Books listed Alphabetically by Author
Ackerman, James S. Distance Points: Essays in Theory and Renaissance Art and Architecture. (Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1991). Referenced in Lionel March's article, NNJ vol. 3 no. 4.
Alexander, Christopher, A Timeless Way of Building. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1979). Referenced in Nikos Salingaros' article in NNJ vol. 1 no. 2.
Boesiger, Willy and Hans Girsberger . Le Corbusier 1910-65 (Basel: Birkhauser, 1999). Reviewed by Alessandra Capanna in the NNJ, vol. 2 no. 1.
Bruce Boucher, Andrea Palladio: The Architect in His Time (New York: Abbeville Press, 1994). Referenced in Stephen Wassell's article in NNJ vol. 1 no. 2.
Capanna, Alessandra. Le Corbusier. Padiglione Philips. Bruxelles. (Turin: Testo & Immagine, 2000). Reviewed by Maurizio Vianello in the NNJ vol.3 no. 1.
Chitham, Robert. The Classical Orders of Architecture (New York: Rizzoli, 1985). This classic text is no longer in print. If you want to do a search for it, click here.
Crouch, Dora P. and June G. Johnson, Traditions in Architecture: Africa, America, Asia, and Oceania (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001). Reviewed by William D. Sapp in the NNJ vol.3 no.4.
El-Said, Issam, Tarek El-Bouri (Editor) and Keith Critchlow (Editor) Islamic Art and Architecture (Garnet Publishing, 1993.) Originally published in 1972 with the subtitle "The System of Geometric Design", the reprint is now available through amazon.co.uk.
Erlande-Brandenburg, Alain. Cathedrals and Castles: Building in the Middle Ages (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1995). Referenced in Mark Reynolds' article in NNJ vol. 1 no. 4.
Evans, Robin. Translations from Drawing to Building. (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1997.
Furnari, Michele. Formal Design in Renaissance Architecture: From Brunelleschi to Palladio (New York: Rizzoli, 1995).
Gast, Klaus-Peter Le Corbusier: Paris -- Chandigarh. Birkhäuser, Basel, 2000. Reviewed by Steven Fleming and Michael Ostwald in the NNJ vol.3 no. 2.
Heilbron, J.L The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1999). Reviewed by Paul Calter and Kim Williams in the NNJ vol.3 no. 2.
Herz-Fischler, Roger. The Shape of the Great Pyramid. (Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2000). Reviewed by Mark A. Reynolds in the NNJ vol.3 no.4.
Krausse, Joachim, ed. Your Private Sky : R. Buckminster Fuller : The Art of Design Science (Lars Muller Publishers, 1999). Reviewed by Kim Williams in the NNJ vol. 2 no. 4.
Maude, Thomas . Guided by a Stone-Mason : The Cathedrals, Abbeys and Churches of Britain Unveiled (I B Tauris & Co Ltd, 1997). Referenced in Nancy Wu's article in the NNJ vol. 2 no. 4.
Nicoletti, Manfredi. Sergio Musmeci. Organicità di forme e forze nello spazio. Universale di architettura, 54 (Turin: Testo & Immagine, 1999). Reviewed by Alessandra Capanna in the NNJ vol. 2 no. 4.
Sommerson, John Newenham. The Classical Language of Architecture. (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1984).
Tavernor, Robert. On Alberti and the Art of Building (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999). Reviewed by Kim Williams in NNJ vol.2 no.2.
Van der Laan, Hans. Architectonic Space - Fifteen Lessons on the Disposition of the Human Habitat. Trans. Richard Padovan.(Leiden, Netherlands : Brill Academic Publishers, 1983).
Kim. Italian Pavements: Patterns in Space
Wittkower, Rudolf. Architectural Principles in the Age of Humanism(New York: W.W. Norton, 1971). The older paperback edition.
Wittkower, Rudolf. Architectural Principles in the Age of Humanism. (New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1998). The newest edition.