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Warwick: Its preservation and redevelopment

By: Abercrombie, Patrick and Nickson, Richard

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press (for Warwick Borough Council): 1949

Seller ID: 005727


Brick-red cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, previous owners name on front endpaper. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light suffing and soiling Small chip missing to base of spine of dustjacket. Not price-clipped. Dustjacket design by Herbert Spencer. 151pp. Many b/w illustrations. Three fold-out stage plans, two in colour.This book presents the report and plan for the preservation and rede... View more info

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Period Houses and their Details

By: Amery, Colin (ed.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press: 1974

Seller ID: 005956


Blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Previous ownsers name on front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Sunning to spine and immediate surrounding area. Not price-clipped. 15 pp. introduction plus 212 b/w plates. This book covers architectural details from mainly the 17th and 18th centuries. It provides an accurate record of how buildlings were put together in a period in which... View more info

Funktionalismens Genombrott Och Kris: Svenskt Bostadsbyggande 1930-80

By: Andersson, Henrik O. (foreword)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Arkitekturmuesse Och Bokforlaget Prisma: 1989

Seller ID: 003453


NB: Text is in Swedish throughout. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 164pp. Profusely illustrated in b/w. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Venice Restored 1966-1986: The Unesco Campaign and the Contribution of private Organizations

By: Asso, Margherita

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Milan, Electa: 1991

Seller ID: 005335


Black cloth with title in white on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Hint of sunning to very edges of pages. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 236pp. Several colour and many b/w illustrations. After the very severe flooding of Venice in November 1966, a group of private bodies responded to the plea made by Unesco to gather funds and arrange to restore the most important monuments there. The campaign included cutti... View more info

The Work of John Vanbrugh

By: Beard, Geoffrey

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1986

Seller ID: 002460


Black hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 176pp. 127 illustrations. The colourful life and architectural achievements of John Vanbrugh (1664-1726) are presented here in a detailed text by Geoffrey Beard, and photographs by Anthony Kersting. A short account of Vanbrugh's triple career - soldier, playwright, architect is followed by sequence of photographs, su... View more info

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The Art of Designed Environments in the Netherlands

By: Benjamin III, Lloyd W.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/Utrecht, Stichting Kunst En bedrijf/Reflex: 1983

Seller ID: 005336


Softcover with dustjacket. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions Dustjacket condition: Good, with light sunning and shelfwear to jacket edges. 176pp. Many colour illustrates. This book, produced in collaboration with IBM, discusses the use of art within the work environment and public spaces in the Netherlands, illustrating the concept with a selection of projects dating from approximately 1960-1985, including the design for... View more info

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Atlanta

By: Bernardo, Jordi and Prat, Ramon

Price: £39.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Actar: 1995

Seller ID: 005679


Text is in English, Spanish (Catala and Castellano) and French. Paper covered boards with title in cream on maroon cloth spine. Condition: Very good, with light rubbing to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Includes essays by Rem Koolhaas, Enric Miralles and Randal Roark View more info

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The Architecture of Philippe Starck

By: Bertoni, Franco

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Academy Editions: 1994

Seller ID: 005555


Black cloth with title in dark grey on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 223pp. Many colour illustrations. Philippe Starck (.1949) is most well known for his work as a designer, for example of chairs, beds, tables and kitchen equipment. In this book his architectural activity (up to date of publication in 1994) is dealt with for the first time, and includes his interiors for the C... View more info

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Kengo Kuma: Selected Works

By: Bognar, Botond

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Princeton Architectural Press: 2005

Seller ID: 005898


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers, binding sound, no inscriptions. 207pp. Many colour illustrations. This book features the work of the Japanese architect, Kengo Kuma (b.1954), and includes details of 24 of his most important projects, such as the Museum of Ando Hiroshige, the Stone Museum and Horai Onsen Bath House View more info

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Arup Associates: The biography of an architectural practice

By: Brawne, Michael

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005639


Black hardcover with title i silver on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Hint of sunning to very edges of pages. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 200pp. Many b/w and a few colour illustrations. This book deals with the work of the teams of architects, engineers and quantity surveyors who make up the integrated design practice of Arup Associates from its inception in 1963 to the date of publication of the book, 1983. The pr... View more info

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Rob Mallet-Stevens - La Villa Noailles (Monographies d'architecture)

By: Briolle, Cecile, et al.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Marseilles, France, Editions Parentheses: 1990

Seller ID: 004284


NB: Text is in French throughout. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with some sunning to cover edges. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 119pp. Many b/w illustrations. Scarce. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Eliot Noyes

By: Bruce, Gordon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 2006

Seller ID: 005594


Brown hardcover with title black on spine and front cover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 240pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. This book was the first monograph to trace the life of Eliot Noyes (1910-1977), an architect and industrial designer who began his career working in the office of Walter Gropius. A catalyst figure, he brought together some of the most significant talents from all f... View more info

Practical Plane Geometry

By: Burchett, E.S.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London and Glasgow, William Collins, Sons, and Co.: 0

Seller ID: 001950


Brown cloth with titles in gilt on spine and cover. No date, but introduction is dated 1875. Condition: Fair, covers are shelfworn, particularly spine. Spine and cover corners bumped. Binding sound. Some pencil notes on blank page facing title page. Some foxing to endpapers and occasionally within text. Includes a section on constructions, i.e. how to construct various types of triangles, squares and trapezions, and sections on curves, circles and lines. Many b/w diagram... View more info

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El Croquis 124 - Eduardo Souto de Moura 1995-2005: The Naturalness of Things

By: Cecilia, Fernando Marquez and Levene, Richard

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Madrid, Spain, El Croquis: 2005

Seller ID: 006019


NB: Dual text in English and Spanish.Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 229pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. Includes details of projects such as Braga Municipal Stadium, the Braganca Cenre for Contemporary Art and Cinema's House Manoel de Oliveira View more info

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El Croquis 68/69+95 - Alvaro Siza 1958-2000 (Omnibus Volume - Revised and extended edition)

By: Cecilia, Fernando Marquez and Levene, Richard (eds.)

Price: £160.00

Publisher: Madrid, Spain, El Croquis: 2000

Seller ID: 006020


NB: Dual text in English and Spanish. Hardcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 507pp. Many colour and b/w illustrations. Includes details of many projects such as the Serralves Foundation, the Avelino Duarte House and Baixa/Chiado Underground Station. Also included are an essay on Siza by William J.R.Curtis and a transcript of a conversation, together with... View more info

Constructing the Town Upon the Town - Transformation of Contemporary Urban Site - Europan 4, European Results

By: Chirat, Sylvie (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, Europan: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003704


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers and light sunning to spine. 337pp. Profusely illustrated in colour. A handbook illustrating the results of Europan 4, the fourth session of the European Competitions for new architecture. 65 sites are selected for display from the 18 countries taking part, including Birmingham and Manchester in England, Caragena in Spain and Amsterdam in the Netherlands. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Planning and Creation of an Environment: Experiences in the Ysselmeer Polders

By: Constandse, Dr.A.K.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 's Gravenhage , Netherlands, Staatsdrukkerij- en Uitgeverijbedrijf: 1967

Seller ID: 003061


NB: Text is in English throughout. Card covers. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 89pp. 69 b/w illustrations. The history and evolution of the physical planning of the Ysselmeer Polders. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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English Collegiate Churches of the Middle Ages

By: Cook, G.H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix House Ltd.: 1959

Seller ID: 004726


Red buckram with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light browning and light foxing to endpapers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, gneerally shelfworn and lighly browned and soiled with a watersplash mark to base of jacket around the spine, not affecting the bopok in any way. Not price-clipped. 228pp. 55 b/w plates and 33 b/w plans. The author writes about the formation of collegiate churches in England, their constitution, way of li... View more info

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The Sense of Continuity in a Hertfordshire Parish: a Study of Anstey

By: Cook, Olive

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire, Nuthampstead Preservation Association: 1970

Seller ID: 005219


Undated, but c.1970. Card covered stapled book. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light soiling to covers. Some browning and light foxing to reverse of covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 60pp. Many b/w photographic illustrations, taken by Olive Cook's husband, Edwin Smith. This publication was commissioned by the Nuthampstead Preservation Society to help prevent the siting of a third London airport in the area. Olive Cook (1912-2002) describes the vi... View more info

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Bartlett Book of Ideas

By: Cook, Peter (ed.)

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, The Bartlett School of Architecture: 2000

Seller ID: 005523


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. 144pp. 215 illustrations, mostly in colour. London's Bartlett School of architecture was rocked in the 1990s' by a storm of design experimentation, shattering the conventional boundaries of architecture. The student projects illustrated in this book accompanied by extracts from student texts and conversations between Bartlett teachers show the range of approaches displayed by Bartlett students over that dec... View more info