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Gardner's Art Through the Ages : The Western Perspective

Gardner's Art Through the Ages : The Western Perspective

Fred S. Kleiner Description Package includes Gardner's Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volumes I and II, 15th edition and LMS Integrated for MindTap Art, 1 Term (6 months)… Read more »

Roman Villas in Central Italy : A Social and Economic History

Roman Villas in Central Italy : A Social and Economic History

Annalisa Marzano Description This volume, which was awarded Honorable Mention and a Silver Medal from the Premio Romanistico Internationazionale Gerard Boulvert, investigates the socio-economic role of elite villas in Roman… Read more »

Winnipeg Modern : Architecture, 1945 to 1975

Winnipeg Modern : Architecture, 1945 to 1975

Serena Keshavjee Description A vivid, stylish, and fascinating look at internationally acclaimed architects and their work. Beginning in the 1940s, John A. Russell, dean of the School of Architecture at… Read more »

First Forts : Essays on the Archaeology of Proto-Colonial Fortifications

First Forts : Essays on the Archaeology of Proto-Colonial Fortifications

Eric C. Klingelhofer Proto-colonial archaeology explores the physical origins of the world culture that evolved out of contacts made in the Age of Exploration, from Columbus to Cromwell. The early… Read more »

[FREE] Hart Wood : Architectural Regionalism in Hawaii

[FREE] Hart Wood : Architectural Regionalism in Hawaii

By Don J. Hibbard This lavishly illustrated book traces the life and work of Hart Wood (1880-1957), from his beginnings in architectural offices in Denver and San Francisco to his… Read more »

Michigan’s County Courthouses

Michigan’s County Courthouses

By John Fedynsky Whether you are an attorney, a Michigan history buff, or a lover of architecture, you will find this book is a valuable resource. —”Michigan Bar Journal”John Fedynsky… Read more »

Just Below the Line : Disability, Housing, and Equity in the South

Just Below the Line : Disability, Housing, and Equity in the South

Korydon H. Smith With America on the brink of the largest number of older adults and persons with disabilities in the countrys history, the deceleration in housing production during the… Read more »

[FREE] Public Spaces, Private Gardens : A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans

[FREE] Public Spaces, Private Gardens : A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans

By Lake Douglas Landscape architect Lake Douglas employs written accounts, archival data, historic photographs, lithographs, maps, and city planning documents — many of which have never before been published —… Read more »

[FREE] Viennese Secession

[FREE] Viennese Secession

By Klaus H Carl Symbol of a forecasted revolution, the Viennese Secession possesses within itself the dissidence of about twenty talented artists against the conservative academicism which petrified Vienna and… Read more »

[FREE] Cairo : Histories of a City

[FREE] Cairo : Histories of a City

By Nezar Alsayyad From its earliest days as a royal settlement fronting the pyramids of Giza to its current manifestation as the largest metropolis in Africa, Cairo has forever captured… Read more »

[FREE] Steel Designer’s Manual

[FREE] Steel Designer’s Manual

By Institute Steel Construction This classic manual for structural steelwork design was first published in 1956, since when it has sold many thousands of copies worldwide. The fifth edition is… Read more »

San Antonio Architecture : Traditions and Visions

San Antonio Architecture : Traditions and Visions

by San Antonio, Boone Powell  With a history more than 290 years old, San Antonio boasts a diverse, eclectic, and important architectural inventory. From the Spanish Missions of the 17th… Read more »

Manufacturing a Socialist Modernity : Housing in Czechoslovakia, 1945-1960

Manufacturing a Socialist Modernity : Housing in Czechoslovakia, 1945-1960

Kimberly Elman Zarecor Description Eastern European prefabricated housing blocks are often vilified as the visible manifestations of everything that was wrong with state socialism. For many inside and outside the… Read more »

Media Capital : Architecture and Communications in New York City

Media Capital : Architecture and Communications in New York City

Aurora Wallace Description In a declaration of the ascendance of the American media industry, nineteenth-century press barons in New York City helped to invent the skyscraper, a quintessentially American icon… Read more »

The Mental Life of the Architectural Historian : Re-Opening the Early Historiography of Modern Architecture

The Mental Life of the Architectural Historian : Re-Opening the Early Historiography of Modern Architecture

Gevork Hartoonian Description Starting with the question concerning the discursive formation of architectural history, the chapters compiled in this book attempt to re-read the historiography of early modern architecture from… Read more »

Missouri Armories : The Guards Home in Architecture and History

Missouri Armories : The Guards Home in Architecture and History

Robert P. Wiegers Description The armory buildings in most Missouri towns are the unheralded local face of the Missouri National Guard. Home to a part-time militia within communities around the… Read more »

Pedestrian Modern : Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956

Pedestrian Modern : Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956

David Smiley Description Too close to the wiles and calculations of consumption, stores and shopping centers are generally relegated to secondary, pedestrian status in the history of architecture. And yet,… Read more »

Constantinople to Cordoba : Dismantling Ancient Architecture in the East, North Africa and Islamic Spain

Constantinople to Cordoba : Dismantling Ancient Architecture in the East, North Africa and Islamic Spain

By Michael Greenhalgh A survey of the various ways in which the extensive remains of ancient architecture were reused or destroyed in the crescent from Greece and Turkey through Syria,… Read more »

Dalmatia and the Mediterranean : Portable Archaeology and the Poetics of Influence

Dalmatia and the Mediterranean : Portable Archaeology and the Poetics of Influence

Alina Payne Description Using the Braudelian concept of the Mediterranean this volume focuses on the condition of "coastal exchanges" involving the Dalmatian littoral and its Adriatic and more distant maritime… Read more »

Deleuze and Architecture

Deleuze and Architecture

Helen Frichot Description This title critiques the legacy and ongoing influence of Deleuze on the discipline and practice of architecture. Since the 1980s, Deleuze's philosophy has fuelled a generation of… Read more »

[FREE] Gods in Dwellings : Temples and Divine Presence in the Ancient Near East

[FREE] Gods in Dwellings : Temples and Divine Presence in the Ancient Near East

by Michael B. Hundley  In this book devoted exclusively to temples and perceptions of the divine presences that inhabit them, Michael B. Hundley focuses on the official religions of the… Read more »

[FREE] Chicago Skyscrapers 1871-1934

[FREE] Chicago Skyscrapers 1871-1934

By Thomas Leslie For more than a century, Chicago’s skyline has included some of the world’s most distinctive and inspiring buildings. This history of the Windy City’s skyscrapers begins in… Read more »

The Guild and Guild Buildings of Shakespeare's Stratford : Society, Religion, School and Stage

The Guild and Guild Buildings of Shakespeare's Stratford : Society, Religion, School and Stage

Professor J. R. Mulryne Description The guild buildings of Shakespeare's Stratford represent a rare instance of a largely unchanged set of buildings which draw together the threads of the town's… Read more »

Public Spectacles in Roman and Late Antique Palestine

Public Spectacles in Roman and Late Antique Palestine

Zeev Weiss Description Public Spectacles in Roman and Late Antique Palestine introduces readers to the panoply of public entertainment that flourished in Palestine from the first century BCE to the… Read more »

Chinese Architecture and Metaphor : Song Culture in the Yingzao Fashi Building Manual

Chinese Architecture and Metaphor : Song Culture in the Yingzao Fashi Building Manual

Feng Jiren Description This book investigates the historical tradition of Chinese architectural writing from antiquity to the Song period, with a focus on a building manual titled Yingzao Fashi (Building… Read more »

China Living

China Living

Sharon Leece; A. Chester Ong Gain insight into the world’s hyper-modern design paradise with this stunning Chinese interior design book. In this rapidly-changing nation, the pioneering spirit of a new… Read more »

Building a Revolution : Chinese Architecture Since 1980

Building a Revolution : Chinese Architecture Since 1980

Charlie Q.L. Xue Description This book presents a picture of Chinese architecture in transition, as the entire economy shifted from being planned and state-controlled to being market-led.show more Download

Baroque & Rococo Art & Architecture

Baroque & Rococo Art & Architecture

Robert Neuman Description Baroque and Rococo Art and Architecture is the first in-depth history of one of the great periods of Western art, spanning the years 1585 to 1785. The… Read more »

Art of Islam

Art of Islam

Elliott Fleming; Gustave Le Bon>Following the ideals of beauty of Islamic art, the book shows high-quality representations of numerous monumental masterpieces, such as the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, the Taj… Read more »

Art Deco : A Mode of Mobility

Art Deco : A Mode of Mobility

Michael Windover Description This book argues that mobility is the central theme of the interwar mode of design known today as Art Deco. It is present on the very surfaces… Read more »

Architecture: The Making of Metaphors

Architecture: The Making of Metaphors

Barie Fez-Barringten Description The authors writings are based on his lecture series presented in 1968 at Yale University called "Architecture: The Making of Metaphors" which was then published in part… Read more »

Architecture in Translation : Germany, Turkey, and the Modern House

Architecture in Translation : Germany, Turkey, and the Modern House

Esra Akcan Description In Architecture in Translation, Esra Akcan offers a way to understand the global circulation of culture that extends the notion of translation beyond language to visual fields…. Read more »

Tales of Two Cities  :  Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City

Tales of Two Cities : Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City

by Jonathan Conlin Paris and London have long held a mutual fascination, and never more so than in the period from 1700 to 1914, when each vied to be the world’s greatest… Read more »

Building Jaipur  :  The Making of an Indian City

Building Jaipur : The Making of an Indian City

By (author) Vibhuti Sachdev , By (author) Giles Henry Rupert Tillotson Jaipur, in Rajasthan, is one of India s most famous cities, and is renowned for its palaces and museums,… Read more »

Suspending Modernity  :  The Architecture of Franco Albini

Suspending Modernity : The Architecture of Franco Albini

By (author) Kay Bea Jones , Series edited by Dr. Eamonn Canniffe Franco Albini s works of architecture and design, produced between 1930 and 1977, have enjoyed a recent revival… Read more »

[FREE] Storming the Old Boys’ Citadel : Two Pioneer Women Architects of Nineteenth Century North America

[FREE] Storming the Old Boys’ Citadel : Two Pioneer Women Architects of Nineteenth Century North America

By (author) Carla Blank , By (author) Tania Martin This book focuses on the lives and works of two of the very first women of European American ancestry to practice… Read more »

Stones of Dublin : A History of Dublin in Ten Buildings

Stones of Dublin : A History of Dublin in Ten Buildings

By (author) Lisa Marie Griffith Stand on any street in Dublin and one is confronted with history, with a story set in stone. In presenting 10 of Dublin’s most historic… Read more »

Ornament and Order : Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon

Ornament and Order : Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon

By (author) Rafael Schacter Over the last forty years, graffiti and street-art have become a global phenomenon within the visual arts. Whilst they have increasingly been taken seriously by the… Read more »

Seats of Power in Europe During the Hundred Years War : An Architectural Study from 1330 to 1480

Seats of Power in Europe During the Hundred Years War : An Architectural Study from 1330 to 1480

By (author) Anthony Emery The Hundred Years’ War between England and France is a story of an epic conflict between two nations whose destinies became inextricably entwined throughout the later… Read more »

Great Walls and Linear Barriers

Great Walls and Linear Barriers

By (author) Peter Spring Everyone has heard of the Great Wall of China and knows of Hadrian’s Wall and the other barriers lining stretches of Rome’s imperial frontiers. But Peter… Read more »