all ebooks in category: Architecture History & Periods (37)

«The Story of Ancient Egypt (Serapis Classics)» by James Baikie
English | ISBN: 9783963135163 | EPUB | 2.9 MB

If we were asked to name the most interesting country in the world, I suppose that most people would say Palestine—not because there is anything …

Broken Glass: Mies van der Rohe, Edith Farnsworth, and the Fight Over a Modernist Masterpiece
English | March 17th, 2020 | ISBN: 0399592717 | 352 pages | EPUB | 9.19 MB

The true story of the intimate relationship that gave birth to the Farnsworth House, a masterpiece of twentieth-century architecture—and disintegrated into a bitter feud over …

Captured Landscape: Architecture and the Enclosed Garden, 2nd Edition
2019 | ISBN: 1138679240, 1138679259 | English | 300 pages | PDF | 57 MB

The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture and landscape come together. It has a long and varied history, ranging from the …

Crossroads: History of Science, History of Art: Essays by David Speiser, vol. II
English | PDF | 2011 | 160 Pages | ISBN : 3034801386 | 19.38 MB

This collection of essays on relationships between science, history of science, history of art and philosophy is a multi-faceted sequel to the first volume, <i>Discovering …

Building the State: Architecture, Politics, and State Formation in Postwar Central Europe
English | May 28, 2013 | ISBN: 041562293X | EPUB | 224 pages | 3.2 MB

The built environment of former socialist countries is often deemed uniform and drab, an apt reflection of a repressive regime. Building the State peeks behind …

The Afterlife of the Roman City: Architecture and Ceremony in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1107069181 | 296 pages | PDF | 10,3 MB

This book offers a new and surprising perspective on the evolution of cities across the Roman Empire in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages …

The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome
English | March 28, 2006 | ISBN: 0060525347 | EPUB | 336 pages | 0.3 MB

The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend. Enormously talented and ambitious artists, they met …

Phantom Architecture
English | ISBN: 1471166414 | 2017 | 252 pages | PDF | 6 MB

A skyscraper one mile high, a dome covering most of downtown Manhattan, a triumphal arch in the form of an elephant: some of the most …

Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands
English | 2015 | ISBN: 081306063X | 368 pages | PDF | 6,3 MB

“Brings together for the first time all the major sites of this part of the Maya world and helps us understand how the ancient Maya …

The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire
English | 2019 | ISBN: 1138055921 | 230 Pages | PDF | 34 MB

The aim of this book is to explore the significance of the concept of ‘monument' in the context of the Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BC), with …