all ebooks in category: Architectural History

New York Exposed: The Gilded Age Police Scandal that Launched the Progressive Era
ISBN: 0199837007 | 416 pages | PDF | May 5, 2016 | English | 2.64 Mb

New York Exposed offers a narrative history of the first major crusade to clean up Gotham. Daniel Czitrom does full justice to this spellbinding story …

Modernist Architecture: International Concepts Come to Britain
English | August 26th, 2019 | ISBN: 1785006193 | 160 pages | EPUB | 154.54 MB

Modernist architecture in Britain brought honesty to the structure of buildings and clean lines free of historical ornament to the style, establishing new ideas on …

Ornament and Crime (Penguin Modern Classics)
English | May 30, 2019 | ISBN: 0141392975 | EPUB | 352 pages | 1 MB

Revolutionary essays on design, aesthetics and materialism - from one of the great masters of modern architecture Adolf Loos, the great Viennese pioneer of modern …

The Parthenon Enigma
English | 2014 | ISBN: 030759338X | EPUB | pages: 512 | 133.3 mb

Built in the fifth century b.c., the Parthenon has been venerated for more than two millennia as the West’s ultimate paragon of beauty and proportion. …

Louise Brigham and the Early History of Sustainable Furniture Design
English | PDF | 2019 | 141 Pages | ISBN : 3030323404 | 5.39 MB

During the Progressive Era, a time when the field of design was dominated almost entirely by men, a largely forgotten activist and teacher named Louise …

«The Perfect House: A Journey with Renaissance Master Andrea Palladio» by Witold Rybczynski
English | ISBN: 9781476737331 | EPUB | 2.5 MB

"Palladio is the Bible," Thomas Jefferson once said. "You should get it and stick to it." With his simple, gracious, perfectly proportioned villas, Andrea Palladio …

Notre Dame de Paris: A Celebration of the Cathedral
English | October 29th, 2019 | ISBN: 0762497114 | 128 pages | EPUB | 133.86 MB

On April 15, 2019, the world looked on in horror as the Notre Dame Cathedral was nearly destroyed in a devastating fire. Notre Dame de …

Turn-of-the-Century House Designs
English | September 9, 1994 | ISBN: 0486281868 | 96 pages | EPUB | 47 Mb

This inexpensive archive of handsome turn-of-the-century designs reprinted directly from a rare late Victorian volume contains plans for a variety of suburban and country homes …

California Bungalows of the Twenties (Repost)
English | ISBN: 0486275078 | 1993 | EPUB | 128 pages | 130 MB

Reprint of rare catalog includes front or front-angled elevations, floor plans and interior sketches for dozens of authentic bungalow designs, many unique to the California …

Church Misericords and Bench Ends (Shire Library)
English | October 20, 2009 | ISBN: 0747807442 | 64 pages | PDF | 10 Mb

Although misericords were originally installed on the hidden undersides of church folding seats to provide comfort to those standing for long periods of prayer, the …