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Residential Landscape Architecture (6TH 12 Edition)
Residential Landscape Architecture (6TH 12 Edition)
by Norman K. Booth
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Residential Landscape Architecture: Design Process for the Private Residence, Sixth Edition, covers the fundamentals of residential design. The text provides a thorough, how-to explanation of each of the steps of the design process–from initial... (read more)

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The Gothic Cathederal
The Gothic Cathederal
by Christopher Wilson
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Looks at the interaction between design and the requirements of patrons, follows the creative processes of architects, and discusses chronology, structural techniques, and stylistic developments.... (read more)

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Patterns of Home: The Ten Essentials of Enduring Design
Patterns of Home: The Ten Essentials of Enduring Design
by Max Jacobson
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The key to creating a house that is memorable, satisfying, and enduring is to apply a group of design concepts--or patterns--that focus on the experience of being in a home. In this groundbreaking work, internationally respected architects Max Jacobson... (read more)

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Why Architecture Matters (09 Edition)
Why Architecture Matters (09 Edition)
by Paul Goldberger
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Why Architecture Matters is not a work of architectural history or a guide to the styles or an architectural dictionary, though it contains elements of all three. The purpose of Why Architecture Matters is to “come to grips with how things feel to... (read more)

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Living Color: Master Lin Yun's Guide to Feng Shui and the Art of Color
Living Color: Master Lin Yun's Guide to Feng Shui and the Art of Color
by Sarah Rossbach
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Colors are key to the Chinese art of feng shui ("Fung Shway"), a system of placement whose simplicity and ecological good sense have struck such a chord recently in the West. Now Lin Yun and Sarah Rossbach, well known for their introduction to the West... (read more)

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Invented Cities: The Creation of Landscape in Nineteenth-Century New York and Boston
Invented Cities: The Creation of Landscape in Nineteenth-Century New York and Boston
by Mona Domosh
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Why do cities look the way they do? In this fascinating exploration of the strikingly different landscapes of Boston and New York, Mona Domosh cites historical, social, and economic reasons for the shaping of each city in the nineteenth century. She... (read more)

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Historic Preservation : Curatorial Management of the Built World (90 Edition)
Historic Preservation : Curatorial Management of the Built World (90 Edition)
by James Marston Fitch
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Dr. Fitch is a wonder. Not only was he the first to codify historic preservation education for the last couple of generations, he is still the most thoughtful and articulate writer on its essence and purpose. He remains the most astute observer, and the... (read more)

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History of American Architecture : Buildings in Their Cultural and Technological Context (99 Edition)
History of American Architecture : Buildings in Their Cultural and Technological Context (99 Edition)
by Mark Gelernter
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A richly illustrated history of American architecture that explains why particular architectural ideas occurred when and where they did.... (read more)

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Makeshift Metropolis: Ideas about Cities
Makeshift Metropolis: Ideas about Cities
by Witold Rybczynski
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In this new work, prizewinning author, professor, and Slate architecture critic Witold Rybczynski returns to the territory he knows best: writing about the way people live, just as he did in the acclaimed bestsellers Home and A Clearing in the Distance... (read more)

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Main Street To Miracle Mile : American Roadside Architecture (95 Edition)
Main Street To Miracle Mile : American Roadside Architecture (95 Edition)
by Chester H. Liebs
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First published in 1985, Chester Liebs' Main Street to Miracle Mile established the twentieth-century roadside landscape as a subject for serious study. Liebs traces the transformation of commercial development as it has moved from centralized main... (read more)

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Professional Practice for Interior Designers (5TH 14 Edition)
Professional Practice for Interior Designers (5TH 14 Edition)
by Christine M. Piotrowski
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The Fifth Edition of the premier guide to interior design business practices—now with a companion website For more than twenty years, Professional Practice for Interior Designers has remained the leading choice for educators teaching interior design... (read more)

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Postmodern Urbanism (Rev 99 Edition)
Postmodern Urbanism (Rev 99 Edition)
by Nan Ellin
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Like a good city, Postmodern Urbanism can be read from many perspectives as a rich conversation of world views, languages, and artifacts....It's a generous and thoughtful piece of scholarship which is unlikely to be superseded.-Charles Jencks Since the... (read more)

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Sustainable Residential Interiors
Sustainable Residential Interiors
by Kari Foster
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"This is a book that many in the design community have been waiting for -- a volume that clearly and succinctly lays out the strategies and tools at our disposal for creating interiors that will serve not only our clients' needs, but also those of the... (read more)

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From Bauhaus to Our House
From Bauhaus to Our House
by Tom Wolfe
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The strange saga of American architecture in the 20th century makes for both comedy and intellectual excitement as Wolfe debunks the Euro gods of modern and postmodern architecture and their American counterparts.... (read more)

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Modern Architecture Since 1900 (3RD 96 Edition)
Modern Architecture Since 1900 (3RD 96 Edition)
by William J. R. Curtis
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Since its first publication in 1982, Modern Architecture Since 1900 has become established as a contemporary classic. Worldwide in scope, it combines a clear historical outline with masterly analysis and interpretation. Technical, economic, social and... (read more)

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Public Intimacy : Architecture and the Visual Arts (07 Edition)
Public Intimacy : Architecture and the Visual Arts (07 Edition)
by Giuliana Bruno
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andlt;Pandgt;In this thoughtful collection of essays on the relationship of architecture and the arts, Giuliana Bruno addresses the crucial role that architecture plays in the production of art and the making of public intimacy. As art melts into spatial... (read more)

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Autodesk Inventor 2012 Essentials Plus (CAD New Releases)
Autodesk Inventor 2012 Essentials Plus (CAD New Releases)
by Daniel T Banach
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Updated for use with latest version of Autodesk Inventor software, AUTODESK INVENTOR 2012 ESSENTIALS PLUS demonstrates critical CAD concepts, from basic sketching and modeling through advanced modeling techniques, and provides the skills you need to... (read more)

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Buildings Across Time
Buildings Across Time
by Michael W Fazio
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This heavily illustrated survey text provides students of both art history and architecture with a worldwide introduction to the history of architecture that is comprehensive and yet accessible. The third edition continues to offer comprehensive coverage... (read more)

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Specifying Interiors a Guide To Constructi 2ND Edition
Specifying Interiors a Guide To Constructi 2ND Edition
by Maryrose Mcgowan
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An indispensable tool for architects and interior designers Based on the International Building Code (IBC), this updated and expanded edition of the industry standard covers today's diverse materials, regulations and requirements, specification formats... (read more)

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Frank Lloyd Wright S Robie House: The Illustrated Story of an Architectural Masterpiece
Frank Lloyd Wright S Robie House: The Illustrated Story of an Architectural Masterpiece
by Donald Hoffmann
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Painstakingly researched and illuminating account of the making of the Fred C. Robie home. Revealing family documents, excerpts from a 1958 interview with Fred Robie, and 160 black-and-white illustrations illuminate design, construction, various stages... (read more)

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