Five Classical Architectural Books

The following five books are the classical Architectural books that in my opinion had a significant impact on the practise and direction of Architecture. They are a must read for anyone who is involved in Architectural field.

  1. The Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius
  2. Space Time and Architecture by Siegfried Giedion
  3. Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture by Robert Venturi
  4. Learning from Las Vegas by Robert Venturi
  5. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs

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