History of architecture books

6879 books were found.

Making the Most of Tomorrow: A North Bohemian Laboratory of Socialist Modernism

Making the Most of Tomorrow: A North Bohemian Laboratory...

Author: Matej Spurny ,  Derek Paton
ISBN: 9788024640174
Format: Paperback
$51.75

Most, one of the most impressive historical cities of Northern Bohemia, was destroyed in the sixties and seventies...  Read More >>

The Open-Ended City: David Dillon on Texas Architecture

The Open-Ended City: David Dillon on Texas Architecture...

Author: Kathryn Holliday ,  Robert Decherd
ISBN: 9781477317617
Format: Hardback
$43.72

In 1980, David Dillon launched his career as an architectural critic with a provocative article that asked Why...  Read More >>

O'Neil Ford on Architecture

O'Neil Ford on Architecture

Author: Kathryn O'Rourke
ISBN: 9781477316382
Format: Hardback
$43.72

Acclaimed for his designs of the Trinity University campus, the Little Chapel in the Woods, the Texas Instruments...  Read More >>

Albert Kahn's Industrial Architecture: Form Follows Performance

Albert Kahn's Industrial Architecture: Form Follows...

Author:
ISBN: 9783035618099
Format: Hardback
$118.22

Albert Kahn is probably the most important industrial architect of the 20th century. With his factory for the Ford...  Read More >>

Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation

Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and...

Author: Mhairi McVicar (Senior Lecturer, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK)
ISBN: 9780415789615
Format: Paperback
$62.99

This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily...  Read More >>

Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation

Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and...

Author: Mhairi McVicar (Senior Lecturer, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK)
ISBN: 9780415789608
Format: Hardback
$242.00

This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily...  Read More >>

Lina Bo Bardi, Drawings

Lina Bo Bardi, Drawings

Author: Zeuler Lima ,  Fundacio Joan Miro
ISBN: 9780691191195
Format: Hardback
$90.56

The first authoritative collection of drawings by legendary modern architect Lina Bo Bardi Lina Bo Bardi (1914-92)...  Read More >>

The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

Author: Bridget Elliott ,  Michael Windover
ISBN: 9781472485144
Format: Hardback
$315.00

Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines....  Read More >>

The Revolution Will Be Stopped Halfway - Oscar Niemeyer in Algeria

The Revolution Will Be Stopped Halfway - Oscar Niemeyer...

Author: Jason Oddy
ISBN: 9781941332504
Format: Paperback
$51.09

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Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture

Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian...

Author: Shonaleeka Kaul (Associate Professor of Ancient Indian History in the Centre for Historical Studies, JNU)
ISBN: 9780815382096
Format: Hardback
$231.00

Eloquent Spaces adopts the twin analytic of meaning and community to write a fresh history of building in early...  Read More >>

The Art of Vaulting: Design and Construction in the Mediterranean Gothic

The Art of Vaulting: Design and Construction in the...

Author: Paula Fuentes ,  Anke Wunderwald
ISBN: 9783035618242
Format: Hardback
$87.57

Some of the highest and widest vault constructions produced in the Middle Ages are located in the Mediterranean...  Read More >>

The Stonemason: A History of Building Britain

The Stonemason: A History of Building Britain

Author: Andrew Ziminski
ISBN: 9781473663923
Format: Paperback
$32.99

Part-hands-on archaeological history of Britain, part-deeply personal insight into this ancient craft by a stonemason...  Read More >>

A History of Architecture in 100 Buildings

A History of Architecture in 100 Buildings

Author: Dan Cruickshank
ISBN: 9780007581085
Format: Paperback
$22.99

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Aldo Rossi and the Spirit of Architecture

Aldo Rossi and the Spirit of Architecture

Author: Diane Ghirardo
ISBN: 9780300234930
Format: Hardback
$94.88

An essential new look at the Italian architect, writer, and designer whose work paved the way for the postmodern...  Read More >>

The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World

The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World...

Author: Inmaculada Rodriguez-Moya ,  Victor Minguez
ISBN: 9780367199074
Format: Paperback
$77.99

This monograph is a study of the artistic production that formed part of the various lists of the Seven Wonders...  Read More >>

The Stonemason: A History of Building Britain

The Stonemason: A History of Building Britain

Author: Andrew Ziminski
ISBN: 9781473663930
Format: Hardback
$49.99

A stonemason's story of the building of Britain: part archaeological history, part deeply personal insight into...  Read More >>

Design for the Crowd: Patriotism and Protest in Union Square

Design for the Crowd: Patriotism and Protest in Union...

Author: Joanna Merwood-Salisbury
ISBN: 9780226080826
Format: Hardback
$51.09

Situated on Broadway between Fourteenth and Seventeenth Streets, Union Square occupies a central place in both the...  Read More >>

Improvised Cities: Architecture, Urbanization, and Innovation in Peru

Improvised Cities: Architecture, Urbanization, and Innovation...

Author: Helen Gyger
ISBN: 9780822945369
Format: Hardback
$80.28

The History of Aided Self-Help Housing in Peru  Read More >>

The Grandest Madison Square Garden: Art, Scandal, and Architecture in Gilded Age New York

The Grandest Madison Square Garden: Art, Scandal, and...

Author: Suzanne Hinman
ISBN: 9780815611103
Format: Hardback
$58.32

Tells the remarkable story behind the construction of the second, 1890, Madison Square Garden and the controversial...  Read More >>

Soviet Asia: Soviet Modernist Architecture in Central Asia

Soviet Asia: Soviet Modernist Architecture in Central...

Author: Roberto Conte ,  Stefano Perego
ISBN: 9780995745551
Format: Hardback
$45.00

A fantastic collection of Soviet Asian architecture, many photographed here for the first time Soviet Asia...  Read More >>

For Want of a Lighthouse: Guiding Ships Through the Graveyard of Lake Ontario 1828-1914

For Want of a Lighthouse: Guiding Ships Through the...

Author: Marc P Seguin
ISBN: 9780994010605
Format: Paperback
$51.75

No safe harbours for steamboats or sailing vessels could be found along the isolated 70-mile stretch at the eastern...  Read More >>

Age of Concrete: Housing and the Shape of Aspiration in the Capital of Mozambique

Age of Concrete: Housing and the Shape of Aspiration...

Author: David Morton
ISBN: 9780821423684
Format: Paperback
$51.02

Age of Concrete is about people building homes on tenuous ground in the outer neighborhoods of Maputo, Mozambique,...  Read More >>

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