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Petra: The Rose-Red City

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Petra: The Rose-Red City

Christian Auge, Jean-Marie Dentzer

Architecture; History; Archaeology by period & region; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Deep in the Jordanian desert lies the hidden rose red city of Petra, carved directly out of the solid rock that rises in sharp... [more]

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Classics: A Very Short Introduction

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Classics: A Very Short Introduction

John Henderson, Mary Beard

Architecture; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Cultural studies

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Starting with a visit to the British Museum, the authors prompt us to consider the significance of Classics as a means of... [more]

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Early Medieval Architecture

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Early Medieval Architecture

Roger Stalley (Professor of the History of Art, Professor of the History of Art, Trinity College, Dublin)

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; Architecture; History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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The early Middle Ages witnessed many innovations in European architecture including the medieval castle, church spire and... [more]

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Art Deco Interiors: Decoration and Design Classics of the 1920s and 1930s

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Art Deco Interiors: Decoration and Design Classics of the 1920s and 1930s...

Patricia Bayer

Art & design styles: Art Nouveau; Art & design styles: Art Deco; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Professional interior design

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By the time of the Paris exhibition of 1925 from which Art Deco took its name, the idea that an interior and its furnishings... [more]

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Four Walls and a Roof: The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession

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Four Walls and a Roof: The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession

Reinier de Graaf

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture; Material culture; Public administration

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Architects, we like to believe, shape the world as they please. Reinier de Graaf draws on his own tragicomic experiences to... [more]

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Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

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Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

Simon Jenkins

History of architecture; History; Trains & railways: general interest; Travel writing

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It is the scene for our hopeful beginnings and our intended ends, and the timeless experiences of coming and going, meeting,... [more]

$39.99

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Big Ideas for Small Houses

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Big Ideas for Small Houses

Catherine Foster

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; Housing & property buying & selling & legal aspects

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A look at a range of small houses around New Zealand, and the strategies the owners used to get a toehold in the tight housing... [more]

$44.99

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100 Houses: Nature and Nurture

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100 Houses: Nature and Nurture

Images Publishing

Photographs: collections; Architecture; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; Professional interior design

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This superb volume is a captivating and inspiring close-up of 100 houses that combine inspirational, creative and sophisticated... [more]

$45.00

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Building Character: Transforming Old Homes for Modern Living

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Building Character: Transforming Old Homes for Modern Living

Santoso Budiman, Caleb Skene

Architecture; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; Home renovation & extension

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Building Character: Transforming Old Homes for Modern Living is an intimate yet comprehensive review of restoration strategies... [more]

$59.99

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The Short Story of Architecture: A Pocket Guide to Key Styles, Buildings, Elements & Materials

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The Short Story of Architecture: A Pocket Guide to Key Styles, Buildings,...

Susie Hodge

Architecture; History of architecture

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The Short Story of Architecture is a new and innovative guide to the subject of architecture that explores 50 key buildings,... [more]

$29.99

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Michelangelo, God's Architect: The Story of His Final Years and Greatest Masterpiece

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Michelangelo, God's Architect: The Story of His Final Years and Greatest...

William E. Wallace

History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600; Renaissance art; History of architecture; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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The untold story of Michelangelo's final decades-and his transformation into one of the greatest architects of the Italian... [more]

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Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground

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Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground

David Bownes, Chris Nix, Siddy Holloway, Sam Mullins

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Travel & holiday

Hardback

An exploration of the abandoned tributaries of London's vast and vital transportation network through breathtaking images... [more]

$64.99

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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; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Church history; Economic history

Hardback

With a past as deep and sinewy as the famous River Thames that twists like an eel around the jutting peninsula of Mudchute... [more]

$40.00

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Westminster Abbey - A Church in History

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Westminster Abbey - A Church in History

Mr David Cannadine

Memorials, monuments; Religious buildings; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

A comprehensive and authoritative history that explores the significance of one of the most famous buildings and institutions... [more]

$89.99

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Thinking 3D: Books, Images and Ideas from Leonardo to the Present

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Thinking 3D: Books, Images and Ideas from Leonardo to the Present

Daryl Green, Laura Moretti

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History of architecture

Hardback

Through essays on some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers and in-depth analysis of over forty manuscripts and books,... [more]

$94.99

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Thomas Jefferson, Architect: Palladian Models, Democratic Principles, and the Conflict of Ideals

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Thomas Jefferson, Architect: Palladian Models, Democratic Principles, and...

Erik H Neil

Individual architects & architectural firms; Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Political leaders & leadership

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A compelling reassessment of Thomas Jefferson's architecture that scrutinizes the complex, and sometimes contradictory, meanings... [more]

$79.99

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Cabin Porn: Inside

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Cabin Porn: Inside

Zach Klein

Photographs: collections; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; Interior design, decor & style guides

Hardback

Initially created by a group of friends as an online scrapbook, Cabin Porn became an international sensation following the... [more]

$49.99

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Audacious Architecture: New Aesthetics in Contemporary Building

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Audacious Architecture: New Aesthetics in Contemporary Building

Barry Stone

Architecture; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial

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At the advent of a new millennium, architects have pushed the limits of invention and originality. Boasting breathtaking skylines... [more]

$49.99

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The Art of Looking Up

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The Art of Looking Up

Catherine McCormack

History of Art & Design Styles; Painting & paintings; Architecture; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Religious buildings

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The Art of Looking Up surveys 40 spectacular ceilings around the globe that have been graced by the brushes of artists including... [more]

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Concrete Houses:The Poetics of Form: The Poetics of Form

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Concrete Houses:The Poetics of Form: The Poetics of Form

Rollo Joe

Architecture

Hardback

Concrete Houses explores the sculptural possibilities of concrete as the material of choice in landmark contemporary houses.... [more]

$75.00

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Stone

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Stone

William Hall

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of architecture; Building construction & materials

Hardback

A fresh look at the beauty, diversity, and versatility of the world's most extraordinary stone architecture throughout time... [more]

$59.95

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Breaking Ground: Architecture by Women

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Breaking Ground: Architecture by Women

Jane Hall

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; Architecture: professional practice

Hardback

A ground-breaking visual survey of architecture designed by women from the early twentieth century to the present day [more]

$59.95

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Life in the Country House in Georgian Ireland

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Life in the Country House in Georgian Ireland

Patricia Mccarthy

Residential buildings, domestic buildings; History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

A deft interweaving of architectural and social history [more]

$59.99

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Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures

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Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures

Roma Agrawal

Architecture; Popular science; Civil engineering, surveying & building; Structural engineering

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While our cities are full of incredible engineering feats, most of us live with little idea of what goes into creating the... [more]

$22.99

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Henry van de Velde: Designing Modernism

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Henry van de Velde: Designing Modernism

Katherine M. Kuenzli

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Individual architects & architectural firms

Hardback

The painter, designer, and architect Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) played a crucial role in expanding modernist aesthetics... [more]

$105.00

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