1.ten canonical buildings
作者: peter eisenman
简介：peter eisenman, renowned for his own controversial and influential body of work, looks at ten leading architects of the twentieth century and their theoretical positions, technological innovations, and design contributions.
于把这本建筑学生的形式入门必读读完了 这才叫打开新世界的大门 从这十栋房子的close reading读出对现代主义的批判，part to whole关系的否定，其实感觉也和社会的政治形态密切相关（一点个人的联想）
作者：steen eiler rasmussen
简介：profusely illustrated with fine instances of architectural experimentation through the centuries, experiencing architecture manages to convey the intellectual excitement of superb design. from teacups, riding boots, golf balls, and underwater sculpture to the villas of palladio and the fish-feeding pavilion of the peking winter palace, the author ranges over the less-familiar byways of designing excellence.at one time, writes rasmussen, "the entire community tool part in forming the dwellings and implements they used.
3.the eyes of the skin
作者: juhani pallasmaa
简介：first published in 1996, the eyes of the skin has become a classic of architectural theory. this third edition meets readers’ desire for a further understanding of the context of pallasmaa’s thinking by providing a new essay by architectural author and educator peter mackeith. this text combines both a biographical portrait of pallasmaa and an outline of his architectural thinking, its origins and its relationship to the wider context of nordic and european thought, past and present.
4.the image of the city
作者: kevin lynch
简介：what does the city's form actually mean to the people who live there? what can the city planner do to make the city's image more vivid and memorable to the city dweller? to answer these questions, mr. lynch, supported by studies of los angeles, boston, and jersey city, formulates a new criterion--imageability--and shows its potential value as a guide for the building and rebuilding of cities.the wide scope of this study leads to an original and vital method for the evaluation of city form. the architect, the planner, and certainly the city dweller will all want to read this book.
5.in praise of shadows
作者: junichiro tanizaki
简介：an essay on aesthetics by the japanese novelist, this book explores architecture, jade, food, and even toilets, combining an acute sense of the use of space in buildings. the book also includes descriptions of laquerware under candlelight and women in the darkness of the house of pleasure.
作者: peter lang
简介：founded in florence in 1966, superstudio challenged the modernist orthodoxy that architecture and technological advances could improve the world by creating alternative visions of the future in photo-montages, sketches, collages and films.等等
we need a utopia. that's urgent.
7.learning from las vegas - revised edition
作者: robert venturi / steven izenour / denise scott brown
简介：learning from las vegas created a healthy controversy on its appearance in 1972, calling for architects to be more receptive to the tastes and values of "common" people and less immodest in their erections of "heroic," self-aggrandizing monuments.this revision includes the full texts of part i of the original, on the las vegas strip, and part ii, "ugly and ordinary architecture, or the decorated shed," a generalization from the findings of the first part on symbolism in architecture and the iconography of urban sprawl.
作者: stefano boeri / harvard project on the city / muliplicity / jean attali / moulier boutang / daniela fabricius / reinhold grether / sanford kwinter / celine rozenblat / saskia sassen / yorgos simeoforidis / nadia tazi / mckenzie wark / francois chaslin / bart lootsma / rem koolhaas / daniela fabricius / sanford kwinter
简介：the continuously accelerating phenomenon of urbanization continues to be one of the great challenges of our time, surfacing repeatedly as an issue in different areas of the world for two hundred years. in a world that has been redefined by a proliferation of communication networks and by a progressive erasure of borders, mutations reflects on the transformations that these accelerating processes inflict on our environment, and on the spaces in which architecture can still operate.
作者: neufert, ernst; neufert, peter; sturge, david
简介：neufert's architects' data is an essential reference for the initial design and planning of a building project. it provides, in one concise volume, the core information needed to form the framework for the more detailed design and planning of any building project.
10.the poetics of space
作者: bachelard, gaston