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B is for Bauhaus: An A-Z of the Modern World

9780718199517
Sudjic D
Provides a tool kit for understanding the world around us. This book is about our obsession with collecting, the quest for authenticity and the creation of national identities. It's about Hitchcock's film sets and why we value imperfection. It's about fashion and technology, about politics and art.
181,00 kr
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Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet

9781846149382
Nancollas, Tom
120,00 kr
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Isambard Kingdom Brunel

9780140117523
Brunel Rolt L
Engineering genius, technical innovator and one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, Isambard Kingdom Brunel changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions. This biography traces the life, times and monumental achievements of Brunel, the man who helped to build modern Britain.
181,00 kr
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Palladio

9780140135008
Palladio Ackerman J
Palladio (1508-80) combined classical restraint with constant inventiveness. In this study, Professor Ackerman sets Palladio in the context of his age - the Humanist era of Michelangelo and Raphael, Titian and Veronese - and examines each of the villas, churches and palaces in turn.
157,00 kr
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The New Science of Strong Materials: Or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor

9780140135978
Gordon, J.E.
All questions about the nature of materials are vital to engineers but also fascinating as scientific problems. Using both SI and imperial units, Gordon's account of material science is a demonstration of the sometimes curious and entertaining ways in which scientists isolate and solve problems.
157,00 kr
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Structures: Or Why Things Don't Fall Down

9780140136289
Gordon, J.E.
Presents the secrets of materials science. This book explains the importance and properties of different structures.
157,00 kr
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Unto This Last and Other Writings

9780140432114
Ruskin J
Shows the range and depth of Ruskin's work, and reveals the consistency of Ruskin's philosophy and his adamant belief that questions of economics, art and science could not be separated from questions of morality. This volume also shows that his work "Unto this Last" is also a closely argued assault on the science of political economy.
169,00 kr
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Flatland

9780140435313
Abbott, Edwin
A work that poses provocative questions about perception and reality. It is a parody of Victorian society where all existence is limited to length and breadth - its inhabitants unable even to imagine a third dimension. It provides an overview of this world - its physics and metaphysics, its history, customs and religious beliefs.
96,00 kr
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Notre-Dame de Paris

9780140443530
Hugo, Victor
In the vaulted Gothic towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral lives Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bellringer. Mocked and shunned for his appearance, he is pitied only by Esmerelda, a beautiful gypsy dancer to whom he becomes completely devoted.
120,00 kr
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