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Pierre Koenig A View from the Archive
ISBN: HB: 9781606065778, Getty Publications, January 2019
320 pp., 28x25.4 cm, illus.
In this remarkable and gorgeously illustrated book, Neil Jackson presents a vibrant profile of the Los Angeles architect Pierre Koenig, who Time magazine said lived long enough to become "cool twice". From the influences of Koenig's youth in San Fran...
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£40,00
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Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art The Arthur Drexler Years, 1951-1986
ISBN: HB: 9781606065815, Getty Publications, December 2018
208 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, illus.
Arthur Drexler (1921-1987) served as the curator and director of the Architecture and Design Department at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) from 1951 until 1986-the longest curatorship in the museum's history. Over four decades he conceived and oversa...
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£35,00
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Architecture in Context Contemporary Design Solutions Based on Environmental, Social and Cultural Identities
ISBN: HB: 9788416851720, Promopress, August 2018
240 pp., 30x24 cm, 250 colour illus., 140 black&white illus.
"Architecture in Context" analyzes the work of contemporary international architects through the presentation of projects that exemplify their architectural vision and their connection with the spaces with which they work. It explains how the interac...
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£32,00
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Monsters under Glass A Cultural History of Hothouse Flowers from 1850 to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9781780239750, Reaktion Books, July 2018
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 36 illus.
"Monsters under Glass" explores our enduring fascination with hothouses and exotic blooms, from their rise in ancient times, through the Victorian vogue for plant collecting, to the present day. Our interest in hothouses can be traced back to the R...
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£25,00
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River Cities, City Rivers
ISBN: HB: 9780884024255, Harvard University Press, June 2018
410 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 65 colour illus., 130 halftones, 6 maps
Cities have been built alongside rivers throughout history. These rivers can shape a city's success or cause its destruction. At the same time, city-building reshapes rivers and their landscapes. Cities have harnessed, modified, and engineered rivers...
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£46,00
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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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£35,00
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Guide to the Getty Villa Revised Edition
ISBN: PB: 9781606065471, Getty Publications, May 2018
132 pp., 24.4x14.1 cm, 165 colour illus., 20 black&white illus., 3 maps
It begins with the history of the site, recounting how, as J. Paul Getty's art collection grew, he chose to house it in a replica of the ancient Roman villa at Herculaneum now known as the Villa dei Papiri. The second chapter chronicles the destructi...
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£9,00
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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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£30,00
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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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£35,00
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Makina/Medina On Cultural Heritage and Urban Development in the Historic City of Fez
ISBN: PB: 9781934510193, Harvard University Press, May 2018
160 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 10 halftones, 60 colour illus.
How can a cultural event help ameliorate the conditions of a historic city? Through a series of essays by urban historians, economists, and designers, "Makina/Medina" examines the potential impact of cultural events on the revitalization of historic...
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£17,00
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