Category: Architecture, Building & Renovating


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Designing Dreams : Modern Architecture in the Movies

By: Albrecht, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1987

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 021436

Sl. edgewear to wraps. View more info

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Future City : Experiment and Utopia in Architecture

By: Alison, Jane; Brayer, Marie-Ange

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2007

Seller ID: 015402

Minimal shelfwear to wraps, reading crease to spine, internally fine. View more info

We Are What We Stand On: A Personal History of the Eltham Community

By: Alistair Knox

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Eltham, Australia, Adobe Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030009

Diagonal crease to back panel. It was Alistair Knox, in his beloved Eltham, that changed conservative Australians from regarding all earth building as mud huts and gradually coming to think of them as elegant Adobe residences. View more info

Eight Great Houses

By: Allenby, Guy; Bingham-Hall, Patrick

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Balmain, NSW, Australia, Pesaro Publishing: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: 024254

"A collection of stories about the people and the events that lie behind the design, the constructions and the restoration of eight Australian homes. This is a gathering of extraordinary houses and fascinating characters. The heartfelt craft, honesty and humanity displayed in these houses is a celebration of life itself." An unmarked copy in very good condition. View more info

Living in London

By: Astaire, Lesley; Boys, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1990

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027997

"Provides a rare opportunity to step off the streets of London and into other people's homes, to wander through their rooms, admire their furnishings and decoration, examine their collections and to be exposed to a wealth of ideas." View more info

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Melbourne Style 5

By: Atkins, Tracey; Evans, Janine; Warrener, Gerard (photography by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Kay & Burton: 2010

Edition: 5

Seller ID: 026448

"Melbourne's love affair with real estate continues. Glistening interiors, imposing facades, leafy gardens and sparkling sea views. Melbourne homes remain some of the most intriguing and photogenic in the world." View more info

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Architecture : a brief Insight

By: Ballantyne, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Sterling: 2010

Seller ID: 025738

From the pyramids of Ancient Egypt to the Sydney Opera House, Andrew Ballantyne explores the history and cultural significance of architecture. He provides readers with the necessary background to understand the language of architecture and its economic, social, political, and aesthetic significance. Ballantyne eloquently explores what makes a building timeless and what this illuminates about human society. View more info

Lettering in Architecture

By: Bartram, Alan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries: 1975

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020019

An unmarked copy in very good condition, corners lightly bumped, D/W intact (price-clipped) View more info

1000 Architects : Two (2) Volume Set

By: Beaver, Robyn (Editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Australia, Images Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 024732

As unmarked as new two volume set (A-J and K-Z) presented in original clear plastic slipcase. View more info

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Sydney Town Hall : The Building and Its Collection

By: Betteridge, Margaret; Moore, Clover (foreword by)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Australia, City of Sydney: 2008

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Clover Moore

Seller ID: 027486

A beautiful book showcasing Australia's largest and most ornate late 19th century civic building, and its magnificent collection orf art and decorative arts, including paintings, furniture, silverware - even a lock of Napoleon's hair. View more info

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Tuscan Elements

By: Black, Alexandra; McBride, Simon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Scriptum Editions: 2003

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 028390

An unmarked "gift quality" book which " brings to life the colours, textures and aesthetics of the Tuscan house." View more info

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Otto Wagner - Gustav Klimt

By: Bonet, Llorenc

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Design Intl: 2003

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 021626

At the turn of the 20th century, the Vienna Secession shook the worlds of art and design, breaking the rigid constraints of an esthetic dominated by slavish emulation of prior styles. Nowhere is this paradigm shift better exemplified than in the works of the two Austrian creators featured here. Architect Otto Wagner (1841-1918) famously rejected the eclectic imitation and combination of historical styles that had dominated European architecture, advocating instead con... View more info

Keck and Keck

By: Boyce, Robert

Price: $75.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Princeton Architectural Press: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029107

An unmarked copy in very good condition. View more info

Australia's Home: Its Origins, Builders and Occupiers

By: Boyd, Robin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne Univ Pr: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 029219

An unmarked copy with slanted spine. View more info

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Mediterranean Modern

By: Bradbury, Dominic

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028049

An unmarked "gift quality" book. "A fusion of interior style and architecture, of glorious natural landscapes and bold man-made forms, Mediterranean Modern presents twenty-five of the most covetable houses of the region in a format that speaks directly to today's increasingly design-savvy house dwellers." View more info

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American Art Deco : Architecture and Regionalism

By: Breeze, Carla

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 2003

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 020535

Art deco architecture flourished in large cities and small towns throughout America in the 1920s and 1930s. Many of the best examples office buildings, movie theaters, hotels, and churches are still in use. Deco architects, artists, and designers drew on European styles but were most committed to a style that grew organically, as they saw it, from their native soil. Two themes bound Deco buildings and their decorative schemes together: a regional pride that tied building... View more info

Building for Books: Architectural Evolution of the Advocates' Library, 1689-1925

By: Brown, Iain Gordon

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Scotland, Aberdeen University Press: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029214

Illustrated endpapers, internally unmarked, minimal light foxing to upper fore-edges, D/W with sl. edgewear (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

Longleat: The Story of an English Country House

By: Burnett, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: 022027

Foreword by the 6th Marquess of Bath. View more info

Urban Voices : Celebrating Urban Design in Australia

By: Byrne, John; Chandler, Bill; Echberg Bruce

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Urban Design Forum Inc.: 2013

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028420

An unmarked copy complete with original CD, lower corners lightly bumped, tiny chip to lower edge back panel. Internally unmarked and in excellent condition. View more info

Re Architecture : Old Buildings,New Uses

By: Cantacuzino, Sherban

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1989

Seller ID: 023592

PO bookplate ffep, spine sl. slanted., edges sl. faded. View more info