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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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Glasshouses
Glasshouses
Written by Fiona Grant
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812463
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Glasshouses

Written by Fiona Grant


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

The orangeries and glasshouses that stand in the gardens of many stately homes help to tell a three-century story of garden fashion. They reflect both the architectural and social trends of their time, but above all show an increasing ability to tailor the buildings to the needs of the plants within... Read more >
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Glasshouses

Written by Fiona Grant


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

The orangeries and glasshouses that stand in the gardens of many stately homes help to tell a three-century story of garden fashion. They reflect both the architectural and social trends of their time, but above all show an increasing ability to tailor the buildings to the needs of the plants within... Read more >
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Walking Jane Austen's London

Written by Louise Allen


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

The London of Jane Austen's world and imagination comes to life in this themed guidebook of nine walking tours from well-known landmarks to hidden treasures --each evoking the time and culture of Regency England which so influenced Austen's wise perspective and astute insight in novels such as Pride and Prejudice. Extensively... Read more >
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Walking Jane Austen's London
Walking Jane Austen's London
Written by Louise Allen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812951
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Walking Jane Austen's London

Written by Louise Allen


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $15.95

The London of Jane Austen's world and imagination comes to life in this themed guidebook of nine walking tours from well-known landmarks to hidden treasures --each evoking the time and culture of Regency England which so influenced Austen's wise perspective and astute insight in novels such as Pride and Prejudice. Extensively... Read more >
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Chicago's Bridges

Written by Nathan Holth


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

Stretching more than 150 miles and cutting through the city that bears its name, the Chicago River divides the Second City into the North Side and the South Side. In 1832, the first bridge across the river was constructed. In 1834, the first moveable bridge was erected. Today, Chicago is home... Read more >
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All Over the Map
All Over the Map
Written by Michael Sorkin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844672202
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All Over the Map
Writing on Buildings and Cities
Written by Michael Sorkin


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $26.95

Robert Hughes once described Michael Sorkin as “unique in America––brave, principled, highly informed and fiercely funny.” All Over the Map confirms all of these superlatives as Sorkin assaults “the national security city, with its architecture of manufactured fear.” 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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Southern Plantations
Southern Plantations
Written by Robin Lattimore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811022
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Southern Plantations

Written by Robin Lattimore


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

Once the lifeblood of large estates and farms throughout the American South and East, antebellum plantations today serve as windows into one of the most controversial eras of U.S. history. Though many of these grand homes have been lost, scores more still exist, some as National Memorial sites, National Historic Landmarks... Read more >
Contemporary Follies
Contemporary Follies
Written by Keith Moskow and Robert Linn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933407
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Contemporary Follies

Written by Keith Moskow and Robert Linn


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $40.00

Contemporary Follies showcases outstanding examples of contemporary design that address our place in nature. Emerging from the Enlightenment spirit of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Thomas Jefferson, the English picturesque folly, and the forest retreats of Scandinavian modernists, these projects inspire contemplation and creativity in their spatial energy and alliance with the environment... Read more >
Capital Views
Capital Views
Written by James M. Goode
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343314
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Capital Views
Historic Photographs of Washington, DC, Alexandria and Loudoun County, Virginia, and Frederick County, Maryland
Written by James M. Goode


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $39.95

Metropolitan areas change over the time. These changes come together and create a city's character and personality. Renowned Washington, DC, historian James Goode has assembled an incredible collection of images that look back at a Washington before it developed into the international metropolitan city it is today. The impactful historic photography... Read more >
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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Georgian Garden Buildings
Georgian Garden Buildings
Written by Sarah Rutherford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811015
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Georgian Garden Buildings

Written by Sarah Rutherford


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

Georgian garden buildings often seem monuments to rich mens' folly and whimsy, but they always had a purpose, whether functional or ornamental. Today they are valued for their social history and their key place in the history of architecture and landscape design, as well as often for their sheer beauty or... Read more >
Chicago's Bridges
Chicago's Bridges
Written by Nathan Holth
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811039
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Chicago's Bridges

Written by Nathan Holth


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

Stretching more than 150 miles and cutting through the city that bears its name, the Chicago River divides the Second City into the North Side and the South Side. In 1832, the first bridge across the river was constructed. In 1834, the first moveable bridge was erected. Today, Chicago is home... Read more >
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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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Traditional Building Materials

Written by Matthew Slocombe


Format: eBook, 104 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $10.95

Steel and glass now dominate modern British cities, but the country can still boast millions of older houses constructed of more traditional building materials. Many date from the period before easy nationwide transportation, when these materials were usually grown on or extracted from land in the locality. As a result, Britain... 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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Traditional Building Materials
Traditional Building Materials
Written by Matthew Slocombe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808404
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Traditional Building Materials

Written by Matthew Slocombe


Format: Trade Paperback, 104 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

Steel and glass now dominate modern British cities, but the country can still boast millions of older houses constructed of more traditional building materials. Many date from the period before easy nationwide transportation, when these materials were usually grown on or extracted from land in the locality. As a result, Britain... Read more >
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SHoP
SHoP
Written by SHoP Architects, Contribution by Sharples, Holden and Pasquarelli, Introduction by Philip Nobel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932714
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SHoP
Out of Practice
Written by SHoP Architects
Contribution by Sharples, Holden and Pasquarelli
Introduction by Philip Nobel


Format: Hardcover, 420 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $50.00

An insider's look into one of contemporary architecture's most cutting-edge firms. SHoP's striking projects and unique business model are captured in this thoughtful and inventively organized monograph.

Designed in a playful and intricate manner, SHoP: Out of Practice reflects the character and attitudes of the firm itself. Thirteen projects are shown... Read more >
The 1960s Home

Written by Paul Evans


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

The 1960s witnessed a sustained period of economic growth, consumer spending and stable employment. This hitherto unknown prosperity enabled a market growth in levels of owner occupation and a subsequent boom in the sale of household furnishings and luxury goods. The 1960s Home looks at the styles and fashions in domestic... Read more >
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Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden
Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden
Written by Laura Mayer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810490
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Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden

Written by Laura Mayer


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $12.95

The name Lancelot 'Capability' Brown has become synonymous with the eighteenth-century English landscape garden: between 1751 and 1783 his consultancy handled over 170 major commissions. Ruthlessly efficient, he could stake out the 'capabilities' of a particular terrain within an hour on horseback. Rising to the position of Master Gardener to George... Read more >
The American Style
The American Style
Written by Donald Albrecht and Thomas Mellins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932851
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The American Style

Written by Donald Albrecht and Thomas Mellins


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $50.00

Easily the most recognizable architectural style in America, with its brick or shingled facades trimmed in white and ornamented with restrained classical detail, the Colonial Revival emerged in the late nineteenth century and is still the basis for classical design today. The American Style surveys the evolution of the Colonial Revival... Read more >
Bathing Houses and Plunge Pools
Bathing Houses and Plunge Pools
Written by Vivien Rolf
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808091
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Bathing Houses and Plunge Pools

Written by Vivien Rolf


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $12.95

In the eighteenth century most large country estates boasted a bathing house or plunge pool in their grounds: fashionable theories promoted a cold plunge for both sexes for health and hygiene purposes. Built in all shapes and sizes, sometimes just for one person, occasionally for group bathing, they often reflected classical... Read more >
Gargoyles and Grotesques
Gargoyles and Grotesques
Written by Alex Woodcock
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808312
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Gargoyles and Grotesques

Written by Alex Woodcock


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $12.95

Gargoyles are an architectural feature designed to throw rainwater clear of the walls of a building. Widely used on medieval churches, these water spouts were often richly decorated, and fashioned as serpents' heads and other fanciful shapes. Today, the term gargoyle is also popularly applied to any carved decorative head or... Read more >
Immaterial World
Immaterial World
Written by Marc Kristal
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933148
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Immaterial World
Transparency in Architecture
Written by Marc Kristal


Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $45.00

Today the excitement in architecture derives from the tension between the need for privacy and the impulse toward community. This unique survey of buildings and interiors captures the multilayered experience that is engaged whenever we look out of—or into—a work of architecture.
 
Immaterial World examines the built environment as a reflection of... Read more >
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