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The Romance of Canterbury Cathedral

By: Margaret Babington

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Raphael Tuck & Sons: 1957

Edition: Eleventh Revised Edition

Seller ID: 244722

Condition: Good Condition


80 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Architecture::Churches, Castles, Palaces; Architecture; Inventory No: 244722. Hardcover View more info

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Designing & Building Your Own Home

By: Martin Cummins

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The Crowood Press: 2002

Seller ID: 248660

ISBN: 1861265352

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Many people dream of designing and building their own home, but don't know where to start. This book guides you through the process, making it an affordable, realistic and, above all, exciting option. Written by a practising architect, the book aims to provide the support and answers you will need, including where do you start? What are your options? What type of site are you after and how do you find it? What should you plan for and what processes should you expect and whose help you will need? What regulations will affect you and how will you gain planning permission? What should you conside... View more info

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As Befits A Legend - Building 1840-1861

By: Michael Paul Driskel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, The Kent State University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151737

ISBN: 0873384849

Condition: Fine Condition


One of the most important funerary monuments in Europe is the tomb of Napoleon, built in the Church of the Invalides in Paris between 1840 and 1861. As Befits a Legend is the first comprehensive examination of its construction process, historical context, and political and social meanings. It is also the only work published in English about this unique structure. Michael Paul Driskel's study, based on extensive archival research in France, documents the problems inherent in building the appropriate monument for such a controversial figure and the public debate it generated. Following a detaile... View more info

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The Compact City - A Sustainable Urban Form?

By: Mike Jenks, Elizabeth Burton, Katie Williams [Editors]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1998: 1998

Seller ID: 247359

ISBN: 0419213007

Condition: Very Good Condition


This book presents the latest thinking on the benefits and dangers of higher density urban living. It offers diverse opinions and research, from a wide range of disciplines, and gives an insight into both the theoretical debate and the practical challenges surrounding the compact city. Essential reading for anyone with an interest in sustainable urban development. 350 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Architecture; Architecture; Environment / Planning. ISBN: 0419213007. ISBN/EAN: 9780419213000. Inventory No: 247359. Paperback View more info

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Time-Saver Standards: Site Construction Details Manual [350 Ready-To-Use Details]

By: Nicholas T. Dines, Kyle D. Brown

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 247721

ISBN: 0070170398

Condition: Fine Condition


Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This efficiency-boosting resource gives you fast access to 350 of the most commonly used site construction details Details for curbs, steps, lighting fixtures, walls, and much more are ready to be copied from the convenient spiral-bound, lie-flat format. In addition, this manual offers you a clear view of each detail both in section and in a photograph of a sample installation. To further simplify and speed ... View more info

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The National Trust Book of Great Houses of Britain

By: Nigel Nicolson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1978

Seller ID: 241693

Condition: Very Good Condition


Illustrated endpapers. 32 colour plates. 150 illustrations in black and white. 288 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Architecture; Architecture; Countries::Great Britain. Inventory No: 241693. Hardcover View more info

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Shropshire [The Buildings of England]

By: Nikolaus Pevsner [Revised by Bridget Cherry]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 232261

ISBN: 0140710167

Condition: Very Good Condition


This series covers the historical range from prehistoric times to the present day. It gives full particulars of the architectural features of ecclesiastical, public and domestic buildings of interest in each town and village of the county concerned. A general architectural introduction in each volume deals with the architectural history of the county. 370 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Architecture; Architecture; Countries::Great Britain. ISBN: 0140710167. ISBN/EAN: 9780140710168. Inventory No: 232261. Hardcover View more info

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Worcestershire [The Buildings of England]

By: Nikolaus Pevsner [Revised by Bridget Cherry]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 232274

ISBN: 0140710353

Condition: Very Good Condition


This series covers the historical range from prehistoric times to the present day. It gives full particulars of the architectural features of ecclesiastical, public and domestic buildings of interest in each town and village of the county concerned. A general architectural introduction in each volume deals with the architectural history of the county. 370 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Architecture; Architecture; Countries::Great Britain. ISBN: 0140710353. ISBN/EAN: 9780140710359. Inven... View more info

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Leicestershire and Rutland [The Buildings of England]

By: Nikolaus Pevsner [Revised by Elizabeth Williamson]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1989

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 232167

ISBN: 0140710183

Condition: Very Good Condition


This series covers the historical range from prehistoric times to the present day. It gives full particulars of the architectural features of ecclesiastical, public and domestic buildings of interest in each town and village of the county concerned. A general architectural introduction in each volume deals with the architectural history of the county. 576 pages. Previous owners stamp on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Architecture; Architecture; Countries::Great Britain. ISBN: 0140710183. ISBN/EAN: 978014... View more info

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6,000 Years of Housing

By: Norbert Schoenauer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Company: 2000

Edition: Revised and Expanded Edition

Seller ID: 247873

ISBN: 0393731200

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Part architecture, part history, and part anthropology, this encyclopedic book limns the story of housing around the world from the pre-urban dwellings of nomadic, semi-nomadic, and sedentary agricultural societies to the present. Ancient urban dwellings were inward-looking, ranged around a courtyard. Until fairly recently, these dwelling types survived in indigenous urban house forms in the Islamic world, India, China, and the Iberian peninsula and Latin America. After the collapse of the Roman Empire, however, outward-looking house forms replaced the ancient form in most of Europe and the Ne... View more info

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Antonio Sant'Elia

By: Paco Asensio [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Spain, teNeues Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 247784

ISBN: 3823855476

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Antonio Sant?Elia (Como 1888-Monfalcone, 1916), a notable Italian futurist architect was, especially after his early death, an important influence on the evolution of modern architecture. He studied in Milan and Bologna. He undertook few commissions and those which were completed were either later demolished or transformed. His imaginative drawings for future cities were displayed in 1914. He wrote two theoretical essays: Messagio and Manifesto dell?architettura futurista. In his projects the influence of the Vienna Secession, especially that of Otto Wagner, can be discerned, as well as the im... View more info

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Care For Old Houses

By: Pamela Cunnington

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Prism Alpha: 1984

Seller ID: 231204

ISBN: 0906670330

Condition: Very Good Condition


255 pages. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Architecture; Architecture; ISBN: 0906670330. ISBN/EAN: 9780906670330. Inventory No: 231204. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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Cross-Check: Integrating Building Systems and Working Drawings

By: Pat Guthrie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USA, McGraw Hill: 1998

Seller ID: 248661

ISBN: 0070253048

Condition: Very Good Condition


Incomplete or uncoordinated working drawings can lead to confusion on a job site, higher project costs, even lawsuits. In an ingenious companion guide to his ArchitectOs Portable Handbook, which gave "first-step rules of thumb for building design," Pat Guthrie helps you make certain such errors never happen. Cross-Check features a unique, easy-to-use matrix system that, when applied, ensures nothing is missing from your plans and every step is taken to assure coordination between drawings and project specs. This portable field guide includes samples of how to use the matrix system...is... View more info

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Cathedrals of England, Scotland and Wales

By: Paul Johnson

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1993

Seller ID: 230539

ISBN: 0297831003

Condition: Very Good Condition


Oblong. Small sticker with previous owners details on blank front endpaper. 216 pages. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::Great Britain; Architecture; Architecture::Churches, Castles, Palaces. ISBN: 0297831003. ISBN/EAN: 9780297831006. Inventory No: 230539. Paperback View more info

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British Cathedrals

By: Paul Johnson

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243535

ISBN: 0297778285

Condition: Very Good Condition


Illustrated endpapers. In all, nearly 90 cathedrals are examined. This is perhaps the most comprehensive study of British cathedrals ever produced , profusely illustrated throughout with ground-plans, drawings and photographs in black and white and colour. Dust jacket has an open tear to bottom of front cover and small closed tears to edges. 280 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Architecture::Churches, Castles, Palaces; Architecture; ISBN: 0297778285. ISBN/EAN: 9780297778288. Inventory No: 243535. Hardcover View more info

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The Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture [Travel Edition]

By: Phaidon Editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Phaidon: 2011

Seller ID: 248398

ISBN: 0714848786

Condition: Very Good Condition


A condensed version of the information contained in the Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture, this travel edition is pocket sized and portable, ideal for the holiday or business traveller. Organized geographically and illustrated with global, sub-regional and city maps locating each building. The book contains over 1,000 buildings including more that 50 additional projects, each of which is illustrated with a single image and accompanied by a brief description, with addresses, websites and telephone numbers Size: Small Octavo. 470 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under... View more info

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Il Duomo Di Pisa [Forma E Colore 28]

By: Piero Sanpaolesi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Italy, Sadea / Sansoni Editori: 1965

Seller ID: 234540

Condition: Good Condition


Size: Large Book - between A4 and A3. Text is in Italian. Cover edges rubbed. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Architecture; Italian Language; Architecture; Foreign Language::Italian. Inventory No: 234540. Paperback View more info

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Dover Castle - Kent [Department of Environment Official Handbook]

By: R. Allen Brown

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Her Majesty's Stationary Office: 1975

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 227900

ISBN: 0116704357

Condition: Very Good


Black and white photographs, includes a fold out map. Rear cover has a crease. 54 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Architecture::Churches, Castles, Palaces; Architecture; ISBN: 0116704357. ISBN/EAN: 9780116704351. Inventory No: 227900. Paperback View more info