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Wang Shu Architecture

By: Jiang Dai - Curator

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Shanghai, Tongji University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 025976

ISBN: 7560849431

Condition: Nr. Fine


Small format visitor's guide to 14 sites designed by Wang Shu, 90 architecture archive photographs and detailed chronicles of Wang Shu's works. English/Chinese text. View more info

Banyak Suka : the story of a Magnificent Queensland Homestead

By: Jo Anne Pomfrett, Lyn Perkins

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Fickle Crowd: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031004

ISBN: 0992288800

Condition: Very Good


Banyak Suka means 'well-beloved home' in Malay - and that's what this beautiful property has been for the seven hard-working families who have been proud to call it home. Behind its magnificent facade lies not only their own rich and complex stories, but a whole lot more. From a tin mining millionaire, to a British Prime Minister, to rock and roll royalty, this house has seen it all. An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to spine ends and corners. View more info

How to Restore & Improve Your Victorian House

By: Johnson, Alan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.K., David & Charles: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011829

ISBN: 0715399551

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription to PO. View more info

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The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life

By: Jonathan F. P. Rose

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Wave: 2016

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031369

ISBN: 0062234722

Condition: Nt. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

Principles of Structure

By: Ken J. Wyatt

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Univ of New South Wales: 1994

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 031477

ISBN: 0868400866

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

Grand Designs Abroad : Building Your Dream

By: Kevin McCloud

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 2011

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 030543

ISBN: 0007909748

Condition: As New


An unmarked "as new" copy "packed with inspiration for both real and armchair builders". View more info

Lord Burlington's Town Architecture

By: Kingsbury, Pamela D.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, RIBA Heinz Gallery: 1995

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029249

ISBN: 1872911404

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name held at RIBA Heinz Gallery January-April 1995. View more info

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At Home in Greece

By: Klimi, Julia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026939

ISBN: 0500511659

Condition: Fine


An as new "gift quality" book for the armchair traveller, innovative interior designer or architect. "From the one-room cubic Cycladic houses that inspired Le Corbusier to imposing Venetian towers integrated into the surrounding rocks, an astonishing collection of homes is revealed here." View more info

Gothic Architecture Improved By Rules and proportions in Many Grand Designs of Columns, Doors, Windows, Chiimney Pieces, Arcades, Colonnades, Porticoes, Umbrellas, Temples, and Pavilions

By: Langley, Batty; Langley, Thomas

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Benjamin Blom Inc.: 1972

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 029381

Condition: Very Good


First published London 1742, reissued 1972 from the London 1747 edition by Benjamin Blom. Decorative boards, internally unmarked, tiny chip to title page. View more info

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The Sympathy of Things: Ruskin and the Ecology of Design

By: Lars Spuybroek

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic: 2016

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 031400

ISBN: 1474243851

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked apparently unread book with minimal shelfwear to wraps. "Ostensibly a meditation on the oeuvre of John Ruskin, what Spuybroek offers us is an intoxicating meditation on art, architecture and design that soars above the ponderous deadweight of thing-theory to luxuriate in the unruly and exuberant proliferation of the things themselves." View more info

Traditional houses of rural France

By: Laws, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins & Brown: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: 025066

ISBN: 1855850214

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked "gift quality" book described as "a celebration in words and pictures of the unselfconsciously beautiful buildings of France's best-loved regions." View more info

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The Houses of Old Cuba

By: Llanes, Llilian

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 024121

ISBN: 0500282722

Condition: New


A new, unmarked book. View more info

Archilab Orleans 2004: The Naked Vill City a Nu

By: Lootsma, Bart (conception)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Orleans, Editions HYX: 2004

Seller ID: 026874

ISBN: 291038537X

Condition: Nr. Fine - New


French/English text. This is a large and heavy book in new fine, unmarked condition. Minimal shelfwear wraps, no creasing to spien. View more info

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Domus, Volume 4, 1955-1959

By: Luigi Spinelli; Ettore Sottsass

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Taschen: 2008

Seller ID: 030082

ISBN: 3836509547

Condition: Very Good


The focus of this volume is the second half of the 1950s, an era of grand visions and increasing internationalisation in architecture and design. English/Italian text. An unmarked copy in very good condition. This is a large and heavy book and additional postage will be requested for international orders. View more info

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Concrete: Building Pathology

By: Macdonald, Susan (edited by)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: U.K., Blackwell Science: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020510

ISBN: 0632052511

Condition: Very Good


Sl. edgewear to wraps, internally unmarked View more info

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The Architecture of the Visible: Technology and Urban Visual Culture

By: Macphee, Graham

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London & New York, Continuum Intl Pub Group: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021875

ISBN: 0826459269

Condition: Nr. Fine


Visual technology saturates everyday life. Theories of the visual--now key to debates across cultural studies, social theory, art history, literary studies and philosophy--have interpreted this new condition as the beginning of a dystopian future, of cultural decline, social disempowerment and political passivity. Intellectuals--from Baudelaire to Debord, Benjamin, Virilio, Jameson, Baudrillard and Derrida--have explored how technology not only reinvents the visual, but also changes the nature of culture itself. The heartland of all such cultural analysis has been the city, from Baudelaire's f... View more info

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Forts & Palaces of India : sentinels of History

By: Manchanda, Bindu

Price: $35.00

Publisher: India, Roli & Janssen: 2008

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 026678

ISBN: 8174363815

Condition: As New


"Spanning the four corners of India, the forts and palaces featured in these pages have been included as much for their historical and cultural significance as for their architectural splendour and beauty." View more info

The House in Berkeley Square: a History of the Lansdowne Club

By: Maria Perry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Lansdowne Club: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031213

ISBN: 0954607503

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to previous owner by author on title page, photograph of author at booksigning pasted to ffep, otherwise unmarked and in excellent condition. "Standing discreetly at the south-west corner of London's Berkeley Square, the Lansdowne Club gives little outwrd sign to passers-by of its distinguished past. For those in the know, however, this noble Mayfair clubhuse is not merely a haven of civilised cam, but an architecturl gem, rich in nerly two hundred and fifty years of history and legend." View more info

Next : 8th International architecture Exhbition 2002 - 2 Volume Set

By: Marsilio Editori

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 2002

Seller ID: 027859

ISBN: 0847825213

Condition: Very Good


English language. Two-volume set in excellent condtiion, internally unmarked. The smaller catalogue, 196 pps. lists and describes the international pavilions, including photographs. The larger catalogue, 464 pps, contains exhibitors and projects under the headings Housing, Museums, Communication, Education, Towers, Work, Performance, Masterplans, Shopping, Church and State, Italy. No slipcase. View more info

The Art of Survival : Recovering Landscape Architecture

By: Mary Dr Kongjian Yu

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Australia, Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd: 2006

Seller ID: 030780

ISBN: 1864702516

Condition: Very Good


PO gift inscription to first page otherwise unmarked and in excellent condition. View more info