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..
All the Buildings in Paris is a love letter to Paris, told through James Gulliver Hancock s unique and charming drawings of the city s diverse architectural styles and streetscapes. This unusual combi..
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..
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..
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..
"Brick takes a fresh look at one of the world's most popular and abundant building materials. Collating 180 fascinating and beautiful brick buildings from around the world, dating from 2100BC to the p..
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..
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..
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..
Many of us aspire to live the life of luxury by the sea. For the elite few, it's a fabulous reality soaking up their days in some of the world's most extravagant and lavish waterfront properties. Whet..
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..
Created by the team from Australia's much-loved Country Style, led by editor-in-chief Victoria Carey, this book is a celebration of the gorgeous rural homes and incredible characters who have filled t..
Architectural plans generally are beset by problems as the project develops. A prospective architect needs to learn how to critically assess and problem-solve any design issues. And to every problem t..
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..
Over the past sixteen years, during Dr Li Zhenyu's travels he has amassed a massive collection of aerial photographs of cities. They serve as an alternative way to read cities. This book contains 300+..
*A guide to Frank Lloyd Wright's finest example of 'Usonian' architecture, intended to bring quality design to everyday American families in the post-Depression era*Lavish photography and lucid text b..
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 ..
Window on the world. Travelling the world with an architect's eye. Architect Harry Seidler spent more than 50 years traveling the globe, extensively photographing the peak achievements in architecture..
During his campaign for the presidency, one of Donald Trump's signature promises was that hewould build a "great great wall" on the border between the US and Mexico, and Mexico wasgoing to pay for it...
In a continuously running stream of events, The History of Architecture pieces together humankind's building prowess from 10,000 BCE, when humans began creating basic shelters from twigs and leaves, t..
Featuring a collection of homes designed by the main contemporary Japanese architects, this indispensable volume explores the country s new architectural trends. This book demonstrates the ability of ..
Throughout history, houses have presented architects the world over with infinite opportunities to experiment with new methods and materials for domestic living. HOUSES: EXTRAORDINARY LIVING celebrate..
Tiny homes are all the rage these days, especially among young people new to the housing market, for people wanting a small dwelling as a second home or as a studio, and among singles and empty nester..