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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 24.95
Informative, readable text and 100 handsome illustrations profile the relationship of exterior and interior elements in the creation of architectural unity. Dozens of edifices by renowned architects receive detailed, coherent analysis. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95
Throughout the early Victorian period American domestic architecture was dominated by the ideas and designs of Andrew Jackson Downing who emphasized function, convenience, and concord with the environment. 321 figures. 33 architectural designs. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95
Among the 18th century's most influential architectural designers and writers, Abraham Swan defined many conventions of English rococo detail. This reprint of an extremely rare and classic stylebook, compiled by the English architect nearly 250 years ago, provides outstanding examples of Palladian and Georgian architecture and design in colonial America... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
About 1912, a renaissance of interest in early American architecture occurred that claimed the attention of a broad cross-section of the culture. It was demonstrated not only by being a popular topic in books and magazines, but also by the public's passion for collecting American antique furniture, and by students and architects traveling through... more...
- 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...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.95
Adapted from a rare 1933 catalog, this volume showcases sixty plans for two-story houses. It features photographs (most in full color), floor plans, and descriptive text that depict a splendid variety of economic styles, including colonial, mission, foursquare, and bungalow. Each house appears in a two-page spread, forming an elegant and highly readable... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95
44 authentic and charming designs for vacation homes in varied styles and sizes, most low-to-medium budget, with perspective views, elevations, and floor plans. 200 illustrations. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 18.95
This comprehensive study of Gothic architecture traces the distinctively beautiful elements of Gothic style through the medieval churches of Europe. Gathered from a rare two-volume Victorian classic, over 700 meticulously rendered details and illustrations display every intricate aspect of Western culture's most magnificent ecclesiastical structures,... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
Meticulously accurate line drawings and fascinating text trace Manhattan's growth from a tiny Dutch outpost to the commercial, financial, and cultural heart of the world. This book explains construction above and below ground, including the excavation of subway lines and the building of bridges and skyscrapers. Hundreds of illustrations reveal intricate... more...