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Top 10 Architecture Books of the Year

Norman Weinstein, architecture writer for The Christian Science Monitor, picks his top ten books on architecture that came out in 2009.

Weinstein's list includes the controversial children's book about Le Corbusier.

"Corbu liked to portray himself as child-like. So why not take a batch of his most captivating quotes and package them as a children's book? This could have been a disastrous rip-off since Corbu's salient sayings aren't the normal intellectual fare most kids digest in a gulp. What makes this book an enthralling introduction to Le Corbusier for children of all ages are the visionary illustrations by Betty Bone."

Full Story: Best Architecture Books of 2009

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