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  • Portmahomackby Martin Carver

    Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 148.99

    During the 19th and 20th centuries a trail of chance finds on the outskirts of Portmahomack led to the first exposure in 1996 of a Pictish settlement in northern Scotland. The area became the subject of one of the largest research excavations ever to have taken place on the Scottish mainland. This book describes the discovery and excavation of an early... more...

  • Proportionby Richard Padovan

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 83.95

    This handbook provides the student, practising architect or interested layman with a well-illustrated and readable comparative guide to proportion systems in architecture. more...

  • African-American Architectsby Dreck Spurlock Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 205.00

    African-American architects have been designing and building houses and public buildings since 1865. Although many of these structures survive today, the architects themselves are virtually unknown. This unique reference work brings their lives and work to light for the first time. Written by 100 experts ranging from architectural historians to archivists,... more...

  • Women's Placesby Brenda Martin; Penny Sparke

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 73.95

    This book provides new information and new interpretations in the study of gender, material culture and the built environment in the period 1860-1960. more...

  • The Emergence of Modern Architectureby Liane Lefaivre; Alexander Tzonis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 78.95

    The book records a cognitive history of the emergence of modern architecture. Cutting across disciplinarian and institutional divisions as we know them today. more...

  • Tracing Modernityby Mari Hvattum; Christian Hermansen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 73.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Architects to the Nationby Antoinette J. Lee

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 69.99

    This text traces the evolution and accomplishments of the office, that from 1852 until 1939 held a virtual monopoly over federal building design. Among its more memorable buildings are New York City's neo-Renaissance customhouse, and the ancient adobe Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe. more...

  • Architecture and its Ethical Dilemmasby Nicholas Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 78.95

    Ethical issues, both practical and philosophical, are constantly arising in architectural work. This volume relates a broad range of theoretical questions to dilemmas encountered in practice, informed by contributions from many different disciplines. more...

  • William Morris and the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildingsby Andrea Elizabeth Donovan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 150.00

    The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, founded by artist and craftsman William Morris in 1877, sought to preserve the integrity of historic buildings by preventing unnecessary repairs and additions. William Morris's intention and that of the SPAB, as outlined by the original manifesto, was that buildings of any period had a life that... more...

  • Stockholmby Thomas Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 120.00

    This is the first history of Stockholm?s development from the city?s unique seventeenth-century redevelopment and extension to the postmodern, postindustrial trends of today. For much of the mid-twentieth century Stockholm was the planning model for Europe and elsewhere. Written by an acknowledged authority on the city and Swedish architecture and... more...