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The Alhambra (Wonders of the World)

Robert Irwin

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Contemporary (1945-)
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The Sourcebook of Contemporary Houses

Alex Sanchez Vidiella

This truly unique compendium presents cutting-edge ideas from the world of international contemporary residential architecture. Featuring gorgeous photographs of some of the world's most innovative homes, this deluxe book also contains in-depth... (read more)

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Venice from the Water

Daniel Savoy

The floating city of Venice has enchanted visitors for centuries with its maze of scenic canals. For this pioneering book, Daniel Savoy set out by boat to explore the built environment of these waterways, gaining new insights into the architectural... (read more)

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Piranesi, Paestum & Soane

John Wilton-ely

A renowned scholar examines the beauty and impact of drawings and prints by Piranesi, as well as the Italian architect's relationship with his friend and colleague Sir John Soane. An 18th-century architect and printmaker, Giovanni Battista Piranesi was a... (read more)

Ancient and Classical
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A Companion to Roman Architecture (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

Roger B. Ulrich (edt)

Roman architecture is arguably the most enduring physical legacy of the classical world. A Companion to Roman Architecture presents a selective overview of the critical issues and approaches that have transformed scholarly understanding of this rich... (read more)

Baroque and Rococo
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Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden (Shire Library)

Laura Mayer

The name Lancelot 'Capability' Brown has become synonymous with the eighteenth-century English landscape garden: between 1751 and 1783 his consultancy handled over 170 major commissions. Ruthlessly efficient, he could stake out the 'capabilities' of a... (read more)

Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Third World Modernism: Architecture, Development and Identity

Duanfang Lu (edt)

This set of essays brings together studies that challenge interpretations of the development of modernist architecture in Third World countries during the Cold War. The topics look at modernism's part in the transnational development of building... (read more)

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Rtpi Library #15: The Visual Language of Spatial Planning: The Form, Style and Use of Cartographic Representation in Strategic Spatial Planning

Stefanie Duhr

At a time when strategic spatial planning is undergoing a renaissance in Europe, The Visual Language of Spatial Planning makes a unique contribution to this rapidly growing area of teaching and research. Discussing the relevant theoretical perspectives... (read more)

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