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Source Book of American Architecture: 500 Notable Buildings from the 10th Century to the Present
Source Book of American Architecture: 500 Notable Buildings from the 10th Century to the Present
by G E Kidder Smith
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This comprehensive and insightful illustrated survey of 500 of America's most distinguished buildings provides a unique overview of the thousand-year architectural development of the United States. It examines our nation's architecture from its earliest... (read more)

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The American Style
The American Style
by Thomas Mellins
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Easily the most recognizable architectural style in America, with its brick or shingled facades trimmed in white and ornamented with restrained classical detail, the Colonial Revival emerged in the late nineteenth century and is still the basis for... (read more)

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The Hacienda in Mexico
The Hacienda in Mexico
by Daniel Nierman
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Never in our country has an architectural study of the haciendas been made; never before was there a typological study of all the spaces. Now, with the work of Nierman and Vallejo, we are able to return to the daily life of the hacienda as it was: the... (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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What Style Is It?: A Guide to American Architecture (Building Watchers Series)
What Style Is It?: A Guide to American Architecture (Building Watchers Series)
by John C Poppeliers
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"A History in Miniature of Architecture in America." American Institute of Architects How many of the architectural styles on the front cover could you identify? Unless you scored 100 percent ? and especially if you?re in the habit of labeling all old... (read more)

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The American Diner
The American Diner
by Michael Karl Witzel
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American manufacturers began designing and building prefabricated diners in the 1930s. By the '50s, their stainless steel fixtures, glass bricks, and 'Streamline Moderne' styling were the norm for these popular eateries. In the '90s, nostalgia for that... (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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Three American Architects: Richardson, Sullivan, and Wright, 1865-1915
Three American Architects: Richardson, Sullivan, and Wright, 1865-1915
by James F Ogorman
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O'Gorman discusses the individual and collective achievement of the recognized trinity of American architecture: Henry Hobson Richardson (1838-86), Louis Sullivan (1856-1924), and Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959). He traces the evolution of forms created... (read more)

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Greek Revival America
Greek Revival America
by Roger C Kennedy
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A handsome large-format book with some 190 fine color photographs depicting the range of Greek Revival interiors and exteriors, from impressive government buildings to antebellum mansions, to simple private homes (and even a privy). The book also... (read more)

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American Buildings and Their Architects: The Impact of European Modernism in The...
American Buildings and Their Architects: The Impact of European Modernism in The...
by William H Jordy
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Futurism, Art-Deco, the International Style, non-objective art, and other European-originated art forms radically changed the direction of American architecture in the twentieth century. Beginning with Rockefeller Center, the culmination of the Beaux... (read more)

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Latin American Houses
Latin American Houses
by E Browne
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This series was the winner of the American Institute of Architects' prestigious "Award for Excellence in International Book Publishing". Each volume in this series is introduced with an essay on the architect, and a chronological or stylistic... (read more)

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Domestic Views
Domestic Views
by Erik Kvalsvik
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The houses and historic sites shown here (in the stunning photographs of Kvalsvik) are all museum properties owned by or associated with the Colonial Dames. They range from grand mansions to plain houses constructed for comfortable shelter, and... (read more)

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French America: a Visual Architectural History
French America: a Visual Architectural History
by Ron Katz
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To celebrate the 200th anniversary of America's purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France, a new publication, French America, explores the rich French architectural and cultural heritage in the United States. A highly visual book, with more than... (read more)

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Source Book of American Architecture: 500 Notable Buildings from the 10th Century to the Present
Source Book of American Architecture: 500 Notable Buildings from the 10th Century to the Present
by G E Kidder Smith
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The Architecture of the United States, GE Kidder Smith's 1981 three-volume masterwork, was hailed as the most comprehensive and insightful overview of the architectural heritage of this country. Princeton Architectural Press is proud to introduce an... (read more)

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The Art of Brazilian Architecture
The Art of Brazilian Architecture
by Joaquim. Nabuco
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Estancias: The Great Houses and Ranches of Argentina
Estancias: The Great Houses and Ranches of Argentina
by Maria Saenz Quesada
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American Ruins: Ghosts on the Landscape
American Ruins: Ghosts on the Landscape
by Maxwell Mackenzie
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Brazil's Modern Architecture
Brazil's Modern Architecture
by Elisabett Andreoli
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La Habana: El Malecon
La Habana: El Malecon
by Angel Morua
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American Ruins
American Ruins
by Camilo Jose Vergara
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