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- Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 48.95
20 exemplary facades by Cesar Pelli & Associates are presented in this book, arranged by material ? glass, metal, stone. The conception and development of each individual facade solution is unfolded and construction details comprehensively documented in numerous drawings. more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 119.00
Architecture of Brazil: 1900-1990 examines the processes that underpin modern Brazilian architecture under various influences and characterizes different understandings of modernity, evident in the chapter topics of this book. Accordingly, the author does not give overall preference to particular architects nor works, with the exception of a few... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
The guild buildings of Shakespeares Stratford represent a rare instance of a largely unchanged set of buildings which draw together the threads of the towns civic life. With its multi-disciplinary perspectives on this remarkable group of buildings, this volume provides a comprehensive account of the religious, educational, legal, social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 68.95
How well have architects succeeded in building housing and what lessons can be learned from their triumphs and failures? The Housing Design Handbook will give you a complete understanding of what makes successful housing design. Through the analysis of work by Levitt Bernstein and a wide range of other UK practices, it illustrates good design... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 39.00
In Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Architecture after Images , Edward Dimendberg offers the first comprehensive treatment of one of the most imaginative contemporary design studios. Since founding their practice in 1979, Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio have integrated architecture, urban design, media art, and the performing arts in a dazzling... more...
- Melbourne Books 2012; US$ 9.99
Susan Cutsforth and her husband, Stuart, are 'ordinary' people living an extraordinary life. They both work full-time: one is a teacher librarian of thirty years, and the other, a middle-level clerk in the public service. But, as Susan recounts in Our House is Not in Paris, they own a holiday house in France - the other side of the world. And... more...
- Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 48.95
This book is devoted to the various types of row house, a particularly widespread form of residential structure. A general discussion of the row as organizing principle?the row as urban building block, linear space, ways of handling corners?is followed by the systematic presentation of the different types. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.99
Popular TV star Candice Olson shares her favorite design challenges Candice Olson Favorite Design Challenges focuses on the tricky situations that Candice expertly handles for her clients—the same challenges that many homeowners face. From working around architectural limitations like sloped ceilings or a lack of wall space, merging styles... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
The Inspired Home: Interiors of Deep Beauty opens the door to twenty-five of the most beautiful homes in the world?ones owned by top interior designers, fashion designers, artists, and stylists?to reveal how simple principles borrowed from nature can inspire gorgeous, innovative interiors that both calm and embolden us. To create this unique volume,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95
Using an innovative architectural and social science approach, this book examines the political, economic, social, and spatial factors that affect cultural sustainability. Supported by a multiplicity of data including: field surveys, interviews with residents, architects, and planners, time diaries, drawings, photos, planning documents, observation... more...