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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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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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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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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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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 >
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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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Lessons from Modernism
Lessons from Modernism
Written by Kevin Bone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933841
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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 >
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The Parthenon Enigma
The Parthenon Enigma
Written by Joan Breton Connelly
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307593382
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The Parthenon Enigma

Written by Joan Breton Connelly


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $35.00

Built in the fifth century b.c., the Parthenon has been venerated for more than two millennia as the West’s ultimate paragon of beauty and proportion. Since the Enlightenment, it has also come to represent our political ideals, the lavish temple to the goddess Athena serving as the model for our most... Read more >
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The Parthenon Enigma
The Parthenon Enigma
Written by Joan Breton Connelly
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350501
Our Price: $13.99
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The Parthenon Enigma

Written by Joan Breton Connelly


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $13.99

Built in the fifth century b.c., the Parthenon has been venerated for more than two millennia as the West’s ultimate paragon of beauty and proportion. Since the Enlightenment, it has also come to represent our political ideals, the lavish temple to the goddess Athena serving as the model for our most... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
A Field Guide to American Houses
A Field Guide to American Houses
Written by Virginia Savage McAlester
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400043590
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A Field Guide to American Houses
The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture
Written by Virginia Savage McAlester


Format: Hardcover, 880 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $50.00

Here at last: the fully expanded, updated, and freshly designed second edition of the most comprehensive and widely acclaimed guide to domestic architecture—in print since its publication in 1984, and acknowledged everywhere as the unmatched, essential reference to American houses.

Focusing on dwellings in urban and suburban neighborhoods and rural locations... Read more >
Paradise Planned
Paradise Planned
Written by Robert A.M. Stern, David Fishman and Jacob Tilove
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933261
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Paradise Planned
The Garden Suburb and the Modern City
Written by Robert A.M. Stern, David Fishman and Jacob Tilove


Format: Hardcover, 1072 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $95.00

Paradise Planned is the definitive history of the development of the garden suburb, a phenomenon that originated in England in the late eighteenth century, was quickly adopted in the United State and northern Europe, and gradually proliferated throughout the world. These bucolic settings offered an ideal lifestyle typically outside the city... Read more >
There But Not
There But Not
Written by Jose Davila
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576876589
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There But Not

Written by Jose Davila


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $40.00

How many buildings around the world have such distinctive designs that simply their outline, and nothing else, is enough to identify them?

Artist Jose Dávila has physically cut out, from photographs, 90 of the world's most famous and beloved buildings and structures, from ancient marvels to contemporary gems. Long interested in... Read more >
Old Buildings, New Forms
Old Buildings, New Forms
Written by Francoise Bollack, Foreword by Kenneth Frampton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933698
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Old Buildings, New Forms

Written by Francoise Bollack
Foreword by Kenneth Frampton


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $50.00

It is clear that working with historic structures is both more environmentally sustainable and cost effective than new architecture and construction—and many believe that the best design occurs at the intersection of old and new. Françoise Astorg Bollack presents 28 examples gathered in the United States and throughout Europe and the... Read more >
Glorious Mud!
Ancient and Contemporary Earthen Design and Construction in North Africa, Western Europe, the Near East, and Southwest Asia
Written by Gus W. Van Beek and Ora Van Beek


Format: eBook, 542 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $99.95

Invented about 13,000 years ago, mud architecture has since been one of the most common, economical, useful, and widespread forms of building. It has been--and is still being--used for grand palaces and temples as well as simple shops and homes. Research conducted over the last several decades has enabled archaeologists and... Read more >
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PIN-UP Interviews
PIN-UP Interviews
Edited by Felix Burrichter and Andrew Ayers, Designed by Dylan Fracareta
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576876534
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PIN-UP Interviews

Edited by Felix Burrichter and Andrew Ayers
Designed by Dylan Fracareta


Format: Trade Paperback, 450 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $29.95

 
PIN–UP Interviews
is a compilation of over 50 of the most fascinating interviews from PIN–UP magazine since its first issue was published in October 2006. Serious, yet accessible, and featuring the elegant and modern aesthetic PIN–UP's readers have come to expect, there is no comparable compilation found today with such... 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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