The ArchDaily Guide to Good Architecture

Drawing on ArchDaily’s curation of more than 40,000 projects over the past 15 years, it spotlights the most innovative built environments of our age—those paving the way for a better, more sustainable future.

Centered around ArchDaily’s 10 principles of good architecture, the book showcases a rich variety of projects—both built and planned—from a sunken restaurant with subterranean views to a Mediterranean cave transformed into a remarkable residence.

Specifications - Hardcover. 336 pages. 

 
Think Big - Shop Small
Think Big—Shop Small looks at stores with unique retail concepts that offer products and immersive interiors, introducing a new culture of customer experiences.

 
Highlighting the value of social contact and personal experiences, independent shops bring quality, aesthetic, design, atmosphere - and passion for service.

This book showcases highly unique concept stores, beautifully designed flagship stores, as well as independently run shops that have found new ways to broaden the scope of their offerings and interaction with customers.

Specifications - Hardcover. 256 pages. 21x26 cm.

 
Leaving The Comfort Zone
This book showcases what it’s like to experience the full spectrum of life. From encountering different cultures to embracing the freedom of nature, making friendships, and traversing through new landscapes, this adventure ultimately takes you on a journey of self-discovery.

Filled with striking imagery and expert advice, this book details a 40,000 kilometer journey spanning four years across several countries and continents using one's own muscle power.

Leaving the Comfort Zone provides valuable first hand accounts and insights to plan your own expedition, from where to stay, what to eat, and who you might expect to encounter along the way. This is a vivid chronicle of the human spirit, and what happens when you leave your comfort zone in exploration of the unknown.

Specifications - Hardcover. 320 pages. 22,5x29 cm.

 
Boatlife

Boatlife

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Boatlife visually explores a nomadic lifestyle on the water filled with new landscapes, cultural experiences, and endless adventures.

 
Through photography, illustrated maps, itineraries, and background information, this book will inspire your own adventure, while taking you on a journey across bodies of water from The Americas and Europe, to voyages alongside Scandinavia and the Arctic Circle.

Thanks to the ever growing popularity of alternative living and flexible work schemes, the boat life movement is fast on the rise. Whether it be spending the summer on the Mediterranean or a weekend in the Caribbean, people are choosing to escape their stressful life on land for a simpler and more mindful world on the water.

Specifications - Hardcover. 256 pages. 22,5x29 cm.

 
Sublime Hideaways

Sublime Hideaways

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Escape to the seafront, or get lost in the wilds of the forest and discover the remote architectural masterpieces that are just as inspiring as your destination.

Spanning all continents, Sublime Hideaways presents a selection of houses that inspire your next grand getaway.

Meet the starships of modern architecture from the last decade and their futuristic antecedents. Plan your next trip with a view!

Specifications - Hardcover. 288 pages.

 
Concrete Jungle

Concrete Jungle

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The clash of rational architecture with the organic lushness of tropical vegetation has created some of the most visionary and futuristic buildings we know.

Based on the concepts of Modernist style and Bauhaus aesthetics, tropical countries like Brazil or Mexico have developed their highly unique visions of an international style and an architecture which is both timeless and desirable, which continues to be highly influential around the globe.

In Concrete Jungle we embark on a journey through the works of architects influenced by the tropical modernist style, from Luis Barragán to Paulo Mendes da Rocha, to Marcio Kogan. 

Specifications - Hardcover. 304 pages.

 
The Mediterranean Home
The Mediterranean home has an ongoing influence on residential architecture and interior design: from classical rural styles, to more grounded spaces that interweave form and function.


Blending the inside and the outside, and bringing together traditional features with contemporary elements, Mediterranean houses connect with their environments and the local culture.

The Mediterranean Home looks at architecture, interior design, decoration and furniture, celebrating the unique Mediterranean aesthetic that continues to inspire a sense of home and comfort around the globe.

Specifications - Hardcover. 288 pages. 

 
Wild Life

Wild Life

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Ladybugs, dogs, owls, otters: Charley Harper’s geometric illustrations are more than a source of delight. With a never-ending curiosity for the natural world, especially for wildlife and flora, Harper developed a unique style that influenced generations of artists and designers.

Wild Life celebrates the centenary and legacy of Charley Harper, a master of midcentury American illustration: a vast collection of works originally created as posters, magazine covers, murals, and more. Compiled by design writer Margaret Rhodes and the artist’s son, Brett Harper, this definitive monograph offers a glimpse into Harper’s creative universe and considers him anew in different contexts: as a student, a professional artist, a husband, an honorary naturalist, and a conservationist.

Specifications - Hardcover. 336 pages. 

 
Jaime Hayon

Jaime Hayon

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Welcome to Jaime Hayon’s beautiful world: mysterious ceramic creatures, finely crafted objects, and the warm pastel colors of his Mediterranean home. This title is a compilation of Jaime Hayon’s famed work exploring his relationship with materials, his theory of color, his technique, inspiration, and creative process.

Specifications - Hardcover. 304 pages.
 
A Year with Our Food Stories
Quality food has the ability to awaken our senses, a concept well-known to photographer and food-stylist-turned cooks, Laura and Nora. Through Our Food Stories, the pair have made it their mission to attain these delights through gluten-free, vegetarian, and healthy cooking, supporting the opinion that where we eat matters just as much as what. When Laura and Nora lay out a table, the centerpiece and the dishes intertwine to provide a new found connection and appreciation for the ever-changing offerings of nature.

Specifications - Hardcover. 240 pages. 
 
Brick By Brick

Brick By Brick

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The venerable brick is one of the oldest and most sustainable building materials in the world. It is simple yet versatile, modest yet resilient, global in usage yet local in appearance.


Recently, young architects have been rediscovering the circular use of brick and embraced its warm, aesthetic appeal to design some of the most exciting buildings of the day.

Specifications - Hardcover. 288 pages.

 
The Great American Road Trip
When it comes to the great outdoors, the USA has it all: wild mountains, vast prairies, barren deserts, tropical forests and other worldly canyons. And there is no better way to explore them than that all-American activity: the road trip.

 
Specifications - Hardcover. 288 pages.


 
Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever

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Nestled in thriving woodlands, overlooking bodies of water, or even exposed to the elements on a mountain’s peak, architects are contending to create high-impact spaces on a small scale. Cabin Fever takes a broad look at remote retreats designed to make the most of their natural surroundings and illustrates why the call of the wild is louder than ever.

Specifications - Hardcover. 272 pages
 
Slow Escapes

Slow Escapes

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A thoughtful guide to a new kind of travel, Slow Escapes explores hotels, guesthouses, and hospitality venues that are reinvigorating rural areas by fostering meaningful connections between people and place. Drawing upon principles of the slow movement, these places embrace ideas of community, sustainability, and seasonality, and are involved in the preservation of heritage, culture, and tradition.


Specifications - Hardcover. 288 pages.

 

 
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