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Montage and the Metropolis Architecture, Modernity, and the Representation of Space
ISBN: PB: 9780300248340, ISBN: HB: 9780300221312, Yale University Press, August 2019
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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Central Leinster: Kildare, Laois, and Offaly Buildings of Ireland
ISBN: HB: 9780300232042, Yale University Press, July 2019
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
This comprehensive guide covers the historically rich and nuanced territory of Central Leinster, from the western borderlands of the medieval English Pale to the wild expanse of the Bog of Allen and further west to Clonmacnoise, cradle of early monas...
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Charleston Fancy Little Houses and Big Dreams in the Holy City
ISBN: HB: 9780300229073, Yale University Press, July 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 43 black&white illus.
Charleston, South Carolina, which boasts America's first historic district, is known for its palmetto-lined streets and picturesque houses. The Holy City, named for its profusion of churches, exudes an irresistible charm. Award-winning author and cul...
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Henry van de Velde Designing Modernism
ISBN: HB: 9780300226669, Yale University Press, July 2019
224 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 52 colour illus., 89 black&white illus.
The painter, designer, and architect Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) played a crucial role in expanding modernist aesthetics beyond Paris and beyond painting. Opposing growing nationalism around 1900, he sought to make painting the basis of an aesthet...
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Wright and New York The Making of America's Architect
ISBN: HB: 9780300238853, Yale University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 65 black&white illus.
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) took his first major trip to New York in 1909, fleeing a failed marriage and artistic stagnation. He returned a decade later, his personal life and architectural career again in crisis. Booming 1920s New York served as...
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Sussex: West Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300225211, Yale University Press, May 2019
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
This volume covers some of the finest landscape and architecture in southern England, much of it set within the South Downs National Park. The county's small towns and villages feature a pleasing mix of stone, timber, and brick houses of every period...
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Aldo Rossi and the Spirit of Architecture
ISBN: HB: 9780300234930, Yale University Press, May 2019
280 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 135 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
This crucial reassessment of Aldo Rossi's (1931-1997) architecture simultaneously examines his writings, drawings, and product design, including the coffeepots and clocks he designed for the Italian firm Alessi. The first Italian to receive the Pritz...
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Hertfordshire Buildings of England (New Edition)
ISBN: HB: 9780300223903, Yale University Press, March 2019
804 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
This fully revised and up-to-date guide to the architecture of Hertfordshire is an eye-opening introduction to the wealth of fine buildings that can be found right on London's doorstep. Hertfordshire is one of the smallest English counties, largely r...
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Lina Bo Bardi
ISBN: PB: 9780300244229, Yale University Press, February 2019
256 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 81 colour illus., 95 black&white illus.
One of the most important architects of the twentieth century, Lina Bo Bardi (1914-1992) was remarkably prolific and intriguingly idiosyncratic. A participant in the efforts to reshape Italian culture in her youth, Bo Bardi immigrated to Brazil in 19...
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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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