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Beneath the Streets: Photos of New York’s Secret Underground

A new book opens the door to a subterranean New York only seen by transit workers and graffiti artist.
May 21, 2014
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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