3 Architecture Books that Every Architect Should Read

Books are a valuable source of information for any profession – even more so for architects. With innumerable books available to download legally, there is no excuse for not reading architecture books. Whether you are an architect, a current or future architecture student, or just someone with a passion for architecture, and if you checked our previous list of architecture books you should read, here are more books (in no particular order) that will be a welcome addition to your library.

Best Architecture Books:

1. Form, Space, and Order by Francis D.K. Ching


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This beautifully illustrated book by D.K Ching encourages critical thought in designing architectural spaces. Being used for over 40 years, Form, Space, and Order are used as the introduction to basic architectural vocabulary. It comes as no surprise that architecture schools all around the world are recommending this book to their students.

2. The Architecture Reference and Specification Book: Everything Architects need to know Every day by Julia McMorrough

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With a  majority of standard books coming with overwhelming details, The Architecture Reference and Specification Book contains vital information in a format small enough to carry around. It streamlines the data provided in standard books and includes the most requested and indispensable architectural data.

3.The Future of Architecture in a 100 Buildings

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Architizer.com’s founder and practicing architect draws on his unique experience in social media and architecture to identify 100 buildings that are representative of the future. 

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