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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95
Focusing on the house and museum and its considerable collections of architectural fragments, models, drawings folios and publications, this book is about thirteen Lincoln?s Inn Fields in London, England, built in the early 1800s by the renowned eighteenth-century architect Sir John Soane. The book maps the influences, references, connections, extensions,... more...
- Birlinn 2011; US$ 15.99
In Eccentric Wealth, Alastair Scott traces the life of Lancashire industrialist Sir George Bullough in this absorbing biography which explores his family's connection with the Hebridean island of Rum, particularly the building of Kinloch Castle, the most intact preserve of Edwardian high-living to be found in Britain. Based on new information, the... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2007; US$ 35.00
Healing Appalachia is the first book to apply "appropriate technology," or the simplest level of technology that can effectively achieve the desired result, specifically to the Appalachian region. The authors examine thirty low-cost, people-friendly, and environmentally benign appropriate technologies that are concerned with such issues as food preservation,... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 16.49
Featuring an extensive collection of full-color photographs, 150 Best Eco House Ideas features eco-friendly house designs created by internationally renowned architects and designers who have achieved practical, innovative, and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and tastes of their clients. Included here are the latest innovations... more...
- Techne Press 2011; US$ 45.00
Sustainable Housing Projects takes a wide, conceptual approach for sustainably-built projects, which allows an integral approach to the various stakes and stakeholders. Sustainable Housing Projects is based on 15 years of experience from Dutch sustainable building projects. The authors have succeeded in presenting the material for an international... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 15.50
'Stands apart... This Englishman's castle might have started as a dream, but it has ended up being an extraordinary reality' Sunday Times Walking in the Pyrenees one spring morning Matthew Parris stumbled upon a magnificent ruined mansion standing on the edge of a line of huge cliffs. Later he was to discover that parts of the house dated back... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 5.99
This is a lighthearted, witty but factual biographical account of the eccentric lifestyles of the builders and residents of one hundred of England?s best-known country houses. Extraordinary buildings require extraordinary people, and over the centuries our historic houses have produced more than their fair share of oddballs. Insulated from the outside... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 44.99
25 Tropical Houses of the Philippines features top Filipino architects and designers with ideas that are stylish, contemporary, and show twenty-first century savvy. The Philippines has long been known for creative designs and furniture and for the sill of its artisans in crafting modern products from traditional materials. This book takes a... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 18.50
Modular homes are the perfect solution if you want to build a high-quality, customized home without undue expense or hassle. In this informative guide, Andrew Gianino helps you make the best choices throughout the modular building process, with suggestions for everything from choosing the right dealer and contractor to setting the specs, price, and... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 75.95 US$ 65.82
Pressure on space and changes in planning law mean that loft conversions are now at the forefront in the race to improve the performance of Britain's ageing housing stock. Since 1990, roof space conversions have increased UK housing capacity by more than 200 million square feet - a living area equivalent to a medium-sized city - without the loss of... more...