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Community by Design: New Urbanism for Suburbs and Small Communities
Community by Design: New Urbanism for Suburbs and Small Communities
by Kenneth Hall
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*A practical guide to implementing New Urbanism principles in suburbs and small communities<P>*Case studies present clear solutions for typical suburban problems: the need for pedestrian access, the lack of parking, the presence of industrial-park... (read more)

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Residential Design, Drafting, and Detailing with CDROM (Drafting and Design)
Residential Design, Drafting, and Detailing with CDROM (Drafting and Design)
by Alan Jefferis
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Learn the basic skills needed to draw, detail, and design residential structures using standard construction practices involving wood, engineered materials, steel, concrete, and concrete block, as well as using "green" construction practices. CAD... (read more)

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Small Houses
Small Houses
by Simone Schleifer
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Aufgrund der kleinen Proportionen, die oft auf ein begrenztes Budget zurückzuführen sind, werden beim Bau von Minimalhäusern leichte Strukturen verwendet. In der Regel sind dies Konstruktionen aus Holz oder dünnen Metallprofilen, die... (read more)

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American Country Houses of the Gilded Age (Sheldon S "Artistic Country-Seats)
American Country Houses of the Gilded Age (Sheldon S "Artistic Country-Seats)
by Arnold Lewis
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This exquisite documentation of the architectural creativity that transformed the country after the Civil War reproduces fascinating and historically important photographs and plans for a total of 97 buildings &#8212; 93 houses and 4 casinos &... (read more)

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Victorian Houses: Treasures of Lesser-Known Examples
Victorian Houses: Treasures of Lesser-Known Examples
by Edmund V Jr Gillon
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Edmund Gillon has photographed and Clay Lancaster commented on 116 remarkable but lesser-known Victorian American homes. From Nova Scotia to Geneva, New York to Cape May, these rarely appreciated dwellings offer some of the best 19th-century architecture.... (read more)

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The Rammed Earth House: Rediscovering the Most Ancient Building Material
The Rammed Earth House: Rediscovering the Most Ancient Building Material
by David Easton
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Humans have been using earth as a primary building material for more than ten thousand years. Rammed earth, as practiced today, involves tamping a mixture of earth, water, and a little cement into wooden forms to create thick, sturdy masonry walls... (read more)

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Greene & Greene: Masterworks
Greene & Greene: Masterworks
by Bruce Smith
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In the first decades of the 20th century, Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene almost single-handedly defined the Arts and Crafts aesthetic in America as the architectural firm Greene & Greene. The only full-color survey of the firm's... (read more)

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Palaces of Sicily
Palaces of Sicily
by Gioachino La Tomasi
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Following the success of Portrait of Venice and Palaces of Rome, this beautiful book tours the palaces, villas, and castles of Sicily. From the ancient Roman villa of Piazza Armerina through the Arab castles, baroque masterpieces such as Villa Pallagonia,... (read more)

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Japanese Home Stylebook
Japanese Home Stylebook
by Saburo Yamagata
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A definitive sourcebook for designers, architects, home remodelers, or anyone thinking of adding a Japan-inspired design to a room or home. Hundreds of line drawings show traditional Japanese architectural details and motifs, everything from shoji... (read more)

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Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning
Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning
by Leland M Roth
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This clearly written, fully illustrated survey of Western architecture defines and explains structure, function, history, and meaning. Architecture is examined as a cultural phenomenon as well as an artistic and technological achievement. The book is... (read more)

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Graphic Guide To Frame Construction Rev Edition
Graphic Guide To Frame Construction Rev Edition
by Rob Thallon
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Here for the first time is a complete visual handbook designed for architects, builders, students, and anyone else interested in wood-frame construction. Inside you'll find hundreds of meticulous drawings illustrating every detail you might ever want to... (read more)

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Bird's Eye Views Hc
Bird's Eye Views Hc
by John William Reps
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As new towns and cities spread across the American frontier in the nineteenth century, itinerant artists soon followed, documenting these growing urban centers by drawing aerial perspectives, also known as bird's eye views. Commissioned by land... (read more)

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The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture
The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture
by Phaidon
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For everyone who owns the comprehensive edition of The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary Architecture, here is its companion to throw in your suitcase or put in your pocket. Contains a condensed version of the information of the comprehensive edition with... (read more)

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The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy (Brookings Focus Book)
The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy (Brookings Focus Book)
by Bruce Katz
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The United States must remake its economy if it is to achieve sustainable prosperity in a world that continues to transform at a dizzying pace. Americans must move from an economy driven by domestic consumption, debt, and financial engineering to one... (read more)

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Frank Lloyd Wright: American Master Architect (Tiny Folios)
Frank Lloyd Wright: American Master Architect (Tiny Folios)
by Kathryn Smith
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A pocket-sized overview of the architect's entire career, with more than zoo photographs, drawings, and examples from Wright's own collection of Asian art.<P>A master of modern architecture, an artist of unrivaled international stature, Frank Lloyd... (read more)

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Portland From the Air
Portland From the Air
by Russ Heinl
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First in the Bird's Eye View Series, this unique portrait presents Portland from a new perspective, capturing the city's essence in a broad and brilliant way.... (read more)

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Old Way of Seeing: How Architecture Lost Its Magic and How to Get It Back
Old Way of Seeing: How Architecture Lost Its Magic and How to Get It Back
by Jonathan Hale
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This fresh and provocative book answers a question that countless people have asked about our man-made world: How did things get so ugly? We have all admired the natural grace of old buildings and wondered why modern architects seem to have such a hard... (read more)

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Enviromental Psychology for Design
Enviromental Psychology for Design
by David Kopec
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Environmental Psychology for Design introduces the discipline of environmental psychology in different and more meaningful ways to design students and does it in a way that encourages students to embrace the concepts as well as incorporate them into... (read more)

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Next American Metropolis PB
Next American Metropolis PB
by Peter Calthorpe
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Regarding issues of urban sprawl Visit Sprawl Net, at Rice University. It's under construction, but it should be an interesting resource. Check out the traffic in the land of commuting. And, finally, enjoy Los Angeles: Revisiting the Four Ecologies.... (read more)

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Modernism
Modernism
by Richard Weston
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Modernist ideas have pervaded every form of design, from graphics to architecture, as well as being a key influence on art, literature and music. In this comprehensive survey, Richard Weston traces the course of Modernism from its beginnings to its... (read more)

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