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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
With over 750 illustrations, Roman Buildings is a thorough and systematic examination of Roman architecture and building practice, looking at large-scale public buildings as well as more modest homes and shops. Placing emphasis on the technical aspects of the subject, the author follows the process of building through each stage -- from quarry to... more...
- Penguin Group US 1986; US$ 17.00
Mont Saint Michel and Chartres is a record not of a literal jouney but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting point, Adams breathes life into what others might see merely as monuments of a past civilization. With daring and... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 75.00
From 1915 to 1971 the large U.S. Steel plant was a major part of Duluth's landscape and life. Just as important was Morgan Park's innovatively planned and close-knit community constructed for the plant's employees and their families. In this book Arnold R. Alanen presents vivid portraits of Morgan Park, the formerly company-controlled town that now... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
London is a living architectural exhibition. This handy pocket guide: * aids navigation of the city?s greatest sights with a clear map-based format * features more than 260 buildings, with full notes and references * provides a superb full colour photographic record of the capital London's Contemporary Architecture is a practical and highly illustrated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
Architects and Architecture of London is a visual, highly illustrated guide to London?s greatest historic buildings and the lives of the architects who designed them. Read about the architectural forefathers of London, such as Inigo Jones and Sir Christopher Wren, Nicholas Hawksmoor, Robert Adam and John Nash, Butterfield and Street, Blomfield and... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 219.00
Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture is a guide to innovative architectural design for architects, engineers and other specialists who are working with biophilic and bioclimatic architectural concepts. Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture has three parts: * Part I focuses on the relationship between architecture and human needs and the creation... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
From ancient times until the present, spoliation and reutilization have played a waxing and waning role among the determinant factors in the evolution of urban landscapes. They have contributed significantly to shaping urban spaces, both physically and conceptually. This collection of essays describes and analyzes the diverse practical and semantic... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 25.99
The Renaissance was a diverse phenomenon, marked by innovation and economic expansion, the rise of powerful rulers, religious reforms, and social change. Encompassing the entire continent, Renaissance Architecture examines the rich variety of buildings that emerged during these seminal centuries of European history. Although marked by the rise of powerful... more...
- LSU Press 2010; US$ 21.95
Debates about environmentally sensitive architecture have been ongoing for nearly a century. From Bauhaus to Eco-House examines key moments of inspiration and exchange between designers and ecologists from the Bauhaus projects of the interwar period to the eco-arks of the late 1980s. From Bauhaus to Eco-House provides new insight into a critical period... more...