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architect, verb.: The New Language of Building

Leading architect Reinier de Graaf punctures the myths behind the debates on what contemporary architecture is, with wit and devastating honesty. Architecture, it seems, has become too important to le..

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Architect: The evolving story of a profession

The architect's role is constantly adapting. Throughout history it has shifted significantly, shaped by social, cultural, technological and economic forces. The very definition of what an architect is..

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Architects at Home

This stunning revised and updated edition 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..

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Architecture: The Definitive Visual History

The definitive global visual history of architecture From ancient dwellings to modern high-tech skyscrapers, discover everything there is to know about the history of architecture around the worl..

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Building on Challenging Ground

Architecture in uneven terrains challenges conventions and invites us to rethink the relationship between the natural environment and human design. In this book, we explore the creations of various a..

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Classic Aotearoa : New Zealand Architecture Through A Photographers Eye

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Container Architecture: Modular Construction Marvels

Design reduced to the absolute essential - the shipping container. Invented in the 1950s by Malcom McLean, these plain steel boxes with corrugated profiles revolutionized the worldwide trade sector. T..

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Dacha: The Soviet Country Cottage

A 'dacha' is a country house, made of wood, used by Soviet citizens to escape the rigors of the city for rural idyll. Widespread in the countries of the former USSR, this important cultural and archit..

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Design Monograph: Perriand

A design monograph series on the most remarkable architects, designers, brands and design movements of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, each book contains a historical-critical essay discussi..

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Dreamhome: stories of art and shelter

Justin Paton is an award-winning and extensively published author and highly regarded art curator. In his evocative style and over the seven chapters, Paton investigates a place we all have a stake in..

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Earth, Sky & Water: Houses in the Nordic Style

Instantly calming houses in remote Scandinavian locations that will make you want to escape into nature. In a world of starchitects competing to design ever taller glass and steel megaliths, th..

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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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Glass Houses

An inspiring collection of 50 spectacular houses built almost entirely from glass Glass Houses presents 50 stunning architect designed homes that utilize glass to maximum effect. The intern..

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Glenn Murcutt: Unbuilt Works

Glenn Murcutt believes, 'Architecture is not about a material, it's about place-making. It's about prospect, refuge, climate, topography, flora, fauna, it is about making beautiful spaces that link wi..

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Gunyah, Goondie & Wurley: Aboriginal Architecture

Here is the definitive guide to Australian Indigenous architecture, comprehensively updated to showcase the flourishing Indigenous design practices reshaping Australia's architectural landscape. ..

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HomeGround: The Story of a Building that Changes Lives

A celebration of HomeGround, the Auckland City Mission's unique and visionary wrap-around social services complex, which opened in early 2022 after being a dream for over 20 years...

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Houses Natural/ Natural Houses

Architects have sought more and more to integrate residences into their settings minimally disturbing nature, with houses that float on the water or up in the trees. This book reveals 51 designs that ..

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Humanise: A Maker's Guide to Building Our World

In this manifesto for change, one of the world's preeminent designers explores how buildings and cities around the world lost their soul - and what we can do about it 'Humanise is a masterwork. I..

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Ian Strange: Disturbed Home

Disturbed Home is the first comprehensive survey of the artist's architectural interventions, including photographic and filmic interpretations of those structural works. Highlighting projects of the ..

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It's All in the Mix: Design Ideas for Living Well

From celebrated interior designer Dann Foley, this book-part coffee-table stunner, part how-to guide-shows how to blend design elements to create the spaces where you can live your best life. Known f..

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Land Art as Climate Action: Designing the 21st Century City Park: Land Art Generator Initiative, Mannheim

Land Art and Climate Action: Designing the 21st Century City Park highlights regenerative artworks that respond to this pivotal moment in human history and inspire viewers to embrace the beauty, abund..

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Last Futures: Nature, Technology and the End of Architecture

In the late 1960s the world was faced with impending disaster: the height of the Cold War, the end of oil, and the decline of great cities throughout the world. Out of this crisis came a new generatio..

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Living Big in a Tiny House: Exploring small-space design from New Zealand and around the world

This is a book about the big world of tiny houses. With housing affordability issues at an all-time high, the tiny house movement is rapidly growing as people downsize their homes in search of a bigge..

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Making Architecture: The work of John McAslan + Partners

The first survey in nearly two decades of the work of John McAslan + Partners. Making Architecture both provides an up-to-date account of the work of John McAslan + Partners, one of Britain's m..

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Making Space: A history of New Zealand women in architecture

Overlooked, underpaid, and often undermined, New Zealand women architects have faced decades of struggle to maintain a position in a male-dominated profession yet their work has been both important an..

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Never Too Small: Reimagining small space living

What does the future of urban living look like? Joel Beath and Elizabeth Price explore this question drawing inspiration from a diverse collection of apartment designs, all smaller than 50m2/54..

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Never Too Small: Vol. 2: Reinventing Small Space Living

Following the success of their first book, the second volume of Never Too Small showcases 30 new and outstanding homes from around the world that explore small space living. Framed by five small-..

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New Shelters: Sustainable Buildings Systems

Sustainable Architecture or Bio-construction. Living as close as possible to a green or natural area is highly recommended for mental health. Good architecture is considered to be that which blends in..

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Off the Grid: Houses for Escape Across North America

A showcase of over forty of the most exciting and unique off-grid houses in North America, across a wide variety of wild and remote landscapes. Living off the grid has become increasingly desira..

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Second Home

A beautifully illustrated photography book showcasing second homes that answer today's aesthetic, functional, and ecological demands while highlighting the uniqueness of its location. On a remote isl..

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Shifting Foundations: Post-quake architecture of Otautahi Christchurch

Following the 2010-11 earthquakes and their aftermath, Christchurch's built fabric was irrevocably changed and the history of its architecture disrupted. Familiar landmarks vanished, whole swathes of ..

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Small Holiday Houses: Designer Hideaways Across New Zealand

Twenty inspiring New Zealand holiday houses tucked away in spectacular surroundings. Thoughtfully designed holiday homes in a variety of beautiful locations around New Zealand, from coast to bush..

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Sustainable Buildings: Environmental Awareness in Architecture

Buildings from all over the world using the latest developments, innovations and achievements of eco-friendly architecture. Climate change and environmental pollution, rising energy prices and dw..

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Te Pae : The Place Where We Meet

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The Architecture Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

An accessible guide to the most important ideas and developments in the history of architecture, and the people behind them Discover the key architectural concepts behind the world's most incredi..

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The Classical Language of Architecture

A revised and updated edition of Sir John Summerson's classic book. Derived from the principles of Greek and Roman architecture in antiquity, the classical style has long dominated the history o..

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The Futureproof Home: Design for Conscious Living

Step into these hyper-functional and agile homes that are facing our uncertain future head-on with an all-inclusive consciousness. Take a moment to reflect on your domestic situation since 2020 a..

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The House Romantic: Curating Memorable Interiors for a Meaningful Life

Haskell Harris, founding style director at Garden & Gun, explores what makes a personal and meaningful home, revealing how designers and creatives authentically style their spaces, drawing inspiration..

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The Japanese House Since 1945

The definitive overview of and ultimate resource on the iconic architect-designed houses built in Japan from 1945 to the present. Imagine a terraced house whose courtyard separates the kitchen f..

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The Local Project: Book 10

Showcasing the very best of architecture and design from Australia and New Zealand, The Local Project: 10 is a stunning collection of homes from some of the most renown architects practicing today. ..

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The Royal Palaces: Secrets and Scandals

Royal expert and TV historian Kate Williams opens the doors to 30 palaces, castles and houses that have been connected with the British royals over the centuries. Well known for her expert insights in..

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Tropicality: Houses by Andra Matin

The first monograph from Indonesia's most celebrated and exciting architect, showcasing a selection of his best residential projects, including his own astonishing home. Tropicality: Houses by A..

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Universal Principles of Architecture: 100 Architectural Archetypes, Methods, Conditions, Relationships, and Imaginaries: Volume 7

Universal Principles of Architecture illustrates in 100 concepts the importance, possibilities, challenges, and roles that architecture plays in shaping the world. Divided into Archetypes, Methods, Co..

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