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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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  • 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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  • Architecture 101: From Frank Gehry to Ziggurats, an Essential Guide to Building Styles and Materials, Hardcover
    A crash course in designing and constructing buildings Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of architecture into tedious discourse that would put even Frank Gehry to sleep. Architecture 101 cuts out the boring explanations, and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as..
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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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  • 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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  • Clay and Lime Renders, Plasters and Paints: A How-To Guide to Using Natural Finishes, Paperback
    This book was previously published under the title Using Natural Finishes. With step-by-step instructions for applying lime- and clay-based plasters, renders, and paints, this manual features information on the benefits of natural finishes for personal health, the environment, and buildings. Drawing..
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  • Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes, Paperback
    Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes, 4th Edition, emphasizes the key safety principles underlying building codes throughout the United States. Using clear language to ensure compliance with codes at each stage of construction, this edition reflects the most up-to-date cha..
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  • Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes, Paperback
    Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes, 4th Edition, emphasizes the key safety principles underlying building codes throughout the United States. Using clear language to ensure compliance with codes at each stage of construction, this edition reflects the most up-to-date cha..
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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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  • Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical: An Illustrated Guide to the Plumbing and Mechanical Codes, Paperback
    Save on time, money, and potential delays for code violations. Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical is an essential reference guide providing reliable information on up-to-date residential plumbing and mechanical codes. Highly accurate and cross-referenced to the current International Residential Code,..
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ecological Urbanism, Hardcover
    While climate change, sustainable architecture and green technologies have become increasingly topical issues, concerns regarding the sustainability of the city are rarely addressed. The premise of Ecological Urbanism is that an ecological approach is urgently needed both as a remedial device for th..
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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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  • Explosion Green: One Man's Journey to Green the World's Largest Industry, Paperback
    Explosion Green tells the twenty-year story of the global green building movement through the eyes of David Gottfried, the man who helped start it all. "Explosion Green" reveals the inner workings of the building industry as it comes to grips with the need for environmentally friendly practices. It ..
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  • Francis Kere Radically Simple, Hardcover
    Collaborating with residents, Burkina Faso architect Francis Kere places social and historical needs at the heart of his design thinkingMore than almost any other contemporary architect, Burkina Faso-born Diebedo Francis Kere (born 1965) stands for the social and cultural possibilities of architectu..
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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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  • Green from the Ground Up: Sustainable, Healthy, and Energy-Efficient Home Construction, Paperback
    Green construction is the building trend of the decade. In direct response to the growing demand for sustainable, healthy, and energy-efficient homes, David Johnston and Scott Gibson present the most forward-thinking theories and the best proven methods of new and remodeled green construction. They ..
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  • New Treehouses of the World, Hardcover
    Since the publication of Treehouses of the World, the community of treehouse builders has grown tremendously, and many more innovative treehouses have been built around the world. In New Treehouses of the World, world-renowned treehouse designer and builder Pete Nelson takes readers on an exciting, ..
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  • Small Eco Houses: Living Green in Style, Paperback
    Fresh perspectives on how good design can create stylish yet ecologically sound living spaces in small-scale homes. Anyone who has faced the challenges of limited living space will find inspiration in this survey of the latest trends in environmentally sensitive, small-scale residential designs. Mor..
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  • The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion, Hardcover
    Who gets to be where? The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion examines some of the policies, practices, and physical artifacts that have been used by planners, policymakers, developers, real estate brokers, community activists, and other urban actors in the United States to draw, erase, or redraw the l..
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  • The Barefoot Architect: A Handbook for Green Building, Paperback
    A former UN worker and prominent architect, Johan van Lengen has seen firsthand the desperate need for a "greener" approach to housing in impoverished tropical climates. This comprehensive book clearly explains every aspect of this endeavor, includingdesign (siting, orientation, climate consideratio..
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  • The Econest Home: Designing and Building a Light Straw Clay House, Paperback
    An EcoNest is not just a home--it is a breathtakingly beautiful structure that nurtures health and embraces ecology. This unique approach to construction combines light clay straw, timber framing, earthen floors, natural plasters, and other natural techniques with the principles of Building Biology ..
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  • The Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture, Paperback
    From climate change to sustainable communities, landscape architecture is at the forefront of today's most crucial issues and this book provides an introduction to the key elements of this broad field. The Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture explains the process of designing for sites, calling up..
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  • The History of Architecture: Iconic Buildings Throughout the Ages, Paperback
    From ancient amphitheatres to modern ziggurats, this book explores the ways that architects throughout history have responded to civilizations, and given them the buildings they deserve. Written for a general audience, and heavily illustrated, it takes in many periods and styles. NUME CARTE: The His..
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  • The Metapolis Dictionary of Advanced Architecture: City, Technology and Society in the Information Age, Hardcover
    In the format of a selective dictionary of cross-referenced terms, Metapolis identifies a new architectural will within the contemporary social and cultural panorama. It contributes to a global vision of the emerging new architectural action that participates in ``advanced culture`` and visual art d..
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  • This Is Frank Lloyd Wright, Hardcover
    Frank Lloyd Wright wasn't just an architect. He was a prophet, a poseur; a beloved teacher, a failed businessman. During his long, eventful life he experienced both incredible misfortune and great success. This Is Frank Lloyd Wright brings his projects and persona into vivid focus. Wit and visual pu..
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  • Water Infrastructure: Equitable Deployment of Resilient Systems, Paperback
    Innovations in Water Infrastructure, tackles the issue of water and sanitation as one of the most pressing and urgent issues of our time in a global context. S. Bry Sarte and Morana M. Stipisic highlight the ways in which resilient design for water infrastructure can be reframed as critical connecti..
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