Architectural History/Architecture

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Barcelona, City of Comics

Explores the close relationship between comics and urbanism in one of Europe's most notable global cities.

Race and the Suburbs in American Film

Explores how suburban space and the body are racialized in American film.

The Architecture of Downtown Troy

Tells the forgotten but surprising stories of the many handsome and significant buildings in downtown Troy, New York.

The Last Fortress of Metaphysics

Examines the relationship of Derrida’s writings on architecture to his methodology of deconstruction and to deconstrutivism in architecture.

The Parthenon and Liberal Education

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.

Steven Holl

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.

The History of Here

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.

The Adirondack Architecture Guide, Southern-Central Region

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.

New York Art Deco

The first guidebook devoted exclusively to New York City’s Art Deco treasures.

American Chartres

Photographs by Bruce Jackson
Text by Bruce Jackson
Subjects: New York/regional
Series: Excelsior Editions

Documents the city’s surviving grain elevators and their profound influence on twentieth-century architecture.

Our Time at Foxhollow Farm

Chronicles the life of an upper-class, mid–Hudson Valley family during the first three decades of the twentieth century.

Grain Dust Dreams

Explores the history and present-day reality of grain elevators on the Great Lakes.

Bridges

A multidisciplinary and accessible introduction to humanity’s favorite structure: the bridge.

Capitol Story, Third Edition

A lavishly illustrated history of New York's Capitol and its recent renovation.

Jamestown, New York

A comprehensive guide to the architectural history of Jamestown, New York.

An Uncommon Cape

Three mysteries precipitate an investigation into an otherwise ordinary suburban property, revealing a past inextricably woven into four centuries of American history.

The Landmarks of New York, Fifth Edition

The definitive resource on the architectural history of New York City.

Castles of New York

An architectural and historical tour of twenty-nine of New York State’s finest castles.

Cosmology and Architecture in Premodern Islam

A fascinating exploration of how the transcendent is expressed in the spatial sensibility of premodern Islam.

Anaximander in Context

Places the development of Anaximander's thought within social, political, cosmological, astronomical, and technological contexts.

Interpretations on Behalf of Place

In this book, Mugerauer emphasizes the interplay between European continental philosophy and North American environments and architecture. Drawing on a keen understanding of conceptual trends in both ...