2249 books (113 pages) in this category
Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925-1965
by Ricardo Agarez
<p>Foreword by Adrian Forty.</p> <p>The Algarve is not only Portugal’s foremost tourism region. Uniquely Mediterranean in an Atlantic country, its building customs have long been markers of historical and cultural specificity, attracting both ...eBook
Writing on Buildings and Cities
by Michael Sorkin
<p>Robert Hughes once described Michael Sorkin as “unique in America––brave, principled, highly informed and fiercely funny.” All Over the Map confirms all of these superlatives as Sorkin assaults “the national security city, with its ...eBook
...that I've Drawn so Far
by James Gulliver Hancock
<DIV><B>All the Buildings in Melbourne</B> is a journey through the exciting city of Melbourne, told through his unique and charming cityscape drawings that pay tribute to the city's diverse architectural styles. James' buildings are ...
That I've Drawn So Far
by James Gulliver Hancock
<DIV><P><B>All the Buildings in Paris</B> is a love letter to Paris, told through James Gulliver Hancock's unique and charming drawings of the city's diverse architectural styles and streetscapes. This unusual combination of the ...
by Brad Cloepfil
<DIV>A must-have for fans of architects such as Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and Howard Backen, whose work was featured in <I>From the Land</I>, and for those who love the interior spaces featured in <I>The Urban House</I> and<I> Brooklyn ...
How To Effect Social Change as an Architect
by Adam R. Wilmes
<p><em>Altruism by Design: How to Effect Social Change as an Architect</em> is meant to prepare the individual designer – whether a student or practicing professional – for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and ...eBook
Architecture and Regionalism
by Carla Breeze
Art deco flourished in cities and small towns throughout America during the 1920s and 1930s. Extremely popular as a statement of modernity and technological progress, art deco movie palaces, dime stores, department stores, courthouses, and ...
by ASHER BENJAMIN
There is scarcely a New England town which does not contain houses, church spires, or ornamental interior details derived from the Late Colonial architectural designs of Asher Benjamin (1773-1845). Benjamin disseminated his ideas chiefly through
by A. LEWIS
by LEWIS A. COFFIN
About 1912, a renaissance of interest in early American architecture occurred that claimed the attention of a broad cross-section of the culture. It was demonstrated not only by being a popular topic in books and magazines, but also by the ...
A Concise Guide
by John Milnes Baker
by HANNAH JENKINS
The American House is an outstanding and extensive collection of contemporary residential designs seen across the United States today. This book follows the incredibly successful and recently published title European House, which also features a
by Thomas O'Brien
by WILLIAM R. WARE
by WERNER HEGEMANN
This atlas of architectural design advocates rational as well as humanistic principles in the development of the urban environment. Drawing upon the ideals that inspired the great Roman architect, it promotes the Vitruvian maxims of longevity, ...
by Nick Lowndes
A dot-to-dot activity book of landmark buildings and architectural icons of the twentieth century. 45 dot-to-dot drawings to fill in, including iconic buildings from all around the world. Each puzzle has over 300 dots. Examples include the ...
by Fin Garvey
<P>There is suspicion in the UK and across Europe that the upcoming introduction of new European Directives will encourage a regime of conservatism and legal risk aversion, fostering the delivery of mediocre and banal building design. This book ...
by Peter Rice
The long-awaited reissue of the autobiography of Peter Rice, one of the main structural engineers behind the Sydney Opera House, the Pompidou Centre, the Menil Collection and Lloyd's of London. 'I am an engineer. Often people will call me an ...
Australian Houses 1950-65
by Geoffrey London
<p>Architect-designed houses of the period 1950-65 proposed an innovative response to the social, economic, and climatic conditions of post-war Australia. At the same time they embraced the aesthetic, technological, and egalitarian aspirations ...
by Carlo Inglese & Alfonso Ippolito
<p>Communities have witnessed a fundamental shift in the ways they interact with heritage sites. Much of this change has been driven by the rapid democratization and widespread adoption of enabling technologies. As expediency is embraced in the ...eBook