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GWATHMEY SIEGEL & ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS: Selected

By: Antique Collectors' Club

Price: $9.00

Publisher: IMAGES PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM508661

ISBN: 1875498745

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Gwathmey Siegel & Associates: Selected and Current Works (The Master Architect Series III) View more info

ARCHITECTURE MUST BURN

By: AARON BETSKY

Price: $15.00

Publisher: GINGKO PRESS INC.:

Seller ID: IM379698

ISBN: 1584230304

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Because we live in an environment so difficult to define or even see, we need architecture to make sense of it. Confronted by a world afflicted by sprawl, Aaron Betsky challenges us to see architecture as a way of understanding, experimenting with and changing our physical reality. He argues passionately for a new space of freedom and imagination, proposing an entirely new way of undoing the indiscriminate, sometimes disorderly world we have so carelessly constructed.... View more info

FLIGHT OF FANCY

By: BRENT C. BROLIN

Price: $12.00

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM70961

ISBN: 0312296134

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Architetural Ornament reveals the fascinating interplay of art, society, politics, and commerce from antiquity through modernism and explains ornament's near demise and recent revival. It is a stunningly documented argument against artistic chauvinism and a lively survey of modern architecture. View more info

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Architecture, Industry and Innovation

By: Colin Amery

Price: $28.00

Publisher: PHAIDON PRESS INC.:

Seller ID: IM488254

ISBN: 0714829234

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Nicholas Grimshaw is one of the pre-eminent figures of the British architectural scene. Alongside Sir Norman Foster and Lord Rogers he is a leading figure of the high-tech movement, responsible for some of the outstanding buildings of the last decade. This volume covers the years 1965 -- 88, a period which saw Grimshaw establish his practice and his reputation worldwide as an architect of great subtlety and a master of detail. Colin Amery charts the line of Grimshaw's de... View more info

Frank O. Gehry, Kurt W. Forster

By: CRISTINA BECHTLER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CANTZ:

Seller ID: IM498982

ISBN: 3893229639

Condition: GOOD MARKED


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MODERN ARCHITECTURE

By: DEREK AVERY

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CHAUCER PRESS:

Seller ID: IM415328

ISBN: 1904449034

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Minor wear and creasing to dj text clean & tight. View more info

HANDBOOK OF ROMANESQUE ART

By: J.J.M. TIMMERS

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MACMILLAN COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM428437

ISBN: 1199121932

Condition: FAIR CONDITION


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ABC OF ARCHITECTURE

By: JAMES F. O'GORMAN

Price: $7.50

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS:

Seller ID: IM509515

ISBN: 0812216318

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


"ABC of Architecture" is an accessible, nontechnical introduction to architectural structure, history, and criticism. Author James F. O'Gormon moves seamlessly from a discussion of the most basic inspiration for architecture (the need for shelter from the elements), to an exploration of space, system, and material, and, finally, to an examination of the language and history of architecture. He shows the nonspecialist how to read a design in plans, sections, and elevat... View more info

Oral History of Modern Architecture

By: JOHN PETER

Price: $20.00

Publisher: ABRAMS:

Seller ID: IM503616

ISBN: 0810936690

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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MODERN ARCHITECTURE: A Critical History 4th Editio

By: KENNETH FRAMPTON

Price: $11.00

Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: IM505595

ISBN: 0500203954

Condition: FAIR UNDERLINING


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RECYCLING CITIES FOR PEOPLE: The Urban Design Proc

By: LAURENCE S. CUTLER

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CBI:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM508686

ISBN: 0843601701

Condition: GOOD TORN DJ/COVER


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BECOMING AN ARCHITECT

By: LEE W. WALDREP

Price: $20.00

Publisher: WILEY JOHN & SONS INC.(TRADE:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM496510

ISBN: 0470372109

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


What do architects do? What are the educational requirements for architects? What does an architectural internship involve? How does one become a licensed architect? What is the future of the architectural profession?If you're considering a career in architecture, start with this highly visual guide to preparing for and succeeding in the profession. Through fascinating interviews with working professionals in the field, "Becoming An Architect, Second Edition" gives yo... View more info

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TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE OF MEXICO

By: MARIANA YAMPOLSKY

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NORTON W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

Seller ID: IM171300

ISBN: 0500341281

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL

By: MATTHEW FREDERICK

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MIT PRESS:

Seller ID: IM59044

ISBN: 0262062666

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


This is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the studio and in their backpacks. It is also a book they may want to keep out of view of their professors, for it expresses in clear and simple language things that tend to be murky and abstruse in the classroom. These 101 concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation -- from the basics of "How to Draw a Line" to the complexities of color theory -- provide a much-needed pri... View more info

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AMERICAN PORCH

By: MICHAEL DOLAN

Price: $12.50

Publisher: LYONS PRESS:

Seller ID: IM499216

ISBN: 1585746630

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Like the pivotal clue in a Conan Doyle story, the American porch hides itself in plain sight. But it is a national treasure, one that has long awaited the attention of a fine writer like Michael Dolan. In careful, spirited prose, Dolan relates the colorful and surprising history of the porch, starting with the ancient Greeks.George Washington makes his appearance, as Dolan describes how the amateur architect and nation builder may have happened upon a porch in Barbado... View more info

BASILICA : THE SPLENDOR AND THE SCANDAL

By: R.A. SCOTTI

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UNKNOWN PUBLISHER:

Seller ID: IM227235

ISBN: 0739479946

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture

By: RICHARD KRAUTHEIMER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: IM496924

ISBN: 0140561684

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY

By: ROBERT WILLIS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM176645

ISBN: 0521358485

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY

By: ROBERT WILLIS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM176646

ISBN: 0521358507

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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ARCHITECT?

By: ROGER K. LEWIS

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MIT PRESS:

Seller ID: IM509443

ISBN: 0262621215

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


The first edition of Architect?, published in 1985, quickly became known as the best basic guide to the architectural profession. More than a decade later, it is a standard text for introductory courses on architecture and recommended reading on the application forms of many schools of architecture. This revised edition includes new information pertinent to current education and practice and addresses issues and concerns of great interest to students choosing among di... View more info

STEPHEN WILLATS

By: STEPHEN WILLATS

Price: $50.00

Publisher: ACADEMY EDITIONS:

Seller ID: IM504067

ISBN: 1854904361

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


* A unique approach to architecture, modern buildings analysed by occupants * Demonstrates an art practice intervening actively in people's lives * Fascinating insight into Willats' 30-year career * Documents projects from cities including Berlin, London, New York View more info

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Contemporary Art in Multicultural Education

By: SUSAN CAHAN

Price: $10.00

Publisher: ROUTLEDGE:

Seller ID: IM504577

ISBN: 0415911907

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


"Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education" is the first book of its kind to address the role of art within today's multicultural education. Co-published with The New Museum of Contemporary Art, this beautifully illustrated book provides both theoretical foundations and practical resources for art educators and students, combining exquisite color reproductions, statements from contemporary artists and interviews with notable educators. Absent from multicultural a... View more info

GREEK REVIVAL ARCHITECTURE IN AMERICA

By: TALBOT HAMLIN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.:

Seller ID: IM496506

ISBN: 0486211487

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING MASTERCLASS

By: TOM PORTER

Price: $25.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM213986

ISBN: 0684195216

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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LOOKING AROUND

By: WITOLD RYBCZYNSKI

Price: $3.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM507465

ISBN: 0140168893

Condition: POOR CONDITION


From the opening sentences of his first book on architecture, Home, Witold Rybczynski seduced readers into a new appreciation of the spaces they live in. He also introduced us to "an unerringly lucid writer who knows how to translate architectural ideas into layman's terms" (The Dallas Morning News). Rybczynski's vast knowledge, his sense of wonder, and his elegantly uncluttered prose shine on every page of his latest meditation on the art of building. Looking Around ... View more info