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  • Shanghai Homesby Jie Li

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    In the dazzling global metropolis of Shanghai, what has it meant to call this city home? In this account—part microhistory, part memoir—Jie Li salvages intimate recollections by successive generations of inhabitants of two vibrant, culturally mixed Shanghai alleyways from the Republican, Maoist, and post-Mao eras. Exploring three dimensions of private... more...

  • At Homeby Bill Bryson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    From one of the most beloved authors of our  time?more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone?a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home. ?Houses aren?t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.?   Bill Bryson and his family live in a Victorian parsonage in a part of England... more...

  • Tipiby Paul Goble; Rodney Frey

    World Wisdom 2013; US$ 9.99

    Award-winning author Paul Goble examines the construction, art, and significance of the tipi to the Plains Indians in his newest book, entitled Tipi: Home of the Nomadic Buffalo Hunters. Through a re-telling of the old-timer's stories, Goble shows how the tipi was more than just a home, but an expression of spiritual beliefs. more...

  • South African House Plans 2by inhouseplans (Pty) Ltd

    Random House Struik 2013; US$ 14.00

    South African House Plans 2 offers more than 120 house plans ranging from 45m2 to 566m2 in eight erchitectural styles 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...

  • The Bungalow Bookby Henry L. Wilson

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95

    Cozy, charming, and distinctly Californian, the bungalow is an enduring architectural icon. Originally designed to survive earthquakes, the low, rambling structures combined grace, beauty, and comfort at minimum cost. Early in the twentieth century, Los Angeles architect Henry Wilson, who called himself "The Bungalow Man," compiled 112 of the most... more...

  • Flagg's Small Housesby Ernest Flagg

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    A celebrated New York architect and designer of the city's fabled Singer Building, Ernest Flagg (1857-1947) was most famous for his skyscrapers. But Flagg was also an ardent proponent of the well-designed single-family dwelling. As this classic treatise illustrates, he devised a variety of structural economies and ingenious innovations. Filled with... more...

  • Craftsman Housesby Gustav Stickley

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Gustav Stickley pioneered a form of architecture based on beauty, simplicity, utility, and organic harmony. This inexpensive reprint of a very rare catalog testifies to the enduring charm of his designs. It comprises numerous architectural drawings and photographs of Mission-style homes, including floor plans and descriptive text. "Planned for comfort,... more...

  • The Most Popular Homes of the Twentiesby William A. Radford; Daniel D. Reiff

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    Based on a rare 1925 catalog, this showcase of one of the most beloved eras of American architecture features floor plans, construction details, and photos of twenty-six homes. Styles range from English cottages and Spanish bungalows to Dutch colonials, New England farmhouses, and Italianate designs. More than 250 illustrations, and 21 color plates,... more...

  • Wardway Homes, Bungalows, and Cottages, 1925by Montgomery Ward & Co.

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.99

    Meticulous reproduction of a rare catalog includes floor plans as well as exterior and interior views of 80 American homes, among them a handsome, three-story frame residence with six bedrooms and a cozy, three-room cottage measuring 18 feet by 22 feet. 94 black-and-white illustrations depict handsome stairways, French doors, and other amenities. more...