Architecture

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SKYSCRAPERS: A HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S MOST EXTRAORDINARY BUILDINGS

Written by Dupré, Judith
A landmark bestseller that "captivates the eye, mind, and imagination," (The New York Times), Skyscrapers is a unique and colossal celebration of the world's most significant and striking super-structures. Uniquely designed to showcase the full color images of the world's tallest buildings, Skyscrapers explores the architecture, engineering, and cultural impact of
November 5, 2013 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers |
$32.00
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN

'Landscape Design' examines innovations and inventiveness in current landscape architecture. The book features a variety of projects from around the world including: commercial properties, private residences and government and public buildings.
August 15, 2014 | Hardcover | Sandu Publications Co Ltd |
$49.95
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LANDSCAPE INSTALLATION ART

Written by Ifengspace
Recent years have witnessed a proliferation of extremely original installation art in our urban centers. Partially driven by advances in design media and partially by the development of new construction technologies, this has led to an age of unbridled creativity.
September 10, 2013 | Hardcover | Basheer Graphic Books |
$59.95
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ARCHITECTURE OF ENTERTAINMENT: LA IN THE TWENTIES

Written by Winter, Robert
-As the most pervasive influence life has yet known motion pictures have had a definite influence on trends taken by architecture within the last decade.- Cecil B. DeMille writing for the Bulletin of the Allied Architects of L.A. in 1925
March 30, 2006 | Hardcover | Gibbs Smith Publishers |
$39.95
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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT ON THE WEST COAST

Written by Wilson, Mark
Frank Lloyd Wright's buildings on the West Coast have not been thoroughly covered in print until now. Between 1909 and 1959, Wright designed a total of 38 structures up and down the West Coast, from Seattle to Southern California.
September 1, 2014 | Hardcover | Gibbs Smith |
$50.00
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JULIA MORGAN: ARCHITECT OF BEAUTY

Written by Forney McMurray, Lynn
Julia Morgan, America's first truly independent female architect, left a legacy of over 700 buildings, many of which are now designated landmarks, in cities throughout California, as well as in Hawaii, Utah, and Illinois. Her work spanned five decades, and the total of her commissions was greater than any other major American architect, including Frank Lloyd Wright.
September 19, 2007 | Hardcover | Gibbs Smith |
$60.00
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KINETIC ARCHITECTURE: DESIGNS FOR ACTIVE ENVELOPES

Written by Fortmeyer, Russell
Kinetic Architecture: Designs for Active Envelopes is an essential resource for architects, engineers, students, and researchers seeking an in-depth study of how architectural façades dynamically respond to interior and exterior conditions in a manner that saves energy, without sacrificing human comfort.
April 7, 2014 | Hardcover | Images Publishing Group |
$80.00
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MOST BEAUTIFUL OPERA HOUSES OF THE WORLD

Written by Pecqueur, Antoine
Opera houses--temples to the art of Mozart, Verdi, Tchaikovsky, and more--have been created by some of the most talented architects and designers of their generations, inspiring centuries of veneration from audiences, filled with royalty and commoners alike.
October 29, 2013 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams |
$65.00
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ARCHITECTURE: A WORLD HISTORY

Written by Tuerk, Stephanie
Lavishly illustrated and super-condensed, Architecture: A World History is the perfect gift for any architecture buff. In this pocket-sized book bursting with 600 illustrations, page after page is dedicated to significant architectural movements, time lines that explore the evolution of the practice, and capsule biographies of great architects and examinations of their masterpieces.
May 1, 2008 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams |
$24.95
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VERSAILLES

Written by Bajou, Valérie
A spectacularly opulent relic of royal wealth and power comes alive in Versailles. Highlighting the chateau's vibrant, tumultuous past, the book covers everything from its metamorphosis from humble hunting lodge to palace, to the dismantling of its collections during the French Revolution and its restoration and status as a UNESCO World Heritage site today.
March 1, 2012 | Hardcover | ABRAMS |
$40.00

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