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  • Architecture in Wordsby Louise Pelletier

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 78.95

    This innovative title provides an in-depth interdisciplinary study of the influence of theatre and fiction in defining character in eighteenth century architecture, pushing current architects to rediscover the communicative aspects of their work. more...

  • Primitiveby Jo Odgers; Flora Samuel; Adam Sharr

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 78.95

    This innovative, illustrated edited edition brings together a collection of authors to chart the rise, fall and possible futures of the word primitive. more...

  • Immaterial Architectureby Jonathan Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 69.95

    Hill explores new methods of creativity in architecture by focussing on and emphasizing the importance and significance of the immaterial, the created spaces, broadening the minds of architects and students thereof. more...

  • Rethinking Architectural Historiographyby Dana Arnold; Elvan Altan Ergut; Belgin Turan Ozkaya

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 73.95

    Written by a group of international scholars, this illustrated collection of essays investigates the current state of architectural historiography, looking at changes across the broad field of methodological, theoretical and geographical plurality. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Architectural and Engineering Featsby Donald Langmead; Christine Garnaut

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 99.00

    Encyclopedia of Architectural and Engineering Feats presents more than 200 achievements in architecture and structural engineering in all the inhabited continents, from prehistory to the present. From the majesty of the Parthenon to the mystery of Easter Island to the mastery of the German Autobahn, man has put an indelible footprint on our planet. more...

  • Crisis of the Objectby Gevork Hartoonian

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 104.95

    This excellent contribution to current architectural theory/history debates provides a critical analysis of three contemporary architects, which combines with a vigorously held theoretical position to question the state of contemporary architecture. more...

  • Managing Quality in Architectureby Charles Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 78.95

    This handbook addresses the question of how best to manage quality in architecture for the mutual benefit of design practices and their clients. Based on research from the last two decades, it explores the general principles, tools and techniques that can be adapted to the unique culture of any design practice. The book addresses all aspects of quality... more...

  • St. Paul’s Architectureby Jeffrey A. Hess; Paul Clifford Larson

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    From the grand boulevard of Summit Avenue to the gleaming State Capitol, St. Paul's Architecture presents more than 225 notable surviving buildings and the history of several neighborhoods in the city. With historical photographs and illustrations, this engaging book is a valuable resource not only for those interested in architectural heritage... more...

  • Palladio's Childrenby N.J. Habraken; Jonathan Teicher

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This new work from a recognized authority comprises a series of essays involving the persona of the architect, the structure of everyday environment and the role of the architect's work. more...

  • Le Corbusier in Detailby Flora Samuel

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This is the first book to give such close attention to Le Corbusier's approach to the making of buildings. It illustrates the ways in which Le Corbusier's details were expressive of his overall philosophical intentions. It is not a construction book in the usual sense- rather it focusses on the meaning of detail, on the ways in which detail informs... more...