Trinity University Press

Stefanos Polyzoides

In addition to operating his architecture and urban design firm based in Pasadena, California, Stefanos Polyzoides is one of the founders and past president of the Congress for the New Urbanism. His coauthored book, Courtyard Housing in Los Angeles: A Typological Analysis, helped revitalize the study of design typologies in architectural theory.

The Plazas of New Mexico

The Plazas of New Mexico documents the rich heritage of New Mexico’s public plazas and the everyday life and community celebrations that help sustain them. It traces three distinct design traditions—the Native American center place with kiva and terraced residential blocks, the Hispanic plaza with church and courtyard houses, and the Anglo square with courthouse and business areas. New...

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