Architecture: Architectural History

  • Reading Architectural History book cover

    Reading Architectural History

    1st Edition

    By Dana Arnold

    Architectural history is more than just the study of buildings. Architecture of the past and present remains an essential emblem of a distinctive social system and set of cultural values and as a result it has been the subject of study of a variety of disciplines. But what is architectural history…

    Paperback – 2002-07-25
    Routledge

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    Early Islamic Art and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan M. Bloom

    This volume deals with the formative period of Islamic art (to c. 950), and the different approaches to studying it. Individual essays deal with architecture, ceramics, coins, textiles, and manuscripts, as well as with such broad questions as the supposed prohibition of images, and the…

    Hardback – 2002-05-25
    Routledge
    The Formation of the Classical Islamic World

  • Structural Iron and Steel, 1850–1900 book cover

    Structural Iron and Steel, 1850–1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Thorne

    This volume covers the second great period of developments in iron construction from 1850, following its establishment as a structural material described in volume 9 of this series. Using the Crystal Palace of 1851 as a starting-point, the papers trace the history of iron-frame construction in…

    Hardback – 2000-12-29
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of Civil Engineering

  • Masonry Bridges, Viaducts and Aqueducts book cover

    Masonry Bridges, Viaducts and Aqueducts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ted Ruddock

    For 2,000 years the most durable spanning structures have been built of masonry, and the surviving bridges of the Roman Empire have challenged master masons, architects and engineers to emulate and surpass them. Down the centuries, bridge-builders have been commissioned by monarchs, bishops,…

    Hardback – 2000-08-28
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of Civil Engineering

  • The Development of Timber as a Structural Material book cover

    The Development of Timber as a Structural Material

    1st Edition

    Edited by David T. Yeomans

    Woodworking has been one of the most important technologies from the earliest times. Carpentry was important for buildings and bridges and as an integral part of most construction processes. The history of this subject has been explored by a variety of scholars, from archaeologists who have studied…

    Hardback – 1999-06-28
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of Civil Engineering

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    Modern Movement Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Allen Cunningham

    This collection of essays serves as an introduction to modern architectural heritage and the specific problems related to the conservation of modern structures. It covers policy, planning and construction. A selection of case studies elaborates on these issues and illustrates how problems have…

    Paperback – 1998-09-24
    Taylor & Francis

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