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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

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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

Hardback

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

$33.95

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Louis I. Kahn: Towards the Zero Degree of Concrete, 1960-1974

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Louis I. Kahn: Towards the Zero Degree of Concrete, 1960-1974

Anna Rosellini

Art & Architecture; Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture

Hardback

Through sheer determination and courage, Kahn has researched the nature of concrete in the form of precast, cast in place... [more]

$277.95

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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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Visions of Architecture

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Visions of Architecture

Stephen Lees

Architecture; Theory of architecture

Paperback

This book looks at the development and influence of buildings and why they are designed in a particular way. [more]

$39.99

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Dark Writing: Geography, Performance, Design

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Dark Writing: Geography, Performance, Design

Paul Carter

Architecture; Theory of architecture

Paperback

We do not see empty figures and outlines; we do not move in straight lines. Everywhere we are surrounded by dapple; the geometry... [more]

$55.95

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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]

$22.99

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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]

$62.99

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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

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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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Under the Influence: A Symposium

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Under the Influence: A Symposium

Ana Mijacki

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice

Paperback

The Under the Influence book is based on the eponymous symposium, which brought together scholars and practitioners of architecture... [more]

$44.99

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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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Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland: Shareness in a Divided Nation

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Architecture, Space and Memory of Resurrection in Northern Ireland: Shareness...

Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem (Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland), Gehan Selim (Queen's University, Belfast, UK)

Theory of architecture; Politics & government; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Northern Ireland has a complex urbanism with multilayered socio-spatial politics. In this environment, issues of communication,... [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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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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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Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture

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Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture

Erik Champion (Curtin University, Australia)

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Professional interior design; History of architecture; Human geography

Paperback

Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture presents a communicable and useful definition of organic architecture... [more]

$73.99

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Peirce for Architects

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Peirce for Architects

Richard Coyne (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Theory of architecture; Philosophy: logic; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Ideas gain legitimacy as they are put to some practical use. A study of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) supports this pragmatism... [more]

$41.99

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Provisional Cities: Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene

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Provisional Cities: Cautionary Tales for the Anthropocene

Renata Tyszczuk (University of Sheffield, UK)

Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Geology & the lithosphere

Paperback

This book considers the provisional nature of cities in relation to the Anthropocene - the proposed geological epoch of human-induced... [more]

$77.99

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An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice

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An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice...

Nadir Lahiji

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

What is a manifesto? In basic terms, a manifesto is `the invention of future for the present'. We have been oblivious to the... [more]

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Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures (OPEN ACCESS)

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Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures (OPEN ACCESS)

Tauri Tuvikene (Tallin University, Estonia), Wladimir Sgibnev (Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography, Germany), Carola S. Neugebauer (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Social & cultural anthropology; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures critically elaborates on often forgotten, but some of the most essential, aspects of... [more]

$242.00

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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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