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History of architecture

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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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Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present

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Books, Buildings and Social Engineering: Early Public Libraries in Britain...

Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw

History of architecture; British & Irish history

Paperback

An important influence on the cultural and educational life of the country, British public libraries began to be supported... [more]

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Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204-1669: Whose Mediterranean Is It Anyway?

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Cross-Cultural Interaction Between Byzantium and the West, 1204-1669: Whose...

Angeliki Lymberopoulou

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

Hardback

Papers from the Forty-Eighth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Milton Keynes, 28th-30th March 2015 -- T.p. [more]

$252.00

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The Historiography of Persian Architecture

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The Historiography of Persian Architecture

Mohammad Gharipour (Morgan State University, USA)

History of architecture; Historiography

Paperback

Historiography is the study of the methodology of writing history, the development of the discipline of history, and the changing... [more]

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Terms of Appropriation: Modern Architecture and Global Exchange

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Terms of Appropriation: Modern Architecture and Global Exchange

Ana Miljacki, Amanda Lawrence

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

This collection focuses on how architectural material is transformed, revised, swallowed whole, plagiarized, or in any other... [more]

$75.99

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The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender

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The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender

Alexandra Staub (Penn State University, University Park, PA)

City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Gender studies, gender groups

Hardback

The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender reframes the discussion of modernity, space and gender by examining... [more]

$378.00

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Revisiting Postmodernism

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Revisiting Postmodernism

Terry Farrell, Adam Nathaniel Furman

History of architecture

Paperback

Revisiting Postmodernism offers an engaging, wide-ranging and highly illustrated account of postmodernism in architecture... [more]

$75.99

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Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

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Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

Gary A. Boyd, John McLaughlin

Theory of architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

At the formation of the new Republic of Ireland, the construction of new infrastructures was seen as an essential element... [more]

$79.99

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Yasser Tabbaa's The Transformation of Islamic Art During the Sunni Revival

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Yasser Tabbaa's The Transformation of Islamic Art During the Sunni Revival...

Bilal Badat

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

Hardback

Tabbaa's Transformation offers an innovative approach to understanding the profound changes undergone by Islamic art and architecture... [more]

$41.99

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Automatic Architecture: Motivating Form After Modernism

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Automatic Architecture: Motivating Form After Modernism

Sean Keller

Art & design styles: from c 1960; History of architecture

Hardback

In the 1960s and '70s, architects, influenced by recent developments in computing and the rise of structuralist and poststructuralist... [more]

$84.00

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Hellenomania

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Hellenomania

Katherine Harloe, Nicoletta Momigliano, Alexandre Farnoux

History of art: ancient & classical art; History of architecture; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

Hellenomania, the second volume in the MANIA series, presents a wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary exploration of the modern... [more]

$252.00

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Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520-1580: Negotiating Power

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Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520-1580: Negotiating Power...

Katherine A. McIver

The Arts: General & Reference; History of architecture; History; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

Investigating the gender and material culture, this book provides a fresh dimension to Renaissance patronage studies by considering... [more]

$75.99

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The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860

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The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 - 1860

Daniel Maudlin (University of Plymouth, UK)

Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture; History of architecture; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Paperback

The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture is a history of the late Georgian phenomenon of the architect-designed cottage... [more]

$75.99

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Shadow-Makers: A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

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Shadow-Makers: A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

Stephen Kite (Cardiff University, UK)

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

Paperback

The making of shadows is an act as old as architecture itself. From the gloom of the medieval hearth through to the masterworks... [more]

$53.99

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The Second Digital Turn: Design Beyond Intelligence

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The Second Digital Turn: Design Beyond Intelligence

Mario Carpo (Professor, The Bartlett School of Architecture)

Art & design styles: Postmodernism; Architecture; History of architecture; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

The first digital turn in architecture changed our ways of making; the second changes our ways of thinking. [more]

$54.99

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The Noisy Renaissance: Sound, Architecture, and Florentine Urban Life

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The Noisy Renaissance: Sound, Architecture, and Florentine Urban Life

Niall Atkinson

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

Paperback

Analyzes how the premodern city, through the example of Renaissance Florence, can be understood as an acoustic phenomenon.... [more]

$82.00

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Iron, Ornament and Architecture in Victorian Britain: Myth and Modernity, Excess and Enchantment

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Iron, Ornament and Architecture in Victorian Britain: Myth and Modernity,...

Paul Dobraszczyk

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of architecture; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

Vilified by leading architectural modernists and Victorian critics alike, mass-produced architectural ornament in iron has... [more]

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