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- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 29.95
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...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 24.95
?If you are thinking of ?going modular,? this could be your primer: it covers all the steps of the process and features a 16-page color insert that helps you visualize the possibilities.? ?Library Journal ?For those who are thinking of buying or building a new home, The Modular Home?is well worth a look.? ?Spokesman Review ??is... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2005; US$ 9.99
From the author of the bestselling Philistines at the Hedgerow, a mesmerizing inside account of the high-stakes world of Manhattan residential real estate Steven Gaines takes us from New York's most expensive condominiums and co-ops to the offices of its most powerful real estate brokers to reveal the outlandish displays of ego, bad behavior, and status... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 73.95
In the home the intricate relations between architecture, gender and domesticity become visible. Negotiating Domesticity investigates the many and complex themes evoked by the interconnections between these terms. Topics covered include famous as well as less well-known architectural examples and architects, which are explored from sociological,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 104.95
Considering the interrelationships between disability and housing design with a focus on the role of policy in addressing the housing needs of disabled people, this book sets out some of the broader debates about the nature of housing, quality and design. In what ways are domestic design and architecture implicated in inhibiting or facilitating mobility... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 24.95
Homes in the Heartland offers a captivating explanation of the revolutionary balloon frame house construction that swept across Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin from 1850 to 1920, enabling the settlers of the upper Midwest to establish frontier homes. Fred W. Peterson leads readers through the technical aspects of farmhouse... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 50.00
Mount Desert has been one of America's favorite tourist destinations for over 150 years. As early as the 1840s, the lush landscape of this island on the Maine coast attracted artists and writers, who soon made Mount Desert's beauty famous with their paintings and publications. The stream of tourists that began traveling to the island after... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 44.95
To continue developing existing building types in an intelligent way is a crucial task in the field of residential building. For the success of the individual design, as well as for ensuring that tried and tested structures can be utilized, repeated, and varied, a deeper grasp of the underlying types is indispensable. For this typology of residential... more...