Architecture Books

The State of Michigan is blessed with a wealth of great architecture and great architects. The books found here are recommended reading regarding this legacy and look to celebrate the past, present, and future of architecture in Michigan.

To learn more about architecture in the great state of Michigan, please visit the 100 Essential Books page found in the Education section.

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  • MAF | Michigan Architectural FoundationMichigan Modern: An Architectural LegacyAuthorBrian D. ConwayPhotographerJames HaefnerPublished2018
  • MAF | Michigan Architectural FoundationGreat Architecture of MichiganAuthorJohn GallagherPhotographerBalthazar KorabPublished2008
  • MAF | Michigan Architectural FoundationArchitecture in MichiganAuthorWayne AndrewsPublished1982
  • MAF | Michigan Architectural Foundation Guardians of Detroit: Architectural Sculpture in the Motor CityAuthorJeff MorrisonPhotographerJeff MorrisonPublished2019
  • MAF | Michigan Architectural FoundationMid-Michigan Modern: From Frank Lloyd Wright to GoogieAuthorSusan J. BandesPublished2016
  • MAF | Michigan Architectural FoundationDesigning Detroit: Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American ArchitectureAuthorMichael G. SmithPublished2017
  • MAF | Michigan Architectural FoundationDetroit: The Dream is NowAuthorMichael ArnaudPublished2017
  • MAF | Michigan Architectural FoundationAmerican City: Detroit ArchitectureAuthorRobert SharoffPhotographerWilliam ZbarenPublished2005
  • MAF | Michigan Architectural FoundationMichigan Modern: Design that Shaped AmericaAuthorAmy Arnold & Wayne AndrewsPublished2016