Reyner Banham’s Books

  • Theory and Design in the First Machine Age
    1960
    Architectural Press
    First edition

  • Die Revolution der Architekture: Theorie und Gestaltung im Ersten Maschinenzeitalter
    1964
    Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag GMBH, Reinbek bei Hamburg
    “Theory & Design in the First Machine Age” in German

  • Theory and Design in the First Machine Age – Second edition
    1967
    Praeger
    Second edition

  • architettura della prima età della macchina
    1970
    edizioni calderini
    “Theory and Design in the First Machine Age” in Italian

    Theory and Design in the First Machine Age
    1972
    0-85139-632-1
    Butterworth Architecture
    paperback

    Theory and Design in the First Machine Age (in Hebrew)
    1978
    Dvir Co. Ltd., Tel Aviv

    rewolucja w architekurze
    1979
    83-221-0075-2
    Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, Warszawa
    “Theory & Design in the First Machine Age” in Polish

    Teoria y Diseño en la Primera Era de la Maquina
    1985
    84-7509-347-7
    Ediciones Paidós
    “Theory and Design in the First Machine Age” in Spanish
    (new edition)

    Die Revolution der Architekture: Theorie und Gestaltung im Ersten Maschinenzeitalter
    1990
    3-528-08789-7
    Friedrich Vieweg & Sohn, Braunschweig
    “Theory & Design in the First Machine Age” in German

    Theory and Design in the First Machine Age (Chinese)
    2009
    978-7-5344-2904-0
    Grand Vision
    paperback

  • The New Brutalism
    1966
    Architectural Press
  • Brutalismus in der Architektur
    1966
    Karl Krämer Verlag
    “The New Brutalism” in German

  • Architecture of the Well-tempered Environment
    1969
    0 85139 074 9
    Architectural Press
  • Architecture of the Well-tempered Environment
    1969
    0-226-03696-0
    University of Chicago Press
    US edition

    Ambiente e Tecnica Nell’Architettura Moderna
    1978
    CL 20-1453-X
    Gius. Laterza & Figli Spa, Roma-Bari
    “Architecture of the Well-Tempered Environment” in Italian

  • Architecture of the Well-tempered Environment – Second edition
    1984
    0-226-03697-9
    University of Chicago Press
    hard cover
  • Architecture of the Well-tempered Environment – Second edition
    1984
    0-226-03698-7
    University of Chicago Press
    paperback

    The Architecture of the Well-tempered Environment
    2004
    0-85139-749-2
    Steensen Varming
    Australian reprint
    (sort of authorised – 200 copies ‘accidently’ became 2000)

    The Architecture of the Well-tempered Environment
    2008
    0-85139-749-2
    Steensen Varming
    Australian reprint (authorised – different covers from 2004)

    l’architecture de l’environment bien tempéré
    2008
    978-2-910385-67-5
    Éditions HYX
    “Architecture of the Well-tempered Environment” in French

  • Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies
    1971
    0 7139 0209 4
    Allen Lane (Penguin Books)
    hard cover
  • Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies
    1973
    0 14 021178 0
    Pelican (Penguin Books)
    papeerback

    Los Angeles: L’architettura di quattro ecologie
    1983
    88-7648-007-2
    Gius. Laterza & Figli Spa, Roma-Bari
    “Los Angeles” in Italian

    Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies
    2001
    0-520-21924-4
    University of California Press
    paperback

    Los Angeles: L’achitecture des quatre écologies
    2008
    978-2-86364-642-7
    Éditions Parenthèses
    in French – paperback

    Los Angeles: L’architettura di quattro ecologie
    2009
    978-88-06-19741-4
    Einaudi editore
    in Italian

    Los Angeles: A Arquitetura de Quatro Ecologias
    2013
    978-85-7827-643-0
    Editora WMF Martins Fontes
    Brazilian translation of
    “Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies”

    Los Ángeles: La arquitectura de cuatro ecologias
    2016
    978-84-945274-0-1
    Puente Editores
    in Spanish – paperback

  • Age of the Masters: A personal View of Modern Architecture
    1975
    0-06-430064-1
    Harper & Row
  • Age of the Masters: A personal View of Modern Architecture
    1978
    Kajima Institute
    in Japanese

    Взгляд на современную архитектуру – Эпоха мастеров
    1980
    Москва Стройиздат
    Russian edition of “Age of the Masters”

  • Megastructure: Urban futures of the recent past
    1976
    0 500 34068 4
    Thames and Hudson
    hard cover
  • Megastructure: Urban futures of the recent past
    1976
    0 500 27205 0
    Thames and Hudson
    paperback

    Megastructuras: Futuro urbano del pasado reciente
    1978
    84-252-0715-0
    Editorial Gustavo Gili
    Spanish version of “Megastructure”

    Le tentazioni dell’architettura Megastrutture
    1980
    Editori Laterza
    “Megastructure” in Italian

    Megastructuras: futuro urbano del pasado reciente
    2001
    84-252-1851-9
    Gustavo Gili
    “Megastructure” in Spanish (second edition)

  • Design by Choice
    1981
    Academy Editions
  • Design by Choice
    1983
    4-306-06029-2 C3352
    Kajima Institute Publishing Co.
    in Japanese

  • Scenes in America Deserta
    1982
    0-87905-094-2
    Peregrine Smith
    hard cover
  • Scenes in America Deserta
    1982
    0-87905-095-0
    Peregrine Smith
    paperback

    Scenes in America Deserta
    1989
    0-262-52143-1
    MIT Press
    paperback – MIT re-issue

  • A Concrete Atlantis: U.S. Industrial Building and European Modern Architecture
    1986
    0-262-02244-3
    MIT Press
    hard cover
  • A Concrete Atlantis: U.S. Industrial Building and European Modern Architecture
    1989
    0-262-52124-5
    MIT Press
    paperback

    La Atlantida de Hormigon:Edificios industriales de los Estados Unidos y arquitectura moderna europea, 1900-1925
    1989
    84-86763-11-8
    Nerea, Madrid
    “A Concrete Atlantis” in Spanish

    Das gebauten Atlantis: Amerkanische Industriebauten und die Frühe Moderne in Europa
    1990
    3-7643-2285-3
    Birkhäuser
    “A Concrete Atlantis” in German

    L’Atlantide di cemento: Edifici industriali americani e architettura moderna europea 1900-1925
    1990
    88-420-3528-9
    Editori Laterza
    “A Concrete Atlantis” in Italian

  • The Visions of Ron Herron
    1994
    1 85490 268 7
    Academy Editions
  • Die Visionen Des Ron Herron
    1995
    3-433-02562-2
    Ernst & Sohn
    “The Visions of Ron Herron” in German