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Native American Architecture
Native American Architecture
by Peter Nabokov
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Native American Architecture, is the first book-length, fully illustrated study of North American Indian architecture to appear in a century. The product of 15 years of research by an architect and an anthropologist, the book presents the building... (read more)

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Ghostly Ruins: America's Forgotten Architecture
Ghostly Ruins: America's Forgotten Architecture
by Harry Skrdla
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We've all seen them but might have been too scared to enter: the house on the hill with its boarded-up windows; the darkened factory on the outskirts of town; the old amusement park with its rickety skeleton of a rollercoaster. These are the ruins of... (read more)

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Main Street To Miracle Mile : American Roadside Architecture (95 Edition)
Main Street To Miracle Mile : American Roadside Architecture (95 Edition)
by Chester H. Liebs
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First published in 1985, Chester Liebs' Main Street to Miracle Mile established the twentieth-century roadside landscape as a subject for serious study. Liebs traces the transformation of commercial development as it has moved from centralized main... (read more)

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Spanish-Colonial Architecture in the United States
Spanish-Colonial Architecture in the United States
by Rexford Newcomb
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A classic work by a distinguished architectural historian, tracing Spanish architectural influence in Florida, the Gulf Coast, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California in text illustrated by 195 photographs and 50 measured drawings. Among the sites... (read more)

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American Architecture and Urbanism
American Architecture and Urbanism
by Vincent Scully, Jr.
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A classic book authored by the foremost architectural historian in America, this fully illustrated history of American architecture and city planning is based on Vincent Scully's conviction that architecture and city planning are inseparably linked and... (read more)

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Monuments: America's History in Art and Memory
Monuments: America's History in Art and Memory
by Judith Dupre
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From the award-winning, bestselling author of "Skyscrapers, Churches," and "Bridges" comes a stunning visual history that serves as a tribute to classic American landmarks.... (read more)

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All American: Emerging Talent in American Architecture
All American: Emerging Talent in American Architecture
by Brian Carter
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This volume presents the work of 20 architectural practices from every corner of the USA. It investigates the regional, theoretical and political strands relating to American culture and climate, and focuses on each studio in depth, featuring coverage of... (read more)

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Mexicasa: The Enchanting Inns and Haciendas of Mexico
Mexicasa: The Enchanting Inns and Haciendas of Mexico
by Gina Hyams and Melba Levick
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A sensual, poetic introduction and descriptive captions accompany 250 vibrant photographs of twenty one of Mexico's most lovely haciendas. Melba Levick's vibrant photos showcase the stunning architecture, lush grounds, colorful interiors, and rich... (read more)

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Architecture in the United States, 1800-1850
Architecture in the United States, 1800-1850
by W Barksdale Maynard
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-308) and index.... (read more)

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The Architecture Traveler: A Guide to 262 Key American Buildings
The Architecture Traveler: A Guide to 262 Key American Buildings
by Sydney Leblanc
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This portable book takes readers on a tour of American architectural treasures of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It provides the practical information-addresses, phone numbers, visitor hours, maps-needed to experience them at first hand-of 262... (read more)

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A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Vancouver
A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Vancouver
by Christopher Macdonald
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A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Vancouver explores buildings constructed as the city experienced unprecedented growth, beginning with Expo ‘86 and continuing through the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The guidebook features buildings and... (read more)

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A Concise History of American Architecture (Icon Editions)
A Concise History of American Architecture (Icon Editions)
by Leland M Roth
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Leland M. Roth is Marion Dean Ross Professor of Architectural History at the University of Oregon at Eugene. He is the author of American Architecture: A History; A Concise History of American Architecture; McKim, Mead and White, Architects; and other... (read more)

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Archivos de Arquitectura Antillana #34: Caribbean Modernist Architecture
Archivos de Arquitectura Antillana #34: Caribbean Modernist Architecture
by Gustavo Luis More
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In February and March 2008, the International Program and the Department of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, organized the Museum's first symposium on the modernist architecture of the Caribbean and bordering Latin American... (read more)

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Southern Plantations
Southern Plantations
by Robin Lattimore
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Once the lifeblood of large estates and farms throughout the American South and East, antebellum plantations today serve as windows into one of the most controversial eras of U.S. history. Though many of these grand homes have been lost, scores more... (read more)

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Early American Architecture: From the First Colonial Settlements to the National Period
Early American Architecture: From the First Colonial Settlements to the National Period
by Hugh Morrison
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Hailed as "a model of scholarship" by the Saturday Review, this comprehensive survey of domestic and public architecture ranges from early settlers' primitive cabins to Greek Revival mansions of the early 1800s. Nearly 500 illustrations... (read more)

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American Architecture: A Vintage Postcard Collection
American Architecture: A Vintage Postcard Collection
by Luc Van Malderen
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This unique book presents a vast selection of postcards dating from 1900 to 1940. These postcards are not only noteworthy because they provide a pictorial history of the architecture of the New World, but also because of the specific nature of the images.... (read more)

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Chicago Architecture (Universe Architecture)
Chicago Architecture (Universe Architecture)
by Edward Keegan
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“Local architect Edward Keegan takes readers on a snappy sidewalk tour of 42 area buildings put up over the past 123 years. Its chronology shows the progression of buildings stout, squat, tall, slender, stony, steely and sleek.” ~Engineering... (read more)

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Old Mexico: An Architectural Pilgrimage
Old Mexico: An Architectural Pilgrimage
by Alfred C Bossom
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London-born architect Bossom's detailed sketches and commentary, and his wife's fine photographs, were published in 1924 in this handsome book — which also includes 18th-century missions in California and San Antonio. Tiled facades, quiet courtyards,... (read more)

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Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities
Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities
by Iwan Baan
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Torre David is an incomplete skyscraper in the center of the Venezuelan capital Caracas that has been occupied and reconstructed by local residents. Work on the building, named after the financial investor David Brillembourg, who died in 1993, was... (read more)

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Architecture in the U.S.
Architecture in the U.S.
by Philip Jodidio
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Contemporary architecture by country — TASCHEN's new architecture series — brings a unique perspective to world architecture, highlighting architectural trends by country. Each book features 15 to 20 architects — from the firmly... (read more)

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