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  • Home: A Short History of an Idea

    Home: A Short History of an Idea
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140102314

    Walk through five centuries of homes both great and small--from the smoke-filled manor halls of the Middle Ages to today's Ralph Lauren-designed environments--on a house tour like no other, one that delightfully explicates the very idea of home.You'…

  • Now I Sit Me Down: From Klismos to Plastic Chair: A Natural History

    Now I Sit Me Down: From Klismos to Plastic Chair: A Natural History
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374537036

    A grand tour of the chair through the ages by our foremost writer on design Have you ever wondered where rocking chairs came from, or why cheap plastic chairs are suddenly everywhere? In Now I Sit Me Down, the distinguished architect and writer Wit…

  • How Architecture Works: A Humanist's Toolkit

    How Architecture Works: A Humanist's Toolkit
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374534820

    An essential toolkit for understanding architecture as both art form and the setting for our everyday lives We spend most of our days and nights in buildings, living and working and sometimes playing. Architecture is both the setting for our everyda…

  • Charleston Fancy

    Charleston Fancy
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300229073

    A captivating chronicle of building in modern-day Charleston, making a case for architecture based on historical precedent, local context, and the ability to delight Charleston, South Carolina, which boasts America’s first historic district, i…

  • Makeshift Metropolis

    Makeshift Metropolis
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781416561262

    In this new work, prizewinning author, professor, and "Slate "architecture critic Witold Rybczynski returns to the territory he knows best: writing about the way people live, just as he did in the acclaimed bestsellers "Home "and "A Clearing in the…

  • Views of Seaside

    Views of Seaside
    av Seaside Institute

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847831203

    Seaside, Florida, is a town designed as an "ideal" community, where houses have front porches and verandas, picket fences, sleeping porches, where streets are carved and paved with brick, and sidewalks are made of pebbles and seashells. This resort…

  • A Clearing in the Distance

    A Clearing in the Distance
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684865751

    In a brilliant collaboration between writer and subject, Witold Rybczynski, the bestselling author of "Home" and "City Life, " illuminates Frederick Law Olmsted's role as a major cultural figure at the epicenter of nineteenth-century American histor…

  • The Look of Architecture

    The Look of Architecture
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195156331

    One of the nation's foremost experts on architecture discusses the role of style in the "language" of the discipline, and shows how Frank Gehry, Mies van der Rohe, Allan Greenberg, and others are influenced by it.

  • One Good Turn: a Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw

    One Good Turn: a Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684867304

    The Best Tool of the Millennium The seeds of Rybczynski's elegant and illuminating new book were sown by The New York Times, whose editors asked him to write an essay identifying the best tool of the millennium. The award-winning author

  • Vähän kireämmälle

    Vähän kireämmälle
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Häftad - 2002 - Finska - ISBN: 9789525202632

  • A Journey through Texas

    A Journey through Texas
    av Frederick Law Olmsted

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803286207

    Before he became America's foremost landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted (1822–1903) was by turns a surveyor, merchant seaman, farmer, magazine publisher, and traveling newspaper correspondent. In 1856–57 he took a saddle trip thro…

  • The Perfect House

    The Perfect House
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743205870

    The award-winning author of A Clearing in the Distance focuses on the designs, constructions, and writings of the Italian Renaissance architect, noting the influence of his works on such structures as the White House. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

  • Charleston Fancy: Little Houses and Big Dreams in the Holy City

    Charleston Fancy: Little Houses and Big Dreams in the Holy City
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300256963

    This delightful chronicle of contemporary building and planning in the city of Charleston, South Carolina, makes a compelling case for the importance of architecture on a local scale.

  • Vizcaya

    Vizcaya
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812239515

    The Miami estate of Vizcaya, like its palatial contemporaries Biltmore and San Simeon, represents an achievement of the Gilded Age, when country houses and their gardens were a conspicuous measure of personal wealth and power. In Vizcaya: An Americ…

  • McGill: A Celebration

    McGill: A Celebration
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773507951

    Told in ten parts by prominent Montreal writers and distinguished graduates, the story of McGill unfolds with anecdotal charm and insightful overview. The lively text recaptures the spirit of campus life from the time of the university's beginnings…

  • Mysteries of the Mall and Other Essays

    Mysteries of the Mall and Other Essays
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374538095

    A deep exploration of modern life that examines our cities, public places, and homes In Mysteries of the Mall, Witold Rybczynski, the author of How Architecture Works, casts a seasoned critical eye on the modern scene. His subject is nothing less t…

  • Biography of a Building

    Biography of a Building
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500342763

    Witold Rybczynski, one of the most fluent and avidly followed writers on architecture is the perfect guide to the remarkable inside story of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia, created for Sir Robert and Lady Lisa…

  • The Most Beautiful House in the World

    The Most Beautiful House in the World
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140105667

    A winning book, a pleasure to read...a revelation about what architects actually do and how they go about doing it. -Los Angeles Times Witold Rybezynski takes us on an extraordinary odyssey as he tells the story of designing and building of his own…

  • A Clearing in the Distance

    A Clearing in the Distance
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Övrigt - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684824635

    In a brilliant collaboration between writer and subject, the bestselling author of Home and City Life illuminates Frederick Law Olmsted's role as a major cultural figure and a man at the epicenter of nineteenth-century American history. We know Olms…

  • Looking Around: A Journey Through Architecture

    Looking Around: A Journey Through Architecture
    av Witold Rybczynski

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140168891

    From the opening sentences of his first book on architecture, Home, Witold Rybczynski seduced readers into a new appreciation of the spaces they live in. He also introduced us to an unerringly lucid writer who knows how to translate architectural id…