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  • Man of Ironby Julian Glover

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 19.99

    The enthralling biography of the shepherd boy who changed the world with his revolutionary engineering and whose genius we still benefit from today Thomas Telford's name is familiar; his story less so. Born in 1757 in the Scottish Borders, his father died in his infancy, plunging the family into poverty. Telford's life soared to span almost eight... more...

  • The Girl Beforeby JP Delaney

    Quercus 2017; US$ 15.99

    Enter the world of One Folgate Street and discover perfection . . . but can you pay the price? For all fans of The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl comes this spellbinding Hitchcockian thriller which takes psychological suspense to the next level Jane stumbles on the rental opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to live in a beautiful ultra-minimalist... more...

  • Gardening with Foliage Firstby Karen Chapman; Christina Salwitz

    Timber Press 2017; US$ 18.50

    Gardening with Foliage First has something for every gardener?beginners will learn how to choose the right foliage plants, experienced gardeners will be inspired by fresh twists on old favorites, and everyone will be encouraged to create a beautiful, year-round garden.   more...

  • Robin Boyd: Spatial Continuityby Mauro Baracco; Louise Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Australian architect Robin Boyd (1919?1971) advocated tirelessly for the voice of Australian architects so that there could be an architecture that might speak to Australian conditions and sensibilities.His legacy continues in the work of contemporary Australian architects yet also prompts a way forward for architecture particularly in relationship... more...

  • The Architect's Studio Companionby Edward Allen; Joseph Iano

    Wiley 2017; US$ 99.00 US$ 85.80

    The time-saving resource every architect needs The Architect?s Studio Companion is a robust, user-friendly resource that keeps important information at your fingertips throughout the design process. It includes guidelines for the design of structure, environmental systems, parking, accessibility, and more. This new sixth edition has been fully... more...

  • NATŘ: Narrative Architecture in Postmodern Londonby Claire Jamieson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Chronicling the last radical architectural group of the twentieth century ? NATŘ (Narrative Architecture Today) ? who emerged from the Architectural Association at the start of the 1980s, this book explores the group?s work which echoed a wider artistic and literary culture that drew on the specific political, social and physical condition of 1980s... more...

  • The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architectureby C. Alan Short

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 67.95

    The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture challenges the modern practice of sealing up and mechanically cooling public scaled buildings in whichever climate and environment they are located. This book unravels the extremely complex history of understanding and perception of air, bad air, miasmas, airborne pathogens, beneficial thermal conditions,... more...

  • American Imperial Pastoralby Rebecca Tinio McKenna

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 45.00

    In 1904, renowned architect Daniel Burnham, the Progressive Era urban planner who famously ?Made No Little Plans,? set off for the Philippines, the new US colonial acquisition. Charged with designing environments for the occupation government, Burnham set out to convey the ambitions and the dominance of the regime, drawing on neo-classical formalism... more...

  • Recombinant Ecology - A Hybrid Future?by Ian D. Rotherham

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.22

    This is a challenging new approach to understanding ecological systems especially in urban and urbanised areas. Synthesising current ideas and approaches the book develops an historic context to ecological fusion and recombinant or hybrid ecosystems. With massive climate change and other environmental fluxes, this volume provides insight into consequences... more...

  • Foreign Trends in American Gardensby Raffaella Fabiani Giannetto

    University of Virginia Press 2017; US$ 29.50

    Foreign Trends in American Gardens addresses the influence of foreign, designed landscapes on the development of their American counterparts. Including essays from an array of significant scholars in landscape studies, this collection examines topics ranging from the importation of Western and Eastern styles of design and theoretical... more...