The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books

Most popular at the top

  • Golden Gate Bridgeby Donald MacDonald; Ira Nadel

    Chronicle Books LLC 2013; US$ 12.99

    Nine million people visit the Golden Gate Bridge each year, yet how many know why it's painted that stunning shade of "international orange"? Or that ancient Mayan and Art Deco buildings influenced the design? Current bridge architect Donald MacDonald answers these questions and others in a friendly, informative look at the bridge's engineering and... more...

  • Design Ecologiesby Lisa Tilder; Lisa Blotstein

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 27.99

    Contemporary architects are under increasing pressure to offer a sustainable future. But with all the focus on green building there has been little investigation into the meaningful connections between architectural design, ecological systems, and environmentalism. A new generation of architects, landscape architects, designers, and engineers aims... more...

  • No Nails, No Lumberby Jeffrey Head

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Imagine a house constructed in less than forty-eight hours, without using lumber or nails, that is more resistant to fire, earthquakes, and hurricanes than any traditionally built structure. This may sound like the latest development in prefab housing or green architecture, but the design dates back to 1941 when architect Wallace Neff (1895?1982) developed... more...

  • The Dissertation (Third edition)by Iain Borden; Katerina Rüedi Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    The Dissertation is one of the most demanding yet potentially most stimulating components of an architectural course. This classic text provides a complete guide to what to do, how to do it, when to do it, and what the major pitfalls are. This is a comprehensive guide to all that an architecture student might need to know about undertaking... more...

  • The Return of Natureby Preston Scott Cohen; Erika Naginski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Return of Nature asks you to critique your conception of nature and your approach to architectural sustainability and green design. What do the terms mean? Are they de facto design requirements? Or are they unintended design replacements? The book is divided into five parts giving you multiple viewpoints on the role of the relations between... more...

  • The Good Boatmanby Rajmohan Gandhi

    Penguin Books Ltd 2000; Not Available

    A new and illuminating portrait of one of the greatest figures of the twentieth century. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi has been the subject of over a dozen well-regarded biographies, yet key aspects of the man still prove elusive. In this book, Rajmohan Gandhi, a grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and an acclaimed biographer and scholar, attempts to understand... more...

  • Bildregieby Werner Sewing

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 42.00

    Historische und soziologische Essays zur Architekturdiskussion zwischen zweiter Moderne und Neotraditionalismus sowie zur Soziologie der Architektur als Profession werden ergänzt durch grundlegende Aufsätze zum «Berliner Architekturstreit» der1990er Jahre. more...

  • Das Holz und seine Verbindungenby Klaus Zwerger; Valerio Olgiati

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 77.00

    Holzarchitektur vermittelt der heutigen Zeit das vielfältige Wissen westlicher und östlicher Kulturen über den schöpferischen Umgang mit diesem unverwechselbaren Material. Aus einem ganzheitlichen Verständnis entsteht ein Bild des Bauens mit Holz, das Fachleute informiert, Baupraktikern eine heute fast verlorene Welt neu erschließt und Laien ganz einfach... more...

  • Le Corbusiers Wegeby Elisabeth Blum

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 42.00

    Le Corbusier, der überall der klassischen Moderne Zugerechnete, war nicht nur ein erfinderischer Entwerfer, sondern auch ein Architekt, der seinem Werk mehr als drei Dimensionen verlieh. In ihrem bedeutenden Buch spürt Elisabeth Blum diesem Geheimnis in seinen Arbeiten und seinem Denken nach. more...

  • Japanese Architecture as a Collaborative Processby Dana Buntrock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95

    Architects throughout the world hold Japan's best architecture in high regard, considering the country's buildings among the world's most carefully crafted and innovative. While many books, magazines, and exhibitions have focused on the results of architectural practice in Japan, this book is the first to explain the reasons for Japan's remarkable... more...