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History of architecture

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Architectures of Transversality: Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination

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Architectures of Transversality: Paul Klee, Louis Kahn and the Persian Imagination...

Shima Mohajeri (University of Washington, USA)

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

Hardback

Outgrowth of the author's thesis (doctoral--Texas A & M University, 2013) under the title: On the dialectic of silence: Klee,... [more]

$242.00

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Women Architects in India: Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi

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Women Architects in India: Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi

Mary N. Woods

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Society & culture: general; Gender studies, gender groups

Paperback

With a study of how women have shaped the modern Indian built environment from the independence struggle, this book reveals... [more]

$77.99

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A New History of Modern Architecture

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A New History of Modern Architecture

Colin Davies

History of architecture

Paperback

Combining a fascinating, thought-provoking and - above all - readable text with over 800 photographs, plans and sections,... [more]

$55.00

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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

Hardback

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

$231.00

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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

Hardback

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

$231.00

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Symbol of Divine Light: The Lamp in Islamic Culture and Other Traditions

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Symbol of Divine Light: The Lamp in Islamic Culture and Other Traditions...

Nicholas Stone

Professional interior design; History of architecture; History of religion; Islam; The Koran

Paperback

Symbol of Divine Light presents an overview of the history and significance of the lamp in Islamic culture and other traditions.... [more]

$37.99

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Architecture and Tourism in Italian Colonial Libya: An Ambivalent Modernism

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Architecture and Tourism in Italian Colonial Libya: An Ambivalent Modernism...

Brian L. McLaren

History of architecture

Paperback

To be a tourist in Libya during the period of Italian colonization was to experience a complex negotiation of cultures. Architecture... [more]

$65.00

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You Say to Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn

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You Say to Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn

Wendy Lesser

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

Paperback

The first biography of the iconic American architect that delves fully into his life and work. [more]

$24.99

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American House Styles: A Concise Guide

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American House Styles: A Concise Guide

John Milnes Baker

Residential buildings, domestic buildings; History of architecture

Hardback

An engaging historical account and an attractive, practical resource. -Booklist [more]

$43.95

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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

Hardback

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

$231.00

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Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980

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Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980

Tamara Bjazic Klarin, Vladimir Deskov, Andrew Herscher

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; History of architecture; European history

Hardback

Published in conjunction with a major survey exhibition on the architectural production of Yugoslavia between 1948 and 1980,... [more]

$90.00

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The Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids

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The Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids...

Alexandra Lange

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of architecture; Advice on parenting; Antiques & collectables: toys, games & models

Hardback

From building blocks to city blocks, an eye-opening exploration of how children's playthings and physical surroundings affect... [more]

$37.99

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Shakespeare Dwelling: Designs for the Theater of Life

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Shakespeare Dwelling: Designs for the Theater of Life

Julia Reinhard Lupton (University of California Irvine USA)

Renaissance art; History of architecture; Shakespeare studies & criticism; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

Great halls and hovels, dove-houses and sheepcotes, mountain cells and seaside shelters--these are some of the spaces in which... [more]

$54.99

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Luxury and Modernism: Architecture and the Object in Germany 1900-1933

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Luxury and Modernism: Architecture and the Object in Germany 1900-1933

Robin Schuldenfrei

Art & Architecture; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture

Hardback

This beautifully illustrated book provides a new interpretation of modern architecture and design in Germany during the heyday... [more]

$122.00

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Drawing on Architecture: The Object of Lines, 1970-1990

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Drawing on Architecture: The Object of Lines, 1970-1990

Jordan Kauffman (Lecturer in Fine Arts, Brandeis University)

Drawing & drawings; Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Hardback

How architectural drawings emerged as aesthetic objects, promoted by a network of galleries, collectors, and institutions,... [more]

$74.99

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How to Love Brutalism

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How to Love Brutalism

John Grindrod

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture

Hardback

A collection of 20 personal and passionate essays on why controversial Brutalist buildings are so loved. Illustrated with... [more]

$24.99

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Exhibit A: Exhibitions That Transformed Architecture, 1948-2000

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Exhibit A: Exhibitions That Transformed Architecture, 1948-2000

Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen

History of architecture

Hardback

The first book to explore the world's most significant architectural exhibitions of the 20th century [more]

$120.00

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Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

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Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C....

Cameron Logan

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

Paperback

Historic Capital shows how Washington, D.C.'s historic buildings and neighborhoods have been a site of contestation between... [more]

$39.99

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Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935: The Gender of Ornament

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Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935: The Gender of Ornament...

Bridget Elliott, Janice Helland

The Arts: General & Reference; Theory of art; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Fashion & textiles: design; History of architecture

Hardback

This text examines the decorative strategies of late 19th- and early 20th-century women artists, concentrating in particular... [more]

$208.00

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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

Hardback

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

$284.00

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Ruskin's Venice:  The Stones Revisited New Edition

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Ruskin's Venice: The Stones Revisited New Edition

Sarah Quill

History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600; Individual photographers; History of architecture

Paperback

In Ruskin's Venice: The Stones Revisited, newly published in a paperback edition of the 2015 New Edition, photographer Sarah... [more]

$54.99

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On Accident: Episodes in Architecture and Landscape

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On Accident: Episodes in Architecture and Landscape

Edward Eigen (Associate Professor of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Harvard University)

Landscape art & architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

Engaging essays that roam across uncertain territory, in search of sunken forests, unclassifiable islands, inflammable skies,... [more]

$64.99

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Algarve Building: Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925-1965

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Algarve Building: Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of...

Dr. Ricardo Agarez

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

Paperback

Focusing on the design and building practices developed in the Portuguese region of the Algarve over four decades, from Modern... [more]

$79.99

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Part-Architecture: The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris

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Part-Architecture: The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire...

Emma Cheatle

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

Paperback

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$79.99

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Ideological Equals: Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989

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Ideological Equals: Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989

Mary Pepchinski (Hochschule fur Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden, Germany), Mariann Simon (Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary)

History of architecture; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Ideological Equals: Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989 presents an alternative narrative of women in architecture.... [more]

$79.99

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