Architecture Surveys

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GREAT AMERICAN HOUSES AND THEIR ARCHITECTURAL STYLES

Written by McAlester, A Lee
The text not only discusses the houses' architectural innovations and design elements but also profiles the architects and their clients.
October 1, 1994 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press |
$75.00
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VERSAILLES

Written by Perouse De Montclos, Jean-Marie
Tracing the transformation of Louis XIII's modest hunting lodge into the spectacular showplace of the French monarchy, photographs of the architecture, interiors, and gardens include the most recent research on the architecturally innovative and influential palace.
December 1, 1991 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press |
$95.00
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GOLDEN LANDS: ARCHITECTURE OF THE BUDDHIST WORLD

Written by Lall, Vikram
A groundbreaking survey of the Buddhist architecture of Southeast Asia, abundantly illustrated with new color photography and 3-D renderingsOver the course of its 2,500-year history, Buddhism has found expression in countless architectural forms, from the great monastic complexes of ancient India to the fortified dzongs of Bhutan, the rock-carved temple grottoes of China, t
September 2, 2014 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press | 280 Pages |
$95.00
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GREAT MONASTERIES OF EUROPE

Written by Gaud, Henri
This survey presents a fresh chronicle of a largely overlooked subject as well as hundreds of images, many of them newly photographed, of more than 150 of the most interesting and best preserved monasteries in Spain, Portugal, France, Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Italy - all of which are accessible to visitors.
October 1, 2004 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press | 480 Pages |
$135.00
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ST. PETERSBURG: ARCHITECTURE OF THE TSARS

Written by Shvidkovsky, Dmitri O
Before becoming a city, St. Petersburg was a utopian vision in the mind of its founder, Peter the Great. Conceived by him as Russia's "window to the West," it evolved into a remarkably harmonious assemblage of baroque, rococo, neoclassical, and art nouveau buildings that reflect his taste and that of his successors, including Anna I, Elizabeth I, Catherine the Great, and Paul I.
October 30, 1996 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press | 360 Pages |
$95.00
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HOLY TERRORS: GARGOYLES ON MEDIEVAL BUILDINGS

Written by Benton, Janetta Rebold
A true gargoyle is a waterspout, an architectural necessity that medieval artisans transformed into functional fantasies. In clear, lively language, this charming survey of these mischievous creatures explains everything there is to know about their history, construction, and purposes. 109 illustrations, 108 in color.
April 1, 1997 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press | 140 Pages |
$29.95
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SUMMER PALACES OF THE ROMANOVS

Written by Emmanuel Ducamp
Presents a pictorial look at the summer residences of the Russian czars.
June 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 360 Pages |
$100.00
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LONG ISLAND MODERNISM 1930-1980

Written by Zaleski, Caroline Rob
Chronicles a rich and little-known array of architecture on the island, a hotbed of modernism from the thirties on.
September 10, 2012 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 336 Pages |
$80.00
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OPEN SOURCE

Written by Ratti, Carlo
A provocative look at the architecture of the future and the challenges of learning from the past
June 16, 2015 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 144 Pages |
$24.95
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INQUIRY BY DESIGN

Written by John Zeisel
50 illustrations.
June 5, 2019 | Hardcover | W W Norton & Company Incorporated | 400 Pages |
$36.95

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