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  • Japan Housesby Marcia Iwatate; Geeta K. Mehta; Takeshi Nakasa

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 29.95

    Japanese residential design has evolved as a distinctive response to social, political, and climatic pressures?along with the powerful individual ideas of its architects. Japan Houses presents 26 of the country's finest contemporary houses in breathtaking photographs and with insightful text. more...

  • Mies van der Rohe's Krefeld Villasby Kent Kleinman; Leslie Duzer

    Springer 2005; US$ 35.00

    With all of the attention Mies van der Rohe has recived over the last few years, it's hard to believe that there could be a pair of "undiscovered" buildings begging for even the slightest consideration--and receiving none. Such has been the fate, however, of Mies's Krefeld Villas, a pair of neighboring brick residences of typically... more...

  • Proceed and Be Boldby Andrea Oppenheimer Dean

    Springer 2005; US$ 30.00

    Since Samuel Mockbee's death in 2001, the Rural Studio has continued to thrive, a tribute to its founder's vision. Under Mockbee's successor, Andrew Freear, the studio has seeded southwest Alabama with an additional seventeen architectural landmarks, and all are shown here. Andrea Oppenheimer Dean is author of several books on architecture... more...

  • Analysing Architectureby Simon Unwin

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    Clear and accessible, Analysing Architecture opens a fresh way to understanding architecture. It offers a unique ?notebook? of architectural strategies to present an engaging introduction to elements and concepts in architectural design. Beautifully illustrated throughout with the author?s original drawings, examples are drawn from across the world... more...

  • Louise Blanchard Bethuneby Johanna Hays

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Louise Blanchard Bethune was the United States' first female professional architect. Bethune belonged to the influential group of pioneer architects--Daniel Burnham, John Root and Louis Sullivan--who supported her in becoming a fellow in the American Institute of Architects. In the booming industrial city of Buffalo, she preceded Frank Lloyd Wright... more...

  • Building Type Basics for Research Laboratoriesby Daniel D. Watch

    Wiley 2002; US$ 75.00

    Planning to initiate designs for government, academic, and private research laboratories? Here's the nuts-and-bolts design guidelines that will start any project off on the right track and keep it there through completion. Filled with project photographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details, Combines in-depth coverage of the structural, mechanical,... more...

  • The Modern Airport Terminalby Brian Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 150.00

    This book will be a source of inspiration and guiding principles for those who design, commission or manage airport buildings. more...

  • American Domestic Architecture 1600--1900by Roger H. Wood; Richard J. Wood

    Infosential Press 2001; US$ 36.95

    A history of American domestic architecture from 1600 through t0 1990 is presented by the authors in this electronic work. The influence of English and European models of architectural design on domestic (United States) house designs is emphasized. How a preference for English, French, and Spanish designs conferred social status and family heritage... more...

  • Nineteenth-Century Mormon Architecture and City Planningby C. Mark Hamilton

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 149.99

    This book is the first comprehensive study of Mormon architecture. It centers on the doctrine of Zion which led to over 500 planned settlements in Missouri, Illinois, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Canada, and Mexico. This doctrine also led to a hierarchy of building types from temples and tabernacles to meetinghouses... more...

  • Transportable Environments 3by Robert Kronenburg; Filiz Klassen

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 115.95

    An overview of structures designed to be mobile, their uses, and the principles involved in their design including a consideration of the wide range of applications in which they can be found. more...