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Ornament and Crime

9780141392974
Loos, Adolf
¥1,579
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Nairn's London

9780141396156
Nairn I
Presents a subjective meditation on a city and its buildings including railway stations, synagogues, abandoned gasworks, dock cranes, suburban gardens, East End markets, Hawksmoor churches, a Gothic cinema and twenty-seven different pubs.
¥1,737
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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.
¥2,053
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Ground Control: Fear and happiness in the twenty-first-century city

9780241960905
Minton A
Have these gleaming business districts, mega malls and gated developments led to 'regeneration', or have they intensified social divisions and made us more fearful of each other? This book reveals the untested - and unwanted - urban planning that is changing not only our cities, but the nature of public space, of citizenship and of trust.
¥1,579
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The Aleph

9780141183831
Luis Borges, Jorge
A collection of short stories with such themes as dreams, labyrinths, mirrors, infinite libraries, the manipulations of chance, gaucho knife-fighters, transparent tigers and the elusive nature of identity itself.
¥1,579
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On Art and Life

9780141018959
Ruskin J
John Ruskins insights into the need for individual artistic freedom, and his disdain for the mass-production art of the Victorian era, radically altered society's perception of creative design and remain powerfully relevant to our ideas of beauty today.
¥1,105
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Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

9780141022116
Sennett, Richard
¥2,369
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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.
¥1,105
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