Architecture Books – Week 5/2023
Going back in time...
This week on A Weekly Dose of Architecture Books:
I dug out some old catalogs from the Prairie Avenue Bookshop and ended up rambling on about the nineties, recommending what I think are some valuable books from that theory-heavy decade.
Architecture Book News:
Christopher Hawthorne gives a comprehensive history of Learning from Las Vegas, whose first edition turned 50 last fall, for The New Yorker.
The Architect’s Newspaper presents “a (non-exhaustive) list of design- and architecture-related titles hitting shelves, nightstands, and coffee tables in 2023.”
“Black and White and Mies All Over”: Over at World-Architects I reviewed Mies van der Rohe: The Collective Housing Collection by Fernando Casqueiro, published by a+t.
Archinect reports that Milton S. F. Curry, formerly dean at USC, is launching CriticalProductive, an academic journal that will be “invested in the intellectual project of culture, arts, and architecture.”
Spotted in a Prairie Avenue Bookshop catalog from 1998/99. Too bad it wasn't a real monograph:
A few recently received books:
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