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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 Pentagon
The Pentagon
Written by Steve Vogel
Format: eBook
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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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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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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Walking Jane Austen's London

Written by Louise Allen


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

The London of Jane Austen's world and imagination comes to life in this themed guidebook of nine walking tours from well-known landmarks to hidden treasures --each evoking the time and culture of Regency England which so influenced Austen's wise perspective and astute insight in novels such as Pride and Prejudice. Extensively... Read more >
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Human Dimension and Interior Space
Human Dimension and Interior Space
Written by Julius Panero and Martin Zelnik
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434601
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Human Dimension and Interior Space
A Source Book of Design Reference Standards
Written by Julius Panero and Martin Zelnik


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $18.99

The study of human body measurements on a comparative basis is known as anthropometrics. Its applicability to the design process is seen in the physical fit, or interface, between the human body and the various components of interior space.

Human Dimension and Interior Space is the first major anthropometrically based reference book... Read more >
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Building Suburbia
Building Suburbia
Written by Dolores Hayden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307515261
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Building Suburbia
Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000
Written by Dolores Hayden


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $14.99

A lively history of the contested landscapes where the majority of Americans now live, Building Suburbia chronicles two centuries in the birth and development of America’s metropolitan regions.

From rustic cottages reached by steamboat to big box stores at the exit ramps of eight-lane highways, Dolores Hayden defines seven eras of suburban... Read more >
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Grand Avenues
Grand Avenues
Written by Scott W. Berg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307556486
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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: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2009
Price: $13.99

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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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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Wrestling with Moses
Wrestling with Moses
Written by Anthony Flint
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368621
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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: eBook
On Sale: July 28, 2009
Price: $11.99

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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