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  • Historic Whitefish Bayby Thomas Fehring; Jefferson J. Aikin

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Incorporated in 1892, Whitefish Bay is a pleasant, verdant village that is home to more than fourteen thousand people. More than half of its five thousand houses and other structures have been deemed historic or architecturally important. Even casual passersby can attest to the architectural significance of these buildings, and while the personal history... more...

  • The New Tenementby Florian Urban

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    This book examines "new tenements"—dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city regeneration since the 1970s and came with a new positive view on urban living. Focusing principally on Berlin, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Rotterdam, and Vienna, it relates architectural design to an evolving intellectual framework... more...

  • Capsules: Typology of Other Architectureby Peter Šenk

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.95

    This book investigates the architectural, product design, and urban typology of the capsule which, beginning in the 1960s, broadened the concept of the basic building blocks of architecture to include a minimal living unit, called the "capsule." Here it is presented with regard to the continuity of the development of the Modern Movement, its revisionist... more...

  • Leavenworthby Kenneth M. LaMaster

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    On May 30, 1854, Pres. Franklin Pierce signed the hotly contested Kansas-Nebraska Act. Before the ink was dry, squatters settled on the 322-acre plot of land bounded by the Fort Leavenworth Military Reservation (to the north) and Three Mile Creek (to the south). From Bleeding Kansas to western expansion, many historical figures have called Leavenworth... more...

  • Manchesterby Robert B. Perreault; Gary Samson

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Known as New Hampshire�s �Queen City,� Manchester could be called �Change City.� Throughout its history, it has reinvented itself many times. From a Native American fishing and gathering place called Amoskeag to a Yankee colonial town known as Derryfield, it became a multiethnic industrial center, the �Manchester of America,� home of the world-famous... more...

  • Mary's Household Tips and Tricksby Mary Berry

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    One of the Guardian's TOP TEN READS for Christmas 'It's practical AND beautiful . . . almost like it's an ideal gift . . .' Graham Norton, BBC Radio 2 Britain's best-loved cook and national treasure Mary Berry lets readers in on her very own household secrets . . . A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide that shares her greatest... more...

  • Complex Housingby Julia Williams Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Complex Housing introduces an architectural type called complex housing, common to the Netherlands and found in other Northern European countries. Eight fully illustrated case studies show successful approaches to designing for density, which reflect values such as long-term planning, a right to housing, and access to light and air. The case studies... more...

  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climatesby Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how sustainable is this in a world where problems with the production of electricity are predicted? Vernacular houses... more...

  • San Diego's Kensingtonby Margaret McCann; Kiley Wallace; Alexandra Wallace; Robert Sedlock

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    The mid-city San Diego neighborhood of Kensington was conceived as a streetcar suburb. Composed of several subdivisions, the first was Kensington Park, mapped on April 8, 1910. The principals involved in developing Kensington were also involved in creating the 1915 Panama-California Exposition in Balboa Park, and it was hoped that the throngs attracted... more...

  • Building Physics - Heat, Air and Moistureby Hugo S. L. Hens

    Wiley 2017; US$ 66.09 US$ 59.48

    Bad experiences with construction quality, the energy crises of 1973 and 1979, complaints about "sick buildings", thermal, acoustical, visual and olfactory discomfort, the need for good air quality, the move towards more sustainability - all these have accelerated the development of a field that, for a long time, was hardly more than an academic exercise:... more...