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  • The House of Fictionby Phyllis Richardson

    Random House 2017; US$ 28.19 US$ 20.00

    Houses in literature have captured readers’ imaginations for centuries, from Gothic castles to Georgian stately homes, Bloomsbury townhouses and high-rise penthouses. Step on to a tour of real and imagined houses that great English writers have used to reflect the themes of their novels… houses that became like characters themselves, embodiments of... more...

  • Integrating Information in Built Environmentsby Adriana X Sanchez; Keith Hampson; Geoffrey London

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    In an increasingly globalised built environment industry, achieving higher levels of integration across organisational and software boundaries can lead to improved economic, social and environmental outcomes. This book is the direct result of a collaborative global network of industry and academic researchers spread across nine countries as part of... more...

  • Inverse Design Methods for the Built Environmentby Qingyan Chen; Zhiqiang Zhai; Xueyi You; Tengfei Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 155.00

    The inverse design approach is new to the built environment research and design community, though it has been used in other industries including automobile and airplane design. This book, from some of the pioneers of inverse design applications in the built environment, introduces the basic principles of inverse design and the specific techniques... more...

  • Pewabic Potteryby Cara Catallo

    The History Press 2017; US$ 12.99

    At the height of America’s Arts and Crafts movement, Detroit neighbors Horace J. Caulkins and Mary Chase Perry pooled their talents together to found Pewabic Pottery. With modest beginnings in 1903, Pewabic transformed from a rented stable in Brush Park to an English Tudor building on East Jefferson Avenue, where it has operated since 1907. Today,... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: School Design (1994)by Henry Sanoff

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    Educators often overlook the positive impact of changing the environment of the school itself when considering how to improve the quality of education. First published in 1994, School Design shows how to create more effective schools through a design process that involves teachers, students, parents, administrators, and architects. It reveals... more...

  • Building Structuresby Malcolm Millais

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    This is a one-stop book for knowing everything important about building structures. Self-contained and with no prerequisites needed, it is suitable for both general readers and building professionals. follow the history of structural understanding; grasp the concepts of structural behaviour via step-by-step explanations; apply these concepts... more...

  • Tales from the Big House: Normanby Hallby Stephen Wade

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 13.93

    Tales from the Big House: Normanby Hall tells the story of a place known perhaps today mainly as the home where Samantha Cameron grew up, but historically it has been the seat of the Sheffield family, whose most famous member was arguably the Duke of Buckingham in the seventeenth century. As with most country houses, the Hall was used as a military... more...

  • War beyond Wordsby Jay Winter

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    This book presents a panoramic history of transformations in our global imaginings of war from 1914 to the present. more...

  • Toronto Architectureby Patricia McHugh; Alex Bozikovic

    McClelland & Stewart 2017; US$ 26.95

    Toronto has been hailed as “a city in the making” and “the city that works.” It’s an ongoing project: in recent years Canada’s largest city has experienced transformative, exciting change. But just what does contemporary Toronto look like? This authoritative architectural guide, newly updated and expanded, leads readers on 26 walking tours—revealing... more...

  • In the Ruins of the Cold War Bunkerby Luke Bennett

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2017; US$ 40.99

    This edited collection investigates the ways in which the physical remains of now abandoned military and civil defence bunkers from the Cold War have become the totems and sites of memory. more...