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. 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
  2. Neoliberalism on the Ground

    Neoliberalism on the Ground: Architecture and Transformation from the 1960s to the Present [Hardback]

    Kenny Cupers (Editor); Catharina Gabrielsson (Editor); Helena Mattsson (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780822946014
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Culture, Politics, and the Built Environment
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    Architecture and urbanism have contributed to one of the most sweeping transformations of our times. Over the past four decades, neoliberalism has been not only a dominant paradigm in politics but a process of bricks and mortar in everyday life. R... .... Learn More
  3. 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)

    £0.00

    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
  4. 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)

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    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
  5. 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
  6. Crossing the Threshold

    Crossing the Threshold: Architecture, Iconography and the Sacred Entrance [Hardback]

    Madeleine Mumcuoglu (Author); Yosef Garfinkel (Author)

    £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781789250763
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Every day millions of people enter public buildings of many forms and functions: Notre-Dame in Paris, Central Station in New York; the British Museum in London, that are decorated with recessed doorways. None of them is likely to be aware that thi... .... Learn More
  7. Chromatic Homes

    Chromatic Homes: The Joy of Color in Historic Places [Hardback]

    John I. Gilderbloom (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780813176147
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Bright, vibrant, intriguing, and unique, chromatic homes are speckled across the world's landscape. These historic houses and buildings are saturated with colors - often highlighting decorative woodwork and architecture - to enhance, revive, and r... .... Learn More
  8. Buildings of Medieval Europe

    Buildings of Medieval Europe: Studies in Social and Landscape Contexts of Medieval Buildings [Paperback]

    Duncan Berryman (Editor); Sarah Kerr (Editor)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781785709715
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This volume brings together an interesting range of papers discussing medieval buildings across Europe. They provide interesting insights to life in the medieval world in several understudied areas of Europe. The papers range from Croatia and Tran... .... Learn More
  9. The Houses of Hereford 1200-1700

    The Houses of Hereford 1200-1700 [Hardback]

    Nigel Baker (Author); Pat Hughes (Author); Richard K. Morriss (Author)

    £25.00

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    ISBN: 9781785708169
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The cathedral city of Hereford is one of the best-kept historical secrets of the Welsh Marches. Although its Anglo-Saxon development is well known from a series of classic excavations in the 1960s and ’70s, what is less widely known is that the ci... .... Learn More
  10. Ta’ Braxia Cemetery, Malta

    Ta’ Braxia Cemetery, Malta [Hardback]

    Conrad Thake (Author); Janica Buhagiar (Author)

    £53.00

    ISBN: 9789995711702
    Published by : Midsea Books
    The Ta’ Braxia cemetery at Pietà was designed and planned by the Maltese architect Emmanuele Luigi Galizia (1830–1907), at the time, still in his mid-twenties. It is, for all intents and purposes, the first extra-mural cemetery to be established i... .... Learn More

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