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Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II: From Le Corbusier to Rem Koolhaas (New York Review Collections)
Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II: From Le Corbusier to Rem Koolhaas (New York Review Collections)
by Martin Filler
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In this much-anticipated  sequel to his critically acclaimed Makers of Modern Architecture (2007) longtime New York Review of Books contributor Martin Filler—“probably the best all-round architecture critic currently working in the... (read more)

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Makers of Modern Architecture: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry (New York Review Books)
Makers of Modern Architecture: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry (New York Review Books)
by Martin Filler
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How did modern architecture emerge and evolve? Martin Filler traces its development through fascinating profiles of the lives and ideas and accomplishments, the triumphs and struggles and failures of the architects who made the twentieth century's most... (read more)

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Modern Architecture (World of Art)
Modern Architecture (World of Art)
by Kenneth Frampton
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This acclaimed survey of modern architecture and its origins has become a classic since it first appeared in 1980. For the fourth edition Kenneth Frampton has added a major new section that explores the effects of globalization on architecture in recent... (read more)

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Architecture in the 20th Century (25)
Architecture in the 20th Century (25)
by Peter Gossel
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A century of great buildings and their creators This is the be-all-end-all reference work for architecture in the 20th century. From Frank Lloyd Wright to Antoni Gaudí to Frank O. Gehry to Shigeru Ban and all the best stuff in between, it's... (read more)

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Modern Architecture: A Critical History (Third Revised and Enlarged Edition)
Modern Architecture: A Critical History (Third Revised and Enlarged Edition)
by Kenneth Frampton
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"One of the most important works on modern architecture we have today."—Architectural Design "A useful and wide-ranging work of superior architectural scholarship, this ambitious publication contains many chapters that stand on their own as... (read more)

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The Chicago School of Architecture: A History of Commercial and Public Building in the Chicago Area, 1875-1925
The Chicago School of Architecture: A History of Commercial and Public Building in the Chicago Area, 1875-1925
by Carl W Condit
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This thoroughly illustrated study traces the history of the world-famous Chicago school of architecture from its beginning with the functional innovations of William Le Baron and others to their imaginative development by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd... (read more)

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The Master Builders: Le Corbusier, Mies Van Der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright (Norton Library)
The Master Builders: Le Corbusier, Mies Van Der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright (Norton Library)
by Peter Blake
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Le Corbusier gave to modern design a sure and brilliant sense of form; Mies brought an almost Gothic discipline of structure; and Wright heralded a new and dramatic concept of space and freedom. Through this triple focus, Peter Blake provides a... (read more)

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Light Engines and Other Architectural Experiments
Light Engines and Other Architectural Experiments
by Damon Leverett
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Light Engines and Other Architectural Experiments is a monograph concerning a series of art and design projects by architect and designer Damon Leverett. Completed over a period of 10 years, these projects explore ideas about the role of art in... (read more)

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Architect Meets Architects (Engl
Architect Meets Architects (Engl
by Werner Blaser
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From Aalto to Zumthor - architect Werner Blaser looks back on his encounters with 50 of the protagonists, providing a personal and refreshing appraisal of the personalities which have dominated and illuminated this epoch. Brief texts and duotone... (read more)

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Buildings and Power; the Origin of Modern Building Types
Buildings and Power; the Origin of Modern Building Types
by Thomas A. Markus
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"Buildings and Power" shifts the focus of architectural debate from the dominant themes of art and technology to an analysis of meaning in terms of social relations. Buildings are primarily social objects. Their forms provide answers to questions we ask... (read more)

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The International Style
The International Style
by Henry Hitchcock
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Initially produced as the catalog to accompany a controversial and groundbreaking 1932 Museum of Modern Art show of the then new architecture emerging in Europe and America, The International Style quickly became the definitive statement of the... (read more)

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Modern Architecture
Modern Architecture
by Derek Avery
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Spans the period from 1920 until today, and details the great diversity of international buildings, styles and technological developments that have provided such rich and imaginative heritage for everyone in the new millennium.... (read more)

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The Story of Architecture in the 20th Century
The Story of Architecture in the 20th Century
by Jurgen Tietz
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Aalto, Alen, Ando, Behnisch, Behrens, Berg, Berlage, Bofill, Botta, Calatrava, Coenen, D'Aronco, Dinkeloo, Van Doesburg, Eames, Eiffel, Endell, Fischer, Foster, Gallé, Gaudi, Gehry, Gilbert, Gocar, Graves, Gregotti, Grimshaw, Gropius, Gumard, Hadid,... (read more)

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Building the nineteenth century
Building the nineteenth century
by Tom F Peters
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Is there a culture of construction? To answer this question, Tom Peters crosses the traditional boundaries between civil engineering and architecture to look at how builders' thought processes influenced construction, and particularly at how construction... (read more)

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Architecture of the 20th Century (Taschen 25)
Architecture of the 20th Century (Taschen 25)
by Peter Gossel
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The ultimate architectural reference work (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary special edition) This is the be-all-end-all reference work for architecture in the 20th century. From Frank Lloyd Wright to Gaudi to Frank O. Gehry to Shigeru Ban and all the best... (read more)

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Guggenheim New York - Guggenheim Bilbao
Guggenheim New York - Guggenheim Bilbao
by Jeff Goldberg
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This palm-sized book presents two of the most innovative structures of the modern age--and two of the most important art museums--in one clever package. The book highlights the New York Guggenheim, Frank Lloyd Wright's crowning achievement, and the... (read more)

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From Bauhaus to Our House
From Bauhaus to Our House
by Tom Wolfe
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Tom Wolfe, "America's most skillful satirist" (The Atlantic Monthly), examines the strange saga of American architecture in this sequel to The Painted Word.... (read more)

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Modern Architecture 2ND Edition the Architecture
Modern Architecture 2ND Edition the Architecture
by Vincent Jose Scully
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First published in 1961 and later expanded and revised in 1974, this book traces the major developments in twentieth-century architecture. It covers such subjects as Art Nouveau in Europe, the Bauhaus, and Russian Constructivism.... (read more)

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Experiments with Life Itself
Experiments with Life Itself
by Francisco Gonz Canales
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Five experiments by prestigious architects on their own homes during the dark days of the Second World... (read more)

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High Steel: The Daring Men Who Built the World's Greatest Skyline, 1881 to the Present
High Steel: The Daring Men Who Built the World's Greatest Skyline, 1881 to the Present
by Jim Rasenberger
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A powerful first-hand account of the many generations and ethnic groups of men who have built America's skyscrapers. From the early days of steel construction in Chicago, through the great boom years of New York city ironwork, and up through the present,... (read more)

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