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Philosophy Of Interior Design

By: Abercrombie, Stanley

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9780064302968

ISBN: 0064302962

Condition: USED


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Man's Struggle for Shelter in an Urbanizing World

By: Abrams, Charles

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 7965

ISBN: 7965

Condition: USED


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Barns of Wisconsin (Revised Edition) (Places Along the Way)

By: Apps, Jerry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOC PR:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780870204531

ISBN: 087020453X

Condition: USED


In this new edition of his classic book, award-winning author Jerry Apps shares a unique perspective on the great barns of rural Wisconsin. Digging deep as both an enthusiast and a farmer, Apps reaps a story of change: from the earliest pioneer structures to the low steel buildings of modern dairy farms, barns have adapted to meet the needs of each generation. They've housed wheat, tobacco, potatoes, and dairy cows, and they display the optimism, ingenuity, hard work, and practicality of the people who tend land and livestock. Featuring more than 100 stunning full-color photographs by Steve Ap... View more info

Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt Architecture

By: Arnold, Dieter

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9789774246487

ISBN: 9774246489

Condition: USED


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Thoughts about architecture

By: Bakema, J B

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 0312801904

ISBN: 0312801904

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Holy Terrors: Gargoyles on Medieval Buildings

By: Benton, Janetta

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1/15/2012

Seller ID: 0789201828

ISBN: 0789201828

Condition: USED


The true gargoyle is a waterspout, an architectural necessity that medieval artisans transformed into functional fantasies. In clear, lively language, the introduction to Holy Terrors explains everything that is known about the history, construction, and purposes of these often rude and rowdy characters. The three chapters that follow are devoted to the gargoyles themselves, in human, animal, and grotesque form. Delving into their sometimes funny, sometimes mysterious meanings, Dr. Benton's entertaining text puts these irresistible creatures into the context of medieval life, and she provides ... View more info

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Yin Yu Tang: The Architecture and Daily Life of a Chinese House

By: Berliner, Nancy

Price: $7.50

Publisher: TUTTLE PUB:

Seller ID: 9780804834872

ISBN: 0804834873

Condition: USED


In the late Qing dynasty (1644-1911) a Chinese merchant named Huang built a house for his family in a small, remote village in the southeastern region of Huizhou in China's Anhui Province. He named the house Yin Yu Tang. For seven generations, members of the Huang family ate, slept, laughed, cried, married, and gave birth in the house. By the mid-1990s, the surviving Huang family members moved away leaving the house empty and abandoned. In 1997 the house was moved to the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, and opened as a permanent exhibit."Yin Yu Tang "provides a fascinating, in-dep... View more info

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Pabst, an Excavation of Art

By: Bialas, Paul

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 9780985672522

ISBN: 0985672528

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New Bungalow

By: Bialecki, Matthew

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 5/12/2012

Seller ID: 9781586850425

ISBN: 1586850423

Condition: USED


The Arts & Crafts bungalow has been reborn, in as rich and full an array of iterations as it was in its heyday -- from tight clusters of similar inexpensive housing opportunities to the grand, and arguably borderline, bungalow scale of the "ultimate bungalows" of the 1910s. The New Bungalow is a celebration of contemporary interpretations of this classic house style -- an art form that symbolizes the best of the good life. It offers an alternative solution to the tract development filled with homes appliqued with various random trim details and contrived architectural components. It is a guide... View more info

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Bicknell's Victorian Buildings

By: Bicknell, A.J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486239040

ISBN: 0486239047

Condition: USED


Originally published as "Bicknell's Village Builder and Supplement, " this collection of 45 cottages, villas, houses, farms, and churches form a complete village in the authentic American Victorian style. Detailed floor plans and elevations are beautifully drawn to scale to provide modelers, woodworkers, architects, and Victorian stylists with an authentic primary source. 76 illustrations. View more info

Small House Designs

By: Black Dog

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781579123659D

ISBN: 9781579123659D

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Siteless: 1001 Building Forms

By: Blanciak, Francois

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MIT PR:

Seller ID: 9780262026307

ISBN: 0262026309

Condition: USED


Some may call it the first manifesto of the twenty-first century, for it lays down a new way to think about architecture. Others may think of it as the last architectural treatise, for it provides a discursive container for ideas that would otherwise be lost. Whatever genre it belongs to, SITELESS is a new kind of architecture book that seems to have come out of nowhere. Its author, a young French architect practicing in Tokyo, admits he "didn't do this out of reverence toward architecture, but rather out of a profound boredom with the discipline, as a sort of compulsive reaction." What wou... View more info

Identifying American Architecture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms, 1600-1

By: Blumenson, John J.G.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 10/11/2014

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 0393014282

ISBN: 0393014282

Condition: USED


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Baroque and Rococo: Architecture and Decoration

By: Blunt, Anthony

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 0246118466

ISBN: 0246118466

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Architecture and its Interpretation

By: Bonta, JP

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 084780237X

ISBN: 084780237X

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Architecture: A World History

By: Borden, Daniel

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HARRY N ABRAMS INC:

Seller ID: 9780810995123

ISBN: 0810995123

Condition: USED


Lavishly illustrated and super-condensed, "Architecture: A World History" is the perfect gift for any architecture buff. In this pocket-sized book bursting with 600 illustrations, page after page is dedicated to significant architectural movements, time lines that explore the evolution of the practice, and capsule biographies of great architects and examinations of their masterpieces. Organized chronologically, the book travels from prehistory to the present, highlighting noteworthy examples of important architectural styles, and showcasing the work of significant architects, including Mie... View more info

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How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built

By: Brand, Stewart

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 12/19/2013

Seller ID: 9780140139969

ISBN: 0140139966

Condition: USED


Buildings have often been studies whole in space, but never before have they been studied whole in time. How Buildings Learn is a masterful new synthesis that proposes that buildings adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and that architects can mature from being artists of space to becoming artists of time. From the connected farmhouses of New England to I.M. Pei's Media Lab, from "satisficing" to "form follows funding," from the evolution of bungalows to the invention of Santa Fe Style, from Low Road military surplus buildings to a High Road English classic l... View more info

Gothic Architecture

By: Branner, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 5/22/2016

Seller ID: 0807603325

ISBN: 0807603325

Condition: USED


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Gothic Architecture (no DJ)

By: Branner, Robert

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9780807601570

ISBN: 0807601578

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Movement and Meaning: The Landscapes of Hoerr Schaudt

By: Brenner, Douglas

Price: $22.50

Seller ID: 9781580934749

ISBN: 1580934749

Condition: USED


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