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Philosophy Of Interior Design

By: Abercrombie, Stanley

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9780064302968

ISBN: 0064302962

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Man's Struggle for Shelter in an Urbanizing World

By: Abrams, Charles

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Seller ID: 7965

ISBN: 7965

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Adams, Henry

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Publisher: 1/5/2016

Seller ID: MT317

ISBN: MT317

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Architecture in Michigan: Revised and Enlarged Edition

By: Andrews, Wayne

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Publisher: WAYNE STATE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 0814317197

ISBN: 0814317197

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Planning a pluralist city

By: Appleyard, Donald

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Seller ID: 37845662

ISBN: 37845662

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Barns of Wisconsin (Revised Edition) (Places Along the Way)

By: Apps, Jerry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOC PR:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780870204531

ISBN: 087020453X

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In this new edition of his classic book, award-winning author Jerry Apps shares a unique perspective on the great barns of rural Wisconsin. Digging deep as both an enthusiast and a farmer, Apps reaps a story of change: from the earliest pioneer structures to the low steel buildings of modern dairy farms, barns have adapted to meet the needs of each generation. They've housed wheat, tobacco, potatoes, and dairy cows, and they display the optimism, ingenuity, hard work, an... View more info

Architectural Record; Volume 1

By: Architectural Record

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Seller ID: 9083567

ISBN: 9083567

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Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt Architecture

By: Arnold, Dieter

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Seller ID: 9789774246487

ISBN: 9774246489

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Works: Anatomy of a City

By: Ascher, Kate

Price: $9.50

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780143112709

ISBN: 0143112708

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Read Kate Ascher's posts on the Penguin Blog. A fascinating guided tour of the ways things work in a modern city Have you ever wondered how the water in your faucet gets there? Where your garbage goes? What the pipes under city streets do? How bananas from Ecuador get to your local market? Why radiators in apartment buildings clang? Using New York City as its point of reference, "The Works" takes readers down manholes and behind the scenes to explain exactly how... View more info

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Design of Cities: Revised Edition

By: Bacon, Edmund N.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 0140042369

ISBN: 0140042369

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"The major contemporary work on urban design . . . Splendidly presented, filled with thoughtful and brilliant intuitive insights." --The New Republic In a brilliant synthesis of words and pictures, Edmund N. Bacon relates historical examples to modern principles of urban planning. He vividly demonstrates how the work of great architects and planners of the past can influence subsequent development and be continued by later generations. By illuminating the historical b... View more info

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American House Styles: A Concise Guide

By: Baker, John Milnes

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Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC:

Seller ID: 9780393323252

ISBN: 0393323250

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This unique book will allow readers to recognize the architectural features and style of virtually any house they encounter. View more info

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Universe of Stone

By: Ball, Philip

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 5/26/2010

Seller ID: 9780061154294

ISBN: 0061154296

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Chartres Cathedral, south of Paris, is revered as one of the most beautiful and profound works of art in the Western canon. But what did it mean to those who constructed it in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries? And why, during this time, did Europeans begin to build churches in a new style, at such immense height and with such glorious play of light, in the soaring manner we now call Gothic?Universe of Stone shows that the Gothic cathedrals encode a far-reaching... View more info

Elusive City (Icon Editions)

By: Barnett, Jonathan

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Seller ID: 9780064301558

ISBN: 0064301559

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Redesigning Cities: Principles, Practice, Implementation

By: Barnett, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 12/1/2016

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9781884829710

ISBN: 1884829716

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All too often, no one--neither the public, city officials, nor developers--is happy with the course of new development. But growing support for urban design and successful examples of redesigned cities are signs of positive change. In this book, Jonathan Barnett explains how design can reshape suburban growth patterns, revitalize older cities, and retrofit metropolitan areas where earlier development went wrong. He describes, in detail, specific techniques, materials, an... View more info

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Show Me a Hero: The story of an urban tragedy--and of the housing revolution tha

By: Belkin, Lisa

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BACK BAY BOOKS: 8/3/2012

Seller ID: 9780316088640

ISBN: 0316088641

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Not in my backyard -- that's the refrain commonly invoked by property owners who oppose unwanted development. Such words assume a special ferocity when the development in question is public housing. Lisa Belkin penetrates the prejudices, myths, and heated emotions stirred by the most recent trend in public housing as she re-creates a landmark case in riveting detail, showing how a proposal to build scattered-site public housing in middle-class neighborhoods nearly destro... View more info

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For an Architecture of Reality

By: Benedikt, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: LUMEN BOOKS:

Seller ID: 0930829050

ISBN: 0930829050

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Michael Benedikt teaches, practices architecture, and writes in Austin, where he is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Texas. His second book, "Deconstructing the Kimbell" (0-930829-16-6), is also published by Lumen. "Benedikt has written a bold theoretical essay, with stirring cultural implications, that argues to restore the missing sense of reality to architecture and insists on 'the direct esthetic experience of the real.' . . . a timely manifesto. ... View more info

Winnetka Architecture

By: Benjamin, Susan

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Seller ID: 35689756

ISBN: 35689756

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Holy Terrors: Gargoyles on Medieval Buildings

By: Benton, Janetta

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1/15/2012

Seller ID: 0789201828

ISBN: 0789201828

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The true gargoyle is a waterspout, an architectural necessity that medieval artisans transformed into functional fantasies. In clear, lively language, the introduction to Holy Terrors explains everything that is known about the history, construction, and purposes of these often rude and rowdy characters. The three chapters that follow are devoted to the gargoyles themselves, in human, animal, and grotesque form. Delving into their sometimes funny, sometimes mysterious me... View more info

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European Architecture 1750-1890 (Oxford History of Art)

By: Bergdoll, Barry

Price: $7.50

Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR: 12/3/2016

Seller ID: 9780192842220

ISBN: 0192842226

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This comprehensive examination of eighteenth and nineteenth-century architecture explores its extreme diversity within the context of tremendous social, economic and political upheaval. Never before had the functional requirements and expressive capacities of architecture been tested so thoroughly and with such diversity of invention. Bergdoll traces this experimentation in a broad range of contexts, focusing in particular on the relation of architectural design to new t... View more info

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Tower and the Bridge: The New Art of Structural Engineering

By: Billngton, David P.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PRINCETON UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 069102393X

ISBN: 069102393X

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