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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 searchingSUMMIT, the online 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. (ARR - NA680 B48 1975)

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

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

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

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

Mallgrave, Harry Francis. Architectural Theory: Volume 1: An Anthology from Vitruvius to 1870Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. (ARR 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. (ARR reserve - NA2500 A7115 2005 v.2)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. (ARR - 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. (ARR - 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. (ARR - NA2570 U58 2009)

Philosophers - on Architecture

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

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

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

 

Reference Sources

Childers, Joseph and Gary Hentzi.  Columbia dictionary of modern literary and cultural criticism.   New 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

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. (ARR – NA2515 A3513 1988)

 

Allen, Stan.

  • Allen, Stan. Points + Lines: Diagrams and Projects for the City. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1999. (ARR – NA737 A44 A4 1999)
  • Allen, Stan. Practice: Architecture, Technique + Representation. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2009. (ARR – 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. (ARR NA627 B7)
  • Rosenau, Helen. Boullee & Visionary Architecture. New York: Harmony Books, 1976. (ARR 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. (ARR - NA2515 S513 1996)
  • Serlio, Sebastiano. The Five Books of Architecture (reprint of 1611 English Edition). New York: Dover Publications, 1982. (ARR – 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. (ARR 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. (ARR - NA2515 V6135 1999)

Palladio, Andrea

Perrault, Claude

Serlio, Sebastiano

  • Serlio, Sebastiano. Sebastiano Serlio on Architecture. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001. 1996. (ARR - NA2515 S513 1996)
  • Serlio, Sebastiano. The Five Books of Architecture (reprint of 1611 English Edition). New York: Dover Publications, 1982. (ARR – NA2517 S513 1982)
  • Serlio, Sebastiano. Sebastiano Serlio on Domestic Architecture. New York: Architectural History Foundation, 1978. (ARR 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. (ARR 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. (ARR 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. (ARR 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. (ARR – 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. (ARR 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. (ARR – 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. (ARR – 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. (ARR – NA2550 R75 1863)
  • Ruskin, John. The Stones of Venice. New York: John Wiley, 1988. (ARR 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. (ARR reserve – SB472 R385 1999)
  • Corner, James and Alex S. MacLean. Taking Measures Across the American Landscape. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2000. (ARR 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. (ARR - NA25 S93 v.6)
  • Laugier, Marc-Antoine.An Essay on Architecture (Essai sur l’Architecture).Los Angeles: Henessey & Ingalls, 1977. (ARR – NA2515 L2913)

Semper, Gottfried

  • Hermann, Wolfgang. Gottfried Semper: In Search of Architecture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1984. (ARR – 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. (ARR – NA2500 S46 1989)
  • Semper, Gottfried. Style in the Technical and Tectonic Arts, or Practical Aesthetics. (English Translation). Los Angeles, Getty Research Institute, 2004. (ARR – 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. (ARR – NA2515 A3513 1988)

Laugier, Marc-Antoine

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

Loos, Adolf

  • Gravagnulo, Benedetto. Adolf Loos, Theory and Works. (English Translation) New York: Rizzoli, 1982. (ARR 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. (ARR – 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. (ARR – 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. (ARR 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. (ARR – NA2500 S46213 2004)

Sullivan, Louis

  • De Wit, Wim, ed. Louis Sullivan: The Function of Ornament. New York: W.W. Norton, 1986. (ARR 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. (ARR NA2560 S8 1934)
  • Sullivan, Louis. Louis Sullivan: The Public Papers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988. (ARR – NA737 S9 A35 1988)
  • Sullivan, Louis. A System of Architectural Ornament. New York: Rizzoli, 1990. (ARR 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. (ARR 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. (ARR - 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. (ARR NA2707 W74 A4 2009)
  • Gutheim, Frederick, ed. Frank Lloyd Wright on Architecture; Selected Writings 1894-1940. New York: Duell Sloan and Pearce, 1941. (ARR – NA2520 W85)
  • Gutheim, Frederick. In the Cause of Architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, Essays. New York: Architectural Record, 1975. (ARR - NA737 W7 D37)
  • Kauffman, Edgar and Ben Raeburn, eds. Frank Lloyd Wright: Writings and Buildings. New York: New American Library, 1974. (ARR – 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. (ARR - NA2560 W68 2008)
  • Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks. Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Writings. New York: Rizzoli, 1992. (ARR – NA737 W7 A35 1992)
  • Twombly, Robert, ed. Frank Lloyd Wright: Essential Texts. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2009. (ARR – NA737 W7 A35 2009)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. An American Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1955. (ARR – 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. (ARR – NA2127 G74 W75 1992)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Future of Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1953. (ARR – 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. (ARR – NA9030 W72)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Natural House. New York: Horizon Pres, 1954. (ARR – NA7208 W68)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. An Organic Architecture, the Architecture of Democracy. London: Lund Humphries & Co. 1939. (ARR – NA2500 W7 1939)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. A Testament. New York: Horizon Pres, 1957. (ARR – 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. (ARR 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. (ARR NA627 B7)

Le Corbusier

  • Le Corbusier. Le Corbusier Talks With Students From Schools of Architecture. (English Translation). New York: Onion Press, 1961. (ARR – 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. (ARR – NA2760 J413 1980)
  • Le Corbusier. Towards a New Architecture. New York, Praeger, 1974. 1960. (ARR reserve – NA2520 J4 1974)
  • Le Corbusier. Ville Radieuse: The Radiant City (English Translation). London: Faber, 1967. (ARR, 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. (ARR – NA2520 D8213 2000)
  • Villari, Sergio. J.N.L. Durand (1760-1834): Art and Science of Architecture. New York: Rizzoli, 1990. (ARR – NA1053 D87 V5513 1990)

Eisenman, Peter

  • Eisenman-Krier: Two Ideologies: A Conference at the Yale School of Architecture. New York: Monacelli Press, 2004. (ARR 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. (ARR – Video DVD A074)
  • Eisenman, Peter. Diagram Diaries. London: Thames & Hudson, 1999. (ARR reserve – NA737 E33 1999)
  • Eisenman, Peter. Eisenman Inside Out: Selected Writings, 1963-1998. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2004. (ARR reserve – NA737 E33 A35 2004)
  • Eisenman, Peter. The Formal Basis of Modern Architecture. Baden, Switzerland: Lars Muller, 2006. (ARR reserve – NA2500 E39 2006)
  • Eisenman, Peter. Ten Canonical buildings. New York: Rizzoli, 2008. (ARR reserve – NA2760 E45 2008)
  • Eisenman, Peter. Written Into the Void: Selected Writings, 1990-2004. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007. (ARR reserve – NA737 E33 A35 2007)
  • Eisenman, Peter and Rem Koolahas. Supercritical.London: Architectural Association, 2010. (ARR 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. (ARR 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. (ARR 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. (ARR – 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. (ARR reserve – NA1088 M65 A4 1994)

Rowe, Colin

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

Serlio, Sebastiano

  • Serlio, Sebastiano. Sebastiano Serlio on Architecture. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001. 1996. (ARR - NA2515 S513 1996)
  • Serlio, Sebastiano. The Five Books of Architecture (reprint of 1611 English Edition). New York: Dover Publications, 1982. (ARR – NA2517 S513 1982)
  • Serlio, Sebastiano. Sebastiano Serlio on Domestic Architecture. New York: Architectural History Foundation, 1978. (ARR 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. (ARR 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. (ARR NA2520 V5613 1987)
  • Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel. Discourses on Architecture. New York: Grove Press, 1959. (ARR – 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. (ARR NA2707 W74 A4 2009)
  • Gutheim, Frederick, ed. Frank Lloyd Wright on Architecture; Selected Writings 1894-1940. New York: Duell Sloan and Pearce, 1941. (ARR – NA2520 W85)
  • Gutheim, Frederick. In the Cause of Architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, Essays. New York: Architectural Record, 1975. (ARR - NA737 W7 D37)
  • Kauffman, Edgar and Ben Raeburn, eds. Frank Lloyd Wright: Writings and Buildings. New York: New American Library, 1974. (ARR – 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. (ARR - NA2560 W68 2008)
  • Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks. Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Writings. New York: Rizzoli, 1992. (ARR – NA737 W7 A35 1992)
  • Twombly, Robert, ed. Frank Lloyd Wright: Essential Texts. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2009. (ARR – NA737 W7 A35 2009)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. An American Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1955. (ARR – 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. (ARR – NA2127 G74 W75 1992)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Future of Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1953. (ARR – 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. (ARR – NA9030 W72)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Natural House. New York: Horizon Pres, 1954. (ARR – NA7208 W68)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. An Organic Architecture, the Architecture of Democracy. London: Lund Humphries & Co. 1939. (ARR – NA2500 W7 1939)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. A Testament. New York: Horizon Pres, 1957. (ARR – 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. (ARR 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. (ARR – 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. (ARR - NA4140 S413 1972)

Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel

  • Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel. Lectures on Architecture. New York: Dover Publications, 1987. (ARR NA2520 V5613 1987)
  • Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel. Discourses on Architecture. New York: Grove Press, 1959. (ARR – 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. (ARR – 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. (ARR – NA737 A44 A4 1999)
  • Allen, Stan. Practice: Architecture, Technique + Representation. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2009. (ARR – NA2500 A454 2009)

CIAM (Congres International d’Architecture Moderne)

  • Le Corbusier. Charte d’Athenes (The Athens Charter – English). New York: Grossman Publishers, 1973. (ARR – NA21 I57 1933)
  • Mumford, Eric. The CIAM Discourse on Urbanism, 1928-1960. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000. (ARR – 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 (ARR – 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. (ARR – 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. (ARR reserve – NA9030 J4 1929.)
  • Le Corbusier. Ville Radieuse: The Radiant City (English Translation). London: Faber, 1967. (ARR, reserve and normal stacks – NA9030 J4213 1967)

Eisenman, Peter

  • Eisenman, Peter and Rem Koolahas. Supercritical.London: Architectural Association, 2010. (ARR 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. (ARR – NA680 G87)

Howard, Ebenezer

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

Koolhaas, Rem

  • Koolhaas, Rem. Content. Cologne: Taschen, 2004. (ARR reserve – NA1153 O32 C66 2004)
  • Koolhaas, Rem. Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto of Manhattan. New York: Monacelli Press, 1994. (ARR reserve – NA735 N5 K66 1994)
  • Koolhaas, Rem. Living Vivre Leben. Boston: Birkhauser Verlag, 1998. (ARR reserve – NA1153 K64 A4 1998)
  • Koolhaas, Rem. Rem Koolhaas: Conversations With Students. Houston: Rice Universty School of Architecture, 1996. (ARR reserve – NA1153 K64 A35 1996)
  • Koolhaas, Rem. Small, Medium, Large, Extra-Large: Office for Metropolitan Architecture. New York: Monacelli Press, 1998. (ARR 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. (ARR – NA9050 R68 1998)

Sitte, Camillo

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

Taut, Bruno

  • Taut, Bruno. Alpine Architecture: A Utopia. (Available at SU library within Glass Architecture by Paul Scheerbart, ARR – 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. (ARR reserve – NA2543 S6 T78 1996)
  • Tschumi, Bernard. Event-Cities: Praxis. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1994. (ARR reserve – NA2707 T73 A4 1994)
  • Tschumi, Bernard. Event-Cities 2. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000. (ARR reserve – NA2707 T73 A4 2000)
  • Tschumi, Bernard. Event-Cities 3: Concept vs. Context vs. Content. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010. (ARR reserve – NA1353 T78 A35 2004)
  • Tschumi, Bernard. Event-Cities 4: Concept-Form. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010. (ARR 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. (ARR reserve – NA2707 T73 A4 1981)

Venturi, Robert

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

Wright, Frank Lloyd

  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. An American Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1955. (ARR – NA712 W7)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Future of Architecture. New York: Horizon Pres, 1953. (ARR – 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. (ARR – NA9030 W72)
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd. An Organic Architecture, the Architecture of Democracy. London: Lund Humphries & Co. 1939. (ARR – 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)