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At Home: A Short History of Private Life
At Home: A Short History of Private Life
by Bill Bryson
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There is nothing on this planet that Bryson cannot make fascinating. In his hands, exploring the minutiae of his house becomes an adventure. (Granted, his house is a Victorian vicarage in Norfolk, England.) At Home is a joyful, chatty dip into the... (read more)

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Antoni Gaudi, 1852-1926: From Nature To Architecture (03 Edition)
Antoni Gaudi, 1852-1926: From Nature To Architecture (03 Edition)
by Maria Antonietta Crippa
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The Dante of architecture   "Do you want to know where I found my model? An upright tree; it bears its branches and these, in turn, their twigs, and these, in turn, the leaves. And every individual part has been growing harmoniously... (read more)

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Thermal Delight in Architecture
Thermal Delight in Architecture
by Lisa Heschong
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Our thermal environment is as rich in cultural associations as our visual, acoustic, olfactory, and tactile environments. This book explores the potential for using thermal qualities as an expressive element in building design.... (read more)

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Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning (3RD 14 Edition)
Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning (3RD 14 Edition)
by Leland M. Roth
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"A versatile main text that works well for both general humanities courses and more advanced classes in architectural history." —Dr. David Seamon, Professor of Architecture, Kansas State University "Powerful and Moving." —Judith Cushman... (read more)

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Architecture of the Everyday (97 Edition)
Architecture of the Everyday (97 Edition)
by Steven Harris
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Deborah Berke and Steven Harris are currently associate professors of architecture at Yale University, and have their own practices in New York City. Deborah Berke and Steven Harris are currently associate professors of architecture at Yale University... (read more)

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Portfolio : Architectural Student's Handbook (03 Edition)
Portfolio : Architectural Student's Handbook (03 Edition)
by Ruediray
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Katerina Rüedi Ray is the Director of the School of Art at Bowling Green State University. From 1996 to 2002 she was the Director of the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She studied architecture at the Architectural... (read more)

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Variations on a Theme Park : the New American City and the End of Public Space (92 Edition)
Variations on a Theme Park : the New American City and the End of Public Space (92 Edition)
by Michael (ed.) Sorkin
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"A fascinating account of the various kinds of manipulated but very real places in America today, this book is a model of cultural richness, strong critique, and vibrant history."--Gwendolyn Wright, author of Building the Dream: A Social History of... (read more)

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Interior Design Visual Presentation (4TH 12 Edition)
Interior Design Visual Presentation (4TH 12 Edition)
by Maureen Mitton
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A practical, comprehensive guide to developing effective design communication skills From doing a quick sketch to producing a fully rendered model, the ability to create visual representations of designs is a critical skill for every designer. Interior... (read more)

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The Poetics of Gardens
The Poetics of Gardens
by Charles W Moore
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There is a universality about the creation of gardens across time and in diverse cultures that has inspired this entirely different garden book: a playful and affectionate typology of gardens; a pattern book in which a score of landscapes and gardens are... (read more)

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The Architecture of Happiness
The Architecture of Happiness
by Alain de Botton
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What makes for a good life, or a beautiful one, or, perhaps most important, a meaningful one? Throughout history most of us have looked to our faith, our relationships, or our deeds for the answer. But in A Significant Life, philosopher Todd May offers... (read more)

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Rethinking Architecture : Reader in Cultural Theory (97 Edition)
Rethinking Architecture : Reader in Cultural Theory (97 Edition)
by Neil (ed.) Leach
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Brought together for the first time - the seminal writing on architecture by key philosophers and cultural theorist of the twentieth century. Issues around the built environment are increasingly central to the study of the social sciences and humanities.... (read more)

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Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders (11TH 11 Edition)
Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders (11TH 11 Edition)
by James Ambrose
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The classic reference for structural design and construction—completely revised and updated Approaching its eighth decade as the industry leader, Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders remains the reference of choice for designers and... (read more)

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Designing Commercial Interiors (2ND 07 Edition)
Designing Commercial Interiors (2ND 07 Edition)
by Christine M. Piotrowski
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This guide for students and practitioners covers design issues involved when planning the interiors of various commercial facilities. In addition to office spaces, coverage includes (for example) lodging, retail, healthcare, senior living, and... (read more)

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The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighborhoods and Cities
The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighborhoods and Cities
by Dolores Hayden
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Long before Betty Friedan wrote about the problem that had no name... (read more)

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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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Theory and Design in the First Machine Age ((2ND)60 Edition)
Theory and Design in the First Machine Age ((2ND)60 Edition)
by Reyner Banham
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andlt;Pandgt;First published in 1960, Theory and Design in the First Machine Age has become required reading in numerous courses on the history of modern architecture and is widely regarded as one of the definitive books on the modern movement. It has... (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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Interior Textiles : Fabrics, Application, and Historic Style (07 Edition)
Interior Textiles : Fabrics, Application, and Historic Style (07 Edition)
by Karla J. Nielson
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"Following an overview of the textiles industry, fabrics and fibers are discussed, as well as applications for furniture, wall coverings, and other uses." (Book News, February 2008)... (read more)

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Architecture Theory Since 1968 (98 Edition)
Architecture Theory Since 1968 (98 Edition)
by Michael K. (ed.) Hays
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In the discussion of architecture, there is a prevailing sentiment that, since 1968, cultural production in its traditional sense can no longer be understood to rise spontaneously, as a matter of social course, but must now be constructed through ever... (read more)

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Identifying American Architecture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms, 1600-1945
Identifying American Architecture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms, 1600-1945
by John J G Blumenson
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What styles of architecture are found in your neighborhood--Georgian, Prairie, International, Spanish, Colonial Revival?... (read more)

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