2314 books (116 pages) in this category
by Yeoryia Manolopoulou
<p>Architectural discourse and practice are dominated by a false dichotomy between design and chance, and governed by the belief that the architect’s role is to defend against the indeterminate. In Architectures of Chance Yeoryia Manolopoulou ...eBook
Aesthetics, Politics and Desire in Early Islam
by Mohammed Hamdouni Alami
<p>What is 'art' in the sense of the Islamic tradition? Mohammed Hamdouni Alami argues that Islamic art has historically been excluded from Western notions of art; that the Western aesthetic tradition's preoccupation with the human body has ...eBook
by HENRY DELACROIX
First published in Paris as Decoration 'Moderne dans l'Interieur', this rare 1935 portfolio of full-colour plates reflects the influence of Art Deco modernism on architects and interior designers. Designs for every space include living rooms, ...
by Bevis Hillier
by THEODORE MENTEN
Art Deco garden and terraces; Art Deco dwellings, including the Bauhaus faculty residences designed by Walter Gropius; Art Deco interiors; Art Deco furniture, with chairs by Le Corbusier, Marcel Breuer, and P. Jeanneret; Art Deco metalwork, ...
by R. BEAUCLAIR
""This is an amazing book. Beautiful drawings!""-Romancing MyselfPublished in Paris in 1902, these rare plates offer a unique source of details of the era's ""modern"" architecture. The 58 full-colour images originally appeared in a short-lived ...
by NATALI CANAS DEL POZO
Bars are more than drinking spaces - they also provide a place to socialise. Interior design can make or break a bar; it has great influence over the establishment's future prospects. Bars should be both functional and aesthetically striking, to
by DAVID COLE
CFA Voysey is regarded as one of the pioneers of the Modern movement of architecture and design, and one of the most influential and important of all the 19th and early 20th century British designers. CFA Voysey is regarded as one of the ...
by PHILLIP DODD
by Michiko Kimura Young
<p>Simplicity, asymmetry, sensitivity to the natural environment, and the use of <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">natural materials are the hallmarks of Japanese architecture. This book provides </span><span style="line-height: ...
by Suzanne Lovell
by Isabelle Anscombe
Inspirational Design Ideas
by Michael Freeman
Featuring hundreds of stunning photographs and thoughtful commentary, this Asian interior design book will add a distinctly Eastern flare to your collection. The global exchange of design and taste is at its most fertile between Asia and the ...
by Enrico Ronchi & Daniel Nilsson
<p>This SpringerBrief focuses on the use of egress models to assess the optimal strategy for total evacuation in high-rise buildings. It investigates occupant relocation and evacuation strategies involving the exit stairs, elevators, sky bridgeseBook
by Lise Anne Couture
Entertaining at The Real Downton Abbey
by Lady Carnarvon
<p><strong>'A gorgeous book with beautiful photos, and a historical document to boot.' - Steve Wright, BBC Radio 2</strong></p> <p>Lady Carnarvon’s love of history is richly rewarded at Highclere Castle with its mine of family records going ...eBook
by Smith Et Al
by Editors Phaidon