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  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie Houseby Donald Hoffmann

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    Frank Lloyd Wright firmly believed that "life could be formed anew if new form could be brought to its setting, architecture." His revolt against customary architectural design was shared by rugged individualist Fred C. Robie, who chose Wright to build his dream house in 1908. In this painstakingly researched and illuminating account of the design... more...

  • Henry Hobson Richardson and His Worksby Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 17.95

    Here is the first important study of the leading 19th-century architect, a pioneer of Romanesque Revival. The work is filled with plans, photographs, drawings, and detailed discussions of all of Richardson's major buildings, including Trinity Church in Boston, Harvard Law School, and others. Written by the first female architectural critic, it is... more...

  • The American Vitruviusby Werner Hegemann; Elbert Peets; Christiane Crasemann Collins

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 29.95

    This atlas of architectural design advocates rational as well as humanistic principles in the development of the urban environment. Drawing upon the ideals that inspired the great Roman architect, it promotes the Vitruvian maxims of longevity, beauty, and commodity. It also defines the thinking behind modern American city planning. First published... more...

  • The Power of Buildings, 1920-1950by Hugh Ferriss

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95

    Trained as an architect in the early twentieth century, Hugh Ferriss possessed a vision of form that surpassed the traditional blueprints of his peers?and it showed in his distinctively moody renderings. A master of light and shadow, he managed to capture the spirit of each building with a heightened sense of perspective and design. By the 1920s,... more...

  • Castlesby Sidney Toy

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    Concise, scholarly survey traces castle development from ancient roots. Nearly 200 photographs and drawings illustrate moats, keeps, baileys, and many other features. Caernarvon Castle, Dover Castle, Hadrian's Wall, Tower of London, and more. 199 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • South African Artists at Homeby Paul Duncan

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2015; US$ 20.00

    A unique glimpse into the homes of 14 of South Africa?s most respected artists. Superb photography, detailed captions and short introductions capture a moment in the life of the featured artists. more...

  • Integrating Careby Justin De Syllas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 74.00

    This book provides a timely review of the contemporary interpretation of the ?comprehensive health centre?, a building type that was originally advocated by health reformers in the UK in the first half of the twentieth century. The book discusses the development of this idea, the failure under the NHS to apply the idea in practice in the second half... more...

  • Economy and Architectureby Juliet Odgers; Mhairi McVicar; Stephen Kite

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    Economy and Architecture addresses a timely, critical, and much-debated topic in both its historical and contemporary dimensions. From the Apple Store in New York City, to the street markets of the Pan American Highway; from commercial Dubai to the public schools of Australia, this book takes a critical look at contemporary architecture from across... more...

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    AKAKIA Publications 2013; US$ 8.24

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  • How to Read a Building (Collins Need to Know?)by Timothy Brittain-Catlin

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; US$ 14.30

    Architecture is all around us ? it is part of our lives, and its development is a central theme in the history of mankind. Learning to read a building is the route to understanding a major part of our cultural inheritance. Collins Need to Know? How to Read a Building shows you how to analyse and interpret architectural features with confidence. more...