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Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings

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  • English Houses 1300-1800by Matthew. H Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Houses are more than a shelter from the elements: they also offer an unparalleled insight into the beliefs, ideas and experiences of the people who built and lived in them. In this engaging book, Matthew Johnson looks at the traditional houses that still exist throughout the English countryside and examines the lives of the ordinary people who once... more...

  • Frank Lloyd Wright for Kidsby Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    An engaging, kid-friendly exploration of America’s leading architect and his work   This revised and updated edition of a longstanding classic, Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids , details the life, times, and work of the celebrated architect. Through simple, kid-friendly prose and anecdotes, author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen describes the influences... more...

  • New Urban Configurationsby R. Cavallo; S. Komossa; N. Marzot

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 210.00

    Urban areas have been caught up in a turbulent process of transformation over the past 50 years and changes have been rapid, with issues such as mobility, nature, water management, energy use and public space featuring prominently._x000D_In each Olympic year since 1988, the Faculty of Architecture at Delft University of Technology has held an international... more...

  • West Country Households, 1500-1700by John Allan; Nat Alcock; David Dawson

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; US$ 50.00

    Essays on the development of the post-medieval house, its contents and decoration. more...

  • Old Philadelphia Houses on Society Hill, 1750–1840by Elizabeth B. McCall; Michael Maicher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 20.50

    Officially known as Washington Square Park, Philadelphia’s Society Hill district contains an impressive number of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century houses. This book presents, in text and pictures, the stories of its outstanding Colonial and Early American mansions and dwellings and simple row houses; its churches and other exceptional... more...

  • ALIVEby Manuel Kretzer; Ludger Hovestadt

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00

    In times where the very concept of ‘nature’ is questioned not only in its philosophical dimension, but in the core of its biological materiality, we need to reconsider the interrelations between architecture and nature. This not only applies to strategies on environmental responsibility but equally on anticipatory human behavior and cultural... more...

  • The Buildings of Peter Harrisonby John Fitzhugh Millar

    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...

  • Hanok: The Korean Houseby Nani Park; Robert J. Fouser; Jongkeun Lee

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 29.99

    In recent decades, few nations have transformed themselves as radically as Korea. Amid Seoul's glass-and-steel skyscrapers and luxury apartments, however, the traditional Korean home or Hanok is experiencing a surprising renaissance. Hanok: The Korean House showcases twelve very special Hanok that reflect today's Koreaa country that's putting a... more...

  • Lost San Franciscoby Dennis Evanosky

    Pavilion Books 2013; US$ 10.99

    Lost San Francisco takes readers on a journey back to the buildings, parks, stadia, ferries - even cemetaries and prisoners - that time and progress have swept aside. It revisits the building where fortunes were made, where momentous events unfolded and where San Franciscans went to enjoy themselves, like Seals Stadium or Playland at the Beach. The... more...

  • Helmut von Werzby Cordula Rau; Georg von Werz

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 70.00

    Helmut von Werz gründete bereits 1946 in München sein Architekturbüro, dem 1952 Johann Christoph Ottow als Partner beitrat. 1971 kamen Erhard Bachmann und Michel Marx als Partner hinzu. Einige Bauten dieses Architekturbüros wurden zu ihrer Zeit aufgrund ihrer Modernität und des Einsatzes neuer Materialien kontrovers debattiert, wie zum... more...