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Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780804172882
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Published: Vintage - September 22nd, 2020

Frank Lloyd Wright has long been known as a rank egotist who held in contempt almost everything aside from his own genius. Harder to detect, but no less real, is a Wright who fully understood, and suffered from, the choices he made.


Modern Architecture: A Critical History (World of Art) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780500204443
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Published: Thames & Hudson - September 8th, 2020

An extensively revised and updated edition of a bestselling classic on modern architecture and its origins by Kenneth Frampton.


Charleston Fancy: Little Houses and Big Dreams in the Holy City Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780300256963
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Published: Yale University Press - November 17th, 2020

A captivating chronicle of building in modern-day Charleston, making a case for architecture based on historical precedent, local context, and the ability to delight

Charleston, South Carolina, which boasts America’s first historic district, is known for its palmetto-lined streets and picturesque houses.


Egyptian Places: An Illustrated Travelogue Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781951541217
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Published: Oro Editions - September 22nd, 2020

Egyptian Places: An Illustrated Travelogue is a rich and multi-faceted account of an architect's visits to 12 of Ancient Egypt's most spectacular sites, a journey that transports the reader from the urban metropolis of Cairo and the Great Pyramid of Giza to the remote desert setting of the rock-cut temples at Abu Simbel, with visits to other monumental temples and towering pyramids which line the


Modern Architecture and Interiors Cover Image
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ISBN: 9783791386096
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Published: Prestel - August 11th, 2020

This atlas of more than one thousand Modernist architectural masterpieces uncovers hidden gems while offering new perspectives on old favorites.


Frederick Law Olmsted: Plans and Views of Communities and Private Estates (Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted) Cover Image
$74.95
ISBN: 9781421438672
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - October 27th, 2020

Master landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) is renowned for his public parks, but few know the extent of his accomplishment in meeting other needs of society.


Gaudí. the Complete Works Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9783836566193
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Published: Taschen - September 13th, 2020

The life of Antoni Gaud (1852-1926) was full of complexity and contradictions. As a young man he joined the Catalonian nationalist movement and was critical of the church; toward the end of his life he devoted himself completely to the construction of one single spectacular church, La Sagrada Fam lia. In his youth, he courted a glamorous social life and the demeanor of a dandy.


Art Deco (Art Periods & Movements Flexi) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9783741929267
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Published: Koenemann - October 1st, 2020

Art Deco is the decorative, distinctly aesthetic style of the years between 1920 and 1940. The movement embraced all areas of lifestyle and art.


Architectural Styles: A Visual Guide Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780691208077
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Published: Princeton University Press - November 17th, 2020

A hand-drawn guide to architectural styles throughout history


The House Party Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780571350964
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Published: Faber & Faber - October 6th, 2020

A delightful journey through the glamorous story of the English country house party by the bestselling historian.


Bauhaus: New Edition (World of Art) Cover Image
By Frank Whitford, Michael White (Introduction by)
$21.95
ISBN: 9780500204627
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Published: Thames & Hudson - September 8th, 2020

Reissued to mark the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus, this book explores one of the most important art schools of the last hundred years.


Watermarks: Leonardo Da Vinci and the Mastery of Nature Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9780691192697
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Published: Princeton University Press - August 25th, 2020

Leonardo's enduring fascination with water--from its artistic representation to aquatic inventions and hydraulic engineering


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