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Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide To Understanding The International Building Code

By: Francis D. K. Ching

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Wiley, 2003


Wiley, 2003. Book Condition: Like New. Get this practical, illustrated guide to the International Building Code. With the publication of the new International Building Code, the building industry is moving toward a single universal set of construction codes, rather than the three regional codes previously in use. Now more than ever, architects need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This unique refere... View more info

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Castles: A History of Fortified Structures: Ancient, Medieval & Modern

By: Charles Stephenson

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Ivy Press, 0


It uses stylish two-tone engravings, 'anatomies' that annotate classic structures and 'riches to ruins' features that offer unique comparisons between castles in their pomp an illuminated manuscripts and matching colour photographs of those same castles as they stand in ruins today. View more info

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Chairs: 1000 Masterpieces of Modern Design, 1800 to the Present Day

By: Fiell, Peter

Price: $17.95

Publisher: 0


Is there any item of furniture more conducive to endless reinvention, more expressive of an infinite array of design sensibilities, than the chair? From Shaker and Mission styles to the innovations of Charles and Ray Eames, the chair has always represented the paramount incarnation of practical design in everyday life, and a distinctive chair design still has the power to entirely alter the feel and look of a space. This all-new survey of innovative seating designs, comp... View more info

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City Parks: Public Places, Private Thoughts

By: Catie Marron

Price: $24.95

Publisher: 0


Catie Marron’s City Parks captures the spirit and beauty of eighteen of the world’s most-loved city parks. Zadie Smith, Ian Frazier, Candice Bergen, Colm Tóibín, Nicole Krauss, Jan Morris, and a dozen other remarkable contributors reflect on a particular park that holds special meaning for them.Andrew Sean Greer eloquently paints a portrait of first love in the Presidio; André Aciman muses on time’s fleeting nature and the changing face of New York viewed ... View more info

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Hawkesbury Sketchbook

By: Daphne Kingston

Price: $19.95

Publisher: 1900


Hardcover book is in VERY GOOD CONDITION. An artist's view of the Hawkesbury river area comprising 79 colour plates and 51 drawings. Contains a selection of 19th century buildings that show the diversity of architectural styles. Each sketch has a brief written description and there are maps included of the areas covered. The artist has published several works that depict buildings in the Sydney area. View more info

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Source Book of American Architecture

By: GE Kidder Smith

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press, 0


This comprehensive and insightful illustrated survey of 500 of America's most distinguished buildings provides a unique overview of the thousand-year architectural development of the United States. It examines our nation's architecture from its earliest days to the present, ranging from cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde to Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House in Chicago to James Ingo Freed's Holocaust Museum in Washington. Indispensable in any library, it also serves as a genera... View more info

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Spectacular Homes Of Texas

By: Brian Carabet, John Shand

Price: $11.95

Publisher: 0


Signature Publishing Group, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Jacket Condition: Very Good. View more info