Architecture Sale: Theory

Virtual space for attendees and those interested in the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the Society for Architectural Historians. Books on sale, info on University of Minnesota Press, and more.

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: 40% OFF BOOKS

All books below are 40% off using code MN89180. Code expires August 1, 2022.

BROWSE BOOKS:

ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY    //    THEORY    //    DESIGN

URBAN STUDIES    //    TECHNOLOGY, TOOLS, MODELING    //    MODERNISM

AESTHETICS    //    FILM    //    WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

ENVIRONMENT    //    SOCIAL JUSTICE    //    MUSEUM STUDIES

NORTH AMERICA    //    EUROPE    //    ASIA    //    NEW YORK    //    CALIFORNIA

BACK TO ALL BOOKS ON SALE

The Architecture of Disability: Buildings, Cities, and Landscapes beyond Access The Architecture of Disability Buildings, Cities, and Landscapes beyond Access David Gissen 2022 Fall
A radical critique of architecture that places disability at the heart of the built environment
Architecture and Objects Architecture and Objects Graham Harman 2022 Spring
Thinking through object-oriented ontology—and the work of architects such as Rem Koolhaas and Zaha Hadid—to explore new concepts of the relationship between form and function
Savage Mind to Savage Machine: Racial Science and Twentieth-Century Design Savage Mind to Savage Machine Racial Science and Twentieth-Century Design Ginger Nolan 2020 Fall
An examination of how concepts of “the savage” facilitated technological approaches to modernist design
The Materiality of Architecture The Materiality of Architecture Antoine Picon 2020 Fall
A new paradigm combining architectural tradition with emerging technologies
Vital Forms: Biological Art, Architecture, and the Dependencies of Life Vital Forms Biological Art, Architecture, and the Dependencies of Life Jennifer Johung 2019 Fall
Shows how the intersection of biotech, art, and architecture are transforming the world we live in
Design, Nature, and Revolution: Toward a Critical Ecology Design, Nature, and Revolution Toward a Critical Ecology Tomás Maldonado 2019 Spring
Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media Code and Clay, Data and Dirt Five Thousand Years of Urban Media Shannon Mattern 2017 Fall
A breathtaking tour through thousands of years of urban life and its attendant technologies, rewriting the history of our cities
Marxist Thought and the City Marxist Thought and the City Henri Lefebvre 2016 Fall
For the first time in English, Lefebvre’s essential work on how Marx and Engels conceptualized the development of the city
The Urban Apparatus: Mediapolitics and the City The Urban Apparatus Mediapolitics and the City Reinhold Martin 2016 Fall
What is a city, today?
The Rule of Logistics: Walmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment The Rule of Logistics Walmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment Jesse LeCavalier 2016 Spring
How the world’s largest retailer is redefining architecture by organizing flows of merchandise and information across space and time
Martin Heidegger Saved My Life Martin Heidegger Saved My Life Grant Farred 2015 Fall
Could there be a bigger paradox than the black man using Martin Heidegger to repel the white woman's racism?
No Speed Limit: Three Essays on Accelerationism No Speed Limit Three Essays on Accelerationism Steven Shaviro 2015 Spring
Proposes a vision of survival and flourishing in the face of economic and environmental catastrophe
Mediators: Aesthetics, Politics, and the City Mediators Aesthetics, Politics, and the City Reinhold Martin 2015 Spring
Toward a theory of the city at the crossroads of aesthetics and politics
Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment Henri Lefebvre Lukasz Stanek, Editor 2014 Spring
The relationship between bodily pleasure, space, and architecture—from one of the twentieth century’s most important urban theorists
Mechanization Takes Command: A Contribution to Anonymous History Mechanization Takes Command A Contribution to Anonymous History Sigfried Giedion 2013 Fall
One of the twentieth century’s best-known architectural theorists examines the impact of mechanization on daily life
Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America Little White Houses How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America Dianne Harris 2012 Fall
How the ordinary American house contributed to definitions of middle-class whiteness and an exclusionary housing market in the postwar era
Henri Lefebvre on Space: Architecture, Urban Research, and the Production of Theory Henri Lefebvre on Space Architecture, Urban Research, and the Production of Theory Łukasz Stanek 2011 Spring
Shows how Lefebvre’s theory of space developed out of direct engagement with architecture, urbanism, and urban sociology
Utopia’s Ghost: Architecture and Postmodernism, Again Utopia’s Ghost Architecture and Postmodernism, Again Reinhold Martin 2010 Spring
Unpacking architecture’s important—and continuing—role in postmodern thought
The Urban Revolution The Urban Revolution Henri Lefebvre 2003 Spring
The first English translation of Lefebvre’s groundbreaking work on the urban experience

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