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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.95
This fully illustrated guide to the planning and design of pre-school facilities for children is supported by a broad range of case studies, drawn from around the world. Both new buildings and adapted premises are covered. Essays on social development and childcare put the projects in context. Based on extensive research, Kindergarten Architecture... more...
- The American University in Cairo Press 2011; US$ 29.99
An essential reference to Egypt's architectural heritage. This unique visual reference guide will be an invaluable resource to professional designers-from architects to illustrators, production designers, art directors, decorators, film concept artists, sculptors, and painters. It utilizes color photographs to illustrate a wide range of locations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The Art of City Sketching: A Field Manual guides you through the laborious and sometimes complex process of sketching what you see in the built environment so that you can learn to draw what you imagine. Illustrated with hundreds of drawings by students and professionals of cityscapes around Europe and the United States, the book helps you develop... more...
- Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The second volume in our Modern Landscapes series examines the evolution of Pittsburgh's first modern garden plaza. Completed in 1955 from a design by the acclaimed landscape design firm Simonds & Simonds and architects Mitchell & Ritchey, Mellon Square functioned as an urban oasis that provided downtown office workers a much-needed respite from the... more...
- Quadrille Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 29.17
Published in October to coincide with the launch of the fourth Amazing Spaces series, this second tie-in book showcases more of George Clarke?s extraordinary small builds from all over the country. He shows how amazingly unexpected small spaces can be adapted into really workable living areas. Combining the eccentric and the inspirational with practical... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95
Over a century ago, when he first wrote this little guide, William Sydney Wicks (1854?1919) whimsically observed that while early man lived in nature out of necessity, modern man has taken to the woods by choice. Wicks was a highly successful architect whose imprint can still be seen throughout Buffalo, New York, in dozens of churches, hotels, libraries,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood?s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of post-war architectural and design practice - that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
Architecture is conventionally seen as being synonymous with building. In contrast, this book introduces and defines a new category - the unbuildable. The unbuildable involves projects that are not just unbuilt, but cannot be built. This distinct form of architectural project has an important and often surprising role in architectural discourse, working... more...