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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architects? and communities? commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of the private building sector, it stresses the importance of the... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 24.78
Founded in 1196, Torre Abbey began as a monastery. It was later adapted as a private house - home to the secretive Roman Catholic Cary family, who lived there for nearly 300 years. The local council acquired Torre Abbey in 1930, and adapted it for use as an art gallery and Mayor's Parlour, and it has recently been renovated. The important but little-known... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2015; US$ 20.00
A unique glimpse into the homes of 14 of South Africa?s most respected artists. Superb photography, detailed captions and short introductions capture a moment in the life of the featured artists. more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 37.01
Krankenhauskirchen stellen als Sakralbauten in profanen Bauzusammenhängen eine eigenständige Bauaufgabe dar. Besonders zu Beginn der 30er Jahre des 20. Jahrhunderts entstanden zahlreiche große Kirchenräume in modernen Klinikkomplexen. Die Kirche des Krankenhauses St. Elisabeth in Köln-Hohenlind, 1928-1932 von Dominikus Böhm entworfen, ist ein mustergültiges... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00
The book illustrates how the most up-to-date educational strategies are realized in built form. This specialized field is explained in all its relevant aspects such as role in the community, outdoor spaces, sustainability and technical requirements like lighting and acoustics. With over 70 case studies from Europe, North America and the... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 20.00
Rome, the Eternal City - birthplace of western civilisation and soul of the ancient world - has a history that stretches back two thousand five hundred years. It is also one of the most-visited places in the world, but where does one begin to delve into two millennia of history, culture, art and architecture, whilst also navigating the vibrant modern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood?s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of post-war architectural and design practice - that... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
A study of London suburban-set writing, exploring the links between place and fiction. This book charts a picture of evolving themes and concerns around the legibility and meaning of habitat and home for the individual, and the serious challenges that suburbia sets for literature. more...
- Simon & Schuster/ TED 2015; US$ 14.99
The founder of Architizer.com and practicing architect draws on his unique position at the crossroads of architecture and social media to highlight 100 important buildings that embody the future of architecture. We?re asking more of architecture than ever before; the response will define our future. A pavilion made from paper. A building that eats... more...