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The Man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century

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The Man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century...

Mark Lamster

Individual architects & architectural firms; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

A major new biography of architect and cultural provocateur Philip Johnson, one of the most influential and controversial... [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

Paperback

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

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Great English Interiors

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Great English Interiors

David Mlinaric

Individual photographers; Palaces, chateaux, country houses; History; Interior design, decor & style guides

Hardback

Step into British history with this marvelous collection of photographs of the country's greatest interiors. [more]

$90.00

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Bruce Rickard: A Life in Architecture

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Bruce Rickard: A Life in Architecture

Julie Cracknell, Peter Lonergan, Sam Rickard

Art & Architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms

Hardback

Bruce Rickard was one of the most significant Australian architects of the twentieth century. A key member of the Sydney School,... [more]

$79.99

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Hare + Klein: Texture Colour Comfort

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Hare + Klein: Texture Colour Comfort

David Clark

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Professional interior design

Hardback

Whether its a dark, traditional Federation home transformed by light and modern styling or an artefact-filled eco lodge, this... [more]

$45.00

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Citadel of the Saxons: The Rise of Early London

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Citadel of the Saxons: The Rise of Early London

Rory Naismith (King's College London, UK)

History of architecture; History; Medieval history; Church history; Economic history

Hardback

Following the collapse of Roman civilization in fourth-century Britannia, darkness fell over the former province. [more]

$40.00

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Beaumaris  Modern: Modernist Homes in Beaumaris

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Beaumaris Modern: Modernist Homes in Beaumaris

Fiona Austin

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architecture

Hardback

Beaumaris Modern: Modernist Homes in Beaumaris is a collection of mid-century modern Beaumaris houses, beautifully documented... [more]

$59.95

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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

Paperback

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

$43.99

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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]

$32.99

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Versailles

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Versailles

Colin Jones

History of architecture; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Hardback

A magisterial overview of the creation, extension and adaptation of the palace of Versailles and its environs, and an exploration... [more]

$35.00

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Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England

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Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England...

Kate Hubbard

History of architecture; Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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The remarkable story of Bess of Hardwick, her ascent through Elizabethan society and the houses she built that shaped British... [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

Paperback

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

$19.99

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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]

$24.99

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30-Second Architecture: The 50 Most Signicant Principles and Styles in Architecture, each Explained in Half a Minute

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30-Second Architecture: The 50 Most Signicant Principles and Styles in Architecture,...

Edward Denison, Jonathan Glancey

Architecture; Architectural structure & design

Paperback

Offers a fresh approach to learning about those subjects you feel you should really understand. This title presents you with... [more]

$19.99

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Buckingham Palace: The Interiors

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Buckingham Palace: The Interiors

Ashley Hicks

Palaces, chateaux, country houses; Professional interior design; History

Hardback

The first luxury book on the interiors of Buckingham Palace. Beautiful photography and an insider's commentary by author/photographer... [more]

$90.00

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Sacred Spaces: The Awe-Inspiring Architecture of Churches and Cathedrals

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Sacred Spaces: The Awe-Inspiring Architecture of Churches and Cathedrals...

Guillaume de Laubier

Photographs: collections; Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs

Hardback

A breathtaking survey of beautiful churches and cathedrals from acclaimed photographer Guillaume de Laubier [more]

$85.00

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Patterson: Houses of Aotearoa

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Patterson: Houses of Aotearoa

Andrew Patterson

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Hardback

A selection of beautiful houses set amid the world's most stunning landscapes, designed by award-winning New Zealand architect... [more]

$90.00

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Resident Dog: Incredible Homes and the Dogs That Live There

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Resident Dog: Incredible Homes and the Dogs That Live There

Nicole England

Architecture

Hardback

Stylish aspirational interiors feature each home's 'resident dog'. Rather than the typical house-by-house structure, this... [more]

$75.00

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Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet

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Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet

Tom Nancollas

Architecture; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; History of architecture; Social & cultural history; Maritime history

Hardback

Lighthouses are striking totems of our relationship to the sea. For many, they encapsulate a romantic vision of solitary homes... [more]

$39.99

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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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Art Deco City: The World's Most Beautiful Buildings

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Art Deco City: The World's Most Beautiful Buildings

Arnold Schwartzman

Art & design styles: Art Deco; Architecture; History of architecture

Hardback

A beautiful collection of some of the world's greatest Art Deco buildings - from factories, hotels and underground stations... [more]

$59.99

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The Contemporary House

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The Contemporary House

Jonathan Bell, Ellie Stathaki

Architecture; Residential buildings, domestic buildings

Hardback

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

$49.99

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Urban Sanctuary

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Urban Sanctuary

Anna Johnson and Richard

Art & Architecture; Architecture

Hardback

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

$70.00

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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, Jeremy Black (University of Exeter, UK)

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]

$59.99

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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]

$54.99

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