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A Clearing In the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century
A Clearing In the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century
by Witold Rybczynski
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Rarely are biographer and subject so well-matched as in Witold Rybczynski's seminal biography of the great nineteenth century landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. In such classic works as Home: The Short History of an Idea and City... (read more)

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Home: A Short History of an Idea
Home: A Short History of an Idea
by Witold Rybczynski
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Walk through five centuries of homes both great and small—from the smoke-filled manor halls of the Middle Ages to today's Ralph Lauren-designed environments—on a house tour like no other, one that delightfully explicates the very idea of "home."... (read more)

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The Straw Bale House (Real Goods Independent Living Book)
The Straw Bale House (Real Goods Independent Living Book)
by Athena Swentzell Steen
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Imagine building a house with superior seismic stability, fire resistance, and thermal insulation, using an annually renewable resource, for half the cost of a comparable conventional home. Welcome to the straw bale house! Whether you build an entire... (read more)

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The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
by David McCullough
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This monumental book tells the enthralling story of one of the greatest accomplishments in our nations history, the building of what was then the longest suspension bridge in the world. The Brooklyn Bridge rose out of the expansive era following the... (read more)

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Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid: Your Path to Building an Energy-Independent Home
Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid: Your Path to Building an Energy-Independent Home
by Sheri Koones
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Prefabrication offers a simple path to the green home of your dreams, and in her latest book, Prefabulous author Sheri Koones highlights the many ways of using prefabrication to create almost-off-the-grid homes—houses that are not only... (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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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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Gaudi Pop-Ups
Gaudi Pop-Ups
by Courtney Watson Mccarthy
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“Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator.” —Antoni Gaudí  For over a century the fantastical works of the Catalan architect and designer Antoni Gaudí have enraptured... (read more)

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Measure and Construction of the Japanese House
Measure and Construction of the Japanese House
by Heino Engel
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A remarkable classic work on traditional Japanese architecture and its general integrative quality, the order of space and form, the flexibility of partitions and room functions and other important or unique qualities. The author describes in detail, and... (read more)

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Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright
by Bruce B Pfeiffer
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This extraordinary book presents thirty-eight of the most renowned and significant buildings of America's premier architect, from his early Prairie work in Oak Park, Illinois, in the 1890s to his daring creations of the 1940s and 1950s. In entirely new... (read more)

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Architecture in the Age of Divided Representation: The Question of Creativity in the Shadow of Production
Architecture in the Age of Divided Representation: The Question of Creativity in the Shadow of Production
by Dalibor Vesely
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andlt;Pandgt;In this long-awaited work, Dalibor Vesely proposes an alternative to the narrow vision of contemporary architecture as a discipline that can be treated as an instrument or commodity. In doing so, he offers nothing less than an account of the... (read more)

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American House Now: Contemporary Architectural Directions, Updated
American House Now: Contemporary Architectural Directions, Updated
by Susan Doubilet
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An updated and expanded edition of the hugely successful 1997 book "American House Now," this richly illustrated volume showcases twenty-six of the most extraordinary examples of residential architecture designed in the United States in the last twenty... (read more)

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The Arts and Crafts Movement in the Pacific Northwest
The Arts and Crafts Movement in the Pacific Northwest
by Lawrence Kreisman and Glenn Mason
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This magnificent compendium is the first comprehensive exploration of the Arts and Crafts legacy in the Pacific Northwest. It traces the movement from its nineteenth century English beginnings to its flowering in Washington and Oregon through the 1920s... (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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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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Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning (Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design & Space Planning)
Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning (Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design & Space Planning)
by Joseph De Chiara
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The "Silver Bible" -- thoroughly revised, updated and redesigned Interior designers, architects, and other design professionals can still turn to the fields beloved "Silver Bible" for a wealth of information related to the design and planning of... (read more)

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Invisible New York: The Hidden Infrastructure of the City (Creating the North American Landscape)
Invisible New York: The Hidden Infrastructure of the City (Creating the North American Landscape)
by Stanley Greenberg
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Invisible New York is a photographic exploration of the hidden and often abandoned infrastructure of New York City. Inaccessible and unknown to most New Yorkers, the structures and machinery captured in Stanley Greenberg's luminous black-and-white prints... (read more)

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The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-made Landscape
The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-made Landscape
by James Howard Kunstler
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The Geography of Nowhere traces America's evolution from a nation of Main Streets and coherent communities to a land where every place is like no place in particular, where the cities are dead zones and the countryside is a wasteland of cartoon... (read more)

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Craftsman Homes
Craftsman Homes
by Gustav Stickley
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296 architectural drawings, floor plans, and photographs illustrate 40 different kinds of "Mission-style" homes from The Craftsman (1901-16), voice of American style of simplicity and organic harmony. Thorough coverage of Craftsman idea in text and... (read more)

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