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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 185.00
African-American architects have been designing and building houses and public buildings since 1865. Although many of these structures survive today, the architects themselves are virtually unknown. This unique reference work brings their lives and work to light for the first time. Written by 100 experts ranging from architectural historians to archivists,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 49.99
After beginning his career as an architect in London, Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) came to the Hudson River valley in 1850 at the invitation of Andrew Jackson Downing, the reform-minded writer on houses and gardens. As Downing's partner, and after Downing's death in 1852, Vaux designed country and suburban dwellings that were remarkable for their... more...
- Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 27.00
The walk from my apartment in Greenwich Village to my studio in Tribeca takes about twenty minutes, depending upon the route and whether I stop for a coffee and the Times. Invariably, though, it begins with a trip down the stairs . And so sets out architecture critic Michael Sorkin on his daily walk from his home in a Manhattan old-law-style... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 161.00
Soon after 1900 in both North America and Europe the evolution from the tradition of Mediterranean and Gallic architectural styles to modernism began. This phenomenon was due, in part, to American industrial architecture and the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright's building and architectural treatises of 1898-1908, with the additional help of Dutch... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 350.00
The house, throughout history, in every place in the world, has been built to provide shelter from the elements. The dwellings that have resulted are as different as the people that have built them, the social norms that prevailed at the time and place in which they were built and the natural environment that they adapted to. Studying them now in a... more...
- Pocket Books 2010; US$ 24.99
The Power of Vastu Living introduces a wonderfully accessible, room-by-room approach for organizing and decorating homes, apartments, and work spaces according to the timeless healing principles of vastu -- the sister science of yoga and ayurveda. Kathleen Cox's breakthrough system, Vastu Living, delivers all the practical tools you need to incorporate... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 75.60
Space has emerged in recent years as a radical category in a range of related disciplines across the humanities. Of the many possible applications of this new interest, some of the most exciting and challenging have addressed the issue of domestic architecture and its function as a space for both the dramatisation and the negotiation of a cluster of... more...
- Dundurn 1996; US$ 24.99
"Concise, informative and well-illustrated, this short volume speaks reams about a career that included Toronto?s first millennial project (Old City Hall), a castle (Casa Loma), as well as the massive generating power station at Niagara Falls (?Palace of Power?)." ? Christopher Hume, The Toronto Star more...
- Dundurn 2011; US$ 11.99
Christopher Heard was conceived in the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. This book is the culmination of a lifelong fascination with iconic hotels and those who have opted to reside in them. It tells of the enchantment of being exposed to varied energies and describes the uniqueness of a place where people can let their inhibitions relax. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 34.95
In more than 300 beautiful photographs of the homes of both Westerners and Japanese, this book presents the art of living with Japanese style, offering exciting new ideas and inspiration for all. Exquisite homes in the Tokyo area, focusing on original and attractive use of Japanese antiques and folk crafts, are showcased. Also included is the latest... more...