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.

Palm Springs

Schiffer Publishing

$12.99

The mid-century modern architecture of Palm Springs, California, is presented in 30 bright, colorful postcards. In Palm Springs, the desert environment and the presence of Hollywood stars inspired architects to new creative heights and created, perhaps, the locale with the...

California Bungalows

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

Originally published in 1911 as the fourth edition of the Ye Planry Building Company Inc.'s catalog of bungalow plans, this reproduction serves as an informative resource for today's architects, homebuilders, and homeowners. This edition features 102 detailed, hand-drawn "pencil sketches"...

Chateau Country

Schiffer Publishing

$59.99

Originally from France, the du Pont family settled in the Brandywine River Valley. Chateau Country is an intimate portrait of the houses built by this Delaware dynasty. Their first dwelling was a modest six-room house just steps from the gunpowder...

Florida's Historic Victorian Homes

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

Forty-one historic Florida houses built in the Victorian era of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries are brilliantly captured in all their beauty, character, and detail, and accompanied by fascinating tales of their original (often famous) owners. Come along...

Gracious Living

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

This essential reference is a compilation of ideas, suggestions, and design solutions taken from a variety of experts in the field. The goal is to give homeowners increased independence, allowing them to envision and create their own future. Today, numerous...

Catskill Resorts: Lost Architecture of Paradise

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

The great hotels of the Catskill Mountains were once the playground of movie stars, athletes, and politicians, as well as millions of vacationing New Yorkers. In time, however, The Catskills became victim to the social and economic progression that helped...

Cabin

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

The cabin is undoubtedly one of the most widely reproduced housing structures due to its simplicity and flexibility. This building played a crucial role in the formation of American culture and was the practical, snug dwelling choice for settling new...

The Contemporary Log Home

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

Block and solid wood make up one of the oldest construction methods and one that ever more people are opting for when building their homes. Not only are contemporary log homes environmentally sustainable and planet-friendly, they provide comfortable and healthy...

California Mission Architecture

Schiffer Publishing

$75.00

The California missions are the cathedrals of the New World. They were built under the direction of the adventurous padres who braved the hardships of the New World and organized an existing agrarian culture to produce viable military, commercial, and...

Historic Architecture of Pennsylvania

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

Nestled among the rolling hills of South Central Pennsylvania, six counties ?Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York ?are home to more than three centuries of history and architecture. Beginning with early eighteenth century buildings, almost every style of American...

Igloo

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Of the vast variety of types of vernacular architecture, the igloo is probably the one which provokes the most curiosity and affection. In addition to offering a detailed analysis of the building tradition and cultural significance of igloos, this book...

Historic Architecture in Northwest Philadelphia: 1690 to 1930s

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

Historic Architecture in Northwest Philadelphia is a colorful and comprehensive look at the rich architectural history of the Wissahickon Valley, and the people who made it possible with a locally sourced building stone, the Wissahickon schist. The simple stone structures...

Showhouses 3

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

In this continuing, successful series, over 200 beautiful and inspiring color photos reveal the recent contributions to the field of interior design by talented designers participating in Decorator Showhouse events across the United States. Interior designers, assisted by a dedicated...

Old Places, New Spaces

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

In 545 beautiful color images, this fascinating book presents a broad sampling of residences that embody a living and evolving history of the Alamo City (including some repurposed commercial sites). Some of these structures are grand in their own right,...

Contemporary Boston Architects

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

Greater Boston includes a wide variety of award-winning and historic architecture. From early in its history to contemporary times, the city has inspired innovative and challenging building design and construction, as it quickly grew into an internationally recognized economic and...

United by Design

Schiffer Publishing

$75.00

Discover a diverse selection of beautiful Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket homes from a dozen of the top architects practicing in this region. Breathtaking landscapes and water views abound throughout this area, providing a powerful backdrop for the homes...

Diplomatic Gardens of Washington

Schiffer Publishing

$34.99

Take an exclusive look behind the embassy walls of Washington, DC, and, through 168 color images, enjoy the gardens found there. Learn the history of the ambassadorial residences and how it has influenced each of their gardens. Included are the...

The Art of Brazilian Architecture

Schiffer Publishing

$60.00

Photographer Joaquim Nabuco has found art in the architecture, interiors, and landscapes designed by his fellow Brazilians. Through more than 160 large, lively images, Nabuco welcomes you on a journey to see more than 15 properties, including log homes in...

Beach Boundaries

Schiffer Publishing

$12.99

Take a visual tour of gardens and homes in one Pacific Coast area, the South Bay of Los Angeles County, which includes Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, and Redondo Beach. A distinctive feature of Southern California's beach communities is how often...

Eco-House Renovations

Schiffer Publishing

$49.99

Whether you live in a town house, a village colonial, a country barn, or a coastal saltbox, you can convert your old house into an ecologically sound new house. This design book provides inspiration for aesthetically pleasing and practical renovations...

Olmsted Parks in New Jersey

Schiffer Publishing

$39.99

A historic overview of the parks the Olmsted companies created in New Jersey primarily for the county park commissions in Essex, Union, and Passaic counties. Son and stepson of the creator of New York's Central Park, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr....

Built with Stone

Schiffer Publishing

$39.99

This design book showcases the work of eight master stoneworkers from around the United States in a wide variety of interior and exterior projects. Large, full-color photography captures stone constructions including retaining walls, steps, fireplaces, patios, water features, and free-standing...

Mediterranean Architecture

Schiffer Publishing

$100.00

A compilation of more than 1,100 images that explore and record elements of Mediterranean architecture, in both detail and as whole compositions, from Mediterranean Europe of the Early Renaissance to the United States of today. This exhaustive study is arranged...

The Evolution of the Cape Cod House

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

Detailed history of one of America's most popular architectural styles?he Cape Cod house?rom its beginnings more than six centuries ago to the present. The story starts in rural England where yeomen and tradesmen built their small one to one-and-a-half story...

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