The trailblazing story of the life and career of Louise Blanchard Bethune, America’s first professional woman architect.
A classic guide to the history and architecture of the historic manors and homes of the Hudson River Valley
Explores the close relationship between comics and urbanism in one of Europe's most notable global cities.
Explores how suburban space and the body are racialized in American film.
Tells the forgotten but surprising stories of the many handsome and significant buildings in downtown Troy, New York.
Examines the relationship of Derrida’s writings on architecture to his methodology of deconstruction and to deconstrutivism in architecture.
Discusses the importance of the early history of Greek mathematics to education and civic life through a study of the Parthenon and dialogues of Plato.
Examines Steven Holl’s intricate and distinctive process of making architecture through approximately one hundred models, related sketches and other studies created for nine recent projects.
How the Pine Hills neighborhood in Albany, New York, changed and grew, as reflected in the history of one house and the lives of its residents.
Explores the architectural treasures of the Southern-Central region of New York's Adirondack Park and places them in the context of Adirondack history and culture.
The first guidebook devoted exclusively to New York City’s Art Deco treasures.
Documents the city’s surviving grain elevators and their profound influence on twentieth-century architecture.
Chronicles the life of an upper-class, mid–Hudson Valley family during the first three decades of the twentieth century.
Explores the history and present-day reality of grain elevators on the Great Lakes.
A multidisciplinary and accessible introduction to humanity’s favorite structure: the bridge.
A lavishly illustrated history of New York's Capitol and its recent renovation.
A comprehensive guide to the architectural history of Jamestown, New York.
Three mysteries precipitate an investigation into an otherwise ordinary suburban property, revealing a past inextricably woven into four centuries of American history.
The definitive resource on the architectural history of New York City.
An architectural and historical tour of twenty-nine of New York State’s finest castles.
A fascinating exploration of how the transcendent is expressed in the spatial sensibility of premodern Islam.
Argues that universities can help revitalize poor neighborhoods.
Interdisciplinary essays on the White House and the lives of first families.
Explores why the Christian basilica emerged.
Calls for rethinking architecture as a way of renegotiating our encounter with the world, taking into account the role of love and desire in all human making.
In this book Miller challenges contemporary aesthetic theory to include gardens in an expanded definition of art. She provides a radical critique of three central tenets within current intellectual debate: ...