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  • The World's Most Mysterious Castlesby Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe

    Dundurn 2005; US$ 11.99

    The Fanthorpes examine grimly silent stones to expose their often tragic and bloody pasts. more...

  • Legal Architectureby Linda Mulcahy

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Legal Architecture addresses how the environment of the trial can be seen as a physical expression of our relationship with ideals of justice. It provides an alternative account of the trial, which charts the troubled history of notions of due process and participation. In contrast to visions of judicial space as neutral, Linda Mulcahy argues that... more...

  • The Country House Revealedby Dan Cruickshank

    Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 39.98

    Spanning the architectural history of the country house from the disarming Elizabethan charm of South Wraxall, the classical rigour of Kinross in Scotland, the majesty and ingenuity of Hawksmoor's Easton Neston, the Palladian sweep of Wentworth Woodhouse, with over 300 rooms and frontage of 600 feet, the imperial exuberance of Clandeboye, through... more...

  • Intimità a Pompeiby Anna Anguissola

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    This book revolves around the shaping of Roman domestic space and the cultural issues of privacy and representativeness. At the core is a set of lavish rooms where layout, architecture and décor bespeak the presence of one or two beds suitable for sleep or daytime rest. For such issues the city of Pompeii provides a rare case in point,... more...

  • Great Monuments of Indiaby Dorling Kindersley Ltd

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2009; Not Available

    A sumptuous portrait of India's greatest monuments, in ebook format With a recorded history that goes back 5,000 years, India's architectural heritage includes an impressive array of monuments, ranging from centuries-old temples, tombs and forts to exquisite palaces and public halls. Explore eleven of these architectural gems through over... more...

  • The Pineconeby Jenny Uglow

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 14.57

    In the village of Wreay, near Carlisle, stands the strangest and most magical church in Victorian England. This vivid, original book tells the story of its builder, Sarah Losh, strong-willed and passionate and unusual in every way. Born into an old Cumbrian family, heiress to an industrial fortune, Sarah combined a zest for progress with a love... more...

  • Best Castles - England, Ireland, Scotland, Walesby Various

    F+W Media 2006; US$ 16.99

    This is the ultimate book for days out with the family, visiting Britain and Ireland's greatest architectural and historical treasures. Many of the castles featured offer a wealth of things to see and do, from their beautiful settings and manicured gardens, to museum collections and re-enactment events. Not only does the book give you essential information... more...

  • Emergent Architectural Territories in East Asian Citiesby Peter G. Rowe

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 63.95

    This book presents current developments in city planning and architecture in East Asia. It describes the many neighborhoods in which the region?s large cities are modernizing or expanding with innovative structures and advanced construction projects. It combines a typology of public structures with an analysis of the compositional principles... more...

  • My Desk is my Castleby Uta Brandes; Michael Erlhoff

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 43.95

    The desk is a place of work and of action, but it also serves as a place to exhibit personal things and preferences. Thus it always characterizes in two ways a material and symbolic unity. The desk is not only very informative in itself, but also must always be studied and understood in the context of its cultural, gender-specific, and... more...

  • Die Kücheby Klaus Spechtenhauser

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 48.95

    Since the 1990s the kitchen has moved into the design spotlight, and this publication examines and reviews its significance in an architectural, cultural, social and economical context. The authors look at developments and revolutionary kitchen concepts of the last decades including standardized kitchens and open kitchen living spaces.... more...