Gift Guide

18 Gifts for Architecture Buffs – Christmas 2018

Check out our collection of gifts for anyone with a love for buildings, design and great architecture.

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Never Built New York

Never Built New York

New York City as it might have been: 200 years of visionary architectural plans for unbuilt subways, bridges, parks, airports, stadiums, streets, train stations and, of course, skyscrapers

Available at Amazon.com for $46

Arckit Architectural Modelling Kits

Arckit Architectural Modelling Kits

Creative, free-form model building system trusted and loved by architects, designers, schools and hobbyists.

Available at Amazon.com for $70 - $600

Grids & Guides: A Notebook for Visual Thinkers

Grids & Guides: A Notebook for Visual Thinkers

Deluxe notebook of varied graph paper designs interspersed with engaging charts and infographics

Available at Amazon.com for $12

Glass Drafting and Crafting Table

Glass Drafting and Crafting Table

Perfect multi-functional contemporary table, great for drafting, drawing, or crafting on its large tempered safety-glass work surface

Available at Amazon.com for $157

Finding Los Angeles By Foot

Finding Los Angeles By Foot

A book about finding what is notable, historical, quizzical and beautiful in this great city

Available at Amazon.com for $16

Secret Stairs

Secret Stairs

A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Los Angeles

Available at Amazon.com for $12

Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

Rem Koolhaas' interpretation of the links between New York society and architecture was a sell out in its first print run

Available at Amazon.com for $22

Anglepoise Desk Lamp

Anglepoise Desk Lamp

Scaled down version of the original 1950s design classic

Available at Lumens for $175 - $190

Frank Lloyd Wright Business Card Holder

Frank Lloyd Wright Business Card Holder

Business card holder with a design adapted from the center panel of the window triptych from the Avery Coonley Playhouse.

Available at Amazon.com for $37

Midcentury Houses Today

Midcentury Houses Today

A detailed examination of an extraordinary collection of modern houses built in New Canaan, Connecticut, in the 1940s and 1950s

Available at Amazon.com for $40

Case Study Houses

Case Study Houses

An extensive and sumptuous visual record of The Case Study House program (1945-66).

Available at Amazon.com for $43

Fallingwater Rising: A Biography of America's Most Extraordinary House

Fallingwater Rising: A Biography of America's Most Extraordinary House

The story of the extraordinary house that Frank Lloyd Wright perched over a Pennsylvania waterfall in 1937

Available at Amazon.com for $19

Elements: A Series of 15 Books

Elements: A Series of 15 Books

A series of 15 books examining the fundamental elements of buildings and architecture

Available at Amazon.com for $102

Le Corbusier: A Life

Le Corbusier: A Life

The biography of one of the most influential, admired, and maligned architects of the twentieth century

Available at Amazon.com for $29

LEGO Architecture Studio

LEGO Architecture Studio

Release your inner architect and explore a world of endless creative possibilities

Available at Amazon.com for $160

Unbuilding by David Macaulay

Unbuilding by David Macaulay

A fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building

Available at Amazon.com for $9

Never Built Los Angeles

Never Built Los Angeles

A treasure trove of buildings, plans, parks and mass-transit proposals that only saw the drawing board

Available at Amazon.com for $35

Sharpie: Stainless Steel Fine Point Permanent Marker

Sharpie: Stainless Steel Fine Point Permanent Marker

Premium refillable version of the classic sharpie

Available at Amazon.com for $4

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