This book is the indispensable guide to the history of architecture in Venice, encompassing the city's fascinating variety of buildings from ancient times to the present day. Completely updated and filled with splendid new illustrations, this edition in... read more
1980. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by light bumping to the front corners and a previous owners bookplate to the front pstedown. The d/w is unclipped and also near fine with only very light edge rubbing. A superior copy. Scans available if required.
"The Great Builders" surveys the careers of forty great architects whose engineering skills were crucial to their success. Sixteen nationalities and seven centuries of architectural innovation make for a survey of spectacular scope and depth. From churches and fortresses to... read more
2011. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine d/w.
|Author:||David Easton; Cynthia Wright (Photographer)|
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|Series:||Real Goods Independent Living Bks.|
The Rammed Earth House is a beautifully illustrated example of how the most dramatic innovations in home design and construction frequently have their origins in the distant past. By rediscovering the most ancient of all building materials#65533;earth#65533;forward-... read more
1996. First edition, first printing. A near fine copy with only superficial corner wear. Scans available if required.
|Series:||Real Goods independent living books|
|Reading Level:||very good|
An guide to building living structures with straw bales. Covers benefits of building with straw bales, safety concerns, building codes, and insurance, and offers techniques for building walls, windows, doors, foundations, roofs, floors, and plastering the straw walls.
1994. A near fine copy only marked by a small crease to the bottom front corner.
Quintet Books, 1993. An ex-library copy in very good condition. The d/w is also very good and in a protective cover.
|Author:||Francesco Boccia (ed)|
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|Series:||Wonders of the World|
Man has never stopped to feel the need to demonstrate his creativity and genius, building throughout the world structures which seem of having become higher and higher, bigger and bigger through the ages. Following a detailed chronological order, this book goes from t... read more
2007. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine d/w which is now in a protective cover. This copy presents as new. Scans available if required.