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- Wiley 2010; US$ 49.95
An easy-to-use illustrated guide to building codes for residential structures As the construction industry moves to a single set of international building codes, architects and construction professionals need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This newest addition to Wiley’s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 58.95
Strongly interdisciplinary in its scope, this book situates Soane?s house-museum within the broader context of early nineteenth-century British aesthetics, theories of taste, and cultural currents, viewing it as a cultural and artistic product as well as an architectural and museological one. more...
- Birlinn 2011; US$ 11.83
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$ 23.99
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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00
An illustrated guide to "green" design strategies "This is a book that many in the design community have been waiting for--a volume that clearly and succinctly lays out the strategies and tools at our disposal for creating interiors that will serve not only our clients' needs, but also those of the planet. Best of all, it's an inspiration to read,... 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; Not Available
'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... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 39.95
Tropical Style showcases thirty-five contemporary Malaysian homes and resorts that feature the use of vernacular cultural forms and cross-cultural influences in new and exciting ways. From modern minimalist homes in Kuala Lumpur to wooden houses set in lush garden settings and secluded coastal and island beach retreats, all the homes have been selected... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 39.95
Start with a warm tropical climate. Add an abundance of exotic natural building material. And then let the cross currents of Asian design and aesthetics create a rich architectural alchemy of it's own. The result? The exquisite homes of the Philippines, a perfect balance of form and functionality, beautifully portrayed in Tropical Living . more...