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- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 29.95
In recent decades, few nations have transformed themselves as radically as Korea. Amid Seoul's glass-and-steel skyscrapers and luxury apartments, however, the traditional Korean home or Hanok is experiencing a surprising renaissance. Hanok: The Korean House showcases twelve very special Hanok that reflect today's Korea—a country that's putting a... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available
Contents Preface Note on Illustrations Introduction: A Landscape of Difference 1. Faith and Works: A Historical Framework 2. The Settlement Matrix: Towns and Temples 3. According to Need: Family Stewardships and the Distribution of Resources 4. Frontier Fashion: Domestic Architecture and Individual Display 5. Polygamy and Patriarchy: Women in the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Eisenman has always been deeply interested in the problem of form in architecture and has constantly challenged the classical concept of it. He tried to connect his own work with the cultural manifestations of the time: firstly under the influence of Colin Rowe and his formalist studies; secondly, by re-interpreting Chomskys linguistic theories;... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 15.00
A concise and amply illustrated introduction to Kentucky folk structures--log cabins, houses, cribs, and barns--that should be treasured as irreplaceable expressions of the cultural values of the Commonwealth's past. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
The ante bellum homes of Lexington and Fayette County, Kentucky, are both more numerous and more distinctive in design than those of many communities of similar age. Founded in 1775, Lexington by the turn of the century had become the chief cultural center north of New Orleans and west of the Alleghenies. During the eight decades between the Revolution... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
What are the challenges architects face when designing dwelling spaces of a limited size? And what can these projects tell us about architecture ? and architectural principles ? in general? In BIG little house , award-winning architect Donna Kacmar introduces twenty real-life examples of small houses. Each project is under 1,000 square feet (100... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 112.00
This book offers a thorough study of the relationship between the characteristics of construction density and the ensuing atmospheres, distribution of uses and their value. 36 case study examples in Zurich, Vienna, Munich and Berlin were documented and assessed, from the outskirts to the center of the city with photographs and detailed... more...
- Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 21.88
The way you design your home says just as much about you as the clothes you wear. This great new book is packed with practical advice on how to achieve the look you want, for a budget you can afford. Before you begin any kind of home-decorating project you need to make sure your canvas is in good order. We include a handy checklist of common problems... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 75.00
Perhaps the most important architect ever to have worked in America, Peter Harrison's renown suffers from the destruction of most of his papers when he died in 1775. He was born in Yorkshire, England in 1716 and trained to be an architect as a teenager. He also became a ship captain, and soon sailed to ports in America, where he began designing... more...