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Architecture in Motion: The history and development of portable building

Robert Kronenburg - Architecture - 2013 - 328 pages
The idea that architecture can be portable is one that grabs the imagination of both designers and the people who use it, perhaps because it so often forecasts a dynamic and ...
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Glorious Visions: John Soane's Spectacular Theater

Helene Furján - Architecture - 2011 - 208 pages
Strongly interdisciplinary in its scope, this book situates Soane’s house-museum within the broader context of early nineteenth-century British aesthetics, theories of taste ...
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Paradise By Design: Tropical Residences and Resorts by Bensley Design Studios

Architecture - 2013 - 240 pages
Eclectic, baroque and sophisticated—such are the characteristics of the lifestyle resorts and extravagant private residences crafted by the renowned Bensley Design Studios in ...
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Icehouses

Tim Buxbaum - Architecture - 2014 - 56 pages
In the days before refrigeration, the very wealthy would use specially designed icehouses to store food from one season to the next. This book examines the design and ...
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Bungalows

Kathryn Ferry - Architecture - 2014 - 64 pages
Now synonymous with the single storey home, when the bungalow was introduced to Britain in the late 1860s it had more elaborate connotations. Appropriated by colonial officials ...
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Prefab Homes

Elisabeth Blanchet - Architecture - 2014 - 64 pages
At the end of the Second World War Winston Churchill promised to manufacture half a million prefabricated bungalows to ease the housing shortage; in the end more than 156,000 ...
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Old Philadelphia Houses on Society Hill, 1750–1840

Elizabeth B. McCall - Architecture - 2014 - 192 pages
Officially known as Washington Square Park, Philadelphia’s Society Hill district contains an impressive number of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century houses—perhaps as ...
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Trousdale Estates: Mid-Century to Modern in Beverly Hills

Steven M. Price - Architecture - 2016 - 368 pages
A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.
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Beyond Live/Work: The Architecture of Home-based Work

Frances Holliss - Architecture - 2015 - 240 pages
Beyond Live/Work: the architecture of home-based work explores the old but neglected building type that combines dwelling and workplace, the ‘workhome’. It traces a previously ...
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The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

David Kertai - Art - 2015 - 304 pages
The Late Assyrian Empire (c. 900 - 612 BCE) was the first state to rule over the major centres of the Middle East, and the Late Assyrian court inhabited some of the most ...
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