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Earth Moves: The Furnishing of Territories by Bernard Cache01
Architecture as Metaphor: Language, Number, Money by Kojin Karatani02
Differences: Topographies of Contemporary Architecture by Ignasi de Solà -Morales03
Constructions by John Rajchman04
Such Places as Memory: Poems 1953-1996 (Writing Architecture) by John Hejduk05
Welcome to the Hotel Architecture by Roger Connah06
Fire and Memory: On Architecture and Energy (Writing Architecture) by Luis Fernández-Galiano07
A Landscape of Events by Paul Virilio08
Architecture from the Outside: Essays on Virtual and Real Space by Elizabeth Grosz09
Public Intimacy: Architecture and the Visual Arts by Giuliana Bruno10
Strange Details by Michael Cadwell11
Histories of the Immediate Present: Inventing Architectural Modernism by Anthony Vidler12
Drawing for Architecture by Léon Krier13
Architecture's Desire: Reading the Late Avant-Garde by K. Michael Hays14
The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture by Pier Vittorio Aureli15
The Alphabet and the Algorithm by Mario Carpo16
Oblique Drawing: A History of Anti-Perspective (Writing Architecture) by Massimo Scolari17
A Topology of Everyday Constellations (Writing Architecture) by Georges Teyssot18
A Question of Qualities: Essays in Architecture (Writing Architecture) by Jeffrey Kipnis19
Project of Crisis: Manfredo Tafuri and Contemporary Architecture (Writing Architecture) by Marco Biraghi20

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Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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