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Now in paperback: the fully expanded, updated, and freshly designed second edition of the most comprehensive and widely acclaimed guide to domestic architecture: in print since its original publication in 1984, and acknowledged everywhere as the unmatched, essential guide to American houses.

New Nordic Houses Cover Image
ISBN: 9780500021552
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Published: Thames & Hudson - September 10th, 2019

Overflowing with stunning photography, this collection discovers the best contemporary houses across Scandinavia’s most beautiful and remote locations, designed by both emerging and established architects.

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Cabin Porn: Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere Cover Image
By Steven Leckart, Noah Kalina (By (photographer)), Zach Klein
ISBN: 9780316378215
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 29th, 2015

Rural escapes for those yearning for a simpler existence, by the creators of the wildly popular tumblr Cabin Porn.

The New Old House: Historic & Modern Architecture Combined Cover Image
By Marc Kristal, Gil Schafer III (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781419724046
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Published: Abrams - March 14th, 2017

The New Old House presents 18 private historic homes, from North America to Europe, and traces the ingenious ways architects have revitalized and refreshed them for a new generation.
Most of the renovations occurred in the last decade, but all of the homes have origins reaching back into the past, in some cases hundreds of years.

The Architecture Reference & Specification Book updated & revised: Everything Architects Need to Know Every Day Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631593796
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Published: Rockport Publishers - January 9th, 2018

The updated and revised edition of The Architecture Reference & Specification Bookcontains vital information that's essential to planning and executing architectural projects of all shapes and sizes, all in a format that is small enough to carry anywhere.

Off the Grid: Houses for Escape Cover Image
ISBN: 9780500021422
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Published: Thames & Hudson - March 19th, 2019

The ultimate escapist collection of environmentally sustainable houses, cabins, and retreats, this book circles the globe to find the best eco-architecture in the most stunning and remote locations. 

Santiago Calatrava: Drawing, Building, Reflecting Cover Image
ISBN: 9780500343418
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Published: Thames & Hudson - November 13th, 2018

Illustrated by the architect and in his own words, this memoir features drawings never seen outside Santiago Calatrava’s studio. 

Architectural Details: A Visual Guide to 5000 Years of Building Styles Cover Image
ISBN: 9781782401698
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Published: Ivy Press - September 15th, 2017

Do you know a Doric column when you see one? Of course. But what about an entablature, a hypostyle, a pylon, or a pagoda? Architectural Details uses beautifully engraved plates from the great works of architectural history to illustrate a show-and-tell journey round the architecture of civilizations east and west, from Ancient Egypt to the Industrial Revolution.

Antique New England Homes & Barns: History, Restoration, and Reinterpretation Cover Image
ISBN: 9780764353536
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - August 28th, 2017

There is something about antique homes and their hard-working barns that captures the imagination. Maybe it's their pleasing proportions, maybe they remind us of a simpler time, or maybe we sense that these venerable old survivors that were built when our country was young have seen it all.

Man-Made Wonders of the World Cover Image
By DK, Dan Cruickshank (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781465482525
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Published: DK - October 8th, 2019

Discover the most incredible man-made wonders, from Stonehenge to Burj Khalifa, with this unparalleled catalog of the most famous and intriguing buildings and monuments created by humans.

Man-Made Wonders of the World features a range of structures from buildings to monuments, statues, and bridges, including the Golden Gate Bridge and Hoover Dam.

Notre-Dame de Paris: History, Art, and Revival from 1163 to Tomorrow Cover Image
ISBN: 9781454938316
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Published: Sterling - October 1st, 2019

This stunning photographic ode to one of the world's most beloved treasures pays tribute to Notre-Dame--its place in history and in culture, and its rebirth--in the wake of the tragic fire that nearly destroyed it.

My Cool Shed: An Inspirational Guide to Stylish Hideaways and Workspaces Cover Image
ISBN: 9781911624172
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Published: Pavilion - November 15th, 2018

This beautifully packaged book celebrates the humble and not so humble shed—from artists' studios to beach huts, My Cool Shed outlines the diverse ways of these small spaces and the unique ways in which owners are styling them make this title a delight for anyone interested in design. My Cool Shed features 35 sheds, including small cabins, garden rooms,

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