Architecture

Historic architecture from the ancient world to Neoclassical elegance and the Gothic revival, as well as some contemporary gems.

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  1. Athens on the Frontier

    Athens on the Frontier: Grecian-Style Architecture in the Splendid Valley of the West, 1820-1860 [Hardback]

    Patrick Lee Lucas (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780813196886
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    In 1811, architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe spurred American builders into action when he called for them to reject "the corrupt Age of Dioclesian, or the still more absurd and debased taste of Louis the XIV," and to emulate instead the ancient temp... .... Learn More
  2. Athens on the Frontier

    Athens on the Frontier: Grecian-Style Architecture in the Splendid Valley of the West, 1820-1860 [Paperback]

    Patrick Lee Lucas (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813197128
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    In 1811, architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe spurred American builders into action when he called for them to reject "the corrupt Age of Dioclesian, or the still more absurd and debased taste of Louis the XIV," and to emulate instead the ancient temp... .... Learn More
  3. Hagia Sophia in Context

    Hagia Sophia in Context: An Archaeological Re-examination of the Cathedral of Byzantine Constantinople [Paperback]

    Ken Dark (Author); Jan Kostenec (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781789259872
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The Byzantine cathedral of Hagia Sophia has been a source of wonder and fascination since its sixth-century construction. It was the premier monument of the Byzantine capital, Constantinople, and remains one of the most recognisable symbols of mod... .... Learn More
  4. Five Bay Landscapes

    Five Bay Landscapes: Curious Explorations in the Great Lakes Basin [Hardback]

    Karen Lutsky (Author); Sean Burkholder (Author)

    £41.00

    ISBN: 9780822947394
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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    Threatened by issues of environmental health, climate change, population growth, and industrial demands, the coastal zone of the Great Lakes reflects an increasingly dysfunctional relationship between the people of the basin and the resources that... .... Learn More
  5. The Julian Basilica: Architecture, Sculpture, Epigraphy

    The Julian Basilica: Architecture, Sculpture, Epigraphy: Corinth XXII [Hardback]

    Paul D. Scotton (Author); Catherine de Grazia Vanderpool (Author); Carolynn Roncaglia (Author)

    £130.00

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    ISBN: 9780876610237
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Corinth
    Volume: 22
    Early-20th-century explorations of the Roman Forum at Ancient Corinth revealed a massive early imperial building now known as the Julian Basilica. The structure stood on a podium over four meters high, and it dominated the east end of the forum in... .... Learn More
  6. Tuning Architecture with Humans

    Tuning Architecture with Humans: Neuroscience boosters architects' comprehension of people needs [Paperback]

    Davide Ruzzon (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9788869774003
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Architecture
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    The features of humankind’s interaction with the natural enrivonment have, over the course of evolution, slowly consolidated specific models of behavior. In the social dimension, these primitive schemes of interaction between the body and the envi... .... Learn More
  7. Further Studies in Islamic Painting

    Further Studies in Islamic Painting [Hardback]

    Ernst Grube (Author)

    £200.00

    ISBN: 9781899828500
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A collection of Professor Grube's essays on Islamic paintings of the late 14th and 15th century in the Timurid empire and Ottoman Turkey. This is a new revised edition of the 1968 exhibition catalogue The Classical Style of Islamic Painting , ... .... Learn More
  8. Studies in the Decorative Arts of the Muslim World

    Studies in the Decorative Arts of the Muslim World [Hardback]

    Ernst Grube (Author)

    £250.00

    ISBN: 9780907132790
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A selection of twelve previously published papers by Ernst Grube which examine specific materials used in Islamic decorative arts. Six papers examine pottery and tiles, one considers Ilkhanis stucco work as represented in the mausoleum of the ... .... Learn More
  9. The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani

    The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani: Architecture and Ornament [Hardback]

    Dora Piquet-Panayatova (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781899828913
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    This study deals with the churches of Oski and Iskhani, in the ancient Georgian province of Tao-Klardeti, now in eastern Turkey. Each church is examined separately, with a focus on the architecture and carved decoration. The architectural... .... Learn More
  10. Faber's Hub

    Faber's Hub: D.E.SY. Design-Oriented Strategies for Studios and House Museums [Paperback]

    Anna Mazzanti (Editor)

    £17.99

    ISBN: 9788869772634
    Published by : Mimesis International
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    The last few years have seen a growing interest in the conservation and enhancement of the working and living spaces of the faber: artists, designers and architects. They include both museums and private places that are waiting for fulfilling thei... .... Learn More

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