9 Books Worth Adding to Your Winter Reading List – ArchDaily

December 16, 2021 by No Comments

9 Books Worth Adding to Your Winter Reading List

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In this week’s reprint, Metropolis editors have selected a variety of new and forthcoming architecture and design books, rounding up a compelling reading list for the season. The following titles range from monographs and theoretical inquires to essential knowledge works, from authors like Michael Sorkin, Robert A.M. Stern or Paul Dobraszczyk.

Two Hundred and Fifty Things An Architect Should Know

By Michael Sorkin, Princeton Architectural Press, 144 p.p.

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In the first posthumous collection of Michael Sorkin’s work, Two Hundred and Fifty Things an Architect Should Know expands on the late architect and critic’s famous list, interspersed with 100 photographs, illustrations, and archival images.

Bjarne Mastenbroek. Dig it! Building Bound to the Ground

By Bjarne Mastenbroek and Iwan Baan, Taschen, 1,390 p.p.

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How does architecture act in harmony with the earth’s surface? Bjarne Mastenbroek’s Dig It! aims to find out. With nearly 1,400 pages, 500 analytical drawings by SeARCH, and photography by Iwan Baan, the monolithic volume explores architecture’s relationship between site and nature.

Russell and Mary Wright: Dragon Rock at Manitoga

By Jennifer Golub, Princeton Architectural Press, 208 p.p.

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In her new volume, author Jennifer Golub convincingly argues that Russell and Mary Wright’s Dragon Rock home should be included in the pantheon of iconic midcentury houses. Mining the archives of the Wright family estate, …….

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