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Louis Kahn: Architecture as Philosophy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580935289
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Published: The Monacelli Press - June 30th, 2020

For everyone interested in the enduring appeal of Louis Kahn, this book demonstrates that a close look at how Kahn put his buildings together will reveal a deeply felt philosophy.

Cleveland Architecture 1890–1930: Building the City Beautiful Cover Image
ISBN: 9781611863499
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Published: Michigan State University Press - June 1st, 2020

This study looks at the architectural transformation of Cleveland during its “golden age”—roughly the period between post–Civil War reconstruction and World War I.

Paris, City of Dreams: Napoleon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Creation of Paris Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538121283
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Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - May 15th, 2020

Acclaimed historian Mary McAuliffe vividly recaptures the Paris of Napoleon III, Claude Monet, and Victor Hugo as Georges Haussmann tore down and rebuilt Paris into the beautiful City of Light we know today. Paris, City of Dreams traces the transformation of the City of Light during Napoleon III's Second Empire into the beloved city of today.

Souto de Moura: Memory, Projects, Works Cover Image
By Francesco Dal Co, Nuno Graça Moura, Jorge Figueira (Contributions by), Giovanni Leoni (Contributions by), Carlos Machado (Contributions by), Rafael Moneo (Contributions by), Alvaro Siza (Contributions by)
ISBN: 9780300248654
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Published: Other Distribution - February 4th, 2020

“I look beyond solution; I look for an expression.”—Eduardo Souto de Moura

The architect Eduardo Souto de Moura (b. 1952) has won many accolades, including the 2011 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

Chicago Apartments: A Century and Beyond of Lakefront Luxury Cover Image
ISBN: 9780226610870
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Published: University of Chicago Press - July 15th, 2020

The Chicago lakefront is one of America’s urban wonders. The ribbon of high-rise luxury apartment buildings along the Lake Michigan shore has few, if any, rivals nationwide for sustained architectural significance.

The Maze: A Labyrinthine Compendium Cover Image
ISBN: 9781786273222
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - September 25th, 2018

Mazes have been a part of civilization for at least 4,000 years, and there are more being built now than ever before. What is it about these magical life-size puzzles that continues to intrigue us?

The idea of the maze taps into so many subconscious notions: the game, the quest, the spiritual journey. Perhaps this is the key to their enduring appeal.

The Stage of Time: Secrets of the Past, The Nature of Reality, and the Ancient Gods of History Cover Image
By Matthew R. LaCroix, Ben Finney (Editor), Gil Croy (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780578554938
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Published: Stage of Time - June 25th, 2019

The Stage of Time will bring you through an adventurous exploration into understanding the secrets of consciousness, ancient history, and the very nature of reality itself. Be prepared to question the world you live in and everything you thought you knew about the universe, human origins, and the lost civilizations of the past.

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Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620401934
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - August 13th, 2013

The New York Times bestselling, award winning story of the construction of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence and the Renaissance genius who reinvented architecture to build it.

Modern Architecture A-Z Cover Image
By Taschen (Editor)
ISBN: 9783836556316
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Published: Taschen - October 26th, 2016

With more than 280 entries, this architectural A-Z, now part of our Bibliotheca Universalis series, offers an indispensable overview of the key players in the creation of modern space. From the period spanning the 19th to the 21st century, pioneering architects are featured with a portrait, concise biography, as well as a description of her or his important work.

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The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution Cover Image
ISBN: 9780691192727
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Published: Princeton University Press - June 18th, 2019

The epic story of an enormous Soviet apartment building where Communist true believers lived before their destruction

The Art of Japanese Architecture: History / Culture / Design Cover Image
ISBN: 9784805315040
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 12th, 2019

The Art of Japanese Architecture presents a complete overview of Japanese architecture in its historical and cultural context. The book begins with a discussion of early prehistoric dwellings and concludes with a description of works by important modern Japanese architects.

Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980 Cover Image
By Martino Stierli (Editor), Martino Stierli (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Vladimir Kulic (Editor)
ISBN: 9781633450516
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Published: Museum of Modern Art - June 26th, 2018

In Yugoslavia's "Third Way" architecture, Brutalism meets the fantastical

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