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Hawksmoor's Christ Church Spitalfields (Architectural Design, Volume 49, No. 7, 1979)
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Hawksmoor's Christ Church Spitalfields (Architectural Design, Volume 49, No. 7, 1979)

By Christ Church Spitalfields

Friends of Christ Church Spitalfields, 1979. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated with plans and photographs. Contributors include Gavin Stamp, R. A. Beddard, Kerry Downes, Michael Gillingham, ad others. Christ Church Spitalfields is an Anglican church built between 1714 and 1729 to a design by Nicholas Hawksmoor. On Commercial Street in the East End and in today's Central London, it was one of the first (and arguably one of the finest) of the so-called "Commissioners' Churches" built for the Commission for Building Fifty New Churches, which had been established by an Act of Parliament in 1711. 33p.

$20.00

Frank Lloyd Wright (Odysseys in Artistry)
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Frank Lloyd Wright (Odysseys in Artistry)

By Fandel, Jennifer

Odysseys, 2017. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. A biography of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, examining his design influence and development of the Prairie School style, as well as some of his most famous structures. 80p.

$12.00

Charles Percier: Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions
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Charles Percier: Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions

By Garric, Jean-Philippe (editor)

Yale University Press, 2017. Hardcover. Like New. Factory sealed. Handsomely designed and richly illustrated, this publication surveys the magnificent spectrum of projects undertaken by French architect and interior designer Charles Percier (1764

$48.00

Robert Morris's Folly: The Architectural and Financial Failures of an American Founder
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Robert Morris's Folly: The Architectural and Financial Failures of an American Founder

By Smith, Ryan K

Yale University Press, 2014. Hardcover. Like New/as new. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated. Title in The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History. This book examines for the first time the extravagant Philadelphia town house Robert Morris built and its role in bringing about his ruin. 345p. Index. Notes.

$16.00

Pedestrian Pocket Book: A New Suburban Design Strategy
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Pedestrian Pocket Book: A New Suburban Design Strategy

By Kelbaugh, Doug (editor)

Princeton Architectural Press, The University of Washington, 1989. Paperback. Very Good/fair. Unmarked. Dust jacket over paperback with a large cut in the front. Small illustrations. Documents a one-week design workshop. Contributors include Peter Calthorpe, Harrison Fraker, Mark Mack, Don Prowler, David Sellers, Bob Small, and Dan Solomon. Topics include pedestrian pockets, fixing suburbia, projects, the public, and more. 69p.

$15.00

Prehistoric Architecture in Micronesia
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Prehistoric Architecture in Micronesia

By Morgan, William N

University of Texas Press;, 1989. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Dust jacket under clear plastic cover. Maps on end pages. Illustrated throughout with maps, drawings, plans, and photographs. This study presents five distinctly different examples of Micronesia's ancient architecture. The sites include the extraordinary stone cities of Leluh and Nan Madol on the islands of Kosrae and Pohnpei, respectively. Other structures include the meeting houses and residences built on hexagonal stone platforms in the Yap Islands, the earth terraces and ornately decorated meeting houses of Palau, and the megalithic columns and capstones of prehistoric houses in the Mariana Islands.

$25.00

Gonzalez De Leon: Architecture As Art
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Gonzalez De Leon: Architecture As Art

By Arnaboldi, Mario Antonio

l'Arca Edizioni, 1998. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Beautifully illustrated. English Text. Preface by Teodoro Gonzalez de Leon. Introduction by Mario A. Arnaboldi. 144p. Measures 9.5x13.5 inches. Gonzalez de Leon (1926-2016) was a Mexican architect.

$16.00

Homes for the Aged in Sweden Offer Ideas for Americans
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Homes for the Aged in Sweden Offer Ideas for Americans

By President's Council on Aging

US Government Printing Office, 1961. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. A few bumps on back cover. Includes text and 16 pages of color photographs showing homes for the aged in Sweden designed by Swiss architects. Booklet grew out of a meeting held in Washington DC, December, 1961. 34p.

$14.00

Site Reconnaissance and Engineering: An Introduction for Architects, Landscape Architects and Planners
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Site Reconnaissance and Engineering: An Introduction for Architects, Landscape Architects and Planners

By Landphair, Harlow C.; Motloch, John L

Elsevier, 1985. Hardcover. Very Good. Unmarked text. Previous owner's name on front end page. Illustrated extensively. Index. 248p.

$16.00

Architecture California: Architecture and Photography (Volume 14 No. 1 May 1992)
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Architecture California: Architecture and Photography (Volume 14 No. 1 May 1992)

By Mann, Lian Hurst (editor)

California Council, The American Institute of Architects, 1992. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Die cut cover. Issue dedicated to Berenice Abbott (1899-1991). Black and white illustrations throughout. Fifteen articles, including "Representing Architecture: The Drawing and the Photograph" by Rosemarie Haag Bletter, "The Imaging of Reality" by Wolf Prix, "Picturing the City" by Donald Preziosi, "Heretical Remarks on Architecture and Photography" by Mark Jarzombek, and more. 65p.

$20.00

Kronborg: The Castle and the Royal Apartments
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Kronborg: The Castle and the Royal Apartments

By Kronborg Castle

Langkjaers Bogtrykkeri, 1960. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. Bumped spine. Text in Danish, German, French, and English. Black and white plates and castle plan. A UNESCO world heritage site. Located on a strategically important site between Denmark and Sweden, the Royal castle is of immense symbolic value to the Danish people and played a key role in the history of northern Europe in the 16th-18th centuries. It has remained intact to the present day and is world-renowned as Elsinore, the setting of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

$12.00

The House on the Rock
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The House on the Rock

By Jordan, Alex

The House on the Rock, 1986. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. Bumped around the edges. Beautifully illustrated. Opened in 1959, the House on the Rock a complex of architecturally distinct rooms, streets, gardens, and shops designed by Alex Jordan Jr.

$12.00

The Secret Life of Buildings: An American Mythology for Modern Architecture
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The Secret Life of Buildings: An American Mythology for Modern Architecture

By Macrae-Gibson, Gavin

MIT Press, 1985. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Publication sponsored by the Graham Foundation and a part of the MIT Press Series in Contemporary Architectural Discourse. Illustrated throughout, with photographs, plans, and drawings. Buildings include the Gehry House by Frank O. Gehry, the Portland Public Service Building by Michael Graves, Manchester Superior Court by Allan Greenberg, and more. 215p.

$14.00

The Aesthetic Townscape
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The Aesthetic Townscape

By Ashihara, Yoshinobu

MIT Press, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Previous owner's name inside cover. Rubbed dust jacket under clear protective cover. A cross-cultural perspective on how people actually see and feel urban spaces. This extensively illustrated study spans East and West, ranges from traditional villages of Japan; the Italian Apulia, and the Aegean to New York, Chandigarh, and Brasilia. Translated by Lynne E. Riggs. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 183p.

$14.00

Light Construction
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Light Construction

By Riley, Terence

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), 1995. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Exhibition catalog with 258 illustrations (86 in color), including foldouts. Places more than 30 architects in a broad historic and cultural perspective. Includes Renzo Piano's enormous Kansai International Airport in Japan, the the Goetz Collection in Munich by Herzog and de Meuron, the Fondation Cartier in Paris by Jean Nouvel, the ITM Building in Matsuyama, Japan, by Toyo Ito, and more. 164p.

$16.00

Architectural Scale
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Architectural Scale

By Licklider, Heath

George Braziller, 1966. Hardcover. Good/good. Unmarked text. Clipped dust jacket with chipping and tears. Corner clipped on front end page. Previous owner's name on front end page. 130 drawings. Aims to help students to discover the complex relationship between the lines they draw on paper, the three-dimensional results when they stand full size as buildings upon the site, and the experience those buildings may afford the observer.

$14.00

Buildings Reborn: New Uses, Old Places
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Buildings Reborn: New Uses, Old Places

By Diamonstein, Barbaralee

Harper and Row, 1978. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Previous owner's last name on front end page. Preface by Congressman John Brademas. 331 illustrations. Examines descriptive text, photographs, and drawings to look comprehensively at the process of adaptive reuse. Cities include Baltimore, Chicago, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, and others. Bibliography. Index. 255p.

$12.00

Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture: An Overview 1988-1989
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Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture: An Overview 1988-1989

By Taliesin

Taliesin, 1988. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. Cut on cover. Guide to the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 40p.

$12.00

The Story of Ely Cathedral
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The Story of Ely Cathedral

By Gardiner, Rena

Workshop Press, Blandford Forum, nd. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Designed, drawn, and printed by Rena Gardiner. Booklet is intended to aid visitors in exploring the cathedral. Beautiful illustrations. 49p. Targeted for children.

$20.00

American Landscape Architecture: Designers and Places (Building Watchers Series)
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American Landscape Architecture: Designers and Places (Building Watchers Series)

By Tishler, William H

John Wiley and Sons, Inc, 1995. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated throughout. Contributors include Thomas Church, Thomas Jefferson, John Charles Olmsted, Charles Eliot, and others. Topics include campuses, gardens, parks, waterfronts, and more. 246p. Measures 4.25x10 inches.

$12.00

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