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- 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...
- 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...
- Historic England 2015; US$ 7.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
Rich survey ranges from pioneer cabins to French Provincial and Neoclassic revivals. Extensive commentary on each building, with over 100 detailed illustrations, including 36 floor plans. Bibliography. more...
- Dover Publications 2011; US$ 24.95
This magnificent volume comprises three folios, originally published between 1739 and 1771. More than 100 plates depict facades, ground plans, exterior elevations, and perspective views of grand Neo-Palladian buildings. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...