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Key Buildings From Prehistory To The Present

Author : Andrew Ballantyne
ISBN : 1785392514
Genre : Architecture
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Features around 150 of the most significant buildings in the history of world architecture, from the pyramids and the Parthenon to some of the most important works by recent architects.

Detail In Contemporary Concrete Architecture

Author : David Phillips
ISBN : 1780670095
Genre : Architecture
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Detail in Contemporary Concrete Architecture provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in modern concrete architecture. Featuring the work of renowned architects from around the world, this book presents 49 of the most recently completed and influential concrete designs for both residential and commercial architecture. Each project is presented with color photographs, site plans, and sections and elevations, as well as numerous construction details. There is also descriptive text, detailed captions, and in-depth information for each project. A bonus CD-ROM contains all the drawings as printed in the book, in both EPS and DWG (generic CAD) formats.

A Survival Guide For Art History Students

Author : Christina Maranci
ISBN : 0131401971
Genre : Art
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Designed to guide learners through the often disorienting experience of taking a first art history class, this book addresses all aspectsof that total experience. KEY TOPICS Specific chapter topics cover note-taking during lecture, studying for and taking slide exams, writing response papers, methodology, how to critique secondary scholarship, and what to do with an art history degree. For individuals with little or no experience in art history, and an interest in the powerful images that can provide a rich perspective on social, political, and cultural history.

Key Contemporary Buildings

Author : Rob Gregory
ISBN : 0393732428
Genre : Architecture
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Third in the Key series, this book features 95 buildings of the early twenty-first century ... Each of the buildings is illustrated with one or two full-color photographs and accurate scale floor plans, elevations, and sections, as appropriate.

Key Urban Housing Of The Twentieth Century

Author : Hilary French
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132242244
Genre : Architecture
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The design of multiple housing - a new building type, especially for growing urban populations - was a major new area of activity for architects at the beginning of the twentieth century, and one that continues into the twenty-first century. This book features 87 of the most influential modern housing designs of the last 100 years by some of the best-known architects in the field. Each project is explained with a concise text and photographsand specially created scale drawings, including floor plans and site plans, sections and elevations where appropriate. The projects are organized in six roughly chronological chapters tracing the history of both public and private housing around the world. The detailed drawings allow each project to be analyzed in depth, which, alongside the author's authoritative text, will make this an invaluable resource for architects and students. As an added bonus, the book includes a CD-ROM containing digital files of all the drawings featured in the book.

Constructing Architecture

Author : Andrea Deplazes
ISBN : 9783764371906
Genre : Architecture
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Now in its second edition: the trailblazing introduction and textbook on construction includes a new section on translucent materials and an article on the use of glass.

Architecture Visionaries

Author : Richard Weston
ISBN : 1780675720
Genre : Architecture
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Featuring 75 of the world's most influential architects, this book presents the story of 20th-century architecture through the fascinating personal stories and significant works that have shaped the field. Arranged in a broadly chronological order, the book gives the reader a sense of the impact that inventive individuals have had on the development of architecture and our built environment. Key dates in the architects' careers are listed in timeline features, thereby allowing the author freedom to move beyond well-known biographies to analyze the buildings and map out the exciting visions behind them. With insightful text describing carefully selected examples, this is a dynamic and unique guide to the architects whose visions have created the buildings around us.

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