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  1. Recycled Home Transform Your Home Using Salvaged Materials

    Recycled Home Transform Your Home Using Salvaged Materials Laurence King Publishing

    By Rebecca Proctor

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    Recycled Home features 50 stylish craft projects for the home, using discarded or repurposed materials. Step-by- step illustrations guide you through each project, and no special skills are needed. From quick fixes taking half an hour to a patchwork throw to spend a weekend on, you’ll find something to inspire you. Update your home creatively and economically with flair and style. Recycled Home will appeal to those interested in interiors, textiles, craft , gardening, and sustainability.


  2. Architecture From Commission to Construction

    Architecture From Commission to Construction Laurence King Publishing

    By Jennifer Hudson

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    This book provides an in-depth study of the design and construction processes behind 25 leading contemporary buildings. Covering a broad range of international projects, the book illustrates the working methods and creative concerns of both long established and emerging international architects.


  3. The New Modern House Redefining Functionalism – Paperback

    The New Modern House Redefining Functionalism – Paperback Laurence King Publishing

    By Jonathan Bell and Ellie Stathaki

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    Modern architecture is a story of movements, styles, and genres. But what of the work that remains defiantly unique, refusing to submit to a label or genre? The New Modern House is a comprehensive look at the emerging trend of architecture that favors substance over style, combining functional design and sustainable processes with a straightforward, honest aesthetic.


  4. Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture – Paperback

    Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture – Paperback Laurence King Publishing

    By Virginia McLeod

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    Featuring many of the world’s most highly acclaimed landscape architects, this book presents 40 of the most recently completed and infl uential landscape designs. Each project is presented with color photographs, site plans and sections as well as numerous consistently styled construction details. Intended for architects, engineers and landscape architects, the book will also be invaluable for architecture, garden and landscape design students, for whom it will be a resource not only for understanding the work of the best contemporary landscape architects, but also as a tool for their own design work.


  5. Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture – Paperback

    Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture – Paperback Laurence King Publishing

    By Virginia McLeod

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    Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in the development of contemporary residential architecture. Featuring many of the world’s most highly acclaimed architects, the book presents more than 50 of the most recently completed and infl uential house designs.


  6. Lawrence Halprin’s Skyline Park

    Lawrence Halprin’s Skyline Park Princeton Architectural Press

    By Ann Komara

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    The first volume in our new Modern Landscapes: Transition and Transformation series, Lawrence Halprin’s Skyline Park showcases the acclaimed landscape designer’s urban renewal effort for downtown Denver in the 1970s. Drawing on the rugged beauty of the city’s natural surroundings for inspiration, Halprin created a signature landmark of sunken fountains, walls, and berms that served as an urban promenade and an oasis from the surrounding streets.


  7. The Renaissance in Rome

    The Renaissance in Rome

    By Loren Partridge

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    Rome as we know it is largely a creation of the Renaissance, restructured and risen anew from a neglected medieval town. This book traces the extraordinary works of painting, sculpture, and architecture commissioned by Rome’s church and civic nobility as part of their rival bids for power and prestige.


  8. Balthazar Korab - Architect of Photography

    Balthazar Korab - Architect of Photography Princeton Architecture Press

    By John Comazzi

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    No one captured the midcentury modernism of the Mad Men era better than Balthazar Korab. As one of the period’s most prolific and celebrated architecture photographers, Korab captured images as graceful and elegant as his subjects.


  9. Towards Zero-energy Architecture New Solar Design – Paperback

    Towards Zero-energy Architecture New Solar Design – Paperback Laurence King Publishing

    By Mary Guzowski

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    This book explores the theories, practices, and principles of new approaches to solar architecture that foster both design excellence and low-energy use. In response to the challenges of global warming and climate change, design and technology enable architects to achieve greater performance standards while at the same time developing an environmental aesthetic. Towards Zero-energy Architecture is a much-needed call for the design professions to redefine architecture to help solve ecological problems.


  10. Post-Ductility

    Post-Ductility Metals in Architecture and Engineering

    Michael Bell and Craig Buckley, editors

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    Metals, as surface or structure—as the generators of space—play a role in nearly every strain of modernization in architecture. They define complete geographies of work, production, and political life. Non-architectural metals delivered in automobiles, and hard goods in the United States and worldwide have all been sourced as the engines of the sprawling late twentieth-century city in all of its forms. But in the received aspects of architectural history, metals, and in particular steel, remain less diluted; they are presented as intrinsic to the profession as material precedes concepts—they are carriers of architectural meaning.


  11. Details, Technology, and Form

    Details, Technology, and Form Princeton Architectural Press

    Christine Killory and René Davids, editors

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    The AsBuilt series is dedicated to presenting recent examples of formal and material innovation in architecture through detail and technical drawings, diagrams, photographs, and work-in-progress material, including fabrication and assembly. Details, Technology, and Form, the third volume in the series, explores the genesis of twenty-five projects built in the United States and Canada, many notable for their multi-disciplinary design process. Editors Christine Killory and René Davids have selected buildings which have contributed to the ongoing evolution of architecture as a synthesis of art, engineering, and craft. From designs inspired by responses to environmental and energy concerns to re-interpretations of regional precedents or transformations of pre-fabricated building systems, all are testaments to the range and reach of contemporary architectural technology.


  12. University of Virginia Campus Guide, second edition

    University of Virginia Campus Guide, second edition

    Richard Guy Wilson, David J. Neuman, and Sara A. Butler

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    This book is a guide to the history and architecture of the University of Virginia. It features a scholarly narrative of the campus’s development, from Thomas Jefferson’s original design for a handful of students, to the sprawling institution that is now one of the top public universities in the country.


  13. Conversations with Paolo Soleri

    Conversations with Paolo Soleri Princeton Architectural Press

    Lissa McCullough, editor

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    Paolo Soleri’s architectural-philosophical thinking sets forth fundamental reformulations to address the globalizing world’s most urgent environmental, urban infrastructural, and socio-ethical problems. In this book, Soleri’s most recent philosophical-architectural ideas are distilled into a concentrated overview that is more accessible to the general reader than his previous books.


  14. Sustainable Design

    Sustainable Design A Critical Guide for Architects and Interior, Lighting, and Environmental Designers Princeton Architectural Press

    By David Bergman

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    Written for students and practitioners in the fields of architecture and interior design, our new Architecture BriefSustainable Design provides a concise overview of all the techniques available for reducing the energy footprint ofstructures and space...


  15. Alcatraz

    Alcatraz History and Design of a Landmark

    By Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel

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    Shrouded in mystery and rich with history, Alcatraz draws over a million visitors each year. This enlightening volume provides the first complete history of Alcatraz told through its architecture.


  16. Writing about Architecture

    Writing about Architecture Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities

    Alexandra Lange

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    Writing About Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities, the latest addition to the Architecture Briefs series, is a handbook on how to write effectively and critically about the contemporary city.


  17. Reading Architecture

    Reading Architecture A Visual Lexicon

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    This innovative and unique book is a visual guide to the buildings that surround us, naming all the visible architectural features. Unlike other architectural dictionaries, the reader doesn't have to know the name before looking it up. Clear line drawings and extensive color photographs illustrate each of the main building types, from forts to churches, stately homes to skyscrapers.


  18. Wandering the Garden of Technology and Passion

    Wandering the Garden of Technology and Passion John Marx Architect Princeton Architectural Press

    By Pierluigi Serraino,Introduction by Chris I. Yessios

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    John Marx is of the generation of design architects who witnessed their pencils morph into mouses and their drafting tables into computer desktops. Throughout this transition, he has maintained a remarkable aesthetic consistency in his architectural proje...


  19. Making a Case

    Making a Case 306090, Volume 14

    Emily Abruzzo, Gerald Bodziak, Jonathan D. Solomon

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    Making a Case focuses on contemporary housing in the United States and the future of the American home.


  20. Cartographies of Time

    Cartographies of Time

    Daniel Rosenberg and Anthony Grafton

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    What does history look like? How do you draw time? Cartographies of Time is the first history of the timeline, written engagingly and with incredible visuals.


  21. Continuum: Farrells 2001-2011

    Continuum: Farrells 2001-2011 Work of the London and Hong Kong Offices

    Terry Farrell

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    Terry Farrell is one of the world's leading urban designers and one of Britain’s foremost architects. He has worked on high-profile building schemes and masterplans in cities as diverse as Seattle, London and Seoul.


  22. Material Strategies

    Material Strategies Innovative Applications in Architecture

    By Blaine Brownell

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    Blaine Brownell's best-selling Transmaterial series has introduced designers to hundreds of emergent materials that have the potential to transform our built environment. In our new Architecture Brief, Material Strategies, Brownell shows architects how creative applications of these materials achieve such transformations. Chapters based on fundamental material categories examine historical precedents, current opportunities, and future environmental challenges. Case studies featuring detailed illustrations showcase pioneering buildings from today's most forward-thinking architectural firms.


  23. No Nails, No Lumber

    No Nails, No Lumber The Bubble Houses of Wallace Neff

    By Jeffrey Head

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    Imagine a house constructed in less than forty-eight hours, without using lumber or nails, that is more resistant to fire, earthquakes, and hurricanes than any traditionally built structure. This may sound like the latest development in prefab housing or green architecture, but the design dates back to 1941 when architect Wallace Neff (1895–1982) developed Airform construction as a solution to the global housing crisis. Best known for his elegant Spanish Colonial–revival estates in Southern California, Neff had a private passion for his dome-shaped "bubble houses" made of reinforced concrete cast in position over an inflatable balloon. No Nails, No Lumber shows the beauty and versatility of Neff 's design in new and vintage photography, previously unpublished illustrations, and archival material and ephemera.


  24. Pamphlet Architecture 32

    Pamphlet Architecture 32 Resilience

    By James A. Craig and Matt Ozga-Lawn

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    Winner of the Pamphlet Architecture 32 competition.


  25. Inside Prefab

    Inside Prefab The Ready-made Interior

    Deborah Schneiderman

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    Prefabricated interior design elements have been employed throughout the world for centuries, yet they have rarely been the topic of discussion. This book ventures to close this gap, offering a history of prefabricated interior design, followed by twenty-four contemporary case studies. Examples are richly illustrated and range from interior walls, kitchens, bathrooms, furniture, and offices to complete prefabricated house interiors.


  26. The Architectural Detail

    The Architectural Detail Princeton Architectural Press

    By Edward R. Ford

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    The Architectural Detail is author Edward R. Ford's life's work, and this may be his most important book to date. Ford walks the reader through five widely accepted (and wildly different) definitions of detail, in an attemptto find, once and fo...


  27. After Taste

    After Taste Expanded Practice in Interior Design

    By Kent Kleinman, Joanna Merwood-Salisbury, Lois Weinthal, ed.

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    AfterTaste: Expanded Practices in Interior Design is an edited volume comprising texts, interviews and portfolios that collectively document new theories and emerging critical practices in the field of interior design. The material is informed by, but not limited to, the annual AfterTaste symposia hosted by Parsons The New School of Design.


  28. Old Buildings, New Designs

    Old Buildings, New Designs Architectural Transformations

    By Charles Bloszies

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    Increasingly, architects are hired to design new work for existing structures. Whether for reasons of preservation, sustainability, or cost-effectiveness, the movement to reuse buildings presents a variety of design challenges and opportunities. Old Buildings, New Designs is an Architecture Brief devoted to working within a given architectural fabric—from the technical issues that arise from aging construction to the controversy generated by the various project stakeholders to the unique aesthetic possibilities created through the juxtaposition of old and new.


  29. The Nature of Place

    The Nature of Place A Search for Authenticity

    By Avi Friedman

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    The book is about a search for good places authentic ones and wondering about the disappearance of others. While visiting sixteen unique spots around the world, Friedman wondered what made strolling through, sitting in, dining at, or simply being there memorable.


  30. Toward a New Interior

    Toward a New Interior An Anthology of Interior Design Theory

    By Lois Weinthal

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    Interior design, as a relatively young discipline within the academic world of design, has historically been interpreted as an extension of other fine arts. Narratives exist, but they all too often treat interior design as a function of architecture or display rather than experience. An independent interior design theory is virtually nonexistent. Professor Lois Weinthal envisions a future where interior design is treated with parity to architecture and industrial design, a future with a new interior.


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