Century, which shows a different perspective on some of the midcentury's most classic homes.
March 14, 2014
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8 Essential Landscape Design and Gardening Books

We combed the latest publishing catalogs for a selection of tomes that illuminate all things green, from macro (land art) to micro (indoor planters).
March 11, 2014
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Reading List: Demolished Paul Rudolph Homes

Photographer Chris Mottalini pays homage to Paul Rudolph's architectural legacy by documenting his almost-demolished homes—and reminding us what we can't get back.
December 11, 2013
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Jose Dávila's Compilation of Architecture That's 'There But Not'

In a new book, artist Jose Dávila ponders, "How many buildings around the world have such distinctive designs that simply their outline, and nothing else, is enough to identify them?" Focusing on silhouettes, Dávila excises structures from photographs leaving nothing but a void. It's easy to fill in the blanks for some—like the Great Pyramid at Giza—but others—like the Burj al Arab—are a bit more obscure. In the following slideshow, spy 10 of the projects in There But Not by Jose Dávila, published by powerHouse Books. Get your thinking caps on and see how many you can identify.
November 26, 2013
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