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100 Buildings
100 Buildings
An accessible primer to the most important architectural touchstones of our time by today's leading architects and teachers of architecture. For architecture aficionados and anyone interested in the built world. This illustrated master list of the top 100 'must know' built works of architecture designed and completed between 1900 and 2000 is selected by today's luminaries of architecture.

Title: 100 Buildings
Author: MAYNE THOM
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 19/09/2017
Price: $50.00
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Imprint: Rizzoli Int
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publicat
ISBN: 9780847859504
Available stock: 1
Price: $50.00
1000 Details in Architecture
1000 Details in Architecture
Title: 1000 Details in Architecture
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $30.00
RRP: $30.00
Imprint: Miscellaneous
ISBN: 9788494263941
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Alan Faena Alchemy & Creative Collaboration
Alan Faena Alchemy & Creative Collaboration
Raised in the restrictive regimes of 1960s Argentina, Alan Faena came of age when the country opened up to the West and Alan transformed himself into the icon of this new spirit, first as the founder of a popular Argentine fashion company, then as the hotelier of the highly sought-after FAENA hotels, in Buenos Aires and Miami. In each of the two cities Alan Faena did not simply build a hotel, but a whole universe of luxury design by working with the best talents of the day: Philippe Starck, Rem Koolhaas, Norman Foster, Damian Hirst, and the film director Baz Luhrmann, among others. The results are immersive dream places, full of colour, life, and high design. In this revealing memoir, profusely illustrated with images of the hotels and Alan s private homes and retreats as well as his famous and beautiful friends, Alan Faena details how his ambition to create beauty was realized with gorgeous interiors and restaurants, lavish gardens and pools, and the very best that can be dreamt of.

Title: Alan Faena Alchemy & Creative Collaboration
Author: FAENA ALAN
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 28/02/2019
Price: $140.00
RRP: $140.00
Imprint: Rizzoli Int
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publicat
ISBN: 9780847865352
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Price: $140.00
Americans in Paris Foundations of Americas Architectural Gilded Age
Americans in Paris Foundations of Americas Architectural Gilded Age
A lavishly produced volume documenting the work and history of American architecture students at the influential Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris. The Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, renowned as one of the great art and architecture schools, is the namesake and founding location of the Beaux-Arts architectural movement. Known for demanding classwork and setting the highest standards, the Ecole attracted students from around the world, including the United States, where students returned to design buildings that would influence the history of architecture in America, including the Boston Public Library of 1888-95 (Charles McKim of McKim, Mead and White) and the New York Public Library of 1897-1911 (John Carrere of Carrere and Hastings). This book presents a comprehensive overview of the seminal early work of a century of American architects who studied at the famous school before going on to design and build many of the nation's most important buildings and monuments.

Title: Americans in Paris Foundations of Americas Architectural Gilded Age
Author: CARLHIAN JEAN PAUL
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 19/09/2014
Price: $150.00
RRP: $150.00
Imprint: Rizzopli
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publicat
ISBN: 9780847843404
Available stock: 1
Price: $150.00
Architecture & Energy Efficiency
Architecture & Energy Efficiency
Title: Architecture & Energy Efficiency
Format: Limp
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/09/2011
Price: $30.00
RRP: $30.00
Imprint: Miscellaneous
Publisher: Loft Publications
ISBN: 9788499362076
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Price: $30.00
Architecture Elements of Architectural Style
Architecture Elements of Architectural Style
Architectura: Elements of Architectural Style presents a unique overview of the history of architecture and building. It describes the purpose, design, and practical applications of component parts, and clearly illustrates the varied expressions of each part. In addition, the book highlights the technical accomplishments of builders, architects, and engineers, as well as the distinctive aesthetics of particular periods and movements.

Title: Architecture Elements of Architectural Style
Author: LEWIS MILES
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $13.00
RRP: $13.00
Imprint: Miscellaneous
Publisher: Global Book Publishing
ISBN: 9781740480635
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Price: $13.00
Art Deco
Art Deco
Art deco is the 20th century's most glamorous architectural style, and the one that shaped popular ideas of modern luxury. With over 200 photographs, this is a visual celebration of this very popular style. Unlike most other books on the subject that tend to be regionally specific, this book highlights Art Deco buildings from all over the world, from Australia to South America, with an emphasis on London, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Miami, and Paris. Art Deco features much careful and exacting detail, and of special interest in this book are photos that zoom in on murals, mosaics, flooring, ironwork, and other ornamental flourishes.

Art Deco began in 1925 and quickly swept the globe becoming the style epitomising Jazz Age glamor and sophistication. It drew from a variety of influences including ancient Egyptian, Moorish, and Mayan motifs but also modernist movements like Cubism, Fauvism, and De Stijl. Its influence was felt everywhere, from the skylines of New York to Shanghai, and it gained prominence not only with architects and designers but enjoyed a passionate following among the public as well.

Title: Art Deco
Author: SCHWARTZMAN ARNOLD
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/04/2019
Price: $100.00
RRP: $100.00
Imprint: Rizzopli
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publicat
ISBN: 9780847866106
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Price: $100.00
Atlas of Mid Century Modern Houses
Atlas of Mid Century Modern Houses
A fascinating collection of more than 400 of the world's most glamorous homes, the ATLAS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN HOUSES showcases work by such icons as Marcel Breuer, Richard Neutra, Alvar Aalto, and Oscar Niemeyer alongside extraordinary but virtually unknown houses in Australia, Africa, and Asia. A thoroughly researched, comprehensive appraisal, this book is a must-have for all design aficionados, Mid-Century Modern collectors, and readers looking for inspiration for their own homes.

Title: Atlas of Mid Century Modern Houses
Author: BRADBURY DOMINIC
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 24/09/2019
Price: $250.00
RRP: $250.00
Imprint: Phaidon
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780714876740
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Price: $250.00
Bamboo
Bamboo
Title: Bamboo
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 06/10/2011
Price: $20.00
RRP: $20.00
Imprint: Miscellaneous
ISBN: 9783864073656
Available stock: 2
Price: $20.00
Breaking Ground Architecture by Women
Breaking Ground Architecture by Women
'Would you still call me a diva if I were a man?' asked Zaha Hadid, challenging as she did so, more than 100 years of stereotypes about female architects. A century in which women were refused entry to architecture schools, were denied degrees when they had completed courses, a century in which even now, women occupy just ten per cent of the highest-ranking jobs in architecture firms. In contrast, BREAKING GROUND is a pioneering, even essential, celebration of incredible architecture designed by women. Featuring more than 150 architects and buildings, and spanning the last 100 years, BREAKING GROUND is both a glorious visual manifesto and a timely record of the extraordinary contribution female architects have made to the profession.

Title: Breaking Ground Architecture by Women
Author: HALL JANE
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 10/09/2019
Price: $75.00
RRP: $75.00
Imprint: Phaidon
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780714879277
Available stock: 1
Price: $75.00
Brick A World History
Brick A World History
This totally original architecture book - the first ever comprehensive study of brick - follows the story of brick from 5,000 bc to its use in building today, via the vast baths and basilicas of ancient Rome, through the wonders of Gothic brick in Germany, the majestic temples of Pagan and Mughal mosques in Iran, to its modern revival. Marvellously illustrated with spectacular, specially-taken photographs, Brick is at once an historical account of how bricks have been employed by architects of every period, a technical survey of brickmaking and bricklaying, and an essay in architectural and cultural history. The authors have applied their expert visual and technical knowledge to more than one hundred themes, from bricks in ancient Egypt to their distinctive use by such modern masters as Louis Kahn, Alvar Aalto and Renzo Piano. Great works of engineering - viaducts, tunnels and bridges - are given prominence alongside great cathedrals and country houses, temples and mosques, testifying to the incredible versatility and importance of bricks and brickwork.

Title: Brick A World History
Author: CAMPBELL JAMES W. P.
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 29/02/2016
Price: $65.00
RRP: $65.00
Imprint: Thames & Hudson
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500343197
Available stock: 1
Price: $65.00
Canadian Contemporary The Northern Home
Canadian Contemporary The Northern Home
Canadian Contemporary is an outstanding compilation title offering comprehensive insight into Canada's residential architecture realm as it currently stands. Stunning full-colour photographs and detailed plans highlight an array of stylish designs from some of the country's most talented contemporary architects. Each project is a unique example of the different ways each firm/architect interprets and caters to the types of lifestyles that inhabit their work. Adaptable spaces and savvy design solutions reflect a strong focus of the integration of modern day life into Canadian homes.

With an introduction by acclaimed Professor or Architecture, Avi Friedman, this beautifully designed book presents the latest trends in Canadian living and residential home design.

Title: Canadian Contemporary The Northern Home
Author: JENKINS HANNAH
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/08/2018
Price: $100.00
RRP: $100.00
Imprint: Images Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Images Publishing Group Pty Lt
ISBN: 9781864707625
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Price: $100.00