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by : Qiaoxin Ye and Yuyan Chang | Jan 2, 2009 A city is formed by its architecture, which, at the same time, acts as the core of the city....
Renzo Piano Museums
Hardcover Creating space for the display of works of art has intrigued Renzo Piano throughout his thirty-five years of architectural practice. Today he is acknowledged the pre-eminent designer in this...
Grimshaw: Architecture: The First 30 Years
This survey of one of the world's leading architecture firms celebrates three decades of design excellence, environmental sustainability, and architectural innovation, and explores some fascinating proposals for the future of...
Pickard Chilton: Architecture
The names behind Pickard Chilton have led the design of some of the world’s most widely known buildings, creating iconic structures that have defined institutions, corporations, communities, cities and countries....
High Fit Home: Designing Your Home for Health and Fitness
In today's increasingly health-conscious world, homeowners are paying more attention to creating spaces conducive to a fit lifestyle. The possibilities available go far beyond building a home gym that you...
International Space Station: Architecture beyond Earth
• A history of the International Space Station, through the lens of its architectural design• Foreword by NASA Astronaut Nicole Stott• Perfect for space enthusiasts, as well as anyone with...
The Thousand and One Churches
Published in 1909 and long out of print, The Thousand and One Churches remains a seminal study of the postclassical monuments of Anatolia. Now a new generation of readers can...
Italian Architecture from Michelangelo to Borromini (World of Art)
The years from 1520 to 1630 were crucial in the development of Western architecture, but to label as Mannerist the transition from Michelangelo's "licentious" New Sacristy in Florence to Borromini's...
by: D'az and D'az Arquitectos D'az & D'az Arquitectos SLP works have been selected for prestigious awards such as Leading European Architects Forum (LEAF Awards) WorldArchitecture News (WAN Awards) College...
KPF: Vision and Process, Europe 1990-2002
by Kenneth Powell The practice was formed in 1976 in New York, and rapidly made its mark on international architecture with buildings such as the 333 Wacker Drive in Chicago...
Sinan: Architect of S leyman the Magnificent and the Ottoman Golden Age
by : John Freely | Jan 1, 2001
New York Architecture
From the skyscrapers and the lofts which occupy the brick buildings in Downtown New York, to the new elevated gardens on the urban map and the planned ecological constructions which...
The Struggle for Modernism: Architecture, Landscape Architecture and City Planning at Harvard
Considering how modernism evolved in the most celebrated design school in America, this work traces developments at Harvard, whose Graduate School of Design was the home of Bauhaus founder Walter...
Philip Johnson/Alan Ritchie Architects
by Paul Goldberger (Author), Philip Johnson (Author) Philip Johnson, who died in 2005, was a towering figure in American architecture, both sensing and establishing new directions and stylistic trends. This...
by : Botond Bognar Hardcover Written by the famous authority on Japanese architecture this book charts the development of the designs of Hiroshi Hara as well as the innovative uses...
Morris Lapidus: The Architecture of Joy
Adored for his exuberant and original architecture, more than fifty years of Morris Lapidus’s designs are celebrated in this first-ever monograph. Known for inventing the postwar resort hotel with the...
Chinese Houses of Southeast Asia: The Eclectic Architecture of Sojourners and Settlers
Over a period of several years, noted Chinese cultural historian Ronald G. Knapp traveled throughout Southeast Asia, searching out homes built by the first generations of successful Chinese settlers during...
Glass House: Buildings for Open Living
by : adams-nicky-arcaid-picture-library | Jan 1, 2007 "Glass House" showcases the inspirational contribution of glass to the architecture of the modern home, tracing its progress from the first prismatic forays...
Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates: Buildings and Projects, 1986-1998
Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown are among the world's leading contemporary architects. Their writings, including the seminal books Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture (1966; Venturi) andLearning from Las Vegas...
Caruso St John Architects: Knitting Weaving Wrapping Pressing
by : Architkturgalerie Luzern and Tony Hafliger
Kurilpa Bridge: Brisbane's New Bridge
by Cox Rayner The KurilpaBridge project was an opportunity to not only make a new pedestrian and cycle connection across Brisbane’s river, it was an opportunity to form a new...
The Story of Gothic Architecture (Story Of... Prestel)
by : Francesca Prina
10 Buildings That Changed America
by : Dan Protess and Geoffrey Baer | May 7, 2013
Preaching, Building, and Burying: Friars in the Medieval City
Friars transformed the relationship of the church to laymen by taking religion outside to public and domestic spaces. Mendicant commitment to apostolic poverty bound friars to donors in an exchange...
The Imperial Museums of Meiji Japan: Architecture and the Art of the Nation
It was not until Japan's opening to the West during the Meiji period (1868-1912) that terms for art (bijutsu) and art museum (bijutsukan) were coined. The Imperial Museums of Meiji...
Ian McHarg: Conversations with Students / Dwelling in Nature
One of the legendary figures in twentieth-century design, Ian McHarg transformed the fields of landscape architecture and planning through his personal methodology, his unique curriculum at the University of Pennsylvania,...
Low-Tech Light-Tech High-Tech
by Klaus Daniels (Author) This book looks at the challenges facing architects and urban planners in contemporary society. It analyses current trends, future scenarios and solutions from the past, providing...
A Lyric Architecture: Selected Works of John Malick & Associates New Classicists
John Malick and Associates: New Classicists features superb photography of luxury homes in a range of traditional styles.The book is a valuable resource for architects, interior designers, builders, and...
Modern Swedish Design: Three Founding Texts
by Lucy Creagh (Editor), Helena Kaberg (Editor), Barbara Miller Lane (Editor), Kenneth Frampton (Introduction) Although modern Swedish design has exercised an extraordinary influence on international architecture and interior furnishings since...
Art and Empire: The Politics of Ethnicity in the U.S.Capitol, 1815-1860
A study of the public art commissioned by the federal government between the close of the War of 1812 and the onset of the Civil War, in which Green Fryd...