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A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction
A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction
by Christopher Alexander and Sara Ishikawa and Murray Silverstein
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Although I am not an architect, I keep this book on my bedside table at all times, so that I can pick it up and read about how the world should be, according to Christopher Alexander. The world is made of "patterns" that work organically. These patterns... (read more)

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Studio Gaia: Hotel & Restaurant Design
Studio Gaia: Hotel & Restaurant Design
by Studio Gaia (edt)
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Presented is a virtual tour of the award-winning projects designed by Studio GAIA. The full-color photography and compelling narrative highlight the firm's creative hospitality environments reflecting a strong modern and contemporary sense. Decision... (read more)

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Building Codes Illustrated #6: Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2012 International Building Code
Building Codes Illustrated #6: Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2012 International Building Code
by Francis D. K. Ching
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The easy-to-use, illustrated guide to the 2012 edition of the International Building Code® The Fourth Edition of this practical, user-friendly guide is fully updated and revised to reflect the 2012 International Building Code® (IBC).... (read more)

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Archidoodle: The Architect's Activity Book
Archidoodle: The Architect's Activity Book
by Steve Bowkett
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This innovative book is the first to provide a fun, interactive way to learn about architecture. Filled with an array of beautiful and elegant drawings, it poses all manner of architectural challenges for the user: from designing your own skyscraper, to... (read more)

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Design Drawing [With CDROM]
Design Drawing [With CDROM]
by Francis D. K. Ching
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Get the completely revised edition to mastering the visual language of architecture. In his distinctive graphic style, world-renowned author and architecture educator Francis D.K. Ching takes us on another exciting journey through the process of creation.... (read more)

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Architectural Graphics
Architectural Graphics
by Francis D Ching
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Updated edition of the architectural graphics bestseller More than 500,000 copies sold Architectural Graphics offers the essential drawing tools, principles, and techniques designers use to communicate architectural ideas. In this Fifth Edition, Francis... (read more)

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Architectural Detailing: Function - Constructibility - Aesthetics
Architectural Detailing: Function - Constructibility - Aesthetics
by Edward Allen
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EDWARD ALLEN, FAIA, has been a faculty member at Yale University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has frequently lectured and taught at other institutions across the United States over the past thirty years. He is the bestselling author... (read more)

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Building Construction Illustrated
Building Construction Illustrated
by Francis D K Ching
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' Whether building a summer cottage in the woods or homesteading off the grid, this book gives readers a logical and sensible approach to building permanent shelter in out-of-the-way places. Including everything from choosing and clearing a site and... (read more)

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Building Construction Illustrated
Building Construction Illustrated
by Francis D. K. Ching
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The classic visual guide to core principles of building construction, now with a Companion Web Site Building Construction Illustrated is the go-to resource for answers to questions about the basic concepts underlying every construction project. With rich... (read more)

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The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage
The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage
by Ianto Evans
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Cob, a structural composite of earth, water, straw, clay, and sand, has been used for centuries, in virtually all parts of the world, to create homes ranging from mud huts in Africa to lavish adobe haciendas in Latin America. This practical and... (read more)

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Interior Graphic and Design Standards
Interior Graphic and Design Standards
by S C Reznikoff
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Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills (2ND 09 Edition)
Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills (2ND 09 Edition)
by Rosemary Kilmer
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Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors Architecture/Interior Design "Well thought out and addresses almost all of the major topics that interior designers need. I was elated with its comprehensiveness." -Martin Zelnik As interior designers... (read more)

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Form, Function and Design (85 Edition)
Form, Function and Design (85 Edition)
by Paul Jacques Grillo
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One of finest modern analyses of design and its related variables—form, materials, climate, orientation, proportion, and composition. 422 illus.... (read more)

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Victorian Domestic Architectural Plans and Details: 734 Scale Drawings of Doorways, Windows, Staircases, Moldings, Cornices, and Other Elements
Victorian Domestic Architectural Plans and Details: 734 Scale Drawings of Doorways, Windows, Staircases, Moldings, Cornices, and Other Elements
by William T Comstock
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Victorian architecture, with its quirky diversity, eclectic origins, and exuberant ornamentation, continues to exert a strong attraction on today's architects, builders, and homeowners. For those interested in restoring, preserving, or even re-creating... (read more)

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Ada Companion Guide (10 Edition)
Ada Companion Guide (10 Edition)
by Marcela Rhoads
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The ultimate reference to the latest ADA and ABA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities Architects, interior designers, engineers, facility managers, and related building professionals will find this to be a handy guide to the latest... (read more)

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A Timeless Way of Building
A Timeless Way of Building
by Christopher Alexander
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"Excellent text for architectural theory and design--a must for design students."--Brad Grant, California Polytechnic State University... (read more)

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A Master Course in Feng-Shui
A Master Course in Feng-Shui
by Eva Wong
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Eva Wong is an independent scholar and a practitioner of the Taoist arts of the Pre-Celestial Way and Complete Reality lineages. She has written and translated many books on Taoism and related topics, including A Master Course in Feng-Shui; Tales of the... (read more)

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Thinking Hand (09 Edition)
Thinking Hand (09 Edition)
by Juhani Pallasmaa
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In our current global networked culture that puts so much emphasis on the virtual and the visual, the mind and the body have become detached and ultimately disconnected. Though physical appearance is idolised for its sexual appeal and its social identity,... (read more)

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100 Years of Architectural Drawing: 1900-2000
100 Years of Architectural Drawing: 1900-2000
by Neil Bingham
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This beautiful book brings together 300 of the best architectural drawings from the last century by the world's most prestigious architects, creating both a history of the genre and a survey of twentieth-century architecture. The book is divided into... (read more)

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Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide to Graphics, Models & Presentation Techniques
Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide to Graphics, Models & Presentation Techniques
by Maureen Mitton
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“…a very useful book…this is a good addition to any practice library.” (IDFX, March 2008)... (read more)

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