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Architecture of the Islamic West North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula, 700-1800
ISBN: HB: 9780300218701, Yale University Press, June 2020
320 pp., 26.6x21.5 cm, 276 colour and black&white illus.
Some of the most outstanding examples of world architecture, such as the Mosque of Cordoba, the ceiling of the Cappella Palatina in Palermo, the Giralda tower in Seville, and the Alhambra Palace in Granada, belong to the Western Islamic tradition. Th...
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Nottinghamshire Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300247831, Yale University Press, June 2020
864 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 illus.
Full of memorable and surprising buildings, Nottinghamshire is a county that rewards close investigation. Great medieval churches are represented by Newark, Worksop Priory, and Southwell Minster, famous for its exquisite carved "leaves". Of the count...
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Early Irish Sculpture and the Art of the High Crosses
ISBN: HB: 9781913107093, Yale University Press, May 2020
248 pp., 27.1x21.5 cm, 196 colour and black&white illus.
This landmark study of Irish high crosses focuses on the carvings of an unnamed artist, the "Muiredach Master", whose monuments – completed in the early years of the 10th century – deserve a place alongside the Book of Kells as great works of their t...
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Building a New New World Amerikanizm in Russian Architecture
ISBN: PB: 9780300248159, Yale University Press, April 2020
450 pp., 24.1x17.1 cm, 450 colour and black&white illus.
Idealized representations of America, as both an aspiration and a menace, played an important role in shaping Russian architecture and urban design from the American Revolution until the fall of the Soviet Union. Jean-Louis Cohen traces the powerful...
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Christopher Wren In Search of Eastern Antiquity
ISBN: HB: 9781913107079, Yale University Press, April 2020
240 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 180 colour and black&white illus.
In this revelatory study of one of the great architects in British history, Vaughan Hart considers Christopher Wren's (1632-1723) interest in Eastern antiquity and Ottoman architecture, an interest that would animate much of his theory and practice....
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Oxford Street Survey of London: Volume 53
ISBN: HB: 9781913107086, Yale University Press, April 2020
440 pp., 28.6x22.2 cm, 380 colour and black&white illus.
Oxford Street is among the world's great shopping streets, renowned for its department stores and the vitality of its crowded sidewalks. As a thoroughfare, Oxford Street goes back to Roman times. It was formerly known under the earlier name of Tyburn...
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Cork: City and County Buildings of Ireland
ISBN: HB: 9780300224870, Yale University Press, March 2020
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
Comprehensive and easy to use, this guide covers the architectural riches of Ireland's largest county. The many atmospheric castles and tower houses include Carrigadrohid, Lohort, and Kanturk; among later country houses, Kilshannig and Fota represent...
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Building the Caliphate Construction, Destruction, and Sectarian Identity in Early Fatimid Architecture
ISBN: HB: 9780300246827, Yale University Press, February 2020
216 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 71 colour illus., 18 black&white illus.
This groundbreaking study investigates the early architecture of the Fatimids, an Ismaili Shi'i Muslim dynasty that dominated the Mediterranean world from the 10th to the 12th century. This period, considered a golden age of multicultural and interfa...
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Eileen Gray, Designer and Architect
ISBN: HB: 9780300251067, Yale University Press, February 2020
430 pp., 26.6x21.5 cm, 300 colour and black&white illus.
Eileen Gray (1878-1976) was a versatile designer and architect who navigated numerous literary and artistic circles over the course of her life. This handsome volume chronicles Gray's career as a designer, architect, painter, and photographer. The bo...
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Urban Improvise Improvisation-Based Design for Hybrid Cities
ISBN: HB: 9780300243048, Yale University Press, February 2020
240 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
The built environment in today's hybrid cities is changing radically. The pervasiveness of networked mobile and embedded devices has transformed a predominantly stable background for human activity into spaces that have a more fluid behavior. Based o...
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