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History of architecture

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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

Paperback

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

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Regions and Designed Landscapes in Georgian England

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Regions and Designed Landscapes in Georgian England

Sarah Spooner (University of East Anglia, UK)

Landscape art & architecture; History of architecture

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Garden design evolved hugely during the Georgian period - as symbols of wealth and stature, the landed aristocracy had been... [more]

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Architecture, Death and Nationhood: Monumental Cemeteries of Nineteenth-Century Italy

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Architecture, Death and Nationhood: Monumental Cemeteries of Nineteenth-Century...

Hannah Malone (Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Social & cultural history; Religion: general; Human geography

Paperback

In the nineteenth century, new cemeteries were built in many Italian cities that were unique in scale and grandeur, and which... [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

Hardback

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 Shaping of London: A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870

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The Shaping of London: A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870

Paul N. Balchin (University of Greenwich, UK)

History of architecture; British & Irish history; Industrialisation & industrial history

Hardback

Originally published in 2014, The Shaping of London chronologically examines the likely impact of wars, dynastic struggles,... [more]

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The Politics of Furniture: Identity, Diplomacy and Persuasion in Post-War Interiors

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The Politics of Furniture: Identity, Diplomacy and Persuasion in Post-War...

Fredie Flore (Fredie Flore Ku Leuven Belgium), Cammie McAtee (Cammie McAtee Independent Scholar)

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Furniture design; Theory of architecture; Professional interior design; History of architecture

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In many different parts of the world modern furniture elements have served as material expressions of power in the post-war... [more]

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Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition: Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975

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Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition: Dublin is building, 1935 -...

Ellen Rowley (University College Dublin, Ireland)

Residential buildings, domestic buildings; History of architecture; British & Irish history; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

This book presents an architectural overview of Dublin's mass-housing building boom from the 1930s to the 1970s. During this... [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

Hardback

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

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Material Bernini

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Material Bernini

Evonne Levy, Carolina Mangone

History of Art & Design Styles; Sculpture; History of architecture; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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Bringing together established and emerging specialists in seventeenth-century Italian sculpture, Material Bernini is the first... [more]

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Architecture and Anthropology

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Architecture and Anthropology

Adam Jasper

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Anthropology

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Both architecture and anthropology emerged as autonomous theoretical disciplines in the 18th-century enlightenment. Throughout... [more]

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Rood Screens

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Rood Screens

Richard Hayman

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

Paperback

The rood screen was the visual focus of the medieval parish church, dividing the nave from the chancel. Most were built of... [more]

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Visual Culture and Decolonisation in Britain

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Visual Culture and Decolonisation in Britain

Anandi Ramamurthy

Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; History of architecture; British & Irish history; Media studies; Ethnic studies

Hardback

Provides an analysis of the place of visual representations within the process of decolonisation during the period 1945 to... [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

Hardback

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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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

Hardback

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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Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture

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Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture

Anat Geva (Texas A&M University, USA)

Theory of architecture; Religious buildings; History of architecture

Hardback

Mid-20th century sacred architecture in America sought to bridge modernism with religion by abstracting cultural and faith... [more]

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Erik Gunnar Asplund: Landscapes and Buildings

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Erik Gunnar Asplund: Landscapes and Buildings

Malcolm Woollen (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Individual architects & architectural firms; Landscape art & architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

Taking an interdisciplinary approach, weaving together art, philosophy, history, and literature, this book investigates the... [more]

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House of Fashion: Haute Couture and the Modern Interior

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House of Fashion: Haute Couture and the Modern Interior

Jess Berry (Griffith University, Australia)

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Fashion design & theory; History of fashion; History of architecture

Paperback

Since Charles Fredrick Worth established his luxurious Maison de Couture in 1858, the interior has played a crucial role in... [more]

$49.99

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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]

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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]

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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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