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Inigo Jones and the Classical Tradition
Inigo Jones worked as hard on the creation of his architectural persona as he did on the design of the buildings for the early Stuart court. Through... Les mer
The Modern American House
Sandy Isenstadt examines how architects, interior designers, and landscape designers worked to enhance spatial perception in middle class houses... Les mer
01.AKAD Startpunkter
01.AKAD - Experimentell forskning inom arkitektur och design - Startpunkter, är den första i en serie publikationer från AKAD med ambitionen att... Les mer
Architecture and Power in the Ancient Andes
In this innovative volume, Jerry D. Moore discusses public architecture in the context of the cultural, political and religious life of the... Les mer
Marion Mahony Griffin
Chicago-born architect Marion Mahony Griffin (1871-1961) is known primarily for a magnificent drafting style that incorporated architectural plans... Les mer
Frank Lloyd Wright Field Guide
The Frank Lloyd Wright Field Guide provides the first complete visitors' guide to all of Wright's buildings in the United States and around... Les mer
The American Skyscraper
More than any other phenomenon, the skyscraper has determined the character of the American city, altering its physicality and land use patterns;... Les mer
Florentine Villas in the Fifteenth Century
In this book, Amanda Lillie challenges the urban bias in Renaissance art and architectural history by investigating the architecture and patronage... Les mer
Concrete Vaulted Construction in Imperial Rome
Concrete Vaulted Construction in Imperial Rome examines the methods and techniques that enabled builders to construct some of the most imposing... Les mer
The Architecture of Roman Temples
This book examines the development of Roman temple architecture from its earliest history in the sixth century BC to the reigns of Hadrian and the... Les mer
St. Peter’s in the Vatican
St. Peter’s in the Vatican, one of the most important buildings in Western architecture, has a long and turbulent history. First constructed in the... Les mer
Modern Architectural Theory
Modern Architectural Theory is the first book to provide a comprehensive survey of architectural theorem, primarily in Europe and the United States,... Les mer
What is space? This fascinating journey of exploration begins in our own minds - the space within our brains. We discover how space is used in sign... Les mer
Architecture and Truth in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna
This book examines one of the key notions of modernist architecture as it was formulated in Vienna at the turn of the twentieth century. Providing a... Les mer
The Papacy and the Art of Reform in Sixteenth-Century Rome
From his election in 1572 to his death in 1585, Pope Gregory XIII schooled in the upheavals in the Catholic Church that marked the preceding violent... Les mer
Roman Builders
How were the architectural ideas behind great Roman building projects carried out in practice? Roman Builders is the first, general interest book to... Les mer
Decoding Homes and Houses
Houses are not just assemblages of individual rooms but intricate patterns of organised space, governed by rules and conventions about the size and... Les mer
Design and Construction in Romanesque Architecture
In this study, Edson Armi offers a fresh interpretation of Romanesque architecture. Armi focuses on buildings in northern Italy, Switzerland,... Les mer
Architects and the Building World from Chambers to Ruskin
This study peers behind the veil of architectural styles to the underlying social microcosm of the ‘building world’ of the eighteenth- and... Les mer
Architecture as Performance in Seventeenth-Century Europe
This book probes the role of culture in state craft by examining how seventeenth-century rulers pressed art and architecture into the service. Alice... Les mer
The Domus Aurea and the Roman Architectural Revolution
Nero’s palace, the Domus Aurea (Golden House), is the most influential known building in the history of Roman architecture. It has been... Les mer
The Plaza Mayor and the Shaping of Baroque Madrid
The Plaza Mayor and the Shaping of Baroque Madrid examines the transformation of Madrid from a secondary market town to the capital of the worldwide,... Les mer
A Theology of the Built Environment
In this book, Tim Gorringe reflects theologically on the built environment as a whole. Drawing on a wide range of both theological and... Les mer
Anthony Vidler interprets contemporary buildings and projects in light of the uncanny as a metaphor for a fundamentally “unhomely” modern... Les mer