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Architecture: Architectural Theory

This guide presents resources on various aspects of architecture including history, theory, design and technology.

People of Note

Antiquity

  • Vitruvius (BC)

Renaissance (1400’s)

  • Alberti, Leon Battista (1404-1472)

1500

  • Palladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
  • Serlio, Sebastiano (1475-1554)

1600

  • Perrault, Claude (1613-1688)
  • Wren, Christopher (1632-1723)

1700

  • Blondel, Francois (1705-1774)
  • Boullee, Etienne-Loius (1728-1799)
  • Durand, Jean-Nicolas-Louis (1760-1834)
  • Laugier, Marc-Antoine (1713-1769)
  • Ledoux, Claude Nicolas (1736-1806)
  • Price, Uvedale (1747-1829)
  • Soufflot, Jacques-Gabriel (1713-1780)

1800-1880

  • Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore (1812-1852)
  • Ruskin, John (1819-1900)
  • Semper, Gottfried (1803-1879)
  • Sitte, Camillo (1843-1903)
  • Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel (1814-1879)

1880-1900

  • Sullivan, Louis (1856-1924)

1900 – 1920

  • Howard, Ebenezer (1850-1928)
  • Loos, Adolf (1870-1933)
  • Scheerbart, Paul (1863-1915)
  • Taut, Bruno (1880-1938)
  • Van de Velde, Henry (1863-1957)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd (1867-1959)

1920 - 1945

  • Le Corbusier (Charles Edouard Jeanneret) (1887-1965)
  • Gropius, Walter (1883-1969)
  • Kiesler, Frederick (1890-1965)
  • Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig (1886-1969)
  • Van Doesburg, Theo (1883-1931)

1945 – 1960

  • Fuller, R. Buckminster (1895-1983)
  • Mumford, Lewis (1895-1990)

1960 – 1980

  • Tschumi, Bernard (1944- )
  • Venturi, Robert (1925- )

1980 – Present

  • Allen, Stan
  • Corner, James (1961- )
  • Eisenman, Peter (1932- )
  • Koolhaas, Rem (1944- )
  • Rowe, Colin (1920-1999)

Subject Headings

When searching Classic Catalog, try the following Library of Congress subject headings:

  • Architecture--Philosophy
  • Architectural Criticism
  • Architecture, modern--Twentieth Century--Theory
  • Critical theory
  • Postmodernism

Specific aspects of architectural theory appear under headings like:

  • Symbolism in Architecture
  • Space (Architecture)

Many writings on or about architectural theory are assigned call numbers between NA 2500 and NA 2765.

Books and Anthologies

Benton, Tim and Charlotte Benton. Architecture and Design: 1890-1939: An International Anthology of Original Articles. New York: Watson-Guptil Publications, 1975. (King + King - NA680 B48 1975)

Conrads Ulrich, ed. Programs and Manifestoes on 20th-Century Architecture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1970. 1964. (King + King, reserve - NA680 C6213 1970b)

Fainstein, Susan S. and Scott Campbell, eds. Readings in Urban Theory. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2002. 1996. (King + King, reserve - HT151 R35 2002)

Jencks, Charles and Karl Kropf. Theories and Manifestoes of Contemporary Architecture. London: Academy Editions, 1997. (King + King, reserve - NA680 T44 1997)

Madge, James and Andrew Peckham. Narrating Architecture: A Retrospective Anthology. New York: Routledge, 2006. (King + King - 25 N37 2006)

Mallgrave, Harry Francis. Architectural Theory: Volume 1: An Anthology from Vitruvius to 1870Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. (King + King, reserve - NA2500 A7115 2005 v.1)

Mallgrave, Harry Francis and Christina Contandriopoulos. Architectural Theory:Volume 2: An Anthology from 1871 - 2005. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. (King + King, reserve - NA2500 A7115 2005 v.2)

Murray, Chris, ed. Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century.New York: Routledge, 2003. (King + King - N7475 K49 2003)

Nesbitt, Kate, ed. Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture: An Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965-1995New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1996. (King + King, reserve - NA680 T45 1996)

Ockman, Joan. Architecture and Culture 1943-1968: A Documentary Anthology. New York: Rizzoli, 1993. (King + King, reserve - NA680 A57 1993)

Perez-Gomez, Alberto. Built Upon Love: Architectural Longing After Ethics and Aesthetics. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006. (King + King - 2500 P455 2006)

Tafuri, Manfredo. Theories and History of Architecture. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1976. (King + King - NA2500 T2813 1976)

Wiebenson, Dora. Architectural Theory and Practice from Alberti to Ledoux. Chicago: Architectural Publications, 1982. (King + King - NA2500 A72 1983)

On Theory

Barry, Peter. Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory. New York: Manchester University Press, 2002. (Bird 5th Floor - PN81 B367 2002)

Johnson, Paul Alan. The Theory of Architecture: Concepts, Themes, & Practices. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1994. (King + King - NA2500 J65 1994)

Kolb, David. Postmodern Sophistications: Philosophy, Architecture, and Tradition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990. (Bird 2nd Floor - BH301 P69 K64 1990)

Porter, Tom. ArchiSpeak: An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Terms. New York: Spon Press, 2004. (King + King - NA31 P67 2004)

Russell, Bertrand. The Art of Philosophizing and Other Essays. Totowa, NJ: Littlefield Adams, 1974. 1968. (Bird 2nd Floor - B1649 R91 1974)

Unwin, Simon. Analysing Architecture. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2003. (King + King - NA2570 U58 2009)

Philosophers - on Architecture

Hernandez, Felipe. Bhabha for Architects. New York: Routledge, 2010. (King + King, reserve - B5134 B474 H47 2010)

Balantyne, Andrew. Deluze and Guattari for Architects. New York: Routledge, 2007. (King + King, reserve - B2430 D454 B36 2007)

Rawes, Peg. Irigaray for Architects. New York: Routledge, 2007. (King + King, reserve - B2430 I74 R39 2007)

Reference Sources

Childers, Joseph and Gary Hentzi. Columbia Dictionary of Modern Literary and Cultural CriticismNew York, Columbia University Press, 1995. (Bird Reference - 1st Floor:  BH39 .C62 1995)

Kelly, Michael, ed. Encyclopedia of Aesthetics.  New York, Oxford University Press, 1998 (4 volumes) (Bird Reference - 1st Floor: BH56 .E53 1998)

Lentricchia, Frank and Thomas McLaughlin, eds. Critical Terms for Literary Study.  (2nd Ed.)  Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1995. (Bird Reference - 1st Floor: PN81 .C84 1995)

Payne, Michael, ed.  A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory.  Oxford, UK and Cambridge MA, Blackwell Reference, 1996. (Bird Reference - 1st Floor: HM101 .D527 1996)

Periodicals

306090: A Journal of Emergent Architecture and Design

NA2599.5 T47

No.1-7, 9-10, 12-13

AA Files

NA 1.A1 A22

No.1 (1981/82) – present

ANY (Architecture New York)Oversize NA705 .A58

No. 0 (1993) - No. 27 (2000) – ceased

Assemblage

NA1 .A86

No. 4 (1987) - No. 41 (2000)– ceased

Assemblage Online Link

Center

NA1 .C46

V.1 (1985) - v.8 (1993)

DaidalosNA1 .A1 D34

No.2 (1981) - no. 75 (2000)–ceased

Grey Room

NA100. G74

No.1 – Present

Grey Room Online Link

Harvard Architecture Review

NA1 .H33

V.1 - V.10

Hunch

NA2310. N4 H86

No.1, 3-9, 11-12

Log

NA1. L63

No.1-2, 7, 9 - present

Lotus International

NA9 .L6

No.1 (1964/65) – present

Modulus

NA1 .M63

No.5, no.11, no.16, no.17 - no.23

Oppositions

NA1 .O65

No.1 (1973) - no. 26 (1984)

Perspecta

NA1 .P46

No.1, No.3 – 27

Perspecta Online Link

Places

NA2542.35 .P53

Places Online Link

Positions

NA680 .P674

No. 1 – present

Praxis: Journal of Writing + Building

NA1. P678

No.1-4, 7 - present

Princeton Architectural Journal

NA1 .P69

No.1 - No.4

VIA (Journal of the Graduate School of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania)

Cataloged separately:

NA2794 .V53 1990

NA2500 .E83 1990

NA25 .R46 1988

Oversize PN56 .A73 A7 1986

NA2540 .B78 1984

NA2760 .A73 1983

NA3320 .O7NA2560 .S92

E-Books

Mallgrave - An Anthology from Vitruvirus to 1870

Mallgrave - 1673 to 1968 - If you get an error that says "Product Session has expired", Click "Access Gale Virtual Reference Library Here". At the top where it says "Search your library's GVRL holdings" type in "Modern Architectural Theory". Look for Modern Architectural Theory : A Historical Survey, 1673-1968.

Mallgrave - 1968 to Present

Sage Handbook

Architectural Representation

Alberti, Leon Battista

  • Alberti, Leon Battista. On Painting. English translation. London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1956. (Bird 4th Floor – ND1130 A483)
  • Alberti, Leon Battista. On The Art of Building in Ten Books (English Translation). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. (King + King – NA2515 A3513 1988)

Allen, Stan

  • Allen, Stan. Points + Lines: Diagrams and Projects for the City. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1999. (King + King – NA737 A44 A4 1999)
  • Allen, Stan. Practice: Architecture, Technique + Representation. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2009. (King + King – NA2500 A454 2009)

Boullee, Etienne-Loius

  • Rosenau, Helen, ed. Treatise on Architecture: A Complete Presentation of the Architecture, Essai Sur l’Art which Forms Part of the Boullee Papers in the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris. London: A Tiranti, 1953. (King + King - NA627 B7)
  • Rosenau, Helen. Boullee & Visionary Architecture. New York: Harmony Books, 1976. (King + King - NA1053 B69 R67)

Kiesler, Frederick

  • Kiesler, Frederick. Contemporary Art Applied to the Store and its Display. New York: Brentano’s, 1930. (Bird 4th Floor, Fine Arts Limited Access – HF5845 K5 1930
  • Kiesler, Frederick. “Pseudo-Functionalism in Modern Architecture" Partisan Review, July 1949, v.16, p.733-742 (Bird 4th Floor – HX1 P27)

Ruskin, John

  • Ruskin, John. The Elements of Drawing. New York: Dover Publications, 1971. (Bird 4th Floor – NC710 R8 1971) (available online via Making of America Books)
  • Stein, Roger B. John Ruskin and Aesthetic Thought in America, 1840-1900. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1967. (Bird 2nd Floor – BH221 U53 S7)

Serlio, Sebastiano

  • Serlio, Sebastiano. Sebastiano Serlio on Architecture. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001. 1996. (King + King - NA2515 S513 1996)
  • Serlio, Sebastiano. The Five Books of Architecture (reprint of 1611 English Edition). New York: Dover Publications, 1982. (King + King – NA2517 S513 1982)

Van de Velde, Henry

  • Casteels, Maurice. Die Sachlichkeit in der Modernen Kunst. (Foreward by Henry van de Velde, in German). Paris: H. Jonquieres, 1930 (Bird 4th Floor – N6490 C33 1930)
  • Van de Velde, Henry. Zum Neuen Stil von Henry van de Velde, aus Seinen Schriften Ausgewahlt und Eingeleitet von Hans Curjel. Munich: R. Piper, 1955. (Bird 4th Floor – N7445 V43)
  • Van de Velde, Henry. “Manuscript on Ornament.” Journal of Design History, 2003, v.16, n.2, p.139-166 (Bird 4th Floor – NK1175 J68) (available online via Oxford University Press Journals)
  • Van de Velde, Henry. “Newness and Novelty.” Magazine of Art, 1948 Dec., v.41, p.296-300. (Bird 4th Floor – N1 M18)

Van Doesburg, Theo

  • Doig, Allan. Theo van Doesburg: Painting into Architecture, Theory into Practice. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986. (King + King - NA1153 D64 D65 1986)
  • Mansbach, Steven Allan. Visions of Totality: Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Theo van Doesburg, and El Lissitzky. Ithata, NY: Cornell University, 1978. (Bird 4th Floor – N6490 M33 1978a)
  • Van Doesburg, Theo. “Die Neue Architektur und Ihre Folgen.” Wasmuths Monatshefte fur Baukunst, v.9, p.503-518, pl. 6, 9, 10-13. (not available at SU Library)
  • Van Doesburg, Theo. Principles of Neo-Plastic Art. English Translation. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1968. (Bird 4th Floor – N6490 D5513)

Attitudes Towards Antiquity

Vitruvius

  • Vitruvius Pollio. Ten Books on Architecture. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. (King + King - NA2515 V6135 1999)

Palladio, Andrea

Perrault, Claude

Serlio, Sebastiano

  • Serlio, Sebastiano. Sebastiano Serlio on Architecture. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001. 1996. (King + King - NA2515 S513 1996)
  • Serlio, Sebastiano. The Five Books of Architecture (reprint of 1611 English Edition). New York: Dover Publications, 1982. (King + King – NA2517 S513 1982)
  • Serlio, Sebastiano. Sebastiano Serlio on Domestic Architecture. New York: Architectural History Foundation, 1978. (King + King, reserve – OVERSIZE NA7109 S47 1978)

Soufflot, Jacques-Germain

  • Soufflot, Jacques-Germain. “Memoir on Architectural Proportions.” Reprinted in Architectural Theory:Volume 1: An Anthology from Vitruvius to 1870. By Harry Francis Mallgrave. Malden, MA:Blackwell Publishing, 2006. (King + King, reserve - NA2500 A7115 2005 v.1)
  • Soufflot, Jacques-Germain. “Memoir on Gothic Architecture.” Reprinted in Architectural Theory: Volume 1: An Anthology from Vitruvius to 1870. By Harry Francis Mallgrave. Malden, MA:Blackwell Publishing, 2006. (King + King, reserve - NA2500 A7115 2005 v.1)

Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel

  • Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel. Lectures on Architecture. English Translation. New York: Dover Publications, 1987. (King + King - NA2520 V5613 1987)

Ethics

Alberti, Leon Battista

  • Alberti, Leon Battista. Momus (English & Latin). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. (Bird 4th Floor – JC143 A5 M613 2003)
  • Alberti, Leon Battista. On The Art of Building in Ten Books (English Translation). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. (King + King – NA2515 A3513 1988)

Ledoux, Claude Nicolas

  • Architecture Considered in Relation to Art, Morals, and Legislation
  • Ledoux, Claude-Nicolas. L’Architecure Consideree Sous le Rapport de l’Art, des Moeurs et de la Legislation. Paris: Chez l’Auturer, 1804. (Media Storage, Request at Service Desk – MICROFICHE NA 1053 L4 A7)
  • Vidler, Anthony. Claude-Nicolas Ledoux: Architecture and Social Reform at the End of the Ancien Regime. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990. (King + King - NA1053 L4 V5 1990)
  • Vidler, Anthony. Claude-Nicolas Ledoux: Architecture and Utopia in the Era of the French Revolution. Boston: Birkauser Publishers for Architecture, 2006. (King + King – NA1053 L4 V5313 2006)

Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore

  • Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore. Contrasts; and the True Principles of Pointed or Christian Architecture. Reading, PA: Spire Books, 2003. (King + King – NA440 P94 2003)

Ruskin, John

  • Rosenberg, John D. The Genius of John Ruskin: Selections from his Writings. London: Allen & Unwin, 1963. (Bird 5th Floor – PR5252 R64)
  • Ruskin, John. The Seven Lamps of Architecture. New York: John Wiley, 1863. (King + King – NA2550 R75 1863)
  • Ruskin, John. The Stones of Venice. New York: John Wiley, 1988. (King + King - NA1121 V4 R75 1888)

Landscape and Gardens

Corner, James

  • Spens, Michael, James Corner, and Peter Lantz. Landscape Transformed. London: Academy Editions, 1996. (Moon Library – SB472 L375 1996)
  • Corner, James, ed. Recovering Landscape: Essays in Contemporary Landscape Architecture. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1999. (King + King, reserve – SB472 R385 1999)
  • Corner, James and Alex S. MacLean. Taking Measures Across the American Landscape. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2000. (King + King, reserve – TR660.5 C67 2000)

Price, Uvedale

Origins of Architecture

Laugier, Marc-Antoine

  • Hermann, Wolfgang.Laugier and Eighteenth Century French Theory.London: A. Zwemmer, 1962. (King + King - NA25 S93 v.6)
  • Laugier, Marc-Antoine.An Essay on Architecture (Essai sur l’Architecture).Los Angeles: Henessey & Ingalls, 1977. (King + King – NA2515 L2913)

Semper, Gottfried

  • Hermann, Wolfgang. Gottfried Semper: In Search of Architecture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1984. (King + King – NA1088 S48 H47 1984)
  • Hvattum, Mari. Gottfried Semper and the Problem of Historicism. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004. (Bird 4th Floor – NA1088 S48 H89 2004)
  • Semper, Gottfried. The Four Elements of Architecture and Other Writings. (English Translation). New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989. (King + King – NA2500 S46 1989)
  • Semper, Gottfried. Style in the Technical and Tectonic Arts, or Practical Aesthetics. (English Translation). Los Angeles, Getty Research Institute, 2004. (King + King – NA2500 S46213 2004)

Ornament

Alberti, Leon Battista

  • Alberti, Leon Battista. On Painting. English translation. London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1956. (Bird 4th Floor – ND1130 A483)
  • Alberti, Leon Battista. Momus (English & Latin). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. (Bird 4th Floor – JC143 A5 M613 2003)
  • Alberti, Leon Battista. On The Art of Building in Ten Books (English Translation). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. (King + King – NA2515 A3513 1988)

Laugier, Marc-Antoine

  • Hermann, Wolfgang. Laugier and Eighteenth Century French Theory. London: A. Zwemmer, 1962. (King + King - NA25 S93 v.6)
  • Laugier, Marc-Antoine. An Essay on Architecture (Essai sur l’Architecture). Los Angeles: Henessey & Ingalls, 1977. (King + King – NA2515 L2913)

Loos, Adolf

  • Gravagnulo, Benedetto. Adolf Loos, Theory and Works. (English Translation) New York: Rizzoli, 1982. (King + King, reserve – NA1011.5 L6 G713 1982)
  • Miller, Bernie and Melony Ward, eds. Crime and Ornament: The Arts and Popular Culture in the Shadow of Adolf Loos. Toronto, Canada: YYZ Books, 2002. (Bird 5th Floor – NX650 D43 C75 2002)

Semper, Gottfried

  • Hermann, Wolfgang. Gottfried Semper: In Search of Architecture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1984. (King + King – NA1088 S48 H47 1984)
  • Hvattum, Mari. Gottfried Semper and the Problem of Historicism. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004. (Bird 4th Floor – NA1088 S48 H89 2004)
  • Muecke, Mikesch W. Gottfried Semper in Zurich: An Intersection of Theory and Practice. Arnes, IA: Culicidae Press, 2005. (Bird 4th Floor – NA1353 S45 M84 2005)
  • Semper, Gottfried. The Four Elements of Architecture and Other Writings. (English Translation). New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989. (King + King – NA2500 S46 1989)
  • Semper, Gottfried. “Preliminary Remarks on Polychrome Architecture and Sculpture in Antiquity (1834).” Essay reprinted in: Architectural Theory: Volume 1 from Vitruvius to 1870. Henry Francis Mallgrave, ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2005. (King + King, reserve – NA2500 A7115 2005 v.1)
  • Semper, Gottfried. Style in the Technical and Tectonic Arts, or Practical Aesthetics. (English Translation). Los Angeles, Getty Research Institute, 2004. (King + King – NA2500 S46213 2004)

Sullivan, Louis

  • De Wit, Wim, ed. Louis Sullivan: The Function of Ornament. New York: W.W. Norton, 1986. (King + King - NA737 S9 A4 1986)
  • Sullivan, Louis. Inspiration: Nature and the Poet: The Collected Poems of Louis H. Sullivan. Chicago: Chicago Athenaeum, 1999. (Bird 5th Floor – PS3537 U55 A17 1999).
  • Sullivan, Louis. Kindergarten Chats on Architecture, Education, and Democracy. Lawrence, KS: Scarab Family Press, 1934. (King + King - NA2560 S8 1934)
  • Sullivan, Louis. Louis Sullivan: The Public Papers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988. (King + King – NA737 S9 A35 1988)
  • Sullivan, Louis. A System of Architectural Ornament. New York: Rizzoli, 1990. (King + King, reserve – OVERSIZE NA2707 S94 A4 1990)
  • Sullivan, Louis. The Testament of Stone: Themes of Idealism and Indignation from the Writings of Louis Sullivan. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1963. (King + King - NA2543 S9 A33)

Van de Velde, Henry

  • Casteels, Maurice. Die Sachlichkeit in der Modernen Kunst. (Foreward by Henry van de Velde, in German). Paris: H. Jonquieres, 1930 (Bird 4th Floor – N6490 C33 1930)
  • Van de Velde, Henry. Zum Neuen Stil von Henry van de Velde, aus Seinen Schriften Ausgewahlt und Eingeleitet von Hans Curjel. Munich: R. Piper, 1955. (Bird 4th Floor – N7445 V43)
  • Van de Velde, Henry. “Manuscript on Ornament.” Journal of Design History, 2003, v.16, n.2, p.139-166 (Bird 4th Floor – NK1175 J68) (available online via Oxford University Press Journals)
  • Van de Velde, Henry. “Newness and Novelty.” Magazine of Art, 1948 Dec., v.41, p.296-300. (Bird 4th Floor – N1 M18)

Regionalism

Blondel, Nicolas Francois

  • Blondel, Nicolas Francois. Cours d’Architecture enseigne dans l’Academie Royale d’Architecture. New York: Olms, 2005. (King + King - NA2517 B65 2005)
  • Gerbino, Anthony. Francois Blondel: Architecture, Erudition, and the Scientific Revolution.

Wright, Frank Lloyd

  • Cleary, Richard, et al. Frank Lloyd Wright From Within Outward. New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2009. (King + King - NA2707 W74 A4 2009)
  • Gutheim, Frederick, ed. Frank Lloyd Wright on Architecture; Selected Writings 1894-1940. New York: Duell Sloan and Pearce, 1941. (King + King – NA2520 W85)
  • Gutheim, Frederick. In the Cause of Architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, Essays. New York: Architectural Record, 1975. (King + King - NA737 W7 D37)
  • Kauffman, Edgar and Ben Raeburn, eds. Frank Lloyd Wright: Writings and Buildings. New York: New American Library, 1974. (King + King – NA737 W7 A48 1974)
  • McCarter, Robert, ed. On and By Frank Lloyd Wright: A Primer of Architectural Principles. New York: Phaidon Press, 2005. (Bird 4th Floor – NA737 W7 O53 2005)
  • Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks, ed. The Essential Frank Lloyd Wright: Critical Writings on Architecture. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008. (King + King - NA2560 W68 2008)
  • Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks. Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Writings. New York: Rizzoli, 1992. (King + King – NA737 W7 A35 1992)
  • Twombly, Robert, ed. Frank Lloyd Wright: Essential Texts. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2009. (King + King – NA737 W7 A35 2009)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. An American Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1955. (King + King – NA712 W7)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. “At Taliesin:” Newspaper Columns by Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship, 1934-1937. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1992. (King + King – NA2127 G74 W75 1992)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Future of Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1953. (King + King – NA737 W7 1953)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Industrial Revolution Runs Away. New York: Horizon Press, 1969. (Bird 4th Floor – NA9030 W7 1969)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Living City. New York: Horizon Pres, 1958. (King + King – NA9030 W72)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Natural House. New York: Horizon Pres, 1954. (King + King – NA7208 W68)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. An Organic Architecture, the Architecture of Democracy. London: Lund Humphries & Co. 1939. (King + King – NA2500 W7 1939)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. A Testament. New York: Horizon Pres, 1957. (King + King – NA737 W94 A3)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. Truth Against the World: Frank Lloyd Wright Speaks for an Organic Architecture. New York: Wiley, 1987. (Bird 4th Floor – NA737 W7 A35 1987)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. When Democracy Builds. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1945. (Bird 4th Floor – NA9050 W75 1945)

Search for Form

Boullee, Etienne-Loius

  • Rosenau, Helen. Boullee & Visionary Architecture. New York: Harmony Books, 1976. (King + King - NA1053 B69 R67)
  • Rosenau, Helen, ed. Treatise on Architecture: A Complete Presentation of the Architecture, Essai Sur l’Art which Forms Part of the Boullee Papers in the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris. London: A Tiranti, 1953. (King + King - NA627 B7)

Le Corbusier

  • Le Corbusier. Le Corbusier Talks With Students From Schools of Architecture. (English Translation). New York: Onion Press, 1961. (King + King – NA2560 J413 1961)
  • Le Corbusier. Le Modulor and Other Buildings and Projects, 1944-1945. New York: Garland, 1983. (Bird 4th Floor, Fine Arts Reference, does not circulate – NA1053 J4 A4 1982 v.15)
  • Le Corbusier. Modulor I and II (English Translation). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980. (King + King – NA2760 J413 1980)
  • Le Corbusier. Towards a New Architecture. New York, Praeger, 1974. 1960. (King + King, reserve – NA2520 J4 1974)
  • Le Corbusier. Ville Radieuse: The Radiant City (English Translation). London: Faber, 1967. (King + King, reserve and normal stacks – NA9030 J4213 1967)

Durand, Jean-Nicolas-Louis

  • Durand, Jean-Nicolas-Louis. Precis of the Lectures on Architecture. (English Translation). Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2000. (King + King – NA2520 D8213 2000)
  • Villari, Sergio. J.N.L. Durand (1760-1834): Art and Science of Architecture. New York: Rizzoli, 1990. (King + King – NA1053 D87 V5513 1990)

Eisenman, Peter

  • Eisenman-Krier: Two Ideologies: A Conference at the Yale School of Architecture. New York: Monacelli Press, 2004. (King + King, reserve – NA737 E33 E4 2004)
  • Eisenman, Peter. “After Derrida, There Are No Corners.” (Syracuse University School of Architecture Lecture Series, Fall 2007). Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University School of Architecture, 2007. (King + King – Video DVD A074)
  • Eisenman, Peter. Diagram Diaries. London: Thames & Hudson, 1999. (King + King, reserve – NA737 E33 1999)
  • Eisenman, Peter. Eisenman Inside Out: Selected Writings, 1963-1998. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2004. (King + King, reserve – NA737 E33 A35 2004)
  • Eisenman, Peter. The Formal Basis of Modern Architecture. Baden, Switzerland: Lars Muller, 2006. (King + King, reserve – NA2500 E39 2006)
  • Eisenman, Peter. Ten Canonical buildings. New York: Rizzoli, 2008. (King + King, reserve – NA2760 E45 2008)
  • Eisenman, Peter. Written Into the Void: Selected Writings, 1990-2004. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007. (King + King, reserve – NA737 E33 A35 2007)
  • Eisenman, Peter and Rem Koolahas. Supercritical.London: Architectural Association, 2010. (King + King NA2500 E36 2010)
  • Garofale, Luca. Digital Eisenman: An Office of the Electronic Era. (Boston: Birkhauser Publishers, 1999. (On Order – coming soon to SU Library)
  • Grosz, Elizabeth A. Architecture From the Outside: Essays on Virtual and Real Space. (Foreward by Peter Eisenman). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001. (King + King, reserve – NA2500 G76 2001).

Gropius, Walter

  • Gropius, Walter, ed. The Architects Collaborative, 1945-1965. Teufen, Switzerland: Verlag Niggli, 1966. (Bird 4th Floor – NA737 A7 G7 1966)
  • Gropius, Walter. Architecture and Design in the Age of Science. New York: Spiral Press, 1952. (Bird 4th Floor – NA2563 G75 1952)
  • Gropius, Walter. Bauhaus 1919-1928. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1975. 1938. (Bird 4th Floor – N332 D4 B3 1975)
  • Gropius, Walter. The New Architecture and the Bauhaus. English Translation. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1936. (King + King - NA680 G7)
  • Gropius, Walter. Scope of Total Architecture. New York: Collier Books, 1962. 1955. (Bird 4th Floor – NA380 G87 1962)
  • Schlemmer, Oskar, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Farkas Molnar. The Theater of the Bauhaus. (Introduction by Walter Gropius). Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1961. (King + King – NA680 G87)

Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig

  • Daza, Ricardo. Looking for Mies. Boston: Birkhauser, 2000. (Bird 4th Floor – NA1088 M65 D3913 2000)
  • Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig. Conversations with Mies van der Rohe. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2008.
  • Mertine, Detlef, ed. The Presence of Mies. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1994. (King + King, reserve – NA1088 M65 A4 1994)

Rowe, Colin

  • Rowe, Colin. The Architecture of Good Intentions: Towards a Possible Retrospect. London: Academy, 1994. (King + King – NA680 R69 1994)
  • Rowe, Colin. As I Was Saying: Recollections and Miscellaneous Essays. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996. (King + King - NA2500 R74 1996)
  • Rowe, Colin. The Mathematics of the Ideal Villa, and Other Essays. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1982. 1976. (King + King - NA7110 R68 1982)
  • Rowe, Colin and Fred Koetter. Collage City. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998. 1978. (King + King – NA9050 R68 1998)
  • Rowe, Colin and Robert Slutzky. Transparenz. Basel, Switzerland: Birkhauser, 1974. (King + King - NA9053 S6 R68)

Serlio, Sebastiano

  • Serlio, Sebastiano. Sebastiano Serlio on Architecture. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001. 1996. (King + King - NA2515 S513 1996)
  • Serlio, Sebastiano. The Five Books of Architecture (reprint of 1611 English Edition). New York: Dover Publications, 1982. (King + King – NA2517 S513 1982)
  • Serlio, Sebastiano. Sebastiano Serlio on Domestic Architecture. New York: Architectural History Foundation, 1978. (King + King, reserve – OVERSIZE NA7109 S47 1978)

Van Doesburg, Theo

  • Doig, Allan. Theo van Doesburg: Painting into Architecture, Theory into Practice. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986. (King + King - NA1153 D64 D65 1986)
  • Mansbach, Steven Allan. Visions of Totality: Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Theo van Doesburg, and El Lissitzky. Ithata, NY: Cornell University, 1978. (Bird 4th Floor – N6490 M33 1978a)
  • Van Doesburg, Theo. “Die Neue Architektur und Ihre Folgen.” Wasmuths Monatshefte fur Baukunst, v.9, p.503-518, pl. 6, 9, 10-13. (not available at SU Library)
  • Van Doesburg, Theo. Principles of Neo-Plastic Art. English Translation. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1968. (Bird 4th Floor – N6490 D5513)

Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel

  • Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel. Lectures on Architecture. New York: Dover Publications, 1987. (King + King - NA2520 V5613 1987)
  • Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel. Discourses on Architecture. New York: Grove Press, 1959. (King + King – NA2520 V7 1959, 2 volumes)

Wren, Christopher

  • Soo, Lydia, ed. Wren’s Tracts on Architecture and Other Writings. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. (Bird 4th Floor – NA997 W8 S66 1998)

Wright, Frank Lloyd

  • Cleary, Richard, et al. Frank Lloyd Wright From Within Outward. New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2009. (King + King - NA2707 W74 A4 2009)
  • Gutheim, Frederick, ed. Frank Lloyd Wright on Architecture; Selected Writings 1894-1940. New York: Duell Sloan and Pearce, 1941. (King + King – NA2520 W85)
  • Gutheim, Frederick. In the Cause of Architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, Essays. New York: Architectural Record, 1975. (King + King - NA737 W7 D37)
  • Kauffman, Edgar and Ben Raeburn, eds. Frank Lloyd Wright: Writings and Buildings. New York: New American Library, 1974. (King + King – NA737 W7 A48 1974)
  • McCarter, Robert, ed. On and By Frank Lloyd Wright: A Primer of Architectural Principles. New York: Phaidon Press, 2005. (Bird 4th Floor – NA737 W7 O53 2005)
  • Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks, ed. The Essential Frank Lloyd Wright: Critical Writings on Architecture. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008. (King + King - NA2560 W68 2008)
  • Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks. Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Writings. New York: Rizzoli, 1992. (King + King – NA737 W7 A35 1992)
  • Twombly, Robert, ed. Frank Lloyd Wright: Essential Texts. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2009. (King + King – NA737 W7 A35 2009)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. An American Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1955. (King + King – NA712 W7)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. “At Taliesin:” Newspaper Columns by Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship, 1934-1937. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1992. (King + King – NA2127 G74 W75 1992)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Future of Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1953. (King + King – NA737 W7 1953)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Industrial Revolution Runs Away. New York: Horizon Press, 1969. (Bird 4th Floor – NA9030 W7 1969)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Living City. New York: Horizon Pres, 1958. (King + King – NA9030 W72)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Natural House. New York: Horizon Pres, 1954. (King + King – NA7208 W68)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. An Organic Architecture, the Architecture of Democracy. London: Lund Humphries & Co. 1939. (King + King – NA2500 W7 1939)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. A Testament. New York: Horizon Pres, 1957. (King + King – NA737 W94 A3)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. Truth Against the World: Frank Lloyd Wright Speaks for an Organic Architecture. New York: Wiley, 1987. (Bird 4th Floor – NA737 W7 A35 1987)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. When Democracy Builds. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1945. (Bird 4th Floor – NA9050 W75 1945)

Technology and Industrialization

Fuller, R. Buckminster

Gropius, Walter

  • Gropius, Walter, ed. The Architects Collaborative, 1945-1965. Teufen, Switzerland: Verlag Niggli, 1966. (Bird 4th Floor – NA737 A7 G7 1966)
  • Gropius, Walter. Architecture and Design in the Age of Science. New York: Spiral Press, 1952. (Bird 4th Floor – NA2563 G75 1952)
  • Gropius, Walter. Bauhaus 1919-1928. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1975. 1938. (Bird 4th Floor – N332 D4 B3 1975)
  • Gropius, Walter. The New Architecture and the Bauhaus. English Translation. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1936. (King + King - NA680 G7)
  • Gropius, Walter. Scope of Total Architecture. New York: Collier Books, 1962. 1955. (Bird 4th Floor – NA380 G87 1962)
  • Schlemmer, Oskar, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Farkas Molnar. The Theater of the Bauhaus. (Introduction by Walter Gropius). Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1961. (King + King – NA680 G87)

Mumford, Lewis

  • Miller, Donald L., ed. The Lewis Mumford Reader. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press,1995. (Bird 2nd Floor – CB151 M83 1995)
  • Mumford, Lewis. Art and Technics. New York: Columbia University Press, 1952. (Bird 4th Floor – N7445 M88)
  • Mumford, Lewis. Technics and Civilization. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010. (Bird 2nd Floor – CB478 M8 2010)

Scheerbart, Paul

  • Scheerbart, Paul. Glass Architecture. English Translation. New York: Praeger, 1972. (King + King - NA4140 S413 1972)

Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel

  • Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel. Lectures on Architecture. New York: Dover Publications, 1987. (King + King - NA2520 V5613 1987)
  • Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel. Discourses on Architecture. New York: Grove Press, 1959. (King + King – NA2520 V7 1959, 2 volumes)

Wright, Frank Lloyd

  • McCarter, Robert, ed. On and By Frank Lloyd Wright: A Primer of Architectural Principles. New York: Phaidon Press, 2005. (Bird 4th Floor – NA737 W7 O53 2005)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Future of Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1953. (King + King – NA737 W7 1953)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Industrial Revolution Runs Away. New York: Horizon Press, 1969. (Bird 4th Floor – NA9030 W7 1969)

Urbanism

Allen, Stan

  • Allen, Stan. Points + Lines: Diagrams and Projects for the City. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1999. (King + King – NA737 A44 A4 1999)
  • Allen, Stan. Practice: Architecture, Technique + Representation. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2009. (King + King – NA2500 A454 2009)

CIAM (Congres International d’Architecture Moderne)

  • Le Corbusier. Charte d’Athenes (The Athens Charter – English). New York: Grossman Publishers, 1973. (King + King – NA21 I57 1933)
  • Mumford, Eric. The CIAM Discourse on Urbanism, 1928-1960. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000. (King + King – NA680 I475 M86 2000)
  • Mumford, Eric Paul. Defining Urban Design: CIAM Architects and the Formation of a Discipline, 1937-69) New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009 (King + King – NA712 M86 2009)
  • Sert, Jose Luis. Can Our Cities Survive? An ABC of Urban Problems, Their Analysis, Their Solutions / based on the proposals formulated by the CIAM International Congresses for Modern Architecture. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942. (King + King – NA21 I57 1933)
  • Somer, Kees. The Functional City: the CIAM and Cornelis van Esteren, 1928-1960. Rotterdam: NAi Publishers, 2007. (Bird 4th Floor – NA1153 E37 S66 2007)

Le Corbusier

  • Le Corbusier The City of To-morrow and Its Planning (Urbanisme, English Translation). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1971. 1929. (King + King, reserve – NA9030 J4 1929.)
  • Le Corbusier. Ville Radieuse: The Radiant City (English Translation). London: Faber, 1967. (King + King, reserve and normal stacks – NA9030 J4213 1967)

Eisenman, Peter

  • Eisenman, Peter and Rem Koolhaas. Supercritical.London: Architectural Association, 2010. (King + King - NA2500 E36 2010)

Gropius, Walter

  • Gropius, Walter. Rebuilding Our Communities. Chicago: P. Theobald, 1945. (Bird 4th Floor – NA9030 G7 1945)
  • Gropius, Walter. Scope of Total Architecture. New York: Collier Books, 1962. 1955. (Bird 4th Floor – NA380 G87 1962)
  • Schlemmer, Oskar, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Farkas Molnar. The Theater of the Bauhaus. (Introduction by Walter Gropius). Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1961. (King + King – NA680 G87)

Howard, Ebenezer

  • Howard, Ebenezer. Garden Cities of To-morrow. London: Faber and Faber Ltd., 1946. (King + King – HT161 H6 1946)

Koolhaas, Rem

  • Koolhaas, Rem. Content. Cologne: Taschen, 2004. (King + King, reserve – NA1153 O32 C66 2004)
  • Koolhaas, Rem. Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto of Manhattan. New York: Monacelli Press, 1994. (King + King, reserve – NA735 N5 K66 1994)
  • Koolhaas, Rem. Living Vivre Leben. Boston: Birkhauser Verlag, 1998. (King + King, reserve – NA1153 K64 A4 1998)
  • Koolhaas, Rem. Rem Koolhaas: Conversations With Students. Houston: Rice Universty School of Architecture, 1996. (King + King, reserve – NA1153 K64 A35 1996)
  • Koolhaas, Rem. Small, Medium, Large, Extra-Large: Office for Metropolitan Architecture. New York: Monacelli Press, 1998. (King + King, reserve – NA1153 K64 S63 1998)

Mumford, Lewis

  • Luccarelli, Mark. Lewis Mumford and the Ecological Region: The Politics of Planning. New York: Guilford Press, 1995. (Moon Library – HT392 L92 1995)
  • Miller, Donald L., ed. The Lewis Mumford Reader. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press,1995. (Bird 2nd Floor – CB151 M83 1995)
  • Mumford, Lewis. The City In History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and its Prospects. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1961. (Moon Library – HT111 M943)
  • Mumford, Lewis. The Culture of Cities. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1981. 1970. (Bird 4th Floor – HT151 M78 1981)
  • Mumford, Lewis, ed. The Ecological Basis of Planning. The Hauge, The Netherlands: Nijhoff, 1971. (Bird 4th Floor – HT391 G54)
  • Mumford, Lewis. Technics and Civilization. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010. (Bird 2nd Floor – CB478 M8 2010)
  • Wojtowicz, Robert. Lewis Mumford and American Modernism: Eutopian Theories for Architecture and Urban Planning. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. (Bird 4th Floor – NA737 M85 W66 1996)

Rowe, Colin

  • Rowe, Colin and Fred Koetter. Collage City. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998. 1978. (King + King – NA9050 R68 1998)

Sitte, Camillo

  • Sitte, Camillo.City Planning According to Artistic Principles.New York: Random House, 1965. (King + King – NA9030 S613 1965)

Taut, Bruno

  • Taut, Bruno. Alpine Architecture: A Utopia. (Available at SU library within Glass Architecture by Paul Scheerbart. (King + King – NA4140 S413 1972)
  • Taut, Bruno. Modern Architecture (Neue Baukunst in Europa und Amerika). New York: A&C Boni, 1929. (Bird 4th Floor – NA680 T313 1929)
  • Taut, Bruno. Die Stadtkrone. Nendeln, Lichtenstein: Kraus Reprint, 1977. (Bird 4th Floor – NA9090 T3 1977)

Tschumi, Bernard

  • Tschumi, Bernard. Architecture and Disjunction. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996. (King + King, reserve – NA2543 S6 T78 1996)
  • Tschumi, Bernard. Event-Cities: Praxis. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1994. (King + King, reserve – NA2707 T73 A4 1994)
  • Tschumi, Bernard. Event-Cities 2. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000. (King + King, reserve – NA2707 T73 A4 2000)
  • Tschumi, Bernard. Event-Cities 3: Concept vs. Context vs. Content. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010. (King + King, reserve – NA1353 T78 A35 2004)
  • Tschumi, Bernard. Event-Cities 4: Concept-Form. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010. (King + King, reserve – NA1353 T78 A35 2010)
  • Tschumi, Bernard. Questions of Space: Lectures on Architecture. London: AA Publications, 1990. (Bird 4th Floor NA2500 T724 1990)
  • Tschumi, Bernard. The Manhattan Transcripts. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1981. (King + King, reserve – NA2707 T73 A4 1981)

Venturi, Robert

  • Venturi, Robert. Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1977. (King + King, reserve – NA2760 V46 1977)
  • Venturi, Robert, Denise Scott Brown, and Steven Izenour. Learning from Las Vegas. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1972. (King + King, reserve – OVERSIZE NA735 L3 V4)
  • Venturi, Robert, Denise Scott Brown, and Steven Izenour. Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1972. (King + King, reserve – OVERSIZE NA735 L3 V4 1977)

Wright, Frank Lloyd

  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. An American Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1955. (King + King – NA712 W7)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Future of Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1953. (King + King – NA737 W7 1953)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Industrial Revolution Runs Away. New York: Horizon Press, 1969. (Bird 4th Floor – NA9030 W7 1969)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Living City. New York: Horizon Pres, 1958. (King + King – NA9030 W72)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. An Organic Architecture, the Architecture of Democracy. London: Lund Humphries & Co. 1939. (King + King – NA2500 W7 1939)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. Truth Against the World: Frank Lloyd Wright Speaks for an Organic Architecture. New York: Wiley, 1987. (Bird 4th Floor – NA737 W7 A35 1987)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. When Democracy Builds. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1945. (Bird 4th Floor – NA9050 W75 1945)