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  • The Architectural History of Canterbury Cathedralby Robert Willis

    Tiger of the Stripe 2006; US$ 12.00

    A revised and reset edition of the authoritative Victorian work. Professor Willis marries eyewitness accounts by Eadmer, Gervase and other sources, such as William of Malmesbury and Matthew Paris, with his own acute observations, creating a vivid impression of the Saxon, Norman and later cathedral. The text is interspersed with superb wood engravings... more...

  • The Image of an Ottoman Cityby Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh

    BRILL 2004; US$ 157.00

    This urban and architectural study of Aleppo reconstructs the city?s evolution over the first two centuries of Ottoman rule and proposes a new model for the understanding of the reception and adaptation of imperial forms, institutions and norms in a provincial setting. more...

  • Conservation of Ruinsby John Ashurst

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 135.00

    Despite growing international awareness of the presence and significance of ruined buildings and archaeological sites, and the increasingly sophisticated technology available for the collection of data about them, these sites continue to be at risk across the globe. Conservation of Ruins defines and describes these risks, which range from neglect,... more...

  • Building Jewish in the Roman Eastby Peter Richardson

    BRILL 2004; US$ 204.00

    Archaeology has unearthed the glories of ancient Jewish buildings throughout the Mediterranean. But what has remained shrouded is what these buildings meant. Building Jewish first surveys the architecture of small rural villages in the Galilee in the early Roman period before examining the development of synagogues as ?Jewish associations.? Finally,... more...

  • Building Jewish in the Roman Eastby Peter Richardson

    Baylor University Press 2004; US$ 39.95

    Archaeology has unearthed the glories of ancient Jewish buildings throughout the Mediterranean. But what has remained shrouded is what these buildings meant. Building Jewish surveys the architecture of small rural villages in Galilee in the early Roman period before examining the development of synagogues as Jewish associations. Building Jewish also... more...

  • Re-forming Britainby Elizabeth Darling

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 63.95

    A study of how architects from the late 1920s onwards sought to establish modernism as the dominant ideology in British architecture and to convert the nation to their ideology. more...

  • Beginnings - Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Early Sketchesby Elaine Grogan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    Together with the National Library of Ireland, Architectural Press presents seventy previously unpublished drawings by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The identification in the National Library of Ireland of three sketchbooks, from which these drawings have been selected, represents a significant addition to the body of early drawings by Mackintosh. The... more...

  • History of Architectural Conservationby Jukka Jokilehto

    Taylor & Francis 2002; US$ 68.95

    A History of Architectural Conservation expands knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings. It includes the origins of the interest in conservation within the European context, and the development of the concepts from Antiquity and the Renaissance to the present day. Jokilehto illustrates how this development... more...

  • The Practice of Modernismby John R. Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 62.95

    Making extensive use of information gained from hours of in-depth interviews with architects, this new book examines the complex relationship between vision and subsequent practice in the saga of post-war urban reconstruction. more...

  • Space and Muslim Urban Lifeby Simon O'Meara

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    This book develops an academic understanding of space by pursuing the structural logic of the premodern Arab-Muslim city, or medina. more...