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Restoring Your Historic House: The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners Cover Image
By Scott T. Hanson, David Clough (By (photographer))
$49.95
ISBN: 9780884484905
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - December 10th, 2019

How to accommodate contemporary life in a historic house.

This book does not repeat basic information that is readily available in many standard DIY books about carpentry, wiring, and plumbing. Rather, it shows how to adapt those DIY skills to the specialized needs of a historic house.


New York Then and Now (Then and Now®) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781911624769
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Published: Pavilion - October 15th, 2019

Pairing classic archive photos with their modern viewpoint, New York Then and Now shows the dramatic changes that have transformed the city that never sleeps.


Chipperfield Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9783836551816
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Published: Taschen - January 12th, 2016

From Berlin to Beirut, David Chipperfield (born 1953) aspires to an architecture founded on collaboration, ideas, and excellence. His buildings are intended as physically immediate spaces in which "a sort of ordinariness" becomes remarkable, and by which the individual structure coexists with broader concepts of city-building.


Classical Architecture and Monuments of Washington, D.C.: A History & Guide Cover Image
$37.99
ISBN: 9781540227997
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Published: History Press Library Editions - January 15th, 2018

Le Corbusier Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9783836560351
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Published: Taschen - November 23rd, 2015

Born Charles- douard Jeanneret, Le Corbusier (1887-1965) is widely acclaimed as the most influential architect of the 20th century. From private villas to mass social housing projects, his radical ideas, designs, and writings presented a whole-scale reinvention not only of individual structures, but of entire concepts of modern living.


100 Contemporary Wood Buildings Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9783836561563
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Published: Taschen - November 13th, 2017

Not so very long ago, some might have considered wood a material of the past, long since replaced by more modern components such as concrete and steel. The truth is radically different. Bolstered by new manufacturing techniques and ecological benefits, wood has seen a fabulous resurgence in contemporary construction.


A History of New York in 27 Buildings: The 400-Year Untold Story of an American Metropolis Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781620409800
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 22nd, 2019

From the urban affairs correspondent of the New York Times--the story of a city through twenty-seven structures that define it.


The World's Most Amazing Castles: Timeless Treasures Around the Globe Cover Image
By Erika Hueneke, Lady Carnarvon (Foreword by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781951274337
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Published: Centennial Books - July 21st, 2020

From Guinevere to Game of Thrones, from Dracula to Disney fairy tales, castles have captured the imagination of humankind for centuries. This exceptional bucket list travel guide takes the reader to the 100 most amazing castles across the globe, revealing their intriguing histories and must-see treasures. 

Explore the British Isles’ most storied palaces, the


Houses: Extraordinary Living Cover Image
$59.95
ISBN: 9780714878096
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Published: Phaidon Press - May 8th, 2019

The world's most innovative and influential architect-designed houses created since the early 20th century


Green Architecture Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9783836522205
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Published: Taschen - October 3rd, 2018

The most exciting new buildings today are almost all environmentally aware, sustainable, and conceived to consume less energy than ever before. Discover the best examples of green projects from the Architecture Now series in this handy Bibliotheca Universalis edition.


Yes Is More: An Archicomic on Architectural Evolution Cover Image
By Taschen (Editor)
$30.00
ISBN: 9783836520102
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Published: Taschen - December 3rd, 2009

Yes is More is the easily accessible but unremittingly radical manifesto of Copenhagen-based architectural practice Bjarke Ingels Group, or BIG.Unlike a typical architectural monograph, this book uses the comic book format to express its groundbreaking agenda for contemporary architecture.


Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781634502511
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Published: Skyhorse - February 9th, 2016

The true story behind one of the greatest masterpieces of all time.

You cannot stand underneath the masterwork that is the Sistine Chapel without considering the genius and painstaking work that went into its creation. Michelangelo Buonarroti never wanted to paint the Sistine Chapel, though.


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