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. Ante Bellum Houses of the Bluegrass

    Ante Bellum Houses of the Bluegrass: The Development of Residential Architecture in Fayette County, Kentucky [Paperback]

    Clay Lancaster (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780813155739
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    The ante bellum homes of Lexington and Fayette County, Kentucky, are both more numerous and more distinctive in design than those of many communities of similar age. Founded in 1775, Lexington by the turn of the century had become the chief cultur... .... Learn More
  2. Antebellum Architecture of Kentucky

    Antebellum Architecture of Kentucky [Paperback]

    Clay Lancaster (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780813157597
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    During the eight decades preceding the Civil War, Kentucky was the scene of tremendous building activity. Located in the western section of the original English colonies, midway between North and South, Kentucky saw the rise of an architecture tha... .... Learn More
  3. Preaching, Building and Burying

    Preaching, Building and Burying [Hardback]

    Caroline Bruzelius (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9780300203844
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Friars transformed the relationship of the church to laymen by taking religion outside to public and domestic spaces. Mendicant commitment to apostolic poverty bound friars to donors in an exchange of donations in return for intercessory prayers a... .... Learn More
  4. Stairway to Heaven

    Stairway to Heaven: The Functions of Medieval Upper Spaces [Paperback]

    Toby Huitson (Author)

    £36.00

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    ISBN: 9781842176658
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Spiral stairs, galleries and upper chambers in medieval cathedrals, abbeys and parish churches have been an enduring source of fascination to scholars since the eighteenth century. But what were these secret stairs, mysterious galleries and hidde... .... Learn More
  5. Architecture, Politics, and Identity in Divided Berlin

    Architecture, Politics, and Identity in Divided Berlin [Paperback]

    Emily Pugh (Author)

    £31.00

    ISBN: 9780822963028
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Culture Politics & the Built Environment
    On August 13, 1961, under the cover of darkness, East German authorities sealed the border between East and West Berlin using a hastily constructed barbed wire fence. Over the next twenty-eight years of the Cold War, the Berlin Wall grew to become... .... Learn More
  6. The Spectator and the Topographical City

    The Spectator and the Topographical City [Paperback]

    Martin Aurand (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780822962762
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    The Spectator and the Topographical City examines Pittsburgh's built environment as it relates to the city's unique topography. Martin Aurand explores the conditions present in the natural landscape that led to the creation of architectural forms;... .... Learn More
  7. Chatham Village

    Chatham Village: Pittsburgh's Garden City [Paperback]

    Angelique Bamberg (Author)

    £17.50

    ISBN: 9780822962786
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Chatham Village, located in the heart of Pittsburgh, is an urban oasis that combines Georgian colonial revival architecture with generous greenspaces, recreation facilities, surrounding woodlands, and many other elements that make living there a u... .... Learn More
  8. Religious Poverty, Visual Riches

    Religious Poverty, Visual Riches [Hardback]

    Joanna Cannon (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780300187656
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Dominican friars of late-medieval Italy were vowed to a life of religious poverty. Yet their churches contained many visual riches, as this groundbreaking study reveals. Works by supreme practitioners - Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto and Simone Marti... .... Learn More
  9. Traditional Buildings in the Oxford Region

    Traditional Buildings in the Oxford Region [Hardback]

    John Steane (Author); James Ayres (Author)

    £45.00

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    ISBN: 9781842174791
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The pivotal position of the Oxford region in the geological and therefore building history of England is of fundamental importance to the study of traditional construction. Oxford occupies a central position on the ancient route between Northampto... .... Learn More
  10. Second Suburb

    Second Suburb: Levittown, Pennsylvania [Paperback]

    Dianne Harris (Editor)

    £31.00

    ISBN: 9780822962816
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Culture Politics & the Built Environment
    Carved from eight square miles of Bucks County farmland northeast of Philadelphia, Levittown, Pennsylvania, is a symbol of postwar suburbia and the fulfillment of the American dream. Begun in 1952, after the completion of an identically named comm... .... Learn More

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