Architecture Favorites

We are located in the architecturally renowned Seaside, Florida, a mecca for lovers of New Urbanism.  In honor of the special place we call home and the many people who come to explore it, we have created an extensive architecture section.  Here just a few of our favorites/popular reads.

Visions of Seaside: Foundation/Evolution/Imagination. Built and Unbuilt Architecture By Dhiru A. Thadani, Vincent Scully (Foreword by), Paul Goldberger (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Dhiru A. Thadani, Vincent Scully (Foreword by), Paul Goldberger (Introduction by)
$95.00
ISBN: 9780847841530
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Published: Rizzoli - September 3rd, 2013

Time magazine noted that Seaside "could be the most astonishing design achievement of its era…." Visions of Seaside is the most comprehensive book on the history and development of the nation’s first and most influential New Urbanist town.


The Smart Growth Manual By Andres Duany, Jeff Speck, Mike Lydon Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780071376754
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Published: McGraw-Hill Companies - November 1st, 2009

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The New Civic Art: Elements of Town Planning By Andres Duany (Editor), Robert Alminana (Editor), Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk (Editor) Cover Image
By Andres Duany (Editor), Robert Alminana (Editor), Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk (Editor)
$85.00
ISBN: 9780847821860
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Published: Rizzoli International Publications - October 30th, 2003

Patterned on "The American Vitruvius: An Architect's Handbook of Civic Art "(1922), one of the most successful and well-known architecture books ever published, "The New Civic Art," with 1,200 new illustrations and all new text for over 1,000 entries, exemplifies the very best urban planning and town design.


Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream By Andres Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Jeff Speck Cover Image
$25.00
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ISBN: 9780865477506
Published: North Point Press - September 14th, 2010

For a decade, Suburban Nation has given voice to a growing movement in North America to put an end to suburban sprawl and replace the last century's automobile-based settlement patterns with a return to more traditional planning.


The Nature of Home: Creating Timeless Houses By Jeff Dungan, William Abranowicz (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Jeff Dungan, William Abranowicz (Photographs by)
$57.50
ISBN: 9780847863068
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Published: Rizzoli - September 4th, 2018

Light-filled houses built with an emphasis on natural materials by award-winning Southern architect Jeffrey Dungan.


Environmental Modernism: The Architecture of [Strang] By Robert McCarter (Foreword by), Byron Hawes (Introduction by), Max Strang (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
By Robert McCarter (Foreword by), Byron Hawes (Introduction by), Max Strang (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$110.00
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ISBN: 9781946226044
Published: Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers - September 1st, 2018

The work of STRANG] is beautifully explored in this robust monograph which highlights the firm's site-specifc and climate-driven designs. The ability to create stunning architectural designs while maintaining an acute awareness of the surrounding environment has come to define their work.


Our House in the City: New Urban Homes and Architecture By Sofia Borges (Editor), S. Ehmann (Editor), Robert Klanten (Editor) Cover Image
By Sofia Borges (Editor), S. Ehmann (Editor), Robert Klanten (Editor)
$60.00
ISBN: 9783899555189
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Published: Gestalten - March 14th, 2014

A new generation of homeowners and architects is finding original solutions and unusual locations for contemporary single-family homes in urban areas. Cities are bustling metropolises, melting pots, where the action is, and where history is written. Many