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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 >
Wrestling with Moses
Wrestling with Moses
Written by Anthony Flint
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ISBN: 9780812981360
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Wrestling with Moses
How Jane Jacobs Took On New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City
Written by Anthony Flint


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $15.00

The rivalry of Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, a struggle for the soul of a city, is one of the most dramatic and consequential in modern American history. To a young Jane Jacobs, Greenwich Village, with its winding cobblestone streets and diverse makeup, was everything a city neighborhood should be. But... Read more >
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The Artful Garden
The Artful Garden
Written by James van Sweden and Tom Christopher
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400063895
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The Artful Garden
Creative Inspiration for Landscape Design
Written by James van Sweden and Tom Christopher


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $40.00

“I want to put the mystery back into the heart of garden design, where it needs to be. It’s what lures you in through the gate, keeps you moving through the landscape, and fills you with excitement along the way. The sense of mystery is what turns a mere display of... Read more >
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The Artful Garden
The Artful Garden
Written by James van Sweden and Tom Christopher
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679643678
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The Artful Garden
Creative Inspiration for Landscape Design
Written by James van Sweden and Tom Christopher


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $21.99

“I want to put the mystery back into the heart of garden design, where it needs to be. It’s what lures you in through the gate, keeps you moving through the landscape, and fills you with excitement along the way. The sense of mystery is what turns a mere display of... Read more >
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Robert A. M. Stern
Robert A. M. Stern
Written by Robert A.M. Stern
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932837
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Robert A. M. Stern
On Campus
Written by Robert A.M. Stern


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: December 21, 2010
Price: $85.00

At its best, the college campus is the representation of beliefs, of the specific character of a place, of a community, of an institution. It is the setting for the continually evolving interaction of people and ideas over time. 
Robert A. M. Stern

Ss an architect, educator, and architectural historian, Robert A...

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The Finest Rooms in America
The Finest Rooms in America
Written by Thomas Jayne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932424
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The Finest Rooms in America

Written by Thomas Jayne


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $50.00

The Finest Rooms in America: 50 Influential Interiors from the 18th Century to the Present is a selection by Thomas Jayne, one of America’s best decorators and scholars of American design. It is a definitive record of the finest American interior design with an authoritative text and  luxuriant color photography. The... 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: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844676514
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A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain

Written by Owen Hatherley


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2010
Price: $29.95

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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At Home
At Home
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375434310
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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $29.00

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”
 
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The Swedish Country House
The Swedish Country House
Written by Susanna Scherman, Photographed by Ake E. Lindman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932943
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The Swedish Country House

Written by Susanna Scherman
Photographed by Ake E. Lindman


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $60.00

Swedish country houses are one of Europe’s best-kept secrets. Little known outside Sweden and rarely published, they survive in surpris­ingly large numbers, often with their original furniture and decoration. Twenty of these remarkable and timeless houses are examined here in detail, ranging from royal palaces to farmhouses, all dating from the... Read more >
The 1960s Home
The 1960s Home
Written by Paul Evans
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747808022
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The 1960s Home

Written by Paul Evans


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $12.95

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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Gardens of the Hudson Valley
Gardens of the Hudson Valley
Written by Susan Daley and Steve Gross, Text by Nancy Berner and Susan Lowry, Foreword by Gregory Long
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932776
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Gardens of the Hudson Valley

Written by Susan Daley and Steve Gross
Text by Nancy Berner and Susan Lowry
Foreword by Gregory Long


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $50.00

The majesty of the Hudson River has captivated both artists and visitors for generations, and the gardens along its banks have a special character. Those created for the Gilded Age estates are more formal; private gardens respond directly to the rolling landscape and mature forests. The area is a crucible for... Read more >
Made to Order
Made to Order
Written by Campion Platt, Foreword by Jay McInerney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932806
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Made to Order

Written by Campion Platt
Foreword by Jay McInerney


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $50.00

Clean and simple design coupled with an embrace of color, beautifully crafted millwork, and environmentally friendly materials are hallmarks of the work of Campion Platt.
          
Every project is firmly rooted in the belief that handcrafting a home of one’s own should be a pleasure, and that an individualized, intensely... Read more >
Nice House
Nice House
Written by Samuel G. White
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932875
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Nice House

Written by Samuel G. White


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $45.00

“White's project descriptions are lucid, brief and hype-free, and they come stocked with floor plans. He describes terrain contours, materials and palette choices and circulation patterns…This is a practical yet mouthwatering and aspirational study of architects helping people honor the streetscape, keep properties saleable and upgrade their home life by several... Read more >
Alexa Hampton: The Language of Interior Design
Alexa Hampton: The Language of Interior Design
Written by Alexa Hampton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307460530
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Alexa Hampton: The Language of Interior Design

Written by Alexa Hampton


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $50.00

At an early age, Alexa Hampton learned the language of good design, the vocabulary to speak it, and the elements that define it. As the daughter of interior design legend Mark Hampton, she traveled the world by her father’s side, touring the great architectural landmarks and discovering beauty, training her eye... Read more >
At Home
At Home
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533591
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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $11.99

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”
 
Bill Bryson and his family... Read more >
At Home
At Home
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739315262
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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $45.00

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”
 
Bill Bryson and his family... Read more >
At Home
At Home
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307707505
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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $25.00

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”
 
Bill Bryson and his family... Read more >
Rafael Moneo
Rafael Moneo
Written by Rafael Moneo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932165
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Rafael Moneo
Remarks on 21 Works
Written by Rafael Moneo


Format: Hardcover, 668 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $75.00

Rafael Moneo is a courageous architect, one who for decades has defined his own style of architecture. With a sensitivity to materials and context unmatched by any living architect, Moneo has created a series of important works, including the Audrey Jones Beck Building at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston... Read more >
The Green Man
The Green Man
Written by Richard Hayman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807841
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The Green Man
Cathedral carved heads from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries
Written by Richard Hayman


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2010
Price: $12.95

Green men are figures or heads that were carved in churches, abbeys and cathedrals from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries. Inspired by the illustrations in book margins where heads were used to terminate trails of foliage, they were usually carved in the form of human masks, cats' or demons' heads... Read more >
Martha's Vineyard
Martha's Vineyard
Written by Keith Moskow and Robert Linn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932721
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Martha's Vineyard
Contemporary Living
Written by Keith Moskow and Robert Linn


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $50.00

Each year the pristine beaches, lush pine forests, and picturesque New England towns of Martha’s Vineyard draw tens of thousands of admirers to this beautiful island. Some of these visitors have become part-time residents, building contemporary homes alongside the traditional Victorian cottages, sea captains’ mansions, and colonial farmhouses that comprise the... Read more >
The Victorian Home
The Victorian Home
Written by Kathryn Ferry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807483
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The Victorian Home

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $15.95

The nineteenth century saw huge changes in design and technology, with middle-class homes seeing drastic changes from the time of Queen Victoria's accesion in 1837 to her death in 1901.

This book looks at the social history of rooms in the Victorian home and at how, thanks to industrialized mass production... Read more >
Ike Kligerman Barkley Houses
Ike Kligerman Barkley Houses
Written by Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects, Foreword by Robert A.M. Stern
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932691
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Ike Kligerman Barkley Houses

Written by Ike Kligerman Barkley Architects
Foreword by Robert A.M. Stern


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $60.00

John Ike, Thomas Kligerman, and Joel Barkley speak architectural languages of the past with a sure command of grammar and syntax and a rich vocabulary of form and detail. As designers they build upon what went before to extend the trajectory of architecture.
—Robert A. M. Stern

The signature residential works of Ike... Read more >
Designers Here and There
Designers Here and There
Written by Michele Keith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932462
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Designers Here and There
Inside the City and Country Homes of America's Top Decorators
Written by Michele Keith


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $50.00

During the week, interior designers select fabulous fabrics, furniture, paint, lighting, and accessories for clients’ homes. On the weekends, they can devote themselves to beautifying their own. Materials and finishes that later appear in commissioned work often appear here first, as designers use the rooms and walls of their primary and... Read more >
The Victorian Fern Craze
The Victorian Fern Craze
Written by Sarah Wittingham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807469
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The Victorian Fern Craze

Written by Sarah Wittingham


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2010
Price: $12.95

Fern Fever (or Pteridomania, to give it its official name), hit Britain between 1837 and 1914 and peaked between 1840 and 1890. Although in previous centuries ferns played an important role in customs and folklore, it was only in this period that they were coveted for aesthetic reasons and that man's... Read more >
Robert A. M. Stern
Robert A. M. Stern
Written by Robert A.M. Stern and Paul Goldberger, Edited by Peter Morris Dixon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932349
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Robert A. M. Stern
Buildings & Projects 2004-2009
Written by Robert A.M. Stern and Paul Goldberger
Edited by Peter Morris Dixon


Format: Hardcover, 624 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2009
Price: $75.00

I think that all architecture comes from what went before. And how carefully one hews to precedent or how many liberties one takes, in my view, is part of a larger set of judgments as to what is, or could be called, “appropriate.” Appropriate from every point of view, especially from... Read more >
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