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Walls and Towers: Systems of Defense in Ancient China (Library of Ancient Chinese Architecture)

Yun Qiao

Walls and Towers explores walls and other fortifications of ancient China, most notably the Great Wall of China. It details the evolution of these structures, from simple city walls and moats to the remarkable Great Wall. The Great Wall, often referred... (read more)


Medieval
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The Making of Assisi: The Pope, the Franciscans, and the Painting of the Basilica

Donal Cooper

For a brief moment at the close of the 13th century, the town of Assisi was the focus for the two greatest powers in the Latin Church: the Roman papacy and the Franciscan Order. The election in 1288 of Nicholas IV, the first Franciscan pope, was the... (read more)


General
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Architectural Guide Helsinki

Ulf Meyer

Helsinki is an architectural hub between East and West. The influence of nearby St Petersburg is just as palpable as that of European neo-classicism of the early nineteenth century. Creativity is a pervasive feature of this Nordic magnet for friends of... (read more)


Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Case Study Houses

Elizabeth A. T. Smith

The pioneering project that sought to bring modernism to the masses. The Case Study House program (1945-1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated... (read more)


Contemporary (1945-)
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Experimentos Con la Vida Misma: Arquitecturas Domesticas Radicales Entre 1937 y 1959 = Experiments with Life Itself

Francisco Gonzalez De Canales

Five experiments by prestigious architects on their own homes during the dark days of the Second World... (read more)


Renaissance
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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)


Baroque and Rococo
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The City and the King

Christine Stevenson

The City of London is a jurisdiction whose relationship with the English monarchy has sometimes been turbulent. This fascinating book explores how architecture was used to renew and redefine a relationship essential to both parties in the wake of two... (read more)


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