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
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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