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Architecture Inside-Out: Understanding How Buildings Work Cover Image
By John Zukowsky, Robbie Polley (Illustrator)
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.

Case Study Houses Cover Image
By Elizabeth A. T. Smith, Peter Gossel (Editor), Julius Shulman (Photographer)
ISBN: 9783836557498
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Published: Taschen - October 7th, 2019

The Case Study House program (1945-1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los Angeles area and oversaw the design of 36 prototype homes, sought to make available plans for modern residences that could be easily and cheaply constructed during the postwar building boom.

The Short Story of Architecture: A Pocket Guide to Key Styles, Buildings, Elements & Materials (Architectural History Introduction, A Guide to Architecture) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781786273703
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - October 1st, 2019

The Short Story of Architecture is a pocket book guide to key styles, buildings, elements and materials – a new and innovative guide to the subject of architecture that explores 50 key buildings, from the Great Pyramids to high–tech, sustainable skyscrapers.

Tiny Interiors: Compact Living Spaces Cover Image
By Lisa Baker (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
ISBN: 9783037682470
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Published: Braun Publishing - August 13th, 2019

The desire for as much space as possible on as little room as necessary is neither automatically connected to an alternative lifestyle nor is it a protest against our luxury-oriented society. Sometimes it simply makes life easier, more comfortable, and more economical.

Stay Overnight: Hospitality Design in Repurposed Spaces Cover Image
By Chris Uffelen (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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.

Architectural Theory Cover Image
By Taschen (Editor)
ISBN: 9783836557467
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Published: Taschen - May 31st, 2017

If you've ever wondered what goes through architects' minds when they design buildings, you'll be happy to know that there's no shortage of brilliant reading material to satisfy your curiosity. Wading through the archives at your local library may prove fruitful to your endeavor, but it won't give you the instant gratification that Architecture Theory will.

50 Buildings You Should Know (50 You Should Know) Cover Image
ISBN: 9783791385884
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Published: Prestel - November 26th, 2019

This collection of great buildings is a highly entertaining lesson in architectural history for readers of all ages.

Increments of Neighborhood: A Compendium of Built Types for Walkable and Vibrant Communities Cover Image
ISBN: 9781940743868
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Published: Oro Editions - February 4th, 2020

Wood Works: Sustainability, Versatility, Stability Cover Image
ISBN: 9783037682500
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Published: Braun Publishing - November 26th, 2019

Wood is nature's greatest resource, embedded in the history, culture and life of humans worldwide. And it is ingenious as building material: remarkably malleable and at the same time resilient, recyclable in many ways and reducing greenhouse gases, universally applicable and locally available, renewable and beautiful.

Single-Family Houses: Contemporary Homes in Germany Cover Image
ISBN: 9783037682531
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Published: Braun Publishing - December 31st, 2019

For many people home ownership is one of the most important goals in life and the biggest private investment. In Germany about two thirds of the residential building stock consists of single-family homes. With 80.000 to 90.000 new residences built every year it is by far the most important construction task for architects in this country.

The Japanese Teahouse Cover Image
ISBN: 9783721209976
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Published: Niggli - April 4th, 2020

Japanese culture and architecture have always fascinated the Western world. One particular, architecturally complex building type at the intersection of multiple currents of Japanese philosophy, art and esthetics is the Japanese teahouse.

Hyperirrealism: Digital Sketching Cover Image
ISBN: 9781946226167
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Published: Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers - June 1st, 2020

Hyperirrealism is a merger of the disciplines of science and art for research in architecture. Hyperirrealism embodies architecture design that blends architecture, sculpture, digital imaging, mathematics and aesthetics simultaneously.

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