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History of architecture

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Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourse: Case studies of conceptual norms and aesthetic practices

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Architecture as Cultural and Political Discourse: Case studies of conceptual...

Daniel Grinceri

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Revision of author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Western Australia, 2011. [more]

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Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century

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Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century

Paul Dobraszczyk, Dr. Peter Sealy

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture

Paperback

The introduction of iron - and later steel - construction and decoration transformed architecture in the nineteenth-century.... [more]

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Bishop Robert Grosseteste and Lincoln Cathedral: Tracing Relationships between Medieval Concepts of Order and Built Form

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Bishop Robert Grosseteste and Lincoln Cathedral: Tracing Relationships between...

Professor Nicholas Temple, Professor John Shannon Hendrix, Christian Frost

Religious buildings; History of architecture; Church history

Paperback

Bishop Robert Grosseteste and Lincoln Cathedral is an in-depth investigation of Grosseteste's relationship to the medieval... [more]

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Nineteenth-Century Photographs and Architecture: Documenting History, Charting Progress, and Exploring the World

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Nineteenth-Century Photographs and Architecture: Documenting History, Charting...

Micheline Nilsen

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Photography & photographs; History of architecture; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

Paperback

Eschewing the limiting idea that nineteenth-century architecture photography merely reflects functionality, the objective... [more]

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World Heritage in Iran: Perspectives on Pasargadae

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World Heritage in Iran: Perspectives on Pasargadae

Ali Mozaffari

History of architecture; Archaeology; Geography; Human geography; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

This edited volume presents for the first time a broad, multi-disciplinary examination of Pasargadae by experts from both... [more]

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Biography, Identity and the Modern Interior

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Biography, Identity and the Modern Interior

Anne Massey, Penny Sparke

Professional interior design; History of architecture

Paperback

Through a series of case studies from the mid-eighteenth century to the start of the twenty-first, this collection of essays... [more]

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Victorian Perceptions of Renaissance Architecture

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Victorian Perceptions of Renaissance Architecture

Katherine Wheeler

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of architecture; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900

Paperback

In the mid-1880s The Builder, an influential British architectural journal, published an article characterizing Renaissance... [more]

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Sir John Soane's Influence on Architecture from 1791: A Continuing Legacy

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Sir John Soane's Influence on Architecture from 1791: A Continuing Legacy...

Oliver Bradbury

Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Paperback

A study of this 18th century British architect's impact on the work of others, extending globally and still indeed the case... [more]

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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

Hardback

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

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Unexpected Affinities: The History of Type in Architectural Project from Laugier to Duchamp

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Unexpected Affinities: The History of Type in Architectural Project from...

Pablo Meninato

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Hardback

While the concept of type has been present in architectural discourse since its formal introduction at the end of the eighteenth... [more]

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Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul

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Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul...

B. Deniz Calis-Kural

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture; Literature: history & criticism; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Society & culture: general

Paperback

Sehrengiz is an Ottoman genre of poetry written in honor of various cities and provincial towns of the Ottoman Empire from... [more]

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The Urban Department Store in America, 1850-1930

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The Urban Department Store in America, 1850-1930

Louisa Iarocci

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; History of architecture

Paperback

Between the mid nineteenth century and the 1930s, the urban department store arose as a built artifact and as a social institution... [more]

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River Cities, City Rivers

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River Cities, City Rivers

Thaisa Way

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Landscape art & architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Cities have been built alongside rivers throughout history-shaping the development of urban landscapes and altering ecologies.... [more]

$125.00

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Berthold Lubetkin's Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

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Berthold Lubetkin's Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English...

Deborah Lewittes (City University of New York, USA)

History of architecture; Urban communities; Jewish studies

Hardback

In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London,... [more]

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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

Hardback

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

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Greek Sanctuaries and Temple Architecture: An Introduction

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Greek Sanctuaries and Temple Architecture: An Introduction

Mary Emerson (Independent Scholar, UK)

History of architecture; Classical history & classical civilisation

Paperback

First published as 'Greek Sanctuaries: an introduction' in 2007. [more]

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Otto Wagner

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Otto Wagner

August Sarnitz

Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture

Hardback

Discover the groundbreaking structures of Otto Wagner One of Austria's most influential architects, Otto Wagner (1841 1918)... [more]

$25.00

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California Crazy

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California Crazy

Jim Heimann

History of architecture

Hardback

In this vivid new examination of a rogue architectural style, discover the roadside structures of California. Fresh discoveries... [more]

$100.00

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Radical Marble: Architectural Innovation from Antiquity to the Present

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Radical Marble: Architectural Innovation from Antiquity to the Present

J. Nicholas Napoli, William Tronzo

Architectural structure & design; History of architecture; Building construction & materials

Hardback

Marble is one of the great veins through the architectural tradition and fundamental building block of the Mediterranean world,... [more]

$242.00

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Modern Architecture and Religious Communities, 1850-1970: Building the Kingdom

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Modern Architecture and Religious Communities, 1850-1970: Building the Kingdom...

Kate Jordan (University of Westminster, UK), Ayla Lepine (University of Essex, UK)

Religious buildings; History of architecture

Hardback

Social groups formed around shared religious beliefs encountered significant change and challenges between the 1860s and the... [more]

$242.00

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California Captured: Mid-Century Modern Architecture, Marvin Rand

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California Captured: Mid-Century Modern Architecture, Marvin Rand

Pierluigi Serraino, Emily Bills, Sam Lubell

Individual photographers; History of architecture

Hardback

The style and mythology of Mid-Century Modern California architecture as seen through the expert lens of Marvin Rand [more]

$89.95

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Gold Coast: City and Architecture

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Gold Coast: City and Architecture

Andrew Leach

Art & Architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture

Hardback

The Gold Coast is Australia's most rapidly changing city - regularly compared to Miami and Las Vegas for its embrace of bad... [more]

$89.99

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New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism: Negotiating Nation and Islam through Built Environment in Turkey

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New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism: Negotiating Nation and Islam through...

Bulent Batuman (Bilkent University, Turkey)

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

Paperback

New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism claims that, in today's world, a research agenda concerning the relation between Islam... [more]

$75.99

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Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

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Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Aimi Hamraie

History of architecture; Disability: social aspects

Paperback

All too often,wrote disabled architect Ronald Mace, designers dont take the needs of disabled and elderly people into account.Building... [more]

$44.99

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Louis I. Kahn-Architect: Remembering the Man and Those Who Surrounded Him

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Louis I. Kahn-Architect: Remembering the Man and Those Who Surrounded Him...

Charles E. Dagit, Jr.

Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; History of the Americas

Paperback

Few people in the history of art and architecture have planted a seed of inspiration that grew to become a towering oak of... [more]

$48.99

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