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CATHEDRALS

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: WORDSWORTH EDITIONS:

Seller ID: IM513287

ISBN: 1853268216

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS: AN ARCHITECTURAL ALPHABET

By: Pomegranate Publishers

Price: $8.00

Publisher: POMEGRANATE:

Seller ID: IM504102

ISBN: 0764912623

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


Situated across the street from the United States Capitol, the Thomas Jefferson Building is a Washington landmark and a treasure of American architecture. Home to the Library of Congress, it is one of the most handsomely decorated structures in the United States.The Library of Congress: An Architectural Alphabet offers a charming illustrated tour of the Library's art, architecture, and sculpture. From A (for arch) to Z (for zigzag), it gives us a look at the Jefferson Building's unusual details -- egg-and-dart molding, helixes, jambs, pilasters, quoins, spandrels, tripods, vaults, and even ... View more info

SCULPTURAL PROGRAMS OF CHARTRES CATHEDRA

By: ADOLF KATZENELLENBOGEN

Price: $5.00

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

Seller ID: IM116848

ISBN: 0393002330

Condition: FAIR UNDERLINING


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GREEN HOUSE: New Directions in Sustainable Archite

By: ALANNA STANG

Price: $22.50

Publisher: UNKNOWN PUBLISHER:

Seller ID: IM505977

ISBN: 1568984812

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


From the arid deserts of Tucson, Arizona to the icy forests of Poori, Finland to the tropical beaches of New South Wales, Australia to the urban jungle of downtown Manhattan, critics Alanna Stang and Christopher Hawthorne have traveled to the farthest reaches of the globe to find all that is new in the design of sustainable, or "green," homes. The result: more than thirty-five residences in fifteen countries -- and nearly every conceivable natural environment -- designed by a combination of star architects and heretofore unknown practitioners.Six different climactic zones are presented in ... View more info

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GREEN HOUSE: New Directions in Sustainable Archite

By: ALANNA STANG

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UNKNOWN PUBLISHER:

Seller ID: IM517193

ISBN: 1568984812

Condition: GOOD IN TORN DJ/COVER


From the arid deserts of Tucson, Arizona to the icy forests of Poori, Finland to the tropical beaches of New South Wales, Australia to the urban jungle of downtown Manhattan, critics Alanna Stang and Christopher Hawthorne have traveled to the farthest reaches of the globe to find all that is new in the design of sustainable, or "green," homes. The result: more than thirty-five residences in fifteen countries -- and nearly every conceivable natural environment -- designed by a combination of star architects and heretofore unknown practitioners.Six different climactic zones are presented in ... View more info

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE: WATER FEATURES

By: ALEJANDRO BAHAMON

Price: $20.00

Publisher: ROCKPORT PUBLISHERS:

Seller ID: IM387449

ISBN: 159253273X

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


Over the past decade, incorporating water features into the architectural landscape has become a prevailing theme. As a result, there are hundreds of noteworthy installations wordwide on a public level that document the drama and beauty that water can bring to a landscape design. Far beyond the simple central fountain, landscape designers are bringing innovative and startling creativity to their landscapes using water as a central feature.This book presents work from some of the best designers in this area worldwide, and presents all the details behind the most interesting and dynamic water... View more info

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MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS: A History of Its Architecture

By: ANDREW S. DOLKART

Price: $9.00

Publisher: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM519725

ISBN: 0231078501

Condition: GOOD IN TORN DJ/COVER


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 a convenient distance from the built-up city. In 1887 Episcopal Bishop Henry Potter announced plans for the construction of a... View more info

AMERICAN LOG HOMES

By: ARTHUR THIEDE

Price: $8.00

Publisher: THIED & TEIPNER:

Seller ID: IM499839

ISBN: 087857607X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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CASTLES

By: BETH SMITH

Price: $8.00

Publisher: GROLIER PUBLISHING COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM179469

ISBN: 0531105113

Condition: FAIR EX-LIBRARY


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Railroad Stations

By: BRIAN SOLOMON

Price: $12.00

Publisher: METRO BOOKS (B&N):

Seller ID: IM482924

ISBN: 1567995829

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


The grand railroad stations were designed by the world's finest architects as elaborately detailed showplaces. As gateways to cities and towns, they displayed the best each metropolis had to offer. Go on a worldwide tour of the most magnificent examples, from London's St. Pancras and Paris's sensational Gare d'Orsay to Tokyo's Shinjuko station, the busiest on earth. The exquisitely photographed journey begins with a look at the role of the railroad in the 19th and 20th centuries, from the passenger train's heyday to the present time, when nearly abandoned stations are being refitted for other ... View more info

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MID-ATLANTIC LIGHTHOUSES : HUDSON RIVER

By: BRUCE ROBERTS

Price: $9.00

Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS:

Seller ID: IM364104

ISBN: 1564409848

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Sixteen lighthouses were built before the Revolution; hundreds more have been built since, creating the world's most complex system of navigational aid. No other national lighthouse system compares with that of the United States in size and diversity of architecture and engineering. View more info

NORTHERN LIGHTHOUSES

By: BRUCE ROBERTS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS:

Seller ID: IM297812

ISBN: 0871064790

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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SOUTHERN LIGHTHOUSES

By: BRUCE ROBERTS

Price: $10.00

Publisher: LYONS PRESS:

Seller ID: IM242523

ISBN: 0762712430

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Southern Lighthouses combines the fascinating history and lore of lighthouses with stunning color and black-and-white photographs. The stories of the most significant coastal lighthouses from North Carolina to Florida come alive in the stirring profiles and photos contained in these pages. View more info

Barns: Their History, Preservation, and Restoratio

By: Charles Klamkin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: AMERICAN HERITAGE PUBLISHING:

Seller ID: IM432617

ISBN: 11-99-16465-8

Condition: GOOD IN TORN DJ/COVER


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RESTAURANT STYLE

By: CHARLES M. MOUNT

Price: $12.00

Publisher: PBC INTERNATIONAL INC.:

Seller ID: IM474542

ISBN: 0866363955

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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MASSACHUSETTS LIGHTHOUSES

By: COURTNEY THOMPSON

Price: $10.00

Publisher: SELF PUBLISHED:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM322993

ISBN: 096517865X

Condition: VERY GOOD Author Signed


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BIG DIG

By: DAN McNICHOL

Price: $10.00

Publisher: SILVER LINING:

Seller ID: IM239695

ISBN: 076073786X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


The first book ever written about Boston's Big Dig--the largest, most complex highway construction project ever embarked upon in U.S. history This regional blockbuster reached #1 on the Boston Globe's bestseller list. Filled with dozens of remarkable photos and fascinating archival illustrations, it pulsates with details only an insider like Dan McNichol, former director of the project who was in at the conception, could provide. For example: "During peak construction years, the Big Dig spends nearly $110,000,000 a month. ""The project will place 3.8 million cubic yards of concrete, enoug... View more info

BUILDING ADDITIONS DESIGN

By: DAVID R. DIBNER

Price: $25.00

Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES:

Seller ID: IM31761

ISBN: 0070167613

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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BUILDING ADDITIONS DESIGN

By: DAVID R. DIBNER

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES:

Seller ID: IM31762

ISBN: 0070167613

Condition: GOOD IN TORN DJ/COVER


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MEXICAN CHURCHES

By: ELIOT PORTER

Price: $9.50

Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM278742

ISBN: 0811823598

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In 1956, on an extended trip through Mexico, famed photographer Eliot Porter and his photographer friend Ellen Auerbach visited several hundred churches and chapels. Hundreds of years old, the churches were often far from main roads and only very rarely photographed. In paperback for the first time, Mexican Churches is a glowing record of the exuberance and splendor of these sanctuaries, many of which no longer exist today or have been considerably altered. The devotion and spirituality of the Mexican people is abundantly apparent in the carved statues of saints, the beautifully decorated alta... View more info

MONOGRAPHIE DE LA CATHEDRALE DE CHARTRES

By: ETIENNE HOUVET

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UNKNOWN PUBLISHER:

Seller ID: IM421659

ISBN: 11-99-05325-2

Condition: FAIR YELLOWED/BRITTLE PAGES


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AMERICA'S LIGHTHOUSES : AN ILLUSTRATED H

By: F. ROSS HOLLAND

Price: $7.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.:

Seller ID: IM169625

ISBN: 048625576X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Richly illustrated fact-filled survey of American lighthouses since 1716. Includes over 200 stations -- East, Gulf, and West coasts, Great Lakes, Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Mississippi and St. Lawrence Rivers. The author also traces the development of the lighthouse from the Pharos of Alexandria to today. View more info

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Design Spirits

By: GAIL BELLAMY

Price: $15.00

Publisher: PBC INTERNATIONAL INC.:

Seller ID: IM474539

ISBN: 0866364269

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A kaleidoscope of designs, from Paris to Pittsburgh. View more info

LIVING CATHEDRAL : ST. JOHN THE DIVINE

By: HOWARD E. QUIRK

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CROSSROAD PUBLISHING CO:

Seller ID: IM289136

ISBN: 0824512278

Condition: GOOD COCKED


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20TH CENTURY CHURCH ARCHITECTURE GERMANY

By: HUGO SCHNELL

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VERLAG SCHNELL & STEINER:

Seller ID: IM452530

ISBN: 11-99-37065-7

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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