Architecture

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BUILDING DETAILS

Written by Snyder, Frank M
Each issue consisted of ten beautifully executed sixteen- by twenty-one-inch drawings showing details of houses, civic buildings, banks, churches, clubs, and other structures designed by some of the period's leading architects, including McKim, Mead & White, John Russell Pope, Grosvenor Atterbury, and Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson.
October 17, 2007 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 144 Pages |
$65.00
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GET YOUR HOUSE RIGHT: ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS TO USE & AVOID

Written by Krier, Leon
Sick of McMansions? Marianne Cusato, creator of the award-winning Katrina Cottages, is a champion of traditional architectural principles: structural common sense, aesthetics of form, appropriateness to a neighborhood, and sustainability. She presents the definitive guide to what makes houses look and feel right, revealing the dos and don'ts of livable home design.
August 2, 2011 | Paperback | Sterling | 257 Pages |
$22.95
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EICHLER: MODERNISM REBUILDS THE AMERICAN DREAM

Written by Adamson, Paul
Joseph Eichler was a pioneering developer who defied conventional wisdom by hiring progressive architects to design Modernist homes for the growing middle class of the 1950s. He was known for his innovations, including built-ins for streamlined kitchen work, for introducing a multipurpose room adjacent to the kitchen, and for the classic atrium that melded the indoors with the outdoors.
November 1, 2002 | Hardcover | Gibbs Smith |
$60.00

FRAGMENTS OF METROPOLIS: BERLIN

Written by Christoph Rauhut
Expressionism powerfully heralded the onset of the twenties. Today, the buildings that remain demonstrate great creativity with form and skillful use of light, color, and material, highlighting verticality and drama--the essence of the modern metropolis.
April 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$35.00
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ANDREA PALLADIO: AN ARCHITECT IN HIS TIME

Written by Boucher, Bruce
Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) is known as the architect who has guided Western design philosophy for half a millennium, creating forms that have been studied and reproduced from age to age and around the world. For architects and the public alike, his buildings have become enduring testaments to his architectural genius as creator of a timeless classicism.
September 28, 2007 | Paperback | Abbeville Press |
$39.95
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TAJ MAHAL

Written by Okada, Amina
Built between 1632 and 1643 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in honor of his deceased wife Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj Mahal is unquestionably the most renowned mausoleum in the world. Now this legendary monument to love can be seen as no visitor to the site has ever viewed it. On the pages of this exquisitely illustrated volume, the Taj Mahal is revealed detail by detail.
October 19, 1993 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press |
$75.00
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HAVANA DECO

Written by Fagiuoli, Martino
Exteriors and interior spaces, the graphic artists who spearheaded Art Deco's popularity, monumental sculpture, and the contributions of painters are explored here in rich detail.
November 1, 2007 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 175 Pages |
$39.95
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LANDSCAPE BRIDGES

Written by Ifengspage
Bridges are at once a departure and an arrival, an opportunity to cross over to a new land and begin again. Perhaps that is why they are imbued by such magic, stirring our imagination through the possibilities of renewal as well as their myriad forms. Landscape Bridges showcases some of the most innovative designs of recent years for pedestrian and bicycle bridges and elevated footpaths.
August 15, 2015 | Hardcover | Basheer Graphic Books |
$49.95
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101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL

Written by Frederick, Matthew
Concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation, from the basics of "How to Draw a Line" to the complexities of color theory.This is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the studio and in their backpacks.
August 31, 2007 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 128 Pages |
$17.95
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THERMAL DELIGHT IN ARCHITECTURE

Written by Heschong, Lisa
Our thermal environment is as rich in cultural associations as our visual, acoustic, olfactory, and tactile environments. This book explores the potential for using thermal qualities as an expressive element in building design. Until quite recently, building technology and design has favored high-energy-consuming mechanical methods of neutralizing the thermal environment.
December 5, 1979 | Paperback | MIT Press | 96 Pages |
$21.00

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