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Covered Bridges

(Available September 23, 2014)
Covered Bridges
Written by Joseph Conwill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814498
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Covered Bridges

Written by Joseph Conwill


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $9.95

Covered bridges are essential pieces of American and Canadian rural history, gracing the countryside from Oregon to Georgia an north to eastern Canada. In this lavishly illustrated volume Joseph D. Conwill recounts the rich, romantic history of covered bridges as they developed from early timber examples, born out of the traditions... Read more >
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Covered Bridges

Written by Joseph Conwill


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $7.95

Covered bridges are essential pieces of American and Canadian rural history, gracing the countryside from Oregon to Georgia an north to eastern Canada. In this lavishly illustrated volume Joseph D. Conwill recounts the rich, romantic history of covered bridges as they developed from early timber examples, born out of the traditions... Read more >
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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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Icehouses

Written by Tim Buxbaum


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

In the days before refrigeration, the very wealthy would use specially designed icehouses to store food from one season to the next. This book examines the design and development of icehouses, using many illustrations to explain how they worked and how they improved as scientific knowledge increased. With a detailed description... Read more >
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Cubed
Cubed
Written by Nikil Saval
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536578
Our Price: $26.95
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Cubed
A Secret History of the Workplace
Written by Nikil Saval


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $26.95

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the world's work—our work—gets done. From "Bartleby the Scrivener" to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a...

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The Seduction of Place
The Seduction of Place
Written by Joseph Rykwert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151726
Our Price: $13.99
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The Seduction of Place
The History and Future of Cities
Written by Joseph Rykwert


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

No other place on earth is as full both of promise and of dread as the city; it is at once alienating and exciting. These concentrations of people have not, however, come about as the result of vast immutable, impersonal forces, but because of human choices. The worsening or betterment of... Read more >
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Going to Town
Going to Town
Written by Katherine Ashenburg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996370
Our Price: $14.99
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Going to Town
Architectural Walking Tours in Southern Ontario
Written by Katherine Ashenburg


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.99

Winner of The Ontario Historical Society’s Fred Landon Award for Best Regional History.

With 300 photos and 11 maps.

A work of unexpected delights and surprises: here is a one-of-a-kind guidebook that pinpoints the best of Ontario’s architectural heritage in its most charming towns, offers tantalizing and informative details of provincial history, indulges... Read more >
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Site and Sound
Site and Sound
Written by Victoria Newhouse
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932813
Our Price: $50.00
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Site and Sound
The Architecture and Acoustics of New Opera Houses and Concert Halls
Written by Victoria Newhouse


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $50.00

Victoria Newhouse, noted author and architectural historian, addresses the aesthetics and acoustics in concert halls and opera houses of the past, present, and future in this stunning companion to the highly regarded Towards a New Museum. Site and Sound explores the daunting, perennial question: Does the music serve the space, or... Read more >
Wrestling with Moses
Wrestling with Moses
Written by Anthony Flint
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812981360
Our Price: $15.00
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Wrestling with Moses
How Jane Jacobs Took On New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City
Written by Anthony Flint


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $15.00

The rivalry of Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, a struggle for the soul of a city, is one of the most dramatic and consequential in modern American history. To a young Jane Jacobs, Greenwich Village, with its winding cobblestone streets and diverse makeup, was everything a city neighborhood should be. But... Read more >
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Robert A. M. Stern
Robert A. M. Stern
Written by Robert A.M. Stern
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932837
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Robert A. M. Stern
On Campus
Written by Robert A.M. Stern


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: December 21, 2010
Price: $85.00

At its best, the college campus is the representation of beliefs, of the specific character of a place, of a community, of an institution. It is the setting for the continually evolving interaction of people and ideas over time. 
Robert A. M. Stern

Ss an architect, educator, and architectural historian, Robert A...

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Piers and Other Seaside Architecture
Piers and Other Seaside Architecture
Written by Lynn F. Pearson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806936
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Piers and Other Seaside Architecture

Written by Lynn F. Pearson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $12.95

Originally constructed as landing stages for trippers by boat in the nineteenth century, piers later developed into attractions in themselves, with ornate pavilions, delicate ironwork and exotic lighting. Lynn F. Pearson, an architectural historian, outlines the fascinating history of pier and pavilion construction, using colour illustrations and photographs to show the... Read more >
Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307427366
Our Price: $13.99
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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Towards a New Museum
Towards a New Museum
Written by Victoria Newhouse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580931809
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Towards a New Museum

Written by Victoria Newhouse


Format: Trade Paperback, 349 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2007
Price: $50.00

Since first publication in 1998, Towards a New Museum has achieved iconic status as a seminal exploration of the late-20th-century revolution in museum architecture: the transformation from museum as restrained container for art to museum as exuberant companion to art. Author Victoria Newhouse critiqued numerous institutions for the display of art... Read more >
Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400032945
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 306 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $16.95

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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