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Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods
By imusti
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mpn: 55416, ean: 9781118138915, isbn: 1118138910,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Note from the publisher:Now in its sixth edition, this bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction. Emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frame, masonry bearing wall, steel frame, and reinforced concrete construction, the new edition includes new information on building materials properties; the latest on ''pre-engineered'' building components and sustainability issues; and reflects the latest building codes and standards. I

Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses
By Phaidon Press
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ean: 9780714876740, isbn: 0714876747,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
A groundbreaking global survey of the finest mid-20th-century homes - one of the most popular styles of our timeA fascinating collection of more than 400 of the world's most glamorous homes from more than 290 architects, the Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses showcases work by such icons as Marcel Breuer, Richard Neutra, Alvar Aalto, and Oscar Niemeyer alongside extraordinary but virtually unknown houses in Australia, Africa, and Asia. A thoroughly researched, comprehensive appraisal, this book

The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice
By Wiley
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ean: 9781118308820, isbn: 9781118308820,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
The definitive guide to architectural practice Business, legal, and technical trends in architecture are constantly changing. The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice has offered firms the latest guidance on those trends since 1920. The Fifteenth Edition of this indispensable guide features nearly two-thirds new content and covers all aspects of contemporary practice, including updated material on: Small-firm practice, use of technologies such as BIM, and project delivery methods, such

Architectural Digest at 100: A Century of Style
By Abrams
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ean: 9781419733338, isbn: 1419733338,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
A rich visual history of Architectural Digest, published for the magazine’s 100th anniversary Architectural Digest at 100 celebrates the best from the pages of the international design authority. The editors have delved into the archives and culled years of rich material covering a range of subjects. Ranging freely between present and past, the book features the personal spaces of dozens of private celebrities like Barack and Michelle Obama, David Bowie, Truman Capote, David Hockney, Michael

2015 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings
By ICC (distributed by Cengage Learning)
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ean: 9781609834708, isbn: 1609834704,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
This comprehensive code for homebuilding combines building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, energy, and electrical provisions into a single resource. The 2015 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE FOR ONE- AND TWO- FAMILY DWELLINGS SOFT COVER uses these provisions to provide detailed insight into the construction of one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories high. Using foundational principles that facilitate the use of new materials and building designs to guide the content, this

Kelly Wearstler: Evocative Style
By Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847866038, isbn: 0847866033,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
For her first book in ten years, Kelly Wearstler, one of the most irreverent and fascinating designers working today, continues to push boundaries with her inventive and opulent interiors, here inviting readers into her latest creations including her newly designed home.Celebrated for luxurious interiors that capture the swankiness of old-world Hollywood with a modern pop sensibility, Wearstler is known for her decadent designs of residences and boutique hotels, such as the line of Viceroys and

Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code
By Cengage Learning
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ean: 9781337101974, isbn: 9781337101974,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
This uniquely effective guide will help you master the 2017 National Electrical Code. The author uses highly detailed, technically accurate illustrations to make even the most complex aspects of the code easier to understand and apply, translating the often complicated language of the 2017 NEC into clear, simple instructions and helpful visuals. A logical organization of topics lets you explore fundamental concepts before progressing to requirements for various dwellings, from one-family homes t

2015 International Mechanical Code
By ICC (distributed by Cengage Learning)
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ean: 9781609834791, isbn: 1609834798,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
For the most current mechanical codes that address the design and installation of the most current mechanical systems, use the 2015 INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE SOFT COVER. Designed to provide comprehensive regulations for mechanical systems and equipment, it includes coverage of HVAC, exhaust systems, chimneys and vents, ducts, appliances, boilers, water heaters, refrigerators, hydronic piping, and solar systems. This valuable reference uses prescriptive- and performance- related provisions to

Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE Standard - ASCE/SEI)
By American Society of Civil Engineers
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ean: 9780784414248, isbn: 0784414246,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Prepared by the Committee on Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures of the Codes and Standards Activities Division of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures, ASCE/SEI 7-16, provides the most up-to-date and coordinated loading standard for general structural design. ASCE 7-16 describes the means for determining design loads including dead, live, soil, flood, tsunami, snow, rain, atmospheric ice,

Architectural Graphic Standards (Ramsey/Sleeper Architectural Graphic Standards Series)
By Wiley
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ean: 9781118909508, isbn: 9781118909508,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
The 'Architect's Bible' since 1932, updated with the latest codes and standards Architectural Graphic Standards is the written authority for architects, designers, and building contractors. It provides comprehensive guidance on the visual representation of materials, products, systems, and assemblies. Updated to reflect the most current codes and standards, this new 12th edition features over 300 new drawings, tables, and designs and twenty-five percent new content. In response to architects'

The Tree Book: Superior Selections for Landscapes, Streetscapes, and Gardens
By Timber Press
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ean: 9781604697148, isbn: 1604697148,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
“A boon to all those who plant, care for, and love trees.”—Nina Bassuk, author of Trees in the Urban Landscape  The Tree Book is the go-to reference to more than 2,400 species and cultivars, from two of the biggest names in horticulture—Michael A. Dirr and Keith S. Warren. The featured trees include those widely available in the nursery trade, some new and promising choices, and a selection of overlooked options that deserve renewed interest. Each tree profile includes the common and bo

The Touch: Spaces Designed for the Senses
By gestalten
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mpn: 56408628, ean: 9783899559781, isbn: 3899559789,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
The Touch is a new collaboration between Nathan Williams of Kinfolk and Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen of Norm Architects that welcome readers into over 25 inspiring spaces where interior design is not only visually appealing but engages all of the human senses.Through beautiful homes, hotels, museums, and retail stores―from contemporary designs by Ilse Crawford and Bijoy Jain to classic cases by Arne Jacobsen―readers are invited to explore how experiencing elements such as light, nature, materiality,

This is Home: The Art of Simple Living
By Hardie Grant
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mpn: 27388849, ean: 9781743793459, isbn: 9781743793459,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
This is Home is a back-to-basics guide on how to create authentic wholehearted interiors. It's about living simply – finding the essence of what makes you happy at home and creating spaces that reflect your needs and style. Filled with clever ideas and creative spaces it shows that you don't need a huge budget to create a beautiful home. This is Home provides examples and case studies of places with a global and timeless feel that haven't always been renovated in the traditional sense but are

Cabin Porn: Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere
By Little Brown and Company
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mpn: 42130178, ean: 9780316378215, isbn: 0316378216,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Rural escapes for those yearning for a simpler existence, by the creators of the wildly popular Instagram account Cabin Porn.Created by a group of friends who preserve 55 acres of hidden forest in Upstate New York, Cabin Porn began as a scrapbook to collect inspiration for their building projects. As the collection grew, the site attracted a following, which is now a huge and obsessive audience.The site features photos of the most remarkable handmade homes in the backcountry of America and all o

Brooklyn: The Once and Future City
By Princeton University Press
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ean: 9780691165387, isbn: 0691165386,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
An unprecedented history of Brooklyn, told through its places, buildings, and the people who made them, from the early seventeenth century to todayAmerica's most storied urban underdog, Brooklyn has become an internationally recognized brand in recent decades―celebrated and scorned as one of the hippest destinations in the world. In Brooklyn: The Once and Future City, Thomas J. Campanella unearths long-lost threads of the urban past, telling the rich history of the rise, fall, and reinvention

Steven Gambrel: Perspective
By Rizzoli
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mpn: YES59587936, ean: 9780847863242, isbn: 9780847863242,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Top interior designer Steven Gambrel's luxe aspirational cloth-bound tome showcases his latest home interiors. Using a classical approach injected with contemporary touches and vibrant color, he creates spaces for today rooted in the past.A connoisseur of historical styles, Gambrel's designs feature compelling reinterpretations of the past coupled with a sense of place. Rooms range in style from elegant country to high-gloss urban. A confident colorist, his daring palette includes bright pinks,

The Japanese Garden
By Phaidon Press
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mpn: 48225601, ean: 9780714874777, isbn: 0714874779,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
An in-depth exploration spanning 800 years of the art, essence, and enduring impact of the Japanese garden.The most comprehensive exploration of the art of the Japanese garden published to date, this book covers more than eight centuries of the history of this important genre. Author and garden designer Sophie Walker brings fresh insight to this subject, exploring the Japanese garden in detail through a series of essays and with 100 featured gardens, ranging from ancient Shinto shrines to imperi

The Timeless Way of Building
By Christopher Alexander
SKU: #9780195024029
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sku: 9780195024029, mpn: 09778107, ean: 9780195024029, isbn: 0195024028,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
The theory of architecture implicit in our world today, Christopher Alexander believes, is bankrupt. More and more people are aware that something is deeply wrong. Yet the power of present-day ideas is so great that many feel uncomfortable, even afraid, to say openly that they dislike what is happening, because they are afraid to seem foolish, afraid perhaps that they will be laughed at. Now, at last, there is a coherent theory which describes in modern terms an architecture as ancient as human

Bibliostyle: How We Live at Home with Books
By Clarkson Potter
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ean: 9780525575443, isbn: 0525575448,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
A visual delight and an inspiration for every bibliophile with a growing home library, this dream-and-drool design book features some of the most jaw-dropping book collections of homeowners around the world.Interior designer Nina Freudenberger, New Yorker writer Sadie Stein, and Architectural Digest photographer Shade Degges give readers a peek at the private libraries and bookshelves of passionate readers all over the world, including Larry McMurtry, Silvia Whitman of Shakespeare and Co., Gay a

Soft City: Building Density for Everyday Life
By Island Press
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ean: 9781642830187, isbn: 1642830186,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Imagine waking up to the gentle noises of the city, and moving through your day with complete confidence that you will get where you need to go quickly and efficiently. Soft City is about ease and comfort, where density has a human dimension, adapting to our ever-changing needs, nurturing relationships, and accommodating the pleasures of everyday life. How do we move from the current reality in most cites—separated uses and lengthy commutes in single-occupancy vehicles that drain human, enviro

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