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Railway Architecture

(Available January 20, 2015)
Railway Architecture
Written by Bill Fawcett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814450
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Railway Architecture

Written by Bill Fawcett


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $12.95

A guide to the architecture that gives British railways their identity, from stations to signal boxes.

Roots of Britain's railways lie in the wooden-railed colliery wagonways of around 1600, but it was almost 1830 before specific railway architecture became needed. This evolved rapidly down to 1850, and for some time afterwards Britain... Read more >
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Railway Architecture

Written by Bill Fawcett


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $7.95

A guide to the architecture that gives British railways their identity, from stations to signal boxes.

Roots of Britain's railways lie in the wooden-railed colliery wagonways of around 1600, but it was almost 1830 before specific railway architecture became needed. This evolved rapidly down to 1850, and for some time afterwards Britain... Read more >
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Cubed

(Available January 6, 2015)
Cubed
Written by Nikil Saval
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345802804
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Cubed
The Secret History of the Workplace
Written by Nikil Saval


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book Daily Beast Best Nonfiction of 2014

“Man is born free, but he is everywhere in cubicles.”

How did we get from Scrooge’s office to “Office Space”? From bookkeepers in dark countinghouses to freelancers in bright cafes?  What would the world be like without the vertical file cabinet? What would...

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Robert A. M. Stern Architects

(Available January 6, 2015)
Robert A. M. Stern Architects
Written by Robert A. M. Stern, Edited by Peter Morris Dixon and Jonathan Grzywacz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580934022
Our Price: $65.00
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Robert A. M. Stern Architects
Buildings and Projects 2010-2014
Written by Robert A. M. Stern
Edited by Peter Morris Dixon and Jonathan Grzywacz


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $65.00

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Novel Interiors
Novel Interiors
Written by Lisa Borgnes Giramonti, Photographed by Ivan Terestchenko
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385345996
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Novel Interiors
Living in Enchanted Rooms Inspired by Literature
Written by Lisa Borgnes Giramonti
Photographed by Ivan Terestchenko


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $35.00

For those who have ever lost themselves in the stylish worlds of novels like Sense and Sensibility, The Age of Innocence, Wuthering Heights, The Picture of Dorian Gray and countless others, this design book embraces the fantasy of time and place, showing you how to bring some of those elements into your... Read more >
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Novel Interiors
Novel Interiors
Written by Lisa Borgnes Giramonti, Photographed by Ivan Terestchenko
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385346009
Our Price: $18.99
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Novel Interiors
Living in Enchanted Rooms Inspired by Literature
Written by Lisa Borgnes Giramonti
Photographed by Ivan Terestchenko


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.99

For those who have ever lost themselves in the stylish worlds of novels like Sense and Sensibility, The Age of Innocence, Wuthering Heights, The Picture of Dorian Gray and countless others, this design book embraces the fantasy of time and place, showing you how to bring some of those elements into your... Read more >
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Suspending Reality
Suspending Reality
Written by Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz and Linda O'Keeffe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580934015
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Suspending Reality
Interiors by Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz
Written by Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz and Linda O'Keeffe


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $60.00

The first monograph of one of today’s most influential interior designers, with dazzling residences designed for Sean Combs, Lenny Kravitz, and Mexican novelist Laura Esquivel.
 
Suspending Reality draws on over sixty of Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz’s projects, designed over his firm’s twenty-year history, to provide both a long-awaited peek into the... Read more >
Artfully Modern
Artfully Modern
Written by Richard Mishaan and Judith Nasatir
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580934008
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Artfully Modern
Interiors by Richard Mishaan
Written by Richard Mishaan and Judith Nasatir


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $65.00

Interior designer Richard Mishaan believes that all furniture and decorative accessories with inherently good form can be combined successfully regardless of style, period, or price. He creates exuberant, bold, glamorous spaces known for their masterful use of art that are nevertheless comfortable above all. In his work, every room is treated... Read more >
The Parthenon Enigma
The Parthenon Enigma
Written by Joan Breton Connelly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307476593
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The Parthenon Enigma

Written by Joan Breton Connelly


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $17.95

Since the Enlightenment, the Parthenon—the greatest example of Athenian architecture—has been venerated as the definitive symbol of Western democratic values. Here, Joan Breton Connelly challenges this conventional wisdom, drawing on previously undiscovered sources to present a revolutionary new view of this peerless building. Reaching back across time to trace the Parthenon’s...

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Midcentury Houses Today
Midcentury Houses Today
Written by Lorenzo Ottaviani, Jeffrey Matz and Cristina A. Ross, Photographed by Michael Biondo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933858
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Midcentury Houses Today

Written by Lorenzo Ottaviani, Jeffrey Matz and Cristina A. Ross
Photographed by Michael Biondo


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $65.00

Architects Philip Johnson, Marcel Breuer, Landis Gores, Eliot Noyes, Edward Durell Stone, and others created an extraordinary collection of modern houses in New Canaan, Connecticut, in the 1940s and 1950s.

The bucolic New England town—a suburb of Manhattan—became the site of fervent experimentation by some of the leading lights of the movement... Read more >
Prefab Homes
Prefab Homes
Written by Elisabeth Blanchet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813576
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Prefab Homes

Written by Elisabeth Blanchet


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $12.95

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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Inspired by Tradition
Inspired by Tradition
Written by Norman Davenport Askins, Text by Susan Sully
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933759
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Inspired by Tradition
The Architecture of Norman Davenport Askins
Written by Norman Davenport Askins
Text by Susan Sully


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $60.00

Fifteen lavishly detailed Southern houses in Atlanta, Georgia, South Carolina, the Virginia Piedmont, along the Florida coasts, and in the mountains of North Carolina, from a leader in traditional architecture.
 
Esteemed Atlanta architect Norman Davenport Askins made his name with his mastery of historical precedent. His gracious and livable designs... Read more >
Hill Country Houses
Hill Country Houses
Written by Cyndy Severson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933780
Our Price: $50.00
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Hill Country Houses
Inspired Living in a Legendary Texas Landscape
Written by Cyndy Severson


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $50.00

Anchored by Austin and San Antonio, Texas Hill Country is celebrated for its frontier history and natural beauty. Architects and interior designers build contemporary houses using local materials and drawing on the area’s diverse heritage—Spanish Colonial missions and Mexican-style haciendas, French pioneers’ log cabins, German stonework, and the legacy of the... Read more >
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Covered Bridges
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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New Orleans Under Reconstruction
New Orleans Under Reconstruction
Written by Carol M. Reese, Michael Sorkin and Anthony Fontenot, Foreword by Mike Davis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682739
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New Orleans Under Reconstruction

Written by Carol M. Reese, Michael Sorkin and Anthony Fontenot
Foreword by Mike Davis


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $100.00

When the levees broke in August 2005 as a result of Hurricane Katrina, 80 percent of the city of New Orleans was flooded, with a loss of 134,000 homes and 986 lives. In particular, the devastation hit the vulnerable communities the hardest: the old, the poor and the African American. The... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Design in the Hamptons
Design in the Hamptons
Written by Anthony Iannacci
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933889
Our Price: $75.00
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Design in the Hamptons

Written by Anthony Iannacci


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $75.00

A luxurious look at nineteen private houses in the Hamptons, Long Island’s exclusive summer retreat—with architecture, interiors, and gardens from celebrity designers including Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, John Barman, Fox-Nahem, Thad Hayes, Tony Ingrao, Todd Merrill, Roman & Williams, and Joe d’Urso.
 
These architects and interior designers are inspired... Read more >
Bungalows
Bungalows
Written by Kathryn Ferry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812562
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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, 64 pages
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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Medieval Church Architecture
Medieval Church Architecture
Written by Jon Cannon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812128
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Medieval Church Architecture

Written by Jon Cannon


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

By the end of the medieval period, Britain’s churches already had an architectural heritage of one thousand years, much of which remains on view today. This guide by architectural historian Jon Cannon uses high-quality photographs and diagrams to help us to analyze the leading changes in style from the Anglo-Saxon period... Read more >
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Medieval Church Architecture

Written by Jon Cannon


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $7.95

By the end of the medieval period, Britain’s churches already had an architectural heritage of one thousand years, much of which remains on view today. This guide by architectural historian Jon Cannon uses high-quality photographs and diagrams to help us to analyze the leading changes in style from the Anglo-Saxon period... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
New Orleans Under Reconstruction

Written by Carol M. Reese, Michael Sorkin and Anthony Fontenot
Foreword by Mike Davis


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $34.95

When the levees broke in August 2005 as a result of Hurricane Katrina, 80 percent of the city of New Orleans was flooded, with a loss of 134,000 homes and 986 lives. In particular, the devastation hit the vulnerable communities the hardest: the old, the poor and the African American. The... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Delirious New York
A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan
Written by Rem Koolhaas


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $19.95

Since its original publication in 1978, Delirious New York has attained mythic status. Back in print in a newly designed edition, this influential cultural, architectural, and social history of New York is even more popular, selling out its first printing on publication. Rem Koolhaas's celebration and analysis of New York depicts the city... Read more >
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Humphry Repton
Humphry Repton
Written by Laura Mayer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812944
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Humphry Repton
The Polite Art of Landscape
Written by Laura Mayer


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $12.95

Humphry Repton (1752-1818) ambitiously styled himself Capability Brown's successor; the century's next great improver of landed property. He believed that the art of laying out grounds could only be achieved by 'the united powers of the landscape painter and the practical gardener', and ingeniously combined his knowledge of farming with a... Read more >
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