If there's not a nomadic revolution going on today, there's certainly a nomadic movement. In the last few years, either for reasons of practicality (high costs of rent or mortgages), change in lifestyle, or the search for adventure, people are customizing all sorts of vehicles for travel.
- An inspiring look into the possibilities of living more sustainably using new designs, modern technology, and ingenious methods defining the future home- Provides in-depth analysis of different challenges and how designers have responded- Illustrated in full color, Future Homes examines nearly 30 projects from across the globe that have devised a new method of thinking about residential homes- A
This revised edition of Grospierre’s celebrated tour of modernist architecture has been expanded beyond Europe and North America to a truly global reach, featuring buildings in Southeast Asia, Australia, Africa and South America.
Midcentury modernism meets Japanese design in three revolutionary American buildings--the products of a unique, sustained, cross-cultural collaboration
“A smart and accessible cultural history.”—Los Angeles Times
“A fantastic examination of what became the mall … envision[ing] a more meaningful public afterlife for our shopping centers.”—Vulture
- A carefully curated selection of modern cottage and cabin designs from across Canada- Stunning contemporary retreats set amid the beautiful Canadian landscape- Illustrated in full color, this book contains 30 projects from renowned Canadian design firms- Embraces and celebrates the idea of the Canadian cottage as a vacation retreatIt's long been a Canadian tradition to "head to the cottage" for
This carefully curated catalog celebrates the rich detail in the work of Aino, Elissa, and Alvar Aalto. Every support, railing, and handle is the result of intensive formal and functional research. The authors document 50 Aalto buildings - some well-known and others less so - and arrange their photographs by component into 20 chapters.
Bocconi University in Milan is Italy’s most important university for economic education and one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
For Those Who Learn And Those Who Teach
The book is a guide for students and teachers to understand the need for, the role of and the methods and techniques of freehand analytical sketching in architecture. The presentation focuses on drawing as an approach to and phase of architectural design.
Today's China is experiencing massive urban growth: new towns are built,
extensive suburbanization processes occur in many regions, and
agricultural spaces are radically altered by the construction of new
rural settlements. This publication considers these processes for the
Central Plains of China, the previously mostly agricultural region