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Martha's Vineyard
Martha's Vineyard
Written by Keith Moskow and Robert Linn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932721
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Martha's Vineyard
Contemporary Living
Written by Keith Moskow and Robert Linn


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $50.00

Each year the pristine beaches, lush pine forests, and picturesque New England towns of Martha’s Vineyard draw tens of thousands of admirers to this beautiful island. Some of these visitors have become part-time residents, building contemporary homes alongside the traditional Victorian cottages, sea captains’ mansions, and colonial farmhouses that comprise the... Read more >
Icehouses
Icehouses
Written by Tim Buxbaum
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813002
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Icehouses

Written by Tim Buxbaum


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

In the days before refrigeration, icehouses were designed to store ice in bulk for summertime use. This book examines icehouses in Britain, where they were built in increasing numbers from the early seventeenth century, initially to provide chilled refreshment for the wealthy. By the mid nineteenth century most country estates would... Read more >
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The 1950s Home
The 1950s Home
Written by Sophie Leighton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807117
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The 1950s Home

Written by Sophie Leighton


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $12.95

In the aftermath of World War II, design was key to a new way of living as carefully thought-out principles were applied to new homes and commercial buildings across the country. From open plan living to new materials in buildings and furnishing, the 1950s marked a bright new era. Read more >
A New Kind of Bleak
Journeys through Urban Britain
Written by Owen Hatherley


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $19.95

In A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain, Owen Hatherley skewered New Labour’s architectural legacy in all its witless swagger. Now, in the year of the Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics, he sets out to describe what the Coalition’s altogether different approach to economic mismanagement and civic irresponsibility... Read more >
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Prefab Homes

Written by Elisabeth Blanchet


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $7.95

In 1944, Winston Churchill promised to manufacture up to 500,000 prefabricated bungalows to ease the housing shortage after the Second World War. Made in factories, over 156,000 temporary "prefabs" of a few designs were delivered to eager Local Authorities. They were nicknamed 'Palaces for the People'. With convenient kitchens, bathrooms and... Read more >
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At Home
At Home
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307707505
Our Price: $25.00

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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $25.00

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”
 
Bill Bryson and his family... Read more >
Barcelona The Great Enchantress
Barcelona The Great Enchantress
Written by Robert Hughes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426201318
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Barcelona The Great Enchantress

Written by Robert Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2007
Price: $12.95

Robert Hughes has been a regular visitor to Barcelona since the 1960s and published a book about the city in 1992 that was quickly hailed as a classic. In Barcelona the Great Enchantress, Hughes crafts a more personal tale of his nearly forty-year love affair with the Spanish metropolis, one of... Read more >
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Build, Memory
Build, Memory
Written by James Stewart Polshek
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933629
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Build, Memory

Written by James Stewart Polshek


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $60.00

A look at a life in architecture from the architect of the Rose Center at the American Museum of Natural History in New York and the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
 
James Stewart Polshek has witnessed changing architectural tastes, worked with numerous high-profile personalities, and designed many of America’s most prominent... Read more >
Grand Avenues
Grand Avenues
Written by Scott W. Berg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400076222
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Grand Avenues
The Story of Pierre Charles L'Enfant, the French Visionary Who Designed Washington, D.C.
Written by Scott W. Berg


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $15.95

In 1791, shortly after the United States won its independence, George Washington personally asked Pierre Charles L’Enfant—a young French artisan turned American revolutionary soldier who gained many friends among the Founding Fathers—to design the new nation's capital. L’Enfant approached this task with unparalleled vigor and passion; however, his imperious and unyielding... Read more >
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Artful Decoration
Artful Decoration
Written by Andrew Fisher and Jeffry Weisman, Introduction by Margaret Russell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933582
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Artful Decoration

Written by Andrew Fisher and Jeffry Weisman
Introduction by Margaret Russell


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $50.00

Andrew Fisher and Jeffry Weisman delight in the unexpected. They revel in beautiful contradictions to create interiors that blend the exotic and the traditional and refresh classic ideas with handmade, whimsical details. Both designers contribute an essential element to every project: Andrew Fisher injects opulence and glamour, hand-decorating chandeliers with shells... Read more >
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