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100 Buildings
100 Buildings
An accessible primer to the most important architectural touchstones of our time by today's leading architects and teachers of architecture. For architecture aficionados and anyone interested in the built world. This illustrated master list of the top 100 'must know' built works of architecture designed and completed between 1900 and 2000 is selected by today's luminaries of architecture.

Title: 100 Buildings
Author: MAYNE THOM
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 19/09/2017
Price: $50.00
RRP: $50.00
Imprint: Rizzoli Int
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publicat
ISBN: 9780847859504
Available stock: 1
Price: $50.00
100 Houses 100 Years
100 Houses 100 Years
A fascinating insight into Britain's built heritage and the diverse housing styles of the twentieth and twenty-first century. This book showcases 100 houses - one from each year from 1914 - that represent the range of architectural styles throughout the years and show how housing has adapted to suit urban life. Each house is accompanied by stunning photography and texts written by leading architectural critics and design historians, including Gavin Stamp, Elain Harwood, Barnabas Calder, Ellis Woodman and Gillian Darley.

From specially commissioned architect-designed houses for individuals and for families to housing built for increased workforces, each of the 100 houses brings a different design style or historical story. There are houses built as part of garden cities, semi-detached suburban houses, housing estates, eco-houses, almshouses, converted factories and affordable post-war homes. The architectural styles encompass mock Tudor, modernist, Arts & Crafts and brutalist and the featured architects include Giles Gilbert Scott, Walter Gropius, Edwin Lutyens, Powell and Moya and David Chipperfield.

The book also contains essays that explore the social and political aspects of housing design in Britain over the last 100 years, looking at the impact the World Wars had on housing, exploring domestic technology and building materials and asking how the modern house came about.

Whether exploring Grayson Perry's folly-like House for Essex, Patrick Gwynne's modernist glass villa in Surrey, Sarah Wigglesworth's Straw Bale House or Simon Conder's black rubber-clad fisherman's hut in Dungeness, this book gives a glimpse into the wonderful housing in Britain and is a must-have for all fans of design history and architecture.

Title: 100 Houses 100 Years
Author: TWENTIETH CENTURY SOCIETY
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 07/09/2017
Price: $53.00
RRP: $53.00
Imprint: Batsford
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 9781849944373
Available stock: 1
Price: $53.00
100 Years of Architecture
100 Years of Architecture
This unique visual history documents in pictures the most exciting and dynamic period of architecture: from the early 20th century to the present day, covering all the key movements, styles and architects, together with many lesser known but important names and buildings. Through archival and full-colour photography, plans and architectural drawings, the book illustrates the changing nature of architecture and its expansion during this period from the early developments of concrete and the steel frame, through national styles of architecture and the eruption of Modernism to the influence of science and engineering in the post-war period, the provocative arguments of Postmodernism in the 1980s, right up to today's superstars and global brands.

Title: 100 Years of Architecture
Author: POWERS ALAN
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 10/08/2016
Price: $80.00
RRP: $80.00
Imprint: Laurance King
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780678238
Available stock: 1
Price: $80.00
1000 Details in Architecture
1000 Details in Architecture
Title: 1000 Details in Architecture
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $50.00
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Imprint: Miscellaneous
ISBN: 9788494263941
Available stock: 1
Price: $50.00
Americans in Paris Foundations of Americas Architectural Gilded Age
Americans in Paris Foundations of Americas Architectural Gilded Age
A lavishly produced volume documenting the work and history of American architecture students at the influential Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris. The Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, renowned as one of the great art and architecture schools, is the namesake and founding location of the Beaux-Arts architectural movement. Known for demanding classwork and setting the highest standards, the Ecole attracted students from around the world, including the United States, where students returned to design buildings that would influence the history of architecture in America, including the Boston Public Library of 1888-95 (Charles McKim of McKim, Mead and White) and the New York Public Library of 1897-1911 (John Carrere of Carrere and Hastings). This book presents a comprehensive overview of the seminal early work of a century of American architects who studied at the famous school before going on to design and build many of the nation's most important buildings and monuments.

Title: Americans in Paris Foundations of Americas Architectural Gilded Age
Author: CARLHIAN JEAN PAUL
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 19/09/2014
Price: $150.00
RRP: $150.00
Imprint: Rizzopli
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publicat
ISBN: 9780847843404
Available stock: 1
Price: $150.00
Anatomy of Treehouses
Anatomy of Treehouses
The treehouse in its most simple and fundamental form enables us to escape from the everyday pressures of modern life and feel closer to nature. It can also be an architectural wonder, showcasing the most creative of small space design and engineering solutions. This beautiful book shows how the treehouse can be many things: from simple structures based on centuries-old woodworking skills to modern geodesic forms strung high up above the treeline. There is something magical about treehouses - whatever your age. These boltholes perched above the ground appeal to those of us who want to get close to nature without forgoing any creature comforts... there are treehouses with wood-burning stoves, some with copper baths and some with elevated linking walkways obscured by the canopy of trees above. Then there are the handmade simple structures using recycled materials and the branches of the trees for both internal and external support and design. There are also free-standing structures on stilts inspired by the physical tree but not attached in any way.The book offers both visual inspiration from the specially commissioned photography but also the human stories behind the creation and design of these treehouses. The text covers topics such as the plan, structure, materials and decoration, colour palette and texture, and style notes to bring to life the personal and interesting story behind each treehouse featured in the book.

Title: Anatomy of Treehouses
Author: FIELD LEWIS JANE
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 05/04/2018
Price: $55.00
RRP: $55.00
Imprint: Pavilion
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 9781911595120
Available stock: 1
Price: $55.00
Architects Houses
Architects Houses
Thirty of the world's leading architects, including Norman Foster, Thom Mayne, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, talk about the houses they designed for themselves over the past decade. What inspired them, what were the constraints, how did their concepts take shape? Michael Webb explores the creative process and traces the influence of architects' houses over the past two hundred years, from Jefferson's Monticello to the creations of Charles and Ray Eames, Toyo Ito and Frank Gehry.

Texts, images, sketches and plans are interwoven to illustrate houses that differ widely, in size, material, character and location. There are urban infills, rustic retreats, experiments, and fusions of new and old. They all make a statement, modest or ambitious, and each reflects the personality and tastes of its owner. These architects have accepted the challenge of doing something out of the ordinary, turning constraints to advantage. They give different answers to a crucial question: how can a house enrich lives and its surroundings? Spacious or frugal, refined or rough-edged, daring or reductive, these adventurous dwellings will inspire other architects and everyone who would like to design or commission a house that is one-of-a-kind.

Title: Architects Houses
Author: WEBB MICHAEL
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/06/2018
Price: $70.00
RRP: $70.00
Imprint: Thames & Hudson
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500343401
Available stock: 1
Price: $70.00
Bamboo
Bamboo
Title: Bamboo
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 06/10/2011
Price: $28.00
RRP: $80.00
Imprint: Miscellaneous
ISBN: 9783864073656
Available stock: 1
Price: $28.00
Bliss of Contemporary Houses
Bliss of Contemporary Houses
Title: Bliss of Contemporary Houses
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $40.00
RRP: $40.00
Imprint: Page One Publishing
ISBN: 9789812451323
Available stock: 2
Price: $40.00
Brick A World History
Brick A World History
This totally original architecture book - the first ever comprehensive study of brick - follows the story of brick from 5,000 bc to its use in building today, via the vast baths and basilicas of ancient Rome, through the wonders of Gothic brick in Germany, the majestic temples of Pagan and Mughal mosques in Iran, to its modern revival. Marvellously illustrated with spectacular, specially-taken photographs, Brick is at once an historical account of how bricks have been employed by architects of every period, a technical survey of brickmaking and bricklaying, and an essay in architectural and cultural history. The authors have applied their expert visual and technical knowledge to more than one hundred themes, from bricks in ancient Egypt to their distinctive use by such modern masters as Louis Kahn, Alvar Aalto and Renzo Piano. Great works of engineering - viaducts, tunnels and bridges - are given prominence alongside great cathedrals and country houses, temples and mosques, testifying to the incredible versatility and importance of bricks and brickwork.

Title: Brick A World History
Author: CAMPBELL JAMES W. P.
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 29/02/2016
Price: $65.00
RRP: $65.00
Imprint: Thames & Hudson
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500343197
Available stock: 1
Price: $65.00
Case Studies for Contemporary Architecture
Case Studies for Contemporary Architecture
This comprehensive anthology presents noteworthy case studies that showcase a complete and diverse range of structures worldwide and provides us with a global perspective of contemporary architecture. The case studies incorporate every type of architectural project possible ? residential, commercial and public ? making this lushly illustrated, information-rich book an accessible resource for anyone interested in contemporary architecture. In order to build up a detailed picture of the influences on contemporary architecture today, every case study presents its unique objectives, challenges, and solutions featuring full-colour photographs and detailed renderings of site and floor plans. This reference book is a must-have for architects, students and those who just want feast on this architectural bounty.

Title: Case Studies for Contemporary Architecture
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/12/2013
Price: $60.00
RRP: $60.00
Imprint: Miscellaneous
Publisher: Loft Publications
ISBN: 9788499369310
Available stock: 1
Price: $60.00
Contemporary Spaces
Contemporary Spaces
Title: Contemporary Spaces
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $40.00
RRP: $40.00
Imprint: Page One Publishing
ISBN: 9789812455321
Available stock: 1
Price: $40.00