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Cool Is Everywhere: New and Adaptive Design Across America Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781419738227
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Published: Abrams - June 2nd, 2020

Equal parts design inspiration and travelogue, this book highlights the rapidly growing adaptive reuse movement
 
Cool Is Everywhere is a photographic survey of the adaptive reuse design movement in America’s coolest cities.


The New Farm: Contemporary Rural Architecture Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781616898144
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - May 12th, 2020

Recent generations of farmers have reinvented the family farm and its traditions, embracing organic practices and sustainability and, along with them, a bold new use of modern architecture. The New Farm profiles sixteen contemporary farms around the globe, accompanied by plans and colorful images that highlight the connections among family, food, design, terrain, and heritage.


A-frame Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781616899059
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - May 12th, 2020

The heyday of the national A-frame craze saw tens of thousands of these easy and affordable structures built as vacation homes, roadside restaurants, churches, and even pet stores. A-frame chronicles America's love affair with the A-frame, from postwar getaway to its recent revival among designers and DIYers.


Architecture of Shame Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9789814841993
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Published: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte L - May 7th, 2020

Do You Read Me?: Bookstores Around the World Cover Image
By Gestalten (Editor), Marianne Julia Strauss (Editor), Jürgen Boos (Preface by)
$60.00
ISBN: 9783899559941
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Published: Gestalten - June 9th, 2020

Lose yourself in the pages of this showcase of some of the most beautiful, innovative, and successful bookshops around the world. Bookshops are powerful places with the -freedom to deep-dive into their niche, from -cooking to cartoons, architecture to anarchy. - Do you read me? reconsiders the bookshop as a cornerstone of the community, where subcultures have the physical space to thrive.


Guide to Historic Artists' Homes & Studios Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781616897734
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - June 2nd, 2020

From the desert vistas of Georgia O'Keeffe's New Mexico ranch to Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner's Hamptons cottage, step into the homes and studios of illustrious American artists and witness creativity in the making.


Skyscraper Manual: From concepts to construction methods (Builders' Workshop Manual) Cover Image
$36.95
ISBN: 9781785211096
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Published: Haynes Publishing UK - July 28th, 2020

It’s hard to believe that the world's first skyscraper was built in 1885 – the ten-storey Home Insurance Building in Chicago. Little more than a century later the highest skyscraper is the 163-storey Burj Khalifa in Dubai, standing 828 metres tall.


Notre Dame Cathedral: Nine Centuries of History Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780271086224
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Published: Penn State University Press - March 15th, 2020

Since its construction, Notre Dame Cathedral has played a central role in French cultural identity. In the wake of the tragic fire of 2019, questions of how to restore the fabric of this quintessential French monument are once more at the forefront. This all-too-prescient book, first published in French in 2013, takes a central place in the conversation.


Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062996046
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - March 10th, 2020

One of the nation’s chief architecture critics reveals how the environments we build profoundly shape our feelings, memories, and well-being, and argues that we must harness this knowledge to construct a world better suited to human experience


Broken Glass: Mies van der Rohe, Edith Farnsworth, and the Fight Over a Modernist Masterpiece Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399592713
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Published: Random House - March 17th, 2020

The true story of the intimate relationship that gave birth to the Farnsworth House, a masterpiece of twentieth-century architecture—and disintegrated into a bitter feud over love, money, gender, and the very nature of art.


The Eiffel Tower Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781419744297
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - February 25th, 2020

The World as an Architectural Project Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780262043960
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Published: MIT Press - March 31st, 2020

Architects imagine the planet: fifty speculative world-scale projects from Patrick Geddes, Alison and Peter Smithson, Kiyonori Kikutake, Juan Navarro Baldeweg, Luc Deleu, and others.


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