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5-Minute Sketching: Architecture: Super-Quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings

Great drawings in just five minutes! Perfect for beginners. Professional architect and urban sketcher Liz Steel provides expert tips and inspiring sketches to help you learn to 'read' build..

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Apartment Living New Zealand

As housing pressures continue unabated, singles, couples and families are finding innovative solutions in heritage buildings, purpose-built developments and spaces creatively fashioned out of disused ..

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ArchiPop

Architecture and culture combine for a truly unique building experience! A complete kit guides you through building infinite "archipop" buildings representing pop culture's influence on how the world ..

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Architects Pencil Set, An

This striking colored pencil set from legendary architect Michael Graves's firm contains twenty-four colored pencils in his richly sophisticated palette. The textured box has a lift-off lid and pulls ..

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Architectural Drawing Course: The hand drawing techniques every architect should know
Architecture at the Heart of the Home

Increasingly, domestic architecture has sought to enhance everyday life by providing resonant settings that reflect the human need for comfort, safety and connection. A house has walls and ceilings, a..

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Architecture of Happiness

The Architecture of Happiness is Alain de Botton's exploration of the hidden links between buildings and our well being. In The Architecture of Happiness, bestselling author Alain de Botton explores o..

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Architecture of the World

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Architecture: A Visual History

An accessible guide to the most important and spectacular buildings on the planet, and the people behind them Explore the world's most incredible buildings, from the magnificent architecture o..

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Architizer: The World's Best Architecture Practices 2021

Celebrates winners of Architizer's inaugural A+Firm Awards with the work of the most outstanding contemporary architects. Architizer: The World's Best Architecture Practices accompanies Architizer's ..

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Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses, Classic format

A groundbreaking global survey of the finest mid-20th-century homes - in a great, new, classic edition. A fascinating collection of more than 400 of the world's most glamorous homes from more than 290..

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Auckland Architecture: A walking guide - Revised edition

In this handy pocket guide, brought up to date in 2021 with the inclusion of twelve new buildings, well-known architecture writer John Walsh teams up with architectural photographer Patrick Reynol..

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Beauty and the East: New Chinese Architecture

The transformation of China in the past three decades has been nothing short of spectacular. Now a cultural and economic player on the world stage, its rise has also given air to a new generation of a..

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Big Ideas for Small Houses

A look at a range of small houses around New Zealand, and the strategies the owners used to get a toehold in the tight housing market. From building a secondary dwelling on an existing family section,..

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Build a Skyscraper

Paul Farrell's stackable cards are fun for all the family. Glass, concrete, windows, walls, roofs and more - create your own inner city masterpiece. Each pack contains 64 cards (105 x 69 m..

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Building for Hope: Towards an Architecture of Belonging

Marwa al Sabouni was a little-known architect, living in battle-ravaged Homs, unable to practice her profession as the buildings and the lives around her and across Syria were reduced to rubble. Rathe..

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Building Small: Sustainable Designs for Tiny Houses & Backyard Buildings

Live large by building small! Do you daydream about downsizing your living space? Or perhaps you long for a more eco-friendly and sustainable way of life. The tiny house movement continues to gain pop..

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Cabin Fever: Enchanting Cabins, Shacks, and Hideaways

Nestled in thriving woodlands, overlooking bodies of water, or even exposed to the elements on a mountain's peak, architects are contending to create high-impact spaces on a small scale. Cabin Fever t..

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Cabin in the Mountains:  Norwegian Odyssey

The wooden holiday cabin, or hytte, is a staple of Norwegian life. Robert Ferguson, author of Scandinavians, explores the history and meaning of a national icon. The wooden holiday cabin, or hy..

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Cabin Porn: Inside

This new book delves deeper into the best-loved homes featured on the blog over the last ten years, offering close-ups of the stunning architecture and interior design that make them truly remarkable...

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Contemporary House India

This survey of over twenty examples of India's finest contemporary residential architecture gives exclusive, and often unprecedented, insight into private houses across the country built by an array o..

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Dragons & Pagodas:  Celebration of Chinoiserie

Chinoiserie is a term for Western art and design inspired by a largely invented vision of China. Marco Polo's sensational account of his visit to the exotic East in the thirteenth century sparked an i..

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Drama

A celebration of the work of contemporary architect David Rockwell, at the intersection of architecture and performance David Rockwell's fascination with theater has long informed his built..

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Eco Home: Smart Ideas for Sustainable New Zealand Homes

Everything you need to know to build, renovate or just live in an eco-friendly and sustainable way. With loads of inspirational photographs of New Zealand homes, this book is packed full of pra..

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Ecological Dwellings

This is a superbly illustrated source of inspiration for architects looking to create truly sustainable projects. Creating a truly sustainable architectural project is a hugely complicated, yet extrem..

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Eiffel Tower: Timeless Monument

The official book of the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower, one of the most famous monuments in the world At 1,063 feet (324 meters) high, the Tower is a symbol-of Paris and of France, and of..

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Evergreen Architecture: Overgrown Buldings and Greener Living

Nature and architecture have never been more intertwined. As more of the earth's surface is swallowed up by the built environment, architects are increasingly up to the task of integrating flora and g..

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Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater  2-Sided 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
Frank Lloyd Wright Memory Game

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Gaudi

From the towering Sagrada Familia to the shimmering, textured facade of Casa Batllo and the enchanting landscape of Park Guell, it's easy to see why Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926) gained the epithet "God's ..

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Hand Hewn: The Traditions, Tools and Enduring Beauty of Timber Framing

A gorgeous celebration of the artistry, design, and traditional craftsmanship of timber-frame buildings, from an internationally renowned architect and contemporary practitioner of the craft. Hand H..

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Homes For Our Time. Contemporary Houses around the World - 40th Anniversary Edition

Across small cottages and lavish villas, beach houses and forest refuges, discover the world's finest crop of new homes. This cutting-edge global digest features such talents as Shigeru Ban and Marcio..

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Homesteads: The story of New Zealand's grand country houses

A stunning tribute to the grand homes built by New Zealand's pioneering pastoralists, Homesteads shares a remarkable legacy of this country's rural heritage. These houses are among some of the country..

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Houses of the National Trust

This captivating book, fully revised and updated and featuring more NT houses than ever before, is a guide to some of the greatest architectural treasures of Britain, encompassing both interior and ex..

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Industrial Britain:  Architectural History

Industrial Britain details the history of industrial architecture in Britain by architectural historian and artist, Hubert Pragnell. A fascinating insight into Britain's industrial past as evide..

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Introducing Architectural Theory: Debating a Discipline

This is the most accessible architectural theory book that exists. Korydon Smith presents each common architectural subject -- such as tectonics, use, and site -- as though it were a conversation acro..

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Living Big in a Tiny House

Many of us dream of having a life free from rent, mortgages and utility bills and for some this dream is being achieved by living in a tiny house. Small, compact buildings offer an appealing way to li..

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Living in Nature: Contemporary Houses in the Natural World

An awe-inspiring collection of contemporary homes designed to foster a connection with the essential elements of landscape Living in Nature showcases a selection of architect-designed house..

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Living in the Mountains: Contemporary Houses in the Mountains

Whether snow-capped, rocky, or covered with verdant forest, the sublime wilderness of mountains has inspired humans for millennia. Offering respite from urban living and a profound connecti..

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Maori Meeting House: Introducing the Whare Whakairo

This all-new guide to the whare whakairo, or decorated Maori meeting house, covers every aspect of these treasures--their history and evolution, structure and art forms, and symbolism and cultural sig..

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Mid-Century Britain: Modern Architecture 1938-1963

Leading expert and passionate advocate of modern British architecture Elain Harwood gives the best overview of British architecture from 1938 to 1963 - midcentury buildings. Growing in popularity and ..

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MMXX: Two Decades of Architecture in Australia

MMXX tells the story of architecture in Australia in the first two decades of the 21st century. Shaped by unprecedented prosperity, urbanisation, uncertainty and internationalisation, the past two dec..

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Modern Architecture A-Z

Space shapers: An encyclopedia of modern architecture The architecture encyclopedia that puts the architects themselves in the spotlight. With more than 270 entries, this indispensable overview, now i..

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Musical Architects: Creating Tomorrow's Royal Academy of Music

The Royal Academy of Music is one of the most prestigious conservatoires in the world, training generations of eminent musicians for all parts of the profession. Its alumni include Henry Wood, John Ba..

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Off the Grid: Houses for Escape

Recent advances in technologies and home-generated renewable energy have made building away from urban and rural infrastructures more practical and affordable than ever. This survey of the world's mos..

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Phoenix: St. Paul's Cathedral And The Men Who Made Modern London

'A tour de force of biography, history, politics, philosophy and experimental science' ECONOMIST The remarkable and inspiring story of how London was transformed after the Great Fire of 166..

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Place of My Own : The Architecture of Daydreams

Michael Pollan's unmatched ability to draw lines of connection between our everyday experiences- whether eating, gardening, or building-and the natural world has been the basis for the popular success..

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Radical Architecture of the Future

Architectural practice today goes far beyond the design and construction of buildings the most exciting, forward-thinking architecture is also found in digital landscapes, art, apps, films, installa..

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Sean Godsell: Houses

Sean Godsell, an award-winning pioneer of `Australian bush minimalism', has established himself as an influence on the global architecture scene. This survey of his residential architecture features t..

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Secret Life of the Modern House: The Evolution of the Way We Live Now, The

Over the last century the way that we live at home has changed dramatically. Nothing short of a design revolution has transformed our houses and the spaces within them - moving from traditional patter..

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Secrets of LEGO (R) House: Design, Play, and Wonder in the Home of the Brick, The

This guide takes you on a tour of the "home of the brick," the official LEGO (R) House, so you can experience it for yourself at home! With photos, interviews, essays, and art from the LEGO arch..

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