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The Seaside House: Living on the Water
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ean: 9780847858361, isbn: 0847858367,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Irresistible interiors that capture the essence of seaside living.   Everyone dreams of a house by the sea, and this book presents the best examples of homes for escaping to the serenity of the seaside. Beautifully photographed interiors, exteriors, gardens, and patios offer a peek into these appealing homes, including Martha Stewart’s Seal Harbor, Maine, residence, Donna Karan’s Zen-like East Hampton retreat, Tommy Hilfiger’s Pop art–inspired Miami house, and Giorgio Armani’s

From the Land: Backen, Gillam, & Kroeger Architects
By Daniel Gregory
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mpn: 9780847840779, ean: 9780847840779, isbn: 0847840778,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Elegant rusticity meets unpretentious luxury in the work of this award-winning architecture firm. Howard Backen, principal of the architecture firm Backen, Gillam & Kroeger, is at the center of a popular movement in home design that emphasizes elegant simplicity and embraces the rustic charm of natural materials. This volume, the first on his work and that of the firm, is an artful exploration of this aesthetic, featuring farmhouses in the Napa Valley, hilltop homes, seaside retreats, and

Valuing Cultural Heritage: Applying Environmental Valuation Techniques to Historic Buildings, Monuments and Artifacts
By Brand: Edward Elgar Pub
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781840640793, isbn: 1840640790,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
What value do we place on our cultural heritage, and to what extent should we preserve historic and culturally important sites and artefacts from the ravages of weather, pollution, development and use by the general public? This innovative book attempts to answer these important questions by exploring how non-market valuation techniques - used extensively in environmental economics - can be applied to cultural heritage. The book includes twelve comprehensive case studies that estimate public

Peter Pennoyer Architects: Apartments, Townhouses, Country Houses
By Brand: Vendome Press
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ean: 9780865652682, isbn: 0865652686,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
Peter Pennoyer Architects practices a refined architecture that imaginatively reinterprets classical pre-war American design for modern living. Drawing upon the examples of aesthetic mentors Delano & Aldrich, Warren & Wetmore, and Grosvenor Atterbury, PPA’s projects strike a balance between comfort, luxury, and beauty. The work is characterized by a sophisticated use of detail and an insistence on meticulous craftsmanship and materials rarely found in contemporary architecture. This

Great Houses of England & Wales
By Laurence King Publishing
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781780672328, isbn: 1780672322,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
In this chronological selection of thirty-two of the most notable houses in England and Wales, Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd and Christopher Simon Sykes present a panoramic history of the evolution of the 'great house'. Featuring 32 notable residences of England's great families, including Highclere Castle, the real-life Downton Abby, featured on the book's cover. The selection tours acknowledged architectural masterpieces, such as Castle Howard, along with lesser-known delights, such as Tredegar

By Mariner Books
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mpn: 9780618001910, ean: 9780618001910, isbn: 0618001913,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs..

Northern Delights: Scandinavian Homes, Interiors and Design
By Fexeus Emma
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mpn: 9783899554724, ean: 9783899554724, isbn: 3899554728,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
Its timeless beauty, premium quality, and humane functionality make Scandinavian interior design ideal for homes, restaurants, offices, and any other rooms in which people should feel comfortable. If the goal were to build a house in which everyone would like to live, the architect would likely be Italian, the engineer maybe German, the gardener probably British, and the craftspeople either Swiss or Japanese. The interior designer of that house, though, should―beyond any doubt―be from

Minimalist and Luxury Living Spaces: Fashionable Home Design
By Images Publishing Dist Ac
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ean: 9781864707670, isbn: 1864707674,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
• Minimalism is one of the most popular styles in the world today, giving this book a vast market potential• Almost 40 luxury and novel models are collected here, illustrated and subjected to analysis• An excellent manual for professional designers, teachers, and studentsMinimalist homes meet their owners' demands from their spatial environment through simplicity and elegance. The movement enjoys popularity with today's international communities, and for good reason - modern day life is a

At Home: A Short History of Private Life
By Anchor Books
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mpn: 10418779, ean: 9780767919395, isbn: 0767919394,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
In these pages, the beloved Bill Bryson gives us a fascinating history of the modern home, taking us on a room-by-room tour through his own house and using each room to explore the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted. As he takes us through the history of our modern comforts, Bryson demonstrates that whatever happens in the world eventually ends up in our home, in the paint, the pipes, the pillows, and every item of furniture. Bryson has one of the liveliest, most

Minka: My Farmhouse in Japan
By Princeton Architectural Press
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
In 1959 journalist John Roderick joined the Tokyo bureau of the Associated Press. There, he befriended a Japanese family, the Takishitas. After musing offhandedly that he would like to one day have his own house in Japan, the family—unbeknownst to John—set out to grant his wish. They found Roderick a 250-year-old “minka,” or hand-built farmhouse, with a thatched roof and held together entirely by wooden pegs and joinery. It was about to be washed away by flooding and was being offered

Blueprint Reading: Construction Drawings for the Building Trade
By McGraw-Hill Education
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ean: 9780071549868, isbn: 0071549862,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Improve Your Ability to Read and Interpret All Types of Construction Drawings Blueprint Reading is a step-by-step guide to reading and interpreting all types of construction drawings. Filled with hundreds of illustrations and study questions, this easy-to-use resource offers a complete overview of construction drawing basics for every aspect of the construction process- from site work, foundations, and structural systems to interior work and finishes. Covering all the latest technological

NCIDQ PRAC 2 Practice Exam
By PPI, A Kaplan Company
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ean: 9781591265313, isbn: 1591265312,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Updated to Current NCIDQ Exam Specs - NCIDQ® PRAC 2 Practice Exam Problems contains 150 exam-like, multiple-choice questions that will help you pass the Interior Design PRAC 2 exam.NCIDQ® PRAC 2 Practice Exam Problems features include:detailed explanations and problem solutions to reinforce theory and application of fundamental concepts150 questions to reinforce the connection between relevant theory to exam-like problemsThree case studies that is consistent with the level of difficulty,

The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home
By Touchstone
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ean: 9781476794051, isbn: 1476794057,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
A New York Times bestseller with an ''engaging narrative and array of detail” (The Wall Street Journal), the “intimate and sweeping” (Raleigh News & Observer) untold, true story behind the Biltmore Estate—the largest, grandest private residence in North America, which has seen more than 120 years of history pass by its front door.The story of Biltmore spans World Wars, the Jazz Age, the Depression, and generations of the famous Vanderbilt family, and features a captivating cast of

Towards a Typology of Soviet Mass Housing: The Set: Prefabrication in the USSR 1955 – 1991
By Philipp Meuser Dimitrij Zadorin
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ean: 9783869224589, isbn: 3869224584,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Soviet mass housing is a contradictory but unique phenomenon. It is usuallyblamed for creating the most monotonous built environment in the history of mankind, thus constituting a symbol of individual suppression and dejection. The construction programme launched in the post-Stalinist era was the largest undertaken in modern architectural history worldwide. At the same time, Sovietmass housing fulfilled a colossal social role, providing tens of millions of families with their own apartments. It

Timeless: Classic American Architecture for Contemporary Living
By Unknown
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ean: 9781939621931, isbn: 1939621933,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Award-winning architect Patrick Ahearn treats readers to an exclusive tour of the timeless classical homes he’s created in some of New England’s most affluent communities, along the way revealing the unique, site-sensitive philosophy, point of view and principles that allow him to seamlessly balance preservation with innovation and have made him one of the region’s most sought-after and successful residential designers..

The Splendor of Cuba: 450 Years of Architecture and Interiors
By Rizzoli
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mpn: 9780847835676, ean: 9780847835676, isbn: 0847835677,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
An unprecedented tour of stunning and architecturally significant Cuban palacios, mansions, and private homes that have been meticulously preserved, previously un-photographed, and inaccessible to visitors. At a time when more travelers are rediscovering Cuba, this lavishly illustrated volume offers a different view of the island’s cultural achievements. It presents not the Cuba of Castro’s era, with its derelict buildings and peeling paint, but the opulent world of the Spanish Creole

Hotel Design, Planning, and Development (Second Edition)
By W. W. Norton & Company
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780393733853, isbn: 0393733858,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
A fully revised edition of the book architects and developers consider the bible of hotel design.Hotel Design, Planning, and Development, Second Edition, is a thorough overview of the important and fast-growing hospitality industry. It is revised and expanded from the previous edition―the “bible” for designers, developers, planners, and students. This edition, updated to include significant hotels developed internationally in the last ten years, outlines essential planning and design

Palm Beach: An Architectural Legacy
By Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847825103, isbn: 0847825108,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
In 1894, Palm Beach leaped to world prominence as a winter playground with the completion of Henry Morrison Flagler's Royal Poinciana Hotel. In 1920's Palm Beach'sextravagant lifestyle reached its height, and grand sprawling Mediterranean-style mansions abounded. By the 1980s, financial prosperity and an economic boom, which was accompanied by an onslaught of redevelopment, threatened Palm Beach's world famous architectural heritage.Palm Beach details the meticulous restorations of more than

Cabins (Life in the Woods - Creative Cabin Architecture / Ab OMS Grime - Kreative Cabin-architektur / L Vie Dan Les Bois - Cabanes a L Architecture Creative)
By Taschen America
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mpn: 47372123, ean: 9783836565011, isbn: 3836565013,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Life in the Woods Creative cabin architecture, from California to Sapporo Ever since Henry David Thoreau s described his two years, two months, and two days of refuge existence at Walden Pond, Massachusetts, in Walden, or, Life in the Woods (1854), the idea of a cabin dwelling has seduced the modern psyche. In the past decade, as our material existence and environmental footprint has grown exponentially, architects around the globe have become particularly interested in the possibilities of the

Frank Lloyd Wright: The Houses
By Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847827367, isbn: 0847827364,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Frank Lloyd Wright is not only synonymous with architecture, his name is also synonymous with the American house in the twentieth century. In particular, his residential work has been the subject of continuing interest and controversy. Wright's Fallingwater (1935), the seminal masterpiece perched over a waterfall deep in the Pennsylvania highlands, is perhaps the best-known private house in the history of the world. In fact, Wright's houses-from his Prairie style Robie House (1906) in Chicago,

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