These days, the architect and designer are both tasked with the challenge of designing the 'perfect' new home, be it traditional or modern in style, and everything in between. This grand edition pulls..
This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped architecture. Entertainingly written by an expert on architecture, it provides a concise history of the subject, and offers a..
1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die is a visual testament to the world's greatest achievements in architecture. Comprehensive yet concise, each article includes essential information about the ..
Filled with hundreds of color photographs, this comprehensive handbook in the highly successful 150 Best design series showcases the latest in successful small house design from some of today's most d..
Packed with hundreds of pages of beautiful and inspirational color photographs of homes from around the world, a visually stunning resource and guide-part of the successful 150 Best series-featuring t..
The 50 most significant principles and styles in architecture, each explained in half a minute. The bestselling 30-Second series offers a new approach to learning about those subjects you feel you sho..
The fifty buildings presented here in chronological order represent the most compelling, intriguing, and awe-inspiring structures from all over the world. Along with the Pyramids of Cheops, the Parthe..
This stunning book takes you on a thrilling tour through the fascinating, eclectic and stylish abodes of some of the world's best-known architects. Not only do these pages offer a rare glimpse into ea..
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 ..
The dynamic relationship between art and theology continues to fascinateand tochallenge, especially when theology addresses art in all of its variety. In Architecture and Theology: The Art of Place , ..
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..
An introduction to architectural creation, the 95 precut cardboard elements in this book can be combined in an infinite variety of ways to build all sorts of fantastical structures. Follow the full-co..
Art Deco burst upon the world for a brief but unforgettable existence during the 1920s and 1930s. It embraced new media, such as the cinema and radio, as well as new forms of transport and the associ..
The Art of Japanese Architecture provides a unique overview of Japanese architecture in its historical and cultural context. The book begins with a discussion of early prehistoric dwellings and conclu..
A fascinating collection of more than 400 of the world's most glamorous homes, the ATLAS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN HOUSES showcases work by such icons as Marcel Breuer, Richard Neutra, Alvar Aalto, and Os..
Australia has wildly differing topographies and climates, and its best residential architecture draws on those site conditions in inventive ways. This book illustrates the strength of the country's sh..
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,..
This guide contains practical guidelines for good timber-framed house building, with hundreds of diagrams, easy to follow tables for quick reference and bullet points for easy reading. Informative ill..
Building bridges across rivers, canyons, straits and sea represents one of man's greatest endeavours. It has stretched human ingenuity, engineering and material technology to their utmost limits. Thei..
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..
You've decided you're ready to build and enjoy the benefits of a tiny house, but how? Combining the "why" with the "how to," Building Your Tiny House Dream will show you each and every step to constru..
A glorious celebration of one of New Zealand's most significant residential architectural styles. If you live in a house built before 1940, chances are it's a bungalow. It may be small and utilitarian..
Initially created by a group of friends as an online scrapbook, Cabin Porn became an international sensation following the publication of the first volume of photographs of hand-made homes in breath-t..
Filled with more than 35 inspiring, contemporary cabin designs. Each project provides sound construction details, design logic, and architectural expertise. A richly photographed design reference cove..
Drawing on the unparalleled collection of original designs for Central Park in the New York City Municipal Archives, Cynthia S. Brenwall tells the story of the creation of New York's great public park..
The 2019 re-opening of the Christchurch Town Hall is celebrated in this richly illustrated volume. Threatened with demolition following earthquake damage in 2011, the building has been renewed through..
The much anticipated follow-up to the bestselling Big House, Small House. City House, Country House explores 40 of New Zealand's most outstanding residential projects in locations ranging from intens..
In "Cohousing for Life", architect Robin Allison describes her journey from lonely mother of two in the suburbs to determined driver of the development of New Zealand's first cohousing community. It i..
Every year, millions of visitors enter the Colosseum, which represents a common heritage of human history and culture. Visiting it is still considered a sensational experience, a unique moment that ev..
The making of architectural projects made partly or totally from recycled freight containers is getting more and more common, and added to this, the need for a more sustainable construction is also be..
A reinvigoration of an architectural classic. Added projects provide insight into the ever-developing world of container architecture. An expanded reprint of a beloved tome, this book presents a wide ..
Many people are choosing to downsize to tiny houses that don't require huge mortgages or upkeep. Through inspiring photos, Country Living showcases a coast-to-coast collection of sustainable homes. Fr..
A manifesto for the Open City: vibrant, disordered, adaptable. In 1970 Richard Sennett published the ground breaking The Uses of Disorder, that the ideal of a planned and ordered city was flawed, like..
The climate is changing, and so must domestic architecture. Premium materialsabrick, stone, woodaand timeless design used to be the key to building homes that would last for generations. But a warming..
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..
Ferry and Brandon's Cost Planning of Buildings provides a comprehensive introduction to the practice and procedures of cost planning in the procurement of buildings. The eighth edition of this leadin..
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 ..
From a home created within an old electrical substation to another like a sprawling tent under canvas, from a home inspired by Japanese origami to another designed around a shipping container - these ..