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Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062996046
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - March 10th, 2020

One of the nation’s chief architecture critics reveals how the environments we build profoundly shape our feelings, memories, and well-being, and argues that we must harness this knowledge to construct a world better suited to human experience.


Broken Glass: Mies van der Rohe, Edith Farnsworth, and the Fight Over a Modernist Masterpiece Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399592713
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Published: Random House - March 17th, 2020

The true story of the intimate relationship that gave birth to the Farnsworth House, a masterpiece of twentieth-century architecture—and disintegrated into a bitter feud over love, money, gender, and the very nature of art.


100 Ideas that Changed Architecture (Pocket Editions) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781786275677
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - January 14th, 2020

This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped architecture. Entertainingly written by an expert on architecture, it provides a concise history of the subject, and offers a fascinating resource to dip into for the general reader.


A Chronology of Architecture: A Cultural Timeline from Stone Circles to Skyscrapers Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780500343562
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Published: Thames & Hudson - January 14th, 2020

A fresh take on the history of architecture, using cultural timelines to reveal little-known connections between society, engineering, and design.


Notes from the Underworld: An Architectural Exploration Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780764358401
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - November 28th, 2019

Since early times, humans have explored the space below their feet for different purposes: to flee persecution and war, to find protection from severe climates, to improve urban life--and more recently, to solve environmental problems.


The Story of New York's Staircase Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9783791384733
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Published: Prestel - November 25th, 2019

This guide explores New York City's exciting new public space from top to bottom, inside and out, and from beginning to completion.


Amherst College: An Architectural Tour (The Campus Guides) Cover Image
By Blair Kamin, Biddy Martin (Foreword by), Ralph Lieberman (Photographs by)
$37.50
ISBN: 9781616898229
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - February 18th, 2020

Amherst College: The Campus Guide is an architectural tour of one of North America's most prestigious liberal arts colleges.


The Architecture of Ramses Wissa Wassef Cover Image
$59.95
ISBN: 9789774169243
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Published: American University in Cairo Press - February 4th, 2020

The pioneering Egyptian architect and teacher Ramses Wissa Wassef (1911-74) is best known for his founding in 1951 of the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre in Harraniya, a small village near the Giza Pyramids in Greater Cairo.


Museum of Fine Arts, Lausanne: Architecture, Art Cover Image
By Philip Jodidio, Robert Wilson (Preface by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9780847865871
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Published: Rizzoli Electa - November 12th, 2019

A celebration of the opening of the new Museum of Fine Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland, exploring the creation of one of Europe's foremost art centers.


The Art of Earth Architecture: Past, Present, Future Cover Image
$125.00
ISBN: 9781616898892
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - March 3rd, 2020

For almost ten thousand years, unbaked earth has been used to build remarkable structures, from simple dwellings to palaces, temples, and fortresses both grand and durable. Jean Dethier spent fifty years researching this landmark global survey, which spans five continents and 250 sites.


Canadian Modern Architecture: A Fifty Year Retrospective, from 1967 to the Present Cover Image
By Elsa Lam (Editor), Graham Livesey (Editor), Kenneth Frampton (Foreword by)
$55.00
ISBN: 9781616896454
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - November 12th, 2019

Canada's most distinguished architectural critics and scholars offer fresh insights into the country's unique modern and contemporary architecture.


Villas and Gardens of the Renaissance Cover Image
By Lucia Impelluso (Text by), Dario Fusaro (Photographs by)
$49.95
ISBN: 9788891821324
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Published: Rizzoli - December 10th, 2019

A stunning collection of photographs celebrating the excellence of the Italian Renaissance period through palaces and gardens built between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.


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