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Architectural History By Kelly Yannucci/ RoViSa
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A professor and a student go to study a building and discover love.
The History of Architecture 1905-2008 By Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi
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It is easier to discover on your own the thirty reasons why to download the LPP History of Architecture 1905-2008. 1000 pages of stories and ideas written in clear and accessible language,... More > illustrated with 400 images. A book useful to students thanks to its cost and its semplicity of consultation, important for scholars because it breaks myths, preconceptions and commonplaces.< Less
HISTORY By Richard Stanford
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History is a collection of black-and-white photographs. History is about the homes people have left behind on the side of the highway; the careless marks they have left on a city’s walls; the... More > remembrance statues they have carved; the dreams of childhood and of walking; and History. Over the past thirty years Richard Stanford’s photos have been exhibited at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Skelly Gallery, Workshop Gallery, Critical Eye Gallery, Arbor Gallery, and Cornwall Regional Art Gallery. The photos are also a bridge from the days of silver nitrate to digital c-print photography; so too History.< Less
Architecture of Heaven By Rayn Gryphon
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Let us, in the beginning, accept for a moment the suggestion that the most powerful force in the Universe is the force of human thought. Let us allow for the time being that when any image or icon... More > is created into which a significant amount of human thought, individual or collective, is placed then all further thought placed into that image, consciously or not, is boosted by many orders of magnitude, given the power of thought stored in space. Behold the World today, with histories like ancient rivers slow and steady running through all the lands of time, space and ideas into which we, too, shall dip our mouths and hands, watching our thoughts scatter across the face of the Earth like so many sparks. You there, and you, and you, and you - You are all creators of this Light. For into you, alone, hath been placed the most powerful image of all, an image though unseen of all conceivable Happiness on every plane of being at once. Such is the Light of the World. A story where many stories could live.< Less
Architecture in Limbo By Jouke Sieswerda & Wouter Oostendorp
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A brief history of a modernist city expansion of Amsterdam: the Bijlmermeer. The book focuses on the design of the collective and public spaces in the Bijlmer and the influence of the built... More > environment on social conditions.< Less
Architectural Reenactment By Ross Hoekstra
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Concerning the reenactment of historic Swedish and Danish architecture and folk life of the 19th century made manifest at SKANSEN & DEN GAMLE BY. Containing, besides descriptions of the types of... More > architectural reenactment and its particular lineage, a variety of NEW, USEFUL, AND ENTERTAINING MATTER about architecture, history, spectacle, authenticity, & the picturesque.< 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
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
Illusionism in Architecture By Apollo Spiliotis
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Optical illusions have appealed to the mind of spectators throughout history, and have had great impact when combined with architectural elements. Illusionary methods have been used by artists and... More > architects since antiquity, but only during the Renaissance were they scientifically analysed to produce the techniques of perspective, anamorphosis, and their integration with trompe l’oeil. This paper is a study of these methods employed by artists and architects, focusing on the invention and evolution of the technique of anamorphosis from its birth during the Italian Renaissance. By analysing a compilation of early and contemporary cases of architectural illusionism in two and three dimensions, the methods used to manipulate observers’ perceptions are explored in detail. By reintroducing these techniques of the past into contemporary practice they can prove very beneficial by producing enhancing spaces when spatial or economic restraints must be overcome.< Less
Illusionism in Architecture By Apollo Spiliotis
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Optical illusions have appealed to the mind of spectators throughout history, and have had great impact when combined with architectural elements. Illusionary methods have been used by artists and... More > architects since antiquity, but only during the Renaissance were they scientifically analysed to produce the techniques of perspective, anamorphosis, and their integration with trompe l’oeil. This paper is a study of these methods employed by artists and architects, focusing on the invention and evolution of the technique of anamorphosis from its birth during the Italian Renaissance. By analysing a compilation of early and contemporary cases of architectural illusionism in two and three dimensions, the methods used to manipulate observers’ perceptions are explored in detail. By reintroducing these techniques of the past into contemporary practice they can prove very beneficial by producing enhancing spaces when spatial or economic restraints must be overcome.< Less

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