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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Vitruvius Britannicusby Colen Campbell

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 24.95

    A consortium of British architects and their patrons rebelled against the early eighteenth century's Baroque excesses and turned instead toward the Renaissance works of Andrea Palladio for inspiration. These Neo-Palladians guided the course of British architecture toward classical principles, and the Vitruvius Britannicus (British Vitruvius) reflects... 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...