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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
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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 >
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Kentucky
Kentucky
Written by Pieter Estersohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933568
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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
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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 >
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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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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 >
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 >
Build, Memory
Build, Memory
Written by James Stewart Polshek
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933629
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Build, Memory

Written by James Stewart Polshek


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $60.00

A look at a life in architecture from the architect of the Rose Center at the American Museum of Natural History in New York and the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
 
James Stewart Polshek has witnessed changing architectural tastes, worked with numerous high-profile personalities, and designed many of America’s most prominent... Read more >
Cubed
Cubed
Written by Nikil Saval
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536578
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Cubed
A Secret History of the Workplace
Written by Nikil Saval


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $26.95

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the world's work—our work—gets done. From "Bartleby the Scrivener" to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a...

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Classic Florida Style
Classic Florida Style
Written by William Taylor, Phyllis Taylor and Beth Dunlop
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933797
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Classic Florida Style
The Houses of Taylor & Taylor
Written by William Taylor, Phyllis Taylor and Beth Dunlop


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $50.00

The Miami Beach-based architecture and interior design firm presents luxurious private residences from Orlando to Key West, reinterpreting Florida styles from Mediterranean to Art Deco.
 
Though the husband-and-wife team of Taylor & Taylor travel widely to find design inspiration in the U.S., Europe, South and Central America, and the Caribbean—they... Read more >
New York Transformed
New York Transformed
Written by Peter Pennoyer and Anne Walker, Foreword by Robert A. M. Stern
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933803
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New York Transformed
The Architecture of Cross & Cross
Written by Peter Pennoyer and Anne Walker
Foreword by Robert A. M. Stern


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

The architects Cross & Cross shaped the streetscape and skyline of New York City in the 1920s and 1930s with Upper East Side townhouses and apartment buildings, the RCA Victor Building, and Tiffany’s flagship store on 57th Street.
 
Working through a period of American history that saw dramatic change... 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
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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 >
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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: $19.99

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
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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 >
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