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Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings

  • 25 Tropical Houses in Indonesiaby Amir Sidharta; Amanda Eberhardt

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 44.99

    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

    Spektrum Akademischer Verlag 2014; US$ 19.99

    Zum englischen Originalbuch: From the Pyramids of Giza to the Guggenheim, this lively guide explains the key concepts and inventions in architecture clearly and concisely. Exploring the myriad ways in which the built environment is shaped and created, readers will gain a new and informed appreciation for architecture, from the classical orders of... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    "There are two reasons the guide has entered the pantheon of New York books. One is its encyclopedic nature, and the other is its inimitable style--'smart, vivid, funny and opinionated' as the architectural historian Christopher Gray once summed it up in pithy W & W fashion."-- The New York Times 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...

  • American Architects and the Single-Family Homeby Lisa M. Tucker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    American Architects and the Single-Family Home explains how a small group of architects started the Architects? Small House Service Bureau in 1919 and changed the course of twentieth-century residential design for the better. Concepts and principles they developed related to public spaces, private spaces, and service spaces for living; details about... 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...

  • 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...

  • Antebellum Architecture of Kentuckyby Clay Lancaster

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    During the eight decades preceding the Civil War, Kentucky was the scene of tremendous building activity. Located in the western section of the original English colonies, midway between North and South, Kentucky saw the rise of an architecture that combined the traditions of nationally known designers, eager to achieve the refinements of their English... 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...