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A1 Landmarks

Fascinating Points Along the Route

by James Clark

<p>The A1, Britain’s longest numbered road, is a ribbon of tarmac that stretches for 396 miles and threads its way into the heart of two great capital cities. It is a direct descendant of the Great North Road, whose route it still partially ...

ISBN: 9781445654515

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by Robert McCarter

ISBN: 9780714844428

Binding: Hardback


Abandoned America

Age of Consequences

by Christopher Matthew

Throughout the ages, mankind has been fascinated by the ruins of previous societies. The desire to gain a greater understanding of our past has driven archaeologists, artists, and scholars from across the world to study the vestiges of ...

ISBN: 9782361950941

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Abandoned: The most beautiful and forgotten places from around the world

by No Author

<i><b>The places time forgot</b></i>From the magical empty theatres of Detroit to the lost playgrounds of Chernobyl, there are places across the globe that were once a hub of activity, but are now abandoned and in decay. With nature creeping in ...

ISBN: 9781785035517

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Abstract City

by Christoph Niemann

ISBN: 9781419702075

Binding: Hardback


Accessible Home: Designing for All Ages and Abilities


""One of the best new guides I have run across to achieve this goal is The Accessible Home: Designing for All Ages & Abilities, by Deborah Pierce. The structure of this handbook is smart Meg White, REALTOR® Magazine I found myself paging ...

ISBN: 9781600854910

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Adaptable Architecture

Theory and practice

by Robert Schmidt III & Simon Austin

<p><em>Adaptable Architecture</em> provides thought-provoking and inquisitive insights into how we can prolong the useful life of buildings by designing them to be more adaptable, and hence create a more sustainable built environment. The book ...

ISBN: 9781317526445

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Admiration and Awe

Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

by Antonio Urquízar-Herrera

<p>This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. To date this process of Christian appropriation has ...

ISBN: 9780192518019

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Advanced Structural Wind Engineering

by Yukio Tamura & Ahsan Kareem

<p>This book serves as a textbook for advanced courses as it introduces state-of-the-art information and the latest research results on diverse problems in the structural wind engineering field. The topics include wind climates, design wind ...

ISBN: 9784431543374

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Advances in Human Factors and Sustainable Infrastructure

Proceedings of the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Human Factors and Sustainable Infrastructure, July 27-31, 2016, Walt Disney World®, Florida, USA

by Jerzy Charytonowicz

<p>This book deals with human factors research directed towards realizing and assessing sustainability in the built environment. It reports on advanced engineering methods for sustainable infrastructure design, as well as on assessments of the ...

ISBN: 9783319419411

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Adventures with the Theory of the Baroque and French Philosophy

by Nadir Lahiji

<p>Analysing the reception of contemporary French philosophy in architecture over the last four decades, <em>Adventures with the Theory of the Baroque and French Philosophy</em> discusses the problematic nature of importing philosophical ...

ISBN: 9781474228534

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Adventurous Life: Global Interiors by Tom Stringer


ISBN: 9781864707335

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Aesthetics Equals Politics

New Discourses across Art, Architecture, and Philosophy

by Mark Foster Gage

<p><strong>How aesthetics—understood as a more encompassing framework for human activity—might become the primary discourse for political and social engagement.</strong></p> <p>These essays make the case for a reignited understanding of ...

ISBN: 9780262351461

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Aesthetics of Ugliness

A Critical Edition

by Karl Rosenkranz

<p>In this key text in the history of art and aesthetics, Karl Rosenkranz shows ugliness to be the negation of beauty without being reducible to evil, materiality, or other negative terms used it's conventional condemnation. This insistence on ...

ISBN: 9781472568861

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Affair with a House

by Bunny Williams

ISBN: 9781584794707

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African Identity in Post-Apartheid Public Architecture

White Skin, Black Masks

by Jonathan Alfred Noble

<p>Since the end of Apartheid, there has been a new orientation in South African art and design, turning away from the colonial aesthetics to new types of African expression. This book examines some of the fascinating and impressive works of ...

ISBN: 9781351960403

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Air Structures

by William McLean

ISBN: 9781780674827

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Airports: A Century of Architecture

by hugh Pearman

ISBN: 9781856693561

Binding: Hardback


Aladdin "Built in a Day" House Catalog, 1917


Designs for 60 homes, from a simple four-room cottage with a front porch to a comfortable two-story home with four bedrooms, a reception hall, and pantry. Shown in landscaped exteriors, floor plans, and overhead cutaway views. With detailed ...

ISBN: 9780486285917

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Alfresco Living: 21st Century Architecture


Features gardens and terraces designed to become part of the interior spaces of the homes they adjoin. '21st Century Architecture: Alfresco Living' features courtyard gardens and terraces designed to become part of the interior spaces of the ...

ISBN: 9781864705126

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