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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...
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...
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...
The Story of Gothic Architecture (Story Of... Prestel)
by : Francesca Prina
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
10 Buildings That Changed America
by : Dan Protess and Geoffrey Baer | May 7, 2013
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...
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...