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Yin Yu Tang: The Architecture and Daily Life of a Chinese House

Nancy Berliner - Architecture - 2012 - 192 pages
With hundreds of photographs and a wealth of information Yin Yu Tang tells the history of a traditional Chinese house and the fascinating stories of its occupants. In the late ...
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Traditional Japanese Architecture: An Exploration of Elements and Forms

Mira Locher - Architecture - 2012 - 224 pages
By examining the Japanese history of buildings and building designs from prehistory to modern day, lovers of Japan will develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of this ...
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Chinese Bridges: Living Architecture From China's Past

Ronald G. Knapp - Architecture - 2012 - 272 pages
Bridges, the least known and understood of China's many wonders, are one of its most striking and resilient feats of architectural prowess. Chinese Bridges brings together a ...
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Houston Lost and Unbuilt

Steven Strom - Architecture - 2010 - 188 pages
Offers a fascinating look at what has been lost--and what might have been built--in Houston and sounds a call or preserve what is left of Houston's built heritage before more ...
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Time Frames: Conservation Policies for Twentieth-Century Architectural Heritage

Ugo Carughi, Massimo Visone - Architecture - 2017 - 502 pages
Time Frames provides a reconnaissance on the conservation rules and current protection policies of more than 100 countries, with particular attention to the emerging nations ...
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Historic Seattle Architecture: The Aesthetic Alchemy of Ambiance and Chaos

Marques Vickers - Architecture - 2017 - 265 pages
“Historic Seattle Architecture” is author and photographer Marques Vickers’ illustrated edition of the city’s most prominent high-rise constructions built between 1890-1930 ...
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Desolate Barns of the American West: Abandoned Institutions of Northern ...

Marques Vickers - Architecture - 2017 - 145 pages
“Desolate Barns of the West” is a photographic celebration of abandoned barns and silos located in rural Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. Author and ...
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