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History of architecture

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Louis I. Kahn-Architect: Remembering the Man and Those Who Surrounded Him

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Louis I. Kahn-Architect: Remembering the Man and Those Who Surrounded Him...

Charles E. Dagit, Jr.

Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; History of the Americas

Paperback

Few people in the history of art and architecture have planted a seed of inspiration that grew to become a towering oak of... [more]

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Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present

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Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public Libraries in Britain...

Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw

History of architecture; British & Irish history

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An important influence on the cultural and educational life of the country, British public libraries began to be supported... [more]

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Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204-1669: Whose Mediterranean Is It Anyway?

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Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204-1669: Whose...

Angeliki Lymberopoulou

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History of architecture; Medieval history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Papers from the Forty-Eighth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Milton Keynes, 28th-30th March 2015 -- T.p. [more]

$252.00

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The Historiography of Persian Architecture

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The Historiography of Persian Architecture

Mohammad Gharipour (Morgan State University, USA)

History of architecture; Historiography

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Historiography is the study of the methodology of writing history, the development of the discipline of history, and the changing... [more]

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Terms of Appropriation: Modern Architecture and Global Exchange

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Terms of Appropriation: Modern Architecture and Global Exchange

Ana Miljacki, Amanda Lawrence

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

This collection focuses on how architectural material is transformed, revised, swallowed whole, plagiarized, or in any other... [more]

$75.99

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The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender

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The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender

Alexandra Staub (Penn State University, University Park, PA)

City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Gender studies, gender groups

Hardback

The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender reframes the discussion of modernity, space and gender by examining... [more]

$378.00

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The Spiritual Rococo: Decor and Divinity from the Salons of Paris to the Missions of Patagonia

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The Spiritual Rococo: Decor and Divinity from the Salons of Paris to the...

Gauvin Alexander Bailey

The Arts: General & Reference; Art & design styles: Baroque; History of architecture; Religion: general

Paperback

Exploring for the very first time the global reach and spiritual dimension of Rococo decor, particularly in France, Central... [more]

$77.99

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Revisiting Postmodernism

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Revisiting Postmodernism

Terry Farrell, Adam Nathaniel Furman

History of architecture

Paperback

Revisiting Postmodernism offers an engaging, wide-ranging and highly illustrated account of postmodernism in architecture... [more]

$75.99

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Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

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Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

Gary A. Boyd, John McLaughlin

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

At the formation of the new Republic of Ireland, the construction of new infrastructures was seen as an essential element... [more]

$79.99

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Yasser Tabbaa's The Transformation of Islamic Art During the Sunni Revival

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Yasser Tabbaa's The Transformation of Islamic Art During the Sunni Revival...

Bilal Badat

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History of architecture

Hardback

Tabbaa's Transformation offers an innovative approach to understanding the profound changes undergone by Islamic art and architecture... [more]

$41.99

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Automatic Architecture: Motivating Form After Modernism

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Automatic Architecture: Motivating Form After Modernism

Sean Keller

Art & design styles: from c 1960; History of architecture

Hardback

In the 1960s and '70s, architects, influenced by recent developments in computing and the rise of structuralist and poststructuralist... [more]

$87.00

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Hellenomania

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Hellenomania

Katherine Harloe, Nicoletta Momigliano, Alexandre Farnoux

History of art: ancient & classical art; History of architecture; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

Hellenomania, the second volume in the MANIA series, presents a wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary exploration of the modern... [more]

$252.00

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Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520-1580: Negotiating Power

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Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520-1580: Negotiating Power...

Katherine A. McIver

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture; History; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

Investigating the gender and material culture, this book provides a fresh dimension to Renaissance patronage studies by considering... [more]

$75.99

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The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860

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The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860

Daniel Maudlin (University of Plymouth, UK)

Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture; History of architecture; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Paperback

The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture is a history of the late Georgian phenomenon of the architect-designed cottage... [more]

$75.99

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Shadow-Makers: A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

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Shadow-Makers: A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

Stephen Kite (Cardiff University, UK)

History of Art & Design Styles; Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

The making of shadows is an act as old as architecture itself. From the gloom of the medieval hearth through to the masterworks... [more]

$53.99

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The Second Digital Turn: Design Beyond Intelligence

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The Second Digital Turn: Design Beyond Intelligence

Mario Carpo (Professor, The Bartlett School of Architecture)

Art & design styles: Postmodernism; Architecture; History of architecture; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

The first digital turn in architecture changed our ways of making; the second changes our ways of thinking. [more]

$55.99

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The Noisy Renaissance: Sound, Architecture, and Florentine Urban Life

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The Noisy Renaissance: Sound, Architecture, and Florentine Urban Life

Niall Atkinson

History of Art & Design Styles; Renaissance art; History of architecture; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

Analyzes how the premodern city, through the example of Renaissance Florence, can be understood as an acoustic phenomenon.... [more]

$82.00

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Iron, Ornament and Architecture in Victorian Britain: Myth and Modernity, Excess and Enchantment

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Iron, Ornament and Architecture in Victorian Britain: Myth and Modernity,...

Paul Dobraszczyk

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of architecture; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

Vilified by leading architectural modernists and Victorian critics alike, mass-produced architectural ornament in iron has... [more]

$79.99

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The City Crown by Bruno Taut

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The City Crown by Bruno Taut

Matthew Mindrup, Ulrike Altenmuller-Lewis

Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Sociology; Human geography

Paperback

This book is the first English translation of the German architect Bruno Taut's early twentieth-century anthology Die Stadtkrone... [more]

$79.99

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Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities: From 1800 to Present Day

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Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities: From 1800 to Present Day

Katy Chey (University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Architecture; Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture; Homelessness

Paperback

This book investigates the development of multi-unit housing typologies that were predominant in a particular city from the... [more]

$67.99

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Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture

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Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture

Peter Senk

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Paperback

This book investigates the architectural, product design, and urban typology of the capsule which, beginning in the 1960s,... [more]

$65.99

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A History of Architecture and Trade

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A History of Architecture and Trade

Patrick Haughey (Savannah College of Art and Design, USA)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Economic history; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

A History of Architecture and Trade draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars... [more]

$231.00

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Space Packed: The Architecture of Alfred Newmann

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Space Packed: The Architecture of Alfred Newmann

Rafi Segal

Art & design styles: Postmodernism; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Hardback

Alfred Neumann is regarded as one of Israel's most significant architects, and this is the first comprehensive critical overview... [more]

$99.00

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Minoru Yamasaki: Humanist Architecture for a Modernist World

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Minoru Yamasaki: Humanist Architecture for a Modernist World

Dale Allen Gyure

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual architects & architectural firms; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture

Hardback

The first book to reevaluate the evocative and polarizing work of one of midcentury America's most significant architects... [more]

$102.99

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The New Tenement: Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

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The New Tenement: Residences in the Inner City Since 1970

Florian Urban (Glasgow School of Art, UK)

City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Homelessness; Urban communities; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

This book examines new tenements -dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city... [more]

$88.99

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