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Kevin McCloud's Principles of Home : Making a Place to Live

New, practical paperback edition of the landmark design manifesto from the UK's favourite design guru. In this inspirational yet also practical paperback Kevin explores all areas of domestic living, ..

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Key Modern Architects: 50 Short Histories of Modern Architecture

Key Modern Architects provides an accessible and thought-provoking introduction to the work of the most significant architects of the modern era. Fifty short chapters introduce fifty key architects, ..

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Landscape Design

Landscape Design examines innovations and inventiveness in current landscape architecture. The book features a variety of projects from around the world including: commercial properties, private resid..

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Language of Cities

The director of the Design Museum defines the greatest artefact of all time: the cityWe live in a world that is now predominantly urban. So how do we define the city as it evolves in the twenty-first ..

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Space age architecture: Going back to the future with the visionary West Coast architectMichigan-born architect John Lautner (1911 1994) was behind some of the most striking and innovative architectur..

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Le Corbusier

Born Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, Le Corbusier (1887-1965) adopted his famous pseudonym after publishing his ideas in the review L'Esprit Nouveau in 1920. The few buildings he was able to design during ..

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Le Corbusier Le Grand

A spectacular visual biography of one of the greatest architects of the 20th century...

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LEGO Architecture the Visual Guide

Iconic buildings re-imagined in LEGO[registered] bricks. LEGO[registered] Architecture: The Visual Guide is a stunning guide to the LEGO Architecture series and to the iconic buildings that inspired i..

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Lessons from Modernism: Environmental Design Considerations in 20th Century Architecture, 1925 - 1970

This valuable reference for today's green building movement""examines twentieth-century modern architecture, including buildings by Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer, through the lens of sustainability...

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Little House in the City

A change is taking place all across the country and especially on the West Coast, a shift led by the younger generations. People who in years past might have headed for the suburbs are instead moving ..

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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 Paradox : History of Urban Design Across Kainga, Towns & Cities in New Zealand

How can we develop better urban environments for New Zealanders? Is it a straightforward matter of better planning and applying more resources? Do we have to settle for second best? What of the lesson..

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Living in the Landscape

As urban life becomes increasingly more demanding, many people are choosing to build away from the city in a way that acknowledges and connects with the landscape. Living in the Landscape explores new..

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Living in the Landscape: Extraordinary Rural Homes in Australia and New Zealand
Living in Wood: Architecture & Interior Design

An important material for many centuries and used in countless diverse ways before being almost despised for a long time in the modern era, wood has now become a source of fascination and inspiration ..

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Loft Conversion Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide to Designing, Building and Managing a Loft Project

Loft conversions are a great way to add valuable living space to your home and significantly boost your property's value. But creating new rooms in your roof can mean making major structural alteratio..

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Long Live the Modern : NZ's New Architecture 1904-1984
Low Cost Architecture


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Lumitecture: Illuminating Interiors for Designers and Architects

Light makes an architectural space livable, shapes it and guides us within it. The role of light reaches well beyond practical needs and can create environments, emotions and spatial illusions. Today,..

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MAD Works: MAD Architects

The first complete overview of the most important contemporary architecture practice ever to have emerged from China The skylines of modern China are punctuated by architecture that amazes, inspires, ..

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Magma Sketchbook: Architecture

Artists have always relied on their sketchbooks. This was true for artists working within a fine art tradition and is just as true today in the age of Macs, digital cameras and computer-generated imag..

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Making Sense of Buddhist Art and Architecture

Making Sense of Buddhist Art & Architecture is designed to equip the cultural tourist and art student with the means to interpret each painting, building, or artifact in terms of the iconography and s..

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Making Sense of Christian Art and Architecture

Making Sense of Christian Art & Architecture is designed to equip the cultural tourist and art student with the means to interpret each painting, building, or artifact in terms of the iconography and ..

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Making Sense of Islamic Art and Architecture

Making Sense of Islamic Art & Architecture is designed to equip the cultural tourist and art student with the means to interpret each painting, building, or artifact in terms of the iconography and sy..

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Massive, Expressive, Sculptural: Brutalism Now and Then

Buildings designated brutalist in style were largely built in the 1960s and 1970s, exuding an aura of daring, uncom promising design today. It is the French term "brut", meaning raw or unrefined, th..

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Material Innovation: Architecture

This new volume in the Material Innovation series focuses on architecture, and features buildings that showcase the innovative use of a particular material. The book explores specific categories of ma..

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Materials for Architects and Builders 4E

A necessary purchase for level 1 and 2 undergraduates studying building/ construction materials modules, Materials for Architects and Builders provides an introduction to the broad range of materials ..

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Created by an assembly of leading designers, architects, and bloggers, these 57 unique and innovative designs will show you the limits of what is possible. All of the designs include beautiful full-co..

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Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA

A must-have guide to one of the most fertile regions for the development of Mid-Century Modern architecture This handbook - the first ever to focus on the architectural wonders of the West Coast of th..

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Mini Spaces for Living: 247 to 602 Sq Ft

With space at a premium, the majority of new housing is being constructed with significantly lower square footage than ever before. This has led developers to search for unique and innovative ways to ..

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Mobile Homes


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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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Modular Loft


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Mountain Modern: Contemporary Homes in High Places

This visual sourcebook of 25 modern interiors in a range of mountain settings features photographs by Richard Powers and text by interiors writer Dominic Bradbury. Organized into three sections - 'Cab..

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Movable Architecture: A Design Guide to Container Reuse

Focusing on the requirement for energy-efficient sustainable architecture with a small carbon footprint, this book explores the many ways in which containers can be renovated to create housing and mor..

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Mr Architecture + Decor

MR Architecture + Decor's work--which, true to its name, straddles the line between architecture and interior design--is driven by the belief that close collaborations with clients lead to personalise..

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My Cool Shed: An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Hideaways & Workspaces

Building on the success of My Cool Caravan and My Cool Campervan in 2010 and 2011, this follow-up book celebrates the humble and not so humble shed, from artists' studios to beach huts, and the divers..

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My Cool Treehouse: An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Treehouses

Treehouses have always been a symbol of imagination and adventure, but despite the traditional stereotype, treehouses are not just for children and children's stories. Well built and in the right spot..

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NanoHouse: Innovations for Small Dwellings

Drawing on the success of "XS" series, "Nano House" presents 43 examples of the most innovative, most ingenious and most responsible designs for small-scale (less than 75m2) houses set in a variety of..

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Nanotecture: Tiny Built Things

The most wide-ranging, comprehensive and inclusive book on small-scale architecture ever published An inspiring, surprising and fun collection of 300 works of small-scale architecture including demoun..

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New Cabin Homes


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New Eco House: Structure & Ideas


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New Ecological Home: Materials for Bioclimatic

Successful ecological architecture must take into account multiple factors within the construction process of a project, and the impact that construction will have during its life-cycle: from its plan..

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New History of Modern Architecture

In this engaging and thought-provoking book, Colin Davies subjects the canonical architecture of the twentieth century to a thorough reassessment. Rather than repeating the standard wisdom, Davies que..

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New Old House: Historic & Modern Architecture Combined

Old House, New Life presents 18 private historic homes, from North America to Europe, and traces the ingenious ways architects such as Allan Greenberg, Brian Messana and Toby O'Rorke, Lorcan O'Herlihy..

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New Small House

The trend toward smaller family sizes, smaller building lots, and smaller budgets is inspiring more and more people to build smaller, more environmentally and economically friendly homes. The New Smal..

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New Town Houses


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Nomadic Homes: Architecture on the Move

This illustrated volume, written and edited by Philip Jodidio contains some of the most remarkable examples of homes on the move. Starting with totally revamped Airstream mobile homes, and going on to..

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Nordic Light: Modern Scandinavian Architecture

This book celebrates established icons, newly discovered gems and contemporary masterworks that represent the highest expression of Scandinavian design and response to their environment. Fifty project..

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Not So Big House: A Blue Print for the Way We Really Live

This title offers an inspiration for homeowners and builders from a leading architect. "The Not So Big House" has sold over 500,000 copies since 1998. It features clear guidance that emphasises the us..

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Now We See Now: Architecture and Research by The Living

In the context of massive and accelerating change--in technology, science, climate, and society--the nature of architectural design is also evolving and coming to life in new ways. New York-based offi..

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