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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: $15.95

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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Discovering London's Docklands
Discovering London's Docklands
Written by Christopher Fautley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808459
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Discovering London's Docklands

Written by Christopher Fautley


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $13.95

Thriving port, dereliction, renaissance as a vibrant business center: few places in Britain have seen such extreme changes of fortune as London's Docklands. This book reveals the area's mysteries and secrets, such as the launch site of the Great Eastern, where pink pigeons were a common sight, where to find a... Read more >
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.

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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 >
Landscapes in Landscapes
Landscapes in Landscapes
Written by Piet Oudolf and Noel Kingsbury
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580932929
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Landscapes in Landscapes

Written by Piet Oudolf and Noel Kingsbury


Format: Trade Paperback, 282 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $65.00

A leading figure in the New Perennial planting movement, garden designer Piet Oudolf emphasizes plant structure as the most important aspect of a successful garden. Form and texture are valued as much as color, and perennials--prized for their beauty throughout a natural life cycle--are used almost exclusively. Oudolf challenges conventional approaches... Read more >
Nature Framed
Nature Framed
Written by Eva Hagberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933193
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Nature Framed
At Home in the Landscape
Written by Eva Hagberg


Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
On Sale: May 17, 2011
Price: $50.00

Twenty-five recent residential projects from around the United States take the concept of “green living” to the next architectural level. Going beyond the simple use of sustainable materials, these houses are
designed to frame a very particular vision of nature for their owners that brings them as close as possible to nature... Read more >
Living Traditions
Living Traditions
Written by Matthew Patrick Smyth
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933094
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Living Traditions
Interiors by Matthew Patrick Smyth
Written by Matthew Patrick Smyth


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $50.00

Classic style and impeccable attention to detail are hallmarks of the work of interior designer Matthew Patrick Smyth. His comfortable, timeless rooms are tailored to fit his clients’ personalities and lifestyles, whether they are dynamic young couples with children or cultured art collectors. Smyth masterfully blends contemporary pieces with antiques to... Read more >
Interior Visions
Interior Visions
Written by Mona Hajj
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933209
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Interior Visions

Written by Mona Hajj


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $50.00

Mona Hajj is a master of interior design. Her choices of colors, fabrics, and furnishings and her marvelous sense of scale transform even the most mundane of rooms into a magical kingdom.  —Allan Greenberg 

For the last two decades, Mona Hajj has been crafting interiors that combine a global vision with... Read more >
Steven Ehrlich Houses
Steven Ehrlich Houses
Written by Steven Ehrlich
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933063
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Steven Ehrlich Houses

Written by Steven Ehrlich


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $50.00

Residential design forms the core of Steven Ehrlich's award-winning architectural practice. Sixteen houses are presented here, designs characterized by the fusion of powerful modernist forms with the cultural, climatic, and contextual particulars of place.
 
Ehrlich spent six years living, teaching, traveling, and studying indigenous vernacular architecture in North and... 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 >
Medieval Church and Churchyard Monuments
Medieval Church and Churchyard Monuments
Written by Sally Badham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808107
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Medieval Church and Churchyard Monuments

Written by Sally Badham


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $12.95

Churches contain much of the most interesting medieval sculpture in Britain. Magnificent effigies, whether of cast copper-alloy or stone, never cease to provoke awe and wonder, conjuring up glamorous images of an age of chivalry.

Among the many joys of visiting churches is the experience of discovering sculptural treasures; monuments open... Read more >
Wrought Iron
Wrought Iron
Written by Richard Hayman
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ISBN: 9780747804413
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Wrought Iron

Written by Richard Hayman


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $11.95

Wrought iron has been used as a decorative element in architecture from the eleventh century to the twentieth. At first a device to strengthen and embellish doors, wrought iron was soon adopted for free-standing screens and railings, examples of which can still be seen in churches and cathedrals. At the end... Read more >
The Scenes of the Street and Other Essays
The Scenes of the Street and Other Essays
Written by Anthony Vidler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932707
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The Scenes of the Street and Other Essays

Written by Anthony Vidler


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $50.00

Anthony Vidler, an internationally recognized scholar, theorist, and critic of modern and contemporary architecture, is widely known for his essays on the most pressing issues and debates in the field. This volume brings together a collection of such writings—including the iconic, long unavailable “Scenes of the Street”—into one volume. Scenes of... Read more >
Bandstands
Bandstands
Written by Paul Rabbitts
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808251
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Bandstands

Written by Paul Rabbitts


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $12.95

Bandstands are a distinctive feature of the public parks and boardwalks all over Britain. But what do we actually know about them? Why did they appear in Britain's earliest parks? When were they erected, and who made them?

This book explores and provides answers to these questions, showing how they evolved from... Read more >
Brochs of Scotland
Brochs of Scotland
Written by J.N.G. Ritchie
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747803898
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Brochs of Scotland

Written by J.N.G. Ritchie


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $13.95

This book examines some of the most spectacular ancient monuments in Britain - the iron age brochs of north and west Scotland. It sets the building of these unique fortifications into context and examines some of the impressive sites that may still be visited, including the brochs of Mousa and Clickhimin... Read more >
Corrugated Iron Buildings
Corrugated Iron Buildings
Written by Nick Thomson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807834
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Corrugated Iron Buildings

Written by Nick Thomson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $12.95

Prefabricated corrugated iron buildings have been produced by manufacturers in Britain since the middle of the nineteenth century. Structures ranging from humble cottages to substantial churches, from halls to hospitals and hotels were produced, packed and consigned to destinations at home and abroad. Though often seen as cheap and temporary, these... Read more >
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