History of architecture books

7639 books were found.

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 >>

Walking Cities: London

Walking Cities: London

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

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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

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Castles, Palaces & Stately Homes: The illustrated guide to the architectural, cultural and historical heritage of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Castles, Palaces & Stately Homes: The illustrated guide...

Author: Charles Phillips ,  Professor Richard Wilson
ISBN: 9780754834960
Format: Hardback
$51.75

This sumptuously illustrated history presents, in an updated new edition, an in-depth account of Britain's most...  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 >>

Iteration: Episodes in the Mediation of Art and Architecture

Iteration: Episodes in the Mediation of Art and Architecture...

Author: Robin Schuldenfrei (Courtauld Institute of Art, UK)
ISBN: 9781138392489
Format: Paperback
$73.99

This edited volume considers the ways in which multiple stages, phases, or periods in an artistic or design process...  Read More >>

Soviet Architectural Avant-Gardes: Architecture and Stalin's Revolution from Above, 1928-1938

Soviet Architectural Avant-Gardes: Architecture and...

Author: Danilo Udovicki-Selb
ISBN: 9781474299862
Format: Hardback
$219.94

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Gothic Architecture and Sexuality in the Circle of Horace Walpole

Gothic Architecture and Sexuality in the Circle of Horace...

Author: Matthew M. Reeve
ISBN: 9780271085883
Format: Hardback
$197.87

Addresses the question of how and why Horace Walpole and the men of his circle promoted the Gothic style in art,...  Read More >>

Broadway: A History of New York City in Thirteen Miles

Broadway: A History of New York City in Thirteen Miles...

Author: Fran Leadon
ISBN: 9780393357929
Format: Paperback
$50.03

Part lively social history, part architectural survey, here is the story of Broadway-from 17th-century cow path...  Read More >>

Resistant City: Histories, Maps And The Architecture Of Development

Resistant City: Histories, Maps And The Architecture...

Author: Eunice Mei Feng Seng (The Univ Of Hong Kong, Hong Kong & Skew Collaborative, China)
ISBN: 9789811204616
Format: Hardback
$194.06

This vivid book is an inquiry into the stagnation between the development of architectural practice and the progress...  Read More >>

Improbable Metropolis: Houston's Architectural and Urban History

Improbable Metropolis: Houston's Architectural and Urban...

Author: Barrie Scardino Bradley
ISBN: 9781477320198
Format: Hardback
$93.15

Just over 180 years ago, the city of Houston was nothing more than an alligator-infested swamp along the Buffalo...  Read More >>

Puerto Rico's Henry Klumb: A Modern Architect's Sense of Place

Puerto Rico's Henry Klumb: A Modern Architect's Sense...

Author: Cesar A. Cruz (Ball State University, USA)
ISBN: 9780367149727
Format: Hardback
$252.00

This book follows Henry Klumb's life in architecture from Cologne, Germany to Puerto Rico. Arriving on the island,...  Read More >>

Hermathena: Der Architekt der Renaissance als Demiurg und PAdagoge

Hermathena: Der Architekt der Renaissance als Demiurg...

Author: Berthold Hub
ISBN: 9783205207245
Format: Hardback
$235.44

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Church Building and Society in the Later Middle Ages

Church Building and Society in the Later Middle Ages...

Author: Gabriel Byng (University of Cambridge)
ISBN: 9781108827454
Format: Paperback
$64.66

Almost every English town and village has a parish church, but how was its construction financed and managed? This...  Read More >>

Roman Cult Images: The Lives and Worship of Idols from the Iron Age to Late Antiquity

Roman Cult Images: The Lives and Worship of Idols from...

Author: Philip Kiernan (Kennesaw State University, Georgia)
ISBN: 9781108487344
Format: Hardback
$232.88

This book explores how Roman cult images were created, used, and eventually destroyed, from the Iron Age to Late...  Read More >>

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