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Download: Chinese Architecture and the Beaux-Arts

English | Jan. 23, 2011 | ISBN: 0824834569 | 408 Pages | PDF | 17 MB In the early twentieth century, Chinese traditional architecture and the French-derived methods of the ��cole des Beaux-Arts converged in the United States when Chinese students were given scholarships to train as architects...
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Download: Architecture for a Changing World

English | Nov. 10, 1992 | ISBN: 1854901737 | 214 Pages | PDF | 102 MB Recent social, political and environmental upheavals have had a two-fold effect on the built environment in Third World countries. They have destroyed the traditional cultural structure in rural areas, which has led...
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Download: Detroit’s Historic Places of Worship

2012 | 272 Pages | ISBN: 0814334245 | PDF | 132 MB In Detroit’s Historic Places of Worship, authors Marla O. Collum, Barbara E. Krueger, and Dorothy Kostuch profile 37 architecturally and historically significant houses of worship that represent 8 denominations and nearly 150 years of history. The...
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Download: Material Strategies: Innovative Applications in Architecture

English | 2011 | ISBN: 1568989865 | 160 Pages | PDF | 20 MB Blaine Brownell’s best-selling Transmaterial series has introduced designers to hundreds of emergent materials that have the potential to transform our built environment. In our new Architecture Brief, Material Strategies, Brownell shows architects how creative...
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Download: Earth Architecture

English | Nov. 3, 2008 | ISBN: 1568987676 | 208 Pages | PDF | 20 MB Civilizations throughout time have used it to create stable warm low-impact structures. The world’s first skyscrapers were built of mud brick. Paul Revere Chairman Mao and Ronald Reagan all lived in earth...
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Download: Travel, Space, Architecture

English | June 28, 2009 | ISBN: 0754648273 | 352 Pages | PDF | 9 MB Travel, Space, Architecture defines a new theoretical territory in architectural and urban scholarship that frames the processes of spatial production through the notion of travel. By aligning architectural thinking with current critical...
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