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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
Brown-Blodgett Company, a St. Paul, Minnesota-based home construction service, published a detailed plan book to help prospective homeowners of the 1930s choose architectural designs. This complete republication of the now-rare volume includes exterior photographs and floor plans for 100 of these charming structures. Floor plans, photographs, and... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.99
Affordable reprint of rare 1909 catalog, featuring authentic illustrations and floor plans for homes ranging from simple three-room bungalows to elaborate 10- and 12-room structures with sitting rooms, libraries, parlors, and wraparound porches. An excellent reference for home restorers, preservationists, and students of American architectural history.... more...
- New Amsterdam Books 1990; US$ 29.99
"This is a much needed and lively study of the still insufficiently known Finnish modern master Alvar Aalto, whose sensitive and increasingly revelant architectural legacy will surely only increase in stature as the years unfold."?Kenneth Frampton, Columbia University more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 70.50
Throughout its many editions, The Architect in Practice has remained a leading textbook used in the education of architects. While the content of the book has developed, the message and philosophy has remained constant: to provide students of architecture and young practitioners with a readable guide to the profession, outlining an architect's duties... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00
In his "Architectural Journal 1960-1975" Rob Krier, one of the most influential architects and urban planners of the second half of the 20th century, talks about 15 formative years of his career, starting from architectural studies in Munich. Krier?s memories are accompanied by theoretical texts. Here he touches upon architect?s responsibilities,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 74.95
In this book, first published in 1999, Hershberger presents architectural programming and predesign management in a clear, detailed manner. With numerous examples and illustrations from both his and his colleagues? experience, he shows the reader step by step how to use the techniques of architectural programming, set values, resolve issues, apply... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 88.00
In-depth, ?what-to-do-now? building strategies to secure structures against natural forces as well as terrorism This unique, practical resource is written for building owners, architects, engineers, construction managers, and other building professionals who must meet today's urgent security needs. Architectural Security Codes and Guidelines ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 78.95
The aim of this book is to expand the subject and matter of architecture, and to explore their interdependence. There are now many architectures. This book acknowledges architecture far beyond the familiar boundaries of the discipline and reassesses the object at its centre: the building. Architectural matter is not always physical or building fabric.... more...
- F+W Media 2015; US$ 16.99
A crash course in designing and constructing buildings Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of architecture into tedious discourse that would put even Frank Gehry to sleep. Architecture 101 cuts out the boring explanations, and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as you explore the world's greatest structures.... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 41.50
The traditional veneration of architecture for its monumental and enduring qualities seems to be changing. Architects and other designers are moving away from seeking permanence towards a more open, creative use of what time has to offer. This is revealed in new approaches to historic preservation, the proliferation of temporary structures, concerns... more...