History of architecture books

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Hagia Sophia and the Byzantine Aesthetic Experience

Hagia Sophia and the Byzantine Aesthetic Experience...

Author: Nadine Schibille
ISBN: 9780367600358
Format: Paperback
$68.99

Paramount in the shaping of early Byzantine identity was the construction of the church of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople...  Read More >>

The Optimum Imperative: Czech Architecture for the Socialist Lifestyle, 1938-1968

The Optimum Imperative: Czech Architecture for the Socialist...

Author: Ana Miljacki (MIT, USA)
ISBN: 9780367595425
Format: Paperback
$68.99

The Optimum Imperative examines architecture's multiple entanglements within the problematics of Socialist lifestyle...  Read More >>

Reclaiming the Roman Capitol: Santa Maria in Aracoeli from the Altar of Augustus to the Franciscans, c. 500-1450

Reclaiming the Roman Capitol: Santa Maria in Aracoeli...

Author: Claudia Bolgia
ISBN: 9780367595012
Format: Paperback
$68.99

Prominently located on the Arx, the northern summit of the Capitoline hill, S. Maria in Aracoeli is the most significant...  Read More >>

Cracks in the Dome: Fractured Histories of Empire in the Zanzibar Museum, 1897-1964

Cracks in the Dome: Fractured Histories of Empire in...

Author: Sarah Longair
ISBN: 9780367598549
Format: Paperback
$68.99

As one of the most monumental and recognisable landmarks from Zanzibar's years as a British Protectorate, the distinctive...  Read More >>

Transgender Architectonics: The Shape of Change in Modernist Space

Transgender Architectonics: The Shape of Change in Modernist...

Author: Lucas Crawford
ISBN: 9780367597344
Format: Paperback
$68.99

Combining transgender studies with the 'neomodernist' architectures of the internationally renowned firm, Diller...  Read More >>

Archaeology and Architecture of the Military Orders: New Studies

Archaeology and Architecture of the Military Orders:...

Author: Mathias Piana ,  Christer Carlsson
ISBN: 9780367600846
Format: Paperback
$68.99

As elite communities in medieval societies the Military Orders were driven by the ambition to develop built environments...  Read More >>

Divided Spaces, Contested Pasts: The Heritage of the Gallipoli Peninsula

Divided Spaces, Contested Pasts: The Heritage of the...

Author: Lucienne Thys-Senocak
ISBN: 9780367587253
Format: Paperback
$68.99

The Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey was the site of one of the most tragic and memorable battles of the twentieth...  Read More >>

Architecture and Anthropology

Architecture and Anthropology

Author: Adam Jasper
ISBN: 9780367583729
Format: Paperback
$68.99

Both architecture and anthropology emerged as autonomous theoretical disciplines in the 18th-century enlightenment....  Read More >>

Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon: Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions

Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon: Heritage Interpretation...

Author: Denise Maior-Barron
ISBN: 9780367588601
Format: Paperback
$68.99

Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon challenges common perceptions of the last Queen of France, appraising the role...  Read More >>

Rethinking Modernity: Between the local and the international

Rethinking Modernity: Between the local and the international...

Author: Antigoni Katsakou
ISBN: 9781859468791
Format: Paperback
$73.99

This book proposes alternative interpretations of broadly-debated concepts within architectural modernity. Bringing...  Read More >>

Nostalgic London

Nostalgic London

Author: Ellie Walker-Arnott
ISBN: 9789460582677
Format: Paperback
$47.99

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Grinling Gibbons: Master Carver

Grinling Gibbons: Master Carver

Author: Paul Rabbitts
ISBN: 9781784424046
Format: Paperback
$17.99

Master Carver Grinling Gibbons (1648-1721) is famous for his breathtakingly delicate, intricate and realistic carvings,...  Read More >>

The Routledge Companion to Italian Fascist Architecture: Reception and Legacy

The Routledge Companion to Italian Fascist Architecture:...

Author: Kay Bea Jones (Ohio State University, USA) ,  Stephanie Pilat (University of Oklahoma, USA)
ISBN: 9780367348519
Format: Hardback
$399.00

Today, nearly a century after the National Fascist Party came to power in Italy, questions about the built legacy...  Read More >>

The Architect as Magician

The Architect as Magician

Author: Albert C. Smith (Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) ,  Kendra Schank Smith (Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
ISBN: 9781138326712
Format: Hardback
$252.00

The Architect as Magician explores the connection between magic and architecture. There is a belief that a greater...  Read More >>

Walking Cities: London

Walking Cities: London

Author: Jaspar Joseph-Lester ,  Simon King, OBE
ISBN: 9780367407919
Format: Hardback
$252.00

Walking Cities: London (second edition) brings together a new interdisciplinary field of artists, writers, architects,...  Read More >>

The Closet: The Eighteenth-Century Architecture of Intimacy

The Closet: The Eighteenth-Century Architecture of Intimacy...

Author: Danielle Bobker
ISBN: 9780691198231
Format: Hardback
$118.80

A literary and cultural history of the intimate space of the eighteenth-century closet-and how it fired the imaginations...  Read More >>

BIAD Selected Works 1949-2019

BIAD Selected Works 1949-2019

Author: Institute of Architectural Design Beijing
ISBN: 9787560888774
Format: Hardback
$90.56

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Walking Cities: London

Walking Cities: London

Author: Jaspar Joseph-Lester ,  Simon King, OBE
ISBN: 9780367407896
Format: Paperback
$62.99

Walking Cities: London (second edition) brings together a new interdisciplinary field of artists, writers, architects,...  Read More >>

Architectural Colossi and the Human Body: Buildings and Metaphors

Architectural Colossi and the Human Body: Buildings...

Author: Charalampos Politakis (Artist and Researcher, Greece)
ISBN: 9780367207922
Format: Paperback
$77.99

The human body has been used as both a model and metaphor in architecture since antiquity. This book explores how...  Read More >>

Exeter Cathedral: The Garden of Paradise

Exeter Cathedral: The Garden of Paradise

Author: Jonathan Foyle ,  Diane Walker
ISBN: 9781785512353
Format: Paperback
$44.99

This new publication, illustrated with specially commissioned photography, draws on archaeology, archives and imagery...  Read More >>

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