General Architecture

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LANGUAGE OF TOWNS & CITIES: A VISUAL DICTIONARY

Written by Thadani, Dhiru A
The final word on the language of urban planning and design. The Language of Towns & Cities is a landmark publication that clarifies the language by which we talk about urban planning and design.
November 16, 2010 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 781 Pages |
$95.00
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NAKED ARCHITECTURE

Written by Mosco, Valerio Paolo
An account of one of the most interesting phenomena of contemporary architecture: the return to the structure. Over the last ten years architecture would seem to have rediscovered engineering.
October 16, 2012 | Paperback | Skira | 319 Pages |
$45.00
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MADDALENA EFFECT: AN ARCHITECTURAL AFFAIR

Written by Architetti, Stefano
Designed and built in only 15 months, the restructuring of the former Arsenale at La Maddalena in Sardinia, was initiated with the purpose of hosting the 2009 G8 Summit, the scope of work included reclaiming and rebuilding an abandoned and contaminated site of 155 thousand square meters.
April 27, 2010 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 224 Pages |
$50.00
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MICRO GREEN: TINY HOUSES IN NATURE

Written by Zeiger, Mimi
From treehouses to pre-fabs, this book presents sustainable, micro-green living at its best. "Micro Green" delves into the concept of compact living and demonstrates the possibilities of living with less while maintaining a rich life.
March 22, 2011 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 224 Pages |
$29.95
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NEW CIVIC ART: ELEMENTS OF TOWN PLANNING

Written by Alminana, Robert
Although smart growth and new urbanism are in planners' vocabulary, their implementation is problematic. Gathering examples of proven practice, that is, projects and concepts that have been successful and remain relevant to current conditions, this compendium presents design ideas that could imp
October 30, 2003 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 384 Pages |
$85.00
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NEW CLASSICISM: THE REBIRTH OF TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE

Written by Dowling, Elizabeth M
For those interested in contemporary permutations of neo-classical architecture, this volume offers a photo essay of the work of 14 architectural firms. Among them are Robert Adam Architects Ltd, Norman Davenport Askins, John Blatteau Associates, Fairfax & Sammons, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Michael G. Imber, and Porphyrios Associates. The build
November 1, 2004 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 240 Pages |
$50.00
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ISMS: UNDERSTANDING ARCHITECTURE

Written by Melvin, Jeremy
Following the success of Isms: Understanding Art, this engaging and informative guide to the significant "isms" of architectural history spans from the ancient Greeks, Romans, and the Renaissance up to the present day.
February 21, 2006 | Paperback | Universe Publishing(NY) | 160 Pages |
$16.95
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ITALIAN LEGACY IN WASHINGTON D.C.: ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN, ART, AND CULTURE

Written by Molinari, Luca
From the neoclassicism of Thomas Jefferson's design of Monticello and sketches of the White House, to "al'italiana" gardens and parks, to the strong Roman classicism of the Jefferson Memorial, to Constantino Brumidi's frescoes in Congress and the National Library, to the striking composition of Luigi Moretti's Watergate Complex--America's capital is infused with the influences of a culture that
February 12, 2008 | Hardcover | Skira | 213 Pages |
$70.00
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GREAT HOUSES OF THE SOUTH

Written by Ossman, Laurie
An exquisitely photographed collection of the great houses and mansions of the South.
March 23, 2010 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 271 Pages |
$55.00
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HOUSES: MODERN NATURAL/NATURAL MODERN

Written by Broadhurst, Ron
An authoritative volume on the most innovative and environmentally sensitive new residential design. This carefully curated presentation of new and recent houses represents the vanguard of architects creating innovative structures that maintain a sensitive relationship to their natural contexts.
October 26, 2010 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 300 Pages |
$60.00

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