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. 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
  2. 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... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Ideals of the Body

    Ideals of the Body: Architecture, Urbanism, and Hygiene in Postrevolutionary Paris [Hardback]

    Sun-Young Park (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9780822945284
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Culture Politics & the Built Environment
    Modern hygienic urbanism originated in the airy boulevards, public parks, and sewer system that transformed the Parisian cityscape in the mid-nineteenth century. Yet these well-known developments in public health built on a previous moment of anxi... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. Intertwining

    Intertwining: Volume 1 [Paperback]

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

    £14.00

    ISBN: 9788869771224
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Volume: 1
    Intertwining is an international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to understanding the experience and making of architecture. It includes the voices of science alongside those of the arts - as both ways of knowing are critical to the multidime... .... Learn More
  8. Public Space

    Public Space: Henri Lefebvre And Beyond [Paperback]

    Angela D’Ascoli (Author)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9788869771200
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Architecture
    Public spaces have long been the object of countless studies. Yet, most of these have focused almost exclusively on the metropolitan setting, while neglecting the nature and function of public spaces in rural areas. This volume addresses precisely... .... Learn More
  9. Reducing Boundaries

    Reducing Boundaries [Paperback]

    Emanuela Bonini Lessing (Editor); Fabio Vanin (Editor); Daniel Achutti (Editor)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9788869771187
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Architecture
    Reducing Boundaries offers a new perspective on an often under researched topic: what is the upper and middle classes perception of their own security? While human sciences have mainly focused on poor and low-middle classes evicted from urban spac... .... Learn More
  10. Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany

    Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany [Hardback]

    Itohan Osayimwese (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9780822945086
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Culture Politics & the Built Environment
    Over the course of the nineteenth century, drastic social and political changes, technological innovations, and exposure to non-Western cultures affected Germany's built environment in profound ways. The economic challenges of Germany's colonial p... .... Learn More

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