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Site and Sound
Site and Sound
Written by Victoria Newhouse
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932813
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Site and Sound
The Architecture and Acoustics of New Opera Houses and Concert Halls
Written by Victoria Newhouse


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $50.00

Victoria Newhouse, noted author and architectural historian, addresses the aesthetics and acoustics in concert halls and opera houses of the past, present, and future in this stunning companion to the highly regarded Towards a New Museum. Site and Sound explores the daunting, perennial question: Does the music serve the space, or... Read more >
Coastal Modern
Coastal Modern
Written by Tim Clarke and Jake Townsend
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307718785
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Coastal Modern
Sophisticated Homes Inspired by the Ocean
Written by Tim Clarke and Jake Townsend


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $50.00

The beach house is more than just a place to live—it is a symbol of a life well lived. —from the Introduction
 
   Coastal homes capture our imagination because they hold the promise of freedom, escape, and pure relaxation. Celebrity decorator Tim Clarke is acclaimed for creating residences that are deep reflections of... Read more >
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 >
Conversations with Frank Gehry
Conversations with Frank Gehry
Written by Barbara Isenberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307959720
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Conversations with Frank Gehry

Written by Barbara Isenberg


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2012
Price: $19.99

An unprecedented, intimate, and richly illustrated portrait of Frank Gehry, one of the world’s most influential architects. Drawing on the most candid, revealing, and entertaining conversations she has had with Gehry over the last twenty years, Barbara Isenberg provides new and fascinating insights into the man and his work.

Gehry’s subjects range... Read more >
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Rosslyn Chapel Decoded
New Interpretations of a Gothic Enigma
Written by Alan Butler and John Ritchie


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2012
Price: $12.99

Rosslyn Chapel is a deeply enigmatic 15th-century Gothic masterpiece, situated near Edinburgh. Although generally referred to as a 'chapel' and acting as a local parish church these days, Rosslyn is actually much more than either - and in fact most people who have studied the site in detail come to the... Read more >
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HERS
HERS
Written by Jacqueline deMontravel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307885982
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HERS
Design with a Feminine Touch
Written by Jacqueline deMontravel


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: December 13, 2011
Price: $35.00

Design your own beautiful sanctuary in any space, with unabashedly feminine style
 
Whether you are happily single or a mother of four, having a room that pleases you is a common fantasy. After all, what woman doesn’t want a modern, romantic, feminine, grown-up space that she can call her own—where she can... Read more >
Unassisted Living
Unassisted Living
Written by Jeffrey P. Rosenfeld and Wid Chapman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933025
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Unassisted Living

Written by Jeffrey P. Rosenfeld and Wid Chapman


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $45.00

Unassisted Living documents the shift away from the senior housing that promoted disengagement toward architecture and design that promote active aging. The book is organized in six sections, corresponding to the concerns and special interests of Boomers—those who intend to remain in an urban setting, those concerned with sustainability, those with... Read more >
Great Houses of Havana
Great Houses of Havana
Written by Hermes Mallea
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932882
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Great Houses of Havana

Written by Hermes Mallea


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $75.00

Great Houses of Havana celebrates one hundred years of creativity, design, and style that made the city "the Paris of the Caribbean." For four hundred years, Havana was the center of Spanish trade in the western hemisphere. With the expansion of the sugar industry, independence from Spain, and North American investment... Read more >
Black and White (and a Bit in Between)
Black and White (and a Bit in Between)
Written by Celerie Kemble
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307715982
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Black and White (and a Bit in Between)
Timeless Interiors, Dramatic Accents, and Stylish Collections
Written by Celerie Kemble


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $50.00

Black and white décor is at once dramatic and understated, modern and classic, apparent in the work of iconic designers such as Dorothy Draper and Madeleine Castaing but just as present in design today. And the inspiration is all around us—from nature (a zebra’s stripes, tree trunks rising from drifts of... Read more >
Cities Under Siege
Cities Under Siege
Written by Stephen Graham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677627
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Cities Under Siege
The New Military Urbanism
Written by Stephen Graham


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $27.95

Cities are the new battleground of our increasingly urban world. From the slums of the global South to the wealthy financial centers of the West, Cities Under Siege traces the spread of political violence through the sites, spaces, infrastructure and symbols of the world’s rapidly expanding metropolitan areas.

Drawing on a... Read more >
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The Perfectly Imperfect Home
The Perfectly Imperfect Home
Written by Deborah Needleman, Illustrated by Virginia Johnson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307720139
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The Perfectly Imperfect Home
How to Decorate and Live Well
Written by Deborah Needleman
Illustrated by Virginia Johnson


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $30.00

Style is a luxury, and luxury is simply what makes you happy.

Over the years, founding editor in chief of domino magazine Deborah Needleman has seen all kinds of rooms, with all kinds of furnishings. Her conclusion: It’s not hard to create a relaxed, stylish, and comfortable home. Just a few well-considered... Read more >
Brilliant
Brilliant
Written by Linda O'Keeffe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933247
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Brilliant
White in Design
Written by Linda O'Keeffe


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $50.00

It all begins and ends with white.

White is everywhere, from sculptures and art installations to interior and furniture designs to fields of snow and mythical animals. In its countless tones—eggshell, ballerina, off-white, edelweiss, and so many more—white elicits a range of emotions, depending on the viewer, the design, the culture... Read more >
Private Paradise
Private Paradise
Written by Charlotte M. Frieze, Introduction by Charles A. Birnbaum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933230
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Private Paradise
Contemporary American Gardens
Written by Charlotte M. Frieze
Introduction by Charles A. Birnbaum


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $65.00

Sweeping, voluptuous, and authoritative, Private Paradise instantly joins an elite collection of great and inspiring garden design books. Charlotte Frieze presents forty-one cutting-edge gardens, all richly photographed and profusely illustrated, emphasizing design, climate, and horticulture. 

Overarching themes of Aqua, Arcadia, Bold Geometry, Color, Nightscapes, Oasis, Sanctuary, and Urban cogently frame chapters about... Read more >
Expressive Modern
Expressive Modern
Written by Amy Lau
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933087
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Expressive Modern
The Interiors of Amy Lau
Written by Amy Lau


Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $50.00

Vivid color, specially commissioned artisanal pieces, and exquisite midcentury furnishings define the work of interior designer Amy Lau. Inspired by her passion for nature and abstract art, she incorporates elements of both into every space while tailoring each experience to the personalities and lifestyles of her clients.
 
Thirteen residential interiors... Read more >
At Home
At Home
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767919395
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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

With his signature wit, charm, and seemingly limitless knowledge, Bill Bryson takes us on a room-by-room tour through his own house, using each room as a jumping off point into the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted. As he takes us through the history of our modern...

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Big, Easy Style
Big, Easy Style
Written by Bryan Batt and Katy Danos, Photographed by Kerri McCaffety
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307591906
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Big, Easy Style
Creating Rooms You Love to Live In
Written by Bryan Batt and Katy Danos
Photographed by Kerri McCaffety


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $35.00

An enchanting space that’s truly unique calls for a sense of humor, whimsy, and an open mind.
 
From a charmed New Orleans childhood to a successful acting career on Broadway and the award-winning TV show Mad Men to the opening of his popular Big Easy home furnishings boutique, Hazelnut, Bryan Batt... Read more >
Groundwork
Groundwork
Written by Diana Balmori and Joel Sanders
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933131
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Groundwork
Between Landscape and Architecture
Written by Diana Balmori and Joel Sanders


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $50.00

The current environmental crisis calls for a unified practice of landscape and architecture that would allow buildings and landscapes to perform symbiotically to heal the environment. Over the past ten years, a diverse group of architects, landscape architects, and artists have undertaken groundbreaking projects that propose an integration of landscape and... Read more >
The New French Interior
The New French Interior
Written by Penny Drue Baird
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933100
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The New French Interior

Written by Penny Drue Baird


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $50.00

Through her first book, Bringing Paris Home, Penny Drue Baird established herself as an authority on all things French—interior design, flea market and antiques shopping, Parisian life, and stylish entertaining. In The New French Interior, she moves beyond the traditional historic styles to explore the design elements that make up the... Read more >
Traditional Now
Traditional Now
Written by David Kleinberg, Contribution by Chesie Breen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933223
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Traditional Now
Interiors by David Kleinberg
Written by David Kleinberg
Contribution by Chesie Breen


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $60.00

“Beauty meets quality of life.” This is the mantra David Kleinberg adopted from his sixteen-year tenure at the venerable design firm Parish-Hadley, and it is the mantra that guided his own firm, David Kleinberg Design Associates, in its rise to the top of the interior design hierarchy. In Traditional Now, the... Read more >
Carrot City
Carrot City
Written by Mark Gorgolewski, June Komisar and Joe Nasr
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933117
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Carrot City
Creating Places for Urban Agriculture
Written by Mark Gorgolewski, June Komisar and Joe Nasr


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $50.00

Carrot City is a collection of ideas, both conceptual and realized, that use design to enable sustainable food production, helping to reintroduce urban agriculture to our cities. Focusing on the need and desire to grow food within the city to supply food from local sources, the contributions of architecture, landscape design... 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 >
A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain
A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain
Written by Owen Hatherley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677009
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A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain

Written by Owen Hatherley


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $19.95

Back in 1997, New Labour came to power amid much talk of regenerating the inner cities left to rot under successive Conservative governments. Over the next decade, British cities became the laboratories of the new enterprise economy: glowing monuments to finance, property speculation, and the service industry—until the crash.

In A Guide... Read more >
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