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Prefab Homes

Written by Elisabeth Blanchet


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $7.95

In 1944, Winston Churchill promised to manufacture up to 500,000 prefabricated bungalows to ease the housing shortage after the Second World War. Made in factories, over 156,000 temporary "prefabs" of a few designs were delivered to eager Local Authorities. They were nicknamed 'Palaces for the People'. With convenient kitchens, bathrooms and... Read more >
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Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II
From Le Corbusier to Rem Koolhaas
Written by Martin Filler


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $29.95

In the first volume of Makers of Modern Architecture (2007), Martin Filler examined the emergence of that revolutionary new form of building and explored its aesthetic, social, and spiritual aspirations through illuminating studies of some of its most important practitioners, from Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright to, in our own... 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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Mail-Order Homes
Sears Homes and Other Kit Houses
Written by Rebecca Hunter


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 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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Up from Zero
Up from Zero
Written by Paul Goldberger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588364227
Our Price: $13.99
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Up from Zero
Politics, Architecture, and the Rebuilding of New York
Written by Paul Goldberger


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 7, 2004
Price: $13.99

In Up from Zero, Paul Goldberger, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, tells the inside story of the quest to rebuild one of the most important symbolic sites in the world, the sixteen acres where the towers of the former World Trade Center stood. A story of power, politics, architecture, community, and... Read more >
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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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The Unending Mystery
The Unending Mystery
Written by David W. McCullough
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307429513
Our Price: $9.99
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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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All Over the Map
Writing on Buildings and Cities
Written by Michael Sorkin


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $24.95

Robert Hughes once described Michael Sorkin as “unique in America––brave, principled, highly informed and fiercely funny.” All Over the Map confirms all of these superlatives as Sorkin assaults “the national security city, with its architecture of manufactured fear.” Read more >
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The Country Blacksmith

Written by David McDougall


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $7.95

This book tells the story of the country blacksmith and his importance as the hub of village life. It describes his techniques, tools, and contribution to rural work. It includes the mythology of the blacksmith and the good fortune brought by horseshoes - and which way to hang them up! Thought... Read more >
Medieval Church Architecture

Written by Jon Cannon


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $7.95

By the end of the medieval period, Britain’s churches already had an architectural heritage of one thousand years, much of which remains on view today. This guide by architectural historian Jon Cannon uses high-quality photographs and diagrams to help us to analyze the leading changes in style from the Anglo-Saxon period... Read more >
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