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- Storey Publishing, LLC 2013; US$ 17.95
Discover the huge possibilities to be found in a small house! Whether you?re building from scratch or retrofitting an existing structure, these 50 innovative floor plans will show you how to make the most of houses measuring 1400 square feet or less. Gerald Rowan focuses on efficient layouts and creative ways to use every inch of your space, including... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Quarry Hill Flats, once both the pride and shame of its city of Leeds, was an iconic Modernist symbol of the 1930s. It marked the first use of a prefabricated building system for a large-scale council estate, replacing a notorious slum. But it lasted barely a generation ? its complete demolition was announced as Alison Ravetz was finishing this study.... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00
How do we provide spatial orientation to people with dementia? The book examines this question in a comprehensive way with diverse expert contributions and documentation of successful projects that identify the specific challenges facing different disciplines. Eckhard Fedderson is an architect who specializes in building for the elderly.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 37.95
As with the best-selling 'Architects Pocket Book' this title includes everyday information which the architect/designer normally has to find from a wide variety of sources and which is not always easily to hand. Focusing on kitchen design, this book is of use to the student as well as the experienced practitioner. It outlines all the information needed... more...
- Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 124.99
A look at the changing design of 19th-century American farmhouses, collected from a wide range of agricultural periodicals of the time. more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00
"A glorious piece of prose . . . Pollan leads readers on his adventure with humor and grace." - Chicago Tribune "A captivating and informative adventure." -John Berendt, author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil "An utterly terrific book . . . an inspired meditation on the complex relationship between space, the human body, and the... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 35.00
With all of the attention Mies van der Rohe has recived over the last few years, it's hard to believe that there could be a pair of "undiscovered" buildings begging for even the slightest consideration--and receiving none. Such has been the fate, however, of Mies's Krefeld Villas, a pair of neighboring brick residences of typically... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 30.00
Since Samuel Mockbee's death in 2001, the Rural Studio has continued to thrive, a tribute to its founder's vision. Under Mockbee's successor, Andrew Freear, the studio has seeded southwest Alabama with an additional seventeen architectural landmarks, and all are shown here. Andrea Oppenheimer Dean is author of several books on architecture... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 35.00
Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Use and Occupancy Classifications Chapter 2. Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy Chapter 3. General Building Heights and Areas Chapter 4. Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction Chapter 5. Fire Protection Systems Chapter 6. Means of Egress Chapter 7. Accessibility Chapter 8. Exterior Walls... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 34.99
A fascinating account from award-winning author Adam Nicolson on the history of Nicolson's own national treasure, his family home: Sissinghurst. Sissinghurst is world famous as a place of calm and beauty, a garden slipped into the ruins of a rose-pink Elizabethan palace. But is it entirely what its creators intended? Has its success over the last... more...