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  • The Building of England: How the History of England Has Shaped Our Buildingsby Simon Thurley

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    From awe-inspiring Norman castles, to the skyscrapers of today, Simon Thurley explores how the architecture of this small island influenced the world. more...

  • The Genius in the Designby Jake Morrissey

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend. Enormously talented and ambitious artists, they met as contemporaries in the building yards of St. Peter's in Rome, became the greatest architects of their era by designing some of the most beautiful buildings... more...

  • Complete Works of Robert and James Adam and Unbuilt Adamby David King

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00

    This volume is a unique compendium of the works of Robert and James Adam, both built and unbuilt. It includes 900 illustrations. The Complete Works of Robert and James Adam is reprinted here in its entirety, updated and corrected. This title covers every one of the 230 or so built works, including 12 that have been recently discovered. It is complemented... more...

  • Brazil Builtby Zilah Quezado Deckker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    A welcome addition to the history of the Modern Movement. This new book is a fully illustrated description of modern architecture in Brazil from 1929-1959. more...

  • The New Eco-Architecture: Alternatives from the Modern Movementby Colin Porteous

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    This book builds a historical bridge between architectural science and theory/design. It seeks to address neglected aspects of the Modern Movement. more...

  • Empire Buildingby Mark Crinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 78.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • ARCHITECTURE OF MODERN CHINA ZHUby Jianfei Zhu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    A collection of essays on architecture of modern China, arranged chronologically covering a period from 1729 to 2008, focusing mainly on the 20th century. The distinctive feature of this book is a blending of ?critical? and ?historical? research, taking a long-range perspective transcending the current scene and the Maoist period. more...

  • Passauby Michael W. Weithmann

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 11.56

    Passau, die zweitgrößte Stadt Niederbayerns, liegt an der Grenze zu Österreich sowie am Zusammenfluss der Flüsse Donau, Inn und Ilz. Seit der Grenzöffnung nach Osten und angesichts der Erweiterung der Europäischen Union nach Mittel- und Osteuropa sieht sich die ?Dreiflüssestadt? wieder zunehmend in den Mittelpunkt Europas gerückt. Damit nimmt sie eine... more...

  • The Lawn Road Flatsby David Burke

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 36.46

    The Isokon building, Lawn Road Flats, in Belsize Park on Hampstead's lower slopes, is a remarkable building. The first modernist building in Britain to use reinforced concrete in domestic architecture, its construction demanded new building techniques. But the building was as remarkable for those who took up residence there as for the application... more...

  • Brunelleschi's Domeby Ross King

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99

    On August 19, 1418, a competition concerning Florence's magnificent new cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore--already under construction for more than a century--was announced: "Whoever desires to make any model or design for the vaulting of the main Dome....shall do so before the end of the month of September." The proposed dome was regarded far and wide... more...