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Easter Island's Silent Sentinels: The Sculpture and Architecture of Rapa Nui

Kenneth Treister

This richly illustrated book of the history, culture, and art of Easter Island is the first to examine in detail the island's vernacular architecture, often overshadowed by its giant stone statues.... (read more)

Baroque and Rococo
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Architectura Militaris: Festungsbautraktate Des 17. Jahrhunderts Von Specklin Bis Sturm (Kunstwissenschaftliche Studien)

Stefan Burger

The 17th-century treatises on fortification architecture discussed in this book reveal preferred concepts and manners of fortification, which allows for comparison with other historic fortifications and a historical assessment of their military... (read more)

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Renaissance Art Pop-Up Book

Stephen Farthing

A never-before-seen presentation of art and architecture from the Renaissance era, in elegant, informative, and engaging three-dimensional form. Accompanied by stunning art and ingenious pop engineering, Renaissance Art Pop-Up Book presents the talent... (read more)

Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Architecture and Capitalism: 1845 to the Present

Peggy Deamer (edt)

Architecture and Capitalism tells a story of the relationship between the economy and architectural design. Eleven historians each discuss in brand new essays the time period they know best, looking at cultural and economic issues, which in light of... (read more)

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Aia Guide To New York City

Elliot Willensky (edt)

Since the AIA Guide to New York City was first published in 1967, it has been recognized as the ultimate guide to the metropolis's buildings, in all five boroughs -- Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island -- from nineteenth-century... (read more)

Ancient and Classical
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Venice and Vitruvius: Reading Venice with Daniele Barbaro and Andrea Palladio

Margaret Muther Develyn

In about 35-25 B.C.E., the Roman architect Vitruvius produced his encyclopedic ten-book summary of the principles of Hellenistic architecture, De architectura (On Architecture). These ideas have stimulated architects ever since. In the mid-16th century... (read more)

Contemporary (1945-)
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Leistungsform / Form Follows Performance: Schulitz Architekten

Helmut C. Schulitz

With a clear analysis of the reasons behind the increasingly arbitrary character of design today, Form Follows Performance takes a position that points out design avenues in a convincing and future-oriented manner. It supports this position by presenting... (read more)

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Preaching, Building, and Burying: Friars in the Medieval City

Caroline Bruzelius

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 of donations in return for intercessory prayers and... (read more)

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