Architecture

Schiffer Publishing has produced more than 200 high-end illustrated books on architecture, landscape architecture, art, and interior design. Showcasing the best in contemporary book packaging, these substantive works celebrate how we live, what we build, and the environments that inspire and sustain us.

We also have a long tradition of helping creatives share their body of work with the world. We delight in partnering with thought leaders, focusing on exquisite layouts, quality paper and printing, and special cover treatments that result in one-of-a-kind books. If you have a concept you would like to bring to the public, contact us. We’ll be proud to make it happen.

Mark Candelaria Homes

Schiffer Publishing

$60.00

Arizona-based architect Mark Candelaria is recognized for his timeless luxury designs and signature style rooted in classical form and functionality. In Mark Candelaria Homes, the architect presents 12 new projects and pulls back the curtain to share the stories behind...

The Forever Home

Schiffer Publishing

$39.99

Most people live in homes that become dysfunctional when their family circumstances change, whether it is suddenly having to work from home, new mobility challenges, or an unexpected in-law arriving on the scene. It doesn’t have to be that way....

Lighting beyond Edison

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

As incandescent lighting continues to diminish, the creative use of LEDs requires a new approach to residential lighting. Written in a conversational voice by an award-winning interior designer, Lighting beyond Edison is structured to be a comprehensive guide for everyone...

Monumental

Schiffer Publishing

$75.00

A stunning photo book featuring portraits and summaries of masterpieces from 10,000-plus years of architectural history, from churches and temples, castles and caves to pyramids and palaces, walls, towers, and more! The iridescent play of light through Gothic windows. Skyscrapers...

City Hall

Schiffer Publishing

$60.00

City Hall is the first book to feature striking contemporary images of the most architecturally significant city halls in the United States. This diverse collection includes New York, the oldest; Philadelphia, once the tallest building in the world; and Boston,...

The Architecture of Whimsy

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

This fascinating lexicon examines the quixotic architectural expressions found on select mid-20th-century modern commercial buildings in South Florida. Showcasing the work of 13 noted architects from Miami Beach to Fort Lauderdale, it highlights the playful decorative details and gestures?wooping overhangs,...

Regional Landscape Architecture: Southern California

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

What makes a garden regionally appropriate? Fifteen private gardens designed by leading landscape architects answer that question for arid Southern California by directly addressing the climate, landscape, and culture they inhabit. Whether small or large, urban or rural, luxurious or...

Regional Landscape Architecture: Northern California

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

What makes a garden regionally appropriate? Fifteen private gardens designed by leading landscape architects answer that question for Northern California by directly addressing the climate, landscape, and culture they inhabit. Whether small or large, urban or rural, luxurious or low...

Notes from the Underworld

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

Since early times, humans have explored the space below their feet for different purposes: to flee persecution and war, to find protection from severe climates, to improve urban life?nd more recently, to solve environmental problems. A rare look at old...

Home Story

Schiffer Publishing

$39.99

If German interior designers have a genius, it's for mixing modern with vintage finds and timeless classics to create looks that you don't see anywhere else in the world. Their cultural cachet is captured in the 21 projects that rose...

Australia Modern

Schiffer Publishing

$39.99

Australia has wildly differing topographies and climates, and its best residential architecture draws on those site conditions in inventive ways. This book illustrates the strength of the country? shift from British-influenced Georgian-style homes to more indigenous structures attuned to the...

Americana

Schiffer Publishing

$39.99

Set between the sound and the sea, Long Island is home to some of America? most intriguing country houses. This book highlights the best examples, telling the story of each through outstanding contemporary color photography. The dwellings, which began as...

Designing for Disaster

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

The climate is changing, and so must domestic architecture. Premium materials?rick, stone, wood?nd timeless design used to be the key to building homes that would last for generations. But a warming planet, coupled with severe weather events, has changed the...

Housing and the City

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

Housing is a matter of great urgency around the world. In cities that drive technological change and staggering wealth, there is a fierce struggle over two different models of creating affordable living conditions for working people, the poor, and immigrants....

Christmas by Design

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

What would Christmas be without lights, color, greenery, and glitter Join leading professional designers on a tour of well-appointed private residences dressed in their festive best. The one-of-a-kind decorating schemes are a study in the art of using scale, shape,...

Ponce City Market

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

History, industry, and architecture come alive in this book documenting the six-year transformation of one of the Southeast's largest buildings into a mixed-use civic anchor in 2016. The cavernous Sears, Roebuck and Company distribution and retail center, erected in 1925,...

Villages of West Africa

Schiffer Publishing

$65.00

Art and especially architecture are often seen as the exclusive realm of formally trained experts. Award-winning architects Steven and Cathi House explore the other side of that reality in a part of the world that has been at the crossroads...

Anatomy of a Great Home

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

What elevates a house to best-of-class status? Find out in this insider's look at more than fifty award-winning homes designed by nearly three dozen A+ American architects. Regardless of their size or design style, the best new and remodeled homes...

Heavy Timber Structures

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

In the triumvirate of dominant structural building materials?ood, metal, and masonry?ach has its advantages, but none are as intertwined with the human spirit as wood. Thirty-five public buildings illustrate how heavy timber framing can address familiar programmatic issues such as...

Modern Masters

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

More than seventy sensational properties showcase the talents of some of the world? most innovative modernist architects. Many of the homes are built on challenging sites, reaching levels of engineering sophistication that could only have been executed by the most...

The Historic Barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

For anyone who has ever admired a barn on an old country lane, this is the story of that barn and many others in Southeastern Pennsylvania, or, specifically, "the hearth," the area east of the Susquehanna River and South of...

Plain Meetinghouses

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

Old Order Mennonites are deeply faithful, agrarian-rooted, Swiss-German Anabaptists who have called Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, home for 300 years. Their meetinghouses silently embody their religious traditions, and yet few outsiders have seen the startling utilitarian beauty of these rural structures...

Contemporary Texas Architecture

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

A long-overdue book documenting a state with a growing population, this richly illustrated collection of homes displays the work of 34 Texas architects whose buildings embrace their region and place. These award-winning residences vary in style, scale, budget, and site,...

WPA Buildings

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

In a fully illustrated, well-documented study, a historically underappreciated, uniquely American style gets its due. This survey explores the often overlooked social impact of imposing government buildings in American cities, large and small, that were funded by the Works Progress...

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