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A crash course in designing and constructing buildingsToo often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of architecture into tedious discourse that would put even Frank Gehry to sleep. Architecture 101 cuts out the boring explanations, and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged ...
Rice's Language of Buildings
The Language of Buildings covers the grammar and vocabulary of British buildings, explaining the evolution of styles from Norman castles to Norman Foster. Its aim is to enable the reader to recognize, understand and date any British building.
San Francisco: Architecture of the San Francisco Bay Area - A History & Guide
The successor to the popular guide book, Architecture and Design: SF (1998), this traveler's companion covers the best in classic and contemporary architecture throughout the Bay Area. The first part of the book surveys the area's architectural history, dating from California's beginnings to the ...
How to Start and Operate Your Own Design Firm: A Guide for Interior Designers and Architects (Second Edition)
Rubeling, Albert W. Jr.
Want to make it big on Broadway—as a techie? Or how about working in smaller regional theater? Careers in Technical Theater explains more than twenty different careers from the perspective of successful theater artists. Included are specialties that have been around for decades, as well as those ...
Denison, Edward (Edt)
Exactly what did Roman architects do for us? Can you identify a voussoir or a vault? What is "architecture of the veil?" Are you able to expound on Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles? And who was the father of the skyscraper? This set of 50 explanations of the innovations, theories, styles, and deve...
The Colosseum Book
By combining history, art, politics, and architecture, as well as the magic of the Colosseum, this fascinating book reveals seven different itineraries to discover one of the most emblematic and evocative monuments in the world.Every year, millions of visitors enter the Colosseum, which represent...
The Sourcebook of Contemporary Green Architecture
Lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs, drawings, floor and aerial plans, The Sourcebook of Contemporary Green Architecture features today's most noteworthy environmentally-friendly architectural projects. Comprehensive chapters account for the core concerns of all architectural project...
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