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The Shingle Style and the Stick Style

by Vincent Scully

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Published
September 10, 1971
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9780300015195
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This book may be the definitive swtudy of the complex inspirations and cultural influences that were fused in the Shingle Style of wooden suburban and resort building of the period 1872 to 1889. The author presents the published designs and the written statements of the architects, as well as contemporary criticisms of the buildings to analyze the… Read more
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Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of History's Greatest Buildings

by James Crawford

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2017-03
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Good
ISBN
9781250118295
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$19.59

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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author uncovers the biographies of 21 of the world's most fascinating lost and ruined buildings, from the dawn of civilization to the cyber era. The lives of these iconic structures are packed with drama and intrigue on the grandest scale, featuring war and religion, politics and art, love and betrayal, catastrophe and hope,. Frequently, their… Read more
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Great Villas of Prague

by Premysl et al Veverka

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Published
2009
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Good
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9788087073018
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$29.38

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Condition: clean copy. Content: A survey of the great villas of Prague, illustrated with colour photographs containing a list of the villas and their creators, a walkinging tours of the great villas, bibliography, index of names., 242 pages.
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Beaumaris Castle (CADW Guidebooks)

by Arnold J. Taylor; Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments

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Published
June 1999
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Good+
ISBN
9781857601015
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$8.16

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Welsh historical monuments booklet. 44pp with fold out flap at rear
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Sound clean trade paper
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$14.69
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Experiencing architecture

by Steen Eiler Rasmussen

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Published
1964
ISBN
9780262680028
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$11.43

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Profusely illustrated with fine instances of architectural experimentation through the centuries, this book manages to convey the intellectual excitement of superb design. From tea cups, riding boots, gold balls, and underwater sculpture to the villas of Palladio and the fish-feeding pavilion of the Peking Winter Palace, the author ranges over the less-familia by-ways of designing excellence. Index, 246 pages.
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101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

by Matthew Frederick

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Published
September 30, 2007
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Very Good
ISBN
9780262062664
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$8.57

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These 101 concise lessons in design, drawing, and presentation - from the basics of 'How to Draw a Line' to the complexities of colour theory - provide a much-needed primer in architectural literacy, making concrete what often is left nebulour or open-ended in the architecture curriculum.
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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

by Bill Bryson

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Published
2010-10-05
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9780767919388
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Sound clean hc in dj. Illustrated endpapers.
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The Architecture of Happiness

by Alain De Botton

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Published
2006
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Very Good
ISBN
9780241142486
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In this book, the author tackles a relationship central to our lives. Our buildings - and the objects we fill them with - affect us more profoundly than we might think. To take architecture seriously is to accept that we are, for better and for worse different people in different places. The author suggest that it is architecture's task to… Read more
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