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Home: A Short History of an Idea
Home: A Short History of an Idea
by Witold Rybczynski
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Walk through five centuries of homes both great and small—from the smoke-filled manor halls of the Middle Ages to today's Ralph Lauren-designed environments—on a house tour like no other, one that delightfully explicates the very idea of "home."... (read more)

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An Architectural Guidebook to Portland
An Architectural Guidebook to Portland
by Bart King
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A graceful combination of eccentric and traditional architecture. Portland, Oregon, is a city widely known for its civic planning, preservation of historic buildings, attractiveness, and inviting atmosphere. Within the five-mile downtown district can be... (read more)

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Bungalow Basics: Dining Rooms
Bungalow Basics: Dining Rooms
by Paul Duchscherer and Douglas Keister
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Highlights the elements of bungalow dining rooms with photos and a historical overview.... (read more)

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Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings
Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings
by Edward S Morse
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In this book the author writes about the more than 4 years he spent visiting hundreds of Japanese homes and learning as much as possible about their construction, design, furnishings, and relative merits. It is the only authentic record of the... (read more)

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The Most Beautiful House in the World
The Most Beautiful House in the World
by Witold Rybczynski
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A book about architecture: what architects do, how they get it right, what an architectural genius can see, and what distinguishes architecture from other arts. Illustrated.... (read more)

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Frank Lloyd Wright: American Master Architect (Tiny Folios)
Frank Lloyd Wright: American Master Architect (Tiny Folios)
by Kathryn Smith
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A pocket-sized overview of the architect's entire career, with more than zoo photographs, drawings, and examples from Wright's own collection of Asian art.<P>A master of modern architecture, an artist of unrivaled international stature, Frank Lloyd... (read more)

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Seeing the Getty Villa
Seeing the Getty Villa
by Richard Ross
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This beautiful souvenir book captures the visual delights, both man-made and natural, of the newly renovated Getty Villa, set to reopen in 2005. More than seventy color photographs artfully record the stunning architecture and grounds of the Villa... (read more)

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Frank O. Gehry
Frank O. Gehry
by Laurence B. Chollet
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For readers who are short on time, long on curiosity, and turned off by art-world jargon, Abrams presents a series of hip, entertaining books on artists and pop culture.<P>* A fascinating account of the artist's life and work<P>* Fresh... (read more)

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Kitchens (Bungalow Basics)
Kitchens (Bungalow Basics)
by Paul Duchscherer
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Features photographs and history of the Arts and Crafts design of bungalow kitchens.... (read more)

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The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture
The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture
by Phaidon
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For everyone who owns the comprehensive edition of The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary Architecture, here is its companion to throw in your suitcase or put in your pocket. Contains a condensed version of the information of the comprehensive edition with... (read more)

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Hamburg: Architecture & Design (And Guides)
Hamburg: Architecture & Design (And Guides)
by Christian Datz
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Since the days of the Hanseatic League, Hamburg has been one of the most important commercial centers in Germany. Its long history of international trade has imbued its architectural legacy with a rich variety of influences. However, lest you think it is... (read more)

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Michael Graves (Compact Design Portfolio)
Michael Graves (Compact Design Portfolio)
by Julie V Iovine
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Contemporary design used to be an elitist subject. Despite the crusading populist idealism of the early Modernists, it never catapulted to the masses. Until now. Each book in the Design Briefs series contains short essays, penned by stylish writers with... (read more)

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101 Things I Learned in Architecture School
101 Things I Learned in Architecture School
by Matthew Frederick
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This small, pocket-size book, 101 Things I Learned in Architectural School, is a surprise smash hit — over 100,00 copies have been sold since it was published in September 2007. As a working architect and urban planner, Matthew Frederick distills... (read more)

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Architecture From Art Nouveau To Deconst
Architecture From Art Nouveau To Deconst
by Klaus Richter
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A guide to the architecture of the late-19th and the 20th century. It features a dictionary of names and concepts; 23 double pages of architectural styles, schools and movements; discussion of 50 key architectural projects; chronologies; and an overview... (read more)

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Supersurfaces
Supersurfaces
by Sophia Vyzoviti
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Folding as a method of generating forms for architecture, products and fashion.... (read more)

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Living Rooms (Bungalow Basics)
Living Rooms (Bungalow Basics)
by Paul Duchscherer
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Showcases the Arts and Crafts details and history of bungalow living rooms.... (read more)

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Doors (Bungalow Basics)
Doors (Bungalow Basics)
by Paul Duchscherer
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Like a crack archaeologist who extracts a wealth of historical information from a minor artifact, Paul Duchscherer takes a very specific, mundane aspect of residential architecture--the bungalow door--and explains how it came to reflect the aesthetic... (read more)

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Brussels Style (Icons)
Brussels Style (Icons)
by Taschen
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From Art Nouveau to modern minimalism One cannot visit Brussels without being struck by its impressive architecture, from the ornate traditional buildings on the Grand Place to the plethora of Art Nouveau townhouses scattered... (read more)

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Charles Mackintosh
Charles Mackintosh
by Nikolaus Pevsner
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Published in 1950 by Il Bacone this monograph on Charles Rennie Mackintosh was one of a series on Architects of the Modern Movement edited byLodovico Belgiojoso, Enrico Peressutti and Ernesto N. Rogers. The interest of the present text (republished in... (read more)

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Paris: Portrait of a City
Paris: Portrait of a City
by Matthew Weinreb
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Composed of a sequence of images punctuated by a series of essays which explore Paris through its architectural features and materials, this book focuses on both famous landmarks and lesser-known, anonymous buildings.... (read more)

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