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[FREE] City of the Soul : Rome and the Romantics

[FREE] City of the Soul : Rome and the Romantics

By (author) John A. Pinto City of the Soul critically examines how an international cast of visitors fashioned Rome s image, visual and literary, in the century between 1770 and… Read more »

Building the Past  :  Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Building the Past : Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

by Brian G. Redmond , Edited by Robert A. Genheimer The study of ancient architecture reveals much about the social constructs and culture of the planners, builders, and inhabitants of… Read more »

Vertical Living : The Architectural Centre and the Remaking of Wellington

Vertical Living : The Architectural Centre and the Remaking of Wellington

By (author) Julia Gatley , By (author) Paul Walker In 1946 a group of students and idealists got together to realise their visions for a modern city. Over the following… Read more »

The Suburban Church : Modernism and Community in Postwar America

The Suburban Church : Modernism and Community in Postwar America

By (author) Gretchen Buggeln After World War II, America s religious denominations spent billions on church architecture as they spread into the suburbs. In this richly illustrated history of midcentury… Read more »

Studies in Hellenistic Architecture

Studies in Hellenistic Architecture

By (author) Frederick E. Winter , Contributions by Janos Fedak Studies in Hellenistic Architecture is a detailed analysis of the development of the major building-types of the Hellenistic age –… Read more »

Shaping Seattle Architecture : A Historical Guide to the Architects

Shaping Seattle Architecture : A Historical Guide to the Architects

Edited by Jeffrey Karl Ochsner The first edition of Shaping Seattle Architecture, published in 1994, introduced readers to Seattle’s architects by showcasing the work of those who were instrumental in… Read more »

Saarinen Houses

Saarinen Houses

By (author) Jari Jetsonen , By (author) Sirkkaliisa Jetsonen The iconic Finnish-American father-son architects Eliel and Eero Saarinen may be most famous for buildings such as the Helsinki Central Railway… Read more »

Re-Imaging the City : A New Conceptualisation of the Urban Logic of the “Islamic City”

Re-Imaging the City : A New Conceptualisation of the Urban Logic of the “Islamic City”

By (author) Somaiyeh Falahat Somaiyeh Falahat investigates the spatial and morphological logic of pre-modern Middle Eastern and North African cities, so-called “Islamic cities”. She bases her argument on the fact… Read more »

Cartographies of Time

Cartographies of Time

By (author) Daniel Rosenberg What does history look like? How do you draw time? From the most ancient images to the contemporary, the line has served as the central figure… Read more »

Conversations with Mies Van Der Rohe

Conversations with Mies Van Der Rohe

Edited by ┬áMoises Puente It has been said that modernist legend Mies van der Rohe’s thirty years spent working in America reflected his mostconsistent and mature efforts toward achieving his… Read more »

Capital Dilemma : Germany’s Search for a New Architecture of Democracy

Capital Dilemma : Germany’s Search for a New Architecture of Democracy

By (author) ┬áMichael Z Wise The decision to move Germany’s government seat from Bonn to Berlin by the year 2000 poses an architectural challenge and has fostered an international debate… Read more »

Architecture and Capitalism : 1845 to the Present

Architecture and Capitalism : 1845 to the Present

Edited by Peggy Deamer Architecture and Capitalism tells a story of the relationship between the economy and architectural design. Eleven historians each discuss in brand new essays the time period… Read more »

The Art of Building in the Classical World : Vision, Craftsmanship, and Linear Perspective in Greek and Roman Architecture

The Art of Building in the Classical World : Vision, Craftsmanship, and Linear Perspective in Greek and Roman Architecture

By (author) John R. Senseney This book examines the application of drawing in the design process of classical architecture, exploring how the tools and techniques of drawing developed for architecture… Read more »

The Architecture of Roman Temples : The Republic to the Middle Empire

The Architecture of Roman Temples : The Republic to the Middle Empire

By (author) John Stamper This book examines the development of Roman temple architecture from its earliest history in the sixth century BC to the reigns of Hadrian and the Antonines… Read more »

Key Buildings from Prehistory to the Present : Plans, Sections and Elevations

Key Buildings from Prehistory to the Present : Plans, Sections and Elevations

By (author) Andrew Ballantyne The latest in this successful series, this book features around 150 of the most important buildings in the history of world architecture – from the pyramids… Read more »

Le Corbusier : The Chapel at Ronchamp

Le Corbusier : The Chapel at Ronchamp

By (author) Daniele Pauly The pilgrimage church Notre-Dame-du-Haut in Ronchamp (1950-54), an icon of modern architecture, represents one of the central buildings of Le Corbusier’s late period. Like all the… Read more »

The Imperfect City: On Architectural Judgment

The Imperfect City: On Architectural Judgment

By (author) Samir Younes If architectural judgment were a city, a city of ideas and forms, then it is a very imperfect city. When architects judge the success or failure… Read more »

The Greening of Architecture

The Greening of Architecture

By Phillip James Tabb Contemporary architecture, and the culture it reflects dependent as it is on fossil fuels, has contributed to the cause and necessity of a burgeoning green process… Read more »

The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture : Between Imitation and Invention

The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture : Between Imitation and Invention

By David Mayernik Emulation is a challenging middle ground between imitation and invention. The idea of rivaling by means of imitation, as old as the Aenead and as modern as… Read more »

The Architecture of Use : Aesthetics and Function in Architectural Design

The Architecture of Use : Aesthetics and Function in Architectural Design

By (author) Stephen Grabow , By (author) Kent Spreckelmeyer By analyzing ten examples of buildings that embody the human experience at an extraordinary level, this book clarifies the central importance… Read more »

Building Apartheid : On Architecture and Order in Imperial Cape Town

Building Apartheid : On Architecture and Order in Imperial Cape Town

By (author) Nicholas Coetzer , Series edited by Dr. Eamonn Canniffe Through a specific architectural lens, this book exposes the role the British Empire played in the development of apartheid…. Read more »

Architecture and Art of the Deccan Sultanates

Architecture and Art of the Deccan Sultanates

By (author) George Michell , By (author) Mark Zebrowski The Muslim kingdoms of the Deccan plateau flourished from the fourteenth to eighteenth centuries. During this period, the Deccan sultans built… Read more »

Artists’ Impressions in Architectural Design

Artists’ Impressions in Architectural Design

By (author) Bob Giddings , By (author) Margaret Horne Artists’ Impressions in Architectural Design analyses the ways in which architects have presented their designs for clients and the public, both… Read more »

Building for Life : Designing and Understanding the Human-nature Connection

Building for Life : Designing and Understanding the Human-nature Connection

By (author) Stephen R. Kellert This is a definitive examination of how the inter-relationship between nature, architecture, and design is essential to human well-being. “Sustainable design” has made great strides… Read more »

Twentieth Century Industrial Archaeology

Twentieth Century Industrial Archaeology

Michael Stratton This book examines the industrial monuments of twentieth- century Britain. Each chapter takes a specific theme and examines it in the context of the buildings and structure of… Read more »

The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation : Antiquity to Modernity

The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation : Antiquity to Modernity

By (author) Miles Glendinning Winner of the 2016 Antoinette Forrester Downing Award presented by the Society of Architectural Historians. In many cities across the world, particularly in Europe, old buildings… Read more »

Architecture of France

Architecture of France

By David A. Hanser Covering all regions of France-from Avignon’s Palace of the Popes to Versailles’ Petit Trianon-and all periods of French architecture-from the Roman theater at Orange to the… Read more »

Detail in Process

Detail in Process

By Christine Killory What separates good architecture from great architecture? The difference lies in the details. The way an architect chooses to treat architectural detailingscreens and walls, doors and windows,… Read more »

Conservation of Historic Buildings

Conservation of Historic Buildings

By Bernard M. Feilden Since its publication in 1982 Sir Bernard Feilden’s Conservation of Historic Buildings has become the standard text for architects and others involved in the conservation of… Read more »

Julie Snow, Architects

Julie Snow, Architects

By Julie Snow It’s an unfortunate reality that architects practicing in the great expanse between the East and West coasts all too often find themselves beyond the radar of the… Read more »

Turn-of-the-Century House Designs  : With Floor Plans, Elevations and Interior Details of 24 Residences

Turn-of-the-Century House Designs : With Floor Plans, Elevations and Interior Details of 24 Residences

By (author) William T. Comstock Designs and plans for constructing country homes with over 130 illustrations depicting interior and exterior designs, perspectives, and more. Product details Format Paperback | 47… Read more »

Understanding Architecture : An Introduction to Architecture and Architectural History

Understanding Architecture : An Introduction to Architecture and Architectural History

By (author) Hazel Conway , By (author) Rowan Roenisch A comprehensive introduction to architecture and architectural history and exceptional in its approach, this book explores architecture as a current practice… Read more »

Contemporary Curtain Wall Architecture

Contemporary Curtain Wall Architecture

By Scott Murray Recent years have seen a rapidly growing interest among contemporary architects in the use of curtain walls to createinnovative, attention-grabbing building facades. With new concerns about the… Read more »

Disclosing Horizons

Disclosing Horizons

By Professor Nicholas Temple This study examines the influence of perspective on architecture, highlighting how critical historical changes in the representation and perception of space continue to inform the way… Read more »

Art of Japanese Architecture

Art of Japanese Architecture

By (author) David Young , By (author) Michiko Kimura Young “The Art of Japanese Architecture” explores the simplicity, asymmetry, sensitivity to the natural environment, and use of natural materials that… Read more »

Landscapes of the Islamic World : Archaeology, History, and Ethnography

Landscapes of the Islamic World : Archaeology, History, and Ethnography

Edited by Stephen McPhillips , Edited by Paul D Wordsworth Islamic societies of the past have often been characterized as urban, with rural and other extra-urban landscapes cast in a… Read more »

Nanjing: Historical Landscape and its Planning from Geographical Perspective 2016

Nanjing: Historical Landscape and its Planning from Geographical Perspective 2016

By (author) Yifeng Yao This book studies the historical changes of the cityscape of Nanjing from the point of view of geographical systems. Nanjing is a city located along the… Read more »

The Domus Aurea and the Roman Architectural Revolution

The Domus Aurea and the Roman Architectural Revolution

By (author) Larry F. Ball Nero’s palace, the Domus Aurea (Golden House), is the most influential known building in the history of Roman architecture. It has been incompletely studied and… Read more »

Tropical Living : Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines

Tropical Living : Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines

By Elizabeth Reyes Graced with a warm tropical climate, plenty of indigenous building materials and Asian- and Latin-inspired style, the Philippines is home to some of Southeast Asia’s most creative… Read more »

Los Angeles : The Architecture of Four Ecologies

Los Angeles : The Architecture of Four Ecologies

RBy (author) Reyner Banham , Foreword by Joe Day Reyner Banham examined the built environment of Los Angeles in a way no architectural historian before him had done, looking with… Read more »