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Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture

Ross King

On August 19, 1418, a competition concerning Florence's magnificent new cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore--already under construction for more than a century--was announced: "Whoever desires to make any model or design for the vaulting of the main Dome....... (read more)

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Church Misericords and Bench Ends (Shire Library)

Richard Hayman

Although misericords were originally installed on the hidden undersides of church folding seats to provide comfort to those standing for long periods of prayer, the have gradually become more ornately carved and decorated. Now they, along with the... (read more)

Ancient and Classical
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Islamic Buildings: The Architecture of Islamic Mosques in China (Library of Ancient Chinese Architecture)

Dazhang Sun

Islamic Buildings traces the spread of Islam in China, and Islams influence on ancient Chinese architecture. The introduction of Islamic architecture into China resulted in a unique blending of Chinese and Arab architecture. While they retained many Arab... (read more)

Baroque and Rococo
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Pietro Da Cortona and Roman Baroque Architecture

Jorg Martin Merz

At first a successful painter of the Roman Baroque, Pietro (Berrettini) da Cortona (1597-1669) soon emerged as an architect of equal stature. This book is the first to focus full attention on Cortona's buildings and projects and to assess his position in... (read more)

Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Pepita: Inoue Meets Gaudi

Takehiko Inoue

Half travel memoir, half art book, all beauty. Antoni Gaudi was the world leader of Catalan modernist movement in architecture. Takehiko Inoue is one of the premier manga artists in the world. Inoue’s journey to Spain and to the world of Gaudi is... (read more)

Contemporary (1945-)
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New Architecture on Indigenous Lands

Joy Monice Malnar

Black Elk speaks of the “square boxes” his people were forced into, and Winona LaDuke of the “boxes of mints” on Native lands. As long as the government was deciding what tribal buildings should look like, Native custom and... (read more)

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American Homes: The Landmark Illustrated Encyclopedia of Domestic Architecture

Lester Walker

American Homes is the classic work of American house architecture. From the Dutch colonial, to the New England Salt Box, to the 1950s prefab, this unrivaled reference and useful guide to 103 building styles pays homage to our country's housing... (read more)

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