History of architecture books

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The Architecture of Art History: A Historiography

The Architecture of Art History: A Historiography

Author: Mark Crinson (Birkbeck University, UK) ,  Richard J. Williams (University of Edinburgh, UK)
ISBN: 9781350145252
Format: Paperback
$49.99

What is the place of architecture in the history of art? Why has it been at times central to the discipline, and...  Read More >>

The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design

The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design...

Author: Lars Spuybroek
ISBN: 9781350142770
Format: Paperback
$49.99

If there is one thing we can learn from John Ruskin, it is that each age must find its own way to beauty' writes...  Read More >>

Beyond the Mosque: Diverse Spaces of Muslim Worship

Beyond the Mosque: Diverse Spaces of Muslim Worship...

Author: Rizwan Mawani
ISBN: 9781788315272
Format: Paperback
$26.99

While mosques are the central house of worship for a majority of Muslims around the world, many of Islam's communities...  Read More >>

Modern Color/Modern Architecture: Amedee Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture

Modern Color/Modern Architecture: Amedee Ozenfant and...

Author: William W. Braham
ISBN: 9781138742017
Format: Hardback
$189.00

This title was first published in 2002. This really is a text that will fill a long-felt want. A key figure in that...  Read More >>

Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams

Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams

Author: Geraint John (Populous, UK) ,  Dave Parker (Journalist, UK)
ISBN: 9781138698840
Format: Hardback
$105.00

Olympic Stadia provides a comprehensive account of the development of stadia including but not limited to: developments...  Read More >>

Tremaine Houses - One Family's Patronage of Domestic Architecture in Midcentury America

Tremaine Houses - One Family's Patronage of Domestic...

Author: Volker M. Welter
ISBN: 9781606066140
Format: Hardback
$80.28

This volume analyzes the extraordinary patronage of modern architecture that the Tremaine family sustained for nearly...  Read More >>

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Author: Frederick Douglass
ISBN: 9781680922974
Format: Paperback
$9.03

The story of Frederick Douglass is passionate, harrowing, and inspiring. As a former slave, impassioned abolitionist,...  Read More >>

Modernity Unbound: Other Histories of Architectural Modernity

Modernity Unbound: Other Histories of Architectural...

Author: Detlef Mertins
ISBN: 9781902902890
Format: Paperback
$21.82

For almost 20 years, Detlef Mertins has been a critical voice in renewing our understanding of architectural modernity....  Read More >>

In God We Trusted: The US Constitution and the Restoration of America

In God We Trusted: The US Constitution and the Restoration...

Author: Jeff Wallace
ISBN: 9781951306199
Format: Paperback
$59.49

America's state and national constitutions are virtually ignored in today's society and government. One group says...  Read More >>

A+u 18:06, 573: Adolf Loos - From Interior to Urban City

A+u 18:06, 573: Adolf Loos - From Interior to Urban...

Author: A+u Publishing
ISBN: 9784900212220
Format: Paperback
$58.39

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A+u 09:02, 461: Houses by Louis I. Kahn

A+u 09:02, 461: Houses by Louis I. Kahn

Author: A+u Publishing
ISBN: 9784900212343
Format: Paperback
$58.39

-Louis I. Kahn's 12 most recognized houses are included in this issue, from his first the Oser House in 1940, to...  Read More >>

Midwest Architecture Journeys

Midwest Architecture Journeys

Author: Zach Mortice
ISBN: 9781948742573
Format: Hardback
$58.39

A reexamination of overlooked Midwestern architectural styles  Read More >>

Sundry Modernism - Materials for a Study of Palestinian Modernism

Sundry Modernism - Materials for a Study of Palestinian...

Author: Oraib Toukan ,  Ayyoub Tams
ISBN: 9783956793745
Format: Paperback
$29.12

With Sundry Modernism, Oraib Toukan presents an informal register of modernist Palestinian architecture--an assemblage...  Read More >>

Designing London's Public Spaces: Post-war and Now

Designing London's Public Spaces: Post-war and Now

Author: Susannah Hagan
ISBN: 9781848222588
Format: Hardback
$116.44

Those involved in the creation of public spaces think a great deal about the users of those spaces. Users think...  Read More >>

Cleveland's Millionaires' Row

Cleveland's Millionaires' Row

Author: Alan F. Dutka
ISBN: 9781467104159
Format: Paperback
$32.10

The incredible affluence and extravagance of Euclid Avenue's Millionaires' Row have fascinated Clevelanders for...  Read More >>

The Routledge Handbook on the Reception of Classical Architecture

The Routledge Handbook on the Reception of Classical...

Author: Nicholas Temple (University of Huddersfield, UK) ,  Andrzej Piotrowski (University of Minnesota, USA)
ISBN: 9781138047112
Format: Hardback
$368.00

This is the first comprehensive study of the reception of classical architecture in different regions of the world....  Read More >>

The Egyptian Book of the Dead: Slip-Cased Edition

The Egyptian Book of the Dead: Slip-Cased Edition

Author: Arcturus Publishing
ISBN: 9781789505672
Format: Hardback
$29.18

Deliver me from the Watchers who bear slaughtering knives, and who have cruel fingers. The Egyptian Book of...  Read More >>

A Chronology of Architecture: A Cultural Timeline from Stone Circles to Skyscrapers

A Chronology of Architecture: A Cultural Timeline from...

Author: John Zukowsky
ISBN: 9780500343562
Format: Hardback
$49.99

A fresh take on the history of architecture, using cultural timelines to reveal little-known connections between...  Read More >>

The Renaissance: The Cultural Rebirth of Europe

The Renaissance: The Cultural Rebirth of Europe

Author: John D Wright
ISBN: 9781782749042
Format: Hardback
$51.72

Fully illustrated throughout, The Renaissance is a highly accessible and colourful journey along the cultural contours...  Read More >>

The Ideal of Total Environmental Control: Knud Loenberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA

The Ideal of Total Environmental Control: Knud Loenberg-Holm,...

Author: Suzanne Strum (College of Architects of Catalonia, Spain)
ISBN: 9780367364496
Format: Paperback
$77.99

This book traces the ideal of total environmental control through the intellectual and geographic journey of Knud...  Read More >>

Suffragette City: Women, Politics, and the Built Environment

Suffragette City: Women, Politics, and the Built Environment...

Author: Elizabeth Darling (Oxford Brookes University, UK) ,  Nathaniel Robert Walker (The College of Charleston, USA)
ISBN: 9781138571648
Format: Paperback
$62.99

Suffragette City brings together a collection of illustrated essays dedicated to exploring and analysing cases in...  Read More >>

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