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'Gems of American Architecture' By Daniel Warvelle Harbaugh
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A reprint of the classic spoof 'Gems of American Architure'by William Royal Greer,1935; with added Addendum of similar outhouse humor.
American Protestant Architecture: Authenticity in the Virtual Church By Jonathan Edens
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Design principles for the sacred architecture of the church of the future.
American Protestant Architecture: Authenticity in the Virtual Church By Jonathan Edens
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Design principles for the sacred architecture of the church of the future.
The Architecture of Diplomacy By Jane Loeffler
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This fascinating book reveals the complex interplay of architecture, politics, and power in the history of America's embassy-building program. Through colorful personalities, bizarre episodes, and... More > high drama this compelling story takes readers from "inspection" junkets by Congressmen to bugged offices at the Moscow embassy to the daring rescue of American personnel in Somalia. Rigorously researched and lucidly written, this new edition, updated in the face of the embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998 and events of September 11, 2001, continues the clear and often charged story of how America presents itself abroad, trying to balance an open and welcoming political philosophy with increasing concern for security in a world beset by terrorism. The book will appeal to anybody interested in American history and the complicated issue of representing political power through building.< Less
The Architecture of Diplomacy By Jane Loeffler
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This fascinating book reveals the complex interplay of architecture, politics, and power in the history of America's embassy-building program. Through colorful personalities, bizarre episodes, and... More > high drama this compelling story takes readers from "inspection" junkets by Congressmen to bugged offices at the Moscow embassy to the daring rescue of American personnel in Somalia. Rigorously researched and lucidly written, this new edition, updated in the face of the embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998 and events of September 11, 2001, continues the clear and often charged story of how America presents itself abroad, trying to balance an open and welcoming political philosophy with increasing concern for security in a world beset by terrorism. The book will appeal to anybody interested in American history and the complicated issue of representing political power through building.< Less
Architecture and Moment By Paul Lorenz
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A monograph of 12 drawings from 2011 by American artist Paul Lorenz
1892 American Architecture: Vanderbilt Houses, Brooklyn Bridge, Chicago, and much more By Montgomery Schulyer
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The point of view.--Concerning Queen Anne.--The Vanderbilt houses.--The Brooklyn Bridge as a monument.--An American cathedral.--Glimpses of western architecture: I. Chicago. II. St. Paul and... More > Minneapolis< Less
Computerizing an Architectural Design Process: Toward the Development of Unique Variations for the American Home By Jeremy Roh
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Your home should be more than a meaningless collection of rooms and your neighborhood should be more then endless repeating sameness. The home that you live in should be designed and customized... More > around you, the way that you have always intended to live your life, and reflect your one-of-a-kind personality. You should not have to fit your life into a home forced on you by market trends or the only floor plan options offered by homebuilders. A handful of architects are now experimenting with new technologies and design strategies to gain more influence within the American housing industry. By introducing new concepts in computerized client interation and configuration design tools, a broader economic spectrum of society will have access to customized design. The ensuing graduate thesis investigates precedents in past housing strategies, theories and experiments in computational design, construction methods, ideas in preference collection, and the development of prototype software applications.< Less
Computerizing an Architectural Design Process: Toward the Development of Unique Variations for the American Home By Jeremy Roh
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Your home should be more than a meaningless collection of rooms and your neighborhood should be more then endless repeating sameness. The home that you live in should be designed and customized... More > around you, the way that you have always intended to live your life, and reflect your one-of-a-kind personality. You should not have to fit your life into a home forced on you by market trends or the only floor plan options offered by homebuilders. A handful of architects are now experimenting with new technologies and design strategies to gain more influence within the American housing industry. By introducing new concepts in computerized client interation and configuration design tools, a broader economic spectrum of society will have access to customized design. The ensuing graduate thesis investigates precedents in past housing strategies, theories and experiments in computational design, construction methods, ideas in preference collection, and the development of prototype software applications.< Less
Gargoyles, Grotesques & Green Men: Ancient Symbolism in European & American Architecture By Gary R. Varner
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The symbols and strange images that we find in our cemeteries, religious structures, banks and in our parks are the same symbols that have been part of the framework of the human psyche for thousands... More > of years. While contemporary man may think that they are simply decorative manifestations of a by-gone era, they represent the fears, dreams, ideas, beliefs and struggles that humankind has endured since we began to walk upright. This book surveys many of these icons and will give a meaning for them both in the context of ancient history and folklore as well as a meaning that is suitable for our contemporary times. Illustrated with dozens of photographs, this book will be of interest to anyone interested in historic preservation, ancient symbolism, the Green Man and the universal application of imagery. Gary R. Varner has written numerous books on ancient traditions, folklore, the environment and contemporary issues. He is a member of the American Folklore Society and the Foundation for Mythological Studies.< Less

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