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The Egypt in Italy : Visions of Egypt in Roman Imperial Culture

The Egypt in Italy : Visions of Egypt in Roman Imperial Culture

By (author) Molly Swetnam-Burland This book examines the appetite for Egyptian and Egyptian-looking artwork in Italy during the century following Rome’s annexation of Aegyptus as a province. In the early… Read more »

English Leadwork : Its Art and History

English Leadwork : Its Art and History

By (author) Lawrence Weaver Lawrence Weaver’s design reference work appeared in 1909, and is now available from Donhead in this re-printed facsimile edition. It describes and documents many examples of… Read more »

Image, Text, Architecture : The Utopics of the Architectural Media

Image, Text, Architecture : The Utopics of the Architectural Media

By (author) Robin Wilson Image, Text, Architecture brings a radical and detailed analysis of the modern and contemporary architectural media, addressing issues of architectural criticism, architectural photography and the role… Read more »

Impossible Heights : Skyscrapers, Flight, and the Master Builder

Impossible Heights : Skyscrapers, Flight, and the Master Builder

Adnan Morshed The advent of the airplane and skyscraper in 1920s and 30s America offered the population an entirely new way to look at the world: from above. The captivating… Read more »

Imperial Illusions : Crossing Pictorial Boundaries in the Qing Palaces

Imperial Illusions : Crossing Pictorial Boundaries in the Qing Palaces

By (author) Kristina Kleutghen In the Forbidden City and other palaces around Beijing, Emperor Qianlong (r. 1736-1795) surrounded himself with monumental paintings of architecture, gardens, people, and faraway places. The… Read more »

Innovative Vaulting in the Architecture of the Roman Empire : 1st to 4th Centuries CE

Innovative Vaulting in the Architecture of the Roman Empire : 1st to 4th Centuries CE

By (author) Lynne C. Lancaster This book studies six vaulting techniques employed in architecture outside of Rome and asks why they were invented where they were and how they were… Read more »

Domus : Ficcion y Mundo Domestico en el Barroco Espanol

Domus : Ficcion y Mundo Domestico en el Barroco Espanol

Noelia S. Cirnigliaro Domus aborda ejemplos de la dramaturgia y la narrativa corta del siglo XVII espanol en tanto formas esteticas que respondieron al desarrollo del mundo domestico nobiliario y… Read more »

Conflicted Identities : Housing and the Politics of Cultural Representation

Conflicted Identities : Housing and the Politics of Cultural Representation

Alexandra Staub Nation-states have long used representational architecture to create symbolic identities for public consumption both at home and abroad. Government buildings, major ensembles and urban plans have a visibility… Read more »

Conservation of Modern Architecture

Conservation of Modern Architecture

By Susan Macdonald The importance of protecting significant buildings from decay and destruction would seem to be undeniable. Yet whilst the majority of buildings of merit constructed before the Second… Read more »

Constructing a Place of Critical Architecture in China : Intermediate Criticality in the Journal Time + Architecture

Constructing a Place of Critical Architecture in China : Intermediate Criticality in the Journal Time + Architecture

Dr. Guanghui Ding For the past 30 years, The Chinese journal Time + Architecture (Shidai Jianzhu) has focused on publishing innovative and exploratory work by emerging architects based in private… Read more »

Fiery Cinema : The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

Fiery Cinema : The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

By (author) Weihong Bao What was cinema in modern China? It was, this book tells us, a dynamic entity, not strictly tied to one media technology, one mode of operation,… Read more »

France

France

Jean-Louis Cohen France, arguably more than any other Western nation, played a central role in the emergence and development of modernism across a variety of disciplines, with its architects in… Read more »

Rage and Denials : Collectivist Philosophy, Politics, and Art Historiography, 1890 1947

Rage and Denials : Collectivist Philosophy, Politics, and Art Historiography, 1890 1947

By (author) Branko Mitrovi In Rage and Denials, philosopher and architectural historian Branko Mitrovi examines in detail the historiography of art and architecture in the twentieth century, with a focus… Read more »

Groundbreakers : Architects in American History – Their Places and Times

Groundbreakers : Architects in American History – Their Places and Times

Jr. Charles E. Dagit If there is anything to be learned from the history of American architecture it is that it reflects the American adventure in creativity and inventiveness, and… Read more »

The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 – 1860

The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture, 1760 – 1860

Daniel Maudlin The Idea of the Cottage in English Architecture is a history of the late Georgian phenomenon of the architect-designed cottage and the architectural discourse that articulated it. It… Read more »

The Paradox of Body, Building and Motion in Seventeenth-Century England

The Paradox of Body, Building and Motion in Seventeenth-Century England

Kimberley Skelton This book examines how seventeenth-century English architectural theorists and designers rethought the domestic built environment in terms of mobility, as motion became a dominant mode of articulating the… Read more »

The Restoration of the Roman Forum in Late Antiquity : Transforming Public Space

The Restoration of the Roman Forum in Late Antiquity : Transforming Public Space

Gregor Kalas In The Restoration of the Roman Forum in Late Antiquity, Gregor Kalas examines architectural conservation during late antiquity period at Rome's most important civic center: the Roman Forum…. Read more »

The Evolution of Washington, DC : Historical Selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University

The Evolution of Washington, DC : Historical Selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University

Dr James M Goode "The Evolution of Washington, DC" is a striking volume featuring select pieces of the extraordinary collection of Washingtoniana donated by Albert H. Small to the George… Read more »

The Genesis of Roman Architecture

The Genesis of Roman Architecture

By John North Hopkins This groundbreaking study traces the development of Roman architecture and its sculpture from the earliest days to the middle of the 5th century BCE. Existing narratives… Read more »

The Historiography of Persian Architecture

The Historiography of Persian Architecture

By Mohammad Gharipour Historiography is the study of the methodology of writing history, the development of the discipline of history, and the changing interpretations of historical events in the works… Read more »

The History of Western Architecture

The History of Western Architecture

Natasha C Dhillon Traces the evolution of architectural thought, trends, and movements in the West while providing an overview of the different types of structures that have become integral to… Read more »