Historic Architecture

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  1. The Dignity of Everyday Life
    Eoin Ó Broin & Mal McCann
    Celebrating Michael Scott’s Busáras. In this exciting collaboration, writer Eoin Ó Broin and photographer Mal McCann explore the vision behind Dublin’s Áras Mhic Dhiarmada and Busáras, and celebrate the energy, creativity, and neglect of this incredible example of Irish modernist architecture and desig
  2. Raising the Roof : Women Architects Who Broke Through the Glass Ceiling
    Agata Toromanoff
    Historically, women architects were disappointingly absent in the news and at awards ceremonies, but now they are spearheading some of the most exciting and important projects in every corner of the globe.
  3. The Death and Life of Great American Cities
    Jane Jacobs
    In this classic text, Jane Jacobs set out to produce an attack on current city planning and rebuilding and to introduce new principles by which these should be governed. The result is one of the most stimulating books on cities ever written.
  4. Walls of Containment
    Patrick Quinlan
    This book reveals the rich variety of buildings and landscapes created as the asylum system evolved over the course of two centuries. Today, as the last of the large mental institutions pass into history, their architectural legacy – captured eloquently in this book by over 400 historic and contemporary photographs, drawings and diagrams
  5. Cool Architecture : 50 fantastic facts for kids of all ages
    Simon Armstrong
    Special Price €10.39 Regular Price €12.99
    This book is a perfect introduction to what's cool about the fascinating world of architecture.
  6. Julia Watson. Lo-TEK. Design by Radical Indigenism
    Julian Watson
    Three hundred years ago, intellectuals of the European Enlightenment constructed a mythology of technology. Influenced by a confluence of humanism, colonialism, and racism, this mythology ignored local wisdom and indigenous innovation, deeming it primitive. 420 pages
  7. Architecture : A Visual History
    Jonathan Glancey
    Special Price €20.99 Regular Price €24.99
    See more than 350 of the world's greatest buildings come to life in the most spectacular way! A world of beauty and genius is unveiled in this comprehensive architecture book. Discover the world's most incredible buildings, from the ancient world to the present day.
  8. The Benedictine Nuns & Kylemore Abbey: A History
    Deirdre Raftery & Catherine KilBride
    Renowned historians Deirdre Raftery and Catherine KilBride tell the astonishing story of the Benedictines of Kylemore Abbey in this beautiful book, the first fully illustrated account of this historic order.
  9. A History of Architecture : International Second Edition
    Spiro Kostof, Gregory Castillo, Richard Tobias (Authors)
    When the late Spiro Kostof's, A History of Architecture appeared in 1985, it was universally hailed as a masterpiece-one of the finest books on architecture ever written.
  10. The Irish Aesthete: Ruins of Ireland
    Robert O'Byrne
    Go on a journey with Robert O'Byrne as he brings fascinating Irish ruins to life. Fantastical, often whimsical, and frequently quirky, these atmospheric ruins are beautifully photographed and paired with fascinating text by Robert O'Byrne.
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