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Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The book provides you with the most comprehensive and at the same time brief information of how the architectural styles were developed and flowed through the ages to our time. The author reviewed the most significant structures that represent different styles and cultures of the world from the late 4th millennium BC. Extensively illustrated the guidebook includes photos, plans, scales, etc...
Podtours of the great French cathedrals and their cities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,760. Language: British English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
France was where the Gothic style was invented, and the great cathedrals of Paris and the Ile de France bear witness to the huge changes in art, architecture, and society that happened in the Middle Ages. These self-guided tours take you around a number of French cities - Laon, Chartres, Reims, Bourges, Rouen, Beauvais and Amiens and Paris (including Saint-Denis).
Black Taj Mahal: The Emperor's Missing Tomb
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Asian
To realize the crux of Black Taj, the existence of a paradox, a glaring asymmetry at the very center, this book is a summation of the research conducted by Arshi who visited the Taj in 1982. He was awestruck with grandeur and magnificence of the white marble, its perfect symmetry and the balance of the entire complex. And especially the unfulfilled dream of emperor Shah Jahan;the Black Taj Mahal.
Phong thủy dương trạch học - ứng dụng
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Với sự sàng lọc của thời gian, với sự lưu truyền rộng rãi, với mục đích làm cho đời sống con người thêm tốt đẹp, phong thủy học xứng đáng để chúng ta nghiên cứu, tìm hiểu và ứng dụng.
Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Translated for the first time into English, Kirichenko’s absorbing account brings to life the history of Russia’s largest church--its origins, conception, the fits and starts of its planning and construction, the life that developed in and around the Cathedral, its demise in the Soviet period--and its recent reincarnation.
Shelter in the Southwest - Early Dwellings of the Borderlands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
The prospect of building a house must have been daunting for early nineteenth century newcomers to the desert regions—no timber or stone, no iron hinges or window glass—a hundred things that seem necessities. It was here that residents already settled provided a model in the adobe house. Reeve-Kidney meticulously documents this fascinating chapter of of architectural history.