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Architecture's Pretexts: Spaces of Translation

Architecture's Pretexts

Spaces of Translation

Taylor and Francis (2014)

The aim of this book is to expose readers to architecture’s pretexts that include literary...

The Ten Most Influential Buildings in History: Architecture’s Archetypes
Taylor and Francis (2016)

Even the most inventive and revolutionary architects of today owe debts to the past, often to the...

Kuwait Transformed: A History of Oil and Urban Life

Kuwait Transformed

A History of Oil and Urban Life

Stanford University Press (2016)

Kuwait Transformed analyzes the intricate relationship between the urban landscape, the patterns and...

Christmas at Highclere: Recipes and traditions from the real Downton Abbey

Christmas at Highclere

Recipes and traditions from the real Downton Abbey

Random House (2019)

Highclere Castle, known as 'the real Downton Abbey', bustles with activity at the best of times, but...

The Seven Lamps of Architecture
Electric Book Company (1998)

In August of 1848, John Ruskin and his new bride visited northern France, for the gifted young...

Architecture: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2002)

This highly original and sophisticated look at architecture helps us to understand the cultural...

The Devil In The White City
Transworld (2010)

The Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and its amazing 'White City' was one of the wonders of the world....

Modern Architecture
OUP Oxford (2002)

This new account of international modernism explores the complex motivations behind this...

Modern Architectural Theory: A Historical Survey, 1673–1968

Modern Architectural Theory

A Historical Survey, 1673–1968

Cambridge University Press (2009)

Modern Architectural Theory is the first book to provide a comprehensive survey of architectural...

The Architect: Chapters in the History of the Profession

The Architect

Chapters in the History of the Profession

Oxford University Press (1986)

How did architects get to be architects in any given period in history? How were they trained? How...