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The Econest Home: Designing and Building a Light Straw Clay House
The Econest Home: Designing and Building a Light Straw Clay House
by Paula Baker-laporte
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Build your own beautiful, environmentally friendly, healthy natural home. This masterpiece is recommended to novices and experts respectively.---Franz Volhard, architect, and author, Leichtlehmbau In The EcoNest Home every aspect of creating a beautiful,... (read more)

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Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures
Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures
by Derek Deek Diedricksen
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If you dream of living in a tiny house, or creating a getaway in the backwoods or your backyard, you’ll love this gorgeous collection of creative and inspiring designs for cabins, forts, studios, and other microshelters. Created by an assembly of... (read more)

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Chandigarh Redux: Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Jane B. Drew, E. Maxwell Fry
Chandigarh Redux: Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Jane B. Drew, E. Maxwell Fry
by Werner (pht) Feiersinger
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Chandigarh, India, is a unique achievement of architecture and design. Created in the 1950s according to a plan produced by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret and a team of international and Indian architects, it instantly became an icon of modernist... (read more)

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Conservation for Cities: How to Plan & Build Natural Infrastructure
Conservation for Cities: How to Plan & Build Natural Infrastructure
by Robert I. Mcdonald
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Itand#39;s time to think differently about cities and nature. Understanding how to better connect our cities with the benefits nature provides will be increasingly important as people migrate to cities and flourish in them. All this urban growth, along... (read more)

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Clare Design
Clare Design
by Haig Beck
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The Clares, practicing architecture on the far side of the world, approach their work with a philosophical position that produces beautiful, climatically responsive, low-impact, environmentally sensitive buildings. They have achieved this working not... (read more)

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The End of Automobile Dependence: How Cities Are Moving Beyond Car-Based Planning
The End of Automobile Dependence: How Cities Are Moving Beyond Car-Based Planning
by Peter Newman
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Cities will continue to accommodate the automobile, but when cities are built around them, the quality of human and natural life declines. Current trends show great promise for future urban mobility systems that enable freedom and connection, but not... (read more)

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African Modernism: The Architecture of Independence. Ghana, Senegal, Cote D'Ivoire, Kenya, Zambia
African Modernism: The Architecture of Independence. Ghana, Senegal, Cote D'Ivoire, Kenya, Zambia
by Manuel Herz
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The late 1950s and early 1960s saw a large number of central and sub-Saharan African countries gaining independence, and one of the key ways in which they expressed their newly established national identity was through distinctive architecture... (read more)

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Shigeru Ban: Updated Version
Shigeru Ban: Updated Version
by Philip Jodidio
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Paper palaces: The material invention of a committed architect   From a house without walls to exhibition spaces in shipping containers, Shigeru Ban has constantly challenged architectural rule and expectation. In the age of the... (read more)

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Fragments of Metropolis: Berlin
Fragments of Metropolis: Berlin
by Christoph Rauhut
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This stunning volume presents the result of a major undertaking by photographer Niels Lehmann and researcher Christoph Rauhut: to document all the remaining Expressionist buildings in Berlin. Expressionism powerfully heralded the onset of the twenties... (read more)

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Corporate Interiors No. 12
Corporate Interiors No. 12
by Roger Yee
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Corporate interiors No. 12 showcases how business leaders along with their architects and interior designers successfully provide these state-of-the-art facilities for their management and staff. With 100's of full-color images and insightful text, this... (read more)

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The End of Automobile Dependence: How Cities Are Moving Beyond Car-Based Planning
The End of Automobile Dependence: How Cities Are Moving Beyond Car-Based Planning
by Peter Newman
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Cities will continue to accommodate the automobile, but when cities are built around them, the quality of human and natural life declines. Current trends show great promise for future urban mobility systems that enable freedom and connection, but not... (read more)

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The Permaculture City: Regenerative Design for Urban, Suburban, and Town Resilience
The Permaculture City: Regenerative Design for Urban, Suburban, and Town Resilience
by Toby Hemenway
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"This eagerly awaited book from West Coast permaculture expert Hemenway, author of the classic Gaia's Garden, pushes permaculture design beyond its usual realm of homesteading and gardening, applying it to the complex systems that make up contemporary... (read more)

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Perspecta 48: Amnesia (Perspecta)
Perspecta 48: Amnesia (Perspecta)
by Aaron Dresben
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Architecture, the most durable of the arts, is inextricably linked to issues of memory, nostalgia, and history. Yet, in this impatient century, the discipline's relationship to the past has become increasingly fraught. The stream of readily accessible... (read more)

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The Memory Palace: A Book of Lost Interiors
The Memory Palace: A Book of Lost Interiors
by Edward Hollis
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A brilliant, ambitious follow-up to The Secret Lives of Buildings, in which Hollis turns his focus from the great architectural constructions of the past to the now-vanished chambers they once contained. The rooms we live in are always more than just... (read more)

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The House Tells the Story: Homes of the American Presidents
The House Tells the Story: Homes of the American Presidents
by Adam Van Doren
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"Gorgeous paintings and lucid historical commentary converge brilliantly in this collection of illustrated letters from watercolorist Van Doren (An Artist in Venice) to his collaborator, historian and Pulitzer-winning author David McCullough. Van Doren... (read more)

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Florence: A Walking Guide to Its Architecture
Florence: A Walking Guide to Its Architecture
by Richard J. Goy
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Each year, millions of visitors travel to Florence to admire the architectural marvels of this famous Renaissance city. In this compact yet comprehensive volume, architect and architectural historian Richard J. Goy offers a convenient, accessible guide... (read more)

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Democratic Architecture
Democratic Architecture
by Donald Macdonald
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Democratic Architecture offers viable and affordable solutions to our country's ongoing housing problems. The book deals with tough urban problems and raises questions not just about housing policy, but about larger political and ethical issues as well... (read more)

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Concrete Petrography: A Handbook of Investigative Techniques, Second Edition
Concrete Petrography: A Handbook of Investigative Techniques, Second Edition
by Alan B. Poole
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Written by the leading experts in the field 'Concrete Petrography' is a unique and invaluable part of the literature on the material properties of concrete. The book covers all aspects of the petrographic study of hardened concrete and related materials,... (read more)

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John H. Howe, Architect: From Taliesin Apprentice to Master of Organic Design
John H. Howe, Architect: From Taliesin Apprentice to Master of Organic Design
by Jane King Hession
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In 1932 nineteen-year-old John H. Howe arrived at Taliesin as a charter member of Frank Lloyd Wrightandrsquo;s Taliesin Fellowship. There he would remain for the next thirty-two years, earning a reputation as andldquo;the pencil in Wrightandrsquo;s... (read more)

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Aberdeenshire: North and Moray (Pevsner Architectural Guides)
Aberdeenshire: North and Moray (Pevsner Architectural Guides)
by David W. Walker
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This volume is the first of two to illuminate the buildings of the northeast of Scotland.and#160; It covers not only Aberdeenshireandrsquo;s historic districts of Formartine, Buchan, and Banff but also the whole of Moray. Picturesque former fishing... (read more)

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