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Hand Hewn: The Traditions, Tools, and Enduring Beauty of Timber Framing Cover Image
$37.00
ISBN: 9781635860009
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - October 15th, 2019

Hand Hewn is a gorgeous celebration of the traditions and artistry of timber-frame building, a 7,000-year-old craft that holds an enduring attraction for its simple elegance and resilience. Internationally renowned timber-frame architect and craftsman Jack A.


Designing for Disaster: Domestic Architecture in the Era of Climate Change Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9780764357848
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - September 28th, 2019

The climate is changing, and so must domestic architecture. Premium materials--brick, stone, wood--and timeless design used to be the key to building homes that would last for generations. But a warming planet, coupled with severe weather events, has changed the equation and raised the stakes, sometimes literally.


Megalith: Studies in Stone (Wooden Books) Cover Image
By Various
$22.00
ISBN: 9781635573152
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 8th, 2019

Following the success of Quadrivium, Sciencia, Designa, and Trivium in the acclaimed Wooden Books series, Megalith is a compendium of writings about stone structures throughout history.

How do you predict eclipses at Stonehenge? Why were stone monuments built where they are? What is the meaning of the designs in ancient rock art?


Architecture Inside-Out: Understanding How Buildings Work Cover Image
By John Zukowsky, Robbie Polley (Illustrator)
$17.98
ISBN: 9780789337009
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Published: Rizzoli Universe Promotional Books - September 10th, 2019

Fifty of the world’s most important buildings seen through specially commissioned isometric illustrations and detailed photographs and plans, providing the perfect introduction to architecture for students and anyone interested in buildings.


Magic in Stone: The Sylacauga Marble Story Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781588384041
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Published: NewSouth Books - November 5th, 2019

Sylacauga--Alabama's "Marble City"--is blessed with an abundant natural resource that nurtures both its economy and its cultural heritage.


Stone Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9780714879253
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Published: Phaidon Press - September 25th, 2019

Stone is a fascinating, fresh and insightful global tour of the world's oldest and most beautiful building material


Stay Overnight: Hospitality Design in Repurposed Spaces Cover Image
By Chris Uffelen (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$49.95
ISBN: 9783037682449
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Published: Braun Publishing - August 20th, 2019

The adaptive reuse approach is gaining ground also in the hotel industry. The careful and respectful handling of the building fabric is as important in this process as the creative extension. Converting old structures is a great way to offer an authentic experience for guests, while also conserving land, reducing urban sprawl and preserving the originality of historic buildings.


Digital Fabrications: Designer Stories for a Software-Based Planet Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781943532513
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Published: Applied Research & Design - November 26th, 2019

Digital Fabrications is a collection of essays and half-true stories about design software and hardware. Written from the perspective of architectural design, each piece expands on emerging trends, devices, foibles, and phenomena engendered by an increased reliance on interactions with interfaces in the discipline. The essays ask, how do we characterize our post-digital design labor?


Chinese Brutalism Today: Concrete and Avant-Garde Architecture Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781943532384
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Published: Oro Editions - November 26th, 2019

China is the largest consumer of cement and concrete in the world, the use of which has peaked in the first two decades of the twenty-first century. Used for the construction of extensive infrastructure and buildings, over the last twenty years renowned Chinese architects have been working in and studying the constructive limits and spatial and superficial effects of exposed concrete.


Structural Steel Design Cover Image
$99.95
ISBN: 9781683923671
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Published: Mercury Learning & Information - January 30th, 2020

Structural Steel Design, Third Edition is a simple, practical, and concise guide to structural steel design - using the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) and the Allowable Strength Design (ASD) methods -- that equips the reader with the necessary skills for designing real-world structures.


Wood Urbanism: From the Molecular to the Territorial Cover Image
By Daniel Ibanez (Editor), Jane Hutton (Editor), Kiel Moe (Editor)
$54.95
ISBN: 9781945150814
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Published: Actar - January 14th, 2020

Wood holds a unique and timely lessons for urbanization, yet it remains inadequately characterized in architecture, landscape architecture, and urbanism.


Operative Mapping: The Use of Maps as a Design Tool Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9781948765077
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Published: Actar - March 3rd, 2020

Operative Mapping investigates the use of maps as a design tool, providing insight with the potential to benefit education and practice in the design disciplines.


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