Holiday Book List 2013


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December is quickly approaching, which means it is time for the annual Docomomo US Holiday Book List. This year's list features a number of must-have books soon to become classics. Best yet, every purchase originating from the Docomomo US website is a small gift to us, via our partnership with Amazon Associates.

George H. Marcus, William Whitaker
The Houses of Louis Kahn
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013

Gregory Heller
Ed Bacon: Planning, Politics, and the Building of Modern Philadelphia (The City in the Twenty-First Century)
Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013

Donald Leslie Johnson
On Frank Lloyd Wright's Concrete Adobe Irving Gill, Rudolph Schindler and the American Southwest
Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited: 2013

David Smiley
Pedestrian Modern, Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956
Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2013

Steven Park
Le Corbusier Redrawn, The Houses
New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press: 2012

Phyllis Lambert
Building Seagram
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013

The Harry Ransom Center, the University of Texas at Austin, and the Museum of the City of New York, edited by Donald Albrecht
Norman Bel Geddes Designs America
New York, NY: Abrams Books, 2012

Nina Rappaport, Erica Stoller
Ezra Stoller, Photographer
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012

Chris Mottalini
After You Left/They Took It Apart, Demolished Paul Rudolph Homes
Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2013

Pat Kirkham, Pat Moore and Pirco Wolfframm
Eva Zeisel: Life, Design and Beauty
San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2013

Christopher Bascom Rawlins
Fire Island Modernism: Horace Gifford and the Architecture of Seduction
New York, NY: Metropolis Books, 2013

Diane Harris
Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America
Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2013

Jean-Louis Cohen
Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes
New York, NY: Museum of Modern Art, 2013

Wim de Wit and Christopher James Alexander, editors
Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990
Los Angeles, CA: The Getty Research Institute, 2013

Carl Abbott
In/Formed by the Land: The Architecture of Carl Abbott Oro Editions, 2013

Franz Graf and Francesca Albani, editors
Il vetro nell’architettura del XX secolo: conservazione e restauro: Glass in the 20th Century Architecture: Preservation and Restoration
Mendrisio, Switzerland: Mendrisio Academy Press, 2011

Joan Ockman, ed. with Rebecca Williamson research editor
Architecture School, Three Cebturies of Educating Architects in North America
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012

Danielle Aubert, Lana Cavar and Natasha Chandani, editors
Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies: Lafayette Park, Detroit
New York, NY: Metropolis Books, 2012