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Patios and Gardens of Mexico

by Patricia W. O'Gorman & Bob Schalkwijk

The Mexican garden is a serene oasis that displays a diversity and ingenuity that is truly astonishing. Mexico’s temperate climate, conducive to outdoor living, combined with its Indian and Spanish heritage...


Envisioning Experience in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages: Dynamic Patterns in Texts and Images

by Giselle de Nie & Thomas F.X. Noble

These six essays seek to uncover the dynamic patterns in verbal and pictorial images and to evaluate their potentialities and limitations. Thematically ordered, the essays begin with material images and move...


Utopian Adventure: The Corviale Void

by Victoria Watson

This unique book is about contemporary issues in architecture and urbanism, taking the form of a project for The Corviale Void, a one kilometre long strip of urban space, immured in the notorious Corviale housing...


The Political Unconscious of Architecture: Re-opening Jameson's Narrative

by Nadir Lahiji

Thirty years have passed since eminent cultural and literary critic Fredric Jameson wrote his classic work, The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act, in which he insisted that "there is...


Designing for Play

by Barbara E. Hendricks

10 years ago Barbara Hendricks brought together thinking from child development and child psychology perspectives on play with practical issues confronted by designers and policy makers. The result was a beautifully-crafted,...


Commemorating the Polish Renaissance Child: Funeral Monuments and their European Context

by Jeannie Labno

Through an exploration of the unique Polish tradition of child commemoration, this book raises issues beyond the monuments themselves, about Polish social life and family structuring in the early modern period,...


The Museums of Contemporary Art: Notion and Development

by J. Pedro Lorente

Where, how, by whom and for what were the first museums of contemporary art created? These are the key questions addressed by Pedro Lorente in this new and expanded edition of his groundbreaking 1998 study,...


An American Proceeding: Building the Grant House with Frank Lloyd Wright

by Donna Grant Reilly

The story of the man who built his own Frank Lloyd Wright House


Mass Customisation and Personalisation in Architecture and Construction

by Poorang A.E. Piroozfar & Frank T. Piller

Challenged by the recent economic crisis, the building and construction industry is currently seeking new orientation and strategies. Here mass customisation is uncovered as a key strategy in helping to meet...


Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design (GreenSource Books)

by Peter Gevorkian

Design High-Performance Alternative Energy Systems for Buildings

A comprehensive reference for architects and engineers, this GreenSource book provides practical design and installation guidelines for some of...


Standards of Practice in Construction Specifying

by Dennis G. Hall & Nina M. Giglio

Construction Specifications provide critical information necessary to convey the design intent of the Architect and the legally enforceable contract requirements.  Many factors must be considered by the Architect...


High Steel

by Jim Rasenberger

A powerful first-hand account of the many generations and ethnic groups of men who have built America's skyscrapers.

From the early days of steel construction in Chicago, through the great boom years of New York...


Grand Avenues: The Story of Pierre Charles L'Enfant, the French Visionary Who Designed Washington, D.C.

by Scott W. Berg

In 1791, shortly after the United States won its independence, George Washington personally asked Pierre Charles L’Enfant—a young French artisan turned American revolutionary soldier who gained many friends...


The Heroic Rulers of Archaic and Classical Greece

by Lynette Mitchell

With an in-depth exploration of rule by a single man and how this was seen as heroic activity, the title challenges orthodox views of ruling in the ancient world and breaks down traditional ideas about the relationship...


Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories

by Patricio del Real & Helen Gyger

Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories has thirteen new essays from a range of distinguished architectural historians to help you understand the region's rich and varied architecture. It...


Architecture and Energy: Performance and Style

by William W. Braham & Daniel Willis

Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" be used to explain or enhance their performance?

Architecture and Energy provides...


Foucault for Architects

by Gordana Fontana-Giusti

From the mid-1960s onwards Michel Foucault has had a significant impact on diverse aspects of culture, knowledge and arts including architecture and its critical discourse. The implications for architecture...


Space, Time, and Presence in the Icon: Seeing the World with the Eyes of God

by Clemena Antonova & with a preface by Martin Kemp

This book contributes to the re-emerging field of "theology through the arts" by proposing a way of approaching one of the most challenging theological concepts - divine timelessness - through the principle...


Stories from Home: English Domestic Interiors, 1750-1850

by Margaret Ponsonby

This book provides a fresh look at English domestic furnishings and decoration in the period 1750-1850, focusing on 'ordinary' and 'provincial' homes. Rejecting prevailing attitudes that often reduce interiors...


Regency House Styles

by Trevor Yorke

Architectural historian Trevor Yorke, using his own drawings and full colour photographs, describes the features and fittings that have made houses of the Regency period so distinctive.