Anaximander And The Architects

Author : Robert Hahn
ISBN : 0791447944
Genre : Architecture
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Uses textual and archaeological evidence to argue that emerging Egyptian and Greek architectural technologies were crucial to the origins and development of Greek philosophy.
Category: Architecture

Temple Of Karnak

Author : Frederick Monderson
ISBN : 9781425966423
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Daily Life Of The Ancient Egyptians

Author : Bob Brier
ISBN : 0313303134
Genre : History
File Size : 39.90 MB
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Explores the daily lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt through reconstructions based on hieroglyphic inscriptions, paintings from tombs, and scenes from temple walls.
Category: History

The Origins Of Modern Architecture

Author : Eric Uhlfelder
ISBN : 0486401456
Genre : Architecture
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Encompassing 22 articles originally published in the distinguished magazine Architectural Record between 1891 and 1914 , this volume features fascinating items such as William Fryer's outline of the technology that enabled skyscraper construction, Frank Lloyd Wright's seminal essay "In the Cause of Architecture," and much more. Over 250 black-and-white illustrations. Index.
Category: Architecture

Bridges Of The World

Author : Charles S. Whitney
ISBN : 0486429954
Genre : Architecture
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"A book to delight the heart and eye of a pontist whether he be an admirer and lover of bridges or a designer and builder. . . ."--Saturday Review of LiteratureThis profusely illustrated work describes the fundamental principles involved in the design of bridges, presents the historical background of the modern bridge, and includes a profusion of illustrations documenting bridges of all types. Spans from around the world are depicted, among them Lucerne's medieval Kapellbrücke; the magnificent Maximiliansbrücke in Munich; the unusual "honeycomb" bridge between Orr's Island and Bailey Island off the Maine coast; and the George Washington Bridge, at the time of its construction, the world's longest steel suspension bridge. 401 black-and-white illustrations.
Category: Architecture

Craftsman Bungalows

Author : Gustav Stickley
ISBN : 0486258297
Genre : Architecture
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Provides floorplans and descriptions for bungalow-style homes that originally appeared in Gustav Stickley's magazine, The Craftsman
Category: Architecture

Everyday Life In Ancient Egypt

Author : Jon Manchip White
ISBN : 9780486143576
Genre : History
File Size : 83.20 MB
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Remarkably accurate picture of Egyptian life from the end of the third millenium BC to the Greek occupation in 330 BC. "A handy reference tool." — Horn Book. 120 illustrations.
Category: History

Ornamental Carpentry On Nineteenth Century American Houses

Author : Ben Karp
ISBN : 0486241440
Genre : Architecture
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handsome photographs plus captions and Introduction convey fascination of characteristic sawn-wood ornamentation embellishing houses constructed 1820-1910.
Category: Architecture