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History of architecture

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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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Women in Architecture

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Women in Architecture

Sumita Singha (Self-employed Architect, UK)

Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture; Gender studies: women

Hardback

With a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected materials in their historical and... [more]

$1911.00

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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]

$95.99

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The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico: Five centuries of urban and architectural experimentation

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The Architecture of San Juan de Puerto Rico: Five centuries of urban and...

Arleen Pabon-Charneco (Florida A&m University USA)

City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Conservation of buildings & building materials

Paperback

As San Juan nears the 500th anniversary of its founding, Arleen Pabon-Charneco explores the urban and architectural developments... [more]

$77.99

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Activism in Architecture: Bright Dreams of Passive Energy Design

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Activism in Architecture: Bright Dreams of Passive Energy Design

Margot McDonald (California Polytechnic State University, USA), Carolina Dayer (Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark)

Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; Global warming; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Hardback

This edited collection gathers contributions from a diverse range of renowned scholars and professionals to uncover the unique... [more]

$242.00

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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

Paperback

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

$62.99

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Religion and Art in the Heart of Modern Manhattan: St. Peter's Church and the Louise Nevelson Chapel

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Religion and Art in the Heart of Modern Manhattan: St. Peter's Church and...

Aaron Rosen

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Religious subjects depicted in art; History of architecture

Paperback

When you're in New York the sculptor Louise Nevelson once said, you're in perpetual resurrection. She might have said the... [more]

$77.99

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Artistic Practices and Cultural Transfer in Early Modern Italy: Essays in Honour of Deborah Howard

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Artistic Practices and Cultural Transfer in Early Modern Italy: Essays in...

Nebahat Avcioglu, Allison Sherman

Renaissance art; History of architecture

Paperback

Showcasing both the diversity within and the porosity between the 'centre' and 'periphery' in Renaissance art, this volume... [more]

$77.99

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Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior

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Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior

Erin J. Campbell

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; History of architecture

Paperback

Though portraits of old women mediate cultural preoccupations just as effectively as those of younger women, the scant published... [more]

$77.99

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George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City

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George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City

Julia King

The Arts: General & Reference; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of architecture; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

During his lifetime, the work of architect George Hadfield (1763-1826) was highly regarded, both in England and the United... [more]

$77.99

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Casa Moderna: Latin American Living

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Casa Moderna: Latin American Living

Philip Jodidio

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; History of architecture

Hardback

A dazzling showcase of the best contemporary residential projects across Central and South America. [more]

$70.00

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Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon: Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions

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Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon: Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions...

Denise Maior-Barron (The Huntington Library, USA)

History of architecture; Museums & museology; European history; Cultural studies

Hardback

Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon challenges common perceptions of the last Queen of France, appraising the role she played... [more]

$242.00

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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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New History of Modern Architecture

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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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