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  • The Architecture of Modern Italy, 2by Terry Kirk

    Springer 2005; US$ 35.00

    This groundbreaking and authoritative two-volume survey is the first truly comprehensive history of modern Italian architecture and urbanism to appear in any language. Told in lively prose, it recounts more than 250 years of experimentation, creativity, and turmoil that have shaped the landscape of contemporary Italy. "Volume II: Visions of Utopia,... more...

  • The Perfect $100,000 Houseby Karrie Jacobs

    Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 16.00

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA more...

  • The Domus Aurea and the Roman Architectural Revolutionby Larry F. Ball

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 106.00

    A comprehensive analysis of the masonry, the design, and the abundant ancient literary evidence. more...

  • Art and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Europeby Nigel Aston

    Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 45.00

    Eighteenth-century Europe witnessed monumental upheavals in both the Catholic and Protestant faiths and the repercussions rippled down to the churches’ religious art forms. Nigel Aston now chronicles here the intertwining of cultural and institutional turmoil during this pivotal century.            ... more...

  • If Walls Could Talkby Lucy Worsley

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 11.65

    A fascinating look at how people really lived, loved and died over the centuries, to tie-in with Lucy Worsley's major television series for BBC2 and BBC4, with Silver River productions, to be broadcast in Spring 2011 more...

  • On Architectureby Vitruvius

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; Not Available

    In De architectura ( c .40 BC), Vitruvius discusses in ten encyclopedic chapters aspects of Roman architecture, engineering and city planning. Vitruvius also included a section on human proportions. Because it is the only antique treatise on architecture to have survived, De architectura has been an invaluable source of information for scholars.... more...

  • Great Monuments of Indiaby Dorling Kindersley Ltd

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2009; Not Available

    A sumptuous portrait of India's greatest monuments, in ebook format With a recorded history that goes back 5,000 years, India's architectural heritage includes an impressive array of monuments, ranging from centuries-old temples, tombs and forts to exquisite palaces and public halls. Explore eleven of these architectural gems through over... more...

  • Zwischenstadtby Thomas Sieverts

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 42.00

    Die kompakte historische europäische Stadt löst sich auf und macht einer ganz anderen, weltweit sich ausbreitenden Stadtform Platz: Der verstädterten Landschaft oder der verlandschafteten Stadt, die Sieverts mit dem Begriff «Zwischenstadt» kennzeichnet. more...

  • Domestic Space in Classical Antiquityby Lisa C. Nevett

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 29.00

    Explores the wider cultural framework in which we should study the housing in the Greek and Roman worlds. more...

  • Ramparts of Empireby Timothy Crick

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    Ramparts of Empire is a detailed and engaging study of his life and works. As the first comprehensive study of this influential Victorian, the book is an important contribution to military and engineering history as well as to the history of Imperial Britain. Timothy Crick makes extensive use of extracts from Jervois’ diaries in order to present... more...