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Crusader Castles

Hugh Kennedy - Architecture - 1994 - 221 pages
The castles built in the Middle East by the Christian crusaders in the 12th and 13th centuries were among the most impressive built anywhere in the Middle Ages. This book is ...
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Revolution of Forms: Cuba's Forgotten Art Schools

John A. Loomis - Architecture - 1999 - 186 pages
"A revolution of forms is a revolution of essentials."-Jos Mart, Cuban intellectual and independence leader. Although the current surge of interest in Cuba has extended to that ...
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Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, and the Skyscraper

Donald Hoffmann - Architecture - 1998 - 92 pages
This profusely illustrated work offers abundant insights into the early development of the skyscraper and the influence of two master builders who played key roles in its ...
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Architecture and Power in the Ancient Andes: The Archaeology of Public Buildings

Jerry D. Moore - Architecture - 1996 - 256 pages
"Compares plans of 22 structures on the Peruvian north coast dating from preceramic to Chimu. Uses objective criteria to assess social purpose (centrality, ubiquity); symbolic ...
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Houses of God: Region, Religion, and Architecture in the United States

Peter W. Williams - Architecture - 2000 - 344 pages
Houses of Godis the first broad survey of American religious architecture, a cultural cross-country expedition that will benefit travelers as much as scholars. Beautifully ...
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Urban Design in Western Europe: Regime and Architecture, 900-1900

Wolfgang Braunfels - Architecture - 1990 - 422 pages
"What makes a city endure and prosper? In this masterful survey of a thousand years of urban architecture, Wolfgang Braunfels identifies certain themes common to cities as ...
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