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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
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The Parthenon Enigma

Written by Joan Breton Connelly


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $17.99

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 >
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Human Dimension and Interior Space
Human Dimension and Interior Space
Written by Julius Panero and Martin Zelnik
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434601
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Human Dimension and Interior Space
A Source Book of Design Reference Standards
Written by Julius Panero and Martin Zelnik


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $18.99

The study of human body measurements on a comparative basis is known as anthropometrics. Its applicability to the design process is seen in the physical fit, or interface, between the human body and the various components of interior space.

Human Dimension and Interior Space is the first major anthropometrically based reference book... Read more >
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Hearts of the City
Hearts of the City
Written by Herbert Muschamp, Introduction by Nicolai Ouroussoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307273246
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Hearts of the City

Written by Herbert Muschamp
Introduction by Nicolai Ouroussoff


Format: eBook, 960 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2013
Price: $29.99

From the late Herbert Muschamp, the former architecture critic of The New York Times and one of the most outspoken and influential voices in architectural criticism, a collection of his best work.

The pieces here—from The New Republic, Artforum, and The New York Times—reveal how Muschamp’s views were both ahead of their... Read more >
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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 >
Drawing Ideas
Drawing Ideas
Written by Mark Baskinger and William Bardel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385344623
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Drawing Ideas
A Hand-Drawn Approach for Better Design
Written by Mark Baskinger and William Bardel


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $40.00

An intensive how-to primer for design professionals for creating compelling and original concept designs through drawing by hand.

Award-winning designers and workshop leaders Mark Baskinger and William Bardel bring us this thorough course in drawing to create better graphic layouts, diagrams, human forms, products, systems, and more.   Their drawing bootcamp provides... Read more >
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Drawing Ideas
Drawing Ideas
Written by Mark Baskinger and William Bardel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385344524
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Drawing Ideas
A Hand-Drawn Approach for Better Design
Written by Mark Baskinger and William Bardel


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $19.99

A primer for design professionals across all disciplines that helps them create compelling and original concept designs by hand--as opposed to on the computer--in order to foster collaboration and win clients.  In today's design world, technology for expressing ideas is pervasive; CAD models and renderings created with computer software provide an... Read more >
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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 >
The Seduction of Place
The Seduction of Place
Written by Joseph Rykwert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151726
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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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Decorating in Detail
Decorating in Detail
Written by Alexa Hampton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956859
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Decorating in Detail

Written by Alexa Hampton


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $50.00

The celebrated designer and author of The Language of Interior Design takes readers deeply into her process of selecting the details for elegant, classic homes with inviting living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms, kitchens, and other spaces.

In her first book, Alexa Hampton shared the basics of interior design--Contrast, Proportion, Color, and... Read more >
Remix
Remix
Written by Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770433024
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Remix
Decorating with Culture, Objects, and Soul
Written by Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $30.00

AphroChic bloggers and designers Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason along with Lonny co-founder and photographer Patrick Cline take you into homes where cultural, global décor breathes beauty and soul into contemporary interiors. Whether you love to source pieces from your travels or simply wish to evoke the destination of your dreams, Remix... Read more >
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Remix
Remix
Written by Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770433031
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Remix
Decorating with Culture, Objects, and Soul
Written by Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.99

AphroChic bloggers and designers Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason along with Lonny co-founder and photographer Patrick Cline take you into homes where cultural, global décor breathes beauty and soul into contemporary interiors. Whether you love to source pieces from your travels or simply wish to evoke the destination of your dreams, Remix... Read more >
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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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5000 Years of Tiles
5000 Years of Tiles
Written by Hans Van Lemmen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588343987
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5000 Years of Tiles

Written by Hans Van Lemmen


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $39.95

A comprehensive, full-color exploration of tile art and production worldwide, from earliest times to the present day. The book is both an authoritative work of reference and a visual delight, ranging from ancient Greece, where the first fired roof tiles date from as early as the third millennium BC, to twentieth-century... Read more >
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 >
Classical Invention
Classical Invention
Written by John B. Murray
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933681
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Classical Invention
The Architecture of John B. Murray
Written by John B. Murray


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $60.00

Architect John B. Murray creates residences that harmonize the past with the present through stunning, meticulous design, from Fifth Avenue apartments to restored farmhouses in New England and Upstate New York to weekend getaways on Long Island Sound. He harbors a deep love of the principles of traditional architecture, while always... 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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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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The Art-Architecture Complex

Written by Hal Foster


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $24.95

Hal Foster, author of the acclaimed Design and Crime, argues that a fusion of architecture and art is a defining feature of contemporary culture. He identifies a “global style” of architecture—as practiced by Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano—analogous to the international style of Le Corbusier, Gropius and Mies. 

More... Read more >
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The Art-Architecture Complex
The Art-Architecture Complex
Written by Hal Foster
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681046
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The Art-Architecture Complex

Written by Hal Foster


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $24.95

Hal Foster, author of the acclaimed Design and Crime, argues that a fusion of architecture and art is a defining feature of contemporary culture. He identifies a “global style” of architecture—as practiced by Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano—analogous to the international style of Le Corbusier, Gropius and Mies. 

More... 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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