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Midcentury Houses Today

(Available October 21, 2014)
Midcentury Houses Today
Written by Lorenzo Ottaviani, Jeffrey Matz and Cristina A. Ross, Photographed by Michael Biondo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933858
Our Price: $65.00
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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

(Available October 21, 2014)
Prefab Homes
Written by Elisabeth Blanchet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813576
Our Price: $12.95
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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

(Available October 14, 2014)
Inspired by Tradition
Written by Norman Davenport Askins, Text by Susan Sully
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933759
Our Price: $60.00
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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

(Available October 7, 2014)
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, 224 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

(Available September 23, 2014)
Covered Bridges
Written by Joseph Conwill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814498
Our Price: $9.95
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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
Our Price: $100.00
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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 >
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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 >
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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Humphry Repton
The Polite Art of Landscape
Written by Laura Mayer


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

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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Radical Cities
Radical Cities
Written by Justin McGuirk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682807
Our Price: $29.95
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Radical Cities
Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture
Written by Justin McGuirk


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $29.95

What makes the city of the future? How do you heal a divided city? 

In RADICAL CITIES, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of the activist architects, maverick politicians and alternative communities already answering these questions. From Brazil to Venezuela, and from Mexico to Argentina, McGuirk discovers the people... Read more >
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Radical Cities
Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture
Written by Justin McGuirk


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $29.95

What makes the city of the future? How do you heal a divided city? 

In RADICAL CITIES, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of the activist architects, maverick politicians and alternative communities already answering these questions. From Brazil to Venezuela, and from Mexico to Argentina, McGuirk discovers the people... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Kentucky
Kentucky
Written by Pieter Estersohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933568
Our Price: $60.00
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Kentucky
Historic Houses and Horse Farms of Bluegrass Country
Written by Pieter Estersohn


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $60.00

In Kentucky: Historic Houses and Horse Farms, pre-eminent architectural and interiors photographer Pieter Estersohn guides us through Bluegrass Country, the legendary landscape around Lexington, Kentucky. The wealthiest town west of the Alleghenies prior to the Civil War, Lexington has a rich architectural and cultural history that is manifest in the elegant... Read more >
New Orleans Under Reconstruction
New Orleans Under Reconstruction
Written by Carol M. Reese, Michael Sorkin and Anthony Fontenot, Foreword by Mike Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781682722
Our Price: $49.95
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New Orleans Under Reconstruction

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


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $49.95

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 an eBook and a hardcover.
Garden Cities
Garden Cities
Written by Sarah Rutherford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813422
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Garden Cities

Written by Sarah Rutherford


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

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 >
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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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Designs for Living
Designs for Living
Written by Randy M. Correll, Gary L. Brewer, Grant F. Marani and Roger H. Seifter, Foreword by Robert A. M. Stern
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933810
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Designs for Living
Houses by Robert A. M. Stern Architects
Written by Randy M. Correll, Gary L. Brewer, Grant F. Marani and Roger H. Seifter
Foreword by Robert A. M. Stern


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $75.00

In Designs for Living, Roger H. Seifter, Randy M. Correll, Grant F. Marani, and Gary L. Brewer, who lead the residential practice at Robert A.M. Stern Architects, present fifteen houses the firm has completed over the past ten years. From contemporary interpretations of the shingle style to robust Mediterranean designs, the... Read more >
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