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100 Houses: Nature and Nurture

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..

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50 Buildings You Should Know

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..

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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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Architectural Drawing Course: The hand drawing techniques every architect should know
Architecture and Theology: The Art of Place

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 , ..

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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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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..

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Art Deco Architecture: The Interwar Period

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..

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Art of Japanese Architecture, The

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..

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Australia Modern: 15 Houses in Harmony with the Land

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..

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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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Bruce Rickard: A Life in Architecture

Bruce Rickard was one of the most significant Australian architects of the twentieth century. A key member of the Sydney School, his practice spanned 60 years and he produced some of the most no..

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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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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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Cabin Porn: Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere

'Addictive ...a charter for wistfulness' Observer 'An enchanting rabbit hole of handmade houses' The New York Times 'The Bible of pared back, natural living' Der Spiegel 'Take a deep breath and let..

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Central Park, The

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..

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Christchurch Town Hall 1965-2019: A dream renewed, The

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..

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Cohousing for Life: A Practical and Personal Story of Earthsong Eco-Neighbourhood

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..

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Colosseum Book

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..

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Container & Prefab Housing

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..

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Cozy Cottage & Cabin Designs: 100 Cottages, Cabins, A Frames, Vacation Homes, and Apartment Garages

Ever dreamed of having your own cabin nestled in the woods? Now you can make it happen! This book will help you find the perfect efficient small home. Featuring 100 functional floor plans for ca..

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Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids

From building blocks to city blocks, an eye-opening exploration of how children's playthings and physical surroundings affect their development. Parents obsess over their children's playdates, ki..

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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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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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Great Great Wall, The

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...

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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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Homes in Japan

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 ..

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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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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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Lina Bo Bardi: Habitat

Lina Bo Bardi is regarded as one of the most important architects in Brazil's history. Beginning her career as a Modernist architect in Rome, Bo Bardi and her husband emigrated to Brazil following the..

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Living on Vacation: Contemporary Houses for Tranquil Living

Packed with the spirit of sanctuary, LIVING ON VACATION is an inspiring showcase of spaces used exclusively for retreat and rejuvenation; from sun-drenched private islands and peaceful lakeside cottag..

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Low Cost Houses

This title presents a superbly illustrated look at the latest trends and innovations in low-cost housing solutions. This visually stunning volume brings together some of the finest examples of innovat..

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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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It is an architectural concept as alluring as it is elusive, as futuristic as it is primordial. Megastructure is what it sounds like- a vastly scaled edifice that can contain potentially countless use..

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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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Notes from the Underworld: An Architectural Exploration

Since early times, humans have explored the space below their feet for different purposes: to flee persecution and war, to find protection from severe climates, to improve urban life - and more recent..

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Notre-Dame de Paris: History, Art, and Revival from 1163 to Tomorrow

With its spectacular rose windows, majestic spire, soaring vaults, twin bell towers, and massive pipe organ, the gothic cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris has long stood as a symbol of of that city. People..

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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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Off Grid Life

Bestselling Van Life author Foster Huntington shares his experiences - as well as others - living by his own rules in this aspirational book filled with awe-inspiring photographs of unique homes in un..

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Otago & Southland Heritage Houses

This book is a beautifully illustrated account of 76 heritage houses located in Otago and Southland. Fine pen and ink drawings by renowned artist Rodney Wells are complemented by Tessa Ward's text whi..

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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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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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Small Architecture

Saving space: Big ideas for small buildingsOver the years, talented architects have occasionally indulged themselves with the challenge of designing small but perfectly formed buildings. Today, with r..

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Small House Living Australia

Small House Living Australia features 21 small, inspiring Australian homes. Some are clever additions onto tight urban sites- others are tranquil weekenders in deep countryside - what all have in comm..

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Stanford White in Detail

Once proposed as the "Commissioner of Beauty" for New York City, Stanford White was a master of architecture, interior design, and ornament, fearlessly juxtaposing materials and objects from myriad cu..

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Structure As Architecture: A Source Book for Architects and Structural Engineers

Structure as Architecture presents a comprehensive analysis of the indispensable role of structure in architecture. An exploration, as well as a celebration, of structure, the book draws on a series o..

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Terrace House: Reimagined for the Australian Way of Life

With British precedents and working-class origins, the terrace house has a story of remarkable resilience.Today it is highly sought-after for its nostalgic charm and inner-city locale. A new generatio..

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