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Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings

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  • San Antonio Architectureby San Antonio; Boone Powell

    Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    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...

  • Future Livingby Claudia Hildner

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 43.49


  • Future Livingby Claudia Hildner

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 43.49


  • Houses of Mexicoby Verna Cook Shipway; Warren Shipway

    Architectural Book Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99

    This book delves into the roots of the bold yet elegant Mexican style, illustrated with many photographs from Spain and Portugal reflecting the Moorish influence. In addition to coverage of the architecture of the houses, the book shows other spatial and decorative elements, including iron gates and grilles, stairways, and old paintings, combs,... more...

  • Tradition of Craftsmanship in Mexican Homesby Patricia W. O'Gorman; Bob Schalkwijk

    Architectural Book Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99

    This book of more than four hundred photographs shows the detailed work of Mexican homes, including adobe; stone; brick and masonry; plaster and stucco; wood; terracotta and tiles; iron, metals, and glass; and paint. It is the perfect reference for those looking for authentic Mexican accents to use in their home. more...

  • Complete Loft Conversion Bookby Julian Owen

    Crowood 2013; US$ 28.99

    Loft conversions are one of the most popular types of home alteration and, as this book shows, they can be an enormously useful and stylish addition to a house. If you have not been involved in a building project before, The Complete Loft Conversion Book guides you through the entire process with chapters arranged so that they follow the sequence of... more...

  • Dwelling with Architectureby Roderick Kemsley; Christopher Platt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    The dwelling is the most fundamental building type, nowhere more so than in the open landscape. This book can be read in a number of ways. It is first a book about houses and particularly the theme ?dwelling and the land?. It examines the poetic and prosaic issues inherent in claiming a piece of the landscape to live on. It could also be seen... more...

  • Robert Willis (1800-1875) and the Foundation of Architectural Historyby Alexandrina Buchanan

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00

    The first full-scale biography of Robert Willis, the "founding father" of architectural history. more...

  • Building Type Basics for Senior Livingby Perkins Eastman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    Essential information for the design of senior living facilities Building Type Basics for Senior Living, Second Edition is your one-stop reference for essential information you need to plan and successfully complete the design of residential care environments for seniors on time and within budget. Primary authors Bradford Perkins and J. David... more...

  • Hour Chicagoby Ann Slavick

    Ivan R. Dee 2008; US$ 15.99

    Chicago's marvelous architecture and the great paintings and sculpture of its famous museums are the stars and focus of this unique new tour guide. In a compact, easy-to-carry, and easy-to-follow format, the book contains twenty-five self-guided tours to the city's world-renowned masterpieces. Each brief tour can be accomplished in roughly an hour.... more...