Download Hillstead House : the country place of Theodate Pope Riddle by Riddle, Theodate Pope; Riddle, Theodate Pope; O'Gorman, PDF

By Riddle, Theodate Pope; Riddle, Theodate Pope; O'Gorman, James F

Nestled within the bucolic village of Farmington, Connecticut, on the summit of 152 hilltop acres, sits what many architectural historians deliberate to be the best Colonial Revival apartment within the usa. The 33,000-square-foot Hill-Stead was once equipped for Alfred Pope, a filthy rich Cleveland industrialist trying to find an East Coast nation property to deal with his world-class choice of French impressionist paintings. the home was once designed through his daughter, Theodate, a self-trained architect of substantial expertise and ambition at a time while girls of her type have been anticipated to target relations and social prestige. within the spring of 1901, Alfred and Ada Pope moved into their "great new apartment on a hilltop," as American novelist and coffee houseguest Henry James could later describe it. simply as amazing are Hill-Stead's grounds, designed in session with panorama architect Warren H. Manningfeaturing miles of dry-laid stone partitions, lawns, meadows, and woodlandsthe crowning jewel of that's the sunken backyard designed for Theodate via her buddy Beatrix Farrand. whilst Theodate died in 1946, her will stipulated that the contents of the home by no means be moved, lent, or offered. this present day, it truly is maintained besides the grounds as a not-for-profitmuseum.

Hill-Stead is the 1st entire monograph in this vintage American domestic. Editor James F. O'Gorman combines wonderful colour photos of the house's structure, paintings, and furniture with the newest ancient scholarship. the 19 interval rooms provided in situ comprise work by way of Cassatt, Degas, Manet, Monet, and Whistler; eastern woodblock prints; and works on paper via Whistler, Piranesi, Dürer, and Millet. furniture, together with unique Chippendale, Sheraton, and Empire-period antiques are all thereright down toTheodate's parrot, crammed yet nonetheless fascinating in his pagoda cage in her morning room. The relations silver and china might be considered within the kitchen, and monogrammed tub towels nonetheless hold over the large porcelain tubs. Hill-Stead encompasses a long-overdue reappraisal of the layout contributions of Theodate Pope Riddle. The layout of Hill-Stead, lengthy thought of to be principally the paintings of the enterprise McKim Mead and White, is published to be the paintings of 1 of this country's earliest vital girls architects. Hill-Stead incorporates a preface via architect Robert A. M. Stern

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By Arian Mostaedi

Эта книга представляет проекты домов, находящихся в разных уголках планеты на побережьях морей, рек и океанов, элегантная архитектура которых адекватна их окружающей среде. В то же время место нахождения определяет не только стилистку домов, но и расположение внутренних помещений, размер окон и т.п., а также в некоторой степени защиту от воздействия внешней среды. Представлены работы Сильвии Гмур, Ваччини Ливио, 10 Arquitectos, MVRDV и Тосико Мори. Содержит фотографии фасадов, интерьеров домов (500 цветных иллюстраций), а также планы хорошего качества. Интересна архитекторам, дизайнерам интерьеров, широкому кругу читателей.

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By Klaus Rennings, Bettina Brohmann, Julia Nentwich, Joachim Schleich, Thure Traber, Rolf Wüstenhagen

As the residential structures region money owed for round 30 percentage of the ultimate power call for in Germany, this quarter is more and more changing into the point of interest of public realization with reference to weather switch. during this publication, judgements on strength intake through inner most families are tested. The analyses are according to numerous empirical tools. the consequences exhibit that the line to extra sustainable strength intake in residential structures isn't really hampered by way of a scarcity of will on behalf of the shoppers. even if one may be lifelike that there are numerous circumstances the place enhancing thermal establishment consists of extra financial bills for person households.

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By Hugh Howard

Homes OF THE PRESIDENTS deals a different journey of the homes and day by day lives of America's presidents, from George Washington's time to the current. writer Hugh Howard weaves jointly own, presidential, and architectural histories to make clear the way in which our leader executives lived. unique images via Roger Straus III brings the homes and furniture superbly to existence. From Jefferson's Monticello to Reagan's Rancho del Cielo, with interesting and dazzling stops among and past, homes OF THE PRESIDENTS offers a desirable replacement background of the yank presidency.

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By Patricia Merkel

Patricia Merkel stellt in dieser Studie erstmals das Schaffen des Architekten Ernst Neufert (1900–1986) detailliert und im architekturhistorischen Kontext vor. Besonders im Fokus stehen Neuferts prägende Jahre zwischen 1920 und 1940 in Weimar, Dessau und Berlin – den Geburtsorten des Neuen Bauens. Die Autorin widmet sich den Voraussetzungen für seine Leistungen als Architekt – insbesondere im Frühwerk –, aber auch als Hochschullehrer und Autor. Sie präsentiert unbekannte Bezüge zu Vorbildern, Lehrern und Bauherren respektive zum zeitgenössischen Architekturgeschehen mit Protagonisten wie Walter Gropius, Johannes Itten, Otto Bartning, Cornelis van Eesteren, Wilhelm Wagenfeld oder Carl und Karl Benscheidt. Erstmals liegt auch das umfassende und kommentierte Werkverzeichnis mit einer bebilderten Übersicht der Bauten und damit eine Werkbiografie vor.

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Download The Thousand and One Churches by William M. Ramsay, Gertrude L. Bell, Robert G. Ousterhout, PDF

By William M. Ramsay, Gertrude L. Bell, Robert G. Ousterhout, Mark P. C. Jackson

Published in 1909 and lengthy out of print, The Thousand and One Churches is still a seminal learn of the postclassical monuments of Anatolia. Now a brand new new release of readers can study of the large continues to be of the sprawling early Christian web site often called Binbirkilise ("Thousand and One Churches," close to Konya), excavated via Ramsay and Bell in 1907. The e-book offers broad research of different early Christian and Byzantine websites throughout Anatolia that Bell visited at the moment. simply because a few of the monuments have lengthy seeing that disappeared, this documentation is now important, and Bell's broad pictures offer a special view of shuttle and archaeology greater than a century ago.

For this new version greater than 250 top quality digitized pictures from the Gertrude Bell Archive at Newcastle college (UK) substitute the unique illustrations, and the editors' Foreword lays out the old and cultural context for the project. Ousterhout and Jackson recount the lives and careers of the 2 authors and the story in their collaboration at the excavation and next book.

Publication was once supported by means of a provide from the Joukowsky family members Foundation.

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By Jake Morrissey

The contention among the bright seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend. tremendously proficient and impressive artists, they met as contemporaries within the development yards of St. Peter's in Rome, turned the best architects in their period through designing probably the most attractive structures on the earth, and ended their lives as sour enemies. Engrossing and impeccably researched, jam-packed with dramatic pressure and breathtaking perception, The Genius within the Design is the extraordinary story of ways remarkable visionaries schemed and maneuvered to get the higher of one another and, within the technique, created the miraculous Roman cityscape of today.

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By Robert Mellin

The most effective reviews of vernacular structure and winner of the distinguished Winterset Literary Award is now to be had ina paperback variation. Tilting is writer Robert Mellin's own account of the homes, outbuildings, furnishings, instruments, fences, docks, and lifestyle of a fishing village on a small island faraway the Canadian coast. half magazine, half sketchbook, half oral historical past, Tilting is a treasure chest of a ebook that gives new discoveries with each one studying and a reminder of the easier features of lifestyles and construction.

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