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History of architecture

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Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde

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Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde

Dorita Hannah (Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, USA)

History of Art & Design Styles; Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Theatre Studies

Paperback

First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. [more]

$73.99

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World Architecture: A Cross-Cultural History

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World Architecture: A Cross-Cultural History

Richard Ingersoll

Architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

Richard Ingersoll's World Architecture: A Cross-Cultural History, Second Edition, provides the most comprehensive and contemporary... [more]

$177.95

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Christian Norberg-Schulz's Interpretation of Heidegger's Philosophy: Care, Place and Architecture

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Christian Norberg-Schulz's Interpretation of Heidegger's Philosophy: Care,...

Hendrik Auret (University of the Free State, South Africa)

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

Hardback

Christian Norberg-Schulz's Interpretation of Heidegger's Philosophy investigates the theoretical contribution of the world-renowned... [more]

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Bogdanovic by Bogdanovic: Yugoslav Memorials through the Eyes of their Architect

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Bogdanovic by Bogdanovic: Yugoslav Memorials through the Eyes of their Architect...

Bogdan Bogdanovic, Vladimir Kulic

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

Hardback

Presents Bogdan Bogdanovic's built oeuvre through his own eyes, in a selection of nearly fifty, recently discovered colour... [more]

$60.00

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The Printed and the Built: Architecture, Print Culture and Public Debate in the Nineteenth Century

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The Printed and the Built: Architecture, Print Culture and Public Debate...

Mari Hvattum, Anne Hultzsch

History of architecture

Paperback

The Printed and the Built explores the intricate relationship between architecture and printed media in the fast-changing... [more]

$53.99

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Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy: Urban Renewal, Race, and the Rise of Design in the Public Interest

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Revolt and Reform in Architecture's Academy: Urban Renewal, Race, and the...

William Richards

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

Paperback

Based on the author's thesis (doctoral--University of Virginia, 2010) under title: Revolt and reform in architecture's academy::... [more]

$77.99

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The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts

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The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of...

Frank Lyons (Director, Humane Architecture, UK)

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

Hardback

It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed... [more]

$242.00

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Chicago Architecture and Design (3rd edition)

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Chicago Architecture and Design (3rd edition)

Pridmore Jay

History of architecture

Hardback

An updated edition of the popular reference guide to Chicago architecture from the mid-19th century to present day [more]

$85.00

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Atlas of Brutalist Architecture: The New York Times Best Art Book of 2018

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Atlas of Brutalist Architecture: The New York Times Best Art Book of 2018...

Phaidon Editors

History of architecture

Hardback

The only book to document the world's finest examples of Brutalist architecture. More than 850 buildings - existing and demolished,... [more]

$175.00

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Modern London: An illustrated tour of London's cityscape from the 1920s to the present day

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Modern London: An illustrated tour of London's cityscape from the 1920s...

Lukas Novotny

History of architecture

Hardback

Modern London is an illustrated exploration of the capital's ever-changing cityscape, from the art deco factories of the 1920s... [more]

$24.99

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Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal: Reporting, Editing and Reconstructing in Post-War Europe

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Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal: Reporting, Editing...

Torsten Schmiedeknecht (University of Liverpool, UK), Andrew Peckham

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; History of architecture

Paperback

The production of this book stems from two of the editors' longstanding research interests: the representation of architecture... [more]

$73.99

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Visioning Technologies: The Architectures of Sight

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Visioning Technologies: The Architectures of Sight

Graham Cairns

History of Art & Design Styles; Graphic design; Theory of architecture; History of architecture; History of science

Paperback

Visioning Technologies brings together a collection of texts from leading theorists to examine how architecture has been,... [more]

$77.99

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Times of Creative Destruction: Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th

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Times of Creative Destruction: Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late...

Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre

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

Paperback

Times of Creative Destruction is about the years that followed the end of WWII, one of the most seminal and dramatic epochs... [more]

$77.99

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Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library

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Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle...

Ruth Conroy Dalton, Christoph Holscher

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Library & information sciences; Sociology; Cognition & cognitive psychology

Paperback

This book evaluates how we experience and understand buildings in different ways depending upon our academic and professional... [more]

$77.99

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Electric Light: An Architectural History

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Electric Light: An Architectural History

Sandy Isenstadt (Professor, University of Delaware)

Professional interior design; History of architecture; Heating, lighting, ventilation

Hardback

How electric light created new spaces that transformed the built environment and the perception of modern architecture. [more]

$94.99

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Beyond Utopia: Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia

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Beyond Utopia: Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia...

Agnes Nyilas

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

Megastructure proposals by the Japanese Metabolism group are commonly identified with the concept of utopia. Beyond this partial... [more]

$92.99

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Key Modern Architects: 50 Short Histories of Modern Architecture

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Key Modern Architects: 50 Short Histories of Modern Architecture

Andrew Higgott (University of East London, UK)

Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Paperback

Combining the clarity and accessibility of a textbook with in-depth reading and a critical approach, Key Modern Architects... [more]

$39.99

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The Fortifications of Pompeii and Ancient Italy

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The Fortifications of Pompeii and Ancient Italy

Ivo Van der Graaff

History of architecture; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Archaeology by period & region

Hardback

The fortifications of Pompeii stand as the ancient city's largest, oldest, and best preserved public monument. Over its 700-year... [more]

$221.00

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A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture: 1700-2014

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A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture: 1700-2014

Alla Aronova (State Institute of Arts Russia), Dr. Alexander Ortenberg (California State Polytechnic University Pomona)

History of architecture; Museums & museology

Hardback

This collection of thirteen vignettes addresses several important episodes in the history of Russian temporary architecture... [more]

$242.00

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The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design

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The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design...

Chris Brisbin (University of South Australia, Australia), Myra Thiessen (University of South Australia, Australia)

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

Hardback

The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design presents an in-depth exploration of criticism and... [more]

$368.00

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Aesthetics and Technology in Building: The Twenty-First-Century Edition

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Aesthetics and Technology in Building: The Twenty-First-Century Edition...

Pier Nervi

Individual architects & architectural firms; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture

Hardback

The UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The Pirelli skyscraper in Milan. The Palazetto dello Sport in Rome. The soaring beauty... [more]

$117.00

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Captured Landscape: Architecture and the Enclosed Garden

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Captured Landscape: Architecture and the Enclosed Garden

Kate Baker (Portsmouth University, UK)

Landscape art & architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture and landscape come together. It has a long and varied... [more]

$69.99

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Skyscraper

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Skyscraper

Dan Cruickshank

History of architecture; Social & cultural history

Hardback

The story of the first great skyscraper, and the transformation of the modern city. [more]

$34.99

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Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn

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Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn

Elisabetta Barizza (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy), Marco Falsetti (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture

Hardback

Louis I. Kahn was one of the most influential architects, thinkers and teachers of his time. This book examines the important... [more]

$242.00

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Shaping the American Interior: Structures, Contexts and Practices

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Shaping the American Interior: Structures, Contexts and Practices

Paula Lupkin (University of Noth Texas, USA), Penny Sparke (Kingston University, UK)

Professional interior design; History of architecture

Paperback

Bringing together 12 original essays, Shaping the American Interior maps out, for the first time, the development and definition... [more]

$73.99

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