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architecture styles
Googie architecture
Craftsman, Mission & Prairie
Case Study Houses, 1945-66
natural materials homes
dome architecture

Books  on  American  &  Other  Architecture

Vitruvius / Ten Books On Architecture  "The Ten Books On Architecture" [circa 15 B.C.E.]
by Vitruvius [70? B.C.E. - 15? B.C.E.]; translation by Morris Hicky Morgan

Though written during the Roman Empire, this text is still used in university classes
to teach the rules of classic architecture.

Dover Publns 8x5½ pb [6/60] for $10.36
IndyPublish 9x6 pb [5/2007] for $38.99
IndyPublish 9x6¼ hardcover [5/2007] for $45.99
book entry at Wikipedia
Seven Lamps  
"The Seven Lamps of Architecture" [1849 classic]
by John Ruskin [1819-1900]

Dover 9¼x6½ pb [12/89] for $9.56
Peter Smith Publng 9¼x6½ hardcover [5/91] for $28.99
Toward An Architecture  "Toward An Architecture" [1923 classic]
by Le Corbusier (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, 1887-1965)

the Getty edition of 2007 is newly translated by John Goodman,
with a new Introduction by Jean-Louis Cohen

Getty Publns 10x7 pb [10/2007] for $16.47
Getty Publns 10x7¼ hardcover [10/2007] for $46.80
book entry at Wikipedia
The Arcades Project book by Walter Benjamin  "The Arcades Project" aka "Das Passagenwerk" [1940]
by Walter Benjamin [1892-1940], Edited by Rolf Tiedemann,
Translated by Howard Eiland & Kevin McLaughlin

Benjamin made notes on the culture-changing glass-topped arcades of Paris, France
from 1927 until his suicide (to prevent capture by the Nazis) in 1940; long thought
destroyed, the manuscript finally saw publication & translation in the 1980s.

Harvard Univ Belknap Press 10x6½ pb [3/2002] for $21.24
Harvard Univ Belknap Press 10x6½ hardcover [12/99] for $60.00
book entry at Wikipedia

Railroad Station Architectural History book by Carroll L.V. Meeks  "The Railroad Station: An Architectural History" [1956]
by Carroll L.V. Meeks

Profusely-illustrated book that chronicles the evolution of the architecture of the railroad station in both Europe and America from the 1830s to the 1950s.
Dover Publns 9x6½ pb [6/2012] out of print/used
Yale Univ Press 9x6 hardcover [12/56] out of print/many used
Design of Cities  "Design of Cities" [1967 classic, rev. 1976] by Edmund N. Bacon [1910-2005]
Penguin 11x8 pb [5/76] for $29.70
hardcover [various] out of print/used

Ed Bacon Foundation [est. 2004]

Great American Cities  "The Death and Life of Great American Cities" [1972 classic]
by Jane Jacobs

"...perhaps the most influential single work in the history of town planning."
The New York Times (2002)

Vintage 8x5¼ pb [12/92] for $10.17
Modern Library 7½x5 hardcover [2/93] for $13.57
Random House 9¼x6½ hardcover [9/2002] out of print/used
Spanish-Colonial Architecture in the U.S.  "Spanish-Colonial Architecture In The United States" [1990]
by Rexford Newcomb

Dover 11x8¾ pb [4/90] for $11.53
Geography of Nowhere  "The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise & Decline of America's Man-Made Landscape" [1993] by James Howard Kunstler
Free Press 8½x5½ pb [7/94] for $11.20
S&S 9½x6¼ hardcover [6/93] out of print/used
Passive Solar House by Kachadorian  "The Passive Solar House: The Complete Guide To Heating & Cooling Your Home"
[orig 1980; rev 2006]
by James Kachadorian

Chelsea Green Publng 10x7¾ hardcover and CD-ROM [9/2006] for $26.40
Home From Nowhere  "Home From Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World For The 21st Century" [1996]
by James Howard Kunstler

Touchstone Press 8½x6½ pb [3/98] for $10.20
S&S 9¾x6¼ hardcover [10/96] out of print/used
Architecture / Image For America  "Architecture: An Image For America" [1998]
Edited by Pat Perrin

Discovery Enterprises 7¾x5½ pb [9/98] for $7.95
Palm Springs Modern  "Palm Springs Modern: Houses In The California Desert" [1999]
by Adele Cygelman, photographs by David Glomb

Rizzoli 11½x9.4 hardcover [9/99] for $34.00
Palm Springs Weekend  "Palm Springs Weekend: The Architecture & Design of A Midcentury Oasis" [2001]
by Alan Hess & Andrew Danish

Chronicle Books 9½x11 hardcover [4/2001] for $27.20
California Crazy / Roadside Vernacular  
"California Crazy and Beyond: Roadside Vernacular Architecture"
[orig 1980, rev 2001] by Jim Heimann

Chronicle Books 10x7½ pb [6/2001] for $19.95
Why Architecture Matters: Lessons from Chicago book by Blair Kamin  "Why Architecture Matters: Lessons From Chicago" [2001]
by Blair Kamin
{Pulitzer-winning architecture critic at The Chicago Tribune}
Univ Chicago Press 9x6 pb [6/2003] for $11.97
Univ Chicago Press hardcover [10/2001] for $37.50
What is Architecture? book edited by Andrew Ballantyne  "What Is Architecture?" [2002]
Edited by Andrew Ballantyne

Routledge 9½x6¾ pb [1/2002] for $54.95
Routledge 10x7 hardcover [1/2002] for $169.95
Solar House Passive Heating & Cooling  "The Solar House: Passive Heating & Cooling" [2002]
by Daniel D. Chiras

Chelsea Green Publng 10x8 pb [10/2002] for $19.77
author's website
Iconic L.A. book by Gloria Koenig  "Iconic L.A.: Stories of L.A.'s Most Memorable Buildings" [2003]
by Gloria Koenig

L.A. Times Books 11¾x9¼ hardcover [4/2003] for $20.97
Structures of Utility  "Structures of Utility" [2003]
by David Stark Wilson

Heyday Books hardcover [5/2003] for $31.50
Pretty Vacant book by Clive Piercy  "Pretty Vacant: The Los Angeles Dingbat Observed" [2003] by Clive Piercy
The author spent 20 years photographing the facades of the common 'dingbat'-decorated stucco apartment houses of Los Angeles, and includes over 100 of the best.
Chronicle Books 5x7¼ pb [8/2003] for $17.47
author's visual design company in Santa Monica
Architectural Guidebook To Los Angeles by David Gebhard & Robert Winter  
"An Architectural Guidebook To Los Angeles" [2003]
by David Gebhard & Robert Winter

Gibbs Smith Publr 8¼x6 pb [5th edition 9/2003] for $17.47
Brave New Houses book by Michael Webb  "Brave New Houses: Adventures In Southern California Living" [2003]
by Michael Webb

Rizzoli 9x9 pb [11/2003] for $27.97
Rizzoli 9½x8½ hardcover [11/2003] for $38.50
Abrams Guide to American House Styles  "The Abrams Guide To American House Styles" [2004]
by William Morgan, edited by Richard Olsen, photography by Radek Kurzaj

Harry N. Abrams pb [3/2008] for $13.57
Harry N. Abrams 8¾x7 hardcover [11/2004] for $26.40
Ranch House / Hess  "The Ranch House" [2005] by Alan Hess; photographs by Noah Sheldon
Harry N. Abrams 10x12 hardcover [1/2005] for $29.70
Sprawl Kills  "Sprawl Kills: How Blandburbs Steal Your Time, Health & Money" [2005]
by Joel S. Hirschhorn

Sterling & Ross 9¼x6¼ pb [2/2005] for $17.13
author's booksite
Abrams Guide to Period Styles  "The Abrams Guide To Period Styles For Interiors" [2005]
by Judith Gura, edited by Richard Olsen, illustrations by David Perrelli

Harry N. Abrams 8½x7 hardcover [10/2005] for $26.40
Spanish Revival Architecture  "Spanish Revival Architecture" [2005]
by S.F. 'Jerry' Cooke III & Tina Skinner

Schiffer Publng 12x9½ hardcover [10/2005] for $35.00
Little House On A Small Planet  "Little House On A Small Planet: Simple Homes, Cozy Retreats & Energy Efficient Possibilities" [2005] by Shay Salomon, photographs Nigel Valdez
Lyons Press 11x8½ pb [9/2006] for $13.57
official booksite
Tumbleweed Tiny House Company of Sebastopol, CA
The Small House Society [est. 2002]
Architecture of Happiness  
"The Architecture of Happiness" [2006] by Alain de Botton
Pantheon 8x6¼ hardcover [10/2006] for $15.75
Modern Architecture A-Z book by Peter Gossel  "Modern Architecture, A-Z" [2007]
by Peter Gossel

Taschen 2-volume 15x12x4½ {19½ pounds!}
slipcover edition [10/2007] for $189.00
Why Architecture Matters book by Paul Goldberger  "Why Architecture Matters" [2009]
by Paul Goldberger

Yale Univ Press 8x5½ hardcover [11/2009] for $17.16
Architecture of the Sun Los Angeles Modernism book by Thomas S. Hines   "Architecture of The Sun: Los Angeles Modernism, 1900-1970" [2010]
by Thomas S. Hines

"The most discerningly curated collection of Southern California modernist architectural photography ever published." — The Atlantic Magazine, September 2010
Rizzoli 10¼x11 hardcover [5/2010] for $59.85
The Library / World History book by James W.P. Campbell & Will Pryce  "The Library: A World History" [2013]
by architectural historian James W.P. Campbell & photographer Will Pryce

Univ Chicago Press 12x9½ hardcover [10/2013] for $51.30
Bricks & Mortals: Ten Great Buildings book by Tom Wilkinson  "Bricks & Mortals: Ten Great Buildings and The People They Made" [2014]
by {British academic} Tom Wilkinson

"A rich, insightful inquiry into why buildings should be built first and foremost for people" • The cited structures were/are located in Ancient Babylon; Ancient Rome; Timbuktu, Mali; Florence, Italy; Beijing, China; Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Cap Martin, southern coast of France; London, England; and Rio de Janiero, Brasil
Kindle Edition from Bloomsbury Publng [6/2014] for $15.99
Bloomsbury Press hardcover [7/2014] for $22.23
Shopping Mall book by Matthew Newton  "Shopping Mall (Object Lessons Series)" [2017]  9/2017
by Matthew Newton

Kindle Edition from Bloomsbury Academic [9/2017] for $9.99
Bloomsbury Academic 9x6¼ pb [9/2017] for $10.96

Books on Architecture category at Amazon
browse Architects A to Z at Amazon
browse Historic Preservation category at Amazon
Universe Architecture Series at Amazon

Hennessey + Ingalls Bookstore (Santa Monica CA) architecture catalog
William Stout Architectural Books in San Francisco CA

Architectural Digest: subscribe now

NY Architecture game  
"The Prestel New York Architecture Game" [2004]
by Thomas Fackler

Prestel Publng board game [9/2004] out of prodn/used

Architecture  Film  Festival
keyword 'architecture' search at IMDb
keyword 'architect' search at IMDb

Fountainhead movie poster  "The Fountainhead" feature film [1949]
Idealistic young architect Howard Roark has a tough time because he will not compromise with the mediocre architecture of the establishment. When his 'big chance' skyscraper is redesigned without his knowledge, he dynamites the construction site and is put on trial. Directed by King Vidor [1894-1982]; script by Ayn Rand [1905-82], based on her novel; starring Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey, Kent Smith, Robert Douglas & Henry Hull
Warner b&w DVD [11/2006] for $17.49
Warner b&w VHS [1/90] out of prodn/used
27"x40" poster from Amazon for $19.99
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
Fountainhead novel by Ayn Rand  
"The Fountainhead" novel [1943] by Ayn Rand [1905-82]
Signet pb [8/96] for $8.99
Plume 60th Anniv 9¼x6½ hardcover [12/2002] for $27.97
Blackstone UNABR audio CD [6/2003] for $44.95

"Antonio Gaudi" documentary short [B.B.C.-TV 1961]
15-minute short film directed by Ken Russell; narrated by Huw Wheldon
video/DVD not available • full credits at IMDb

'World of Buckminster Fuller' documentary film by Robert Snyder - blue/white cover  "The World of Buckminster Fuller" documentary film [indep June 1974]
Expanded from the 60-minute film "Buckminster Fuller On Spaceship Earth" • Directed by Baylis Glascock & Robert Snyder [1916-2004], featuring R. Buckminster Fuller [1895‑1983] & Indira Gandhi
full credits at IMDb
Masters & Masterworks color DVD [8/2015] for $24.95
Microcinema color DVD [5/2010] for $25.35
Mystic Fire color VHS [11/95] for $19.99
watch official trailer [1:28] online at YouTubewatch full movie [1:19:55] online at YouTube
Antonio Gaudi  
"Antonio Gaudí" [indep 1984]
Co-produced, directed & edited by Hiroshi Teshigahara
Criterion Collection color DVD [3/2008] 2 disks for $34.99
full credits at IMDb
Wikipedia entry on Spanish architect Antonio Gaudí [1852-1926]
Buckminster Fuller / Thinking Out Loud  "Buckminster Fuller: Thinking Out Loud"
[P.B.S. 'American Masters' documentary Jan 1996]

Directed by Karen Goodman & Kirk Simon
DVD/Blu-ray not available • Zeitgeist color VHS [5/96] out of prodn/scarce
full credits from IMDbproducer website
R. Buckminster Fuller [1895-1983] Page at Maison d'Être Bookstore
documentaries about I.M. Pei by Peter Rosen  "I.M. Pei" documentaries on DVD [P.B.S. 1997 & 1998]
includes 85-minute docufilm "First Person Singular" [1997] {IMDb} and 49-minute docufilm "The Museum On The Mountain" [1998] {IMDb} about the building of the Miho Museum near Kyoto, Japan; the DVD also features an interactive gallery of 20 I.M. Pei structures
Produced & directed by Peter Rosen • producer/director website
Homevision color DVD [7/2003] for $22.49
Homevision color VHS [7/2003] out of prodn/used
Frank Lloyd Wright PBS special  "Frank Lloyd Wright" documentary film [PBS Nov 1998]
Co-produced & co-directed by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick;
narration by Edward Herrmann; won Peabody Award
PBS Home Video color DVD [8/2001] for $26.98
PBS Home Video color VHS [1/2002] 2 tapes for $24.98
full credits from IMDbPBS webpages
Spirit of America Bookstore's Frank Lloyd Wright Page
Life As A House movie directed by Irwin Winkler  "Life As A House" [New Line Cinema Sept 2001]
When an architect learns that he has terminal cancer, he decides to wreck & rebuild his Malibu clifftop home.
Co-produced & directed by Irwin Winkler; written by Mark Andrus; cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond; starring Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Hayden Christensen, Jena Malone, Mary Steenburgen & Scott Bakula
New Line Platinum widescreen color DVD [3/2002] for $7.99
New Line Home Video color VHS [3/2002] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb
My Architect video  "My Architect: A Son's Journey" [docu feature 2003]
Written & directed by Nathaniel Kahn, about his father Louis I. Kahn [1901-74]; nominated for Best Documentary Oscar
New Yorker Video color DVD [2/2005] for $22.46
New Yorker Video color VHS [2/2005] for $24.95
Commotion soundtrack CD [7/2004] for $14.99
full credits from IMDbofficial filmsite {website gone 2013}

DVD cover for 'Coast Modern' 2012 architecture documentary  "Coast Modern" [indep July 2012]
'Three generations of inspired living' • A core group of architects embraced the West Coast from Vancouver to Los Angeles with its particular geography and values and left behind a legacy of inspired dwellings, which are celebrated today for their influence • Directed by Mike Bernard & Gavin Froome; interviewees include Barbara Bestor, Henrik Bull, John Cava, Douglas Coupland, Michael Folonis, Ray Kappe, Barbara Lamprecht, Dion Neutra, Pierluigi Serraino, legendary photographer Julius Shulman & James Steele
Twofold Films color DVD from producer [10/2013] 2 disks for $24.99 + s/h
Amazon Instant Video [2012] rental/purchase options from $2.99
credits at IMDbofficial movie site

"The Human Scale: A Portrait of Renowned Architect Jan Gehl" [Denmark 2012] by Andreas Dalsgaard

"La Sapienza" by Eugène Green (France, 2014)
OFFICIAL WEBSITE = http://www.kinolorber.com/press-detail.php?id=1943

"Columbus" [Superlative Films Aug 2017]
Columbus architecture movie 2017  A Korean-born man finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is in a coma; he meets a young woman who has chosen to stay in Columbus with her recovering addict mother instead of pursuing her own dreams • Written & directed by Kogonada; starring John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson, Parker Posey, Erin Allegretti, Rory Culkin, Jim Dougherty, Caitlin Ewald, Michelle Forbes, Alphaeus Green Jr., Wynn Reichert, Rosalyn R. Ross, Lindsey Shope, Shani Salyers Stiles, Reen Vogel, William Willet
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available •
full credits at IMDbofficial movie sitemovie entry at Wikipedia
watch 6/2017 official trailer [2:05] at YouTube

L i n k s
The American Institute of Architects [est. 1857]
A.I.A. New Mexico
The Pritzker Architecture Prize [est. 1979]
P.S.A. Publishers [est. 1995]: California Architects & World Architects
National Building Museum [est. 1980, opened 1985] in Washington, DC
Acorn & Deck House Custom Homes
list of famous American architects at Wikipedia
ModHab: Earth-friendly design & construction in Downtown Albuquerque, NM
Design Within Reach - modern-style furniture & accessories [est. 1999]

eHousePlans.com - Home plans & floor plans by nationally recognized home designers

Preservation Sites
'Preservation Magazine' of The National Trust
Historic Preservation Foundation of Indiana
Histopric Preservation League of Oregon
online Preservation Directory [U.S. & Canada]
Preserve L.A. [dot] com - Los Angeles & Southern California
Society for Commercial Archeology
Recent Past Preservation Network
PreserveNet at Cornell University [est. 1994]
National Register of Historic Places [USA]
The Griffin Company - building restoration [est. 1968] in Sutter Creek, CA
Tulsa [OK] Foundation for Architecture

The National Trust for Historic Preservation [est. 1949]

browse books on Historic Preservation at Amazon.com

Reference Sites
Glass, Steel & Stone: Architecture of the World
Great Buildings website
Prairie School info site
UPenn Architectural Collections / Archives
ARCspace website
Kristy's architecture fansite
Style 1900 Magazine | subscribe
Architects entries at Yahoo! Directory
Pacific Coast Architecture Database [est. 2002] based at University of Washington

Southern California
Society of Architectural Historians - SoCal Chapter
Southern California Institute of Architecture [est. 1972]
SoCal Chapter of the Society of Landscape Architects
real estate + architecture [sales info on SoCal homes of architectural importance]
Preserve L.A. [dot] com - Los Angeles & Southern California
The Palm Springs Modern Committee [est.1999]
University of Southern California School of Architecture
U.C.L.A. Architecture & Urban Design Dept.
MS's Los Angeles architecture photo gallery

Art Deco Society of Los Angeles, CA

Landscape Architecture
American Society of Landscape Architects [est. 1899]
Southern California Chapter of the Society of Landscape Architects
Landscape Architects entries at Yahoo! Directory

Image Gallery

beach house full of sun

Case  Study  Houses  [1945-66]
Case Study Houses entry at Wikipedia
Case Study Houses article at Arts & Architecture Magazine

1946 Case Study House #1 by J.R. Davidson, 540 S. Barrington Avenue in West Los Angeles, CA
1945 unbuilt Bridge House by Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen in Pacific Palisades, CA
1945 unbuilt Case Study House #5 by Whitney R. Smith
1945 unbuilt Case Study House #6 by Richard Neutra
1949 Eames House [C.S.H #8] by Charles Eames, 203 Chautauqua Blvd. in Pacific Palisades, CA
1949 Entenza House [C.S.H. #9] by Charles Eames, 205 Chautauqua Blvd. in Pacific Palisades, CA
1945 unbuilt Case Study House #11 by J.R. Davidson
1945 unbuilt Case Study House #12 by Whitney R. Smith
1946 unbuilt Case Study House #13 by Richard Neutra
1947 C.S.H. #15 by J.R. Davidson, 4755 Lasheart Drive in La Cañada, CA
{there were duplications in numbering C.H.S. projects 16-26, reason unclear}
1947 C.S.H. #16 by Rodney A. Walker, 9945 Beverly Grove Drive in Beverly Hills
1952 C.S.H. #16 by Craig Ellwood, 1811 Bel Air Road in West Los Angeles, CA
1947 C.S.H. #17 by Rodney A. Walker, 7861 Woodrow Wilson Drive in Hollywood Hills (Los Angeles), CA
1955 C.S.H. #17 by Craig Ellwood, 9554 Hidden Valley Road in Beverly Hills, CA
1948 C.S.H. #18 by Rodney A. Walker, 199 Chautauqua Blvd. in Pacific Palisades, CA
1957 C.S.H. #18 by Craig Ellwood, 1129 Miradero Road in Beverly Hills, CA
1948 Bailey House [C.S.H. #20] by Richard Neutra, 219 Chautauqua Blvd. in Pacific Palisades, CA
1947 unbuilt Case Study House #21 by Richard Neutra
1958 Bailey House [C.S.H. #21] by Pierre Koenig, 9036 Wonderland Park Avenue in Los Angeles, CA
1959 Stahl House [C.S.H. #22] by Pierre Koenig, 1635 Woods Drive in Los Angeles, CA
1960 Triad House [C.S.H. #25} by Killingsworth, Brady & Smith, Rue de Anne in La Jolla, CA
1963 Frank House [C.S.H. #25} by Killingsworth, Brady & Smith, 82 Rivo Alto Canal in Naples (Long Beach), CA
1963 Case Study House #26 by Killingsworth, Brady & Smith
Opdahl House in Naples (Long Beach), CA

Case Study Houses by EMcCoy  "Case Study Houses: 1945-1962" [1962] by Esther McCoy
Hennessey + Ingalls 10x7¼ pb [6/77] for $20.52
Hennessey + Ingalls hardcover [6/77] out of print/scarce
Case Study Houses by ESmith  "Case Study Houses: The Complete C.S.H. Program, 1945-1966"
[2002] by Elizabeth Smith

Taschen 13x18 hardcover [2/2002] for $147.08
Case Study Houses book by Peter Gössel & Elizabeth Smith  "Case Study Houses" [2009] by Peter Gössel & Elizabeth A.T. Smith
Taschen 12x9¾ hardcover [9/2009] for $11.24

Googie  Style  Buildings
Googie entry at Wikipedia
Googie links at DMOZ/Open Directory Project
Googie pages at Space Age City
Googie Central at Roadside Peek
Googie architecture in Los Angeles County
Googie Architecture page at Anaheim Colony site
Googie Art fansite
Googie Fever fansite

Googie Redux  "Googie Redux: Ultramodern Roadside Architecture" [2004]
by Alan Hess

Chronicle Books 11x8½ pb [11/2004] for $18.21
Googie Coffee Shop Architecture book by Alan Hess  "Googie: Fifties Coffee Shop Architecture" [1986]
by Alan Hess

Chronicle Books 7½x10 pb [2/86] out of print/used

Building with Natural Materials

abobe ruins of Chan-Chan in Peru desert, AD 850-1470 {still there, but endangered)
entry at Wikipedia  click here for photograph (in a new window)

The Log Homes Council [est. 1970] in Washington, DC
Log Homes Resources
Nader Khalili's CalEarth {California Institute of Earth Art & Architecture}
Green Home Building: info on sustainable & natural architecture
Log Home Connection of BC, Canada
The International Institute for Bau-biologie™ & Ecology, Inc. [est. 1987]
Canyon Country Log Homes [est. 2000] in Payson, AZ
Town & Country Cedar Homes [est. 1946] of Petoskey, MI
sponsor on local Air America Radio Network stations   Reward Wall Systems - insulated concrete forms in Omaha, Nebraska
U.S. Green Building Council
U.S. Green Building Council - New Mexico Chapter
American Clay Natural Earth Plaster in Albuquerque, NM
Ken Detjen of Belén, NM: lava bricks & Lava Living, Inc.
Adobe Builder of Bosque, NM
Enchanted Log Homes of Edgewood, NM
LanderLand natural building services in Hillsboro, NM
Air-Lock Log Homes [est. 1955] of Logan, NM
Two Bears Trading Post Log Homes of Ruidoso, NM
Santa Fe [NM] Adobe Design, LLC
EcoHouse Santa Fe green home builders
Archaeo Architects [est. 1996] in Santa Fe, NM
Palo Santo Designs, LLC green architectural design in Santa Fe, NM
Living Green Magazine of Taos, NM
Worlds Nest sustainable building in Taos, NM
Mexican Style & Joe P. Carr Design {adobe} in Austin, TX
Whisper Creek Log Homes of Sandy, Utah

The Log & Timber Home Authority

"Building With Logs: Western Log Construction In Context" [1998] by Jennifer Eastman Attebery

Santa Fe House book by Margaret Moore Booker  "The Santa Fe House: Historic Residences, Enchanting Adobes & Romantic Revivals" [2009] by Margaret Moore Booker
All-new color photographs, historic b&w photos, maps, drawings, and floorplans showing forty of Santa Fe's architecturally rich and picturesque houses, ranging from the earliest one-story adobe structures, 'Territorial style' buildings, and ornate Victorians to today's 'Santa Fe style' homes.
Rizzoli 11x9¾ pb [9/2009] for $31.50
Green House: New Directions  
"The Green House: New Directions In Sustainable Architecture"
[2005] by Alanna Stang & Christopher Hawthorne

Princeton Arch 9½x9 hardcover [5/2005] for $28.35
EcoNest   "EcoNest: Creating Sustainable Sanctuaries of Clay, Straw & Timber"
[2005] by Paula Baker-Laporte & Robert Laporte

Gibbs Smith Publng 9¾x9¾ pb [9/2005] for $16.47
EcoNest Building Co. near Santa Fe, New Mexico
Strawbale Home  "The New Strawbale Home" [2003]
by Catherine Wanek

Gibbs Smith 11¼x9 hardcover [8/2003] for $26.37
Log Construction Manual  "Log Construction Manual: The Ultimate Guide To Building Handcrafted Log Homes" [2002]
by Robert Wood Chambers

Deep Stream Press pb [12/2002] for $25.05
Adobe House Plans  "Adobe Houses for Today: Flexible Plans For Your Adobe Home"
[2001] by Laura & Alex Sanchez

Sunstone Press 11x8½ pb [10/2001] for $15.61
Casa Adobe & Adobe Details  "Casa Adobe" [2001] by Karen Witynski & Joe P. Carr
Gibbs Smith, Publr 10¾x8½ pb [8/2006] for $18.96
Gibbs Smith, Publr hardcover [9/2001] out of print/used
"Adobe Details" [2002] by Karen Witynski & Joe P. Carr
Gibbs Smith, Publr 8½x8½ hardcover [4/2002] for $14.93
authors's business in Austin, TX
Earth Construction Handbook  "Earth Construction Handbook: The Building Material Earth In Modern Architecture" [2000]
by Gernot Minke

Computational Mechanics 11x8½ hardcover [7/2000] for $77.99
Ceramic Houses & Earth Architecture  "Ceramic Houses and Earth Architecture: How To Build Your Own" [1991]
by Nader Khalili

Cal-Earth Press 11x8½ pb [9/96] for $16.47
Burning Gate Press 11¼x8½ pb [4/91] out of print/used

"Mud, Space & Spirit: Handmade Adobes" [1976] by Virginia Gray
Capra Press pb [6/76] out of print/used

The Adobe Book  "The Adobe Book" [1973]
by John F. O'Connor

Ancient City Press 11x8½ pb [6/73] out of print/used
Ancient City Press hardcover [4/85] out of print/used

Natural Home Magazine
Natural Home

subscribe: 6 issues/year
for $19.95

magazine website

Log Home Living Annual Buyer's Guide from Active Interest Media
Log Home Living
Buyer's Guide

annual magazine [August]
for $20.60

magazine website

Log Home Living Magazine from Active Interest Media
Log Home Living

subscribe: 12 issues/year
for $19.95

magazine website

Craftsman,  Mission  &  Prairie  Architecture
The Arts & Crafts Society
Arts & Crafts Movement site
Furnishings Direct Craftsman-style furniture in Costa Mesa, CA
Trimbelle River Studio & Design - vintage stenciling - based in Ellsworth, Wisconsin
National Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Conference [Feb 2015 = #27] in Asheville, North Carolina
Prairie School info site

Michigan Bungalow Arts & Crafts Movement fansite [est. 2008]
Bungalower: Covering News in Orlando's Bungalow Neighborhoods [est. 2013]

Spirit of America Bookstore's Frank Lloyd Wright [1867-1959] Page

Stickley Brothers Section on American Architecture Page 2

Elbert Hubbard's Roycrofters Movement [1895-1938]

Prairie School  "The Prairie School: Frank Lloyd Wright & His Midwest Contemporaries" [1972]
by H. Allen Brooks

W.W. Norton pb [3/2006] for $19.00
W.W. Norton 8½x8½ pb [6/96] out of print/used
FLWAG Prairie Houses  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie Houses" [1994]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate 5¾x5½ hardcover [9/94] for $9.95
American Bungalow Style  "American Bungalow Style" [1996]
by Robert Winter & Alexander Vertikoff

S&S 11½x8 hardcover [5/96] for $26.40
Mission Furniture  "Mission Furniture: Furniture of The American Arts & Crafts Movement" [1997]
by Paul Royka

Schiffer Publng 11x8½ hardcover [7/2003] for $51.06
Schiffer Publng 11½x8¾ hardcover [10/97] out of print/used
Inside The Bungalow  "Inside The Bungalow: America's Arts & Crafts Interior" [1997]
by Paul Duchscherer, photographs by Douglas Keister

Studio Press 11x8¾ hardcover [11/97] for $21.45
Outside The Bungalow  "Outside The Bungalow: America's Arts & Crafts Garden" [1999]
by Paul Duchscherer, photographs by Douglas Keister

Studio Press 11x8½ [8/99] for $21.75
Arts & Crafts House  "The Arts & Crafts House" [1999]
by Adrian Tinniswood

Watson-Guptill 11½x9¾ hardcover [10/99] out of print/used
Craftsman Style  "Craftsman Style" [2004]
by Robert Winter & Alexander Vertikoff

Harry N. Abrams 11½x9½ pb [6/2004] for $31.50
Along Bungalow Lines  "Along Bungalow Lines: Creating An Arts & Crafts Style Home" [2006]
by Paul Duchscherer, photography by Linda Svendsen

Gibbs Smith, Publr 10¼x10¼ hardcover [4/2006] for $26.37

"Stenciling The Arts & Crafts Home" [] by Amy Miller

Dome  Architecture
Geodesic Domes & Dymaxion Housing by R. Buckmister Fuller
Monolithic (concrete) Dome Institute [est. 1979] in Italy (south of Dallas), Texas
Paolo Solari's Arcosanti in Cordes Junction, Arizona

Geodesic Domes book by Borin Van Loon  "Geodesic Domes" [ages 9 & up; 1994] by Borin Van Loon
This hands-on introduction to geodesic domes explains the underlying theory (with beautiful & interesting cut-out models) for creating dramatic buildings that are light and strong and have no need of internal support.
Tarquin 7½x9½ pb [3/94] for $16.82
R. Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Dwellings book by Federico Neder  "Fuller Houses: R. Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Dwellings and Other Domestic Adventures" [2008] by Federico Neder of Switzerland
Lars Müller Publrs 9½x6½ pb [9/2008] for $28.19

see also Maison d'Être Bookstore's R. Buckminster Fuller [1895-1983] Page


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