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Life Along The Hudson: The Historic Country Estates of the Livingston Family
By Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847863235, isbn: 9780847863235,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
This gorgeous oversized tome features thirty-six sublime country homes, many overlooking the Hudson River.This scenic stretch of estates along the Hudson offers some of the finest examples of American architecture and landscape design. The edition's thirty-five featured homes were designed in a range of styles by notable architects Stanford White, A. J. Davis, Calvert Vaux, Warren and Wetmore, and more. All pair exquisite interiors with expansive lush lawns and riverfront views. Formerly

The Chesapeake House: Architectural Investigation by Colonial Williamsburg
By The University of North Carolina Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780807835777, isbn: 0807835773,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
For more than thirty years, the architectural research department at Colonial Williamsburg has engaged in comprehensive study of early buildings, landscapes, and social history in the Chesapeake region. Its painstaking work has transformed our understanding of building practices in the colonial and early national periods and thereby greatly enriched the experience of visiting historic sites. In this beautifully illustrated volume, a team of historians, curators, and conservators draw on their

Casa Moderna: Latin American Living
By Thames & Hudson
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ean: 9780500343296, isbn: 0500343292,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
A collection of the best contemporary residential projects designed by emerging and established architects in a range of dramatic settings across Central and South America. Since the modernism pioneered by Oscar Niemeyer in Brazil, Latin America has become one of the world’s most exciting locations for contemporary architecture. The wide architectural range, set amid varied climates, social conditions, and environments, has brought international attention to a continent that’s making a

Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian Houses: Designs for Moderate Cost One-Family Homes
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ean: 9780823071784, isbn: 0823071782,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Looks at the last period in Wright's career, reassessing his Usonian houses, his Taliesin working communities, and his plan for Broadacre CityUsed Book in Good Condition.

Georgia O'Keeffe and Her Houses: Ghost Ranch and Abiquiu
By Brand: Harry N. Abrams
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sku: 9781419703942, ean: 9781419703942, isbn: 1419703943,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Georgia O’Keeffe’s two houses in New Mexico—at Abiquiu and Ghost Ranch—are essential elements in her paintings, but their history has never before been detailed. Quoting liberally from the artist’s letters, Barbara Buhler Lynes and Agapita Judy Lopez create a vibrant picture of O’Keeffe (1887–1986) and her homes, which have long intrigued the public. An essay by architect Beverly Spears describes the distinctive characteristics of adobe construction.The bountiful illustrations

Axel Vervoordt: Wabi Inspirations
By Flammarion
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mpn: 30969028, ean: 9782080301451, isbn: 2080301454,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Interior design guru Axel Vervoordt shares his latest inspirations for the home. Axel Vervoordt’s intense curiosity has fueled his work as an interior designer, spurring him to explore and draw inspiration from cultures around the globe. He was first exposed to Eastern art and philosophy years ago, but today it has become the guiding principle in his work, particularly the concept of Wabi. Developed in the twelfth century, Wabi advocates simplicity and humility, the rejection of all that is

The Work of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects: Economy as Ethic
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mpn: 9780500343319, ean: 9780500343319, isbn: 0500343314,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
An inspiring monograph that captures the practical yet beautiful architecture of one of the leading architectural firms in the worldThe work of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects embodies two interrelated primary principles: economy and place. Economy as an ethical imperative leads to creating the “maximal'' experience with minimal form, material, and cost. Reinforcing this imperative is the architects’ engagement of their place of practice, coastal Nova Scotia, and its climate, landform,

Laura Bohn: Ways of Seeing
By Pointed Leaf Press
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ean: 9781938461408, isbn: 1938461401,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
A monograph on a leading voice of interior design: Laura Bohn, 'Queen of soft-modern'The foreword is by Cindy Allen, the editor in chief of Interior Design magazineLaura Bohn's set designs for the Year of the Dragon movie and Nurse Jackie (television show) are included in the bookLaura Bohn: Ways of Seeing is the first monograph on the residential work of the prominent New York–based interior designer. Born and raised in Texas, Bohn was an haute couture model in Paris before taking a degree

Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods, 5th Edition
By John Wiley & Sons
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ean: 9780470074688, isbn: 047007468X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Now in its Fifth Edition, this essential textbook has been used by thousands of students annually in schools of architecture, engineering, and construction technology. The bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction, emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frames, masonry bearing walls, steel frames, and reinforced concrete. New introductory material on the processes, organization, constraints, and choices in construction

Passive House Details: Solutions for High-Performance Design
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138958265, isbn: 1138958263,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Passive House Details introduces the concepts, principles, and design processes of building ultralow-energy buildings. The objective of this book is to provide design goals, research, analysis, systems, details, and inspiring images of some of the most energy-efficient, carbon-neutral, healthy, and satisfying buildings currently built in the region. Other topics included: heat transfer, moisture management, performance targets, and climatic zones. Illustrated with more than 375 color images,

Studio Joy Works
By Princeton Architectural Press
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ean: 9781616897550, isbn: 1616897554,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Rick Joy's reputation as one of the country's most gifted designers, whose mining of materials and site create transcendent, even poetic buildings, was established in his first book, Desert Works. This follow-up, Studio Joy Works, marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of his firm's founding and continues the careful documentation of the growing body of his important work, including houses in Vermont and California, his first public project, a train station in Princeton, New Jersey, and residences

Vernacular Architecture of West Africa: A World in Dwelling
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415585439, isbn: 0415585430,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
The dwellings of hundreds of African ethnic groups offer a variety of conceptions and building practices that contradict the widespread image of the primitive hut commonly attributed to rural Africa. Each house or group of houses is designed not only to shelter the members of a family, but also to enable intimate communication with ancestors and divinities and to harmonize with the forces of nature. Such an architecture thrives in a community context where it is simply not acceptable to plunder

Midnight Modern: Palm Springs Under the Full Moon
By powerHouse Books
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ean: 9781576878347, isbn: 1576878341,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Midnight Modern brings into focus a view of Palm Springs and its internationally renowned modernist houses never before shown, shot entirely by the light of the full moon. Created over the course of three years by Australian photographer Tom Blachford, the surreal images function as portals in time, with the homes, cars, and beautiful scenery appearing almost exactly as it all did 60 years ago. The crisp moonlight adds a new dimension to the famous mecca of desert modernism and shows a

Tom Kundig: Houses
By imusti
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mpn: 9781568986050, ean: 9781568986050, isbn: 156898605X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
The work of Seattle-based architect Tom Kundig has been called both raw and refined, as well as super-crafted and warm. Kundig's projects, especially his houses, uniquely combine these two seemingly disparate sets of characteristics to produce some of the most inventive structures found in the architecture world today. Kundig's internationally acclaimed work is inspired by both the industrial structures with which he grew up in the Pacific Northwest and the vibrant craft cultures that are

Residential Development Handbook (Development Handbook series)
By Brand: Urban Land Institute
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ean: 9780874209181, isbn: 0874209188,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
This comprehensive reference describes how to develop condominiums, townhouses, single family homes, and neighborhoods.Used Book in Good Condition.

Residential Design, Drafting, and Detailing
By Brand: Cengage Learning
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ean: 9781133283171, isbn: 1133283179,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
Enables students to master the skills most important for drawing, detailing, and designing residential structures. A step-by-step presentation that centers exclusively on residential - with standard construction practices that involve wood, engineered materials, steel, and concrete, along with the latest green concepts and alternative materials. Reflects the latest standards, codes, and guidelines, including the 2012 International Residential Code. Allows students to concentrate on CAD

The Home Within Us: Romantic Houses, Evocative Rooms
By Brand: Rizzoli
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mpn: 9780847832897, ean: 9780847832897, isbn: 0847832899,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Architect and designer Bobby McAlpine creates idyllic houses that wed historical precedent with gracious modern living. His distinguished firms, McAlpine Tankersley Architecture and McAlpine Booth & Ferrier Interiors, are renowned nationwide for their talent in designing residences that resonate with nostalgia, fantasy, and a sense of place. Their dwellings—from country and seaside retreats to homes in historic American neighborhoods—offer favorite period styles with a timeless quality.

The Country Houses of John F. Staub (Sara and John Lindsey Series in the Arts and Humanities)
By Texas A&M University Press
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sku: 9781585445950, ean: 9781585445950, isbn: 1585445959,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
In the early 1920s, architect John F. Staub, a native of Knoxville, Tennessee, who had studied at MIT and worked in New York, came to the burgeoning city of Houston as an assistant to nationally prominent architect Harrie T. Lindeberg. Staub was charged with administering construction of three houses designed by Lindeberg for members of the city’s rapidly emerging elite. He would go on to establish one of the most influential architectural practices in Houston, where he would remain until his

Surf Shacks: An Eclectic Compilation of Surfers' Homes from Coast to Coast
By Gestalten
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mpn: 46934419, ean: 9783899559071, isbn: 389955907X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Surfing is a way of life. A life dominated by the waves and the tide with a cozy place to pause in between. Creative personalities crafting bold homes, Surf Shacks illustrates how surfers live both on and off shore. Many abodes can fall under the label of surf shack: New York City apartments, cabins nestled next to Royal National Park, or tiny Hawaiian huts. Surfing communities are overflowing with creativity, innovation, and rich personalities. Surf Shacks takes a deeper look at surfers' homes

Patterns of Home: The Ten Essentials of Enduring Design
By Taunton Press
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ean: 9781561585335, isbn: 1561585335,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
The key to creating a house that is memorable, satisfying, and enduring is to apply a group of design concepts--or ''patterns''--that focus on the experience of being in a home. In this groundbreaking work, internationally respected architects Max Jacobson, Murray Silverstein, and Barbara Winslow present the ten essential patterns that shape and define a well-crafted home. Patterns explore the presence of light, the relationship between indoors and out, the flow through rooms, and the feel of

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