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Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Photographic Architecture in the Twentieth Century

Claire Zimmerman

One hundred years ago, architects found in the medium of photography—so good at representing a building’s lines and planes—a necessary way to promote their practices. It soon became apparent, however, that photography did more than... (read more)


Baroque and Rococo
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J. B. Fischer Von Erlach: Architecture as Theater in the Baroque Era

Esther Gordon Dotson

Though little known in the English-speaking world, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach (1656-1723) was one of the most important and influential European baroque architects. The buildings that he designed for the emperor of Austria and his courtiers... (read more)


Ancient and Classical
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Vernacular Architecture: Domestic Spaces of Ancient China (Library of Ancient Chinese Architecture)

Qijun Wang

Vernacular Dwellings traces the evolution of Chinese dwellings, from early nomadic cave dwellings to the classic courtyard house.... (read more)


General
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Washington Sculpture: A Cultural History of Outdoor Sculpture in the Nation's Capital

James M. Goode

This sweeping study takes readers on a fascinating tour of Washington, D.C.'s monuments, statues, headstones, and memorials. James M. Goode canvasses more than 500 sculptural pieces, often overlooked by residents and visitors, and presents critical... (read more)


Renaissance
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Palazzo Te: Giulio Romano's Masterwork in Mantua

Ugo Bazzotti

Built for Federico II Gonzaga Duke of Mantua between 1525 and 1536, Palazzo Te is the masterpiece of Renaissance artist, designer, and architect Giulio Romano, the most accomplished and favored of Raphael’s pupils. The palace’s interiors are... (read more)


Medieval
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Ely: The Hidden History

David Barrowclough

The Norman Cathedral is a masterpiece of medieval architecture sitting proudly on the Isle of Ely, but there is more to this city, once home to Oliver Cromwell. The authors trace the origins of life in Ely and the surrounding villages. Using vivid... (read more)


Contemporary (1945-)
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Cold War on the Home Front: The Soft Power of Midcentury Design

Greg Castillo

Amid a display of sunshine-yellow electric appliances in a model home at the 1959 American National Exhibition in Moscow, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon squared off on the merits of their respective economic... (read more)


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