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Artful Decoration
Artful Decoration
Written by Andrew Fisher and Jeffry Weisman, Introduction by Margaret Russell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933582
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Artful Decoration

Written by Andrew Fisher and Jeffry Weisman
Introduction by Margaret Russell


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $50.00

Andrew Fisher and Jeffry Weisman delight in the unexpected. They revel in beautiful contradictions to create interiors that blend the exotic and the traditional and refresh classic ideas with handmade, whimsical details. Both designers contribute an essential element to every project: Andrew Fisher injects opulence and glamour, hand-decorating chandeliers with shells... Read more >
A Place of My Own
A Place of My Own
Written by Michael Pollan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829153
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A Place of My Own
The Education of an Amateur Builder
Written by Michael Pollan


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

At a turning point in his life, writer Michael Pollan found himself dreaming of a small wood-frame hut in the woods near his house--a place to work, but also a "shelter for daydreams." Weaving the practical with the philosophical, this book presents a captivating personal inquiry into the art of architecture... Read more >
The Church
The Church
Written by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770435516
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The Church
Unlocking the Secrets to the Places Catholics Call Home
Written by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $21.99

From the bestselling authors of The Mass, an insightful and practical guide that explores the architectural and spiritual components of the Catholic Church.

Your local church is not only a physical place, but a spiritual home. In this thought-provoking book, Wuerl and Aquilina illuminate the importance of the Church in its many... Read more >
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The Church
The Church
Written by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770435523
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The Church
Unlocking the Secrets to the Places Catholics Call Home
Written by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

From the bestselling authors of The Mass, an insightful and practical guide that explores the architectural and spiritual components of the Catholic Church.

Your local church is not only a physical place, but a spiritual home. In this through-provoking book, Wuerl and Aquilina illuminate the importance of the Church in its many... 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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All Over the Map
Writing on Buildings and Cities
Written by Michael Sorkin


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $24.95

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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Cohler on Design
Cohler on Design
Written by Eric Cohler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933728
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Cohler on Design

Written by Eric Cohler


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $50.00

Dubbed “The Mixmaster” for his ability to blend high- and low-end pieces to create rooms that are simultaneously fresh and classic, Eric Cohler’s interior design is always a tribute to individual personality and style. Full of accessible tips and tricks, Cohler encourages his clients to be true to themselves, revel in... Read more >
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 >
Going to Town
Going to Town
Written by Katherine Ashenburg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996370
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Going to Town
Architectural Walking Tours in Southern Ontario
Written by Katherine Ashenburg


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.99

Winner of The Ontario Historical Society’s Fred Landon Award for Best Regional History.

With 300 photos and 11 maps.

A work of unexpected delights and surprises: here is a one-of-a-kind guidebook that pinpoints the best of Ontario’s architectural heritage in its most charming towns, offers tantalizing and informative details of provincial history, indulges... Read more >
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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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Stripes
Stripes
Written by Linda O'Keeffe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933414
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Stripes
Design Between the Lines
Written by Linda O'Keeffe


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $50.00

In Stripes: Design Between the Lines, writer and design expert Linda O’Keeffe explores the lineage of lines as they shape culture, art, and style.  The illustrations create a rollicking visual ride while the accompanying text—by turns witty and weighty—shows how these potent, sometimes-charged symbols have even changed the course of world... Read more >
La Formentera
La Formentera
Photographed by Eric Piasecki, Introduction by Karen Lehrman Bloch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933360
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La Formentera
The Woodland Refuge of Juan Montoya
Photographed by Eric Piasecki
Introduction by Karen Lehrman Bloch


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $65.00

In the 1970s, renowned interior designer Juan Montoya lived on La Formentera, a Balearic Island off the Mediterranean coast of Spain. Later, near Garrison, New York, Montoya acquired land and built his place of solace, his own La Formentera. He fulfilled his dream of a property that could evoke the same... Read more >
Edith Wharton at Home
Edith Wharton at Home
Written by Richard Guy Wilson, Photographed by John Arthur, Introduction by Pauline C. Metcalf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933285
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Edith Wharton at Home
Life at the Mount
Written by Richard Guy Wilson
Photographed by John Arthur
Introduction by Pauline C. Metcalf


Format: Hardcover, 188 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $45.00

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s country place in the Berkshires, is truly an autobiographical house. There Wharton wrote some of her best-known and successful novels, including Ethan Frome and House of Mirth. The house itself, completed in 1902, embodies principles set forth in Wharton's famous book The Decoration of Houses, and the... Read more >
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 >
Landscape Graphics
Landscape Graphics
Written by Grant Reid
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434182
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Landscape Graphics

Written by Grant Reid


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2012
Price: $14.99

Announcing the new revised edition of the classic industry reference! Landscape Graphics is the architect’s ultimate guide to all the basic graphics techniques used in landscape design and landscape architecture. Progressing from the basics into more sophisticated techniques, this guide offers clear instruction on graphic language and the design process, the... Read more >
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A New Kind of Bleak
Journeys through Urban Britain
Written by Owen Hatherley


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $19.95

In A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain, Owen Hatherley skewered New Labour’s architectural legacy in all its witless swagger. Now, in the year of the Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics, he sets out to describe what the Coalition’s altogether different approach to economic mismanagement and civic irresponsibility... Read more >
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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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Building The Dream
Building The Dream
Written by Gwendolyn Wright
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817112
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Building The Dream

Written by Gwendolyn Wright


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $17.99

For Gwendolyn Wright, the houses of America are the diaries of the American people. They create a fascinating chronicle of the way we have lived, and a reflection of every political, economic, or social issue we have been concerned with. Why did plantation owners build uniform cabins for their slaves? Why were... Read more >
New Orleans New Elegance
New Orleans New Elegance
Written by Kerri McCaffety, Introduction by Julia Reed
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933322
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New Orleans New Elegance

Written by Kerri McCaffety
Introduction by Julia Reed


Format: Hardcover, 220 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $50.00

Award-winning photographer Kerri McCaffety looks at the city's most innovative and iconic interiors in a quest to define the essence of the unique New Orleans style. Sumptuous fabrics, elegant architectural details, intricate collections, bold abstract art, and fresh, contemporary lines are all captured in her stunning photographs.

What makes New Orleans different... Read more >
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