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- Continuum International Publishing 2010; US$ 39.95
Nikolaus Pevsner was the best known and most important architectural historian of the twentieth century, admired for dedicating his career to areas of English architecture that had never been considered before. But this English specialist and honorary Englishman, knighted in 1969, only came to England at the age of 31. He had been born and brought... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 55.00
The essential guide to decision making and problem solving for the interior designer The interior design profession requires effective problem solving and critical thinking, as they impact all phases of the design project and most work activities of the interior designer. Whether you are a student or professional designer, much of what you do involves... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1988; US$ 24.95
Built between 1839 and 1842, the domed structure of Iowa City's Old Capitol served as the third territorial capitol and the first state capitol of Iowa. In 1857, when the state government was moved to Des Moines, Old Capitol became the first building of the new University of Iowa. It remains today the centerpiece of this handsome campus. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Selwyn Goldsmith's Designing for the Disabled has, since it was first published in 1963, been a bible for practising architects around the world. Now, as a new book with a radical new vision, comes his Designing for the Disabled: The New Paradigm. Goldsmith's new paradigm is based on the concept of architectural disability. As a version of the social... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95
Introduction to Japanese Architecture provides an overview of Japanese architecture in its historical and cultural context. It begins with a discussion of prehistoric dwellings and concludes with a description of contemporary trends in areas as diverse as country inns, underground malls, and love hotels. The intervening 12,000 years are analyzed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
In 1986 on the centenary of Mies van der Rohe's birth, a new Barcelona Pavilion was built on the site of the original 1929 German Pavilion. That same decade marked the 150th anniversary of photography. Since then, much has been published about van der Rohe, the Pavilion, and photography, both jointly and singly. Whilst the literature on Mies van der... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 29.95
a oeFirst we shape things, then they shape usa, was Churchilla (TM)s view. What kind of architecture can be said to shape? Who does it shape? And by what means does it shape? The authora (TM)s answers to these questions are a surprise. Through war and proximity to stress. After a tour da (TM)horizon through Roman temples, Washingtona (TM)s corridors... more...
- Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 23.95
Gillian Darley traces the history of the modern factory, from the utopian schemes of Robert Owen or Claude Ledoux in the early 19th century, through the great modernist "cathedrals of industry" of Peter Behrens, Albert Kahn and Frank Lloyd Wright, to the post-industrial revival of former factories, such as Renzo Piano?s reconstruction of the Fiat Lingotto... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 39.00
Most of the seven million people who visit the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris each year probably do not realize that the legendary gargoyles adorning this medieval masterpiece were not constructed until the nineteenth century. The first comprehensive history of these world-famous monsters, The Gargoyles of Notre-Dame argues that they transformed... more...