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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Since the early 1800s, African Americans have designed signature buildings; however, in the mainstream marketplace, African American architects, especially women, have remained invisible in architecture history, theory and practice. Traditional architecture design studio education has been based on the historical models of the Beaux-Arts and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
In the last two decades, research on spatial paradigms and practices has gained momentum across disciplines and periods, including the field of medieval studies. Responding to this spatial turn in the humanities, the essays collected here generate new ideas about how medieval space was defined, constructed, and practiced in Europe, particularly... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Examining the urban culture and landscapes of Istanbul through Sehrengiz, a genre of Ottoman poetry written in honor of various cities and provincial towns, this book questions the space culture of the Ottoman world in relation to practices of orthodox and heterodox Islam and imperial politics. The author traces how a sixteenth-century marginal protest... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 21.99
We don?t just look at buildings: their facades, beautiful or ugly, conceal the spaces where we live. We are born, work, love, and die in architecture. We buy and sell it, rent and squat it, create and destroy it. All of these aspects of buildings?economic, erotic, political, and psychological?are crucial if we are to understand architecture properly.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Whether determining the style of its embassies or the design of overseas cemeteries for Americans killed in battle, the U.S. government in its rise to global leadership greatly valued architectural symbols as a way of conveying its power abroad. In order to explain the political significance of American monuments on foreign soil, this illustrated... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95
This book thoroughly examines Fry and Drew's highly influential 'Tropical Architecture' in West Africa and India, whilst also discussing their British work, such as their post World War II projects for the Festival of Britain, Harlow New Town, Pilkington Brothers Headquarters and Coychurch Crematorium. It highlights the collaborative... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Focusing on the Ghetto Fighters House, the worlds first Holocaust museum; Yad Vashem, Israels national Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem; the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, and the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, the book discusses how the representation of history by architecture creates a dialectic process in which architecture... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
London is a living architectural exhibition. This tried and trusted portable guide will help you to find your way around one of the world?s most exciting cities, offering architectural experiences and insights into London?s finest contemporary architecture. features more than 400 buildings including key venues from the 2012 Olympic Park... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 28.99
We don?t just look at buildings: their facades, beautiful or ugly, conceal the spaces we inhabit. We are born, work, love and die in architecture. We buy and sell it, rent it and squat in it, create and destroy it. These aspects of buildings ? economic, erotic, political and psychological ? are crucial if we are to understand architecture properly.... more...