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  • 100 Victorian Architectural Designs for Houses and Other Buildings, Paperback
    Originally published in 1878, this now-rare collection of designs supplies views of a remarkable variety of modestly priced structures: houses, villas, cottages, many others. Handsome drawings of perspective views and elevations, some of which include floor plans, plus suggestions for interior desig..
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  • 1000 Architectural Details: A Selection of the World's Most Interesting Building Elements, Paperback
    ``This is a fascinating volume packed with comprehensive illustrations and the most current expert information. Professionals, do-it-yourselfers and anyone with an interest in design will find it eminently practical.`` --SciTech Book News A study of detail in contemporary world architecture in pho..
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  • 101 Things I Learned in Architecture School, Hardcover
    This is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the studio and in their backpacks. It is also a book they may want to keep out of view of their professors, for it expresses in clear and simple language things that tend to be murky and abstruse in the classroom. These 101 concise le..
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  • A Question of Qualities: Essays in Architecture, Paperback
    Jeffrey Kipnis's writing, thinking, and teaching casts architecture as both an intellectual discourse and a lived, affective experience. His essays on contemporary architects are less about making critical judgments than about explication, exegesis, and provocation. In these eleven essays, written b..
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  • Aaron G. Green: Organic Architecture Beyond Frank Lloyd Wright, Hardcover
    Aaron G. Green, FAIA, was an internationally known organic architect of ``striking originality and grace.`` His diversified architectural works include residential, commercial, industrial, municipal, judicial, religious, interment, mass housing, and educational projects. Aaron had a uniquely close r..
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  • Active Matter, Hardcover
    The past few decades brought a revolution in computer software and hardware; today we are on the cusp of a materials revolution. If yesterday we programmed computers and other machines, today we program matter itself. This has created new capabilities in design, computing, and fabrication, which all..
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  • American Libraries 1730-1950, Hardcover
    Although new technologies appear poised to alter it, the library remains a powerful site for discovery, and its form is still determined by the geometry of the book and the architectural spaces devised to store and display it. American Libraries provides a history and panorama of these much-loved st..
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  • Architect: The Pritzker Prize Laureates in Their Own Words, Hardcover
    In this completely revised and up-to-date edition, the world's most accomplished architects-Gehry, Pei, Meier, Nouvel, Piano, and 37 more-express their views on creativity, inspiration, and legacy in this visually stunning, one-of-a-kind collection. The Pritzker Prize is the most prestigious interna..
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  • Architectural Intelligence: How Designers and Architects Created the Digital Landscape, Hardcover
    Architects who engaged with cybernetics, artificial intelligence, and other technologies poured the foundation for digital interactivity.In Architectural Intelligence, Molly Wright Steenson explores the work of four architects in the 1960s and 1970s who incorporated elements of interactivity into th..
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  • Architecture and Waste: A (Re)Planned Obsolescence, Hardcover
    Architecture and design currently play a minor role in the design and construction of industrial building types, especially waste-to-energy facilities. Through comparing the well-established waste-to-energy industries in Sweden with less established engagements in the northeast of the United States,..
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  • Architecture Matters, Hardcover
    Architecture matters. It matters to cities, the planet, and human lives. How architects design and what they build has an impact that usually lasts for generations. The more we understand architecture--the deeper we probe the decisions and designs that go into making a building--the better our world..
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  • Architecture That Speaks: S. C. P. Vosper and Ten Remarkable Buildings at Texas A&m, Hardcover
    When the A&M College of Texas opened its doors in 1876, its early buildings followed a Victorian architectural style. Classical architecture came to the campus with the Academic Building, after the 1912 fire that destroyed Old Main. Subsequent buildings generally followed this neoclassical path, but..
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  • Architecture, Sculpture, and Painting of the First Goetheanum, Paperback
    The planning, construction, and execution of the functional work of art that was the First Goetheanum was an endeavor that occupied Rudolf Steiner for the better part of seven years. Every detail, from the seemingly small--such as the shape and feel of the door handles--to the grand motifs of the pa..
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  • Architecture: A Visual History, Hardcover
    With over 500 images and 13 specially commissioned 3-D artworks identifying key structural and aesthetic features, this is a visual tour covering more than 350 of the world's greatest buildings of architectural styles.Take a spectacular tour of the world's architecture--from ancient stupas to modern..
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  • Art Nouveau Windows Stained Glass Coloring Book, Paperback
    Now you can re-create the glowing, muted colors and sinuous complexities of Art Nouveau stained glass with this handsome coloring book. Artist A. G. Smith has carefully preserved the familiar swirling, organic forms in 16 boldly outlined designs derived from works by master artisans of the Art Nouve..
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  • At Home in the Heart of the Horseshoe: Life in the University of South Carolina President's House, Hardcover
    The University of South Carolina was founded in 1801 on a modest parcel of land now called the Horseshoe. While the campus has grown well beyond its original borders, the oak-lined and gated historic Horseshoe remains the heart of campus life. At Home in the Heart of the Horseshoe pays tribute to th..
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  • Barcelona: Manifold Grids and the Creda Plan, Paperback
    Redesigning Gridded Cities focuses with extreme detail on four paradigmatic gridded cities, Manhattan, Chicago, Barcelona, and Hangzhou by analyzing these cities and proposing their own interventions that implicate the grid in productive ways. They emphasize the value of open forms for city design, ..
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  • Barns of New York: Rural Architecture of the Empire State, Paperback
    Barns of New York explores and celebrates the agricultural and architectural diversity of the Empire State--from Long Island to Lake Erie, the Southern Tier to the North Country--providing a unique compendium of the vernacular architecture of rural New York. Through descriptions of the appearance an..
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  • Be Seated, Hardcover
    Laurie Olin's interest in public outdoor seating in parks and civic spaces revolves around two poles: the first is a concern for aspects of the ordinary in our settings and actions, the apparatus and effects of the quotidian in our individual lives and experience; the other is the utility of public ..
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  • Becoming an Architect, Paperback
    ``Becoming an Architect will inspire future architects, career consultants, and human resources professionals alike, providing all the information you'll need to make intelligent decisions about careers in architecture.`` --From the Foreword by Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, 2014 AIA National Presiden..
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  • Black: Architecture in Monochrome, Hardcover
    A stunning exploration of the beauty and drama of 150 black structures built by the world's leading architects over 1,000 years.A visually rich book, Black: Architecture in Monochrome casts a new eye on the beauty - and the drama - of black in the built world. Spotlighting more than 150 structures f..
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  • Builders of the Pacific Coast, Paperback
    A continuation of Lloyd Kahn's journeys into the creative processes of owner-built homes -- their innovative techniques, use of sustainable materials, and essential dedication to the natural elements surrounding their designs -- Builders of the Pacific Coast explores the aesthetics and skills of thr..
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  • Buildings of Savannah, Paperback
    While Savannah's famous urban plan is rightly renowned in many studies of urban history, what brings streams of tourists and architects to the city, and daily engages residents with its fascinating history, are not abstract principles of urban planning but a compelling fabric of buildings interactin..
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  • Cape Cod Modern: Midcentury Architecture and Community on the Outer Cape, Hardcover
    In the summer of 1937, Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus and a professor at Harvard's new Graduate School of Design, rented a house on Planting Island, near the base of Cape Cod. There, he and his wife, Ise, hosted a festive reunion of Bauhaus masters and students who had recently emigrated fro..
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  • Cartooning the Landscape, Paperback
    One of the singular talents in landscape design, Chip Sullivan has shared his expertise through a seemingly unusual medium that, at second glance, makes perfect sense--the comic strip. For years Sullivan entertained readers of Landscape Architecture Magazine with comic strips that ingeniously illust..
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  • Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934, Hardcover
    For more than a century, Chicago's skyline has included some of the world's most distinctive and inspiring buildings. This history of the Windy City's skyscrapers begins in the key period of reconstruction after the Great Fire of 1871 and concludes in 1934 with the onset of the Great Depression, whi..
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  • Citymakers: The Culture and Craft of Practical Urbanism, Paperback
    Cities are where solutions to the twenty-first century's key challenges--inequality, grassroots activism, climate change, innovation--will be tested. And as cities adapt to new developments in technology, infrastructure, public space, transportation, and housing, so too must urban practices and our ..
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  • Clinical: An Architecture of Variation with Repetition, Hardcover
    Books, as projects, have an initial stage of explosion in which many directions and possibilities are opened at once. Then comes a quieter stage, in which ideas are reorganized, distilled and rounded out. For this book, the detonator is drawing. A collection of analytical representations of the clin..
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  • Code Check Commercial: An Illustrated Guide to Commercial Building Codes, Paperback
    Code Check Commercial is a field guide for code issues commonly encountered in the construction of retail stores, offices, warehouses, health services' locations, schools, service stations, hotels, restaurants, apartments, and condos. Using clear language and informative diagrams, Code Check Commerc..
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  • Concrete (Mini Format), Hardcover
    A visual exploration of the world's most extraordinary and inspiring concrete architecture - in a stylish and compact format.``Yes, concrete can be cold and imposing - but as the structures in the book attest, it can also be colourful, playful, and delicate.`` --Wall Street JournalIn this new, reima..
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  • Container Atlas: A Practical Guide to Container Architecture, Hardcover
    This book presents a wide range of projects in container architecture - a contemporary architectural phenomenon. It features container structures used as pop-up stores and temporary exhibits as well as sophisticated housing and office spaces that provoke and inspire while setting new standards in fu..
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  • Conway Urban Watershed Framework Plan, Paperback
    More than half of America's waterbodies are unsafe for swimming, fishing, and as sources of drinking due to city building and farming. Beyond water quality problems, dysfunctional streams cause flooding and erosion of property leading to neighborhood blight. Not only can this be reversed, but repair..
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  • Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities, Paperback
    The cohousing bible by the US originators of the concept." NUME CARTE: Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities, PaperbackISBN: 0865716722PRET EDITURA: 135.99AUTOR(i): Kathryn McCamantEDITURA: New Society PublishersCOPERTA: BrosataDATA PUBLICARE: 2011..
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  • Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone, Hardcover
    ``That's what we do really: we do miracles,`` said Anne-Marie Nyiranshimiyimana, who learned masonry in helping to build the Butaro Hospital, a project designed for and with the people of Rwanda using local materials. This, and other projects designed with dignity, show the power of good design. Alm..
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  • Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone, Paperback
    ``That's what we do really: we do miracles,`` said Anne-Marie Nyiranshimiyimana, who learned masonry in helping to build the Butaro Hospital, a project designed for and with the people of Rwanda using local materials. This, and other projects designed with dignity, show the power of good design. Alm..
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  • Designing San Francisco: Art, Land, and Urban Renewal in the City by the Bay, Hardcover
    A major new urban history of the design and development of postwar San FranciscoDesigning San Francisco is the untold story of the formative postwar decades when U.S. cities took their modern shape amid clashing visions of the future. In this pathbreaking and richly illustrated book, Alison Isenberg..
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  • Dfw Deco: Modernistic Architecture of North Texas, Hardcover
    Vivid imagery and original research are the hallmarks of DFW Deco: Modernistic Architecture of North Texas, the latest in Jim Parsons and David Bush's series of books documenting Art Deco and Art Moderne design in the Lone Star State. DFW Deco examines a vibrant architectural heritage that spans leg..
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  • Drawings and Plans of Frank Lloyd Wright, Paperback
    ``I would much rather build than write about building, but when I am not building, I will write about building -- or the significance of those buildings I have already built.`` -- Frank Lloyd WrightFrank Lloyd Wright built a body of works and drawings to illustrate and explain his work: collections ..
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  • Early Churches of Mexico: An Architect's View, Hardcover
    Following the Spanish conquest of Mexico in the early 1500s, Franciscan, Dominican, and Augustinian friars fanned out across the central and southern areas of the country, founding hundreds of mission churches and monasteries to evangelize the Native population. This book documents more than 120 of ..
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  • Earthen Floors: A Modern Approach to an Ancient Practice, Paperback
    For most of human history, people have lived in durable, comfortable buildings made from natural materials such as soil, sand, rocks, and fiber. All over the globe, these ancient traditions persist; a quarter to a third of the world's population today lives in houses built partially or entirely of e..
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  • Empire, State & Building, Paperback
    This book considers the material basis of building as a key impetus of both urbanization and the energetics of urban life. The otherwise externalized material geographies and thermodynamics of building's material basis reveal much about the dynamics and efficacy of how we build. This book plots the ..
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  • Eric Owen Moss: Leading Architest, Hardcover
    - Provides in-depth analysis of Eric Owen Moss' philosophical and engineered solutions to architecture and design, often representing paradigm shifts in focus - Covers projects from around the world, including China, Finland, United States, Russia, Mexico and across Europe - Traces the forty-year ca..
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  • Eric Sloane's an Age of Barns, Paperback
    This is a re-issue of Sloane's classic folksy history of barn folklore, architecture, and history, which has been out of print for twenty years. ``Eric Sloane's An Age of Barns`` is filled with fabulous black-and-white illustrations from this great American artist. Covering all types of American and..
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  • Essential Sustainable Home Design: A Complete Guide to Goals, Options, and the Design Process, Paperback
    Design your own sustainable homeMany people dream of building a beautiful, environmentally friendly home. But until now there has been no systematic guide to help potential builders work through the complete process of imagining, planning, designing, and building their ideal, sustainable home.Essent..
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  • Fallout Shelter: Designing for Civil Defense in the Cold War, Paperback
    In 1961, reacting to U.S. government plans to survey, design, and build fallout shelters, the president of the American Institute of Architects, Philip Will, told the organization's members that ``all practicing architects should prepare themselves to render this vital service to the nation and to t..
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  • Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore's Forgotten Movie Theaters, Hardcover
    Baltimore has been home to hundreds of theaters since the first moving pictures flickered across muslin sheets. These monuments to popular culture, adorned with grandiose architectural flourishes, seemed an everlasting part of Baltimore's landscape. By 1950, when the city's population peaked, Baltim..
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  • Four Walls and a Roof: The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession, Hardcover
    Architecture, we like to believe, is an elevated art form that shapes the world as it pleases. Four Walls and a Roof challenges this notion, presenting a candid account of what it is really like to work as an architect.Drawing on his own tragicomic experiences in the field, Reinier de Graaf reveals ..
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  • Frank Lloyd Wright on the West Coast, Hardcover
    Frank Lloyd Wright's buildings on the West Coast have not been thoroughly covered in print until now. Between 1909 and 1959, Wright designed a total of 38 structures up and down the West Coast, from Seattle to Southern California. These include well-known structures such as the Marin County Civic Ce..
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