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Managing Energy Use in Modern Buildings - Case Studies in Conservation Practice

Flaman, Bernard
This timely volume brings together case studies that address the urgent need to manage energy use and improve thermal comfort in modern buildings while preserving their historic significance and character.
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Toward an Architecture

Corbusier Le
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Building the Medieval World

Sciacca, Christine
'Building the Medieval World' is fourth in the popular Medieval Imagination series of small, affordable books drawing on manuscript illumination in the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum and the British Library.
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Style in the Technical and Tectonic Arts; Or, Practical Aesthetics

Semper, Gottfried
Style, Semper believed, should be governed by historical function, cultural affinities, creative free will, and the innate properties of each medium. He tried to turn 19th century artistic discussion away from historicism, aestheticism and materialism.
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Looking for Los Angeles - Architecture, Film, Photography and the Urban Landscape

Salas C
In this volume 12 contributors present their responses to the world's newest major city - Los Angeles. A variety of perspectives and approaches are covered. As a whole, the text attempts to balance the importance of place with the importance of culture.
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Overdrive - L.A Constructs the Future, 1940-1990

Wit, Wim De
From 1940 to 1990, Los Angeles rapidly evolved into one of the most populous and influential industrial, economic, and creative capitals in the world. During this era, the region was transformed into a laboratory for cutting-edge architecture. This title offers a study of architectural innovation in Los Angeles.
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Ed Ruscha and Some Los Angeles Apartments

Heckert, Virginia
An illustrated look at the evolution of the photographic work of Ed Ruscha - the quintessential Los Angeles artist. It features 38 Ruscha plates and an essay that traces the evolution of the artist's thinking about his photographs initially as the means to end, and eventually as works of art in and of themselves.
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Architecture in Photographs

Baldwin, Gordon
Highlights images of architecture from Greek temples to Gothic cathedrals to modern-day skyscrapers. This title spans the history of the medium and includes works in a variety of photographic processes by such distinguished practitioners as Gustave Le Gray, Roger Fenton, Eugene Atget, Walker Evans, Ed Ruscha, Lewis Baltz and Michael Wesely.
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