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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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Traditional Building Materials

Written by Matthew Slocombe


Format: eBook, 104 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $10.95

Steel and glass now dominate modern British cities, but the country can still boast millions of older houses constructed of more traditional building materials. Many date from the period before easy nationwide transportation, when these materials were usually grown on or extracted from land in the locality. As a result, Britain... Read more >
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Humphry Repton
The Polite Art of Landscape
Written by Laura Mayer


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

Humphry Repton (1752-1818) ambitiously styled himself Capability Brown's successor; the century's next great improver of landed property. He believed that the art of laying out grounds could only be achieved by 'the united powers of the landscape painter and the practical gardener', and ingeniously combined his knowledge of farming with a... Read more >
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Glasshouses

Written by Fiona Grant


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

The orangeries and glasshouses that stand in the gardens of many stately homes help to tell a three-century story of garden fashion. They reflect both the architectural and social trends of their time, but above all show an increasing ability to tailor the buildings to the needs of the plants within... Read more >
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Bungalows

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

 A bungalow is now understood to be a single story home but that definition is a modern one and when introduced to Britain in the late 1860s the bungalow concept implied much more. Its origins lay in India where the native dwelling of Bengal was appropriated by colonial officials. On its... Read more >
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Glorious Mud!
Ancient and Contemporary Earthen Design and Construction in North Africa, Western Europe, the Near East, and Southwest Asia
Written by Gus W. Van Beek and Ora Van Beek


Format: eBook, 542 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
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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Going to Town
Going to Town
Written by Katherine Ashenburg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996370
Our Price: $14.99
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Going to Town
Architectural Walking Tours in Southern Ontario
Written by Katherine Ashenburg


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.99

Winner of The Ontario Historical Society’s Fred Landon Award for Best Regional History.

With 300 photos and 11 maps.

A work of unexpected delights and surprises: here is a one-of-a-kind guidebook that pinpoints the best of Ontario’s architectural heritage in its most charming towns, offers tantalizing and informative details of provincial history, indulges... Read more >
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A New Kind of Bleak
Journeys through Urban Britain
Written by Owen Hatherley


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $19.95

In A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain, Owen Hatherley skewered New Labour’s architectural legacy in all its witless swagger. Now, in the year of the Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics, he sets out to describe what the Coalition’s altogether different approach to economic mismanagement and civic irresponsibility... Read more >
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Covered Bridges

Written by Joseph Conwill


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $7.95

Covered bridges are essential pieces of American and Canadian rural history, gracing the countryside from Oregon to Georgia an north to eastern Canada. In this lavishly illustrated volume Joseph D. Conwill recounts the rich, romantic history of covered bridges as they developed from early timber examples, born out of the traditions... Read more >
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Germany's East Wall in World War II

Written by Neil Short
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2015
Price: $13.95

The East Wall was where the final battles for the stricken Third Reich were fought, amid scenes of utter carnage. Beginning life at the end of World War I, the wall became a pet project of Adolf Hitler's, whose ascent to power saw building work accelerated, with plans for a grand... Read more >
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