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Minka
By John Roderick

Minka tells the compelling and often poignant story of how one man fell in love with the people, culture, and ancient building traditions of Japan.


Minka
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Pamphlet Architecture 1-10
By Steven Holl

The first ten issues of Pamphlet Architecture, most of which have been long out of print, in one hardcover volume


Pamphlet Architecture 1-10
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Treehouses of the World
By Pete Nelson and Radek Kurzaj

In this magical volume, Pete Nelson, a leading authority on treehouse design takes us on a fascinating around-the-world journey to discover how treehouses are designed, built, and enjoyed in a wide variety of cultures.


Treehouses of the World
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Chicago Architecture and Design
By Jay Pridmore, George A. Larson and Hedrich Blessing

The birthplace of the skyscraper, Chicago is noted for an architectural tradition that has influenced building around the globe. Now the most authoritative text on the subject is completely redesigned, revised, and expanded to bring the history up to date.


Chicago Architecture and Design
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An Affair With A House
By Bunny Williams, Christine Pittel and Fritz Vonerschulenberg

An Affair with a House provides a wealth of advice on interior decor and such topics as mixing design styles, but it also addresses such practical matters as stocking the pantry and outfitting the linen closet.


An Affair With A House
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Building The Japanese House Today
By Peggy Landers Rao , Len Brackett and Aya Brackett

This practical and inspiring guide with gorgeous, clear photos and diagrams is an indispensable resource for those who'd like to live in a Japanese home, for professionals who want to build them, and for any reader who delights in Japan's age-old aesthetic traditions


Building The Japanese House Today
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Modernist Home, The
By Tim Benton

Reveals the results of the challenge to fit utopian modernist principles to day-to-day living. This book dissolved the closed spaces of the traditional home, modernizing the bathrooms and kitchens, opening the interior to natural light and providing balconies and terraces for sun-worship and sleeping in the open air.


Modernist Home, The
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Atlas Of Novel Tectonics
By Jesse Reiser and Nanako Umemoto

In Atlas of Novel Tectonics, Reiser and Uemoto hone in on the many facets of architecture and illuminate their theories with great thought and simplicity.


Atlas Of Novel Tectonics
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Responsive Environments
By Lucy Bullivant

Explores developments in interior design and architecture. From an installation in a London shopping centre that registers the presence of passers-by with patterns of coloured light and sound, to an interactive artwork in the boardroom of the TV channel Five, the projects featured in this book fuse design with interactive media and technologies.


Responsive Environments
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Inside the Renaissance House
By Elizabeth Currie

This book takes us on a tour of the Italian Renaissance house, room by room, conveying just what it was like to live there.


Inside the Renaissance House