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Design for a doorway

A Collection of the Most Approved Examples of Doorways From Modern Buildings in Italy and Sicily

Preserve for the Future - $500
Doors convey a lot about a building, according to architect Thomas Leverton Donaldson (British, 1795-1885). Whether it is the majesty and importance of public buildings or the beauty and convenience of a private dwelling, doors showcase the strength or weakness of any façade. Donaldson...Read More
Documenta: the Paolo Solari retrospective, Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1970 exhibition catalog. Box open with select scrolls.

Documenta; The Paolo Soleri Retrospective

Preserve for the Future - $850
This mysterious 10”x10”x11” cardboard box and its contents, designed for Documenta: The Paolo Soleri Retrospective held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1970, re-envisioned the concept of an exhibition catalog. Paolo Soleri (1919-2013) was an Italian architect who studied in the United States...Read More
Detached covers of Overton's Original designs for temples...

Original Designs of Temples

Preserve for the Future - $700
This is one of the many architectural pattern books in the Cooper Hewitt Library from the collections of the Museum's founders, the Hewitt Sisters. The Neoclassical architectural style, inspired by classical antiquity, began in the mid-18th century and continued throughout Europe and America, along...Read More