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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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Native American Architecture
Native American Architecture
by Peter Nabokov
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Native American Architecture, is the first book-length, fully illustrated study of North American Indian architecture to appear in a century. The product of 15 years of research by an architect and an anthropologist, the book presents the building... (read more)

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City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction
City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction
by David Macaulay
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Text and black and white illustrations show how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them.... (read more)

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Northwest Style Hc
Northwest Style Hc
by Ann Wall Frank
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With its lush forests, rugged coast, and long rainy season, the Pacific Coast has spawned a style that is informal, organic, and above all eclectic. Northwest Style captures the spirit and diversity of this region's architecture, landscape, and lifestyle... (read more)

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Modern Architecture Since 1900
Modern Architecture Since 1900
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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The Poetics of Space
The Poetics of Space
by Gaston Bachelard
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Philosopher Gaston Bachelard published The Poetics of Space in 1958, many years into a prolific and prestigious career in science and French academe. A rationalist who believed rational thought was an ill-fitting framework for exploring the imagination... (read more)

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Drawing and Designing with Confidence: A Step-By-Step Guide
Drawing and Designing with Confidence: A Step-By-Step Guide
by Mike W Lin
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Readers of this book learn graphic rendering skills quickly with the proven how-to approach that has made Lin the most successful teacher in the field. His method emphasizes speed, confidence, and relaxation, while incorporating many time-saving tricks... (read more)

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Crabgrass Frontier : the Suburbanization of the United States (85 Edition)
Crabgrass Frontier : the Suburbanization of the United States (85 Edition)
by Kenneth T. Jackson
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This first full-scale history of the development of the American suburb examines how "the good life" in America came to be equated with the a home of one's own surrounded by a grassy yard and located far from the urban workplace. Integrating social... (read more)

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Country and Suburban Homes of the Prairie School Period
Country and Suburban Homes of the Prairie School Period
by Hermann V Von Holst
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Over 400 photographs, floor plans, elevations, detailed drawings — exteriors and interiors — for over 100 structures of Prairie School period. Complemented by author's concise text. Important primary source.... (read more)

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The House Book
The House Book
by Phaidon
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Now available in a convenient pocket-sized mini format, this is the essential illustrated reference book for everyone interested in houses.... (read more)

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City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles
City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles
by Mike Davis
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To its official boosters, "Los Angeles brings it all together." To its detractors, it is "The Big Nowhere." No one has better captured L.A.'s bizarre role as both utopia and dystopia than Davis, the author of this mordantly elegant and wide-ranging work... (read more)

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Breaking Ground
Breaking Ground
by Daniel Libeskind
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Drawing on his uncommon background and global perspective, in Breaking Ground Daniel Libeskind explores ideas about tragedy and hope, and the way in which architecture can memorialize — and reshape — human experience. Born in 1946 to... (read more)

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Architecture of the Renaissance from Brunelleschi to Palladio
Architecture of the Renaissance from Brunelleschi to Palladio
by Bertrand Jestaz
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Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed... (read more)

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Frank O. Gehry: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Frank O. Gehry: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
by Coosje Van Bruggen
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No building has been more anticipated than Frank Gehry's stunning new Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, an industrial city in the Basque country of northern Spain. In a cover story for the New York Times Magazine, Herbert Muschamp wrote of it, "The word is... (read more)

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Houses We Live in (02 Edition)
Houses We Live in (02 Edition)
by Howe
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The Houses We Live In is a guide to the architectural styles of American houses. Highly illustrated with stunning color photographs and drawings to identify key recognition features, it covers a variety of architectural styles from colonial to modern... (read more)

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Architecture Now: 100 Contemporary Architects
Architecture Now: 100 Contemporary Architects
by Philip Jodico
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The best of architecture in the world today.... (read more)

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Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings (Tut Books. a)
Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings (Tut Books. a)
by Edward Sylves Morse
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A classic text, Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings was originally published in 1886 by Edward S. Morse, a groundbreaking and imaginative inventor. Still considered an authoritative review of traditional Japanese architecture and landscape design... (read more)

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Building Construction Before Mechanization
Building Construction Before Mechanization
by John Fitchen
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How were huge stones moved from quarries to the sites of Egyptian pyramids? How did the cathedral builders of the Middle Ages lift blocks to great heights by muscle power alone? In this intriguing book John Fitchen explains and illustrates the solutions... (read more)

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Green Development: Integrating Ecology and Real Estate (Wiley Series in Sustainable Design)
Green Development: Integrating Ecology and Real Estate (Wiley Series in Sustainable Design)
by Alex Wilson
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"Green Development is good for business. Tenants, owners, purchasers, and brokers are all becoming more sophisticated and are realizing the financial and social benefits of green product." --Gerald Hines, Chairman of Hines. Environmentally responsible... (read more)

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John Pawson Works
John Pawson Works
by Deyan Sudjic
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Features ten of Pawson's projects, each one treated as a case study of the design process as experienced by architect, client and critic.... (read more)

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