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A Field Guide to American Houses
A Field Guide to American Houses
by Virginia Mcalester
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The guide that enables you to identify, and place in their historic and architectural contexts, the houses you see in your neighborhood or in your travels across America. 17th century to the present.... (read more)

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Building the Dream : a Social History of Housing in America (81 Edition)
Building the Dream : a Social History of Housing in America (81 Edition)
by Gwendolyn Wright
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This book is concerned essentially with the model of domestic environment in this country, as it has evolved from colonial architecture through current urban projects.... (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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RAISED DURING THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, SPANISH ARCHITECT ANTONI GAUDI (1852-1926) STROVE TO DISTINGUISH AND REAFFIRM THE IDENTITY OF HIS NATIVE CATALONIA AS SPAIN AND THE REST OF EUROPE MODERNIZED. EARLY NEO-GOTHIC DESIGNS WERE THE STEPPING-STONE TO... (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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Landscape Design : a Cultural and Architectural History (01 Edition)
Landscape Design : a Cultural and Architectural History (01 Edition)
by Elizabeth Barlow Rogers
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People have shaped the landscape around them since prehistoric times, creating places as diverse in form and meaning as Stonehenge, the Forbidden City of Beijing, Versailles, and New York's Central Park. Overflowing with hundreds of plans, drawings, and... (read more)

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Design With Nature 25TH Anniversary Edition
Design With Nature 25TH Anniversary Edition
by Ian L Mcharg
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"In presenting us with a vision of organic exuberance and human delight, which ecology and ecological design promise to open up for us, McHarg revives the hope for a better world." —Lewis Mumford ". . . important to America and all the rest of the... (read more)

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Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture : an Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965-1995 (96 Edition)
Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture : an Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965-1995 (96 Edition)
by Kate (ed.) Nesbitt
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Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture collects the most significant essays on architectural theory of the last thirty years. Among the paradigms presented are architectural postmodernism, phenomenology, semiotics, poststructuralism, and deconstruction.... (read more)

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The Classical Language of Architecture
The Classical Language of Architecture
by John Summerson
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Classical architecture is a visual "language" and like any other language has its own grammatical rules. Classical buildings as widely spaced in time as a Roman temple, an Italian Renaissance palace and a Regency house all show an... (read more)

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The Houses of Roman Italy, 100 B.C.-a.D. 250
The Houses of Roman Italy, 100 B.C.-a.D. 250
by John R. Clarke
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"Extensively documented with well-chosen, good quality photographs, Clarke's book effectively surveys these representative examples from the Late Republic to the Late Empire, illustrating the shift in the agendas of decoration as well as in the patterns... (read more)

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Experiencing Architecture: 2nd Edition
Experiencing Architecture: 2nd Edition
by Steen Eiler Rasmussen
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Profusely illustrated with fine instances of architectural experimentation through the centuries,... (read more)

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From Concept To Form in Landscape Design (2ND 07 Edition)
From Concept To Form in Landscape Design (2ND 07 Edition)
by Grant W. Reid
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One of the most difficult tasks for a designer is to translate concepts into specific and detailed organizations of space. From Concept to Form in Landscape Design, Second Edition provides vital, functional techniques that make the transformation easier... (read more)

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A History of Building Types (A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts)
A History of Building Types (A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts)
by Nikolaus Pevsner
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Available again in paperback, this first survey of building types ever written remains an essential guide to vital and often overlooked features of the architectural and social inheritance of the West. Here Nikolaus Pevsner shares his immense erudition... (read more)

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Visual Culture in Built Environment ; Global Perspective (10 Edition)
Visual Culture in Built Environment ; Global Perspective (10 Edition)
by Susan Winchip
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Visual Culture in the Built Environment: A Global Perspective provides an integrated survey of global interior environments and architecture, explaining significant design styles and movements from the mid-19th century to the present day. In addition to... (read more)

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Interior Lighting for Designers (4TH 03 Edition)
Interior Lighting for Designers (4TH 03 Edition)
by Gary Gordon
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The revised edition of the highly successful, seminal book that has introduced generations of architects and designers to the principles of lighting Written by one of the world’s masters of architectural lighting design, Interior Lighting for... (read more)

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Programs and Manifestoes on 20th-Century Architecture
Programs and Manifestoes on 20th-Century Architecture
by Ulrich Conrads
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The present volume offers eloquent testimony that many of the master builders of this century have held passionate convictions regarding the philosophic and social basis of their art. Nearly every important development in the modern architectural... (read more)

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ABC of Architecture
ABC of Architecture
by James F Ogorman
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ABC of Architecture is an accessible, nontechnical introduction to architectural structure, history, and criticism. Author James F. O'Gormon moves seamlessly from a discussion of the most basic inspiration for architecture (the need for shelter from the... (read more)

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Chicago's Famous Buildings (5TH 04 Edition)
Chicago's Famous Buildings (5TH 04 Edition)
by Franz Schulze
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One of the premier architectural cities of the United States—if not the world—Chicago boasts a breathtaking skyline, dozens of architectural monuments, and a historic legacy few other cities can equal. And it's still growing! Since... (read more)

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The Architecture of Happiness
The Architecture of Happiness
by Alain de Botton
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The Achitecture of Happiness is a dazzling and generously illustrated journey through the philosophy and psychology of architecture and the indelible connection between our identities and our locations.One of the great but often unmentioned causes of... (read more)

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Chicago School of Architecture : a History of Commercial and Public Building in the Chicago Area (64 Edition)
Chicago School of Architecture : a History of Commercial and Public Building in the Chicago Area (64 Edition)
by Carl W. Condit
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This thoroughly illustrated study traces the history of the world-famous Chicago school of architecture from its beginning with the functional innovations of William Le Baron and others to their imaginative development by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd... (read more)

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The Codes Guidebook for Interiors
The Codes Guidebook for Interiors
by Sharon Koome Harmon
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Get the acclaimed guide to essential codes and standards -- now fully updated and expanded! Few guidebooks offer such a comprehensive guide to building codes and interior projects as The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Fourth Edition. Its wealth of... (read more)

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