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Image for Harlech Castle [Cadw Welsh Historic Monuments]

Harlech Castle [Cadw Welsh Historic Monuments]

By: A. J. Taylor

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Cardiff, Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments: 1985

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 227901

ISBN: 0948329009

Condition: Very Good


32 pages. Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Architecture::Churches, Castles, Palaces; Architecture; ISBN: 0948329009. ISBN/EAN: 9780948329005. Inventory No: 227901. Paperback View more info

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The Architecture of Happiness

By: Alain De Botton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hamish Hamilton: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 248293

ISBN: 0241142482

Condition: Near Fine Condition


What makes a house beautiful? Is it serious to spend your time thinking about home decoration? Why do people disagree about taste? And can buildings make us happy? In "The Architecture of Happiness", Alain de Botton tackles a relationship central to our lives. Our buildings - and the objects we fill them with - affect us more profoundly than we might think. To take architecture seriously is to accept that we are, for better and for worse, different people in diff... View more info

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Everything By Design: My Life As an Architect

By: Alan Lapidus

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247642

ISBN: 0312361661

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Alan Lapidus' life has been a "Zelig"-like romp through most of the cultural and political highlights of the recent past. He has popped up as architect for or observer of many of our era's most iconic figures, including Donald Trump, various mafia big-shots, mayors, Aristotle and Jackie Onassis, Bob Guccione, pit bosses, real estate legends and spies. "Everything By Design" takes us behind the scenes in Las Vegas, Disney World, Havana, Atlantic City, Mosc... View more info

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The Cathedrals of England [The World of Art Library - Architecture]

By: Alec Clifton-Taylor

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Thames & Hudson: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 243531

ISBN: 0500200629

Condition: Very Good Condition


203 plates, 4 in colour 288 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Architecture::Churches, Castles, Palaces; Architecture; ISBN: 0500200629. ISBN/EAN: 9780500200629. Inventory No: 243531. Paperback View more info

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Much Writing, Many Opinions - The Making of the Royal Australian Historical Society 1901 to 2001

By: Alfred James [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Royal Australian Historical Society: 2001

Seller ID: 248573

Condition: Near Fine Condition


187 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Architecture; Architecture; Inventory No: 248573. Paperback View more info

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New Approaches to Houseing for the Second Half of Life

By: Andreas Huber

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Germany, Birkhauser: 2008

Seller ID: 247399

ISBN: 3764386355

Condition: Very Good Condition


We are not only living longer than our grandparents - we are also working longer and remaining more active and enterprising than they did. Thus for many today the second half of life is marked by a broad and varied range of activities that call for freedom of action, whether one has a disability or other limitation or not. What types of housing will make it possible to shape this ever longer and more important phase of our lives in accord with our wishes and needs? In ad... View more info

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Islamic Architecture: North Africa

By: Antony Hunt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Scorpion Publications: 1977

Seller ID: 236831

ISBN: 0905906012

Condition: Very Good Condition


This book traces the development of Islamic Architecture in North Africa, its simple beginnings in the eighth century to the splendours of the fourteenth and the age of Barbary Corsairs. 192 pages. Tape marks to endpapers. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Architecture; Architecture; ISBN: 0905906012. ISBN/EAN: 9780905906010. Inventory No: 236831. Paperback View more info

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The American Builder's Companion or A System of Architecture Particularly Adapted to the Present Style of Building

By: Asher Bernjamin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: usa, Dover Publications: 1969

Seller ID: 228719

ISBN: 0486222365

Condition: Near Fine Condition


An unabridged reprint of the sixth edition with 70 plates and a new introduction by William Morgan 114 pages. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Architecture; Architecture; ISBN: 0486222365. ISBN/EAN: 9780486222363. Inventory No: 228719. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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Artists & Architects: Collaboration

By: Barbaralee Diamonstein [Editor]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Whitney Library of Design: 1981

Seller ID: 241694

ISBN: 082307126X

Condition: Very Good Condition


25 full color plates. 180 black and white illustrations. 176 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art; United States; Art & Design; Architecture. ISBN: 082307126X. ISBN/EAN: 9780823071265. Inventory No: 241694. Hardcover View more info

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Green Architecture - Design for a Sustainable Future

By: Brenda and Robert Vale

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1991

Seller ID: 232144

ISBN: 0500341176

Condition: Very Good Condition


243 illustrations, 53 in colour. The authors contrast the present Western way of life in the built environment with the way it could be in the future, drawing on sustainable technologies. 192 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Architecture; Architecture; ISBN: 0500341176. ISBN/EAN: 9780500341179. Inventory No: 232144. Hardcover View more info

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Spirit & Place: Healing Our Environment

By: Christopher Day

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Architectural Press: 2003

Seller ID: 247783

ISBN: 0750653590

Condition: Very Good Condition


Built environment surrounds us for 90% of our lives but only now are we realising its influence on the environment, our health, and how we think, feel and behave both individually and socially. Spirit & Place shows how to work towards a sustainable environment through socially inclusive processes of placemaking, and how to create places that are nourishing psychologically and physically, to soul and spirit as well as body. This book's unique arguments identify important,... View more info

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Architectural Acoustics

By: Christopher N. Brooks

Price: $40.00

Publisher: McFarland & Company Inc: 2003

Seller ID: 247855

ISBN: 0786413980

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This work describes acoustics and the factors to be considered in constructing a room with good sound quality. Intonation, tuning and temperaments of classical music, environmental noise, vibration control, sound measurement, sound systems, acoustic models, and acoustical design for various purposes, including acoustics for chamber music, synagogues, churches, and classrooms, are among the topics. The work looks at places like Clemens Theatre, Congress Hall, Binns Rehear... View more info

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The Daily Telegraph: Castles & Ancient Monuments of Scotland

By: Damien Noonan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Aurum Press: 2000

Seller ID: 248450

ISBN: 1854106775

Condition: Near Fine Condition


A comprehensive guide to visiting the castles and historic sites of Scotland. Includes maps, directions and useful information for visitors. 192 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::Scotland; Architecture; Architecture. ISBN: 1854106775. ISBN/EAN: 9781854106773. Inventory No: 248450. Paperback View more info

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Castelli del Ducato di Parma e Piacenza

By: Daniela Guerrieri [Text]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: NLF: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232782

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This book is a collection of beautiful images from three skillfull photographers of the castles of Parma and Piancenza. "The Duchy of Parma and the Duchy of Piacenza were defined right from the Longobard era but the ruling dukes were always foreign. The two duchies were finally united under the single rod of order held by the Visconti family, Piacenza in 1335 and Parma in 1346, thus following the fate of first dictated by Milan, and then by the papacy. Castles theref... View more info

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The Architect's Guide to Running A Practice

By: David Littlefield

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Architectural Press / Elsevier: 2005

Seller ID: 247810

ISBN: 0750660996

Condition: Very Good Condition


This is your essential one stop shop for information on starting and running a practice. Case studies and advice from practitioners, big and small, run alongside outlines of all the key topics, to give you an insight into the problems and challenges others have faced when setting up a design business. Accessible and informative, this handbook is the ideal first point of reference when starting a practice. Architects have many different reasons for setting up in practice;... View more info

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Airspaces

By: David Pascoe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books: 2001

Seller ID: 247851

ISBN: 1861890907

Condition: Near Fine Condition


As mass air transport shrinks the world and requires airport complexes large enough to be regarded as self-contained cities, this book argues that airspace - that transitional area stretching from terminal to terminal, across time zones or between the check-in desk and the baggage carousel - must be regarded as a discrete destination on any map of our age. At the hub of this exclusive enclave, which rises from the runway to an altitude of several thousand feet and which ... View more info

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The Environmental Imagination: Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment

By: Dean Hawkes

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2008

Seller ID: 247401

ISBN: 0415360870

Condition: Very Good Condition


This title, from a well-regarded and established expert, explores the changing relationship between the poetic intentions and technical means of environmental design in architecture. Working thematically and chronologically from the eighteenth century to the present day, these essays reach beyond the narrow conventional view of the purely technical to encompass the poetics of architecture, redefining the historiography of environmental design. Through an assessment of th... View more info

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Carisbrooke Castle - An Illustrated Guide with a Short History of the Castle from Earliest Times

By: Department of Environment

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Her Majesty's Stationary Office: 1972

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 227897

ISBN: 0116704292

Condition: Very Good


Colour and black and white photographs. 12 24 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Architecture::Churches, Castles, Palaces; Architecture; ISBN: 0116704292. ISBN/EAN: 9780116704290. Inventory No: 227897. Paperback View more info