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  • The Housing Design Handbookby David Levitt

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    How well have architects succeeded in building housing and what lessons can be learned from their triumphs and failures? The Housing Design Handbook will give you a complete understanding of what makes successful housing design. Through the analysis of work by Levitt Bernstein and a wide range of other UK practices, it illustrates good design... more...

  • Reihenhäuserby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 48.95

    This book is devoted to the various types of row house, a particularly widespread form of residential structure. A general discussion of the row as organizing principle?the row as urban building block, linear space, ways of handling corners?is followed by the systematic presentation of the different types. more...

  • Diller Scofidio + Renfroby Edward Dimendberg

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 39.00

    In Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Architecture after Images , Edward Dimendberg offers the first comprehensive treatment of one of the most imaginative contemporary design studios.  Since founding their practice in 1979, Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio have integrated architecture, urban design, media art, and the performing arts in a dazzling... more...

  • Our House is Not in Parisby Susan Cutsforth

    Melbourne Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    Susan Cutsforth and her husband, Stuart, are 'ordinary' people living an extraordinary life. They both work full-time: one is a teacher librarian of thirty years, and the other, a middle-level clerk in the public service. But, as Susan recounts in Our House is Not in Paris, they own a holiday house in France - the other side of the world. And... more...

  • Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architectsby George Baird; Thomas Fisher; Mark Kingwell; Mirko Zardini

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 70.00

    Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects is one of most innovative architectural offices in North America today. They have made a name for themselves both for their integrated design process embodying collaboration with experts, clients and future users as well as the diversity of their aesthetically refined and finely detailed designs.... more...

  • Hotel Lobbies and Loungesby Tom Avermaete; Anne Massey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    This series investigates the historical, theoretical and practical aspects of interiors. The volumes in the Interior Architecture series can be used as handbooks for the practitioner and as a critical introduction to the history of material culture and architecture. Hotels occupy a particular place in popular imagination. As a place of exclusive... more...

  • Candice Olson Favorite Design Challengesby Candice Olson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.99 US$ 13.99

    Popular TV star Candice Olson shares her favorite design challenges Candice Olson Favorite Design Challenges focuses on the tricky situations that Candice expertly handles for her clients—the same challenges that many homeowners face. From working around architectural limitations like sloped ceilings or a lack of wall space, merging styles... more...

  • Bowhillby Stuart R Blaylock

    Historic England 2013; US$ 29.17

    Bowhill is an important late medieval house near Exeter. This monograph demonstrates how examination of its historical development and the material of its contruction were used to deepen understanding about it and to inform a repair programme. more...

  • An American Proceedingby Donna Grant Reilly

    Meadowside Press 2013; US$ 21.99

    The story of the man who built his own Frank Lloyd Wright House more...

  • San Antonio Architectureby San Antonio; Boone Powell

    Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    With a history more than 290 years old, San Antonio boasts a diverse, eclectic, and important architectural inventory. From the Spanish Missions of the 17th century to invigorating adaptation and restoration of historic buildings alongside landmark new construction, there is a wide array of culturally significant assets reflecting Anglo and Hispanic... more...