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  • Designing Sacred Spacesby Sherin Wing

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 90.00

    Sacred spaces exemplify some of the most exciting and challenging architecture today. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the inside story of seven architecture firms and their approaches to designing churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty beautifully illustrated case studies located in Asia, Europe, and North America... more...

  • Designs for Street Fronts, Suburban Houses and Cottagesby M. F. Cummings; C. C. Miller

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    Excellent sourcebook includes elevations of building fronts as well as enlarged drawings of architectural elements incorporated in these facades: residential entrances, cornices, a curved roof, dormer window, and much more. Indispensable archive for preservationists, restorationists, architectural historians, and urban archaeologists. 714 illustrations... more...

  • Fabricating Architectureby Robert Corser

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 23.99

    In this increasingly digitized world, any investigation of architecture inevitably leads to considerations of fabrication. But despite its omnipresence in contemporary practice and theory, digital design remains a fluid concept, its development and current influence discussed in scattered articles. more...

  • Form Follows Performance / Leistungsformby Helmut C. Schulitz

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 90.95

    With a clear analysis of the reasons behind the increasingly arbitrary character of design today, form follows performance takes a position that points out design avenues in a convincing and future-oriented manner. It supports this position by presenting the projects of Schulitz Architekten. more...

  • The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildingsby Marc Kushner

    Simon & Schuster/ TED 2015; US$ 14.99

    The founder of Architizer.com and practicing architect draws on his unique position at the crossroads of architecture and social media to highlight 100 important buildings that embody the future of architecture. We?re asking more of architecture than ever before; the response will define our future. A pavilion made from paper. A building that eats... more...

  • The Gargoyle Bookby Lester Burbank Bridaham; Ralph Adams Cram

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95

    Amid the soaring grandeur of arches and spires lurks a more down-to-earth architectural flourish: the grinning head of a gargoyle. Singly and clustered, these intriguing creatures form as distinctive an element of Gothic architecture as the flying buttress. Nowhere are they more prominent than along the walls of French cathedrals, and this magnificently... more...

  • Ghastly Good Tasteby John Betjeman

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 17.99

    'My own interest started in seeking out what was old. When the guide told me that this was the bed in which Queen Elizabeth slept, I believed him. When owners of country cottages in Suffolk told me their cottage was a thousand years old, I believed them too. I thought that this or that church was the smallest in England, and that secret passages... more...

  • Graphic Standards Field Guide to Residential Constructionby Dennis J. Hall; Nina M. Giglio

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00

    A must-have reference to more than 100 common residential conditions—from accessibility issues to working with zinc Practical information that the architect, engineer, contractor and homeowner can access quickly, with over 230 supporting tables photos and details Identifies frequently used reference standards, acceptable practices, and... more...

  • Guide to London's Contemporary Architectureby Kenneth Allinson; Victoria Thornton

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Guide to London's Contemporary Architecture provides a guide to the wealth of architecture completed in London. The book first offers information on the buildings located in the City of London and the Docklands. These include the Broadgate Complex, Alban Gate, Bracken House, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Queen Street offices, Girozentrale Vienna, Minster... more...

  • The Holy City of Medinaby Harry Munt

    Cambridge University Press 1920; US$ 76.00

    Examines the emergence of Medina as a holy city, focusing on the historical developments of the first three Islamic centuries. more...