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From the Room to the City: Munich - Urbanity and Complexity

Bates, Stephen
A novel presentation of the European city structure based on the example of Munich, revealing the many layers and inherent complexities of the city through plans, drawings, photographs, images of models and texts. Text in English and German.
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American Framing: The Architecture of a Specific Anonymity

Andersen, Paul
A visual and textual exploration of softwood timber-framed construction in the United States since 1832, highlighting also how this quintessentially American type of construction has come to dominate the USA's built landscape and erased typological and social distinctions in a socially and economically deeply divided country.
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Crafting the Facade: Stone, Brick, Wood

Meister, Urs
Crafting the Facade presents the results of this productive co-operative study, which cut across disciplines to look at historical developments in the design and building of facades, the theoretical underpinnings that can explain these developments, the common materials and their main characteristics, and the techniques used in assembly.
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Model Workshop: Building as a Common Process

Stadelmann, C R
This book documents an integrative, practice-based program at the University of Liechtenstein that brings together students and trades businesses, demonstrating how concrete design and realisation processes form an integral part of architectural training. Text in English and German.
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Buchner Brundler - Buildings II

Buchner: Balland, L
New monograph on Swiss firm Buchner Brundler Architects, featuring around 15 completed projects from 2010 to 2020 in rich detail alongside a heavily illustrated survey of another 50 buildings and unrealised projects.
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A Home for Advan FC: Handbook for a Madagascan Building with Global Adaptability

Dechmann, Nele
This book tells the story of the new education centre of Advan FC on the island of Madagascar, a prime example of a bottom-up development-aid project based on pragmatism and with the goal of self-empowerment.
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On the Duty and Power of Architectural Criticism: Proceeds of the International Conference on Architectural Criticism 2021

Wang, Wilfried
A rich collection of essays that offer essential, independent voices on architecture criticism in a highly challenging media environment.
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Agadir: Building the Modern Afropolis

Avermaete, Tom
The first-ever full account of the remarkable reconstruction of the Moroccan coastal city of Agadir following the 1960 earthquake, a unique example of innovative and experimental urban design achieved in a then unprecedented joint effort of local and international architects.
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