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101 GILL, ROBERT W. Van Nostrand Manual Of Rendering With Pen And Ink.
D. Van Nostrand Company, New York: 1974. 0442226942 / 9780442226947 Second Printing. Van Nostrand Reinhold Manual Series. s Softcover. Good condition. 
"Rendering" is the reproduction or representation of an architect's design in the form of a drawing of the building as it will appear, complete with accessory details such as trees, traffic and people. It is also much used in preparing drawings for engineers, designers and manufacturers, and in advertising and industry generally. Here is a concise, thorough and copiously illustrated guide to techniques and methods, including sections on perspective, projection, shadow, reflections, and on how to draw cars, ships, aircraft, trees, huan figures and so on. Includes an Index. 
Price: 14.01 USD
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102 GILLON, JR., EDMUND V. (PHOTOGRAPHS); REED, HENRY HOPE (TEXT). Beaux-arts Architecture In New York: A Photographic Guide.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: 1988. 0486256987 / 9780486256986 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Good condition. 
The beautiful and imposing structures photographed in this book - among them New York City's greatest landmarks - were designed and built in the approach known as "Beaux-Arts," which dominated major world architecture from about 1880 to 1930. Edmund Gillon's superb photographs bring out the distinguishing Beaux-Arts characteristics of these beautiful structures - the historical references, the quest for grandeur, the appetite for rich embellishment and more. 
Price: 63.41 USD
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103 GIROUARD, MARK. A Country House Companion.
Yale University Press, New Haven: 1987. 0300040830 / 9780300040838 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Recreates an era, compiling an anthology of personal anecdotes and reminiscences about these country houses by people who lived in them, worked in them, or visited them - from queens to kitch maids. Includes numerous pictures and an Index. 
Price: 13.82 USD
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104 GIROUARD, MARK. Historic Houses Of Britain.
British Heritage Press, New York: 1979. 0517446464 / 9780517446461 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Britain's country houses are famous all over the world for their architecture, their treasures, and their history. In this lavishly-illustrated book, Mark Girouard-the leading authority on the subject-selects twenty-four historic houses, all open to the public, and brings them vividly to life. He describes how the houses were designed and decorated, and how people lived in them. A fascinating array of characters are associated with each house-kings, crooks, millionaires, royal mistresses, lords of the manor and humble servants. They, as much as the beautiful houses in which they lived, are the subject of this book. Fully illustrated with b&w plates. 
Price: 47.03 USD
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105 GIROUARD, MARK. Life In The English Country House: A Social And Architectural History.
Yale University Press, New Haven: 1978. 0300022735 / 9780300022735 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. 
"I am not sure that Mr. Girouard convinces me that the taming of the aristocracy and upper classes by Christianity affected their relations with their architects to a great extent. The architect had his way because the sheer problem of organizing all the variables in the building was beyond the competence of an amateur. But he was written a masterly book." - Noel Annan, New York Review of Books 
Price: 13.30 USD
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106 GIROUARD, MARK. The English Town: A History Of Urban Life.
Yale University Press, New Haven: 1990. 0300046359 / 9780300046359 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Gracious Georgian cathedral towns, elegant Regency spas, mill towns with ebullient Victorian carving on every edifice - English towns and cities are a source of endless fascination and historical interest. Includes an Index. 
Price: 26.84 USD
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107 GORST, THOM. The Buildings Around Us.
E & FN SPON, London: 1995. 0419193308 / 9780419193302 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
In this clear and concise introduction to buildings Thom Gorst demystifies the culture of architecture and shows how an interest in our environment - whatever our cultural position - can be of great value to us. Architecture has traditionally been introduced through the critical description of key buildings. The author, however, argues that we should observe, compare and understand ordinary buildings as well as those that are recognized as having special merit. Includes an Index. 
Price: 31.30 USD
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108 GOULD, SCOTT AND OLENCKI, MARK. Spartanburg: Portrait Of The Good Life.
Towery Publishing Inc., Memphis: 1993. 1881096041 / 9781881096047 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
A proud portrait of this progressive city nestled in Upstate South Carolina. Presents an affectionate overview of a community that has "used its mill village past and hard-earned grit and backbone to build the kind of city where seventh-generation native sons can share an iced tea with the newest German family on the block." Contains a diverse collection of 170 photographs of Spartanburg, the home of BMW's only North American manufacturing facility. 
Price: 41.56 USD
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109 GREIFF, CONSTANCE. Lost America: From The Mississippi To The Pacific.
The Pyne Press, Princeton: 1974. 0878610847 / 9780878610846 s Softcover. Good condition. 
A unique and dramatic pictorial record of the cultural heritage of landmark office buildings, homes, stores, mills, theaters, broad tree-lined avenues which have been and continue to be destroyed in the name of progress. Inc.ludes an Index. "The most persuasive, intelligent argument yet presented for preservation of America's historic buildings." -- The New York Times Book Review 
Price: 28.26 USD
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110 GRODECKI, LOUIS; PRACHE, ANNE AND RECHT, ROLAND (CONTRIBUTIONS). Gothic Architecture.
Rizzoli, New York: 1985. 0847804739 / 9780847804733 First U.S. Paperback Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Examines the widely varied historical and geographical loci of the Gothic Style, not only in France where it originated, but also in England, Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy and Portugal. Both secular and religious structures, such as the cathedrals of Chartres, Canterbury, Milan and Barcelona are placed in their proper artistic context. Diagrams, floor plans, and reconstruction of the magnificent and diverse buildings are among the 300 illustrations accompanying the text. Includes an Index. 
Price: 87.83 USD
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111 GUERRERA, GIUSEPPI (A CURA DI / EDITOR); CULOTTA, PASQUALE (PREFACE); FRAMPTON, KENNETH (INTRODUCTION). New York Architects.
Medina, Palermo: 1987. First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Good condition. 
This is based on the exhibition of New York architects held in Sicily from February 21, 1987 to March 28, 1987. Text is in English and Italian and contains a number of full-color illustrations. Architects included are Livio Dimitriu, Michael Fieldman, Steven Forman, James Ingo Freed, Charles Gwathmey, Robert Siegel, Laurie Hawkinson, Henry Smith-Miller, Steven Holl, Richard Meier, Jose Oubrerie, Peter Pran, Carlos Zapata, Tod Williams, Harry Wolf, and Giuseppe Zambonini. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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112 GUTMAN, RICHARD J. S. American Diner: Then And Now.
HarperPerennial, New York: 1993. 0060969563 / 9780060969561 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
A history of the favorite American eating place. With 275 photographs in color and black-and-white, the majority previously unpublished, this book is a landmark work on the subject. This all-new volume takes a fresh look at the American Diner - where it has been, where it is now, and where it is going. It also includes a state-by-state directory "Where the Diners Are," listing hundeds of locations of currently operating diners. "Everything we would want to know about diners, from their architecture to their occupants and even, on occasion, to their menus." - The New York Times 
Price: 15.68 USD
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113 GUTMAN, RICHARD J. S.; KAUFMAN, ELLIOTT. American Diner.
Harper & Row, New York: 1979. 0060908114 / 9780060908119 s Softcover. Fair reading copy has slight chips to cover. 
The 100-year-old history of this American institution is like a nostalgic trip into the past. The book is dotted with marvelous anecdotes, and the reader will be amazed by the picturesque variety of diners from the horse drawn wagons to the immobile architectural structures of our space age. Includes an Index. 
Price: 17.10 USD
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114 HADLOW, ROBERT W. Elegant Arches, Soaring Spans: C. B. Mccullough, Oregon's Master Bridge Builder.
Oregon State University Press, Corvallis. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Conde Balcom McCullough ranks as a modern bridge builder of national and international acclaim. This first major study of McCullough traces the Professional life of a brilliant engineer and builder renowned for his elegant, cost-efficient, custom-designed spans. McCullough's legacy lies in the nearly 600 bridges he and his staff designed and built in Oregon during the years between the two world wars, most notably several beautiful bridges along the Oregon Coast Highway, bridges he called "jeweled clasps in a wonderful string of pearls." Trained as a civil engineer, McCullough came to Oregon in 1916, drawn by the state's dire need for bridges and its drive to "lift its feet out of the winter's mud and summer's dust." After developing the engineering program at Oregon Agricultural College (now Oregon State University), McCullough was named the state's bridge engineer. He became an impassioned promoter of state-sponsored bridge building that incorporated engineering efficiency with economic practicality and aesthetic appeal. McCullough's long career with the State Highway Department left a legacy of bridge building in Oregon unequaled in the twentieth century. In 1999, Engineering News-Record recognized McCullough as one of the most important bridge engineers of the past 125 years. He was an innovator in twentieth-century reinforced-concrete arch construction and built one of the first concrete tied-arch bridges in the United States. McCullough's bridges are rich in aesthetic detail; the finest among them are embellished with arch crowns, Art Deco-inspired pylons and obelisks, Gothic piers, towering spires, and arched railing panels. Illustrated with historic photographs and drawings, Robert Hadlow's definitive and highly readable biography will delight bridge buffs and engineering enthusiasts everywhere. It will also be of great interest to Oregon coast visitors and residents, and to students of transportation and technology history. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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115 HAIKO, PETER (SELECTION & COMMENTARY). Architecture Of The Early Xx. Century.
Rizzoli, New York: 1989. 0847810836 / 9780847810833 First United States Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket and protective mylar covering. Very good condition. 
The Architecture of the 20th Century, published as the Journal of Modern Architecture by Ernst Wasmuth in Berlin with annual volumes appearing from 1901 to 1914, provides a unique documentation of that architechture of the early twentieth century regarded by contemporary observers as the definitive architect of modern times: an architecture which shaped the lace of the emerging metropolises in the early 1900s to a far greater extent than did the few singular incunabula of Modernism. Text is in English, German and French. 
Price: 90.90 USD
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116 HAILEY, CHARLIE. Campsite: Architectures Of Duration And Place.
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge and London: 2008. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Camping is perhaps the quintessential American activity. In one sense, we camp to escape, to retreat, to "find" ourselves. The camp is then a home-away-from-home where we might rethink a deliberate life. We also camp to find a new collective space where family and society converge. Many of us have been to day camp or grew up attending summer camps, and the legacies of these childhood havens run deep within the American conscience. In Campsite, Charlie Hailey provides a highly original and artfully composed interpretation of the cultural significance and inherently paradoxical nature of camps and camping in contemporary American society. Offering a new understanding of the complex relationship between place, time, and architecture in our increasingly mobile culture, Hailey explores campsites as places that necessitate a unique combination of contrasting qualities, such as locality and foreignness, mobility and fixity, temporality and permanence, and public domesticity. Camping methods have their origins in the rigid flexibility of the process. We leave home, we arrive at a site, we clear an area, we make and then finally break camp before departing. The phases of this sequence are at once rigorous and indistinct. To understand this paradox, Hailey emphasizes the role of process throughout the text. He constructs a philosophical framework that elucidates the "placefulness"Ņor sense of placeŅof such temporary constructions, and provides alternative understandings of how one thinks of the home, as well as public versus private dwelling spaces. Historically, camps have been used as places for scouting out future towns, for clearing provisional spaces that have multiple functions, and for making semipermanent homes-away-from-home. To understand how "cultures of camping" develop and accommodate this dynamic mix of permanence and flexibility, Hailey looks at three basic qualities of the camp: as a site for place-making, as a populist precursor for modern built environments, and as a "method." Hailey's creative and philosophical approach to camps and camping allows him to construct links between such diverse projects as the "philosophers' camps" of the mid-nineteenth century, the idiosyncratic camping clubs which arose with the automobile culture in the early 1920s, and more recent uses of campsites as temporary housing for those displaced by Hurricane Katrina. As Hailey explains, camping practices remind us that our places, our built environments, our homes are constantly being made, constructed, and always becoming. With Campsite, Hailey makes a singular and significant contribution to current studies of place, American studies, and vernacular architecture while also reinventing methods of research in cultural studies, architecture theory, and geography. Charlie Hailey teaches design, theory, and history in the School of Architecture at the University of Florida. He is a registered architect who has worked with the designer-builders Jersey Devil. 
Price: 37.95 USD
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117 HAMLIN, TALBOT. Architecture Through The Ages.
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York: 1940. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 

Price: 28.74 USD
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118 HAMMETT, JERILOU & WRIGLEY, MAGGIE (EDITORS). The Architecture Of Change: Building A Better World.
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
A collection of articles that demonstrates the power of the human spirit to transform the environments in whch we live. This inspiring book profiles people who refused to accept that things couldn't change, who saw the possibility of making things better, and didn't hesitate to act. Breaking down the stereotypes surrounding "socially engaged architecture," this book shows who can actually impact the lives of communities. Like Bernard Rudofsky's seminal Adventure Without Architects, it explores communal architecture produced not by specialists but by people, drawing on their common lives and experiences, who have a unique insight into their particular needs and environments. These unsung heros are teachers and artists, immigrants and activists, grandmothers in the projects, students and planners, architects and residents of some of our poorest places. Running through their stories is a constant theme of social justice as an underlying principle of the built environment. This book is about opening one's eyes to new ways of interpreting the world, and how to go about changing it. 7 x 10 in. 328 pages 113 halftones. Jerilou Hammett and Kingsley Hammett cofounded DESIGNER/builder: A Journal of the Human Environment. Together they wrote The Essence of Santa Fe: From a Way of Life to a Style and coedited The Suburbanization of New York: Is the World's Greatest City Becoming Just Another Town? Maggie Wrigley lives in New York City. She works with the squatters' movement and the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space. Her work has appeared in DESIGNER/builder, The Suburbanization of New York, and the New York Daily News. 
Price: 47.45 USD
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119 HARRIS, JAMES. Fractal Architecture: Organic Design Philosophy In Theory And Practice.
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque: . s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Throughout history, nature has served as an inspiration for architecture and designers have tried to incorporate the harmonies and patterns of nature into architectural form. Alberti, Charles Renee Macintosh, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Le Courbusier are just a few of the well- known figures who have taken this approach and written on this theme. With the development of fractal geometry--the study of intricate and interesting self- similar mathematical patterns--in the last part of the twentieth century, the quest to replicate nature's creative code took a stunning new turn. Using computers, it is now possible to model and create the organic, self-similar forms of nature in a way never previously realized. In Fractal Architecture, architect James Harris presents a definitive, lavishly illustrated guide that explains both the "how"" and "why"" of incorporating fractal geometry into architectural design. 8.5 x 11 in. 424 pages 360 color illustrations, 7 drawings, 52 halftones, 1 chart. James Harris is an architect in New York, where he is a senior vice-president of The Related Companies. Among his commercial real estate projects are the Time Warner Center and the MIMA Complex at 42nd Street, as well as many other apartment and office structures and hotels. "Architect Harris explores the role of fractal geometry in architecture in this beautiful book....An outstanding feature of the book is the large collection of computer-generated graphics, based on fractal algorithms, which show sequential stages of the development of complex buildings from simpler shapes. The author's approach is interdisciplinary, drawing on psychology, philosophy, art history, biology, physics, and mathematics." -- Choice 
Price: 71.25 USD
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120 HARRISON, HENRY S. Houses: The Illustrated Guide To Construction, Design And Systems.
Realtors National Marketing Institute of the National Association of Realtors, Chicago: 1976. 0913652059 / 9780913652053 Revised Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. There is a crack to webbing along the title page. 
Designed to help families select the house that will provide maximum benefits in the form of shelter and amenities for the price they can afford to pay. Includes an Index. 
Price: 10.17 USD
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