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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.
$16.41
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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.
$13.88
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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.
$20.20
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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.
$16.41
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Home: A Short History of an Idea

9780140102314
Rybczynski, Witold
$18.89
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Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain

9780241445310
Sanghera, Sathnam
$13.88
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The Art of War

9780140455526
Tzu, Sun
States that throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. This book presents works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.
$8.83
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Chromorama: How Colour Changed Our Way of Seeing

9780241573792
Falcinelli, Riccardo
$27.79
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