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  • Architecture and Adaptationby Socrates Yiannoudes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Architecture and Adaptation discusses architectural projects that use computational technology to adapt to changing conditions and human needs. Topics include kinetic and transformable structures, digitally driven building parts, interactive installations, intelligent environments, early precedents and their historical context, socio-cultural aspects... more...

  • Les Quinze-Vingts depuis leur fondation jusqu'à leur translation au faubourg Saint-Antoine (XIIIe-XVIIIe siècle)by Léon Le Grand; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "L'origine des Quinze-Vingts est entourée d'une certaine obscurité due à la perte de leur charte de fondation, et il est nécessaire de dégager la question des légendes ou des hypothèses qu'a fait naître cette lacune. Ouvrez la Fleur des Antiquitéz de Paris de Corrozet, vous y lirez que saint Louis « fonda la maison des Quinze-Vingtz pour... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 500 Small Houses of the Twentiesby Henry Atterbury Smith

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 22.95

    Reprinted from a major 1923 architectural publication: perspective drawings, floor plans, and descriptions of the principal features of outstanding 1920s small homes, many by leading architects of the period, most inspired by colonial architecture and the bungalow concept. 1,135 black-and-white line illustrations, 262 black-and-white photographs and... more...

  • 90 Houses of the Twentiesby Jens Pedersen; Daniel D. Reiff

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95

    This outstanding house plan catalog from a prominent Midwestern builder was issued on the eve of the Great Depression. Its full-color, beautifully realistic illustrations depict colonials, bungalows, duplexes, and other residences, accompanied by floor plans and detailed descriptions of interiors. A nostalgic look back at the way homes were constructed... more...

  • Aladdin "Built in a Day" House Catalog, 1917by Aladdin Company

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Designs for 60 homes, from a simple four-room cottage with a front porch to a comfortable two-story home with four bedrooms, a reception hall, and pantry. Shown in landscaped exteriors, floor plans, and overhead cutaway views. With detailed commentaries on each design. more...

  • Alston Moor, Cumbriaby Lucy Jessop; Matthew Whitfield; Andrew Davison

    Historic England 2015; US$ 10.19

    Alston Moor is a large rural parish in Cumbria which historically both depended upon and provided important services for the agricultural and mineral industries of the North Pennines.Much of the area's settlement is dispersed among hamlets and single farmsteads. Isolated from major northern cities such as Carlisle and Newcastle by the surrounding... more...