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The Visual Dictionary of Art & Architecture

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Art and Architecture takes the reader into a fascinating journey through fine arts, graphic arts, performing arts, photography, music, crafts and classic or modern architecture. Convenient...


Origins of Form: The Shape of Natural and Man-made Things-Why They Came to Be the Way They Are and How They Change

by Christopher Williams Architectural Book Publishing (May 10, 2013)

Origins of Form will make readers—especially those who design and build—aware of their physical environment. Williams' practical, no-nonsense approach and his exquisite drawings provide a clear understanding...


Historical Dictionary of Architecture

by Allison Lee Palmer Scarecrow Press (September 11, 2008)

The Historical Dictionary of Architecture provides information on architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, Tadao Ando, Leon Battista Alberti, Filippo Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, and Konstantin Stepanovich Melnikov,...


From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing

by Graham Cairns, Georgios Artopoulos & Kirsten Day UCL Press (November 13, 2017)

Socio-political views on housing have been brought to the fore in recent years by global economic crises, a notable rise of international migration and intensified trans-regional movement phenomena. Adopting...


Trans Structures: Fluid Architecture and Liquid Engineering

by Matyas Gutai Actar (January 15, 2015)

Architecture is based upon the misconception that strong is stable, both in sense of energy and structure, as an unchanged state of microclimate would require more material or insulation. Trans-structures are...


Architect

by Ruth Peltason & Grace Ong-Yan Hachette Books (November 07, 2017)

The Pritzker Prize is the most prestigious international prize for architecture. Architect includes all 42 recipients of the Pritzker Prize, and captures in pictures and their own words their awe-inspiring achievements....


The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

by Judith H. Bonner, Estill Curtis Pennington & Charles Reagan Wilson The University of North Carolina Press (January 14, 2013)

From the Potomac to the Gulf, artists were creating in the South even before it was recognized as a region. The South has contributed to America's cultural heritage with works as diverse as Benjamin Henry Latrobe's...


Total Latin American Architecture

by Ana de Brea & Cesar Pelli Actar (September 01, 2016)

A selected, fully open, and deep assemblage, that carries the explicit intent of outlining, conceptual and practical verifications, on critical views and specific projects, concerning the actual architecture...


Architecture 101

by Nicole Bridge Adams Media (October 02, 2015)

A crash course in designing and constructing buildings

Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of architecture into tedious discourse that would put even Frank Gehry to sleep. Architecture 101 cuts out...


Legal & Financial Aspects of Architectural Conservation: The Smolenice Castle Conference Central Europe

by Marc Denhez & Stephen Dennis Dundurn (July 01, 1997)

In this international study, 18 experts from 10 countries describe the legal challenges and solutions related to heritage property.


50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Know

by Philip Wilkinson Quercus (November 05, 2013)

From the Pyramids of Giza to the Guggenheim, this lively guide explains the key concepts and inventions in architecture clearly and concisely. Exploring the myriad ways in which the built environment is shaped...


Kevin McCloud’s How to Make Your House a Home (Collins Shorts, Book 3)

by Kevin McCloud Collins (November 15, 2012)

Collins Shorts – insight in an instant.

Kevin McCloud’s advice for setting up or doing up your home. Kevin will show you the things worth spending your money on, and the things you might cut back on. Helpful...