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Palladio in Private

Guido Beltramini

Andrea Palladio's villa architecture is still admired for its elegance and harmony, but little is known about the person behind the buildings. Experienced Palladio researcher Guido Beltramini has worked meticulously on material from historical documents... (read more)

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Masterpieces of Medieval Open Timber Roofs

Raphael Brandon

Excellently framed and designed, with bold, receding arches, the open timber roofs of the medieval period featured massive moldings, carved timbers, and intricate tracery. Today, these roofs are recognized for their striking beauty, rich ornamentation... (read more)

Ancient and Classical
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The Buildings and Designs of Andrea Palladio (Classic Reprints)

Ottavio Bertotti Scamozzi

Andrea Palladio is unquestionably the most important architect in the Western world: his carefully proportioned, pedimented designs are the foundations for most single-family homes and public buildings in the United States and Europe. In 1776, architect... (read more)

Baroque and Rococo
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When All of Rome Was Under Construction: The Building Process in Baroque Rome

Dorothy Metzger Habel

In “When All of Rome Was Under Construction,” architectural historian Dorothy Metzger Habel considers the politics and processes involved in building the city of Rome during the baroque period. Like many historians of the period, Habel... (read more)

Contemporary (1945-)
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20th-Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas


"Phaidon's colossal 20th Century World Architecture is a real tour de force. While the sheer volume of information is breathtaking, what impresses me most is the fascinating view of architecture in the 20th century created by the breadth of the projects... (read more)

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Ottoman Izmir: The Rise of a Cosmopolitan Port, 1840-1880

Sibel Zandi-sayek

Between 1840 and 1880, the Eastern Mediterranean port of Izmir (Smyrna) underwent unprecedented change. A modern harbor that welcomed international steamships and new railway lines that transported a cornucopia of products transformed the physical city.... (read more)

Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City

Jonathan Conlin

Paris and London have long held a mutual fascination, and never more so than in the period from 1700 to 1914, when each vied to be the worlds greatest city. Each city has been the focus of countless books, yet here Jonathan Conlin explores the complex... (read more)

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