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Case Study Houses (Basic Art Series 2.0)
By Smith Elizabeth A T
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9783836535601, isbn: 3836535602,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
Modernism to the masses: Pioneering designs for affordable postwar homesThe Case Study House program (1945–1966) was a unique event in the history of American architecture. Sponsored by Arts & Architecture magazine, the program sought to respond to the postwar building boom with prototype modern homes that could be both easily replicated and readily affordable to the average American.Concentrated on the Los Angeles area, the Case Study Houses included 36 model homes commissioned from such


Sir Edwin Lutyens: The Arts & Crafts Houses
By Images Publishing Dist Ac
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mpn: 9781864707113, ean: 9781864707113, isbn: 1864707119,

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Chronicles a suite of 45 great country houses by Sir Edwin Lutyens, one of Britain's most renowned and prolific Arts and Crafts master architectsCelebrates Lutyens's originality by capturing how Lutyens ingeniously blended the style of the Arts and Crafts movement with his own inventive interpretation of the Classical language of architectureProvides a fresh interpretation of Lutyens's enduring architectural genius through rigorous research, insightful overviews, valuable narrative details, and


Chicago's Historic Hyde Park
By Brand: University Of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226138145, isbn: 0226138143,

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Stretching south from 47th Street to the Midway Plaisance and east from Washington Park to the lake’s shore, the historic neighborhood of Hyde Park—Kenwood covers nearly two square miles of Chicago’s south side. At one time a wealthy township outside of the city, this neighborhood has been home to Chicago’s elite for more than one hundred and fifty years, counting among its residents presidents and politicians, scholars, athletes, and fiery religious leaders. Known today for the grand


The Book of Tiki
By Taschen
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ean: 9783822864173, isbn: 382286417X,

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After World War II, US soldiers stationed in the South Pacific returned home with tales of trees loaded with exotic fruits, sleepy lagoons, white-sand beaches, and gorgeous people wearing grass and feathers as they danced half-naked during all-night orgies of food and music. The American imagination seized on this exotic version of island culture, and it exerted a massive influence on Fashion, pop music, eating and drinking, and even architecture. Everything from bars to bowling alleys adopted


Residential Construction Performance Guidelines, 5th edition, Consumer Reference
By National Association of Home Builders
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ean: 9780867187458, isbn: 086718745X,

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Residential Construction Performance Guidelines for: Site Work and Foundation Floors, Walls, and Roofs Plumbing and Electrical, Including Interior Climate Control Interior and Floor Finishes Fireplaces and Wood Stoves Concrete Stoops and Steps Garages, Driveways, and Sidewalks Wood Decks Landscaping.


Best Addresses
By Smithsonian Books
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ean: 9780874744767, isbn: 0874744768,

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A century ago, the popularity of early Washington landmarks like Stoneleigh Court and the controversial Cairo (which, at a soaring twelve stories, shocked District officials into enacting the city's height limit) made it clear that apartment living was here to stay. By the 1920s, Beaux Art and Art Deco palaces offered residents all the luxuries of a first-class hotel: barbershops, ballrooms, rooftop terraces, and indoor pools. Soon other innovations in apartment living—the garden complex, the


The Poetics of Space
By Penguin Classics
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mpn: 40543560, ean: 9780143107521, isbn: 0143107526,

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A beloved multidisciplinary treatise comes to Penguin ClassicsSince its initial publication in 1958, The Poetics of Space has been a muse to philosophers, architects, writers, psychologists, critics, and readers alike. The rare work of irresistibly inviting philosophy, Bachelard’s seminal work brims with quiet revelations and stirring, mysterious imagery. This lyrical journey takes as its premise the emergence of the poetic image and finds an ideal metaphor in the intimate spaces of our


Cutler Anderson Architects: The Houses
By Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers
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ean: 9781946226181, isbn: 1946226181,

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Since its founding in 1977, Cutler Anderson Architects has evolved to understand that the ultimate objective of any architectural design is to reveal what is true about all of the circumstances of a project. From place to program, from materials to shape, all components need to be understood and designed into a harmonious whole that reveals each component's nature. This genuinely rigorous task has been both the focus and the intellectual stimulant of our practice and, it is hoped, will continue


5'2" GIANT, Builder of Dreams: One Ordinary Man Who Changed the World
By Dunamai Press
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ean: 9781732090705, isbn: 173209070X,

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Branded a no-good runt and repeatedly told he was a mistake and would never amount to anything, Lionel Mayell set out to prove everyone wrong. By age 39, he had made and lost a fortune, failed at two marriages, and was convinced that the naysayers were right. But God had a bigger dream. In 5'2'' Giant, Builder of Dreams, author Rita Mayell traces God's orchestration of the events of her father's life, including his mistakes and failures, to accomplish His purpose. This is the unlikely journey


Passive House Design (Edition Detail Green Books)
By DETAIL
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mpn: 380 black & white illustrations, 380 sch, ean: 9783955532208, isbn: 3955532208,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
''Passive House Design'' provides architects with the confidence required to deal with the Passive House Standard. It shows where there is significant scope for design and explains design strategies that lead to better passive houses. A selection of international buildings illustrate how design, construction and building technology combine in passive houses. Chapters on building physics, building services engineering and energy balancing round out the planning guidelines..


Get Your House Right: Architectural Elements to Use & Avoid
By Sterling
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ean: 9781402791031, isbn: 1402791038,

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Sick of McMansions? Marianne Cusato, creator of the award-winning Katrina Cottages, is a champion of traditional architectural principles: structural common sense, aesthetics of form, appropriateness to a neighborhood, and sustainability. She presents the definitive guide to what makes houses look and feel right, revealing the dos and don'ts of livable home design. Hundreds of elegant line drawings--rendering the varieties of architectural features and displaying “avoid” and “use”


Tadao Ando: Houses
By Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847831593, isbn: 0847831590,

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The most complete and comprehensive collection of residential projects from the world’s most internationally recognized and renowned architect. Though prolific in civic and commercial work, Tadao Ando first gained recognition for his residential projects, which were constructed solidly of concrete but ingeniously imbued with light and air. This exhaustive study is a complete catalog of all his residential work to date, including two new homes just finished in 2013. This volume features unseen


New Housing in Zurich: Typologies for a Changing Society
By Park Books
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ean: 9783038600428, isbn: 3038600423,

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Swiss architecture has come to be associated with iconic buildings and celebrated architects and firms like Peter Zumthor, Marion Botta, and Herzog & de Meuron. Yet there is a wide variety of other projects that contribute to a distinctly Swiss architecture, including private homes and housing developments. New Housing in Zurich looks specifically at the cooperative housing developments in the city of Zurich, as well as several examples outside the city’s boundaries. Over the past two


An Elegant Wilderness: Great Camps and Grand Lodges of the Adirondacks (The Architecture of Leisure)
By Acanthus Press
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ean: 9780926494473, isbn: 0926494473,

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The Victorian Society in America Metropolitan Chapter 2011 Award for Publication-Architectural HistoryThe Adirondack Center for Writing 2011 Literary Award-Best Book, NonfictionThe first book to place the rustic Adirondack architectural style in the context of the cultural, social, and environmental history, An Elegant Wilderness, showcases the intensely private retreats set into the pine forests on the shores of the region s shimmering lakes.Open earlier to tourism and more accessible than the


150 Best Tiny Home Ideas
By Harper Design Intl
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mpn: 44656578, ean: 9780062444660, isbn: 0062444662,

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A lavish, full-color guidebook showcasing the most up-to-date innovations and latest trends in efficient and successful small space design.Packed with detailed color photographs, comprehensive layout illustrations, and essential information, 150 Best Tiny Homes is the ideal solution for making the most of small living spaces—homes between 500 and 800 square feet—common to contemporary urban environments. Inside you’ll find 150 homes from around the world—each a model of efficiency and


Isay Weinfeld
By Gestalten
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mpn: 48267200, ean: 9783899559316, isbn: 3899559312,

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Bauhaus minimalism meets tasteful elegance. The Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld designs houses and hotels in style. From one side of the globe to the other, Isay Weinfeld is one of the most sought-after architects. Weinfeld is inimitable in the realm of combining modern elegance with tropical lightness. Under his hand, lushly landscaped courtyards and long corridors open into wide spaces; a view of a pool or a dramatic indoor waterfall. The Brazilian architect’s works are characterized by


Texas Modern: Redefining Houses in the Lone Star State
By Images Publishing Dist Ac
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ean: 9781864707311, isbn: 1864707313,

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Showcases contemporary residential architecture and design across the state of Texas, by renowned America-based architects and designersAugments Images Publishing's particularly large range of successful books on contemporary residential architecture and designFeatures stunning full-color photography throughout, informative descriptions and detailed floor plansContextualizes with an introduction by an acclaimed expert on the profound influences of key architecture and design practitioners and


Tree Houses: Fairy Tale Castles in the Air
By Philip Jodidio
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mpn: 34572181, ean: 9783836526647, isbn: 3836526646,

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Branching out: Childhood fantasy meets grown-up savoir faireThe idea of climbing a tree for shelter, or just to see the earth from another perspective, is surely as old as humanity. Tree houses are chronicled in ancient civilizations and their lore crosses through the history of every part of the world where trees grow. This stunningly-illustrated study offers a tour of the best tree houses in the world, some designed by architects, others the work of unknown craftsmen. A tea house, a


The Japanese House: A Tradition for Contemporary Architecture
By Brand: Charles E. Tuttle
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ean: 9780804803045, isbn: 0804803048,

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The Houses of Louis Kahn
By Brand: Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300171181, isbn: 0300171188,

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Louis Kahn (1901–1974), one of the most important architects of the postwar period, is widely admired for his great monumental works, including the Kimbell Art Museum, the Salk Institute, and the National Assembly Complex in Bangladesh. However, the importance of his houses has been largely overlooked. This beautiful book is the first to look at Kahn’s nine major private houses. Beginning with his earliest encounters with Modernism in the late 1920s and continuing through his iconic work of



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