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History of architecture

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This Must Be The Place: An Architectural History of Popular Music Performance Venues

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This Must Be The Place: An Architectural History of Popular Music Performance...

Robert Kronenburg (University of Liverpool, UK)

History of architecture; Music reviews & criticism

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This Must Be The Place is the first architectural history of popular music performance space, describing its beginnings, its... [more]

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Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture

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Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture

Erik Champion (Curtin University, Australia)

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Professional interior design; History of architecture; Human geography

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Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture presents a communicable and useful definition of organic architecture... [more]

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Provisional Cities: Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene

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Provisional Cities: Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene

Renata Tyszczuk (University of Sheffield, UK)

Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Geology & the lithosphere

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This book considers the provisional nature of cities in relation to the Anthropocene - the proposed geological epoch of human-induced... [more]

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An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice

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An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice...

Nadir Lahiji

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: aesthetics

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In this manifesto, the author takes a leap of faith. It is a faith in Lost Causes. He asserts that today, architectonic reason... [more]

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Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation

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Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation

Mhairi McVicar (Senior Lecturer, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK)

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

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This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily life of... [more]

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Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture

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Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture

Shonaleeka Kaul (Associate Professor of Ancient Indian History in the Centre for Historical Studies, JNU)

History of architecture; Asian history; Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Regional geography

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Outlines the nature of changes in key areas such as materials, communications and goods and examines the new ideologies of... [more]

$231.00

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Towards a Public Space: Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the Modern City

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Towards a Public Space: Le Corbusier and the Greco-Latin Tradition in the...

Marta Sequeira (University of Evora, Portugal)

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

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Le Corbusier is well-known for his architectural accomplishments, which have been extensively discussed in literature. Towards... [more]

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Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

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Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

Bissera Pentcheva

History of architecture; Medieval & Renaissance music (c 1000 to c 1600); Classical history & classical civilisation; Religion: general

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Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this multidisciplinary collection... [more]

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Aldo Rossi and the Spirit of Architecture

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Aldo Rossi and the Spirit of Architecture

Diane Ghirardo

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

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An essential new look at the Italian architect, writer, and designer whose work paved the way for the postmodern movement... [more]

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The Production Sites of Architecture

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The Production Sites of Architecture

Sophia Psarra (University College London, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; History of architecture

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The Production Sites of Architecture examines the intimate link between material sites and meaning. It explores questions... [more]

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Modern Architecture and the End of Empire

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Modern Architecture and the End of Empire

Mark Crinson

The Arts: General & Reference; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Mark Crinson's study is concerned with the relation between architecture and those events and processes that make up the so-called... [more]

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Occidentalist Perceptions of European Architecture in Nineteenth-Century Persian Travel Diaries: Travels in Farangi Space

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Occidentalist Perceptions of European Architecture in Nineteenth-Century...

Vahid Vahdat

History of architecture

Paperback

Based on the author's thesis (doctoral--Texas A & M University, 2014) under the title: Imagining the modern: an Occidentalist... [more]

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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

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

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Modernism and the Making of the Soviet New Man

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Modernism and the Making of the Soviet New Man

Tijana Vujosevic

Landscape art & architecture; History of architecture; Gender studies: men

Paperback

Modernism and the Making of the New Man is a history or Soviet architecture that is unique in that, instead of styles or great... [more]

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Soviet Asia: Soviet Modernist Architecture in Central Asia

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Soviet Asia: Soviet Modernist Architecture in Central Asia

Roberto Conte, Stefano Perego

Photographs: collections; History of architecture

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A fantastic collection of Soviet Asian architecture, many photographed here for the first time Soviet Asia explores the... [more]

$45.00

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Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art - The Arthur Drexler Years, 1951-1986

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Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art - The Arthur Drexler...

Thomas S. Hines

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; History of architecture; Museums & museology; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

A comprehensive and fascinating look at the history of the Museum of Modern Art's Architecture and Design Department under... [more]

$76.00

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Chinese Architecture: A History

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Chinese Architecture: A History

Nancy Steinhardt

History of Art & Design Styles; History of architecture; Black & Asian studies

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An unprecedented survey of the origins and evolution of Chinese architecture, from the last millennia BCE to today Throughout... [more]

$125.00

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Understanding Medieval Liturgy: Essays in Interpretation

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Understanding Medieval Liturgy: Essays in Interpretation

Helen Gittos, Sarah Hamilton

History of architecture; History; Medieval history; History of religion; Christianity

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This book provides an introduction to current work and new directions in the study of medieval liturgy. It focuses primarily... [more]

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The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire

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The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire

Mehr Azar Soheil

Memorials, monuments; History of architecture; Conservation of buildings & building materials

Paperback

Based loosely on the author's thesis (doctoral--Universit a degli studi di Roma La Sapienza, 2000) under the title: Persepolis:... [more]

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The Long Lives of Medieval Art and Architecture

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The Long Lives of Medieval Art and Architecture

Jennifer M. Feltman, Sarah Thompson

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

Hardback

Traditional histories of medieval art and architecture often privilege the moment of a work's creation, yet surviving works... [more]

$242.00

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Ottoman Baroque: The Architectural Refashioning of Eighteenth-Century Istanbul

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Ottoman Baroque: The Architectural Refashioning of Eighteenth-Century Istanbul...

Unver Rustem

Art & design styles: Baroque; Decorative arts; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; History of architecture

Hardback

A new approach to late Ottoman visual culture and its relationship with the West. [more]

$135.00

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Ugliness and Judgment: On Architecture in the Public Eye

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Ugliness and Judgment: On Architecture in the Public Eye

Timothy Hyde

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; European history; Philosophy: aesthetics; Legal history

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A novel interpretation of architecture, ugliness, and the social consequences of aesthetic judgment When buildings are... [more]

$68.00

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The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1949-1964

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The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1949-1964

Juliana Maxim (Associate Professor of Art History and Architecture, University of San Diego, USA)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; The Cold War; Regional geography

Paperback

The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism written... [more]

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The Amusement Park: History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure

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The Amusement Park: History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure

Jason Wood

History of architecture; Library & information sciences; Social & cultural history; Tourism industry; Human geography

Paperback

Cyclone, Revolution, Corkscrew; Luna Park, Pleasure Beach, Dreamland - names and places instantly familiar to rollercoaster... [more]

$77.99

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Architecture and the Landscape of Modernity in China before 1949

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Architecture and the Landscape of Modernity in China before 1949

Edward Denison

City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Social & cultural history; Colonialism & imperialism

Paperback

This book explores China's encounter with architecture and modernity in the tumultuous epoch before Communism - an encounter... [more]

$77.99

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