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LANDMARK YELLOW PAGES

By: National Trust for Historic Preservation

Price: $12.00

Publisher: WILEY JOHN & SONS INC.(TRADE:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM308902


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ARCHITECTURE MUST BURN

By: AARON BETSKY

Price: $15.00

Publisher: GINGKO PRESS INC.:

Seller ID: IM379698


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

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MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS

By: ANDREW S. DOLKART

Price: $20.00

Publisher: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM58032


Morningside Heights, the institutional heart of New York City, is also one of the city's most architecturally distinguished neighborhoods. The high plateau that forms Morningside Heights is geographically isolated within the city and remained largely undeveloped even as neighboring Harlem and the Upper West Side became prestigious residential communities. At the end of the nineteenth century, institutions relocated to the plateau where sizable plots were available at ... View more info

MODERN ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

By: BILL RISEBERO

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MIT PRESS:

Seller ID: IM59244


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FLIGHT OF FANCY

By: BRENT C. BROLIN

Price: $12.00

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM70961


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

MEANING IN WESTERN ARCHITECTURE

By: C NORBERG-SCHULZ

Price: $15.00

Publisher: RIZZOLI:

Seller ID: IM293363


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POST-MODERN CLASSICISM

By: CHARLES JENCKS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UNKNOWN PUBLISHER:

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Architecture, Industry and Innovation

By: Colin Amery

Price: $28.00

Publisher: PHAIDON PRESS INC.:

Seller ID: IM488254


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


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Architecture: The Story of Practice

By: Dana Cuff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY:

Seller ID: IM497219


Although architecture is the fastest-growing profession in America, its private context remains shrouded in myth. In this book, Dana Cuff delves into the architect's everyday work world to uncover an intricate social art of design. The result is a new portrait of the profession that sheds light on what it means to become an architect, how design problems are construed and resolved, how clients and architects negotiate, and how design excellence is achieved.Dana Cuff h... View more info

MODERN ARCHITECTURE

By: DEREK AVERY

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CHAUCER PRESS:

Seller ID: IM415328


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

ARCHITECTURAL DELINEATION

By: ERNEST BURDEN

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES:

Seller ID: IM478828


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Modern City: Planning in the 19th Century

By: FRANCOISE CHOAY

Price: $10.00

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

Seller ID: IM273954


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Renaissance City

By: GIULIO C ARGAN

Price: $8.00

Publisher: GEORGE BRAZILLER:

Seller ID: IM487083


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HANDBOOK OF ROMANESQUE ART

By: J.J.M. TIMMERS

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MACMILLAN COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM428437


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PALLADIO

By: JAMES S. ACKERMAN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM474608


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ECHOING VOICES : MORE MEMORIES OF A COUN

By: JOHN HARRIS

Price: $9.00

Publisher: TRAFALGAR SQUARE:

Seller ID: IM224389


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CLASSICAL LANGUAGE OF ARCHITECTURE

By: JOHN SUMMERSON

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MIT PRESS:

Seller ID: IM59253


Classical architecture is a visual "language" and like any other language has its own grammatical rules. Classical buildings as widely spaced in time as a Roman temple, an Italian Renaissance palace and a Regency house all show an awareness of these rules even if they vary them, break them or poetically contradict them. Sir Christopher Wren described them as the "Latin" of architecture and the analogy is almost exact. There is the difference, however, that whereas the... View more info

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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


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

HISTOIRE de L'architecture Moderne 1. La revolutio

By: LEONARDO BENEVOLO

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DUNOD:

Seller ID: IM484010


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