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  • Henry Ives Cobb's Chicagoby Edward W. Wolner

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 36.00

    When championing the commercial buildings and homes that made the Windy City famous, one can’t help but mention the brilliant names of their architects—Daniel Burnham, Louis Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright, among others. But few people are aware of Henry Ives Cobb (1859–1931), the man responsible for an extraordinarily rich chapter... more...

  • 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... 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...

  • 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...

  • Baukalkulation und Projektcontrollingby Egon Leimböck; Ulf Rüdiger Klaus; Oliver Hölkermann

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.95

    Die sorgfAltige Baukalkulation und ein fundiertes Projektcontrolling sind die Grundvoraussetzungen fA¬r den langfristig wirtschaftlichen Erfolg fA¬r die Unternehmen der Bauwirtschaft. In bewAhrter Weise wird der Zusammenhang zwischen den Grundlagen der Baukalkulation und den rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen vermittelt und mithilfe eines durchgAngigen... more...

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

    D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 19.95

    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... more...

  • Town and Terraced Housingby Avi Friedman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    A systematic approach is used to cover the many facets of terraced and townhouses ? a style of building which has been in use since the Roman era and is still useful today. The whole range of this style of housing is covered from interior design and construction methods, to more social factors like the issues of parking and street configurations.... more...

  • Small Housesby Claudia Hildner

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 59.00

    Japanese residential building has fascinated whole generations of architects. Alongside the strict implementation of design concepts, the small conceptual houses are excellent examples for the demonstration of creative experimentation in terms of spatial configuration, materials and the ability to organise even the smallest of spaces. These houses... more...

  • 101 Farmhouse Favoritesby Gooseberry Patch

    Gooseberry Patch, LLC 2013; US$ 11.99

    Afternoons at Grandma's farmhouse always seemed to be sunny...a warm breeze blowing through cotton curtains, endless fields of green, relaxing on the porch with a glass of lemonade and looking forward to what she'd make for dinner. No matter what was served in her kitchen, the meals were always made with love and the recipes were treasures passed... more...

  • Frank Gehry MARTa Herfordby MARTa Freunde und Förderer

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 39.95

    Im Mai 2005 wurde in Herford, Zentrum der Möbelindustrie Nordrhein-Westfalens, der von Frank O. Gehry entworfene Museumsbau eröffnet. Die Galerie im bestehenden Gebäude ist neutral gehalten und entspricht der Vorstellung von einem White Cube; der Dom und die umliegenden Galerien weisen dagegen den eigenwilligen Charakter von Gehrys Formensprache auf.... more...