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Contemporary (1945-)
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The Allied Arts: Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada (McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Ar)

Sandra Alfoldy

During periods of close collaboration, championed by figures like John Ruskin and William Morris, architecture and craft were referred to as "the allied arts." By the mid-twentieth century, however, it was more common for the two disciplines to be... (read more)

Baroque and Rococo
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The Sheldonian Theatre: Architecture and Learning in Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Anthony Geraghty

A jewel of the University of Oxford, the Sheldonian Theatre stands out among the groundbreaking designs by the great British architect Sir Christopher Wren. Published to coincide with the 350th anniversary of the building’s construction, this... (read more)

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Free to All: Carnegie Libraries Amp American Culture, 1890-1920

Abigail A. Van Slyck

Familiar landmarks in hundreds of American towns, Carnegie libraries today seem far from controversial. In Free to All, however, Abigail A. Van Slyck shows that the classical façades and symmetrical plans of these buildings often mask a complex... (read more)

Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Architecture in the 20th Century (25)

Peter Gossel

A century of great buildings and their creators This is the be-all-end-all reference work for architecture in the 20th century. From Frank Lloyd Wright to Antoni Gaudí to Frank O. Gehry to Shigeru Ban and all the best stuff in between, it's... (read more)

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Universe of Stone: Chartres Cathedral and the Invention of the Gothic

Philip Ball

Chartres Cathedral, south of Paris, is revered as one of the most beautiful and profound works of art in the Western canon. But what did it mean to those who constructed it in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries—and why was it built at such... (read more)

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Palladio's Legacy

Daniel Mcreynolds

How and why Palladio has become the most influential architect of the Renaissance and beyond. There is perhaps no single architect who has had as great an influence on the development of architecture over the course of the early modern period and beyond... (read more)

Ancient and Classical
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Private Gardens: Personal Gardens of Ancient China (Library of Ancient Chinese Architecture)

Liyao Cheng

Private Gardens traces the origin and development of private gardens in ancient China, explores their design and construction, and immerses the reader in their beauty with vivid color photographs and detailed illustrations.... (read more)

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