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From Stone to Paper Architecture as History in the Late Mughal Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300233179, Yale University Press, February 2019
232 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 97 colour illus., 22 black&white illus.
By the 18th century, the Mughal Empire was well beyond its so-called golden age. Its control of the Indian subcontinent was increasingly threatened by regional Indian states, as well as by the encroaching British Empire. In response to a rapidly chan...
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£50,00
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Art Deco Chicago Designing Modern America
ISBN: HB: 9780300229936, Yale University Press, November 2018
412 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 207 colour illus., 118 black&white illus.
Frank Lloyd Wright's lost Midway Gardens, the iconic Sunbeam Mixmaster, and Marshall Field's famed window displays: despite the differences in scale and medium, each belongs to the broad current of an Art Deco style that developed in Chicago in the f...
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Kensington Palace
ISBN: HB: 9780300236538, Yale University Press, October 2018
464 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 350 colour illus., 150 black&white illus.
Kensington Palace is renowned for its architecture, splendid interiors, internationally important collections, and, of course, its royal residents. This lavish book thoroughly explores Kensington's physical beauty and its history, presenting new mate...
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Hampshire: South The Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300225037, Yale University Press, September 2018
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus.
This volume, a companion to "Hampshire: Winchester and the North", covers the county's southern half, from the woodland and heath of the New Forest to the cities along the Solent, and from remote Saxon churches to Modernist seaside villas. The origin...
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Huma Bhabha: We Come in Peace The Roof Garden Commission
ISBN: PB: 9781588396464, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2018
64 pp., 18.4x11 cm, 40 colour illus.
Often described as "post apocalyptic", the work of Pakistani sculptor Huma Bhabha (b. 1962) responds to the violence and turmoil in the world around her through depictions of anthropomorphic figures that often appear to be dismembered, melted, or dis...
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Gardens and Gardening in Early Modern England and Wales
ISBN: HB: 9780300232080, Yale University Press, June 2018
412 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 177 colour and black&white illus.
The extravagant gardens of the 16th- and 17th-century British aristocracy are well-documented and celebrated, but the more modest gardens of the rural county gentry have rarely been examined. Jill Francis presents new, never-before published material...
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Dorset Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300224788, Yale University Press, May 2018
864 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 128 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
Fully revised, updated, and expanded, this book offers a fresh and comprehensive account of the buildings of Dorset, one of England's best-loved and most beautiful counties. With its wonderful variety of building stones, Dorset offers visual pleasure...
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Designing the Modern City Urbanism Since 1850
ISBN: HB: 9780300207729, Yale University Press, May 2018
360 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 125 black&white illus.
Written with an international perspective that encourages cross-cultural comparisons, leading architectural and urban historian Eric Mumford presents a comprehensive survey of urbanism and urban design since the industrial revolution. Beginning in th...
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Nature by Design The Practice of Biophilic Design
ISBN: HB: 9780300214536, Yale University Press, April 2018
224 pp., 19x25.4 cm, 100 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
Biophilia is the theory that people possess an inherent affinity for nature, which developed during the long course of human evolution. In recent years, studies have revealed that this inclination continues to be a vital component to human health and...
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Montage and the Metropolis Architecture, Modernity, and the Representation of Space
ISBN: HB: 9780300221312, Yale University Press, March 2018
320 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 72 colour illus., 85 black&white illus.
Montage has been hailed as one of the key structural principles of modernity, yet its importance to the history of modern thought about cities and their architecture has never been adequately explored. In this groundbreaking new work, Martino Stierli...
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