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A Field Guide to American Houses

The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America's Domestic Architecture

by Virginia Savage McAlester

<p>For the house lover and the curious tourist, for the house buyer and the weekend stroller, for neighborhood preservation groups and for all who want to know more about their community -- here, at last, is a book that makes it both easy and ...

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Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africa

Lessons from Larabanga

by Michelle Apotsos

<p><em>Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africa</em> shows you the relationship between architecture and Islamic identity in West Africa. The book looks broadly across Muslim West Africa and takes an in-depth study of the village of ...

ISBN: 9781317275541

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Bali Living

Innovative Tropical Design

by Gianni Francione

<p><strong>This comprehensive interior design book showcases the best in Balinese architecture with over 280 photographs and insightful commentary.</strong></p> <p><em>Bali Living</em> showcases 21 cutting-edge tropical designs from a creative ...

ISBN: 9781462906161

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Beyond Utopia

Japanese Metabolism Architecture and the Birth of Mythopia

by Agnes Nyilas

<p>Megastructure proposals by the Japanese Metabolism group are commonly identified with the concept of utopia. Beyond this partial understanding, Agnes Nyilas suggests that rather than being merely utopian, the Megastructure of Metabolism ...

ISBN: 9781351677547

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Chicago Architecture and Design (3rd edition)

by Jay Pridmore, George A. Larson & Hedrich Blessing

<p>The birthplace of the skyscraper, Chicago is famous for an architectural tradition that has influenced building around the globe. It is the cradle of modern architecture. It gave rise to the urban office building and to the flowing, open ...

ISBN: 9781683354215

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Chinese Houses

The Architectural Heritage of a Nation

by Ronald G. Knapp

<p><strong>Winner of ForeWord Magazine's Architecture &quot;Book of the Year&quot; Award!</strong></p> <p>Exquisite examples of traditional dwellings are scattered throughout modern-day China. <em>Chinese Houses</em> focuses on 20 ...

ISBN: 9781462906680

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Complex Housing

Designing for Density

by Julia Williams Robinson

<p><em>Complex Housing</em> introduces an architectural type called complex housing, common to the Netherlands and found in other Northern European countries. Eight fully illustrated case studies show successful approaches to designing for ...

ISBN: 9781317275480

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Corn Palaces and Butter Queens

A History of Crop Art and Dairy Sculpture

by Pamela H. Simpson

<DIV><P>Teddy Roosevelt’s head sculpted from butter. The Liberty Bell replicated in oranges. The Sioux City Corn Palace of 1891 encased with corn, grains, and grasses and stretching for two city blocks—with a trolley line running down its ...

ISBN: 9781452938738

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Delirious New York

A Retroactive Manifesto for Manhattan

by Rem Koolhaas

<p>Since its original publication in 1978, <em>Delirious New York</em> has attained mythic status. Back in print in a newly designed edition, this influential cultural, architectural, and social history of New York is even more popular, selling ...

ISBN: 9781580934107

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Des Moines Architecture & Design

by Jay Pridmore

<p>Des Moines boasts a remarkable architectural portfolio rich in depth and quality. The town drew wide attention in the nineteenth century with structures like the Iowa State Capitol and the Terrace Hill mansion. Des Moines embraced the City ...

ISBN: 9781625854834

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Detroit: The Dream Is Now

The Design, Art, and Resurgence of an American City

by Michel Arnaud

<p><em>Detroit: The Dream Is Now</em> is a visual essay on the rebuilding and resurgence of the city of Detroit by photographer Michel Arnaud, co-author of <em>Design Brooklyn</em>. In recent years, much of the focus on Detroit has been on the ...

ISBN: 9781683350033

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Figures in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City

by Robert Arthur King

<p><strong>A delightful collection of quirky faces, figures, and creatures that adorn New York City buildings.</strong></p> <p>This gift-sized and attractively priced book for architecture buffs features more than two hundred imaginative ...

ISBN: 9780393712445

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Florence

A Walking Guide to Its Architecture

by Richard J. Goy

<p>Each year, millions of visitors travel to Florence to admire the architectural marvels of this famous Renaissance city. In this compact yet comprehensive volume, architect and architectural historian Richard J. Goy offers a convenient, ...

ISBN: 9780300219234

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Historic Charleston and the Lowcountry

by Steve Gross & Susan Daley

<p>In this elegant hardbound volume, photographers Steve Gross and Susan Daley take you on an intimate tour of some of the finest historic homes, gardens, churches, and plantations of the old city of Charleston and its surrounding Lowcountry. ...

ISBN: 9781423638520

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Historic Homes of Northeast Tennessee

by Robert Sorrell

The communities of northeast Tennessee are among the oldest settlements west of the Appalachian Mountains and the original 13 colonies. The cities of Bristol, Johnson City, and Kingsport and surrounding towns of Elizabethton, Erwin, Greeneville,

ISBN: 9781439657287

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Historic Unionville

A Village in the City

by George Duncan

<p><strong>A guided tour of historic Unionville, a little Ontario village bursting with historic buildings full of stories.</strong></p> <p>Unionville is a village in the city — an unexpected oasis where time seems to move a little more slowly ...

ISBN: 9781459731653

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Houses and Gardens of Kyoto

Revised with a new foreword by Matthew Stavros

by Thomas Daniell

<p><strong><em>Houses and Gardens of Kyoto</em> presents over 500 photos of the most excellent examples of traditional Japanese architecture from every significant historical period in this new edition of a favorite ...

ISBN: 9781462905904

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Japan Houses

Ideas for the 21st Century

by Marcia Iwatate

<p><strong>This Japanese architecture and design book is a wonderful source of new styles and ideas for those looking to add a distinctively Zen flair to their home.</strong></p> <p>Limited spaces, unlimited technology, a tradition of ...

ISBN: 9781462905942

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Japan Modern

New Ideas for Contemporary Living

by Michiko Rico Nose

<p><strong>This Japanese design book, featuring over 200 stunning photographs, captures the delightful, modern style of the Japanese home.</strong></p> <p>Japan has always intrigued the world with its deceptively simple blending of ...

ISBN: 9781462906666

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Karnataka's Rich Heritage - Art and Architecture

From Prehistoric Times to the Hoysala Period

by Lalit Chugh

You may have a lot of questions about the art and architecture of Karnataka. There may be queries about the various heritage touring circuits. You might like to understand what went into designing, planning and constructing monuments over a ...

ISBN: 9789352068258

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