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. Studies in the Islamic Decorative Arts

    Studies in the Islamic Decorative Arts [Hardback]

    Robert Hillenbrand (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597506
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Islamic artists channeled their energies not into easel painting and large-scale sculpture, but rather into what Western scholars, obeying a very different hierarchy of art forms, rather disparagingly termed the "decorative arts" or even "the mino... .... Learn More
  2. Intertwining

    Intertwining: Volume 2 [Paperback]

    Sarah Robinson (Editor); Alessandro Gattara (Editor); Davide Ruzzon (Editor)

    £26.99

    ISBN: 9788869772702
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Volume: 2
    After the 2018 Davos Declaration it’s been perceived as extremely urgent a return to urban transformation practices linked with cultural values. What does this mean? What kind of values should designers, planners, and public administrators put at ... .... Learn More
  3. Excavations at Oxford Castle 1999-2009

    Excavations at Oxford Castle 1999-2009 [Hardback]

    Julian Munby (Author); Andrew Norton (Author); Daniel Poore (Author); Anne Dodd (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781905905454
    Published by : Oxford University School of Archaeology
    Series: Thames Valley LandscapesMonograph
    Volume: 44
    Oxford Castle was built in 1071 at the west end of the thriving late Saxon town. Although it was never a castle of the first rank as a royal or seigneurial stronghold, it was an active county castle throughout the medieval period. Largely aba... .... Learn More
  4. Deliciae Fictiles V. Networks and Workshops

    Deliciae Fictiles V. Networks and Workshops: Architectural Terracottas and Decorative Roof Systems in Italy and Beyond [Hardback]

    Patricia Lulof (Editor); Ilaria Manzini (Editor); Carlo Rescigno (Editor)

    £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781789253108
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Deliciae Fictiles
    Volume: 5
    Temples are the most prestigious buildings in the urban landscape of ancient Italy, emerging within a network of centres of the then-known Mediterranean world. Notwithstanding the fragmentary condition of the buildings’ remains, these monuments – ... .... Learn More
  5. Of Greater Dignity than Riches

    Of Greater Dignity than Riches: Austerity and Housing Design in India [Hardback]

    Farhan Karim (Author)

    £42.50

    ISBN: 9780822965695
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Culture Politics & the Built Environment
    Extreme poverty, which intensified in India during colonial rule, peaked in the 1920s—after decades of imperialist exploitation, famine, and disease—a time when architects, engineers, and city authorities proposed a new type of housing for India’s... .... Learn More
  6. Hagia Sophia in Context

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

    Ken Dark (Author); Jan Kostenec (Author)

    £55.00

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    ISBN: 9781789250305
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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
  7. Improvised Cities

    Improvised Cities: Architecture, Urbanization, and Innovation in Peru [Hardback]

    Helen Gyger (Author)

    £42.50

    ISBN: 9780822945369
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Culture Politics & the Built Environment
    Beginning in the 1950s, an explosion in rural-urban migration dramatically increased the population of cities throughout Peru, leading to an acute housing shortage and the proliferation of self-built shelters clustered in barriadas, or squatter se... .... Learn More
  8. Sandwich - The 'Completest Medieval Town in England'

    Sandwich - The 'Completest Medieval Town in England': A Study of the Town and Port from its Origins to 1600 [eBook (PDF)]

    Helen Clarke(Author); Sarah Pearson(Author); Mavis E. Mate(Author); Keith Parfitt(Author)

    £0.00

    ISBN: 9781842177310
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    To the casual visitor of today, Sandwich appears as simply a small inland market town on the bank of a modest river. But locals and historians have long known that in the Middle Ages it was a strategic and commercial seaport of great significance,... .... Learn More
  9. St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire

    St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire: Volume 1, History, Archaeology and Architecture [eBook (PDF)]

    Warwick Rodwell(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842176412
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, is a redundant medieval church in the care of English Heritage. As a result of a major programme of research carried out between 1978 and 2007, it is now the most intensively studied parish church in the UK. Excavat... .... Learn More
  10. Big Men or Chiefs?

    Big Men or Chiefs?: Rondel Builders of Neolithic Europe [Hardback]

    Jaroslav Řídký (Author); Petr Květina (Author); Petr Limburský (Author); Markéta Končelová (Author); Pavel Burgert (Author); Radka Šumberová (Author)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789250268
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    If there is a feature of the Central European Neolithic period that deserves increased attention of researchers and all those with interest in prehistory, it is circular architecture of the dimensions of many tens of metres, from which only negati... .... Learn More

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