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Recovery from Disaster

by Ian Davis & David Alexander

<p>Disasters can dominate newspaper headlines and fill our TV screens with relief appeals, but the complex long-term challenge of recovery—providing shelter, rebuilding safe dwellings, restoring livelihoods and shattered lives—generally fails to

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Residential Interior Design

A Guide To Planning Spaces

by Maureen Mitton & Courtney Nystuen

<p><strong>A practical approach to planning residential spaces</strong></p> <p><em>Residential Interior Design:</em> <em>A Guide To Planning Spaces</em> is the industry-standard reference for all aspects of residential space planning, with a ...

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Routledge Revivals: Housing in Europe (1984)

by Martin Wynn

<p>First published in 1984, this book presents a survey of housing problems in various European countries and how individual states have responded.</p> <p>Each chapter begins by surveying the problem in each country since the Second World War, ...

ISBN: 9781351621410

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Routledge Revivals: The Politics of Urban Change (1979)

by David McKay & Andrew Cox

<p>First published in 1979, this book examines key planning policy areas such as land use planning, land values, housing and slum clearance, urban transport, industrial and regional economic location policies, and policies inner city policies to

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San Diego's Kensington

by Margaret McCann, Kiley Wallace & Alexandra Wallace

<p>The mid-city San Diego neighborhood of Kensington was conceived as a streetcar suburb. Composed of several subdivisions, the first was Kensington Park, mapped on April 8, 1910. The principals involved in developing Kensington were also ...

ISBN: 9781439663479

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Santa Clara County

by Rick Sprain

<p>Originally inhabited by the Ohlone, Santa Clara County was one of 27 counties created when California achieved statehood in September 1850. The first settlements began when Fr. Junípero Serra established the Mission Santa Clara de Asís in ...

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Secret Houses of the Cotswolds

by Jeremy Musson & Hugo Rittson Thomas

<p><em>Secret Houses of the Cotswolds</em> is a personal tour of twenty of the UK’s most beguiling houses in this much loved area of western England, defined by its distinctive honey-coloured stone, rolling hills, picturesque villages and the ...

ISBN: 9781781012413

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Shipping Container Homes: Learn How to Find, Design, and Build an Incredible Shipping Container Home

by Jack Rogers

<p data-version='1.1'>This guide tackles the modern and interesting topic of shipping container homes.  If you have ever considered building your own home from scratch, then you will want to become familiar with the concept, as shipping ...

ISBN: 9781386298175

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Spectacle of Property

The House in American Film

by John David Rhodes

<p>Much of our time at the movies is spent in other people’s homes. Cinema is, after all, often about everyday life. Spectacle of Property is the first book to address the question of the ubiquitous conjuncture of the moving image and its ...

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Temporary Cities

Resisting Transience in Arabia

by Yasser Elsheshtawy

<p>Are Arab Gulf cities, the likes of Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Doha, on their way to extinction? Is their fate obsolescence? Or, are they the model for our urban future? Can a city whose very existence is predicated on an imported labour force who ...

ISBN: 9780429855917

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The American Idea of Home

Conversations about Architecture and Design

by Bernard Friedman

"Home is an idea," Meghan Daum writes in her foreword, "a story we tell ourselves about who we are and who and what we want closest in our midst." In The American Idea of Home, documentary filmmaker Bernard Friedman interviews more than thirty ...

ISBN: 9781477312896

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The Coastal Cottage

by Ann Zimmerman & Scot Zimmerman

<p><em>Decidedly not your grandparents’ beach cottage . . .</em></p> <p><em>The Coastal Cottage</em> ushers you into summer with its quintessential exteriors and sunbathed interiors. Ann and Scot Zimmerman take the reader on tours of fourteen ...

ISBN: 9781423644132

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The Creative Cottage

by Steve Gross & Susan Daley

<p>Whether built by a 1770s French Huguenot or a 1940s American starlet, cottages capture hearts and imaginations for generations to come. Gross and Daley showcase the journeys of thirteen American homes and their owners—artists, ...

ISBN: 9781423638490

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The Modern A-Frame

by Ben Rahn

<p><em><strong>Midcentury spaces made new: A-Frame homes from rustic to ultra-modern, mountain retreats to seaside getaways.</strong></em></p> <p>The A-Frame home surged in popularity in the 1950s, and has captured the public’s imagination with

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The Perfect Tiny House

by ROB WOODWORKER

<p><strong>Tiny Houses<br /> <em>The Perfect Tiny House: The Best Proven Tips, Tricks &amp; Ideas to Live In Small House Yet Feeling Large</em></strong></p> <p>This book contains information to living perfectly in a tiny house. Here, you can ...

ISBN: 9781544000152

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The Poetics of Space

by Gaston Bachelard

<p><strong>A beloved multidisciplinary treatise comes to Penguin Classics</strong></p> <p>Since its initial publication in 1958, <em>The Poetics of Space</em> has been a muse to philosophers, architects, writers, psychologists, critics, and ...

ISBN: 9780698170438

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The Right to Die: A Reference Handbook

by Howard Ball

<p>In 1900, the average age at which people died in America was 47 years of age; the primary causes of death were tuberculosis and other respiratory illnesses. In the 21st century, as a result of better health care and working conditions as well

ISBN: 9781440843129

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Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climates

Traditional Dwellings in Iran

by Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

<p>With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how ...

ISBN: 9781315527116

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Tiny House Living: Steps And Strategies To Building Or Buying Your Own Dream Tiny Home

by Terrence Garnett

<p>Would you like to live mortgage free?<br /> Would you like to dramatically reduce your household bills?<br /> Would you like to live self sustainably?<br /> Would you like to live a life of adventure, creativity and freedom?</p> <p>If the

ISBN: 9781386422501

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Universal Design

by Albert Wilkerson

<p data-version="1.1">Whether you are designing your dream house from the ground up, planning a remodel or simply want to make some minor modifications around the house, incorporating universal design concepts will make your home more accessible

ISBN: 9781516362325

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