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Minimalism

How To Live A Meaningful Life With A Minimalist Lifestyle; Design Your Life With More Of Less

by Cary Millburn

<p><strong>Learn that there is another way to live than collecting more stuff, burning through cash on things we don't need and filling our lives with time duties that we aren't enthusiastic about just to stay ...

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Modern Architecture in Mexico City

History, Representation, and the Shaping of a Capital

by Kathryn E. O'Rourke

<p>Mexico City became one of the centers of architectural modernism in the Americas in the first half of the twentieth century. Invigorated by insights drawn from the first published histories of Mexican colonial architecture, which suggested ...

ISBN: 9780822981626

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Modern Architecture. Chapter 14 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles

by Tatyana Fedulova

<p>Modern Architecture is a 14th chapter of the series containing:<br />- Ancient Egypt<br />- Ancient Mesopotamia<br />- Cretan-Mycenaean<br />- Ancient Greece<br />- Ancient Rome<br />- Byzantine architecture<br />- Romanesque<br />- Gothic ...

ISBN: 9781370921492

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Modern Color/Modern Architecture

Amédée Ozenfant and the Genealogy of Color in Modern Architecture

by William W. Braham

<p>This title was first published in 2002. This really is a text that will fill a long-felt want. A key figure in that history is Amédée Ozenfant, painter, critic and friend of Le Corbusier, who in the first half of this century founded a school

ISBN: 9781351725583

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Modernism and the making of the Soviet New Man

by Tijana Vujosevic

<p>The creation of Soviet culture in the 1920s and the 1930s was the most radical of modernist projects, both in aesthetic and in political terms. Modernism and the Making of the New Man explores the architecture of this period as the nexus ...

ISBN: 9781526114891

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Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal

Reporting, Editing and Reconstructing in Post-War Europe

by Torsten Schmiedeknecht & Andrew Peckham

<p>The production of this book stems from two of the editors’ longstanding research interests: the representation of architecture in print media, and the complex identity of the second phase of modernism in architecture given the role it played ...

ISBN: 9781317370444

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Modernism as Memory

Building Identity in the Federal Republic of Germany

by Kathleen James-Chakraborty

<p>After World War II, West Germans and West Berliners found ways of communicating both their recent sufferings and aspirations for stable communities through buildings that fused the ruins of historicist structures with new constructions rooted

ISBN: 9781452956268

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Modernism's Visible Hand

Architecture and Regulation in America

by Michael Osman

<p><strong>A groundbreaking history of the confluence of regulatory thinking and building design in the United States</strong></p> <p>What is the origin of “room temperature”? When did food become considered fresh or not fresh? Why do we think ...

ISBN: 9781452956961

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Modernist Semis and Terraces in England

by Finn Jensen

<p>Between the two World Wars, there was an unprecedented need for new houses in Britain which resulted in a building boom. While only a small percentage of this building took the form of Modernism, there was still a significant number of semis ...

ISBN: 9781351916905

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More Italian Yesterdays

by Mrs. Hugh Fraser

<p>More Italian Yesterdays written by Mrs. Hugh Fraser who was a writer noted for her various memoirs and historical novels. This book was published in 1915. And now republish in ebook format. We believe this work is culturally important in its ...

ISBN: 9788822807649

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Much Ado About Nothing

by William Shakespeare

<p>Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy by William Shakespeare. First published in 1600, it is likely to have been first performed in the autumn or winter of 1598-1599, and it remains one of Shakespeare's most enduring and exhilarating plays on ...

ISBN: 9782291037583

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Multi-Unit Housing in Urban Cities

From 1800 to Present Day

by Katy Chey

<p>This book investigates the development of multi-unit housing typologies that were predominant in a particular city from the 1800s to present day. It emphasises the importance of understanding the direct connection between housing and dwelling

ISBN: 9781317279754

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Native American Architecture

by Peter Nabokov & Robert Easton

<p>For many people, Native American architecture calls to mind the wigwam, tipi, iglu, and pueblo. Yet the richly diverse building traditions of Native Americans encompass much more, including specific structures for sleeping, working, ...

ISBN: 9780199840519

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NATØ: Narrative Architecture in Postmodern London

by Claire Jamieson

<p>Chronicling the last radical architectural group of the twentieth century – NATØ (Narrative Architecture Today) – who emerged from the Architectural Association at the start of the 1980s, this book explores the group’s work which echoed a ...

ISBN: 9781317200048

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New York: Art and Cultural Capital of the Gilded Age

by Margaret R. Laster & Chelsea Bruner

<p>Fueled by a flourishing capitalist economy, undergirded by advancements in architectural design and urban infrastructure, and patronized by growing bourgeois and elite classes, New York’s built environment was dramatically transformed in the ...

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NO ALIENS OR UFOs INVOLVED

New Theory Revealed Baalbek Megalithic Stone Building

by Tony A.

The author acknowledges the need to bring truth to readers over many rumors about how Baalbek was built. It is a new theory unknown to many archeologists and suspicious scientists.It is untrue that aliens existed and were involved in building ...

ISBN: 9781479771530

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Obsolescence

An Architectural History

by Daniel M. Abramson

<p>In our architectural pursuits, we often seem to be in search of something newer, grander, or more efficient—and this phenomenon is not novel. In the spring of 1910 hundreds of workers labored day and night to demolish the Gillender Building ...

ISBN: 9780226313597

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Okinawa, Japan

The People, History, World War II, Culture and Tradition. Travel and Tourism

by Hudson Benjamin

<p>Okinawa, Japan. The People, History, World War II, Culture and Tradition. Travel and Tourism. Before Okinawa, there was Ryukyu, an independent kingdom ruled by its kings, its people seafarers prospering through trade with China and other ...

ISBN: 9781912483365

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Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture

by Erik Champion

<p><em>Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture</em> presents a communicable and useful definition of organic architecture that reaches beyond constraints. The book focuses on the works and writings of architects in Nordic ...

ISBN: 9781351849302

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Othello, The Moor of Venice

by William Shakespeare

<p>Othello, The Moor of Venice is a tragedy by William Shakespeare based on the short story &quot;Moor of Venice&quot; by Cinthio, believed to have been written in approximately 1603. The work revolves around four central characters: Othello, ...

ISBN: 9782291037569

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