Castles of England
Publisher: Wikibooks 2012
This book is about castles in England, their development and design through the medieval period. Castles developed throughout this period in response to the changing demands placed on them. A glossary and a time line illustrating the development of castles through history can be found at the end of the book along with a reference section detailing every castle in England.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Wayne Attoe, Donn Logan - University of California Press
The authors propose a theory of catalytic architecture suited to specifically American circumstances. With a series of case studies, they examine urban design successes that illustrate the principles and goals of catalytic architecture.
by Umberto Berardi - De Gruyter Open
Umberto Berardi explores the transition to sustainable building through the adoption of green innovations. The author describes how organisational models among stakeholders are changing as the sector moves towards a green economy.
by Milton Cameron - ANU Press
A group of young scientists commissioned Australia's leading architects to design their private houses. The houses that resulted from these collaborations rejected previous architectural styles and embraced modernist ideologies and aesthetics.
by Esther Singleton - Dodd, Mead & Company
A collection of essays on forty-eight spectacular castles and palaces from around the world. The authors are Sir Walter Scott, Alexandre Dumas, Robert Louis Stevenson, etc. The pictures were taken before the book was published in 1901.