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COLONIAL BUILDINGS; MACARTHUR GROWTH CENTRE

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Macarthur Development Board: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 001962


A comprehensive book listing the Colonial Buildings in the Macarthur Growth Centre, of Campbelltown, Camden and Appin and surrounding towns and villages. Includes maps, diagrams, photographs and line drawings. View more info

The Historic Hotels of Paris A Select Guide

By: Arnold, Wendy

Price: $19.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 008648


Part of a series, Arnold has chosen 32 hotels to feature in this as the epitome of Parisian elegance. French flaps (how apt) enclose 96 luscious pp. View more info

The Genesis of Modern British Town Planning, a Study in Economic and Social History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

By: Ashorth, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1972

Seller ID: 008797


study of this subject. Includes a long section on the creation of new model villages and towns from New Lanark to Letchworth. ex-lib -borrowed twice - usual library indicators - book in great order throughout View more info

Paris

By: Bialestowski, Alice

Price: $22.00

Publisher: France, Assouline: 1999

Seller ID: 011531


79 crisp pp, less than 500g to post. A stroll through Paris is a stroll through time. The City of Light marries architecture, old and new, and captivates as much with its rich, incredibly diverse artistic heritage as with its history. This book provides a chronological presentation of more than thirty of the most noteworthy sites and buildings in Paris -- from the Saint-Germain-des Pres church, boasting one of the oldest Romanesque belltowers in France, to the Pont Neuf,... View more info

The Monastic World

By: Brooke, Christopher

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paul Elek: 1974

Seller ID: 010047


Indeed a weighty tome with some 272pp & almost 2 and a halk kilos of informattion at your fingertips. Wim Swaan's photos are throughout as well as diagrams & layouts. View more info

Lutyens and the Edwardians: an English architect and his Clients

By: Brown, Jane

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 1997

Seller ID: 011596


276 crisp pp & almost a kilo to post. This book is designed as a companion to the author's book about the association between Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll - "Gardens of a Golden Afternoon". Lutyens was a humanist who was involved in the lives of all his clients. The houses he built for them express his delight in life in their fusion of enthusiasm and inventive design. This book provides a fascinating insight into the work of this country's most important ar... View more info

In And Around The Rocks

By: Coleman, J

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, View Productions: 2001

Seller ID: 008051


103 wonderful pp with photos, sketches & watercolours of this heritage area of Sydney. dj & book in great condition. View more info

Old Colonial Buildings of Australia

By: Dupain, Max

Price: $33.00

Seller ID: 009347


1.2 kgs, 176 clean well bound pp, Interesting book on the more Georgian type of old buildings in Australia. In illust. dustjacket. Profusely illust. with frontisp., b/w and col. photographic plates of which most full-page and some double-page and illust. endpapers.1st edition. Intro by JM Freeland View more info

La Dolce Vita Living in Italy

By: Fairweather, Catherine

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Australia, Cameron House: 2001

Seller ID: 009225


192 perfect pages to inspire (envy) & encourage the Italophiles to either sell up & try the Medchange or do some major renovations. Book in great order. Approx 1.4kg View more info

Bali Modern The Art of Tropical Living

By: Francione, Gianni

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Periplus Editions: 2002

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 008647


Shimmering pavilions, open verandas, living rooms that invite the outside landscape in - these are all part of the Balinese tropical experience. Gianni Francione is an architect from Turin, North Italy, who has lived in Bali for over 20 years. He is inspired by tribal art and the vernacular architectural tradition of Indonesia, and has designed countless tropical homes. Book in great order.176pp 1kg+ View more info

EUROTUNNEL; An Illustrated History of the Channel Tunnel Scheme

By: Haining Peter

Price: $54.00

Publisher: New English Library, England: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002128


Well researched and presented by Peter Haining, this illustrated history of the Channel Tunnel Scheme follows the scheme from its original conception to its completion, and includes historical b/w phootographs and lithographs. View more info

THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

By: Hubble Ava

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Lansdowne, Sydney: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002074


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BUILDER OF DREAMS

By: Mallon Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rigby Australia: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007811


The biography of architect Francis Greenway. A masterly portrait of the artistic genius who designed some of Sydney's most beautiful buildings, showing hos his fortunes were shaped both by circumstance and by his own excitable, unpredictable nature. No detail is spared in the telling of Greenway's story, and result is a powerful and realistic evocation of an exciting, turbulent era in Australia's history. As New condition Review copy. View more info

Fast Works

By: Pat Woolley

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Australia, Wild & Woolley: 1996

Seller ID: 010216


The 1996 sampler of 'Fast Books' writing, drawing and photography by Mona Brand, Harold Cazneaux, Beverley Farnshaw, Zeny Edwards, Hudson Fish, george Gittoes, Clive kain, Patrick O'Tarpaig, Alec Preda & Kent Whitmore. Unpaginated but say 175pp, faults? alas rear cover has a diagonal crease o/wise all pp clean bright & well bound. View more info

Frank Lloyd Wright Master Builder

By: Pfeiffer, BB

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson: 2003

Seller ID: 010552


240 perfect pp, approx 800g packed for post, French flaps enclose a wonderfully illustrated record of Wright's design adventures. This remarkable book presents twenty-five of the most renowned and significant buildings of America's premier architect, from his early Prairie work at Oak Park, Illinois, in the 1890s to his daring creations of the 1940s and 1950s. What can you say about Wright, he was a man among men. A great book of his genius, portraying 25 of his projects... View more info

Will Alsop Book 1

By: Powell, Kenneth

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Laurence King: 2001

Seller ID: 010539


Will Allen Alsop, OBE RA (born 12 December 1947) is a British architect based in London. He is responsible for several distinctive and controversial modernist buildings, most in the United Kingdom. Alsop's buildings are usually distinguished by their use of bright colour and unusual forms. He is, according to an April 2007 article in The Observer, "obviously not a man familiar with gyms" Will Alsop is one of the most exciting British architects working today, re... View more info

MIES VAN DER ROHE A Critical Biography

By: Schulze Franz

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007981


Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe was one of the 20th century's most illustrious architects. This biography draws upon original research, on personal interviews and on the holdings of the Mies van der Rohe Archive of the Museum of Modern Art to reveal a fascinating image of the man behind the legend. View more info

Roman Architecture

By: Sear, Frank

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Batsford Academic: 1982

Seller ID: 008772


Batsford Academic and Educational Ltd, London, 1982. ex-library with usual marks etc Hardback book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: fair only because an enthusiastic librarian creased it when putting on plastic cover, unclipped. B/w Photographs, Plans and Drawings (illustrator). 10 x 7.5". inside clean and tight. With 183 photographs, maps and drawings. The Roman Empire extended far beyond Italy and so did its architecture. There are therefore extensive chap... View more info

Dartmoor's War Prison & Church 1805-1817

By: Stanbrook, Elisabeth

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Quay Publications: 2002

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 008544


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The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright A Complete Catalog

By: Storrer, William

Price: $47.00

Publisher: USA, MIT Press:

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 009812


Arranged chronologically, provides a revised and updated edition of the authoritative guide to all of Wright's architecture. will be indispensable for anyone fascinated with Wright's unique architectural genius - the catalog allows readers to trace the progression of Frank Lloyd Wright's built designs from the early Prairie school works to the last building constructed to Wright's specifications on the original site--the Aime and Norman Lykes residence. "The Architec... View more info