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The House: The dramatic story of the Sydney Opera House and the people who made it

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The House: The dramatic story of the Sydney Opera House and the people who...

Helen Pitt

Art & Architecture; Concert halls, arenas, stadia

Paperback

The definitive account of the human story behind the building of the Sydney Opera House. [more]

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City of Light

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City of Light

Rupert Christiansen

History of architecture; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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A sparkling, authoritative account of the reinvention of Paris in the mid-nineteenth century as the most beautiful, exciting... [more]

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The Story of the Bauhaus

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The Story of the Bauhaus

Frances Ambler

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Architecture

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A lively introduction to the seminal art and design movement that changed the way we see, think and live. [more]

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Castles: Fortresses of Power

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Castles: Fortresses of Power

John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville

Castles & fortifications; History; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Military history

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Castles held a pivotal position as seats of power for centuries. This short history explores their significance, the battles... [more]

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The Terrace House: Reimagined for the Australian Way of Life

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The Terrace House: Reimagined for the Australian Way of Life

Cameron Bruhn

Art & Architecture; Architecture

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With British precedents and working-class origins, the terrace house has a story of remarkable resilience. This collection... [more]

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The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

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The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

Ulrich Pfisterer, David Dollenmayer

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Religious subjects depicted in art; Religious buildings; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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This scholarly but concise and accessible account of the decoration of the Sistine Chapel examines the history and explains... [more]

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The Unfinished Palazzo: Life, Love and Art in Venice

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The Unfinished Palazzo: Life, Love and Art in Venice

Judith Mackrell

Architecture; Biography

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The story of Venice's Unfinished Palazzo -- told through the lives of three of its most unconventional, passionate, and fascinating... [more]

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The Library of Trinity College Dublin

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The Library of Trinity College Dublin

Harry Cory Wright, Helen Shenton

Photographs: collections; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial

Paperback

The first in the new series Pocket Photo Books - attractive, immersive, compact photo guides - in which Harry Cory Wright... [more]

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Maison: Parisian Chic at Home

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Maison: Parisian Chic at Home

Ines de la Fressange, Marin Montagut

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Professional interior design; Interior design, decor & style guides

Hardback

A duo of high-profile tastemakers invites readers inside fifteen homes that are infused with the blend of vintage-contemporary... [more]

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Forts: An illustrated history of building for defence

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Forts: An illustrated history of building for defence

The National Archives

Castles & fortifications; History; Historical maps & atlases; Military history

Hardback

Ever since humans began to live together in settlements they have felt the need to organise some kind of defence against potentially... [more]

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Green Architecture Today

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Green Architecture Today

Cayetano Cardelus

Architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design

Hardback

Showcasing contemporary work by thirty international architects which reveal the latest trends in sustainable building designs... [more]

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The Contemporary House

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The Contemporary House

Jonathan Bell, Ellie Stathaki

Architecture; Residential buildings, domestic buildings

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A vital look at new city living, featuring seventy of the world's most innovative, extreme and ingenious houses. [more]

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Urban Sanctuary

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Urban Sanctuary

Anna Johnson and Richard

Art & Architecture; Architecture

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Urban Sanctuary showcases outstanding contemporary houses from Australia and New Zealand situated in urban contexts that explore... [more]

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The Sagrada Familia: Gaudi's Heaven on Earth

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The Sagrada Familia: Gaudi's Heaven on Earth

Gijs van Hensbergen

Architecture; Religious buildings; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Paperback

Exquisite... A wonderment of an essay about a wonderment of a building'... [more]

$21.99

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Trans-Europe Express: Tours of a Lost Continent

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Trans-Europe Express: Tours of a Lost Continent

Owen Hatherley

Landscape art & architecture; Urban communities; Human geography; Regional geography; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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A searching, timely account of the condition of contemporary Europe, told... [more]

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How to Look at Stained Glass: A Guide to the Church Windows of England

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How to Look at Stained Glass: A Guide to the Church Windows of England

Jane Brocket

Stained glass: artworks; Decorative arts; Religious buildings; Social & cultural history; Travel & holiday

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The magical qualities of stained glass have an enduring appeal, but church windows tend to be ignored as a form of creative... [more]

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City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet

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City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet

Karen C. Seto, Meredith Reba

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Urban communities; Geography; Travel & holiday

Hardback

Stunning satellite images of one hundred cities show our urbanizing planet in a new light to reveal the fragile relationship... [more]

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Scrapers

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Scrapers

Zack Scott

Graphic design; Architecture

Hardback

With this exquisite illustrative masterpiece, Zack Scott explores in stunning detail the majestic constructions that humans... [more]

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The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens

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The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens

Linda A. Chisholm

Landscape art & architecture; Gardening; Garden design & planning; Landscape gardening

Hardback

An illustrated history of garden design as told through iconic gardens from around the world. [more]

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Spectrum: Heritage Patterns and Colours

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Spectrum: Heritage Patterns and Colours

Ros Byam Shaw

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Furniture design; Fashion & textiles: design; Professional interior design; Interior design, decor & style guides

Hardback

A visual analysis of the colours used in furnishing fabrics and wallpapers from the 15th century to now, providing inspiration... [more]

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Spomenik Monument Database

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Spomenik Monument Database

Donald Niebyl, Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell

Memorials, monuments; Travel & holiday

Hardback

The first ever spomenik guidebook, with over 75 examples alongside map references and information on why they exist and... [more]

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Brutal Bloc: Soviet era postcards from the Eastern Bloc

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Brutal Bloc: Soviet era postcards from the Eastern Bloc

Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell

Photographs: collections; History of architecture; History; Marxism & Communism

Hardback

A collection of previously unpublished postcards from the former Eastern Bloc - sinister, funny, poignant and surreal, they... [more]

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William Morris and his Palace of Art: Architecture, Interiors and Design at Red House

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William Morris and his Palace of Art: Architecture, Interiors and Design...

Tessa Wild

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Decorative arts; Palaces, chateaux, country houses; Professional interior design

Hardback

A previously unwritten chapter in the design history of William Morris. [more]

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Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design

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Mid-Century Modern: Icons of Design

Frances Ambler

Art & Architecture; Decorative arts; Professional interior design; Gift books

Hardback

The latest addition to the stylish Mid-Century Modern gift range, featuring elegant illustrations of classic pieces presented... [more]

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The Iconic House: Architectural Masterworks Since 1900

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The Iconic House: Architectural Masterworks Since 1900

Dominic Bradbury

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Architecture; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; History of architecture

Hardback

Presents over 100 of the world's most significant residential buildings, now published in a compact format to create a handy... [more]

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