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The Architecture of Happiness
The Architecture of Happiness
Written by Alain De Botton
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ISBN: 9780307481566
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The Architecture of Happiness

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $15.99

The Achitecture of Happiness is a dazzling and generously illustrated journey through the philosophy and psychology of architecture and the indelible connection between our identities and our locations.One of the great but often unmentioned causes of both happiness and misery is the quality of our environment: the kinds of walls, chairs... Read more >
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A History of the Future
A History of the Future
Written by Donna Goodman
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ISBN: 9781580932073
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A History of the Future

Written by Donna Goodman


Format: Hardcover, 280 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $45.00

The political, social, and economic upheaval of the early twentieth century generated an extraordinary range of proposals for the future as successive generations grappled with issues of organizing vast urban systems and humanizing dense industrial environments. As conceptual design became the vehicle for exploring ideas and presenting new movements, a dialogue... Read more >
Counterpoint
Counterpoint
Written by Daniel Libeskind and Paul Goldberger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932066
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Counterpoint
Daniel Libeskind in Conversation with Paul Goldberger
Written by Daniel Libeskind and Paul Goldberger


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2008
Price: $60.00

Architect Daniel Libeskind, known for his dynamic, fractured compositions, is also recognized for introducing a new critical discourse to architecture. In an enormous variety of projects around the world—major cultural institutions, convention centers, universities, hotels, commercial centers, and residential work—he has manifested his commitment to expanding the horizons of architecture and... Read more >
Monochrome
Monochrome
Written by Paula Rice Jackson, Introduction by John F. Saladino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932097
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Monochrome

Written by Paula Rice Jackson
Introduction by John F. Saladino


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $50.00

More than any other element of interior design, color sets the mood of a room. Once the palette is limited to a single color, the effect can be dramatic and powerful or sublime. Monochrome features projects by more than twenty internationally known interior designers who have created rooms based around one... Read more >
Bringing Paris Home
Bringing Paris Home
Written by Penny Drue Baird
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932059
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Bringing Paris Home

Written by Penny Drue Baird


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $45.00

Bringing Paris Home invites the reader to re-create the panache of French interior style in an American setting. Author Penny Drue Baird shares her love and knowledge of French history and decorative arts and describes the design elements essential to an elegant French interior—architectural details, furniture, paint and wall covering, fireplaces... Read more >
Olin
Olin
Written by Laurie Olin, Dennis C. McGlade, Robert J. Bedell, Lucinda R. Sanders and Susan K. Weiler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932103
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Olin
Placemaking
Written by Laurie Olin, Dennis C. McGlade, Robert J. Bedell, Lucinda R. Sanders and Susan K. Weiler


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $65.00

With increased attention to sustainability and environmental concerns, landscape architects now lead teams of urban planners and architects in developing new outdoor space and reconfiguring existing designs. As the preeminent landscape architecture firm in the United States, Olin is at the forefront of this movement with completed projects across the country... Read more >
Between Silence and Light
Between Silence and Light
Written by Louis I. Kahn and John Lobell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590306048
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Between Silence and Light
Spirit in the Architecture of Louis I. Kahn
Written by Louis I. Kahn and John Lobell


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $24.95

In the development of contemporary architecture, no one has had a greater influence than Louis I. Kahn, whose many buildings include the Salk Institute, the Yale Study Center, and the Exeter Library. He is remembered, however, not only as a master builder, but also as one of the most important and... Read more >
The Gods' Machines
The Gods' Machines
Written by Wun Chok Bong
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ISBN: 9781583942079
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The Gods' Machines
From Stonehenge to Crop Circles
Written by Wun Chok Bong


Format: Trade Paperback, 536 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $26.95

Based on the author’s decipherment of prehistoric carvings and the application of mathematical measurements, The Gods’ Machines shows how “unknown” phenomena from Angkor Wat to Stonehenge to crop circles are actually powerhouses built by an advanced extraterrestrial civilization for tapping electromagnetic energy. The book traces the development of that civilization on... Read more >
The Pentagon
The Pentagon
Written by Steve Vogel
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ISBN: 9780812973259
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The Pentagon
A History
Written by Steve Vogel


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $18.00

The creation of the Pentagon in seventeen whirlwind months during World War II is one of the great construction feats in American history, involving a tremendous mobilization of manpower, resources, and minds. In astonishingly short order, Brigadier General Brehon B. Somervell conceived and built an institution that ranks with the White... Read more >
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The Pentagon
The Pentagon
Written by Steve Vogel
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ISBN: 9781588367013
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The Pentagon
A History
Written by Steve Vogel


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $13.99

The creation of the Pentagon in seventeen whirlwind months during World War II is one of the great construction feats in American history, involving a tremendous mobilization of manpower, resources, and minds. In astonishingly short order, Brigadier General Brehon B. Somervell conceived and built an institution that ranks with the White...

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Modern Shoestring
Modern Shoestring
Written by Susanna Sirefman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932028
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Modern Shoestring
Contemporary Architecture on a Budget
Written by Susanna Sirefman


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2008
Price: $40.00

Residential design provides a rich testing ground for architectural innovation. Intimate scales and specific programs inspire distinctive homes, and comparatively small budgets are catalysts for exploring nontraditional materials. Modern Shoestring proves that building a contemporary house can be affordable and shows how constraints actually stimulate the most creative design solutions.

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The Architecture of Happiness
The Architecture of Happiness
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277244
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The Architecture of Happiness

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $18.00

The Achitecture of Happiness is a dazzling and generously illustrated journey through the philosophy and psychology of architecture and the indelible connection between our identities and our locations.One of the great but often unmentioned causes of both happiness and misery is the quality of our environment: the kinds of walls, chairs... Read more >
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Grand Avenues
Grand Avenues
Written by Scott W. Berg
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ISBN: 9781400076222
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Grand Avenues
The Story of Pierre Charles L'Enfant, the French Visionary Who Designed Washington, D.C.
Written by Scott W. Berg


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $15.95

In 1791, shortly after the United States won its independence, George Washington personally asked Pierre Charles L’Enfant—a young French artisan turned American revolutionary soldier who gained many friends among the Founding Fathers—to design the new nation's capital. L’Enfant approached this task with unparalleled vigor and passion; however, his imperious and unyielding... Read more >
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Glorious Mud!
Glorious Mud!
Written by Gus W. Van Beek and Ora Van Beek
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780978846008
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Glorious Mud!
Ancient and Contemporary Earthen Design and Construction in North Africa, Wester n Europe, the Near East, and Southwest Asia
Written by Gus W. Van Beek and Ora Van Beek


Format: Hardcover, 542 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2007
Price: $99.95

Invented about 13,000 years ago, mud architecture has since been one of the most common, economical, useful, and widespread forms of building. It has been--and is still being--used for grand palaces and temples as well as simple shops and homes. Research conducted over the last several decades has enabled archaeologists and... Read more >
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740 Park
740 Park
Written by Michael Gross
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ISBN: 9780307418760
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740 Park
The Story of the World's Richest Apartment Building
Written by Michael Gross


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

For seventy-five years, it’s been Manhattan’s richest apartment building, and one of the most lusted-after addresses in the world. One apartment had 37 rooms, 14 bathrooms, 43 closets, 11 working fireplaces, a private elevator, and his-and-hers saunas; another at one time had a live-in service staff of 16. To this day... Read more >
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Fallingwater Rising
Fallingwater Rising
Written by Franklin Toker
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ISBN: 9780307425843
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Fallingwater Rising
Frank Lloyd Wright, E. J. Kaufmann, and America's Most Extraordinary House
Written by Franklin Toker


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $20.99

Fallingwater Rising is a biography not of a person but of the most famous house of the twentieth century. Scholars and the public have long extolled the house that Frank Lloyd Wright perched over a Pennsylvania waterfall in 1937, but the full story has never been told.

When he got the... Read more >
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Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
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ISBN: 9780307427366
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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Rubble
Rubble
Written by Jeff Byles
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ISBN: 9780307421548
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Rubble
Unearthing the History of Demolition
Written by Jeff Byles


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

From the straight boulevards that smashed their way through rambling old Paris to create the city we know today to the televised implosion of Las Vegas casinos to make room for America’s ever grander desert of dreams, demolition has long played an ambiguous role in our lives. In lively, colorful prose,... Read more >
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The Unending Mystery
The Unending Mystery
Written by David W. McCullough
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ISBN: 9780307429513
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The Unending Mystery
A Journey Through Labyrinths ansd Mazes
Written by David W. McCullough


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

According to legend, anyone who wandered into the labyrinth in Ancient Crete never came out again. Some labyrinths may have offered patterns for an erotic spring dance. Those on the floors of Medieval cathedrals represent mathematical perfection–and walking their paths was a symbolic approach to the divine. From ancient Mediterranean coin... Read more >
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Morocco
Morocco
Written by Achva Benzinberg Stein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580931946
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Morocco
Courtyards and Gardens
Written by Achva Benzinberg Stein


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2007
Price: $50.00

In the North African land of Morocco, every dar-dwelling, religious institution, or commercial building is organized around an interior, walled courtyard that provides privacy from the bustle of urban streets and an outdoor space for social interaction and tranquil meditation. Over the course of centuries, ornamental schemes have evolved to incorporate... Read more >
Key West
Key West
Written by Leslie Linsley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580931977
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Key West
A Tropical Lifestyle
Written by Leslie Linsley


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2007
Price: $45.00

Architecture on Florida's Key West reflects the diverse and colorful nature of those who have shaped this remote island's character: the grand classical homes of sea captains from New England, the cobbled-together wooden dwellings of ships' carpenters, the humble but charming cottages of cigar makers from Cuba. Today's equally varied population... Read more >
Making the Modern Garden
Making the Modern Garden
Written by Christopher Bradley-Hole
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580931526
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Making the Modern Garden

Written by Christopher Bradley-Hole


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2007
Price: $45.00

A superlative analysis of contemporary gardens as well as a fascinating collection of landscapes around the world, Making the Modern Garden is a definitive study of the philosophy and practice of garden design at the outset of the twenty-first century. Author Christopher Bradley-Hole, himself a landscape designer of note, discusses the... Read more >
Renzo Piano Museums
Renzo Piano Museums
Written by Renzo Piano, Contribution by Victoria Newhouse
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580931892
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Renzo Piano Museums

Written by Renzo Piano
Contribution by Victoria Newhouse


Format: Hardcover, 214 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2007
Price: $60.00

Creating space for the display of works of art has intrigued Renzo Piano throughout his thirty-five years of architectural practice. Today he is acknowledged the pre-eminent designer in this field, entrusted with the collections of the most distinguished art institutions in the world.

Renzo Piano Museums presents a portfolio of eighteen... Read more >
Barcelona The Great Enchantress
Barcelona The Great Enchantress
Written by Robert Hughes
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ISBN: 9781426201318
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Barcelona The Great Enchantress

Written by Robert Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2007
Price: $12.95

Robert Hughes has been a regular visitor to Barcelona since the 1960s and published a book about the city in 1992 that was quickly hailed as a classic. In Barcelona the Great Enchantress, Hughes crafts a more personal tale of his nearly forty-year love affair with the Spanish metropolis, one of... Read more >
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Stone Carvers, The
Stone Carvers, The
Written by Marjorie Hunt
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ISBN: 9781588342478
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Stone Carvers, The
Master Craftsmen of Washington National Cathedral
Written by Marjorie Hunt


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2007
Price: $19.95

Marjorie Hunt presents the lives and careers of two Italian American master stone carvers, Roger Morigi and Vincent Palumbo, who have spent decades creating the sculptural works, such as gargoyles, grotesques, capitals, pinnacles, saints, and angels that embellish Washington National Cathedral. Exploring the carvers' underlying aesthetic attitudes, Hunt reveals the spirit... Read more >
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