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  • Tudoresqueby Andrew Ballantyne; Andrew Law

    Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 45.00

    With its distinctive gables and arches, Tudor-style architecture is recognized around the world as a symbol of British culture; it represents the idea of home to British citizens in the United Kingdom and abroad. Some love it, others hate it, but the Tudoresque is still being built—to give a house an old-fashioned air or to create a sense of exotica.... more...

  • Exploring Vancouverby Harold Kalman; Robin Ward; John Roaf; Mike Harcourt

    D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 19.99

    Vancouver's streetscapes and neighbourhoods have changed drastically in recent years. New buildings representing current architectural trends are mixing with and often replacing those of earlier eras and tastes, and a maturing architectrual melange is emerging. This book invites the reader to explore the city's continually evolving urban landscape... 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...

  • Stillness and Lightby Henry Plummer

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    Shaker buildings have long been admired for their simplicity of design and sturdy craftsmanship, with form always following function. Over the years, their distinctive physical characteristics have invited as much study as imitation. Their clean, unadorned lines have been said to reflect core Shaker beliefs such as honesty, integrity, purity, and... more...

  • A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Torontoby Margaret Goodfellow; Phil Goodfellow; Helen Malkin; Nancy Dunton

    D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 19.99

    A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Toronto provides a comprehensive look at the resurgence of city-building in Toronto over the past 20 years. Each project is featured on a two-page spread with a concise descriptive text, project information, photographs, and drawings. The projects are organized by neighborhood and allow the reader to take... more...

  • A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Vancouverby Christopher Macdonald; Veronica Gillies; Helen Malkin; Nancy Dunton

    D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 19.99

    A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Vancouver explores buildings constructed as the city experienced unprecedented growth, beginning with Expo 86 and continuing through the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The guidebook features buildings and public spaces grouped by areas, with maps so that a visitor can create walking tours, including ones through... more...

  • Town and Terraced Housingby Avi Friedman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95

    Recent societal changes have brought about renewed interest from architects, town planners, housing officials and the public in terraces and townhouses.  The small footprint that this style of house occupies allows a sustainable high density approach to habitation, slowing sprawl and creating energy-efficient affordable living. Townhouses have been... more...

  • Stadthäuserby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 48.95

    Die intelligente Weiterentwicklung von Bautypen ist eine wesentliche Aufgabenstellung im Wohnungsbau. Für den einzelnen Entwurf ebenso wie für die breite Verwendbarkeit, Wiederholbarkeit und Variation von erprobten Strukturen istdas vertiefte Verständnis der zugrunde liegenden Typen unverzichtbar. Für die Wohnungsbautypologie haben die... more...

  • Wohn Raum Alpen / Abitare le alpi / Living in the Alpsby Kunst Meran/o arte; Eva Herrmann; Roman Röllbacher

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 90.95

    The provision of attractive dwellings in Europe's population centers has long been a topic of central concern not only to architects but also to city planners, investors, and municipalities. Redensification and the creation of new residential developments are always accompanied by the question of sustainable approaches. In Alpine areas,... more...

  • Complexityby Clemens Bellut; Johann Feichter; Andrea Gleiniger; Klaus Mainzer; Denise Scott Brown; Kostas Terzidis; Robert Venturi; Georg Vrachliotis; Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 32.00

    Digitalization has transformed the discourse of architecture: that discourse is now defined by a wealth of new terms and concepts that previously either had no meaning, or had different meanings, in the context of architectural theory and design. Its concepts and strategies are increasingly shaped by influences emerging at the intersection... more...