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- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
The first full-scale biography of Robert Willis, the "founding father" of architectural history. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 21.86
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... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
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...
- Architectural Book Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
For nearly forty years the legendary firm led by Charles Follen McKim, William Rutherford Mead, and Stanford White was responsible for many of the finest buildings in America, including the Boston Public Library, Penn Station in New York, the Morgan Library, and the campus of Columbia University. This anthology of plans, elevations, and details... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
The Inspired Home: Interiors of Deep Beauty opens the door to twenty-five of the most beautiful homes in the world?ones owned by top interior designers, fashion designers, artists, and stylists?to reveal how simple principles borrowed from nature can inspire gorgeous, innovative interiors that both calm and embolden us. To create this unique volume,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 19.95
In 1901, Gustav Stickley began to create the first uniquely American style of furniture and home design?known as Craftsman. Stickley's principles of home design include construction that is in harmony with its landscape, open floor plans, built-in storage, and natural lighting. He was a major influence on Frank Lloyd Wright, and he remains... more...
- Reaktion Books 2005; US$ 29.00
From sash windows and ceramic tiles to barracks and warehouses, industrialized building has thrived since the nineteenth century in Europe and America. Yet architects have neglected this area of practical construction in favor of historical, theoretical, and artistic analyses, resulting in the emergence of an influential building industry with architects... more...