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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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100 Ideas that Changed Architecture

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..

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150 Best Cottage and Cabin Ideas

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..

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150 Best New Cottage and Cabin Ideas

Create a cozy getaway with this fabulous compendium in the highly successful 150 Best series, packed with images, ideas, inspiration, and information on the latest trends in small space design. 1..

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150 Best of the Best House Ideas

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..

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150 New Best of the Best House Ideas

Discover the best of the best in house design with this comprehensive guide in the highly successful 150 Best series, featuring hundreds of inspiring color and black-and-white photographs. 150 Ne..

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30-Second Architecture: The 50 Most Signicant Principles and Styles in Architecture, each Explained in Half a Minute

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..

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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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Apartment House


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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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Architects at Home

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..

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Architects Pencil Set, An

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 ..

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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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Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

The Brutalist aesthetic is enjoying a renaissance - and this book documents Brutalism as never before. In the most wide-ranging investigation ever undertaken into one of architecture's most powerful m..

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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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BRANZ House Building Guide (3rd ed)

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..

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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..

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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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Build Over There: Understanding the Government's Role in Shaping Our Cities

In an age of virtual communication, globalisation and technological advance, does the issue of where we build, or not build, really matter? Described as a code that is to the city what an operating sy..

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Building Small: Sustainable Designs for Tiny Houses & Backyard Buildings

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..

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Building Your Tiny House Dream: Create and Build a Tiny House with Your Own Hands

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..

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Cabin Porn: Inside

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..

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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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Cabins: Hidden Places, Stylish Spaces

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..

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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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City House, Country House

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..

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City Living: Apartments, Lofts, Studios, and Townhouses

An accessible architecture and interiors title in a format and series that appeals to a broad audience. Price point, format, contents and range of subjects are very much in keeping with earlier succes..

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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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Container Atlas (Updated & Extended version):  Practical Guide to Container Architecture

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 ..

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Country Living Tiny Homes: Living Big in Small Spaces

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..

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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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Designing Disorder: Experiments and Disruptions in the City

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..

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Designing for Disaster: Domestic Architecture in the Era of Climate Change

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..

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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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Eco House Plans


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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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