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  • "Portuguese" Style and Luso-African Identityby Peter A. Mark

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95

    In this detailed history of domestic architecture in West Africa, Peter Mark shows how building styles are closely associated with social status and ethnic identity. Mark documents the ways in which local architecture was transformed by long-distance trade and complex social and cultural interactions... more...

  • 10 Amazing Bridgesby Chris Peacock

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 1.49

    This quick-read guide introduces the reader to ten of the most amazing bridges in the world. Including photographs of every bridge and a brief description of the history of the structure, this ebook has been specially formatted for today's e-readers. more...

  • 10 Buildings that Changed Americaby Dan Protess; Geoffrey Baer

    Agate Publishing 2013; US$ 35.00

    10 Buildings that Changed America is the story of our country's most influential works of architecture and the people who imagined them. It is a journey across America and inside these groundbreaking works of art and engineering. more...

  • 100 Turn-of-the-Century Brick Bungalows with Floor Plansby Rogers & Manson

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95

    Reprint of fascinating 1912 publication features all the winning entries from a major nationwide competition for bungalow designs ? from a tile-roofed hacienda to an elaborate thatch-roofed English cottage. 100 superbly rendered plates show houses in perspective, with floor plans, itemized construction costs, and some landscape planning. more...

  • 100 Victorian Architectural Designs for Houses and Other Buildingsby A. J. Bicknell & Co.

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    Originally published in 1878, this now-rare collection of designs supplies views of a remarkable variety of modestly priced structures: houses, villas, cottages, many others. Handsome drawings of perspective views and elevations, some of which include floor plans, plus suggestions for interior design. 98 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • 1000 Turn-of-the-Century Housesby Herbert C. Chivers

    Dover Publications 2011; US$ 18.95

    A remarkable presentation of the "finished ideas of a practicing architect of high rank in his profession," this early-twentieth-century showcase of homes features a wide range of designs from a Midwest master. Reproduced from a rare edition, the work features a splendid array of dwellings, from cottages and bungalows to sprawling mansions. Each house... more...

  • 101 Classic Homes of the Twentiesby McHenry & Baker Co. Harris

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    This authentic plan book advertises 101 "modern homes," selected by the publisher from thousands of submitted designs. Chosen for aesthetic appeal, convenience, and economy of construction, the homes range in scale from lavish to modest, and each appears with detailed floor plans and an actual photograph of the completed dwelling. 118 photos. more...

  • 101 Places in Italy: A Private Grand Tourby Francis Russell

    Bitter Lemon Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    A selection of the most remarkable places, sites, sights in Italy by a veteran visitor, distinguished scholar and intrepid traveler. more...

  • 110 Turn-of-the-Century House Designsby R. W. Shoppell

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    With its wealth of representative styles and its emphasis on craftsmanship and exterior design, the late-Victorian era ranks among the halcyon days in American house building. This survey of the era's traditional designs?reproduced from a rare edition?offers a complete and authentic guide to faithful restorations or re-creations. A New York City-based... more...

  • 117 House Designs of the Twentiesby Gordon-Van Tine Co.

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    A reprint of a rare architect's catalog of 1923, presenting a full range of home designs, from bungalows and cottages to larger, more formal dwellings, in photographs, floor plans and descriptions of interior and exterior detailing. Fascinating reading, and ideal as a reference for architects, architectural and social historians. 345 black-and-white... more...