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Bungalows

(Available August 19, 2014)
Bungalows
Written by Kathryn Ferry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812562
Our Price: $12.95
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Bungalows

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $12.95

 A bungalow is now understood to be a single story home but that definition is a modern one and when introduced to Britain in the late 1860s the bungalow concept implied much more. Its origins lay in India where the native dwelling of Bengal was appropriated by colonial officials. On its... Read more >
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Bungalows

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

 A bungalow is now understood to be a single story home but that definition is a modern one and when introduced to Britain in the late 1860s the bungalow concept implied much more. Its origins lay in India where the native dwelling of Bengal was appropriated by colonial officials. On its... Read more >
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Lessons from Modernism
Lessons from Modernism
Written by Kevin Bone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933841
Our Price: $40.00
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Lessons from Modernism
Environmental Design Strategies in Architecture, 1925 - 1970
Written by Kevin Bone


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $40.00

This valuable reference for today’s green building movement examines twentieth-century modern architecture, including buildings by Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer, through the lens of sustainability.
 
The hottest topics in contemporary architectural design and architectural history—the focus on sustainability and the evaluation of the modern movement—meet in Lessons from Modernism... Read more >
Garden Cities

Written by Sarah Rutherford


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

Garden Cities: the phrase is redolent of Arts and Crafts values and nineteenth-century utopianism. But despite being the culmination of a range of influential movements, and having global influence themselves, in fact there were only ever two true, self-contained Garden Cities in England - far more numerous were Garden Suburbs and... Read more >
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Written by David A. Hanks, Preface by Richard H. Driehaus, Photographed by John Faier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933537
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Louis Comfort Tiffany
Treasures from the Driehaus Collection
Written by David A. Hanks
Preface by Richard H. Driehaus
Photographed by John Faier


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $45.00

A seminal artist of the Gilded Age, Louis Comfort Tiffany is the best known and most widely collected figure in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American decorative arts. The splendid objects from the Driehaus Collection, installed as the inaugural exhibition of the Richard H. Driehaus Museum, showcase a wide variety of Tiffany’s... Read more >
Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II
From Le Corbusier to Rem Koolhaas
Written by Martin Filler


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $29.95

In the first volume of Makers of Modern Architecture (2007), Martin Filler examined the emergence of that revolutionary new form of building and explored its aesthetic, social, and spiritual aspirations through illuminating studies of some of its most important practitioners, from Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright to, in our own... Read more >
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Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II
Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II
Written by Martin Filler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590176887
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Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II
From Le Corbusier to Rem Koolhaas
Written by Martin Filler


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $29.95

In this much-anticipated  sequel to his critically acclaimed Makers of Modern Architecture (2007)
longtime New York Review of Books contributor Martin Filler—“probably the best all-round architecture critic currently working in the United States,” according to the architectural journalist David Cohn—offers another penetrating series of concise but authoritative studies on leading exponents... Read more >
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The Tube
Station to Station on the London Underground
Written by Oliver Green


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $7.95

From Norman Foster’s remarkable station at Canary Wharf to the Yellow-brick vaults of Baker street to the Art Deco exuberance of Arnos Grove, London’s tube stations are among its most distinctive and iconic buildings. This beautiful hardback edition is a fantastic gift-book, publishing in the run up to Christmas, and sales... Read more >
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The Tube
The Tube
Written by Oliver Green
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747812272
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The Tube
Station to Station on the London Underground
Written by Oliver Green


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

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Mail-Order Homes
Sears Homes and Other Kit Houses
Written by Rebecca Hunter


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

At the turn of the last century, the American middle class was expanding rapidly as homesteaders moved west and as trains took travellers across the country, where they established themselves in the depot towns that erupted along train lines. With that growth came the demand for new homes, and from that... Read more >
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Mail-Order Homes
Mail-Order Homes
Written by Rebecca Hunter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810483
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Mail-Order Homes
Sears Homes and Other Kit Houses
Written by Rebecca Hunter


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $9.95

At the turn of the last century, the American middle class was expanding rapidly as homesteaders moved west and as trains took travellers across the country, where they established themselves in the depot towns that erupted along train lines. With that growth came the demand for new homes, and from that... Read more >
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Discovering London's Docklands
Discovering London's Docklands
Written by Christopher Fautley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808459
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Discovering London's Docklands

Written by Christopher Fautley


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $13.95

Thriving port, dereliction, renaissance as a vibrant business center: few places in Britain have seen such extreme changes of fortune as London's Docklands. This book reveals the area's mysteries and secrets, such as the launch site of the Great Eastern, where pink pigeons were a common sight, where to find a... Read more >
Bandstands
Bandstands
Written by Paul Rabbitts
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808251
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Bandstands

Written by Paul Rabbitts


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $12.95

Bandstands are a distinctive feature of the public parks and boardwalks all over Britain. But what do we actually know about them? Why did they appear in Britain's earliest parks? When were they erected, and who made them?

This book explores and provides answers to these questions, showing how they evolved from... Read more >
Corrugated Iron Buildings
Corrugated Iron Buildings
Written by Nick Thomson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807834
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Corrugated Iron Buildings

Written by Nick Thomson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $12.95

Prefabricated corrugated iron buildings have been produced by manufacturers in Britain since the middle of the nineteenth century. Structures ranging from humble cottages to substantial churches, from halls to hospitals and hotels were produced, packed and consigned to destinations at home and abroad. Though often seen as cheap and temporary, these... Read more >
The Victorian Home
The Victorian Home
Written by Kathryn Ferry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807483
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The Victorian Home

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $15.95

The nineteenth century saw huge changes in design and technology, with middle-class homes seeing drastic changes from the time of Queen Victoria's accesion in 1837 to her death in 1901.

This book looks at the social history of rooms in the Victorian home and at how, thanks to industrialized mass production... Read more >
The Victorian Fern Craze
The Victorian Fern Craze
Written by Sarah Wittingham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807469
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The Victorian Fern Craze

Written by Sarah Wittingham


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2010
Price: $12.95

Fern Fever (or Pteridomania, to give it its official name), hit Britain between 1837 and 1914 and peaked between 1840 and 1890. Although in previous centuries ferns played an important role in customs and folklore, it was only in this period that they were coveted for aesthetic reasons and that man's... Read more >
The San Francisco Cliff House
The San Francisco Cliff House
Written by Mary Germain Hountalas and Sharon Silva
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580089951
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The San Francisco Cliff House

Written by Mary Germain Hountalas and Sharon Silva


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $24.95

The shifting fortunes of San Francisco’s legendary Cliff House, from raucous seaside roadhouse to fanciful Victorian palace to world-renowned urban destination, are celebrated in this comprehensive illustrated history.

The story of San Francisco’s Cliff House begins in 1863 with a modest white clapboard building perched on a rocky promontory overlooking the Pacific... Read more >
Between Silence and Light
Between Silence and Light
Written by Louis I. Kahn and John Lobell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590306048
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Between Silence and Light
Spirit in the Architecture of Louis I. Kahn
Written by Louis I. Kahn and John Lobell


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $24.95

In the development of contemporary architecture, no one has had a greater influence than Louis I. Kahn, whose many buildings include the Salk Institute, the Yale Study Center, and the Exeter Library. He is remembered, however, not only as a master builder, but also as one of the most important and... Read more >
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