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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95
This book is about the design of the facade of 51 of America's most extravagant early skyscrapers. Included are the biographies of noted architects and the aristocrats who financed America's first skyscrapers. This book discusses the influences of European aesthetic values in America--and scandals, rogues and class distinctions. Interpretations... more...
- Sidestone Press 2013; US$ 31.50
There are about 300 archaeological open-air museums in Europe. Their history goes from Romanticism up to modern-day tourism. With the majority dating to the past 30 years, they do more than simply present (re)constructed outdoor sceneries based on archaeology. They have an important role as education facilities and many showcase archaeology in a variety... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95
What is Architectural History? considers the questions and problems posed by architectural historians since the rise of the discipline in the late nineteenth century. How do historians of architecture organise past time and relate it to the present? How does historical evidence translate into historical narrative? Should architectural history be... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 49.99
Learn Revit Architecture with an engaging, real-world continuous step-by-step tutorial This Autodesk Official Press book helps you become proficient with Autodesk's popular building information modeling software using an innovative continuous tutorial. It covers each phase of designing, documenting, and presenting a four-story office building, a... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 21.86
Model making is a beautiful and skilful craft, and architectural model making is a vital part of the building process. The architectural model is often the first time that a building is visualized in 3D. It can capture the excitement of the architect's vision but can also reveal unforeseen difficulties. Model Making for Architects explains the role... more...
- INSTAP Academic Press 2005; US$ 30.00
This book examines the architecture of Akrotiri, dealing not only with the building technology, but also with issues of typology, form, and function. It provides an overall picture of the architecture of Akrotiri, including an outline of its town plan, a description of the individual houses, and a discussion of its relationship with Crete and its neighbours... more...
- Counterpoint 2013; US$ 30.00
Paris and London have long held a mutual fascination, and never more so than in the period 1750-1914, when they vied to be the world's greatest city. Each city has been the focus of many books, yet Jonathan Conlin here explores the complex relationship between them for the first time. The reach and influence of both cities was such that the story... more...
- Allworth Press 2012; US$ 19.95
Concrete that is light and translucent, fabric that responds to its environment by lighting up, tiles that can be moved from place to place at will?these are just a few of the updated entries you?ll find in The Interior Design Directory . The book is divided into four parts, opening with a section on classic, composite materials including wood and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Examining the complex social and material relationships between architecture and ecology which constitute modern cultures, this collection hows how the ?habitats?, ?natural milieus?, ?places? or ?shelters? that construct architectural ecologies are composed of complex and dynamic material, spatial, social, political, economic and ecological concerns.... more...