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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

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

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Ornament and Crime

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Ornament and Crime

Adolf Loos

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Decorative arts; Theory of architecture

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'But art has nothing to do with forgery, with lies. The paths of art may be thorny, but they are clean.' Ornament and Crime... [more]

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Modern Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

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Modern Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Adam Sharr (Professor of Architecture, and Head of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, UK)

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial

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Adam Sharr tells the story of how modern architecture developed and produced its powerful cultural images. Considering the... [more]

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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

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

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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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Architectural Theory

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Architectural Theory

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Architecture; Theory of architecture

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

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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

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

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Architecture on the Borderline: Boundary Politics and Built Space

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Architecture on the Borderline: Boundary Politics and Built Space

Anoma Pieris (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Theory of architecture; Human geography

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Architecture on the Borderline interrogates space and territory in a turbulent present where nation-state borders are porous... [more]

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How to Read Architecture: An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment

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How to Read Architecture: An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment...

Paulette Singley (Woodbury University, Burbank, California, USA)

Theory of architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design

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How to Read Architecture is based on the fundamental premise that reading and interpreting architecture is something we already... [more]

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Neocolonialism and Built Heritage: Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe

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Neocolonialism and Built Heritage: Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and...

Daniel E. Coslett (Western Washington University, USA)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Literary studies: post-colonial literature; Colonialism & imperialism; Conservation of buildings & building materials

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Architectural relics of nineteenth and twentieth-century colonialism dot cityscapes throughout our globalizing world, just... [more]

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Experimental Architecture: Designing the Unknown

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Experimental Architecture: Designing the Unknown

Rachel Armstrong (University of Newcastle, UK)

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice

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In this ground-breaking book, the first to provide an overview of the theory and practice of experimental architecture, Rachel... [more]

$62.99

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Neocolonialism and Built Heritage: Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe

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Neocolonialism and Built Heritage: Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and...

Daniel E. Coslett (Western Washington University, USA)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Literary studies: post-colonial literature; Colonialism & imperialism; Conservation of buildings & building materials

Hardback

Architectural relics of nineteenth and twentieth-century colonialism dot cityscapes throughout our globalizing world, just... [more]

$242.00

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Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation

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Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation

Mhairi McVicar (Senior Lecturer, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK)

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture

Paperback

This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily life of... [more]

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Experimental Architecture: Designing the Unknown

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Experimental Architecture: Designing the Unknown

Rachel Armstrong (University of Newcastle, UK)

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice

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In this ground-breaking book, the first to provide an overview of the theory and practice of experimental architecture, Rachel... [more]

$242.00

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Three Cultural Ecologies

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Three Cultural Ecologies

David Leatherbarrow, Richard Wesley

Theory of architecture; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Cultural studies

Paperback

Three Cultural Ecologies reverses common conceptions of modern architecture. It reveals how selected works of two modern architects,... [more]

$77.99

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Architecture on the Borderline: Boundary Politics and Built Space

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Architecture on the Borderline: Boundary Politics and Built Space

Anoma Pieris (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Theory of architecture; Human geography

Hardback

Architecture on the Borderline interrogates space and territory in a turbulent present where nation-state borders are porous... [more]

$242.00

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Operative Mapping: The Use of Maps as a Design Tool

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Operative Mapping: The Use of Maps as a Design Tool

Roger I Blanch Roger

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Architecture: professional practice; Building construction & materials

Hardback

Operative Mapping investigates the use of maps as a design tool, providing insight with the potential to benefit education... [more]

$89.99

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The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future

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The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future

Jonathan Hill (The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK)

Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture; Conservation of buildings & building materials

Paperback

The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future identifies an alternative and significant history of architecture... [more]

$73.99

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Theories and Practices of Architectural Representation

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Theories and Practices of Architectural Representation

Mike Christenson

Theory of architecture

Paperback

Theories and Practices of Architectural Representation focuses on the study of architectural knowledge approached through... [more]

$73.99

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Metaphor: an exploration of the metaphorical dimensions and potential of architecture

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Metaphor: an exploration of the metaphorical dimensions and potential of...

Simon Unwin (University of Dundee, UK)

Theory of architecture

Paperback

Each of these Analysing Architecture Notebooks is devoted to a particular theme in understanding the rich and varied workings... [more]

$41.99

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Discrete: Reappraising the Digital in Architecture

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Discrete: Reappraising the Digital in Architecture

Gilles Retsin

Theory of architecture; 3D graphics & modelling

Paperback

After two decades of experimentation with the digital, the prevalent paradigm of formal continuity is being revised and questioned... [more]

$62.95

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Instabilities and Potentialities: Notes on the Nature of Knowledge in Digital Architecture

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Instabilities and Potentialities: Notes on the Nature of Knowledge in Digital...

Chandler Ahrens, Aaron Sprecher (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Theory of architecture

Paperback

Now that information technologies are fully embedded into the design studio, Instabilities and Potentialities explores our... [more]

$73.99

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Constructing the Architect: An Introduction to Design, Research, Planning, and Education

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Constructing the Architect: An Introduction to Design, Research, Planning,...

Leonard R. Bachman (University of Houston, USA)

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice

Paperback

Unlike books that concentrate on the monuments and other artefacts that architects produce, Constructing the Architect focuses... [more]

$62.99

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