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by ROBERT T. JONES
The dream of owning a private home became a reality for many Americans in the prosperous years immediately following World War I. But not all prospective homeowners could easily afford the services of an architect, so the nonprofit Architects' ...
by LOUIS H. SULLIVAN
This autobiography is a fascinating look at the early creative years of the pioneering American architect and theorist called the "father of the skyscraper." Includes a wealth of projects, insights, and evaluations. The famous American ...
Designing for a New Era of Collective Construction
by Skylar Tibbits
<p>We are now on the brink of a new era in construction – that of autonomous assembly. For some time, the widespread adoption of robotic and digital fabrication technologies has made it possible for architects and academic researchers to ...
A Short Guide for Architects
by Bart Kavanagh
<P>Quick, concise and direct, this pocketbook outlines the essentials that every architect needs to know about construction disputes – from tips on avoiding them in the first place and informally negotiating issues as they arise, to how to go ...
by ROCKWELL STEPHENS
Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their ...
by DALE MULFINGER
Dale Mulfinger is widely acknowledged as the foremost expert on cabins in North America. His first book, The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway, has sold over 160,000 copies and has consistently been the leading book in the ...
by CARLEEN MADIGAN
On just a quarter-acre of land, you can produce fresh, organic food for a family of four ? year-round! This comprehensive guide to homesteading provides all the information you need to grow and preserve a sustainable harvest of grains and ...
by SPIKE CARLSEN
Gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love this compilation of 76 rustic DIY projects. Expert woodworker Spike Carlsen offers simple, fully illustrated instructions for everything from plant supports and clotheslines to a
by PHILBRICK / PHILBRICK
Whether you're splitting a cord of wood for your fireplace or managing acres of woodland, 'The Backyard Lumberjack' provides plenty of practical instruction and firsthand advice. Familiarize yourself with the proper equipment and safety gear, ...
Innovative Tropical Living
by Gianni Francione
<p>Bali, already well known as a major player in the tropical architecture and interior design world, is changing face again as new buildings grace the island. In this book the author-architect Gianni Francione continues a journey which began ...
by David Rockwood
<p>This highly illustrated text brings together two areas which have both grown in popularity in recent years: gridshells and bamboo.</p> <p>Bamboo is a fast-growing, naturally available, renewable resource which is quite strong and lends ...eBook
by GEORGE F. BARBER
At the turn of the twentieth century, George F. Barber ran a successful architectural firm. Today, surviving examples of Barber's signature designs are the pride of their communities. This architectural snapshot from 1901 features working floor ...
by Chris L. Smith
<p><em>Bare Architecture: a schizoanalysis</em>, is a poststructural exploration of the interface between architecture and the body. Chris L. Smith skilfully introduces and explains numerous concepts drawn from poststructural philosophy to ...eBook
Form and Function of an American Icon
by Susan Carol Hauser
Delve into the fascinating history of these iconic American structures. You'll never see barns the same way again! ...
by BYRON D. HALSTED
Accompanied by more than 250 illustrations, Halsted's environmentally sensitive manual was written with the farmer in mind - and during a time when a laborer earned a mere dollar a day. His barn-building theories extend to dog- and bird-houses, ...
Archaeological Imagination in Early Modern Europe
by Victor Plahte Tschudi
<p>Why were seventeenth-century antiquarians so spectacularly wrong? Even if they knew what ancient monuments looked like, they deliberately distorted the representation of them in print. Deciphering the printed reconstructions of Giacomo Lauro ...eBook
The Culture of Excess
by Stephen Calloway
The Culture of Excess
by Stephen Calloway
A Visual Approach
by John Montague
<p>The best-selling guide?now completely updated to include online tutorials!<br /> <br /> <i>Basic Perspective Drawing</i> introduces students, both those in formal design courses and self-learners, to the basic principles and techniques of ...
by Professor Lorraine Farrelly
<p><em>Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality</em> is an in-depth exploration of the key materials used in modern architecture. The book covers materials including stone and brick, concrete, timber, glass, steel and composites. ...eBook