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 Architecture

The perfect introduction to the city�s architectural heritage, Barcelona Sketchbook gives visitors and residents insight into a wealth of sights, both grand and intimate in scale. Many facets of the Catalonia capital and surroundings a... read more

Barcelona Sketchbook: Homage to Catalan Architecture

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 Architecture

"Architects, sculptors, painters, we all must return to the crafts!" declared architect Walter Gropius in his Bauhaus manifesto. Founded in 1919 as an art school in Weimar, the Bauhaus established itself as a major influence on twentieth- century art and design. Bauhaus stud... read more

The Spirit of Bauhaus

Gill Heriz presents a collection of some of the most inspiring small homes in the USA and the UK. People have been living in small spaces for centuries, for reasons of practicality, mobility, flexibility, or personal choic... read more

Inspiring Tiny Homes. Creative living on land, on the water and on wheels

Gathering together the world's leading experts on vernacular architecture, this once-in-ageneration publication examines how local buildings have stood the test of time and offer vital lessons for the future. The core of the book is arrange... read more

Habitat: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet

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 Architecture

Reading Level:General Adult

The evolution of Jo Nagasaka's design process is unveiled in a unique publication about his studio's work. The wide - ranging portfolio of th e Japanese firm Schemata Architects demonstrate s its strengths and inspirational vision . P inpointi... read more

Jo Nagasaka / Schemata Architects : Objects and Spaces

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 Architecture

The houses covered here include spectacular mansions such as Petworth House and Waddesdon Manor, and more lowly dwellings such as the Birmingham Back to Backs and estate villages like Blaise Hamlet, near Bristol. The book also covers buildings as diverse as churche... read more

Houses of the National Trust

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 Architecture

MR Architecture + Decor's work--which, true to its name, straddles the line between architecture and interior design--is driven by the belief that close collaborations with clients lead to personalised and intimate homes. The first collection of the firm's 20 years of wor... read more

Mr Architecture + Decor

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 Architecture

In this series, the Design Museum looks at the fifty design icons of major cities around the world - icons that, when viewed together, inherently sum up the character of their city. Covering anything from buildings, monuments and iconic designers to a classic film ... read more

Berlin in Fifty Design Icons

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 Architecture

Concrete takes a fresh look at the world's most versatile and abundant building material. Collating fascinating and beautiful concrete buildings by some of the most celebrated architects of the last century, it features familiar projects from Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright along... read more

Concrete

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 Architecture

Reading Level:General Adult

Packed with hundreds of pages of beautiful and inspirational color photographs of homes from around the world, a visually stunning resource and guide-part of the successful 150 Best series-featuring the latest in modern home construction and design. A comprehen... read more

150 Best of the Best House Ideas

Treehouses awaken the little kid inside all of us. The idea of having a fantasy house in the treetops appeals to pretty much everyone one. But building a treehouse the right way takes a lot of thought, planning, hard work and att... read more

The Perfect Treehouse: From Site Selection to Design  Construction

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 Architecture

When life as she knew it ended, with her marriage over and her last child off into the world, writer Jillian Sullivan
set out to fulfil a long-held dream of building a strawbale house. She settled in a small community in Central Otago,
and A Way Home tells the story of how sh... read more

A Way Home