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VENICE DISPUTED: MARC'ANTONIO BARBARO AND VENETIAN ARCHITECTURE, 1550-1600

Written by Deborah Howard
In the councils and magistracies of the Venetian Republic, politicians argued intently over civic building projects in a manner curiously reminiscent of a modern democracy, taking advice from architects, engineers, and the public.
June 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 286 Pages |
$34.95
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GEHRY DRAWS

Drawing was Frank Gehry's way of "thinking aloud" as a master architect. Tracing this part of Gehry's creative process through 32 major projects, both built and unbuilt, this volume features more than 900 illustrations.
December 7, 2004 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 496 Pages |
$24.95
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FROM ORNAMENT TO OBJECT: GENEALOGIES OF ARCHITECTURAL MODERNISM

Written by Payne, Alina
"In the late 19th century, a centuries-old preference for highly ornamented architecture gave way to a budding Modernism of clean lines and unadorned surfaces.
July 31, 2012 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 334 Pages |
$24.95
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INTERPRETING THE RENAISSANCE: PRINCES, CITIES, ARCHITECTS

Written by Manfredo Tafuri
"Tafuri studies the theory and practice of Renaissance architecture, offering new and compelling readings of its various social, intellectual, and cultural contexts while providing a broad understanding of uses of representation that shaped the entire era.
June 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 408 Pages |
$29.95
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ARCHITECTURE ON THE EDGE OF POSTMODERNISM: COLLECTED ESSAYS, 1964-1988

Written by Stern, Robert A M
Robert A. M.
November 1, 2009 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$19.95

500 BUILDINGS OF PARIS

Written by Borrus, Kathy
ARCHITECTURE. Five hundred glorious photographs showcase the finest, most majestic and most interesting examples of architecture in the world's most romantic city, Paris. The book represents a photographic neighbourhood-by-neighbourhood tour of the city, capturing stately and historic buildings, monuments and engineering structures.
September 15, 2010 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers |
$19.99
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FIFTY MODERN BUILDINGS CHANGED THE WORLD

Written by Sudjic, Deyan
One of two new titles in the Design Museum Fifty series published in conjunction with London's prestigious Design Museum.
July 7, 2015 | Hardcover | Conran Octopus |
$20.00
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AMERICAN PALACE: CHICAGO'S SAMUEL H. NICKERSON HOUSE

Written by Bagnall, David
An American Palace: Chicago's Samuel M. Nickerson House, explores the rich and varied history of one of Chicago's grandest Gilded Age residences. Commissioned by Chicago banker Samuel M.
February 15, 2012 | Hardcover | Driehaus Museum | 120 Pages |
$37.50
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MIES VAN DER ROHE: A CRITICAL BIOGRAPHY

Written by Windhorst, Edward
This is a thorough revision, brimming with new material, of Franz Schulze's classic biography about architect Mies van der Rohe.
April 15, 2014 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 493 Pages |
$35.00
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LIBRARY: A WORLD HISTORY

Written by Campbell, James W P
A library is not just a collection of books, but also the buildings that house them. As varied and inventive as the volumes they hold, such buildings can be much more than the dusty, dark wooden shelves found in mystery stories or the catacombs of stacks in the basements of academia.
October 14, 2013 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 320 Pages |
$75.00

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