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- Quercus 2010; Not Available
From the Pyramids of Giza to the Guggenheim, this lively guide explains the key concepts and inventions in architecture clearly and concisely. Exploring the myriad ways in which the built environment is shaped and created, readers will gain a new and informed appreciation for architecture, from the classical orders of Vitruvius - Doric, Ionic and... more...
- IOS Press 2014; US$ 94.00
Therapeutic architecture can be described as the people-centered, evidence-based discipline of the built environment, which aims to identify and support ways of incorporating those spatial elements that interact with people physiologically and psychologically into design. Architecture is an important factor in people's lives when they are well; when... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.99
Reprint of rare book contains scores of illustrations and floor plans for 80 charming American homes, among them a spacious Pennsylvania fieldstone colonial; a modest, three-bedroom suburban bungalow; and an artist's two-story studio/residence in California. An invaluable primary reference for architects and students of architectural history. 104... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
Profusely illustrated critical appraisal vividly describes the glories of world architecture, from Spain and Egypt to other areas of the Middle East. Captioned drawings, maps, and photographs contrast, for example, the internal ornamentation of Spain's Alhambra with the austerity of Egypt's Mosque of Ibn Tulun, comparing both to the Ottoman mosques... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.99
Handsome pictorial essay scrutinizes another Wright residential masterpiece. Innovative "prairie-style" lines, dynamic structure, decorative sculpture and more are captured in over 160 interior and exterior photos, plans, elevations, sketches, studies and more. A detailed, informative text documents the history and background of the house, its site,... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.00
Bridges serve a practical purpose, providing passage over rivers, valleys, roads, railroad tracks, and other obstacles to transportation. But many bridges are also works of art. This splendid archive by an expert on the history of bridges and civil engineering amply illustrates the art of good bridge design, as exemplified by ancient and modern constructions.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95
Hundreds of rare illustrations depict wide range of design alternatives for prospective homeowners and other customers of the late 19th century. While the collection includes elevations and floor plans for a variety of handsome, private residences and commercial structures, the emphasis is on architectural details ? from dormer windows to balconies.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.99
It has required years of painstaking effort...to bring before prospective home builders the hundreds of practical, money saving ideas offered by this system... A little study of each plan shown will convince any thoughtful person that these are, in reality, the most carefully planned homes in America. ? Better Homes at Lower Cost Faithfully reprinted... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 24.00
541 beautiful full-color architectural drawings illustrating the imaginative use of brickwork and terra-cotta appliqués in Victorian revival styles, reprinted from a rare portfolio by a well-known 19th-century French architect. Includes front and side elevations, floor plans, and detailed sections. 682 illustrations. Captions. Publisher's Note. more...