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The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Architects and Engineers
The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Architects and Engineers
by Mario Salvadori
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Students discover the basic principles necessary to build all types of structures used in everyday life including bridges, skyscrapers, and other architectural gems. Line art illustrations help to explain projects that demonstrate how these principles... (read more)

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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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Programs and Manifestos on 20TH-century Architecture (70 Edition)
Programs and Manifestos on 20TH-century Architecture (70 Edition)
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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How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built
How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built
by Stewart Brand
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Buildings have often been studies whole in space, but never before have they been studied whole in time. How Buildings Learn is a masterful new synthesis that proposes that buildings adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and... (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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Field Guide To American Antique Furniture (85 Edition)
Field Guide To American Antique Furniture (85 Edition)
by Joseph Butler
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With more than seventeen hundred superb drawings, this authoritative book offers a unique visual system for identifying the style of virtually any piece of American antique furniture.... (read more)

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Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui
Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui
by Karen Kingston
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If you want your home to be a clean, clutter-free space but have difficulty getting rid of unneeded belongings and unwanted gifts, Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui is the book for you; fifty pages in and you'll be eager to put the book down and start... (read more)

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Interior Design Illustrated 2ND Edition
Interior Design Illustrated 2ND Edition
by Francis D K Ching
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Francis D. K. Ching's illustrated introduction to interior design is now completely revised and even more clear and accessible than in the previous bestselling edition. His unique approach is more useful than ever, with a reformatted, larger trim size... (read more)

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Classical Language of Architecture (63 Edition)
Classical Language of Architecture (63 Edition)
by John N. 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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Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors
Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors
by J. William Thompson and Kim Sorvig
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Published at the beginning of the twenty-first century, Sustainable Landscape Construction took a new approach to what was then a nearly new subject: how to construct outdoor environments based on principles of sustainability. This enormously... (read more)

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Modern Graphics Communication (4TH 10 Edition)
Modern Graphics Communication (4TH 10 Edition)
by Frederick E. Giesecke
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This package is comprised of the following components: 0135073901 S olidWorks 09-10 Student Design and 0135151031 Modern Graphics... (read more)

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Architectural Graphics (5TH 09 Edition)
Architectural Graphics (5TH 09 Edition)
by Francis D. Ching
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Updated edition of the architectural graphics bestseller More than 500,000 copies sold Architectural Graphics offers the essential drawing tools, principles, and techniques designers use to communicate architectural ideas. In this Fifth Edition, Francis... (read more)

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Landscape Estimating and Contract Administration (02 Edition)
Landscape Estimating and Contract Administration (02 Edition)
by Edward Horsey
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"Landscape Estimating and Contract Administration" contains business information necessary for students studying landscape design, installation, and maintenance. Each of the 22 chapters is designed to provide enough material for a one-hour classroom... (read more)

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Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Construction and Architecture (5TH 10 Edition)
Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Construction and Architecture (5TH 10 Edition)
by Wujek
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The book provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand introductory coverage of mechanical and electrical systems in buildings. Elementary engineering concepts and step-by-step design principles are introduced in a straightforward manner and supported by... (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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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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Hints on Household Taste: The Classic Handbook of Victorian Interior Decoration
Hints on Household Taste: The Classic Handbook of Victorian Interior Decoration
by Charles L Eastlake
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One of the most important books in the history of 19th century interior design, serving as a basic source on what was proper, beautiful, and efficient  for architects, manufacturers, and decorators. Eastlake details furnishings of all types... (read more)

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Architect? : a Candid Guide To the Profession (Rev 98 - Old Edition)
Architect? : a Candid Guide To the Profession (Rev 98 - Old Edition)
by Roger K. Lewis
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The first edition of Architect?, published in 1985, quickly became known as the best basic guide to the architectural profession. More than a decade later, it is a standard text for introductory courses on architecture and recommended reading on 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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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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