2200 books (110 pages) in this category

Authentic Small Houses of the Twenties


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' ...

ISBN: 9780486254067

Binding: Paperback


Autobiography of an Idea


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 ...

ISBN: 9780486202815

Binding: Paperback


Autonomous Assembly

Designing for a New Era of Collective Construction

by Skylar Tibbits

<p>We are now on the brink of a new era in construction &ndash; 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 ...

ISBN: 9781119102359

Binding: Paperback


Avoiding and Resolving Disputes

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 ...

ISBN: 9781859466919

Binding: Paperback


Axes and Chainsaws: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A.13


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 ...

ISBN: 9780882661872

Binding: Paperback


Back to the Cabin: More Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway


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 ...

ISBN: 9781600855214

Binding: Hardback


Backyard Homestead


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 ...

ISBN: 9781603421386

Binding: Paperback


Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects


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

ISBN: 9781612120850

Binding: Paperback


Backyard Lumberjack


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, ...

ISBN: 9781580176347

Binding: Paperback


Bali Living

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 ...

ISBN: 9780804849265

Binding: Paperback


Bamboo Gridshells

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 ...

ISBN: 9781317635888

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Barber's Turn-of-the-Century Houses


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 ...

ISBN: 9780486465272

Binding: Paperback


Bare Architecture

A Schizoanalysis

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 ...

ISBN: 9781350015807

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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! ...

ISBN: 9780760349731

Binding: Hardback


Barns, Sheds and Outbuildings


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, ...

ISBN: 9780486451251

Binding: Paperback


Baroque Antiquity

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 ...

ISBN: 9781316710241

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Baroque Baroque

The Culture of Excess

by Stephen Calloway

ISBN: 9780714829852

Binding: Hardback


Baroque Baroque

The Culture of Excess

by Stephen Calloway

ISBN: 9780714838601

Binding: Paperback


Basic Perspective Drawing

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 ...

ISBN: 9781118134146

Binding: Paperback


Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality

by Professor Lorraine Farrelly

<p><em>Basics Architecture 02: Construction &amp; 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. ...

ISBN: 9781350034792

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