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  • Victorian Cottage Architectureby George F. Barber

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 13.99

    Reprint of rare catalog by one of America's most successful, late-19th-century domestic architects, with more than 100 designs for 68 houses. Elevations and floor plans for custom-designed homes in the Colonial, Romanesque, and Queen Anne styles, as well as plans for verandas, summer pavilions, and barns. Invaluable to architectural historians, preservationists,... more...

  • Victorian Dwellings for Village and Country (1885)by S. B. Reed

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.99

    Reprint of rare catalog includes floor plans and elevations for 35 different residences, from a one-story seaside summer cottage ($700) to a five-story villa with over 15 rooms, furnace, gas, and "speaking tubes" ($10,000). Invaluable to preservationists, home restorers and anyone intrigued by social and economic aspects of late-Victorian life. 149... more...

  • Metric Handbookby Pamela Buxton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 87.95

    Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and evolving building types Many chapters revised including housing, transport, offices, libraries and hotels New chapter on flood-aware design Sustainable design integrated into chapters throughout Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects... more...

  • The Secrets of Architectural Compositionby Nathaniel Cortland Curtis; J. S. Weiner

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    Classic survey covers principles as well as practical applications, addressing general questions of scale, balance, proportion, and symmetry. Detailed treatments of doors, windows, walls, stairways, columns, and other features. 249 illustrations. more...

  • The Architect in Practiceby David Chappell; Michael Dunn

    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...

  • The Architecture Student's Handbook of Professional Practiceby American Institute of Architects

    Wiley 2016; US$ 120.00

    The essential guide to beginning your career in architecture The Architecture Student's Handbook of Professional Practice opens the door to the vast body of knowledge required to effectively manage architectural projects and practice. A professional architect is responsible for much more than design; this book is specifically designed to help... more...

  • Pueblo Style and Regional Architectureby Nicholas C. Markovich; Wolfgang F. E. Preiser; Fred G. Sturm

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    Few architectural styles evoke so strong a sense of place as Pueblo architecture. This book brings together experts from architecture and art, archaeology and anthropology, philosophy and history, considering Pueblo style not simply architecturally, but within its cultural, religious, economic, and climate contexts as well. The product of successive... more...

  • Managing Built Heritageby Stephen Bond; Derek Worthing

    Wiley 2016; US$ 90.95

    This new edition examines management of built heritage through the use of values-led decision making, based on an understanding of the significance of the cultural asset. It considers how significance is assessed and used as an effective focus and driver for management strategies and processes. The authors consider key policies and procedures... more...

  • Architecture Timedby Karen A. Franck

    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...