Architecture Surveys

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TALES OF TWO CITIES: PARIS, LONDON & THE BIRTH OF THE MODERN CITY

Written by Conlin, Jonathan
Paris and London have long held a mutual fascination, and never more so than in the period from 1700 to 1914, when each vied to be the world's greatest city. Each city has been the focus of countless books, yet here Jonathan Conlin explores the complex relationship between them for the first time.
September 16, 2014 | Paperback | Counterpoint LLC |
$16.95
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GREAT AMERICAN HOUSES AND THEIR ARCHITECTURAL STYLES

Written by McAlester, A Lee
In this lavishly produced volume, authors Virginia and Lee McAlester explore outstanding landmark houses that exemplify America's major architectural and interior design styles from Colonial times to the mid-twentieth century.
October 1, 1994 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press |
$75.00
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VERSAILLES

Written by Perouse De Montclos, Jean-Marie
In this opulently illustrated volume, the eminent French architectural historian Jean-Marie Perouse de Montclos traces the transformation of Louis XIII's modest hunting lodge into the fabulous chateau we know today as the extravagant height of the French monarchy.
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 renderings Over 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, the wooden sh
September 2, 2014 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press | 280 Pages |
$95.00
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GREAT MONASTERIES OF EUROPE

Written by Gaud, Henri
This remarkable book is a comprehensive examination of the art and architecture of European monasteries, from early Carolingian examples in the eighth century to a modern structure by Le Corbusier in 1960, featuring an authoritative text and more than five hundred stunning, full-color photographs. This unsurpassed survey offers a fresh chronicle of a largely overlooked subject and hundr
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
Multitudes of gargoyles haunt the medieval buildings of western Europe, peering down from churches and cathedrals, houses and town halls. Holy Terrors offers a fresh and irresistible history of these wildly varied characters -- a society of stone creatures perched high above the workaday world.
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 |
$24.95

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