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  • 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...

  • Making Better Placesby Richard Hayward

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Making Better Places: Urban Design Now discusses how to make better places: how monotonous or rich urban development can be, how appropriate to traffic requirements urban improvements are, or how sustainable an urban design approach can be to existing and future urban dispersal. The book reviews the gap existing between the various environmental disciplines... more...

  • City Landscapeby A. B. Grove; R. W. Cresswell

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    City Landscape emerged from the City Landscape Conference held in Bath in 1981. The conference formed a contribution to the Council of Europe's campaign for Urban Renaissance and was organized in association with The Civic Trust, The Landscape Institute, The Royal Town Planning Institute, and The Society of Industrial Artists and Designers. The book... more...

  • The Architecture of Englandby Frederick Gibberd

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    The Architecture of England: From Norman Times to the Present Day provides information pertinent to the evolution of English architecture. This book shows why different building types are erected and explains their significance and characteristics. This book begins with an overview of the architecture of the ancient civilizations of Rome and Greece,... more...

  • Bauaufnahmen und Bauuntersuchungen in der Denkmalpflegeby Frank Braun

    Wachholtz Verlag 2014; US$ 19.08

    In diesem ersten Band aus der Reihe "Wismarer Schriften zur Denkmalpflege" werden Projekte seit 1990 vorgestellt. Dabei werden denkmalgeschützte Bauten in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, aber auch in den angrenzenden Bundesländern Schleswig-Holstein, Niedersachsen und Brandenburg behandelt. Die Bandbreite der Gebäude reicht von Kirchen, Guts- und... more...

  • Plymouthby Jeremy Gould

    Historic England 2015; US$ 5.82

    Post-war reconstruction offered unparalleled opportunities to the developing profession of urban planners to cast off the constraints imposed by historic infrastructure and produce a new vision of urban living, expressed in rationally designed city centres linked to suburban precincts and with modern integrated transport systems. Plymouth is the foremost... more...

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

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    Excellent architectural sourcebook includes street front elevations, with enlarged and detailed designs for residential entrances, cornices, a curved roof, dormer window, and much more. 714 illustrations. more...

  • Masterpieces of American Architectureby Edward Warren Hoak; Willis Humphrey Church

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 29.95

    Splendid survey of buildings from 1900 to 1930 features works by McKim, Mead & White; Pope; Platt; Gilbert; others. The Boston Public Library, Lincoln Memorial, Woolworth Building, many more. 189 photos. 77 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • Masterpieces of Medieval Open Timber Roofsby Raphael Brandon; J. Arthur Brandon

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    Excellently framed and designed, with bold, receding arches, the open timber roofs of the medieval period featured massive moldings, carved timbers, and intricate tracery. Today, these roofs are recognized for their striking beauty, rich ornamentation, and the consummate skills of the carpenters and builders who crafted them. This excellent reproduction... more...

  • Plantation Houses and Mansions of the Old Southby J. Frazer Smith

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95

    Profusely illustrated survey ranges from pioneer cabins to French Provincial and Neoclassic revivals. Detailed drawings, including 36 floor plans, depict such venerable residences as The Hermitage, Andrew Jackson's homestead, the Gothic chapel of Old Jefferson College, many more. Rich commentary, with additional material on carpentry, other topics.... more...