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Theory of architecture

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International Space Station: Architecture Beyond Earth

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International Space Station: Architecture Beyond Earth

David Nixon, Nicole Stott

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

In 1984 President Ronald Reagan gave NASA the go-ahead to build a Space Station. A generation later, the International Space... [more]

$145.00

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The Destruction of Memory: Architecture at War

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The Destruction of Memory: Architecture at War

Robert Bevan

Architecture; Theory of architecture; History of architecture; General & world history; Military history

Paperback

Now available in an expanded 2nd Edition, this is a polemical account of the destruction of architecture in war. [more]

$24.99

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The Architecture of Happiness

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The Architecture of Happiness

Alain de Botton

Theory of architecture; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

What makes a house truly beautiful? Why are many new houses so ugly? Why do we argue so bitterly about sofas and pictures... [more]

$27.99

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Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture

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Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture

Therese Lichtenstein

Man-made objects depicted in art (cityscapes & machines); Photographic equipment & techniques; Architecture; Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design

Paperback

This generously illustrated examination of architectural photography from the 1930s to the present shows how the medium has... [more]

$67.99

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The Good Life: A Guided Visit to the Houses of Modernity

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The Good Life: A Guided Visit to the Houses of Modernity

Inaki Abalos

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Houses, apartments, flats, units

Paperback

A revised edition of the 2001 original, this is an intellectual introduction to iconic ideas of modern living by Inaki Abalos... [more]

$73.00

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The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

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The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

James Stevens Curl (Professor of Architecture, University of Ulster), Susan Wilson (Landscape Institute)

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture; Reference works

Paperback

With over 6,000 entries from Aalto to Zwinger, this is the most authoritative dictionary of architectural history available.... [more]

$26.95

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Architectural Theory

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Architectural Theory

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Architecture; Theory of architecture

Hardback

The most influential architectural essays written since the Renaissance, copiously illustrated and neatly organized chronologically... [more]

$33.95

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The Architect's Brain: Neuroscience, Creativity, and Architecture

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The Architect's Brain: Neuroscience, Creativity, and Architecture

Harry Francis Mallgrave

Theory of architecture; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

This richly detailed study explores the issue of how architects view the phenomenal world. Mallgrave sketches various moments... [more]

$54.95

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Nikolaus Pevsner: The Life

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Nikolaus Pevsner: The Life

Susie Harries, Meirion Harries

Theory of architecture; Biography; Biography: general

Hardback

The definitive biography, based on exclusive access to diaries and personal papers, as well as the archive of Pevsner's landmark... [more]

$69.95

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Glenn Murcutt: University of Washington Master Studios and Lectures

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Glenn Murcutt: University of Washington Master Studios and Lectures

Jim Nicholls

Art & Architecture; Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms

Paperback

Combines examples of studio work with edited transcripts of Murcutt's public lectures and sessions with students, professionals,... [more]

$49.95

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Why Architecture Matters

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Why Architecture Matters

Paul Goldberger

Architecture; Theory of architecture

Hardback

Deals with how things feel to us when we stand before them, with how architecture affects us emotionally as well as intellectually,... [more]

$44.95

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Theory for Theatre Studies: Space

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Theory for Theatre Studies: Space

Kim Solga (Professor of Theatre Studies, Western University, Canada)

Theory of architecture; Theatre Studies; Theatre direction & production

Paperback

Space: it's everywhere, all around, a given. It's abstract and yet not abstract at all, because it governs all human relations,... [more]

$25.99

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Architecture, Democracy and Emotions: The Politics of Feeling since 1945

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Architecture, Democracy and Emotions: The Politics of Feeling since 1945...

Till Grossmann (International Max Planck Graduate School Moral Economies, Berlin, Germany), Philipp Nielsen (Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, USA)

Theory of architecture; European history; Urban communities

Paperback

After 1945 it was not just Europe's parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping... [more]

$62.99

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The Architecture of Ethics

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The Architecture of Ethics

Thomas Fisher (University of Minnesota, USA)

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture

Paperback

Ethics is one of the most important and least understood aspects of design practice. In his latest book, Thomas Fisher shows... [more]

$62.99

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Legacy: Generations of Creatives in Dialogue

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Legacy: Generations of Creatives in Dialogue

Lukas Feireiss

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms

Paperback

Generational dialogues between 40 world-renowned creatives exploring how the creative legacy of previous generations is being... [more]

$60.00

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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

Paperback

Historically the urban festival served as an occasion for affirming shared convictions and identities in the life of the city.... [more]

$73.99

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Elemental Architecture: Temperaments of Sustainability

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Elemental Architecture: Temperaments of Sustainability

Phillip James Tabb (Texas A&M University, USA)

Theory of architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Landscape art & architecture

Paperback

Elemental Architecture presents a new and refreshing approach to sustainable architectural practice. Going beyond the standard... [more]

$62.99

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Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

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Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

Paul Emmons (Virginia Tech, USA), Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer (Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling. Fundamental to our perception, memory, and thought is the way... [more]

$77.99

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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

Paperback

Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world's largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban... [more]

$73.99

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Data, Architecture and the Experience of Place

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Data, Architecture and the Experience of Place

Anastasia Karandinou

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture

Paperback

The notion of data is increasingly encountered in spatial, creative and cultural studies. Big data and artificial intelligence... [more]

$73.99

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Design Thinking: A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone

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Design Thinking: A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone

Andrew Pressman (University of Maryland, USA)

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Paperback

Design thinking is a powerful process that facilitates understanding and framing of problems, enables creative solutions,... [more]

$52.99

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Dublin's Bourgeois Homes: Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901

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Dublin's Bourgeois Homes: Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901

Susan Galavan (University of Leuven, Belgium)

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

Paperback

In 1859, Dubliners strolling along country roads witnessed something new emerging from the green fields. The Victorian house... [more]

$77.99

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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]

$73.99

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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]

$77.99

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Data, Architecture and the Experience of Place

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Data, Architecture and the Experience of Place

Anastasia Karandinou

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture

Hardback

The notion of data is increasingly encountered in spatial, creative and cultural studies. Big data and artificial intelligence... [more]

$242.00

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