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- Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 19.99
A classic book authored by the foremost architectural historian in America, this fully illustrated history of American architecture and city planning is based on Vincent Scully's conviction that architecture and city planning are inseparably linked and must therefore be treated together. He defines architecture as a continuing dialogue between generations... more...
- Burford Books 2013; US$ 19.99
A key book for the golfer's library, exploring the intricacies of golf architecture?and how this knowledge can improve your golf game. Knowledgeable golfers and beginners alike will find The Anatomy of a Golf Course fascinating--and stroke saving--reading. more...
- Architectural Book Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99
This book delves into the roots of the bold yet elegant Mexican style, illustrated with many photographs from Spain and Portugal reflecting the Moorish influence. In addition to coverage of the architecture of the houses, the book shows other spatial and decorative elements, including iron gates and grilles, stairways, and old paintings, combs,... more...
- Architectural Book Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
This book of more than four hundred photographs shows the detailed work of Mexican homes, including adobe; stone; brick and masonry; plaster and stucco; wood; terracotta and tiles; iron, metals, and glass; and paint. It is the perfect reference for those looking for authentic Mexican accents to use in their home. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
The first full-scale biography of Robert Willis, the "founding father" of architectural history. more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 28.99
Loft conversions are one of the most popular types of home alteration and, as this book shows, they can be an enormously useful and stylish addition to a house. If you have not been involved in a building project before, The Complete Loft Conversion Book guides you through the entire process with chapters arranged so that they follow the sequence of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories has thirteen new essays from a range of distinguished architectural historians to help you understand the region?s rich and varied architecture. It will also introduce you to major projects that have not been written about in English. A foreword by historian Kenneth Frampton sets the stage... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
The dwelling is the most fundamental building type, nowhere more so than in the open landscape. This book can be read in a number of ways. It is first a book about houses and particularly the theme ?dwelling and the land?. It examines the poetic and prosaic issues inherent in claiming a piece of the landscape to live on. It could also be seen... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
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...
- Ivan R. Dee 2008; US$ 15.99
Chicago's marvelous architecture and the great paintings and sculpture of its famous museums are the stars and focus of this unique new tour guide. In a compact, easy-to-carry, and easy-to-follow format, the book contains twenty-five self-guided tours to the city's world-renowned masterpieces. Each brief tour can be accomplished in roughly an hour.... more...