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Progettare Paesaggio - Landscape as Infrastructure

by Aa. Vv., Piero Aebischer & Stefania Cancellieri

In questo lavoro “Progettare Paesaggio, Landscape as Infrastructure” si confrontano: da un lato le stimolanti proposte progettuali redatte dal gruppo di studenti della Harvard Graduate School of Design guidati...


America's Covered Bridges

by Miller,Terry E., Ronald G. Knapp & A. Chester Ong

As many as 15,000 covered bridges were built in North America over the past 200 years. Fewer than 1,000 remain.

In America's Covered Bridges, authors Terry E. Miller and Ronald G. Knapp tell the fascinating...


The Opulent Interiors of the Gilded Age

by Arnold Lewis, James Turner & Steven McQuillin

Originally published in 1883 to 1884, Artistic Houses comprised more than 200 photographs of the interiors of the homes of the well-to-do, with commentary on the woodwork, wall coverings, color schemes, and...


African Art, Interviews, Narratives

by Joanna Grabski, Carol Magee, Kim Miller & Joseph F. Jordan et al.

Joanna Grabski and Carol Magee bring together a compelling collection that shows how interviews can be used to generate new meaning and how connecting with artists and their work can transform artistic production...


Unbuilt

by Christopher Beanland

Unbuilt tells the stories of the plans, drawings and proposals that emerged during the 20th century in an unparalleled era of optimism in architecture.

Many of these grand projects stayed on the drawing board,...


Monumental Harm

by Roger C. Hartley

In recent years, the debate over the future of Confederate monuments has taken center stage and caused bitter clashes in communities throughout the American South. At the heart of the debate is the question...


Creating the South Caroliniana Library

by John M. Bryan & W. Eric Emerson

The South Caroliniana Library, located on the historic Horseshoe of the University of South Carolina campus in Columbia, is one of the premier research archives and special collections repositories in South...


The South Carolina State House Grounds

by Lydia Mattice Brandt & Chandler Yonkers

The South Carolina State House grounds are a work in progress—a cultural landscape of human-built and natural components connected physically, conceptually, and aesthetically. As public property, the grounds...


A History of Love and Hate in 21 Statues

by Peter Hughes

From antiquity to the present day, this book offers a fascinating insight into the histories, movements and conflicts which have come to shape our world, viewed through the stories of the destruction of 21 statues. ...


Follies in America

by Kerry Dean Carso

Follies in America examines historicized garden buildings, known as "follies," from the nation's founding through the American centennial celebration in 1876. In a period of increasing nationalism, follies—such...


The Central Park

by Cynthia S. Brenwall & Martin Filler

Drawing on the unparalleled collection of original designs for Central Park in the New York City Municipal Archives, Cynthia S. Brenwall tells the story of the creation of New York?s great public park, from...


The Art of LEGO Construction

by Jonathan Lopes

The Art of LEGO Construction: New York City Brick by Brick is the ultimate exploration of the architecture and history of New York City through the creative medium of LEGO. Expert builder Jonathan Lopes presents...


Vancouver Remembered

by Michael Kluckner

A nuanced collection of historical fact, personal anecdotes, and local knowledge, Vancouver Remembered is a handsome ebook that pays homage to Vancouver?s past. Kluckner brings the story of Vancouver?s rich...


The Architecture of Wales

by John Hilling

Architecture reflects not only a nation?s history, but also how its people lived, worked, prayed and fought over the centuries. Since the publication of John B. Hilling?s The Historic Architecture of Wales in...


Woman as Poem

by Vinod R. Contractor

About the Book

Surasundaris on the walls of Rani-ki-Vav remind us that sensuality is the doorway to spirituality, that growth and fertility are as important as piety and devotion, that even before we undertake...


American Architecture Studies

by Montgomery Schuyler

Different study and description of American Architecture designs.

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This...


The Power of the Plan

by Richard F. Galehouse & Patrick Phillips

State universities are more than just places of higher learning, more indeed than just campuses or buildings, and more than just students scurrying from class to class. They are a symbol of the future of the...


Native American Landmarks and Festivals

by Yvonne Wakim Dennis & Arlene Hirschfelder

Native American culture and the history of the United States has always held a fascination for history buffs, students, teachers, and seekers of spiritual enlightenment as well as general readers. United States...


Think And Grow Rich: The Secret To Wealth Updated For The 21St Century

by Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich is a motivational personal development and self-help book written by Napoleon Hill and inspired by a suggestion from Scottish-American businessman Andrew Carnegie. While the title implies...


The Château Frontenac

by France Gagnon Pratte, Éric Etter & Linda Blythe

For over a century now, the stately and prestigious Château Frontenac, which graces one of the most beautiful sites in Quebec City, has captured the imagination of visitors from all over the world. This is...