Architecture

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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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LINA BO BARDI

Written by Lima, Zeuler R M De a
One of the most important architects of the twentieth century, Lina Bo Bardi (1914-1992) was remarkably prolific and intriguingly idiosyncratic. A participant in the efforts to reshape Italian culture in her youth, Bo Bardi immigrated to Brazil in 1946, where her practice evolved within the social and cultural realities of her adopted country.
November 26, 2013 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$65.00
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TOWARDS AN ARCHITECTURE

Written by Le Corbusier
Published in 1923, Toward an Architecture had an immediate impact on architects throughout Europe and remains a foundational text for students and professionals. Le Corbusier urges readers to cease thinking of architecture as a matter of historical styles and instead open their eyes to the modern world.
October 15, 2007 | Paperback | J. Paul Getty Trust Publications |
$24.95
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MEDITTERREAN DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE IN THE UNITED STATES

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January 1, 1970 | Hardcover |
$69.00
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TOM KUNDIG: HOUSES

Written by Ngo, Dung
The work of Seattle-based architect Tom Kundig has been called both raw and refined, as well as super-crafted and warm. Kundig's projects, especially his houses, uniquely combine these two seemingly disparate sets of characteristics to produce some of the most inventive structures found in the architecture world today.
November 9, 2006 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press |
$40.00
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RETREAT: THE MODERN HOUSE IN NATURE

Written by Broadhurst, Ron
The most forward-looking spaces designed for rustic living in the twenty-first century. Across the globe, architects are creating innovative houses for country living, reimagining the way we escape into the natural world. Some combine industrial materials like metal and concrete with traditional wood.
October 20, 2015 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 300 Pages |
$60.00

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