An accessible primer to the most important architectural touchstones of our time by today's leading architects and teachers of architecture. For architecture aficionados and anyone interested in the b..
Domestic bliss: Innovative, intimate architecture from China to ChileDesigning private residences has its own very special challenges and nuances for the architect. The scale may be more modest than p..
Timberland: The wooden structures of the 21st century Not so very long ago, some might have considered wood a material of the past, long since replaced by more modern components such as concrete and s..
A fascinating insight into Britain's built heritage and the diverse housing styles of the twentieth and twenty-first century. This book showcases 100 houses - one from each year from 1914 - that repre..
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..
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 ..
2008 Silver Award Winner, Architecture Category, Independent Publisher Book Awards. and Winning entry, General Trade Illustrated Category, in the 2008 New England Book Show sponsored by Bookbuilders o..
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..
Filled with beautiful full-color photographs and detailed illustrations, an irresistible collection profiling 150 of the latest trends in contemporary loft design. The ultimate resource for designing..
A lavish, full-color guidebook showcasing the most up-to-date innovations and latest trends in efficient and successful small space design. Packed with detailed color photographs, comprehensive layou..
20th Century World Architecture portrays, for the first time, an overview of the finest built architecture from around the world completed between 1900 and 1999. The unprecedented global scope of this..
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..
Starting with the Renaissance, this accessible and lively survey takes readers around the world and through history, from Filippo Brunelleschi through Antoni Gaudi to Frank Gehry. Double-page spreads..
Every woman deserves a shed of her own, somewhere to retreat to for some quiet time, to create or grow, to write or paint, or just to contemplate the view. Gill Heriz has interviewed over 80 different..
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..
Allied Works Architecture: Dwelling is dedicated to the renowned firm s residential works, which are laboratories for experiments in form and building craft informing the firm s growing portfolio of l..
The next in our Spotter's Guide series reveals 120 of the world's great human constructions and where to find them, from cloud-piercing skyscrapers and ancient sites to classic buildings and contempor..
The American House is an outstanding and extensive collection of contemporary residential designs seen across the United States today. This book follows the incredibly successful and recently publishe..
Sheds are no longer neglected buildings at the end of the garden. As shown in this book, they have become an area of our home to be discovered by creative designers who see the garden as an extendable..
The treehouse in its most simple and fundamental form enables us to escape from the everyday pressures of modern life and feel closer to nature. It can also be an architectural wonder, showcasing the ..
As housing pressures continue unabated, singles, couples and families are finding innovative solutions in heritage buildings, purpose-built developments and spaces creatively fashioned out of disused ..
This informative and engaging book uses inventive and visually stunning infographics to take an unusual look at architecture in a way that would not be possible with words and images. Through a variet..
Following the success of Archidoodle, this new title focuses on the city. Filled with an array of beautiful and fun drawings, it poses 75 architectural challenges for the user: from building an underg..
The Pritzker Prize is the most prestigious international prize for architecture. Architect includes all 42 recipients of the Pritzker Prize, and captures in pictures and their own words their awe-insp..
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 , ..
In this hyper-compact, fully illustrated guide to architecture, Susie Hodge outlines the history and theory of architecture from the earliest structures to the cutting-edge concepts of the present day..
Many of the world s greatest buildings are made of wood, yet it is undervalued or ignored in histories of architecture. However, leading designers around the world are increasingly drawn to it to sati..
Architecture matters. To our cities, to our planet, to our personal lives. How we design and what we build has an impact that usually lasts for generations. The more we understand the importance of ar..
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..
Encompassing two thousand years of building history, The Architecture Reader includes 40 key texts from Alberti, Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Gropius, Venturi, Gehry, and many more. The writings addres..
Featuring 75 of the world's most influential architects, this book presents the story of 20th-century architecture through the fascinating personal stories and significant works that have shaped the f..
In architectural terms, the twentieth century can be largely summed up with two names: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson. Wright (1867-1959) began it with his romantic prairie style; Johnson (1906..
Architecture tells the story of the world's most incredible buildings, from the ancient world to the present day. Take a closer look at the beautiful details, principal elements, and decorative featu..
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..
During the past decade there has been a tremendous growth in daylighting analysis methods, allowing designers to meet ever higher standards. But in relying too heavily on these methods, there is a ris..
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..
Three quarters of a million people are in a plane somewhere right now. Many millions travel by air each day. For most of us, the experience of being in an airport is to be endured rather than apprecia..
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..
Evening lectures in a cold basement in 1917 mark the meagre beginnings of the University of Auckland's School of Architecture and Planning, now a highly rated and internationally competitive school. T..
Drawing on the author's personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this book offers an eyewitness perspective on the country's bitter conflict through the lens of architecture..
A complete celebration of Britain's favourite architectural show. Kevin McCloud is widely recognised as the leading commentator on modern architecture and design in Britain. He has built up this reput..
The Best of Grand Designs Australia is a selection of inspiring homes from Australia's best loved home design show, showcasing some of the most innovative and inspirational homes to feature through se..
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,..