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  • Urban Intensitiesby Peter G. Rowe; Har Ye Kan

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00

    This book combines the architectural and urban scales to demonstrate that urban intensity determines the success of housing. The authors provide a typology of housing according to the ways in which diversity and density are created. Comparisons with historical models and critical appraisals based on the authors' unique standing give information on... more...

  • 150 Best Sustainable House Ideasby Francesc Zamora

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 19.99

    150 Best Sustainable House Ideas features the latest innovations in environmentally friendly home design. From heating and cooling solutions to wind energy systems, solar paneling, thermal glazing, and even Trombe walls, the ideas featured inside are complemented by photographs and architectural plans of gorgeous, sustainable houses around the world.... more...

  • Manhattan Classicby Geoffrey Lynch

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    The Dakota. The Apthorp. The San Remo. The names of these legendary New York apartment buildings evoke images of marble-lined lobbies, uniformed doormen, and sunlit penthouses with sweeping Central Park views. Built from the 1880s through 1930s, classic prewar apartments were designed to lure townhouse dwellers reluctant to share a roof with other... more...

  • 150 Best Sustainable House Ideasby Francesc Zamora

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    150 Best Sustainable House Ideas features the latest innovations in environmentally friendly home design. From heating and cooling solutions to wind energy systems, solar paneling, thermal glazing, and even Trombe walls, the ideas featured inside are complemented by photographs and architectural plans of gorgeous, sustainable houses around the world.... more...

  • 150 Best Sustainable House Ideasby Francesc Zamora

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    150 Best Sustainable House Ideas features the latest innovations in environmentally friendly home design. From heating and cooling solutions to wind energy systems, solar paneling, thermal glazing, and even Trombe walls, the ideas featured inside are complemented by photographs and architectural plans of gorgeous, sustainable houses around the world.... more...

  • Icehousesby Tim Buxbaum

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 12.95

    In the days before refrigeration, the very wealthy would use specially designed icehouses to store food from one season to the next. This book examines the design and development of icehouses, using many illustrations to explain how they worked and how they improved as scientific knowledge increased. With a detailed description of the different uses... more...

  • Arts & Craftsby Oscar Lovell Triggs

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    ?Bewahren Sie nichts in Ihren Häusern auf, was Sie nicht als nützlich erachten oder wirklich schön finden.? Allein dieses Zitat von William Morris könnte schon als erklärende Zusammenfassung der Arts and Crafts-Bewegung dienen, die in England eine Reform des Kunstgewerbes hervorrief. Diese von John Ruskin gegründete und von William Morris erst richtig... more...

  • Le Mouvement Arts & Craftsby Oscar Lovell Triggs

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    « N?ayez rien dans vos maisons que vous ne considérez pas utile ou croyez être beau. » Cette citation de William Morris pourrait résumer à elle seule les Arts & Crafts, mouvement unique qui, en Angleterre, provoqua une véritable réforme des arts appliqués. Fondés par John Ruskin, puis véritablement mis en ?uvre par William Morris, les Arts & Crafts... more...

  • The Arts & Crafts Movementby Oscar Lovell Triggs

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    ?Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.? This quote alone from William Morris could summarise the ideology of the Arts & Crafts movement, which triggered a veritable reform in the applied arts in England. Founded by John Ruskin, then put into practice by William Morris, the Arts & Crafts movement promoted... more...

  • Iconic Australian Houses 50/60/70by Karen McCartney

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 31.81

    Fifteen significant examples of modernist homes of the 50s, 60s and 70s, each of which combine outstanding architectural principles with authentic interior decor. more...