Architecture Book Genre – What’s the best definition for the architecture genre? Books in the architecture nonfiction genre are about works of architecture, architects and/or the time periods of certain styles of architecture. The books can also be about technical aspects of architecture itself, structurally and aesthetically. The architecture gnre can also include books about the history of architecture and how it has evolved over time, or even characteristics of the architectural signatures of cultures and building materials.

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architectural book genre book coverArchitecture Book Genre – Examples

Review this list of popular examples to help you get a better understanding of the architecture nonfiction genre.

1. A Global History of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching

2. A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction by Christopher Alexander

3. A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching

4. Architects’ Data by Ernst Neufert

5. Architectural Graphics by Francis D.K. Ching

6. Architecture As Space by Bruno Zevi

7. Architecture: Form, Space, & Order by Francis D.K. Ching

8. Architecture: Presence, Language, Place by Christian Norberg-Schulz

9. Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture by Robert Venturi

10. Genius Loci: towards a phenomenology of architecture by Christian Norberg-Schulz

11. Houses Made of Wood and Light: The Life and Architecture of Hank Schubart by Michele Dunkerley

12. In Praise of Shadows by Jun’ichiro Tanizaki

13. Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form by Robert Venturi

14. Poetry, Language, Thought by Martin Heidegger

15. Space And Place: The Perspective of Experience by Yi-Fu Tuan

16. Space in Architecture: The Evolution of a New Idea in the Theory and History of Modern Movements by Cornelis van de Ven

17. The Architecture of the City by Aldo Rossi

18. The Classical Language of Architecture by John Summerson

19. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs

20. The Hidden Dimension by Edward T. Hall

21. The Image of the City by Kevin Lynch

22. The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard

23. The Seven Lamps of Architecture by John Ruskin

24. The Timeless Way of Building by Christopher Alexander

25. Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching

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