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Philosophy Of Interior Design

By: Abercrombie, Stanley

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9780064302968

ISBN: 0064302962

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Man's Struggle for Shelter in an Urbanizing World

By: Abrams, Charles

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 7965

ISBN: 7965

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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 1/5/2016

Seller ID: MT317

ISBN: MT317

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Production of Houses (Center for Environmental Structure Series)

By: Alexander, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 0195032233

ISBN: 0195032233

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As an innovative thinker about building and planning, Christopher Alexander has attracted a devoted following. His seminal books--The Timeless Way of Building, A Pattern Language, and The Oregon Experiment--defined a radical and fundamently new process of environmental design. Alexander now gives us the latest book in his series--a book that puts his theories to the test and shows what sort of production system can create the kind of environment he has envisioned. Th... View more info

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Architecture in Michigan: Revised and Enlarged Edition

By: Andrews, Wayne

Price: $7.50

Publisher: WAYNE STATE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 0814317197

ISBN: 0814317197

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Planning a pluralist city

By: Appleyard, Donald

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 37845662

ISBN: 37845662

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Barns of Wisconsin (Revised Edition) (Places Along the Way)

By: Apps, Jerry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOC PR:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780870204531

ISBN: 087020453X

Condition: USED


In this new edition of his classic book, award-winning author Jerry Apps shares a unique perspective on the great barns of rural Wisconsin. Digging deep as both an enthusiast and a farmer, Apps reaps a story of change: from the earliest pioneer structures to the low steel buildings of modern dairy farms, barns have adapted to meet the needs of each generation. They've housed wheat, tobacco, potatoes, and dairy cows, and they display the optimism, ingenuity, hard work, an... View more info

Architectural Record; Volume 1

By: Architectural Record

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9083567

ISBN: 9083567

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Works

By: Ascher, Kate

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 11/16/2013

Seller ID: 9781594200717

ISBN: 1594200718

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How much do you really know about the systems that keep a city alive? "The Works: Anatomy of a City" contains everything you ever wanted to know about what makes New York City run. When you flick on your light switch the light goes on--how? When you put out your garbage, where does it go? When you flush your toilet, what happens to the waste? How does water get from a reservoir in the mountains to your city faucet? How do flowers get to your corner store from Holland, or... View more info

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Works: Anatomy of a City

By: Ascher, Kate

Price: $9.50

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780143112709

ISBN: 0143112708

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Read Kate Ascher's posts on the Penguin Blog. A fascinating guided tour of the ways things work in a modern city Have you ever wondered how the water in your faucet gets there? Where your garbage goes? What the pipes under city streets do? How bananas from Ecuador get to your local market? Why radiators in apartment buildings clang? Using New York City as its point of reference, "The Works" takes readers down manholes and behind the scenes to explain exactly how... View more info

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Poetics of Space

By: Bachelard, Gaston

Price: $8.00

Publisher: BEACON: 7/25/2013

Seller ID: 9780807064733

ISBN: 0807064734

Condition: USED


Thirty years since its first publication in English, French philosopher Gaston Bachelard's "The Poetics of Space "one of the most appealing and lyrical explorations of home. Bachelard takes us on a journey, from cellar to attic, to show how our perceptions of houses and other shelters shape our thoughts, memories, and dreams. View more info

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Design of Cities: Revised Edition

By: Bacon, Edmund N.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 0140042369

ISBN: 0140042369

Condition: USED


"The major contemporary work on urban design . . . Splendidly presented, filled with thoughtful and brilliant intuitive insights." --The New Republic In a brilliant synthesis of words and pictures, Edmund N. Bacon relates historical examples to modern principles of urban planning. He vividly demonstrates how the work of great architects and planners of the past can influence subsequent development and be continued by later generations. By illuminating the historical b... View more info

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American House Styles: A Concise Guide

By: Baker, John Milnes

Price: $7.50

Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC:

Seller ID: 9780393323252

ISBN: 0393323250

Condition: USED


This unique book will allow readers to recognize the architectural features and style of virtually any house they encounter. View more info

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Universe of Stone

By: Ball, Philip

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 5/26/2010

Seller ID: 9780061154294

ISBN: 0061154296

Condition: USED


Chartres Cathedral, south of Paris, is revered as one of the most beautiful and profound works of art in the Western canon. But what did it mean to those who constructed it in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries? And why, during this time, did Europeans begin to build churches in a new style, at such immense height and with such glorious play of light, in the soaring manner we now call Gothic?Universe of Stone shows that the Gothic cathedrals encode a far-reaching... View more info

Elusive City (Icon Editions)

By: Barnett, Jonathan

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780064301558

ISBN: 0064301559

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Redesigning Cities: Principles, Practice, Implementation

By: Barnett, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 12/1/2016

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9781884829710

ISBN: 1884829716

Condition: USED


All too often, no one--neither the public, city officials, nor developers--is happy with the course of new development. But growing support for urban design and successful examples of redesigned cities are signs of positive change. In this book, Jonathan Barnett explains how design can reshape suburban growth patterns, revitalize older cities, and retrofit metropolitan areas where earlier development went wrong. He describes, in detail, specific techniques, materials, an... View more info

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For an Architecture of Reality

By: Benedikt, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: LUMEN BOOKS:

Seller ID: 0930829050

ISBN: 0930829050

Condition: USED


Michael Benedikt teaches, practices architecture, and writes in Austin, where he is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Texas. His second book, "Deconstructing the Kimbell" (0-930829-16-6), is also published by Lumen. "Benedikt has written a bold theoretical essay, with stirring cultural implications, that argues to restore the missing sense of reality to architecture and insists on 'the direct esthetic experience of the real.' . . . a timely manifesto. ... View more info

Winnetka Architecture

By: Benjamin, Susan

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 35689756

ISBN: 35689756

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Skyscrapers: Form and Function

By: Bennett, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 12/21/2011

Seller ID: 9780684803180

ISBN: 0684803186

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Holy Terrors: Gargoyles on Medieval Buildings

By: Benton, Janetta

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1/15/2012

Seller ID: 0789201828

ISBN: 0789201828

Condition: USED


The true gargoyle is a waterspout, an architectural necessity that medieval artisans transformed into functional fantasies. In clear, lively language, the introduction to Holy Terrors explains everything that is known about the history, construction, and purposes of these often rude and rowdy characters. The three chapters that follow are devoted to the gargoyles themselves, in human, animal, and grotesque form. Delving into their sometimes funny, sometimes mysterious me... View more info