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The Very Small Home: Japanese Ideas for Living Well in Limited Space
By Kodansha
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ean: 9781568364346, isbn: 9781568364346,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 160 reviews
The Very Small Home is an inspiring new book that surveys the creative design innovations of small houses in Japan. Eighteen recently built and unusual houses, from ultramodern to Japanese rustic, are presented in depth. Particular emphasis is given to what the author calls the ''big idea'' for each house—the thing that does the most to make the home feel more spacious than it actually is. Big ideas include ingenious sources of natural light, well thought-out loft spaces, snug but functional

Buckminster Fuller Inc.: Architecture in the Age of Radio
By Lars Muller
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mpn: 150, ean: 9783037784280, isbn: 3037784288,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 186 reviews
Bucky Inc. offers a deep exploration of Richard Buckminster Fuller’s work and thought to shed new light on the questions raised by our increasingly electronic world. It shows that Fuller’s entire career was a multi-dimensional reflection on the architecture of radio. He always insisted that the real site of architecture is the electromagnetic spectrum. His buildings were delicate mobile instruments for accessing the invisible universe of overlapping signals. Every detail was understood as a

New Romance: Contemporary Countrystyle Interiors
By Ingramcontent
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ean: 9783899556971, isbn: 3899556976,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
The raw charm of rustic farmhouses, the inviting ease of country homes: New Romance presents romantic interiors inspired by modernity. From country house to chalet, New Romance highlights the charm and grace of interiors. Soft classic tones and unfinished woods provide the look and feel of dreamy antiquity. Mudrooms and breezeways bring the bright airiness of rustic outdoor spaces within the walls of beautiful homes and residences. The classic lines and traditional textures nestled within a

Archival and Special Collections Facilities: Guidelines for Archivists, Librarians, Architects, and Engineers
By Brand: Society of American Archivists
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ean: 9780838910627, isbn: 0838910629,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Required reading for archivists, librarians, and the building professions planning a new or remodeled archival facility, this SAA-approved standard provides guidance on site evaluation, construction, environmental systems, fire protection, security, lighting, materials and finishes, equipment, and the functional spaces for an archival facility that meets the needs of staff and researchers and ensures the preservation of the collections.Used Book in Good Condition.

Oasis: Wellness, Spas and Relaxation
By S Ehmann
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mpn: 38062468, ean: 9783899554991, isbn: 389955499X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
In a busy world, finding a personal refuge has become increasingly important. Architects and interior designers are creating atmospheric spaces for relaxation, leisure, and wellness―places to let go, take it easy, chill out, and refocus. It is said that a healthy mind lives in a healthy body. The stunning selection of baths, spas, retreats, and other relaxing getaways featured in Oasis reveals where we can indulge both our bodies and minds simultaneously. Our desire for luxury, calm,

Portman's America: & Other Speculations
By Lars Müller
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ean: 9783037785324, isbn: 3037785322,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Portman’s America & Other Speculations takes an unconventional and speculative approach towards the understanding and future potentials of the work of one of the world’s most creative, controversial, daring, and prolific architects. Combining the talents of an architect, artist, and developer, John Portman was able to embark on a series of large-scale building projects―megastructures―that radically redefined the relationship of architecture to the city and its citizens. Portman’s own

Robert A. M. Stern Architects: Buildings and Projects 2010-2014
By The Monacelli Press
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mpn: 800, ean: 9781580934022, isbn: 9781580934022,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
History is the lens through which Robert A.M. Stern and his fifteen design partners envision an architecture for today. Robert A.M. Stern Architects: Buildings and Projects 2010–2014 is the seventh volume in a series that encompasses the breadth of the firm’s work since Stern’s earliest projects in the mid-1960s. Emphasizing the output of the office over the past five years, this volume covers the most globalized period of practice so far. Featuring profiles of well over 100 designs built

The Air from Other Planets: A Brief History of Architecture to Come
By Lars Muller
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mpn: 100, ean: 9783037783931, isbn: 3037783931,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 203 reviews
In The Air from Other Planets, Sean Lally introduces the reader to an architecture produced by designing the energy within our environment ( electromagnetic, thermodynamic, acoustic, and chemical ). This architecture exchanges the walls and shells we have assumed to be the only type of attainable architecture for a range of material energies that develops its own shapes, aesthetics, organizational systems, and social experiences. The book is a story in which energy emerges as more than

Steven Ehrlich Houses
By The Monacelli Press
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mpn: 9781580933063, ean: 9781580933063, isbn: 1580933068,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 232 reviews
Residential design forms the core of Steven Ehrlich's award-winning architectural practice. Sixteen houses are presented here, designs characterized by the fusion of powerful modernist forms with the cultural, climatic, and contextual particulars of place.   Ehrlich spent six years living, teaching, traveling, and studying indigenous vernacular architecture in North and West Africa. During that time he was immersed in the visceral power and raw beauty of “Architecture Without Architects”

Monte Burch's Pole Building Projects: Over 25 Low-Cost Plans
By Storey Publishing, LLC
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ean: 9780882668598, isbn: 0882668595,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
Whether you’re interested in building a simple wood shed or a two-car garage, a pole building can save you time and money. Stressing the versatility and practicality of pole building construction techniques, Monte Burch offers complete plans and clear step-by-step instructions for building more than 25 structures that include a barbecue shelter, grape arbor, and even a large hay barn. Easily adaptable to your specific needs and landscape, pole buildings require no foundation, limited grading,

Architecture in Words: Theatre, Language and the Sensuous Space of Architecture
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415394710, isbn: 0415394716,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
What if the house you are about to enter was built with the confessed purpose of seducing you, of creating various sensations destined to touch your soul and make you reflect on who you are? Could architecture have such power? This was the assumption of generations of architects at the beginning of modernity. Exploring the role of theatre and fiction in defining character in architecture, Louise Pelletier examines how architecture developed to express political and social intent. Applying this

Tiny Houses
By Rizzoli International Publications
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mpn: 9780847832033, ean: 9780847832033, isbn: 0847832031,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
With “McMansions” increasingly giving way to “tiny” houses, the desire to downsize and be more ecologically and economically prudent is a concept many are beginning to embrace. Focusing on dwelling spaces all under 1,000 square feet, TINY HOUSES (Rizzoli, April 2009) by Mimi Zeiger aims to challenge readers to take a look at their own homes and consider how much space they actively use. Ranging from tree houses to floating houses, TINY HOUSES features an international collection of over

Mosques: Splendors of Islam
By Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847860357, isbn: 0847860353,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 299 reviews
FOREWORD INDIES Book of the Year Awards — 2017 GOLD Winner for ArchitectureOne of the most important and authoritative books to celebrate mosque architecture and Islamic design, featuring many exquisite newly commissioned photographs.   This visually striking volume illustrates over sixty of the most venerated mosques from historic monuments such as the Great Mosque of Córdoba and Istanbul’s Süleymaniye Mosque to today’s most dynamic new designs exemplified by the Sancaklar Mosque.

Imagining the Goetheanum: An Architectural Exploration in the Language of Polar Logic
By Polar Press
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ean: 9780989262835, isbn: 0989262839,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
From the back cover: ''With both the poetry of insight and the analysis of observation, with impressive reach and sensitivity, in IMAGINING THE GOETHEANUM, the door to the building is opened slightly revealing a glimpse of the ''living intent'' of Rudolf Steiner's great architectural masterpiece.'' Angelica Moss, Architect. Rudolf Steiner: ''Our building had to be a twofold structure. Its forms express the polar nature of the human being.'' The relation between the human being and the

Rice's Language of Buildings
By Bloomsbury Publishing
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mpn: RLOB, ean: 9781408893784, isbn: 1408893789,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 162 reviews
A beautifully packaged, idiosyncratic introduction to British building styles, by the acclaimed illustrator and architectural enthusiast Matthew Rice.The Language of Buildings covers the grammar and vocabulary of British buildings, explaining the evolution of styles from Norman castles to Norman Foster. Its aim is to enable the reader to recognize, understand and date any British building. As Matthew Rice says, ''Once you can speak any language, conversation can begin, but without it

The Swedish Country House
By Brand: The Monacelli Press
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ean: 9781580932943, isbn: 9781580932943,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 186 reviews
Swedish country houses are one of Europe’s best-kept secrets. Little known outside Sweden and rarely published, they survive in surpris­ingly large numbers, often with their original furniture and decoration. Twenty of these remarkable and timeless houses are examined here in detail, ranging from royal palaces to farmhouses, all dating from the fifteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. In spite of being far from the centers of power and artistic influence, these houses reflect

Ranch Houses: Living the California Dream
By Rizzoli
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mpn: 9780847831821, ean: 9780847831821, isbn: 0847831825,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 196 reviews
With its archetypal open plan and reverence of indoor-outdoor living, the Ranch house is at the very heart of the California dream. When we picture California Ranch houses—the low-slung, informal dwellings that engulfed suburbs after World War II—we are thinking of just one part of a phenomenon that has its roots in early-nineteenth-century ranchos, and which continues today in houses that are startling and up-to-the-minute. Examples of the type have been called ranchos, ranchers, and

Classical Language of Architecture (World of Art)
By imusti
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ean: 9780500201770, isbn: 0500201773,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 186 reviews
Classical architecture is a visual ''language'' and like any other language has its own grammatical rules. Classical buildings as widely spaced in time as a Roman temple, an Italian Renaissance palace and a Regency house all show an awareness of these rules even if they vary them, break them or poetically contradict them. Sir Christopher Wren described them as the ''Latin'' of architecture and the analogy is almost exact. There is the difference, however, that whereas the learning of Latin is a

Building Better: Sustainable Architecture for Family Homes
By Gestalten
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mpn: illustrations (colour), ean: 9783899555127, isbn: 3899555120,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Sustainably built single-family homes don’t have to be ugly. In this book, architects and homeowners share their perspectives on the interplay between ecology and contemporary architecture. For anyone who is in the process of building or renovating a home, sustainability is a critical issue ―especially since energy is likely to remain costly for the foreseeable future. Choosing to use resources responsibly makes as much of a statement about a home as the selection of floor plans, building

Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Spirit in Byzantium
By Penn State University Press
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ean: 9780271077253, isbn: 0271077255,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Experiencing the resonant acoustics of the church of Hagia Sophia allowed the Byzantine participants in its liturgical rituals to be filled with the Spirit of God, and even to become his image on earth. Bissera Pentcheva’s vibrant analysis examines how these sung rites combined with the church’s architectural space to make Hagia Sophia a performative place of worship representative of Byzantine religious culture in all its sensory richness.Coupling digital acoustic models and video with a

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