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  • Traditional Architecture of the Arabian Gulfby R. Hawker

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 198.00

    This book chronicles the florescence of architecture in the Arabian Gulf after the expulsion of the Portuguese in the early 1600s. It demonstrates how the power vacuum created by the collapse of Portuguese control over the trade routes in the Indian Ocean encouraged a growth in fortified architecture, especially in Oman, that radiated out to the surrounding... more...

  • Developing Your Design Processby Albert C. Smith; Kendra Schank Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Developing Your Design Process is your primary source for acquiring knowledge of how and why you design. It will help you understand how architects think as well as learn why you should educate yourself about design culture. You'll explore the spark of imagination that leads to a strong concept, realize the importance of sketching and rough drafts,... more...

  • Hut Pavilion Shrine: Architectural Archetypes in Mid-Century Modernismby Assoc Prof Miles David Samson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The phase of American architectural history we call 'mid-century modernism,' 1940-1980, saw the spread of Modern Movement tenets of functionalism, social service and anonymity into mainstream practice. It also saw the spread of their seeming opposites. Temples, arcades, domes, and other traditional types occur in both modernist and traditionalist... more...

  • The Baroque in Architectural Culture, 1880-1980by Professor Andrew Leach; Professor John Macarthur; Professor Maarten Delbeke

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    In his landmark volume Space, Time and Architecture, Sigfried Giedion paired images of two iconic spirals: Tatlin?s Monument to the Third International and Borromini?s dome for Sant?Ivo alla Sapienza. The values shared between the baroque age and the modern were thus encapsulated on a single page spread. As Giedion put it, writing of Sant?Ivo, Borromini... more...

  • Image, Text, Architectureby Dr Robin Wilson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Image, Text, Architecture brings a radical and detailed analysis of the modern and contemporary architectural media, addressing issues of architectural criticism, architectural photography and the role of journal editors. It covers examples as diverse as an article by British artist Paul Nash in The Architectural Review, 1940, an early project by... more...

  • Britainby Alan Powers

    Reaktion Books 2007; US$ 45.00

    Thoroughly illustrated with images of the buildings under discussion, advertisements, and other historical photographs, Britain is an authoritative, yet highly accessible, account of twentieth-century British architecture. more...

  • The Urban Projectby L. Van Duin; R. Cavallo; F. Claessens

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 116.00

    Summarizes the experiences particularly significant to those involved in design, building, thinking and managing the urban scene. more...

  • Architectural Managementby Stephen Emmitt; Matthijs Prins; Ad den Otter

    Wiley 2009; US$ 150.00

    Architectural Management represents the state of the art of research and practice in the field and includes contributions from leading international figures. The book looks back at over a decade of research into architectural management, considers the present challenges and opportunities, and looks to the future. You'll find a review of earlier work... more...

  • De planologie van mobiliteitby Luca Bertolini

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 12.25

    Luca Bertolini stelt in zijn oratie dat het leven in een mobiele samenleving beleidsmakers met bijzondere dilemma's confronteert. Contemporaine leefstijlen en bedrijfsmatige praktijken zijn sterk afhankelijk van mobiliteit. Mensen wonen op de ene plek, werken op een tweede, en recreŽren of socialiseren op nog eens een derde. De productie en consumptie... more...

  • Architecture of England, Scotland, and Walesby Nigel Jones

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 75.00

    The British terrain is a gold mine for the student of architecture. Ranging in era from ancient times to the present day?from Stonehenge to the Millennium Dome?this volume's 76 entries include palaces, castles, bridges, churches, country houses, and various public buildings and monuments, as well as such well-known features of British architecture... more...