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  • Spanish-Colonial Architecture in the United Statesby Rexford Newcomb

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    A classic work by a distinguished architectural historian, tracing Spanish architectural influence in Florida, the Gulf Coast, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California in text illustrated by 195 photographs and 50 measured drawings. Among the sites explored: St. Augustine, San Antonio, Santa Fe, Tucson, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Juan Capistrano,... more...

  • Renaissance and Baroque Ceiling Masterpiecesby Dover

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 17.95

    The lofty painted ceilings of Europe's palaces and churches rank among the greatest treasures of the Renaissance and Baroque eras. This unique assemblage features brilliant full-color reproductions of some of the finest examples of such art. Drawn from two rare French and German portfolios of the nineteenth century, this unique volume re-creates more... more...

  • At Home with Apartheidby Rebecca Ginsburg

    University of Virginia Press 2011; US$ 35.00

    Despite their peaceful, bucolic appearance, the tree-lined streets of South African suburbia were no refuge from the racial tensions and indignities of apartheid?s most repressive years. In At Home with Apartheid, Rebecca Ginsburg provides an intimate examination of the cultural landscapes of Johannesburg?s middle- and upper-middle-class neighborhoods... more...

  • 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 the twentieth... more...

  • Canon of the Five Orders of Architectureby Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola; John Leeke; David Watkin

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95

    One of history's most published architectural treatises, this Renaissance volume identifies the five orders ? Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite ? and illustrates them in full-page elevational detail. more...

  • The Practical Builderby William Pain

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    This 1774 guidebook was a do-it-yourself manual for those who could not afford an architect's services. Annotated, meticulously rendered engravings depict cross-sections of chimney-pieces, ceilings, cornices, and other architectural details. more...

  • The City of Tomorrow and Its Planningby Le Corbusier; Frederick Etchells

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 17.95

    The great revolutionary architect's probing analysis of urban problems and their origins, and his bold solutions, which include the "Voisin" scheme for the center of Paris. Over 210 illustrations and halftones. more...

  • The Opulent Interiors of the Gilded Ageby Arnold Lewis; James Turner; Steven McQuillin

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    Rare photographs recall interiors of late Victorian mansions belonging to William H. Vanderbilt, J. P. Morgan, U. S. Grant, and many others. New informative text. more...

  • The Architecture of the Illusive Distanceby Amir H. Ameri

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Focusing on three secular, institutional building types: libraries, museums and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture. It explores the cultural imperatives which have seen to the formation of these institutions, the development of their architecture, and their transformations over time. more...

  • Gardens and Landscapes in Historic Building Conservationby Marion Harney

    Wiley 2014; US$ 107.50

    Marion Harney Director of Studies, MSc in the Conservation of Historic Gardens and Cultural Landscapes, University of Bath Devised and directs this postgraduate degree programme, which is taught by leading professionals, expert practitioners and academics and is open to graduates from most disciplines and other professionals with relevant experience... more...