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Andrea Palladio (Big Series Art) by Manfred Wundram
Antoni Gaudi, 1852-1926 : From Nature to Architecture by Maria Antonietta Crippa1
The Bauhaus: 1919-1933: Reform and Avant-Garde (Basic Art S.) by Magdalena Droste
Candela (Basic Architecture) by Enrique X De Anda Alanis
Frey (Basic Architecture) by Gloria Koenig
Gio Ponti: 1891-1979, Master of Lightness (Taschen Basic Architecture Series) by Graziella Roccella
K. F. Schinkel, 1781-1841: un artista al servizio della bellezza by P. Gossel
Mendelsohn (Taschen Basic Architecture) by Arnt Cobbers
Richard Meier by Philip Jodidio
Scarpa (Taschen Basic Architecture Series) by Sergio Los
UnStudio: The Floating Space (Basic Architecture) by Aaron Betsky
Adolf Loos, 1870-1933: Architect, Cultural Critic, Dandy (Taschen Basic Architecture) by August Sarnitz2
Karl Friedrich Schinkel: 1781-1841 an Architect in the Service of Beauty (Taschen Basic Architecture) by Martin Steffens3
Richard Neutra, 1892-1970: Survival Through Design (Taschen Basic Architecture) by Barbara Lamprecht4
Hans Scharoun, 1893-1972: Outsider of Modernism (Taschen Basic Architecture) by Eberhard Syring5
Frank Lloyd Wright, 1867-1959: Building for Democracy (Taschen Basic Architecture) by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer6
Alvar Aalto, 1898-1976: Paradise for the Man in the Street (Taschen Basic Architecture) by Louna Lahti7
Walter Gropius, 1883-1969: The Promoter of a New Form (Taschen Basic Architecture) by Gilbert Lupfer8
Le Corbusier, 1887-1965: The Lyricism of Architecture in the Machine Age (Taschen Basic Architecture) by Jean-Louis Cohen9
R. M. Schindler: 1887-1953; An Exploration of Space (Taschen Basic Art Series) by James Steele10
Otto Wagner, 1841-1918: Forerunner of Modern Architecture (Basic Architecture) by August Sarnitz11
Charles & Ray Eames: 1907-1978, 1912-1988 Pioneers of Mid-Century Modernism by Gloria Koenig12
Lautner, 1911-1994: Disappearing Space (Basic Art) by Barbara-Ann Campbell-Lange13
Case Study Houses: 1945-1966: The California Impetus (Taschen Basic Architecture) by Elizabeth A.T. Smith14
Eero Saarinen, 1910-1961: A Structural Expressionist (Basic Art) by Pierluigi Serraino16
Louis I. Kahn: 1901-1974: Enlightened Space (Taschen Basic Architecture) by Joseph Rosa17
Mies Van Der Rohe: 1886-1969 (Taschen Basic Architecture Series) by Claire Zimmerman18
Marcel Breuer: 1902-1981: Form Giver of the Twentieth Century (Taschen Basic Architecture Series) by Arnt Cobbers19
Pierre Koenig: 1925-2005: Living with Steel (Taschen Basic Genre Series) by Neil Jackson20
Santiago Calatrava (Architecture & Design) by Philip Jodidio21
Josef Hoffmann, 1870-1956: In the Realm of Beauty (Taschen Basic Architecture Series) by August Sarnitz22
Tadao Ando: 1941 (Taschen Basic Architecture) by Masao Furuyama25
Jean Prouve, 1901-1984: The Dynamics of Creation (Taschen Basic Architecture Series) by Nils Peters26

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