Ancient Egyptian Construction and Architecture

Author: Somers Clarke,Reginald Engelbach

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486264858

Category: Architecture

Page: 242

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Provides description and analysis of Egyptian building practices.
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Guide to the Literature of Art History 2

Author: Max Marmor,Alex Ross

Publisher: Amer Library Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 899

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Among the most engaging genres of scholarly literature, art history and architecture history publications appeal to the eye as well as the intellect. In the late 20th century the literature of art history has been documented by two standard reference bibliographies published by the American Library Association: Mary Chamberlin's Guide to Art Reference Books (ALA 1959), and Guide to the Literature of Art History by Etta Arntzen and Robert Rainwater (ALA Editions, 1980). Now, a new supplementary volume, Guide to the Literature of Art History 2 (ALA Editions, 2004) has arrived to record and annotate the best art and architecture books and journals published worldwide in the last two decades of the 20th century. supplement its predecessor by recording important publications produced primarily in western languages. Adopting the chapter and numbering system of the first volume, GLAH 2 will help art scholars keep abreast of more recent publications in art and architectural history. An expert team of 24 contributors has come together with editors Max Marmor and Alex Ross to produce this significant work, featuring new titles, volumes, editions, and reprints, while providing ample cross referencing to GLAH 1. and Cultural Heritage, which covers the literature of art preservation and art law. Librarians and scholars will welcome the new collection development information, including: The best electronic art and architectural history sources. Cumulative 40-year bibliography of art history literature, with GLAH 1. Critical selection of nearly all literature in art history, primarily in Western European languages, since 1977. Resources for art historians outside their areas of specialization. architectural literature for the last two decades of the 20th century, Guide to the Literature of Art History 2 is the authoritative, must-have resource for all art history students, institutions, and agencies.
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The Origins of Modern Architecture

Selected Essays from "architectural Record"

Author: Eric Uhlfelder

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486401454

Category: Architecture

Page: 299

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Encompassing 22 articles originally published in the distinguished magazine Architectural Record between 1891 and 1914 , this volume features fascinating items such as William Fryer's outline of the technology that enabled skyscraper construction, Frank Lloyd Wright's seminal essay "In the Cause of Architecture," and much more. Over 250 black-and-white illustrations. Index.
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Craftsman Bungalows

59 Homes from the Craftsman

Author: Gustav Stickley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486258294

Category: Architecture

Page: 151

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Provides floorplans and descriptions for bungalow-style homes that originally appeared in Gustav Stickley's magazine, The Craftsman
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Greek and Roman Architecture in Classic Drawings

Author: Hector d’Espouy

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486156443

Category: Architecture

Page: 160

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Perhaps the finest record of classical architecture ever made. Detailed illustrations offer unparalleled three-dimensionality and effects of scale. Parthenon, Roman temples, Pantheon, Colosseum, many others. Introductory notes. Preface. 127 plates.
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Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians

Author: Bob Brier,A. Hoyt Hobbs

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313303135

Category: History

Page: 253

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Explores the daily lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt through reconstructions based on hieroglyphic inscriptions, paintings from tombs, and scenes from temple walls.
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Plantation Houses and Mansions of the Old South

Author: J. Frazer Smith

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486142221

Category: Architecture

Page: 256

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DIVRich survey ranges from pioneer cabins to French Provincial and Neoclassic revivals. Extensive commentary on each building, with over 100 detailed illustrations, including 36 floor plans. Bibliography. /div
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Anaximander and the Architects

The Contributions of Egyptian and Greek Architectural Technologies to the Origins of Greek Philosophy

Author: Robert Hahn

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791447949

Category: Science

Page: 326

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Uses textual and archaeological evidence to argue that emerging Egyptian and Greek architectural technologies were crucial to the origins and development of Greek philosophy.
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Brunelleschi

Studies of His Technology and Inventions

Author: Frank D. Prager,Gustina Scaglia

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486157288

Category: Architecture

Page: 176

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Comprehensive book describes how Filippo Brunelleschi built the dome of Florence's famed cathedral: masonry techniques, construction concepts, and more. 28 halftones. 18 line illustrations.
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My Father, Frank Lloyd Wright

Author: John Lloyd Wright

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486140628

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

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Charming memoir, by his son, of Wright as genius, father, and family man. The book also includes the complete text of William C. Gannet's The House Beautiful, a work designed by Wright. 10 halftones.
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Der Städtebau nach seinen künstlerischen Grundsätzen

vermehrt um «Grossstadtgrün»

Author: Camillo Sitte

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 9783764366926

Category: Architecture

Page: 216

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Diese Arbeit, erstmals 1889 publiziert, veränderte die Stadtplanung in vielerlei Hinsicht. Sie war nicht nur ein Manifest, sondern gleichzeitig seit Albertis Schrift «De re aedificatoria» das erste Buch, das die künstlerischen Aspekte des Städtebaus systematisch darstellte.
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Das Bild der Stadt

Author: Kevin Lynch

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 3035602166

Category: Architecture

Page: 215

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Wie orientieren wir uns in einer Stadt? Woher rühren unsere ganz fest umrissenen visuellen Vorstellungen? Um diese Fragen beantworten zu können, studierte Kevin Lynch die Erfahrungen von Menschen und zeigt damit, wie man das Bild der Stadt wieder lebendiger und einprägsamer machen könnte.
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Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt

Author: Jon Manchip White

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486143570

Category: History

Page: 208

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Remarkably accurate picture of Egyptian life from the end of the third millenium BC to the Greek occupation in 330 BC. "A handy reference tool." — Horn Book. 120 illustrations.
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The modern architect

a classic Victorian stylebook and carpenter's manual

Author: Edward Shaw

Publisher: Dover Pubns

ISBN: 9780486289212

Category: Architecture

Page: 193

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Rare book by influential 19th-century American architect includes general survey of architecture, specific characteristics of Egyptian, Greco-Roman, Gothic, other styles. Also, arrangement and construction of dwelling-houses and buildings in general. Over 200 plans, elevations and renderings. New Introduction.
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Perspective in Architecture and Painting

An Unabridged Reprint of the English-and-Latin Edition of the 1693 "Perspectiva Pictorum Et Architectorum"

Author: Andrea Pozzo

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 223

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Influential classic spread Italian baroque style to northern Europe, Britain. Rare 1707 English edition. Over 300 decorative cuts and figures.
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The English Castle

An Account of Its Development as a Military Structure

Author: A. Hamilton Thompson

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 384

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Simultaneously a seat of government, a military base, a private residence, and a retreat for besieged locals, the medieval castle abounds in both history and romance. This evocative survey traces the rise of fortresses across England and Wales, with 200 photographs, drawings, and plans. Sites include York Castle, Conway Castle, Dover Castle, and Kenilworth Castle.
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