General Architecture

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INSTANT ASIA: FAST FORWARD THROUGH THE ARCHITECTURE OF A CHANGING CONTINENT

Written by Joseph Grima
The Asian continent today acts as a theatre to some of the most rapid changes in the urban environment ever to occur anywhere in the world. As cities--and economies--expand at an almost immeasurable pace, Asian architects face new challenges and opportunities.
June 3, 2008 | Paperback | Skira | 257 Pages |
$15.99
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FROM FIORUCCI TO THE GUERRILLA STORES: SHOP DISPLAYS IN ARCHITECTURE, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Written by Marsilio
The new generation of shops and retail fashion environments must use every competitive edge to capture new buyers-from street level to shelf level. Shopping epicenters, brand flagship stores, and so-called guerrilla stores-all the environments in which we shop-are often charged by their architecture.
January 30, 2007 | Paperback | Marsilio Editori | 114 Pages |
$19.95
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FUNDAMENTALS: 14TH INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION-- LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA

Written by Koolhaas, Rem
The official Biennale catalogue-a global overview of architecture of the last one hundred years. The emphasis of the 2014 Biennale is on architectural history. Each country is asked to narrate its history over the last one hundred years in relation to the idea of modernity. Has national identity been sacrificed on the altar of modernity?
August 19, 2014 | Paperback | Marsilio Editori | 348 Pages |
$100.00
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HANDMADE HOUSES: A CENTURY OF EARTH-FRIENDLY HOME DESIGN

Written by Olsen, Richard
Showcasing one hundred years of innovation and environmental sensitivity, Handmade Houses celebrates some of the world's most idiosyncratic homes from Big Sur to Sardinia. Author Richard Olsen unveils the components used for their construction, including driftwood, boulders, and even old wine vats.
March 20, 2012 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 239 Pages |
$45.00
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HISTORY OF QATARI ARCHITECTURE FROM 1800 TO 1950

Written by Jaidah, Ibrahim Mohamed
The first book to examine the geographical, historical, and functional aspects of architecture in Qatar. The history of Qatari architecture from old cities and villages to public buildings and domestic spaces. Highly recommended for both public and academic libraries.
May 4, 2010 | Hardcover | Skira | 336 Pages |
$69.00
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COMPACT HOUSES: ARCHITECTURE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Written by del Valle, Cristina
In an age of -McMansions, - this international survey of the latest in residential architecture proves that small is beautiful-and responsible. The houses profiled are designed to make maximum use of the smallest possible footprint in order to protect the environment. The houses profiled here prove that efficiency as well as beautiful, thoughtful design can be had in a tiny setting.
September 20, 2005 | Paperback | Universe Publishing(NY) | 419 Pages |
$35.00
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DICTIONARY OF TODAY'S LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS

Written by Nicolin, Pierluigi
This dictionary profiles world-renowned architects, engineers, landscape architects, artists and photographers whose work has given rise to an entirely new dimension in designing the cityscape.
October 1, 2003 | Paperback | Skira | 336 Pages |
$14.99
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BLOSSOM AVENUE: FOR BETTER HUMAN LIVING

Written by Dellavalle, Marco
The story of the activities undertaken by Marco Facchinetti and Marco Dellavalle over the last ten years in the spheres of sustainable architecture and urban planning.
October 14, 2014 | Hardcover | Skira | 327 Pages |
$65.00
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BEYOND BEAUTY: RE-EXAMINING ARCHITECTURAL PROPORTION THROUGH THE BASILICA OF SAN LORENZO IN FLORENCE

Written by Cohen, Matthew A
The magic of early Renaissance architecture. The notion that numerical proportional systems contribute to the serene, orderly appearance of the basilica of San Lorenzo has long stood as a virtual axiom of architectural history. In this book, Cohen challenges this and many other long-standing preconceptions about proportional systems in the history of architecture.
March 4, 2014 | Paperback | Marsilio Editori | 304 Pages |
$45.00
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CALIFORNIA HOUSE: ADOBE. CRAFTSMAN. VICTORIAN. SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL

Written by Masson, Kathryn
The aura and romance of Old California lives on in this treasury of inviting homes. The California House presents the magic of the "golden state," that land of infinite promise and dreams, the most tangible expression of which can be found in the homes built by early California dreamers.
April 5, 2011 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 256 Pages |
$60.00

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