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History of architecture

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The Ten Most Influential Buildings in History: Architecture's Archetypes

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The Ten Most Influential Buildings in History: Architecture's Archetypes...

Simon Unwin (University of Dundee, UK)

Architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

Even the most inventive and revolutionary architects of today owe debts to the past, often to the distant past when architecture... [more]

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How to Read Towns and Cities: A Crash Course in Urban Architecture

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How to Read Towns and Cities: A Crash Course in Urban Architecture

Jonathan Glancey

Architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Historical geography

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How to Read Towns & Cities is a pocket-sized primer to understanding the forces that have shaped the world's cities. It takes... [more]

$21.99

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The Destruction of Memory: Architecture at War

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The Destruction of Memory: Architecture at War

Robert Bevan

Architecture; Theory of architecture; History of architecture; General & world history; Military history

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Now available in an expanded 2nd Edition, this is a polemical account of the destruction of architecture in war. [more]

$24.99

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After the Fire: London Churches in the Age of Wren, Hooke, Hawksmoor and Gibbs

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After the Fire: London Churches in the Age of Wren, Hooke, Hawksmoor and...

Angelo Hornak

Religious buildings; History of architecture; History

Hardback

A stunning history of London Churches built after the Great Fire [more]

$149.95

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Great Houses of London

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Great Houses of London

James Stourton

Residential buildings, domestic buildings; History of architecture; History

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The story of the great houses of London, for the most part disguised behind sober facades, revealing the astonishing riches... [more]

$75.00

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celebrating British architecture 100 Buildings, 100 Years

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celebrating British architecture 100 Buildings, 100 Years

Twentieth Century Society

Architecture; History of architecture

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A celebration of the most important architecture in Britain from the 20th and 21st-century. From Art Deco, through pre-fabs... [more]

$49.99

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Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

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Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Christina Riggs (Senior Lecturer, School of Art History and World Art Studies, University of East Anglia)

History of art: ancient & classical art; History of architecture; History

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In this Very Short Introduction Christina Riggs explores the visual arts produced in Egypt over a span of some 4,000 years.... [more]

$19.95

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Guide To The Architecture Of London

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Guide To The Architecture Of London

Edward Jones, Christopher Woodward

Architecture; History of architecture

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London has an unrivalled richness of architecture, from its squares and houses to its palaces and churches. This is the only... [more]

$55.00

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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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Australia: Modern Architectures in History

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Australia: Modern Architectures in History

Harry Margalit

Art & Architecture; History of architecture

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A new, highly illustrated history of modern architecture in Australia. [more]

$59.99

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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]

$54.99

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A Chronology of Architecture: A Cultural Timeline from Stone Circles to Skyscrapers

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A Chronology of Architecture: A Cultural Timeline from Stone Circles to...

John Zukowsky

Architecture; History of architecture

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A fresh take on the history of architecture, using cultural timelines to reveal little-known connections between society,... [more]

$49.99

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Plagued By Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright

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Plagued By Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright

Paul Hendrickson

Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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'A MASTERFUL PORTRAIT OF THE FLAWED CREATOR OF FLAWLESS BUILDINGS' - SIMON JENKINSFrom the award-winning and best-selling... [more]

$55.00

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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

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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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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]

$54.99

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The History of Architecture

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The History of Architecture

Michael Stephenson

Architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

Civilizations can be judged, at least to some extent, by their man-made structures. For certain early cultures that left limited... [more]

$27.99

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Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

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Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney...

Cristina Garduno Freeman (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Art & Architecture; Concert halls, arenas, stadia; History of architecture; Sociology: sport & leisure

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This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage... [more]

$77.99

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Journey Into Dreamtime

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Journey Into Dreamtime

Munya Andrews

History of art: ancient & classical art; History of architecture; Biography: general; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Indigenous peoples

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A book that tells about the magical world of Aboriginal Dreamtime and sharing the world's oldest living culture. [more]

$46.99

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The Irish Aesthete: Ruins of Ireland

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The Irish Aesthete: Ruins of Ireland

Robert O'Byrne

Architecture; History of architecture; Interior design, decor & style guides; The countryside, country life

Hardback

Go on a journey with Robert O'Byrne as he brings fascinating Irish ruins to life. [more]

$45.00

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The Art of Japanese Architecture: History / Culture / Design

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The Art of Japanese Architecture: History / Culture / Design

D. Young, Michiko Young

Photographs: collections; Architecture; Professional interior design; History of architecture; History

Hardback

The Art of Japanese Architecture provides a unique overview of Japanese architecture in its historical and cultural context.... [more]

$34.99

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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; 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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Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America

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Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America

Jonathan Mekinda, Teri J. Edelstein, Lisa D. Schrenk, Neil Harris

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architecture; History of architecture

Hardback

An expansive take on American Art Deco that explores Chicago's pivotal role in developing the architecture, graphic design,... [more]

$143.00

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Our Voices: Indigeneity and Architecture

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Our Voices: Indigeneity and Architecture

Rebecca Kiddle, Patrick Stewart, Kevin O'Brien

History of art: pre-history; Architecture; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture; Social & cultural history; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

Our Voices: Indigeneity and Architecture is an exciting advance in the field of architecture offering multiple indigenous... [more]

$42.99

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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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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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