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- Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 62.95
Latin America has been an important place for architecture for many decades. Recently, architecture on the continent has continued to evolve, and an extremely creativescene has developed.Within this context, the book considersoutstanding projects that have prompted discussion and provided fresh impetus all across Latin America. more...
- Historic England 2015; US$ 10.19
Blackpool is Britain?s favourite seaside resort. Each year millions of visitors come to walk on its three piers, ride donkeys, enjoy shows at the Winter Gardens, scream on the thrilling rides at the Pleasure Beach and ride the lift to the top of the Tower. Generations of holidaymakers have stayed in its hotels, lodging houses and bed and breakfasts... more...
- English Heritage Publishing 2013; US$ 29.17
Bowhill is an important late medieval house near Exeter. This monograph demonstrates how examination of its historical development and the material of its contruction were used to deepen understanding about it and to inform a repair programme. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00
Essential information for the design of senior living facilities Building Type Basics for Senior Living, Second Edition is your one-stop reference for essential information you need to plan and successfully complete the design of residential care environments for seniors on time and within budget. Primary authors Bradford Perkins and J. David... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available
Contents Preface Note on Illustrations Introduction: A Landscape of Difference 1. Faith and Works: A Historical Framework 2. The Settlement Matrix: Towns and Temples 3. According to Need: Family Stewardships and the Distribution of Resources 4. Frontier Fashion: Domestic Architecture and Individual Display 5. Polygamy and Patriarchy: Women in the... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 465.00
Renowned architect Eberhard Zeidler tells his story in a two-volume book that explores his early life in Germany and his years in Canada after he moved there in 1951. Architect of Toronto's Eaton Centre and Trump International Hotel and Tower, Zeidler has left his stamp on the urban landscape of Canada, the United States, and the rest of the world. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 75.00
Perhaps the most important architect ever to have worked in America, Peter Harrison's renown suffers from the destruction of most of his papers when he died in 1775. He was born in Yorkshire, England in 1716 and trained to be an architect as a teenager. He also became a ship captain, and soon sailed to ports in America, where he began designing... 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...
- Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 105.00
In this book,22 international examples are presented, reviewing the most important aspects of construction including the use of wood, steel, brickwork and concrete which have all become established materials for this type of building. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architects? and communities? commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of the private building sector, it stresses the importance of the... more...