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History of architecture

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Mid-Century Modern Interiors: The Ideas that Shaped Interior Design in America

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Mid-Century Modern Interiors: The Ideas that Shaped Interior Design in America...

Lucinda Kaukas Havenhand (Syracuse University, USA)

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Architecture; History of architecture; Interior design, decor & style guides

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Mid-Century Modern Interiors explores the history of interior design during arguably its most iconic and influential period.<br... [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

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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, FUEL

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]

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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

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

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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]

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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

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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

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

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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

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

$139.00

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Gordon Matta-Clark: Physical Poetics

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Gordon Matta-Clark: Physical Poetics

Frances Richard

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; History of architecture; Biography: arts & entertainment; Literary theory

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Bringing a poet's perspective to an artist's archive, this highly original book examines wordplay in the art and thought of... [more]

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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]

$69.00

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Corridors: Passages of Modernity

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Corridors: Passages of Modernity

Roger Luckhurst

History of architecture; History: specific events & topics

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We spend our lives moving through passages, hallways, corridors and gangways, yet they do not feature in architectural histories,... [more]

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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

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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]

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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

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

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Architecture, Festival and the City

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Architecture, Festival and the City

Jemma Browne (Birmingham City University, UK), Christian Frost (Birmingham City University, UK), Ray Lucas

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

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Historically the urban festival served as an occasion for affirming shared convictions and identities in the life of the city.... [more]

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Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

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Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

Paul Emmons (Virginia Tech, USA), Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer (Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling. Fundamental to our perception, memory, and thought is the way... [more]

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Riverine: Architecture and Rivers

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Riverine: Architecture and Rivers

Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture; History of architecture; Limnology (freshwater); Urban & municipal planning

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Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world's largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban... [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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From Stone to Paper: Architecture as History in the Late Mughal Empire

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From Stone to Paper: Architecture as History in the Late Mughal Empire

Chanchal B. Dadlani

History of architecture

Hardback

By the 18th century, the Mughal Empire was well beyond its so-called golden age. Its control of the Indian subcontinent was... [more]

$102.00

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Pierre Koenig - A View from the Archive

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Pierre Koenig - A View from the Archive

Neil Jackson

Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

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A heavily illustrated and highly designed tribute to Los Angeles architect Pierre Koenig, a key figure of the Los Angeles... [more]

$89.00

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Dublin's Bourgeois Homes: Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901

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Dublin's Bourgeois Homes: Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901

Susan Galavan (University of Leuven, Belgium)

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

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In 1859, Dubliners strolling along country roads witnessed something new emerging from the green fields. The Victorian house... [more]

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From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities: Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia

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From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities: Cultural Politics of Architecture,...

Alexander C. Diener (University of Kansas, USA), Joshua Hagen (Marshall University, USA)

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

Paperback

The development of post-socialist cities has become a major field of study among critical theorists from across the social... [more]

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