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- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 17.58
The Architecture of Happiness is Alain de Botton's exploration of the hidden links between buildings and our well being Bestselling author Alain de Botton has written about love, travel, status and how philosophy can console us. Now he turns his attention to one of our most intense but often hidden love affairs: with our houses and their... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 20.78
The Edifice Complex explores the intimate and inextricable relationship between power, money and architecture in the twentieth century. How and why have presidents, prime ministers, mayors, millionaires and bishops come to share such a fascination with grand designs? From Blair to Mitterrand, from Hitler to Stalin to Saddam Hussein, architecture... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2002; US$ 20.99
Egypt, the birthplace of communal monasticism, has a rich store of monasteries and monastic art. Coptic Monasteries takes the reader on a tour of the best preserved and most significant of these ancient religious centers, documenting in exhaustive detail the richness and the glory of the Coptic heritage. An informative introduction by Tim Vivian brings... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
It's not just you. Every architecture student is initially confused by architecture school - an education so different that it doesn't compare to anything else. A student?s joy at being chosen in stiff competition with many other applicants can turn to doubt when he or she struggles to understand the logic of the specific teaching method. Testimony... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 90.00
The all-inclusive reference to starting and operating alandscape architecture firm The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture, SecondEdition is completely revised to keep up with the latestdevelopments driving the day-to-day operation of a successfulprivate-practice landscape architecture office. Whether helping alandscape architecture... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 27.18
Christopher Lloyd (Christo) was one of the greatest English gardeners of the twentieth century, perhaps the finest plantsman of them all. His creation is the garden at Great Dixter in East Sussex, and it is a tribute to his vision and achievement that, after his death in 2006, the Heritage Lottery Fund made a grant of £4 million to help preserve it... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
While we all live our lives in designed landscapes of various types, only on occasion do we consider what these landscapes mean to us and how they have acquired that significance. Can a landscape architect or garden designer really imbue new settings with meaning, or does meaning evolve over time, created by those who perceive and use these landscapes?... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 120.00
Written by The American Institute of Architects, this is the definitive textbook on practice issues written specifically for architecture students. Specifically written for emerging architects, this is the first unabbreviated guide specifically for architecture students about to begin their careers. It is required reading in a professional practice... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 29.95
Full of stunning landscape photographs, this tropical gardening book is a delight for anyone interested in the lavish gardens of the Philippines. Aimed at gardening enthusiasts, Tropical Gardens of the Philippines contains a rare glimpse into some of the most beautiful tropical gardens in the world today. It presents 42 spectacular contemporary... more...
- Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 98.00
Michel Desvigne is no doubt the most high-profile French landscape architect working today. This thematic monograph documents the key elements of Desvigne?s work in individual chapters: processes of transformation, geography, territory, urban structures, and public squares. more...