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1 Architectural Digest: The International Magazine Of Fine Interior Design And Architecture - May 1980.
Architectural Digest Publishing Corp.: 1980. First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The cover depicts a view into the dining room of interior designer Bruce A Gregga's Southern California home. Articles include Interior Designs by Kalef Alaton, Janet Polizzi, Mario Butta, Merle Seridan, Dan Zimmerman, David Whitcomb, Bruce A. Gregga, Piero Sartogo, John Cottrell, Bruce Goers, Wayne Williamson, Michael Haynes and Whitney Chase. 
Price: 19.71 USD
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2 Architectural Digest: The International Magazine Of Fine Interior Design And Architecture - September 1998.
Architectural Digest Publishing Corp.: 1998. First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
This is the Collector's Edition - Interior Designers' Own Homes. Articles include: Stephen Sills and James Huniford - Discrete Glamour and Superb Pieces Distinguish Their Manhattan Penthouse by Judith Thurman, Anthony Hail - A San Francisco Legend Edits His Collection for a New Pacific Heights Apartment by Penelope Rowlands, and Elissa Cullman - Georgian Overtones Define Her Residence on Park Avenue. 
Price: 27.08 USD
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3 John Piper In The Watkinson: An Illustrated Checklist.
Watkinson Library, Trinity College, Hartford: 2011. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
To honor a gift given to the Watkinson Library by M. William McGill, this catalogue is an illustrated checklist of the works of British architectural and topographical artist John Piper. In the late 1920s, Piper attended both the Richmond School of Art and the Royal College of Art, and by the 1930s he was working steadily as an artist hardly earning a living. While his mother wrote articles for The Architectural Review to publicize his work, Piper developed a friendship with poet John Betjeman. This friendship significantly helped both of their professional careers. Piper's reputation continued to develop, and he eventually moved away from abstract art to a more representational style. Through his work, Piper learned how colors and textures reacted with one another, a concept continually displayed throughout his art. This catalogue contains works by Piper, works about Piper, exhibitions and catalogues, miscellaneous Piper-ana, and works illustrated by Piper. It also includes an opening essay on Piper by William McGill. With both black-and-white and color images and a letterpress-printed cover, John Piper in the Watkinson is beautifully produced in a striking and appealing format. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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4 Kabbalah In Art And Architecture.
Pointed Leaf Press, New York: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The Kabbalistic idea of creation, as expressed through light, space, and geometry, has left its unmistakeable mark on our civilization. Drawing upon a wide array of historical materials and stunning images of contemporary art, sculpture, and architecture, architect Alexander Gorlin explores the influence, whether actually acknowledged or not, of the Kabbalah on modern design in his unprecedented book Kabbalah in Art and Architecture. Comprising ten chapters that each outline key concepts of the Kabbalah and its representations, both in historic diagrams and the modern built environment, Kabbalah in Art and Architecture puts forth an unparalleled and compelling reinterpretation of art and architecture through the lens of the Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism. A chapter on the Golem, and an epilogue that discusses German artist Anselm Kiefer's powerful interpretations of the Kabbalah, complete this unique book. Over 175 Illustrations. Alexander Gorlin is a noted architect, design critic, author, and scholar. His internationally recognized firm Alexander Gorlin Architects specializes in design for religious institutions, along with high-end residential, affordable, and supportive housing for the homeless, as well as master planning. Principal Alexander Gorlin has taught at the Yale School of Architecture and was a Rome Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Rome. 
Price: 57.00 USD
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5 Legacy From The Past: A Portfolio Of Eighty-eight Original Williamsburg Buildings.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia: 1984. 0910412987 / 9780910412988 Sixth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The principal appeals of Williamsburg lie in its history and heritage, gardens, architecture, collections of furniture and furnishing, handcrafts, and preservation research in all forms, including archaeology. 
Price: 6.65 USD
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6 Modern Architecture: A Guidebook For His Students To This Field Of Art.
Getty Publications, Los Angeles: 1988. Texts & Documents Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In 1896 Otto Wagner broke ranks with the European academic tradition and many of his colleagues when he published his concise, impassioned plea for an end to eclecticism and for a more rational approach to design suited to contemporary needs, materials, and technologies. Modern Architecture was the first manifesto to exalt and attempt to define the principles of Modernism, that is Modernism as an ideological movement radically different from the historicism of the past. Wagner's manifesto is presented here in a new English translation—the first in almost ninety years. In his introduction, Harry Francis Mallgrave examines Wagner's tract against the backdrop of nineteenth-century theory: the affinities of Wagner's élan with the German debate of the 1840's; the realist movement of the 1870s, 1880's, and 1890s; and the emerging cultural ethos of modernity that would soon transform the face of architectural practice. Harry Francis Mallgrave is the editor of architecture and aesthetics for the Getty Research Institute's Texts & Documents series and the Willard K. Martin Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Oregon. His most recent book, Gottfried Semper: Architect of the Nineteenth Century, was published by Yale University Press. Such a well-crafted book, regardless of its content, is rare: but it is precisely the marriage of form and content here that both delights and instructs." - Design Book Review 
Price: 23.75 USD
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7 AIDALA, THOMAS R. (TEXT) AND BRUCE, CUTIS (PHOTOGRAPHY). Hearst Castle San Simeon.
Harrison House, NY: 1984. 0517460823 / 9780517460825 1984 Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Here is the complete story of Hearst Castle, the house that William Randolph Hearst built. Gives the full history of the planning and construction of all the buildings, the landscaping, and the swimming pools - and gives, for the first time, an accurate estimate of the cost of the comple.Contains numerous full-page color photographs. Includes Index. 
Price: 27.84 USD
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8 ALLEN, DAVID GRAYSON. The Olmsted National Historic Site And The Growth Of Historic Landscape Preservation.
Northeastern University Press, Boston: 2007. 1555536794 / 9781555536794 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
A contextual history of Massachusetts' Olmsted National Historic Site. Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) is recognized as the founder of American landscape architecture and the genius behind New York's Central Park. In 1883 Olmsted established "Fairsted" in suburban Boston, the world's first full-scale professional office for the practice of landscape design. Over the course of the next century, his sons and successors sustained and expanded upon Olmsted's design ideals, philosophy, and influence. His son, F. L. Olmsted, Jr., helped to lay the groundwork for the National Park Service in 1916. David Grayson Allen chronicles the creation and development of the Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline, Massachusetts, which opened in 1979 after nearly a decade of struggle and controversy and now welcomes thousands of visitors and researchers every year. The Site's history is emblematic of the evolving role that landscape architecture plays in modern American lives and reflects the stunning transformation that has taken place within the National Park Service itself within the last quarter century. Original, sophisticated, meticulously researched, and well-written, The Olmsted National Historic Site and the Growth of Historic Landscape Preservation will resonate with readers interested in historic preservation and landscape architecture. The Table of Contents of this book is as follows: Preface, List of Abbreviations. American Landscape Architecture and the Establishment of the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site The Beginnings of the Olmsted National Historic Site, Waging the Battle Anew, Early Development of the Olmsted National Historic Site and New Interest in Landscape Preservation, Early Developments at the Olmsted Site, Olmsted as a Traditional National Historic Site, The Cultural Landscape Preservation Movement Within the National Park Service, Fulfilling the Potential of the Site The Transformation of the Olmsted Collection, Site Changes and Developments, The Preservation of Historic Landscapes, Olmsted National Historic Site and the National Park Service, Appendixes, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., and the National Park Service Organic Act of • List of Interviewees for the Administrative History of Olmsted National Historic Site, Notes, Selected Bibliography • Index. David Grayson Allen, a former NEH Fellow, is a principal of Allen Associates, a historical consulting firm in Concord, Massachusetts. His first of many books, In English Ways,won the Jamestown Prize of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and was a candidate for the Pulitzer Prize. He is currently a consulting historian for the Department of Defense and is also writing a financial history of Boston. "Whether it's the Emerald Necklace in Boston, Central Park in New York City, the Capitol Grounds in Washington, D.C., or countless other beautiful urban parks in cities across America, we have Frederick Law Olmsted to thank for his magnificent creative vision and achievements. He understood the link between cultivating nature and civilizing humanity. He invented the art of landscaping and was responsible for bringing public green space into our urban centers. In this important book, David Grayson Allen expertly analyzes the intensive modern effort championed by the Olmsted National Historical Site to encourage landscape preservation nationwide and breathe new life into Olmsted's brilliant legacy for future generations."—Edward M. Kennedy, United States Senator 
Price: 47.50 USD
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9 ALLEN, GERALD & OLIVER, RICHARD. Architectural Drawing: The Art And The Process.
Whitney Library of Design, New York: 1981. 1981. 0823070433 / 9780823070435 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
The intricate and often evocative drawings that have been selected for inclusion in this volume span broad and highly contrasted views about what architecture is. From the more classical renderings of architect Cesar Pelli to the bold collages of Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer, the sophisticated, cartoonlike perspectives of Venturi, Rauch, & Scott-Brown, or the brusque and mysterious images of Turner Brooks, over 175 drawings are shown in large format with 24 in full color, accompanied by captions written by the architects describing their purpose. 
Price: 35.34 USD
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10 ALLSOPP, BRUCE & CLARK, URSULA. English Architecture: An Introduction To The Architectural History Of England From The Bronze Age To The Present Day.
Oriel Press, Stocksfield: 1979. 0853621772 / 9780853621775 First edition (unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket and protective mylar covering. Very good condition. 
An introduction to the history of architecture in England, from the Bronze Age to the present day. It relates buildings to people and shows how changing conditions led to different kinds of architecture. Highly illustrated.Includes an Index. 
Price: 41.09 USD
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11 ALLSOPP, BRUCE. A History Of Renaissance Architecture.
Pitman Publishing Corporation, New York: 1959. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition, but dustjacket is worn with chips. 
This book traces the history of architecture from the beginning of the Renaissance in Italy, through its development in Europe and America, up to the counter-resistance movements in Britain in the eighteenth-century. Mr. Allsopp's "General History of Architecture," already well known as a standard work, is necessarily less detailed than the present volume which is the only book of its kind covering Renaissance architecture as a whole, seeing it from a modern point of view, and in the light of the most recent research. Fully illustrated, with an index. 
Price: 75.08 USD
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12 ALLSOPP, BRUCE. The Study Of Architectural History.
Praeger Publishers, New York: 1970. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. Library discard. 
This book, illustrated with nearly a hunded photographs, considers the present state of architectural historical studies, the ways in which history and practice have been iinterrelated, and the changes that are coming about. The author is aleading architectural historian and a well-known writer on his subject. Includes an Index. 
Price: 10.45 USD
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13 ANDREWS, WAYNE. Architecture Ambition And Americans: A Social History Of American Architecture.
The Free Press, New York: 1979. 002900750X / 9780029007501 Revised Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 7.36 USD
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14 ANGUS, MARGARET. The Stones Of Kingston: Its Buildings Before 1867.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto: 0802064191 / 9780802064196 s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 28.50 USD
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15 ANKER, PEDER. From Bauhouse To Ecohouse: A History Of Ecological Design.
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge and London: 2010. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Global warming and concerns about sustainability recently have pushed ecological design to the forefront of architectural study and debate. As Peder Anker explains in From Bauhaus to Ecohouse, despite claims of novelty, debates about environmentally sensitive architecture have been ongoing for nearly a century. By exploring key moments of inspiration between designers and ecologists from the Bauhaus projects of the interwar period to the eco-arks of the 1980s, Anker traces the historical intersection of architecture and ecological science and assesses how both remain intertwined philosophically and pragmatically within the still-evolving field of ecological design. The idea that science could improve human life attracted architects and designers who looked to the science of ecology to better their methodologies. Walter Gropius, the founder of the Bauhaus school, taught that designed form should follow the laws of nature in order to function effectively. With the Bauhaus movement, ecology and design merged and laid the foundation of modernist architecture. Anker discusses in detail how the former faculty members of the Bauhaus school—including László Maholy-Nagy and Herbert Bayer—left Nazi Germany in the mid-1930s and engaged with ecologists during their "London period" and in the U.S. A subsequent generation of students and admirers of Bauhaus, such as Richard Buckminster Fuller and Ian McHarg, picked up their program, and—under the general banner of merging art and science in the design process—Bauhaus-minded architects began to think ecologically while some ecologists lent their ideas to design. Anker charts complicated currents of ecological design thought spanning pre- and post-World War II and through the cold war, including pivotal changes such as the emergence of space exploration and new theories on closed-system living in space capsules, space stations, and planetary colonies. Space ecology, Anker explains, inspired leading landscape designers of the 1970s, who used the imagined life of astronauts as a model for how humans should live in harmony with nature. Theories of how to design for extraterrestrial living impacted design and ecological thinking for earth-based living as well, as evidenced in Disney's Spaceship Earth attraction as well as in the Biosphere 2 experiments in Arizona in the early 1990s. Illuminating important connections between theories about the relationship between humans and the built environment, Anker's provocative study provides new insight into a critical period in the evolution of environmental awareness. Peder Anker is an associate professor of the history of science at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study and the Environmental Studies Program at New York University. He is also the author of Imperial Ecology, Environmental Order in the British Empire, 1895-1945. 
Price: 33.20 USD
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16 ARMI, C. EDSON. Design And Construction In Romanesque Architecture: First Romanesque Architecture And The Pointed Arch In Burgaundy And Northern Italy.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2004. 0521830338 / 9780521830331 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Offers a fresh interpretatiion of Romanesque architecture. Focuses on buildings in southern France, northern Italy, Catalonia, and Switzerland, the regions where Romanesque architecture first appeared around A.D. 1000. Integrates the study of medieval structure with an understanding of construction, decoration, and articulation in an effort to determine the origins and originality of medieval architecture and the formation of the High Romanesque style, especially in Burgundy, at sites such as Cluny III. Includes an Index. 
Price: 108.30 USD
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17 ASLET, CLIVE; POWERS, ALAN. The National Trust Book Of The English House.
Viking Penguin Inc, New York: 1985. 0670801755 / 9780670801756 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Many of the homes illustrated here are open to the public; some are owned by the National Trust, some by other organizations and institutions, a number are still lived in but can be visited at certain times. Includes an index. 
Price: 23.04 USD
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18 ATROSHENKO, V. I.: GRUNDY, MILTON. Mediterranean Vernacular A Vanishing Architectural Tradition.
Rizzoli International Publications, New York: 1991. 084781386X / 9780847813865 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 

Price: 66.03 USD
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19 BAER, MORLEY (PHOTOGRAPHS); POMADA, ELIZABETH & LARSEN, MICHAEL (TEXT). Painted Ladies: San Francisco's Resplendent Victorians.
E. P. Dutton and Co., New York: 1978. 0525475230 / 9780525475231 Fourth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Since the early 1970s, San Francisco's Victorian houses have been shining forth in blazing colors. Here is a panoply of a number of the gems among them. 
Price: 8.46 USD
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20 BAKER, JOHN MILNES. American House Styles: A Concise Guide.
W. W. Norton, New York: 1994. Sixth Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Like New. Inscribed by the author. 
How and where did different architectural styles develop? America has an abundance of fascinating and varied house styles, as fascinating and diverse as its people. This unique book will allow readers to recognize the architectural features and style of virtually any house they encounter. John Milnes Baker is an architect specializing in residential design. He is also the author of How to Build a House with an Architect. 
Price: 33.20 USD
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