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Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire: The Archaeology and Architecture of a Cathedral, Monastery and Parish Church

by Warwick Rodwell

Dorchester-on-Thames and its abbey have been subjects of antiquarian interest for more than 450 years, and during that time much has been written about them. They are, however, still far from being comprehensively...


Athenian Potters and Painters Volume II

by John H. Oakley, Olga Palagia & Francis Oakley

This volume presents the proceedings of the second Athenian Potters and Painters conference, which was held at the American School of Classical Studies, Athens 2007. Together with the 1994 conference (Volume...


Structure, Image, Ornament: Architectural Sculpture in the Greek World

by Ralf Von den Hoff & Peter Schultz

This volume presents the proceedings of a conference hosted by the American School of Classical Studies, Athens and the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Athens in 2004. There are additional contributions...


Textile Production and Consumption in the Ancient Near East: Archaeology, Epigraphy, Iconography

by Marie-Louise Nosch, Henriette Koefoed & Eva Andersson Strand

In the past, textile production was a key part of all ancient societies. The Ancient Near East stands out in this respect with the overwhelming amount of documentation both in terms of raw materials, line of...


Digital Archetypes: Adaptations of Early Temple Architecture in South and Southeast Asia

by Sambit Datta & David Beynon

This multi-disciplinary study of early archetypal Brahmanic, Hindu and Buddhist temple architectures examines how the styles from northwest India were adapted as they spread into Southeast Asia. It unravels...


Atmospheres: Aesthetics of Emotional Spaces

by Tonino Griffero

This book examines the role of atmospheres in daily life, and defines their main characteristics. Outlining the typical phenomenological situations in which we experience atmospheres, it assesses their impact...


Recto Verso: Redefining the Sketchbook

by Angela Bartram, Nader El-Bizri & Douglas Gittens

This volume explores the place of the sketchbook in contemporary art and architecture. Drawing upon a diverse range of theories, practices, and reflections common to the contemporary conceptualisation of the...


Bricks & Mortals: Ten Great Buildings and the People They Made

by Tom Wilkinson

We don't just look at buildings: their facades, beautiful or ugly, conceal the spaces we inhabit. We are born, work, love and die in architecture. We buy and sell it, rent it and squat in it, create and destroy...


Vertical Living: The Architectural Centre and the Remaking of Wellington

by Julia Gatley, Justine Clarke & Damian Skinner

In 1946 a group of students and idealists got together to realize their visions for a modern city. Over the following half century, the Architectural Centre they founded helped shape the possibilities of modern...


Architecture Live Projects: Pedagogy Into Practice

by Harriet Harriss & Lynnette Widder

Architecture Live Projects provides a persuasive, evidence-based advocacy for moving a particular kind of architectural learning, known as Live Projects, towards a holistic integration into current and future...


Doing Disability Differently: An alternative handbook on architecture, dis/ability and designing for everyday life

by Jos Boys

This ground-breaking book aims to take a new and innovative view on how disability and architecture might be connected. Rather than putting disability at the end of the design process, centred mainly on compliance,...


Architecture Against the Post-Political: Essays in Reclaiming the Critical Project

by Nadir Lahiji

Written by a team of renowned contributors and carefully edited to address the themes laid out by the editors in their introduction, the book includes theoretical issues concerning the questions of aesthetics...


Stanford White: Decorator in Opulence and Dealer in Antiquities

by Wayne Craven

The designer of such landmarks as the Washington Square Arch, the New York Herald and Tiffany Buildings, and the homes of captains of American industry, Stanford White is a legendary figure in the history of...


Rome and Religion in the Medieval World: Studies in Honor of Thomas F.X. Noble

by Valerie L. Garver & Owen M. Phelan

The original essays in this volume build upon Thomas F.X. Noble's interest in Rome, especially his landmark contributions to the origins of the Papal States and early medieval image controversies, thus providing...


Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration

by Lesley Durbin

Providing hands on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide.

Topics covered offer practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques...


Building Ventilation: The State of the Art

by Mat Santamouris & Peter Wouters

Ensuring optimum ventilation performance is a vital part of building design. Prepared by recognized experts from Europe and the US, and published in association with the International Energy Agency's Air Infiltration...


Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current and Future Practice

by Karen Kensek & Douglas Noble

The bright future and exciting possibilities of BIM

Many architects and engineers regard BIM as a disruptive force, changing the way building professionals design, build, and ultimately manage a built structure....


Designing Sustainability: Making radical changes in a material world

by Stuart Walker

What is the relationship between design, sustainability, inner values and spirituality? How can we create designs that provide a convincing alternative to unsustainable interpretations of progress, growth, consumerism...


The Return of Nature: Sustaining Architecture in the Face of Sustainability

by Preston Scott Cohen & Erika Naginski

The Return of Nature asks you to critique your conception of nature and your approach to architectural sustainability and green design. What do the terms mean? Are they de facto design requirements? Or are they...


The Dissertation (Third edition): A guide for Architecture students

by Iain Borden & Katerina Rüedi Ray

The Dissertation is one of the most demanding yet potentially most stimulating components of an architectural course. This classic text provides a complete guide to what to do, how to do it, when to do it, and...