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  • Visuality for Architectsby Branko Mitrovic

    University of Virginia Press 2013; US$ 20.00

    What is more important in architectural works?their form, shape, and color, or the meanings and symbolism that can be associated with them? Can aesthetic judgments of architecture be independent of the stories one can tell about buildings? Do non-architects perceive buildings in the same way as do architects? For the greater part of ... more...

  • Where Are the Women Architects?by Despina Stratigakos

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    For a century and a half, women have been proving their passion and talent for building and, in recent decades, their enrollment in architecture schools has soared. Yet the number of women working as architects remains stubbornly low, and the higher one looks in the profession, the scarcer women become. Law and medicine, two equally demanding and... more...

  • The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adamby Robert Adam; James Adam; Henry Hope Reed

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 18.95

    The Palladian style dominated British architecture for most of the 1700s, until the rise of the Adam style, which held sway for the final decades of the eighteenth century. Brothers Robert and James Adam were almost single-handedly responsible for infusing Georgian architecture with the sensibilities and elements of classical Hellenic and Latinate... more...

  • 100 Victorian Architectural Designs for Houses and Other Buildingsby A. J. Bicknell & Co.

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    Originally published in 1878, this now-rare collection of designs supplies views of a remarkable variety of modestly priced structures: houses, villas, cottages, many others. Handsome drawings of perspective views and elevations, some of which include floor plans, plus suggestions for interior design. 98 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • 110 Turn-of-the-Century House Designsby R. W. Shoppell

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    With its wealth of representative styles and its emphasis on craftsmanship and exterior design, the late-Victorian era ranks among the halcyon days in American house building. This survey of the era's traditional designs?reproduced from a rare edition?offers a complete and authentic guide to faithful restorations or re-creations. A New York City-based... more...

  • 124 Distinctive House Designs and Floor Plans, 1929by National Building Publications

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95

    An annual publication intended as a reference work for contractors, suppliers, architects, and homeowners, the 1929 Home Builders Catalog offered a beautifully illustrated look at a variety of homes. Painstakingly reproduced from a rare edition, this volume offers old-house restorers, preservationists, and lovers of 1920s architecture an authentic... more...

  • 30-Second Architectureby

    The Ivy Press 2013; US$ 13.09

    Exactly what did Roman architects do for us? Can you identify a voussoir or a vault? What is ?architecture of the veil?? Are you able to articulate on Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles? And who was the father of the skyscraper? This set of 50 explanations of the innovations, theories, styles, and developments in architecture will equip you with all... more...

  • 70/80/90 Iconic Australian Housesby Karen McCartney

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 31.81

    A stunning collection of ground-breaking Australian homes from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s more...

  • Alcatrazby Donald MacDonald; Ira Nadel

    Chronicle Books LLC 2012; US$ 12.99

    Shrouded in mystery and rich with history, Alcatraz draws over a million visitors each year. This enlightening volume provides the first complete history of Alcatraz told through its architecture. In friendly illustrations and accessible text, authors Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel reveal the design decisions that have shaped the island from its first... more...

  • American Architectureby Leland M. Roth; Amanda C. Roth Clark

    Westview Press 2016; US$ 54.99

    This widely acclaimed, highly illustrated introduction to the history of American architecture is now fully revised throughout. American Architecture introduces readers to the major developments that shaped the American-built environment from the first Americans to the present, from the everyday vernacular to the high style of aspiration. Significant... more...