Architecture and Design

Louis Sullivan’s Idea Louis Sullivan’s Idea Tim Samuelson 2021 Fall
A visual compendium revealing the philosophy and life of America’s renowned architect
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
How the Working-Class Home Became Modern, 1900–1940 How the Working-Class Home Became Modern, 1900–1940 Thomas C. Hubka 2020 Spring
The transformation of average Americans’ domestic lives, revealed through the mechanical innovations and physical improvements of their homes
The Invention of Public Space: Designing for Inclusion in Lindsay’s New York The Invention of Public Space Designing for Inclusion in Lindsay’s New York Mariana Mogilevich 2020 Spring
The interplay of psychology, design, and politics in experiments with urban open space
Modern Housing Modern Housing Catherine Bauer 2020 Spring
The original guide on modern housing from the premier expert and activist in the public housing movement
Happiness by Design: Modernism and Media in the Eames Era Happiness by Design Modernism and Media in the Eames Era Justus Nieland 2019 Spring
A cultural history of modern lifestyle viewed through film and multimedia experiments of midcentury designers Charles and Ray Eames
Design Technics: Archaeologies of Architectural Practice Design Technics Archaeologies of Architectural Practice Zeynep Çelik Alexander and John May, Editors 2019 Fall
Leading scholars historicize and theorize technology’s role in architectural design
The Responsive Environment: Design, Aesthetics, and the Human in the 1970s The Responsive Environment Design, Aesthetics, and the Human in the 1970s Larry D. Busbea 2019 Fall
How new conceptions of human–environment interaction became central to design theories and practices in the 1970s
Avant-Garde in the Cornfields: Architecture, Landscape, and Preservation in New Harmony Avant-Garde in the Cornfields Architecture, Landscape, and Preservation in New Harmony Ben Nicholson and Michelangelo Sabatino, Editors 2019 Spring
A close examination of an iconic small town that gives boundless insights into architecture, landscape, preservation, and philanthropy
The Decorated Tenement: How Immigrant Builders and Architects Transformed the Slum in the Gilded Age The Decorated Tenement How Immigrant Builders and Architects Transformed the Slum in the Gilded Age Zachary J. Violette 2019 Spring
A reexamination of working-class architecture in late nineteenth-century urban America
Design, Nature, and Revolution: Toward a Critical Ecology Design, Nature, and Revolution Toward a Critical Ecology Tomás Maldonado 2019 Spring
Living on Campus: An Architectural History of the American Dormitory Living on Campus An Architectural History of the American Dormitory Carla Yanni 2019 Spring
The Rent of Form: Architecture and Labor in the Digital Age The Rent of Form Architecture and Labor in the Digital Age Pedro Fiori Arantes 2018 Fall
A critique of prominent architects’ approach to digitally driven design and labor practices over the past two decades
Graphic Assembly: Montage, Media, and Experimental Architecture in the 1960s Graphic Assembly Montage, Media, and Experimental Architecture in the 1960s Craig Buckley 2018 Fall
An innovative look at the contribution of montage to twentieth-century architecture