Architecture

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JOHN SOANE, ARCHITECT: MASTER OF SPACE AND LIGHT

Written by Margaret Richardson
Without a doubt the most brilliant architectural innovator of his day, Sir John Soane (1753-1837) displayed a remarkable ability to adapt and modernize the language ofclassical architecture.
April 7, 2015 | Hardcover | Royal Academy Publications |
$65.00
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HEARST RANCH: FAMILY LAND AND LEGACY

Written by Kastner, Victoria
Hearst Ranch offers readers an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the stunningly beautiful 82,000-acre cattle ranch surrounding William Randolph Hearst's legendary Hearst Castle. Much of this spectacular landscape is still privately owned and has never been seen--but this book changes that.
November 26, 2013 | Hardcover | ABRAMS |
$55.00
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JOSEPH URBAN

Written by Loring, John
Joseph Urban is a lavish celebration of this prolific artist, architect, and designer, whose accomplishments include magnificent Art Deco buildings, spectacular Ziegfeld Follies productions, and dramatic sets for the Metropolitan Opera. Joseph Urban (1872-1933) began his career as an architect and artist in Vienna before moving to America in 1911.
October 1, 2010 | Hardcover | ABRAMS |
$50.00
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LATIN AMERICA IN CONSTRUCTION: ARCHITECTURE 1955-1980

Written by Barry Bergdoll
This groundbreaking book explores postwar Latin American architecture during the dynamic years between 1955 and 1980--a period of extraordinary architectural creativity set against the backdrop of massive urbanization, nation-building, and political upheaval.
May 26, 2015 | Hardcover | Museum of Modern Art |
$65.00
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CHATTER: ARCHITECTURE TALKS BACK

Written by Kice, Karen
A bold, theoretical look at an emerging generation of architects, this volume is devoted to five contemporary practices--Bureau Spectacular, Erin Besler, Fake Industries Architectural Agonism, Formlessfinder, and John Szot Studio--and the diverse methods and approaches that drive their work.
June 23, 2015 | Hardcover | Art Institute of Chicago |
$16.95

DURHAM CATHEDRAL: HISTORY, FABRIC AND CULTURE

Written by David Brown
For over a millennium, Durham has occupied a central place in English religious history, with its Norman rebuilding (1093-1133) marking it as an internationally significant masterpiece in the history of architecture. Its setting, perched on a peninsula formed by a bend in the River Wear, adds to the visual drama of the building.
March 10, 2015 | Hardcover | Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art |
$125.00

LOUIS KAHN IN CONVERSATION: 1969-1970

Written by Prown, Jules David
In 1969 and 1970, Louis I. Kahn (1901-1974)--one of America's greatest 20th-century architects--participated in a series of interviews with a young German architectural historian, Heinrich Klotz, then a visiting professor at Yale University, and John W. Cook, who was teaching architecture at the Yale Divinity School. Louis I.
May 19, 2015 | Hardcover | Yc British Art | 288 Pages |
$50.00
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WUNDERKAMMER

Written by Tsien, Billie
An alluring glimpse into magnificent Cornell-like boxes created by some of the world's leading architects and designers
December 10, 2013 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$35.00
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WILLIAM KENT: DESIGNING GEORGIAN BRITAIN

The most versatile British designer of the 18th century, William Kent (1685-1748) created a style for a new nation and monarchy. The scope of his achievements encompasses architecture, palatial interiors, elaborate gardens, and exquisite furniture.
October 15, 2013 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 704 Pages |
$85.00
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IRONY OR THE SELF-CRITICAL OPACITY OF POST-MODERN ARCHITECTURE

Written by Petit, Emmanuel J
In this fascinating reassessment of postmodern architecture at the end of the 20th century, Emmanuel Petit addresses the role of irony and finds a vitality and depth of dialectics largely ignored by historical critiques. A look at five individual architects--Peter Eisenman (b. 1932), Arata Isozaki (b. 1931), Rem Koolhaas (b. 1944), Stanley Tigerman (b. 1930), and Robert Venturi (b.
April 2, 2013 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$65.00

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