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History of architecture

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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]

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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]

$95.00

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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]

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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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New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism: Negotiating Nation and Islam through Built Environment in Turkey

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New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism: Negotiating Nation and Islam through...

Bulent Batuman (Bilkent University, Turkey)

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

Hardback

New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism claims that, in today's world, a research agenda concerning the relation between Islam... [more]

$242.00

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Architecture and the Historical Imagination: Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814-1879

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Architecture and the Historical Imagination: Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc,...

Martin Bressani

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of architecture; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

The importance of Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1814-1879) within modern architecture cannot be overstated. Key theoretician... [more]

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Prouve Architect

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Prouve Architect

LUMA

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

Hardback

An in-depth study of Jean Prouve's prefabricated houses and their influence, accompanying a major exhibition at LUMA, Arles... [more]

$79.95

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Reading the Reverse Facade of Reims Cathedral: Royalty and Ritual in Thirteenth-Century France

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Reading the Reverse Facade of Reims Cathedral: Royalty and Ritual in Thirteenth-Century...

Donna L. Sadler

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture; Medieval history; Religion: general; History of religion

Paperback

Interpreting the iconography in the light of Latin texts associated with Reims Cathedral, its history and its ceremonial use,... [more]

$75.99

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The Routledge Handbook of Planning History

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The Routledge Handbook of Planning History

Carola Hein

History of architecture; Urban communities; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

2018 IPHS Special Book Prize Award Recipient The Routledge Handbook of Planning History offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary... [more]

$357.00

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Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy

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Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy

Marc Treib, Professor Luigi Latini

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

Paperback

Born in Florence in 1910, Pietro Porcinai grew up on the classic grounds of the Villa Gamberaia in Settignano where his father... [more]

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Hans Hollein and Postmodernism: Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985

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Hans Hollein and Postmodernism: Art and Architecture in Austria, 1958-1985...

Eva Branscome (University College London, UK)

Theory of art; Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Set within the broader context of post-war Austria and the re-education initiatives set up by the Allied forces, particularly... [more]

$231.00

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Simon Phipps Finding Brutalism: A Photographic Survey of Post-War British Architecture

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Simon Phipps Finding Brutalism: A Photographic Survey of Post-War British...

Hilar Stadler, Hilar Stadler

Individual photographers; History of architecture

Hardback

An illustrated survey of British post-war architecture, where Brutalism is a hallmark of the rebuilding of Britain after World... [more]

$75.00

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Colour and Light in Ancient and Medieval Art

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Colour and Light in Ancient and Medieval Art

Chloe N. Duckworth, Anne E. Sassin

History of art: ancient & classical art; History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History of architecture; Archaeology by period & region

Hardback

The myriad ways in which colour and light have been adapted and applied in the art, architecture, and material culture of... [more]

$242.00

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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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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Nomadic Homes. Architecture on the move

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Nomadic Homes. Architecture on the move

Russ Gray

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

Hardback

In this illustrated volume about nomadic homes, Philip Jodidio explores some of the most remarkable examples of homes on the... [more]

$125.00

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Critiquing the Modern in Architecture

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Critiquing the Modern in Architecture

Jaimini Mehta (Studio Jaimini Mehta, India)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Cultural studies

Paperback

Written over four decades, Critiquing the Modern in Architecture is a collection of essays exploring the ideological and metaphysical... [more]

$77.99

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Why are Most Buildings Rectangular?: And Other Essays on Geometry and Architecture

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Why are Most Buildings Rectangular?: And Other Essays on Geometry and Architecture...

Philip Steadman (University College London, UK)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

This book brings together a dozen of Philip Steadman's essays and papers on the geometry of architectural and urban form,... [more]

$77.99

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The Heart of the City: Legacy and Complexity of a Modern Design Idea

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The Heart of the City: Legacy and Complexity of a Modern Design Idea

Leonardo Zuccaro Marchi

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

Hardback

The Heart of the City concept, which was introduced at CIAM 8 in 1951, has played an important role in architectural and urban... [more]

$252.00

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Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean: New Research Directions

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Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean: New Research Directions

Daniel M. Millette, Daniel M. Millette

City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture

Hardback

New Directions in Urban Planning in the Ancient Mediterranean assembles the most up-to-date research on the design and construction... [more]

$252.00

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Architecture, Sculpture, and Painting of the First Goetheanum

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Architecture, Sculpture, and Painting of the First Goetheanum

Dr Rudolf Steiner

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture

Paperback

The planning, construction, and execution of the functional work of art that was the First Goetheanum was an endeavor that... [more]

$89.99

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Saarinen

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Saarinen

Pierluigi Serraino

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

Hardback

From the ubiquitous Knoll Tulip chairs and tables to the TWA terminal at JFK Airport in New York, Eero Saarinen was one... [more]

$25.00

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The Architecture of Medieval Churches: Theology of Love in Practice

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The Architecture of Medieval Churches: Theology of Love in Practice

John A.H. Lewis

Religious buildings; History of architecture; Medieval history

Hardback

Outgrowth of the author's thesis (Ph. D.<br /><br />--University of Otago)... [more]

$231.00

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