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Baroque and Rococo
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The Story of Baroque Architecture

Claudia Zanlungo

Focusing on Romanesque architecture, this book gives readers the tools they need to grasp the architectural language and building forms of this style. Part of an accessibly written and generously illustrated series on architecture through the ages, this... (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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Education for Socially Engaged Art

Pablo Helguera

For too long Social Practice has been the notoriously flimsy flipside of market-based contemporary art: a world of hand-wringing practitioners easily satisfied with the feeling of 'doing good' in a community, and unaware that their quasi-activist, anti... (read more)


Ancient and Classical
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Yin Yu Tang: The Architecture and Daily Life of a Chinese House

Nancy Berliner

andlt;bandgt;With hundreds of photographs and a wealth of information andlt;iandgt;Yin Yu Tangandlt;/iandgt; tells the history of a traditional Chinese house and the fascinating stories of its occupants.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In the... (read more)


General
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Inside the Renaissance House

Elizabeth Currie

The Renaissance home was an outward symbol of a family's status, wealth, and learning, so much care went into its arrangement and furnishing, as well as the art of household management. Through contemporary paintings and drawings, this fully illustrated... (read more)


Contemporary (1945-)
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Futuristic: Visions of Future Living

Caroline Klien

Futuristic introduces architects, interior- and product designers working today in a visionary way with the needs of future generations to come. The focus lies on new, groundbreaking approaches, innovative shapes and unusual materials. This volume... (read more)


Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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The American Bungalow: 1880-1930

Clay Lancaster

A well-known architectural historian explores the bungalow both as an evolving art form and an architectural document reflecting middle-class life in early 20th-century America. Special sections feature bungalow plans, interiors, furnishings, typical... (read more)


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