"'Classical Ornament,' first published by Dover Publications, Inc., in 2016, contains all the plates from 'Classiche Ornamente,' originally published by J. Veith, Carlsruhe, Germany, ca. 186-"--Title page vers
"Pontiac's Trans Am was unlike any other car muscle car. Designed to conquer race tracks, it ended up conquering America's streets, thanks in large part to its high-profile appearances in film and television. When other manufacturers gave up on muscle-car performance and began marketing features such ...
Produced in association with the Aston Martin Heritage Trust and with over 250 stunning, and often rarely seen images from the AMHT archive, Aston Martin DB: 70 years is a superb celebration published to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the DB Aston Martins from the very first DB1 to the iconic DBs of the 1960s to the very latest DB11.
Secret Houses of the Cotswolds is a private tour of 20 of the most beguiling castles, estates, palaces and manor houses in this much-loved region including Asthall Manor, Broughton Castle, Stanway, Sudeley Castle and Hilles House.
Tarchitect Moshe Safdie's buildings are exemplars of what has been be termed 'progressive contextualism' - an important way of thinking globally about building. This book explores this renowned architect's buildings and the philosophy that shapes them. It features various essays examining his role in the move toward architectural globalisation.
Written by leading social and art historians, this book examines how political, industrial and cultural leaders have used design. With photographs of fascinating and often unfamiliar objects, it shows how design has been a vital tool to acclimatizing people to life in the modern world.
21 | TWENTY ONE showcases designers living and working in Britain who have come to prominence since the millennium. They lead public taste and critical debate, and they are the innovators and the explorers of new materials or processes. Designers featured include El Ultimo Grito, Industrial Facility, Jaime Hayon, Troika and rAndom International.
The Good Gardener? Nature, Humanity, and the Garden illuminates both the foundations and after-effects of humanity's deep-rooted impulse to manipulate the natural environment and create garden spaces of diverse kinds.
Rhythm in Architecture is the first ever translation into English of a key early Modernist text, written by the celebrated Soviet Constructivist architect Moisei Ginzburg and first published in Russian as Ritm v Arkhitekture in 1923.
Add color and depth to these 31 original symmetrical patterns, each an unusual combination of swirling forms. Then put on the enclosed 3-D glasses and watch them spring to life. Previously published as Abstracts Coloring Book.
The official guide to The Mark Twain House & Museum, this volume tells the dramatic story of the famous author and his family and their Victorian mansion. The history of the house and its residents is illustrated with architectural drawings and period photos as well as dozens of new color images of the ...
In Junkspace (2001), architect Rem Koolhaas itemised in delirious detail how our cities are being overwhelmed. His celebrated jeremiad is here updated and twinned with Running Room, a fresh response from architectural critic Hal Foster. 'The manifesto is a modernist mode, one that looks to the future ...
Why are some designs more successful and influential than others? WHAT MAKES GREAT DESIGN showcases eighty exceptional creations, from the Polaroid Land camera and the Sony Walkman to the Coca- Cola bottle and Converse All Stars.
This classic encyclopedia of urban designs contains more than 1,200 plans, elevations, and perspective views. Its European and American buildings range from Renaissance structures to those of the 20th century.