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Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings

  • 25 Tropical Houses in Indonesiaby Amir Sidharta; Amanda Eberhardt; Masano Kawana

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 44.95

    25 Tropical Houses in Indonesia offers a selection of the best contemporary architecture and interior design in the archipelago. Architects working in Indonesia?and elsewhere in Southeast Asia?face the challenge not only of creating spaces to suit the lifestyles of their users but also of addressing the environmental and climatic problems associated... more...

  • 50 Schlüsselideen Architekturby Philip Wilkinson; Regina Schneider

    Springer 2014; US$ 19.99

    Eine Entdeckungsreise durch die Ideenwelt der Baukunst von der griechischen Antike bis heute  _____  Worin besteht der Unterschied zwischen einer dorischen und einer ionischen Säule? Welche Funktion hat ein Strebebogen? Was sind die Leitmotive der modernen Architektur? Wie unterscheidet sich Restaurierung von Konservierung? Wann ist ein Bauwerk bloß... more...

  • AIA Guide to New York Cityby Norval White; Elliot Willensky; Fran Leadon

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 29.99

    Hailed as "extraordinarily learned" (New York Times), "blithe in spirit and unerring in vision," (New York Magazine), and the "definitive record of New York's architectural heritage" (Municipal Art Society), Norval White and Elliot Willensky's book is an essential reference for everyone with an interest in architecture... more...

  • ALIVEby Manuel Kretzer; Ludger Hovestadt

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00

    In times where the very concept of ?nature? is questioned not only in its philosophical dimension, but in the core of its biological materiality, we need to reconsider the interrelations between architecture and nature. To address these challenges this book unravels compelling innovative and forward-thinking design narratives by leading... more...

  • African American Architectsby Dreck Spurlock Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 205.00

    African-American architects have been designing and building houses and public buildings since 1865. Although many of these structures survive today, the architects themselves are virtually unknown. This unique reference work brings their lives and work to light for the first time. Written by 100 experts ranging from architectural historians to archivists,... 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...

  • Anleitung für die eigene Baustelleby Nils Wetter

    Eberhard Blottner Verlag 2009; US$ 20.54

    Den eigenen Hausbau erfolgreich organisieren! Dieses Buch bietet Ihnen praktische Hilfestellung für die Organisation und die Begleitung Ihrer eigenen Baustelle - mit verständlichen Informationen in übersichtlicher Darstellung: von der Auftragsvergabe und Bauvorbereitung über die Bauausführung der Gewerke bis hin zu der abschließenden Bauabnahme mit... more...

  • Ante Bellum Houses of the Bluegrassby Clay Lancaster

    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...

  • Architectural Excursions: Frank Lloyd Wright, Holland and Europeby Donald Johnson; Donald Langmead

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 127.00

    Soon after 1900 in both North America and Europe the evolution from the tradition of Mediterranean and Gallic architectural styles to modernism began. This phenomenon was due, in part, to American industrial architecture and the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright's building and architectural treatises of 1898-1908, with the additional help of Dutch... more...

  • Architecture Walksby Lucy D. Rosenfeld; Marina Harrison

    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    From reflections of three hundred years of history to expressions of the most modern design, Architecture Walks guides readers on a tour of nearly one hundred inspiring, informative, and aesthetically intriguing architectural treasures in and around New York and the surrounding area, including Connecticut, New Jersey, the eastern edge of Pennsylvania,... more...