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History of architecture

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Reformations: From High Renaissance to Mannerism in the new West of religious contention and colonial expansion

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Reformations: From High Renaissance to Mannerism in the new West of religious...

Christopher Tadgell

History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600; History of architecture

Paperback

Unprecedented in scope, this fifth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the rediscovery of Classical ideas... [more]

$98.99

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Transformations: Baroque and Rococo in the age of absolutism and the Church Triumphant

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Transformations: Baroque and Rococo in the age of absolutism and the Church...

Christopher Tadgell

Architecture; Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

Unprecedented in scope - like its companion volume on the High Renaissance, Mannerism - this sixth volume in the Architecture... [more]

$98.99

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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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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Architectural Conservation and Restoration in Norway and Russia

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Architectural Conservation and Restoration in Norway and Russia

Evgeny Khodakovsky

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture; Museums & museology; Conservation of buildings & building materials

Hardback

Norway and Russia have been closely related through the ages, both geographically and historically, and have experienced similar... [more]

$231.00

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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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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Architects' Gravesites: A Serendipitous Guide

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Architects' Gravesites: A Serendipitous Guide

Henry H. Kuehn

Memorials, monuments; History of architecture

Paperback

An illustrated guide to the monumental and non-monumental final resting places of famous architects from Aalto Alvar to Frank... [more]

$38.99

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Hitler at Home

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Hitler at Home

Despina Stratigakos

Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Professional interior design; History of architecture; History; Fascism & Nazism

Paperback

A revelatory look at the residences of Adolf Hitler, illuminating their powerful role in constructing and promoting the dictator's... [more]

$39.99

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The Break with the Past: Avant-Garde Architecture in Germany, 1910 - 1925

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The Break with the Past: Avant-Garde Architecture in Germany, 1910 - 1925...

Deborah Ascher Barnstone (University of Technology, Australia)

History of architecture; European history; First World War

Hardback

Between 1918 and 1933 the German interwar avant-garde was a primary force driving European cultural innovation and modernism.... [more]

$231.00

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Architectural Colossi and the Human Body: Buildings and Metaphors

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Architectural Colossi and the Human Body: Buildings and Metaphors

Charalampos Politakis (Artist and Researcher, Greece)

History of architecture

Hardback

The human body has been used as both a model and metaphor in architecture since antiquity. This book explores how it has been... [more]

$231.00

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Carlo Scarpa

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Carlo Scarpa

Robert McCarter

Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Paperback

The acclaimed survey of the life and works of the celebrated Italian modernist master, available for the first time in paperback... [more]

$65.00

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Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Spirit in Byzantium

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Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Spirit in Byzantium

Bissera V. Pentcheva

History of architecture; linguistics

Hardback

Examines the aesthetic principles and spiritual operations at work in Hagia Sophia. Drawing on art and architectural history,... [more]

$118.00

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Abandoned: The most beautiful and forgotten places from around the world

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Abandoned: The most beautiful and forgotten places from around the world...

Photographs: collections; History of architecture; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

The places time forgotFrom the magical empty theatres of Detroit to the lost playgrounds of Chernobyl, there are places across... [more]

$35.00

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A New History of Modern Architecture

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A New History of Modern Architecture

Colin Davies

History of architecture

Hardback

This book questions received notions about modern architecture and embraces all of the important architectural movements and... [more]

$100.00

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Architecture History and Theory in Reverse: From an Information Age to Eras of Meaning

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Architecture History and Theory in Reverse: From an Information Age to Eras...

Jassen Callender (Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, USA)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Hardback

This book looks at architecture history in reverse, in order to follow chains of precedents back through time to see how ideas... [more]

$242.00

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The Guggenheim: Frank Lloyd Wright's Iconoclastic Masterpiece

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The Guggenheim: Frank Lloyd Wright's Iconoclastic Masterpiece

Francesco Dal Co

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; History of architecture

Hardback

The captivating tale of the plans and personalities behind one of New York City's most radical and recognizable buildings... [more]

$44.99

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HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture

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HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture

Tony Monk, Edward Denison

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture

Hardback

Since its sudden and dramatic formation upon winning the competition to design Paisley Civic Centre in 1963, Hutchison, Locke... [more]

$210.00

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Mobilising Housing Histories: Learning from London's Past for a Sustainable Future

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Mobilising Housing Histories: Learning from London's Past for a Sustainable...

Peter Guillery, David Kroll

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

The problem of creating affordable, adequate housing for a growing population is not a new one. This book, for anyone with... [more]

$94.99

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Ornament is Crime: Modernist Architecture

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Ornament is Crime: Modernist Architecture

Albert Hill, Matt Gibberd

Architecture; History of architecture

Hardback

An unprecedented homage to modernist architecture from the 1920s up to the present day [more]

$59.95

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Marco Frascari's Dream House: A Theory of Imagination

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Marco Frascari's Dream House: A Theory of Imagination

Marco Frascari (Carleton University, Canada), Federica Goffi (Carleton University, Canada)

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; History of architecture

Paperback

This previously unpublished work is essential reading for anyone who has followed Marco Frascari's scholarship and teachings... [more]

$65.99

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Reclaiming the Roman Capitol: Santa Maria in Aracoeli from the Altar of Augustus to the Franciscans, c. 500-1450

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Reclaiming the Roman Capitol: Santa Maria in Aracoeli from the Altar of...

Claudia Bolgia

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture; European history; Medieval history

Hardback

Prominently located on the Arx, the northern summit of the Capitoline hill, S. Maria in Aracoeli is the most significant medieval... [more]

$210.00

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Tastemaker: Elizabeth Gordon, House Beautiful, and the Postwar American Home

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Tastemaker: Elizabeth Gordon, House Beautiful, and the Postwar American...

Monica Penick

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual designers; Professional interior design; History of architecture

Hardback

A riveting and superbly illustrated account of the enigmatic House Beautiful editor's profound influence on mid-century American... [more]

$115.00

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Pantheons: Transformations of a Monumental Idea

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Pantheons: Transformations of a Monumental Idea

Richard Wrigley, Matthew Craske

Art styles not defined by date; History of architecture; Classical history & classical civilisation; Social & cultural history

Paperback

This collection of essays if the first to trace the transformation of the monumental idea of a pantheon from its origns in... [more]

$88.99

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Reassessing Nikolaus Pevsner

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Reassessing Nikolaus Pevsner

Peter Draper

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Architecture; History of architecture; British & Irish history

Paperback

This collection of essays, based on papers delivered at the Conference held at Birbeck in celebration of the centenary of... [more]

$88.99

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Villard's Legacy: Studies in Medieval Technology, Science and Art in Memory of Jean Gimpel

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Villard's Legacy: Studies in Medieval Technology, Science and Art in Memory...

Marie-Therese Zenner

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture; European history; Medieval history; History of science

Paperback

Villard's Legacy is in memory of the celebrated iconoclastic historian, Jean Gimpel, and represents a fundamental contribution... [more]

$88.99

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Modernism and the Mediterranean: The Maeght Foundation

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Modernism and the Mediterranean: The Maeght Foundation

Dr. Jan K. Birksted

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; History of architecture; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Jan Birksted shows how the Maeght Foundation building articulated the ideas of the modernists whilst it was being constructed... [more]

$88.99

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