2012 Holiday Book List

To celebrate the holiday season, Docomomo US has assembled its annual Holiday Book List. It is a compilation featuring all the books reviewed this year, plus a few bonus items that we recommend for the architecture and design enthusiasts on your gift list or for your own personal enjoyment! Best yet, every purchase originating from the Docomomo US website is a small gift to us, via our partnership with Amazon Associates.

2012 Holiday Book List

Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies:
Lafayette Park, Detroit

Danielle Aubert, Lana Cavar, and Natasha Chandani, Editors
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mid-Century By The Bay:A Celebration of the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1950s and 1960s
Heather M. David, Author
 
CalMod Books, 2010
 
 
 
 
Post-Ductility: Metals in Architecture and Engineering
Michael Bell and Craig Buckley, Editors
 
Princeton Architectural Press, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
Design After Modernism: Furniture and Interiors 1970-2010
Judith Gura, Author
 
W. W. Norton & Company, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
Concrete
William Hall, Editor
 
Phaidon Press, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taliesin Diary: A Year with Frank Lloyd Wright
Priscilla J. Henken, Author
 
W.W. Norton & Company, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
Architecture Concepts: Red Is Not A Color
Bernard Tschumi, Author
 
Rizzoli Books, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
Preservation of Modern Architecture
Theodore Prudon, Author
 
John Wiley & Sons, 2008
 

 

 
   
Saving Wright: The Freeman House and the Preservation of Meaning, Materials, and Modernity
Jeffrey Chusid, Author
 
W.W. Norton & Company, 2011
 
 
 
 
Architecture in Uniform: Designing and Building for the Second World War
Jean-Louis Cohen, Author
 
Canadian Centre for Architecture, 2011

 

 

Building Modern Houston (Images of America)
Anna Mod, Author
 
Arcadia Publishing, 2011
 
 
 
 
 
 Aalto and America
Stanford Anderson, Gail Fenske, and David Fixler, Editors
 
Yale University Press, 2012
 
 
 
 
     
Long Island Modernism 1930-1980
Caroline Rob Zaleski, Author
 
W. W. Norton & Company, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

    Lawrence Halprin's Skyline Park (Modern Landscapes: Transition & Transformation)

Ann Komara, Author
 
Princeton Architectural Press, 2012

 

 

Jean Tschumi Architecture At Full Scale
Jacques Gubler, Author

Skira Books, 2008

 

  

Rethinking Design and Interiors:
Human Beings In The Built Environment
Shashi Caan, Author
 
Lawrence King Publishers, 2011

 

 

 

Edward Durell Stone: A Son's Untold Story of a Legendary Architect

Hicks Stone, Author
 
Rizzoli, 2011

 

 

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