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History of architecture

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Neocolonialism and Built Heritage: Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe

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Neocolonialism and Built Heritage: Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and...

Daniel E. Coslett (Western Washington University, USA)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Literary studies: post-colonial literature; Colonialism & imperialism; Conservation of buildings & building materials

Hardback

Architectural relics of nineteenth and twentieth-century colonialism dot cityscapes throughout our globalizing world, just... [more]

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The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future

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The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future

Jonathan Hill (The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK)

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture; Conservation of buildings & building materials

Paperback

The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future identifies an alternative and significant history of architecture... [more]

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The Castle in England and Wales: An Interpretive History

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The Castle in England and Wales: An Interpretive History

D.J. Cathcart King

Castles & fortifications; History of architecture; British & Irish history; Medieval history

Hardback

Originally published in 1988, The Castles in England and Wales is a comprehensive treatment of the archaeology of the castles... [more]

$189.00

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Exploring Castles

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Exploring Castles

W. Douglas Simpson

Castles & fortifications; History of architecture; British & Irish history; Medieval history

Hardback

Originally published in 1957, Exploring Castles examines the 'classic' castle story. The book traces the origins of castles... [more]

$168.00

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Architecture of Defeat

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Architecture of Defeat

Kengo Kuma (Kengo Kuma Architects and Associates, Japan)

Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture

Hardback

Originally Published in 2002 by Iwanami Shoten, Publishers, Tokyo. [more]

$242.00

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The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

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The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

Bridget Elliott, Michael Windover

History of Art & Design Styles; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of architecture

Hardback

Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This... [more]

$315.00

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Sir Christopher Wren

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Sir Christopher Wren

Paul Rabbitts

History of architecture; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Church history

Paperback

Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723) is now mostly remembered as a genius of architecture - but he was also an accomplished polymath,... [more]

$19.99

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How to Read Skyscrapers: A crash course in high-rise architecture

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How to Read Skyscrapers: A crash course in high-rise architecture

Edward Denison

Architectural structure & design; History of architecture

Paperback

How To Read Skyscrapers offers a deep and rich understanding of the skyscraper by providing a comprehensive account of this... [more]

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Women Architects and Modernism in India: Narratives and Contemporary Practices

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Women Architects and Modernism in India: Narratives and Contemporary Practices...

Madhavi Desai (Madhavi Desai, Adjunct Faculty, Faculty of Architecture, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India)

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture

Paperback

Studies on architecture in South Asia continue to ignore women in canonical histories of the discipline. This book attempts... [more]

$77.99

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The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

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The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

Inmaculada Rodriguez-Moya, Victor Minguez

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture; Classical history & classical civilisation; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history

Paperback

This monograph is a study of the artistic production that formed part of the various lists of the Seven Wonders that lasted... [more]

$77.99

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Japan and the West: An Architectural Dialogue

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Japan and the West: An Architectural Dialogue

Neil Jackson

History of architecture

Hardback

Based on extensive research, this book provides a synthetic overview that brings together the main themes of Japanese and... [more]

$133.99

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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

Paperback

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

$36.99

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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

Paperback

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

$73.99

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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

Paperback

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

$77.99

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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

Paperback

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

$62.99

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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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures (OPEN ACCESS)

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Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures (OPEN ACCESS)

Tauri Tuvikene (Tallin University, Estonia), Wladimir Sgibnev (Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography, Germany), Carola S. Neugebauer (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Social & cultural anthropology; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures critically elaborates on often forgotten, but some of the most essential, aspects of... [more]

$242.00

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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

Hardback

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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100 Churches 100 Years

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100 Churches 100 Years

Twentieth Century Society

Religious buildings; History of architecture; Church history

Hardback

This book features 100 churches built since 1914, showing the development of modern church architecture in Britain. From Spence's... [more]

$44.99

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Holford: A Study in Architecture, Planning and Civic Design

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Holford: A Study in Architecture, Planning and Civic Design

Gordon E. Cherry, Leith Penny

Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Originally published in 1986 Holford is not just a biography of a major architect, planner and civic designer. In describing... [more]

$208.00

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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

Paperback

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

$77.99

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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

Paperback

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

$77.99

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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

Hardback

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

$112.99

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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

Paperback

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

$69.99

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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

Paperback

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

$73.99

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