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On Architecture

9780141441689
Vitruvius (Schofield R, translator)
In "De architectura" (c.40 BC), Vitruvius discusses in ten encyclopedic chapters aspects of Roman architecture, engineering and city planning. Vitruvius also included a section on human proportions. Because it is the only antique treatise on architecture to have survived, "De architectura" has been an invaluable source of information for scholars.
€15.40
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The Fountainhead

9780141188621
Rand, Ayn
Tells the story of Howard Roark, a brilliant architect who dares to stand alone against the hostility of second-hand souls. First published in 1943, this novel presents a view of man's creative potential. It is about ambition, power, gold and love.
€11.84
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Ornament and Crime

9780141392974
Loos, Adolf
€11.84
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The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

9780141036199
Benjamin, Walter
Explores how the age of mass media means audiences can listen to or see a work of art repeatedly - and what the troubling social and political implications of this are.
€7.10
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The Lamp of Memory

9780141036670
Ruskin J
States that ancient buildings must be conserved for their deep, mystical links with the past and that creative design is essential - not for financial gain, but to communicate eternal human truths. This title brings the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.
€7.10
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Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

9780141047546
Montgomery C
Tells the story of how the solutions to this century's problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living. Drawing on the lessons from their stories, from brain science, and from the realm of urban experimentation, this book offers solutions we can all use to improve our lives and shows that simple changes can make all the difference.
€11.84
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The Craftsman

9780141022093
Sennett, Richard
Most of us have to work. But is work just a means to an end? In trying to make a living, have we lost touch with the idea of making things well? This book offers an exploration of craftsmanship - the desire to do a job well for its own sake - as a template for living.
€13.03
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Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation

9780141022109
Sennett, R
Living with people who differ - racially, ethnically, religiously or economically - is one of the most urgent challenges facing civil society. This book argues that co-operation needs more than good will: it is a craft that requires skill. It explores the nature of co-operation, why it has become weak and how it can be strengthened.
€11.84
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