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MAS: The Modern Architecture Symposia 1962–1966: A Critical Edition

MAS: The Modern Architecture Symposia 1962–1966: A Critical Edition

Edited by Rosemarie Haag Bletter and Joan Ockman, with Nancy Eklund Later. Yale University Press, February 2015, 348 pages, $80.

Reviewed by Suzanne Stephens

Saarinen Houses

Saarinen Houses

By Jari Jetsonen and Sirkkaliisa Jetsonen. Princeton Architectural Press, October 2014, 224 pages, $50 (hardcover).

Reviewed by Jayne Merkel

The Death of Drawing: Architecture in the Age of Simulation

B is for Bauhaus, Y is for YouTube: Designing the Modern World from A to Z

By Deyan Sudjic. Rizzoli ex libris, February 2015, 488 pages, $25.

Reviewed by Aleksandr Bierig

The Death of Drawing: Architecture in the Age of Simulation

The Death of Drawing: Architecture in the Age of Simulation

By David Ross Scheer. Routledge, August 2014, 258 pages, $40.

Reviewed by Sophia A. Gruzdys

New Orleans Under Reconstruction: The Crisis of Planning

New Orleans Under Reconstruction: The Crisis of Planning

Edited by Carol McMichael Reese, Michael Sorkin, and Anthony Fontenot. Verso, May 2014, 544 pages, $50.

Reviewed by Martin C. Pedersen

 Preservation is Overtaking Us

Preservation is Overtaking Us

By Rem Koolhaas with a supplement by Jorge Otero-Pailos, edited by Jordan Carver. GSAPP Transcripts, September 2014, 104 pages, $18.

Reviewed by Suzanne Stephens

 According to Plan

According to Plan

By Rob Kovitz. Treyf Books, November 2014, 664 pages, $30.

Reviewed by Philip Nobel

 Building for a Changing Culture and Climate: World Atlas of Sustainable Architecture

Building for a Changing Culture and Climate: World Atlas of Sustainable Architecture

By Ulrich Pfammatter. DOM Publishers, May 2014, 584 pages, $116.

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Local Architecture: Building Place, Craft, and Community

Local Architecture: Building Place, Craft, and Community

By Brian MacKay-Lyons, edited by Robert McCarter. Princeton Architectural Press, January 2015, 224 pages, $50.

Reviewed by Clifford A. Pearson

2014 Book Roundup

2014 Books Roundup
Every year, hundreds of new architecture books find their way to Recordís offices. Editors look at all of them, albeit some longer than others. Here are some of the ones that grabbed their attention in 2014.

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