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  • Landscape Architecture, Fifth Edition

    A Manual of Environmental Planning and Design

    The most comprehensive, current guide to the theory and practice of landscape architectureFor more than 50 years, this pioneering guide has served as the foremost resource on the principles and practices of landscape architecture. Now, the book has been revised to address the latest developments in the field, providing a comprehensive, current presentation of the profession.Richly illustrated with ... Read more

    $86.69 USD

  • Design-Tech

    Building Science for Architects

    Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric and imperial units to reflect the global reality of architectural practice. The authors also address ... Read more

    $79.95 USD

  • The 1939-1940 New York World's Fair

    The World of Tomorrow

    by Bill Cotter ...
    series Images of America
    Falling in between the dark days of the Great Depression and World War II, the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair offered a refreshing prediction for "the World of Tomorrow."There were exciting demonstrations of robot servants, computerized highways, color photography, and a new invention called television. Visitors could tour the latest in model homes, enjoy the marvel of air-conditioning, and watch ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Bright Ages

    A New History of Medieval Europe

    "The beauty and levity that Perry and Gabriele have captured in this book are what I think will help it to become a standard text for general audiences for years to come….The Bright Ages is a rare thing—a nuanced historical work that almost anyone can enjoy reading.”—Slate"Incandescent and ultimately intoxicating." —The Boston GlobeA lively and magisterial popular history that refutes common ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Curbing Traffic

    The Human Case for Fewer Cars in Our Lives

    In 2019, mobility experts Melissa and Chris Bruntlett began a new adventure in Delft in the Netherlands. They had packed up their family in Vancouver, BC, and moved to Delft to experience the biking city as residents rather than as visitors. A year earlier they had become unofficial ambassadors for Dutch cities with the publication of their first book Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • Murder at the Abbey

    A brand new murder mystery in the bestselling Exham-on-Sea series for 2022

    Book 8 - The Exham-on-Sea Murder Mysteries
    The Brand NEW instalment in the bestselling Exham-on-Sea series.An unsolved murder echoes down the corridors of Cleeve Abbey for years.The Exham-on-Sea’s History Society's annual summer picnic comes to an abrupt end when human bones are discovered in Washford River, beside historic Cleeve Abbey.Thrilled to find evidence of a possible centuries-old murder mystery, the members of the society ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Ecological Design, Tenth Anniversary Edition

    Ecological Design is a landmark volume that helped usher in an exciting new era in green design and sustainability planning. Since its initial publication in 1996, the book has been critically important in sparking dialogue and triggering collaboration across spatial scales and design professions in pursuit of buildings, products, and landscapes with radically decreased environmental impacts. This ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • City on a Grid

    How New York Became New York

    Winner of the 2015New York City Book AwardThe never-before-told story of the grid that ate ManhattanYou either love it or hate it, but nothing says New York like the street grid of Manhattan. This is its story.Praise for City on a Grid"The best account to date of the process by which an odd amalgamation of democracy and capitalism got written into New York's physical DNA."--New York Time... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Science Fiction Anthology

    This collection brings together some of the most incredible sci-fi stories ever told in one convenient, high-quality, Kindle volume!This book now contains several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!The Sentimentalists, by Murray LeinsterThe Girls from Earth, by Frank RobinsonThe Death Traps of FX-31, by Sewell WrightSong in a minor key, by C.L. MooreSentry of the Sky, ... Read more

    $1.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • 740 Park

    The Story of the World's Richest Apartment Building

    by Michael Gross ...
    For seventy-five years, it’s been Manhattan’s richest apartment building, and one of the most lusted-after addresses in the world. One apartment had 37 rooms, 14 bathrooms, 43 closets, 11 working fireplaces, a private elevator, and his-and-hers saunas; another at one time had a live-in service staff of 16. To this day, it is steeped in the purest luxury, the kind most of us could only imagine, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $11.99 USD

  • The Story of the Goths

    by Henry Bradley ...
    The Story of the Goths by Henry Bradley is a fascinating history of the people that brought down the Romans. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Affordable City

    Strategies for Putting Housing Within Reach (and Keeping it There)

    From Los Angeles to Boston and Chicago to Miami, US cities are struggling to address the twin crises of high housing costs and household instability. Debates over the appropriate course of action have been defined by two poles: building more housing or enacting stronger tenant protections. These options are often treated as mutually exclusive, with support for one implying opposition to the other ... Read more

    $23.09 USD

  • A City for Children

    Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

    by Marta Gutman ...
    series Historical Studies of Urban America
    American cities are constantly being built and rebuilt, resulting in ever-changing skylines and neighborhoods. While the dynamic urban landscapes of New York, Boston, and Chicago have been widely studied, there is much to be gleaned from west coast cities, especially in California, where the migration boom at the end of the nineteenth century permanently changed the urban fabric of these newly ... Read more

    $34.59 USD

  • Washington

    A History of Our National City

    by Tom Lewis ...
    On January 24, 1791, President George Washington chose the site for the young nation's capital: ten miles square, it stretched from the highest point of navigation on the Potomac River, and encompassed the ports of Georgetown and Alexandria. From the moment the federal government moved to the District of Columbia in December 1800, Washington has been central to American identity and life. Shaped ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

  • Home Sweet Maison

    The French Art of Making a Home

    French Women Don’t Get Fat meets The Little Book of Hygge in this lively, sophisticated, and practical illustrated lifestyle guide that shows how to enjoy la belle vie—to live like the French every day—transforming your house into a home defined by beauty, family, and accessible elegance.How do the French create the elusive and alluring sanctuaries they call home? This question long intrigued ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Dream Play Build

    Hands-On Community Engagement for Enduring Spaces and Places

    The room is dim, the chairs are in perfectly lined rows. The city planner puts up a color-coded diagram of the street improvement project, dreading the inevitable angry responses.Jana loves her community and is glad to be able to attend the evening meeting, and she has a lot of ideas for community change. But she has a hard time hearing, and can’t see the diagrams clearly. She leaves early.It’s ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • American Eden

    From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are

    by Wade Graham ...
    “American Eden moves luminously through landscapes of history, literature, biography, and design theory. . . . fusing sharp-edged analysis and graceful American prose.” —Kevin Starr, author of Golden Gate: The Life and Times of America's Greatest Bridge“Informative and absolutely engrossing.” —Ross King, author of Brunelleschi's DomeGarden designer and historian Wade Graham offers a unique vision ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Branding New York

    How a City in Crisis Was Sold to the World

    series Cultural Spaces
    Winner of the 2009 Robert Park Book Award for best Community and Urban Sociology book!Branding New York traces the rise of New York City as a brand and the resultant transformation of urban politics and public life. Greenberg addresses the role of "image" in urban history, showing who produces brands and how, and demonstrates the enormous consequences of branding. She shows that the branding of ... Read more

    $52.95 USD

  • Meet Me by the Fountain

    An Inside History of the Mall

    “A smart and accessible cultural history.”-Los Angeles Times“A fantastic examination of what became the mall … envision[ing] a more meaningful public afterlife for our shopping centers.”-VultureA portrait--by turns celebratory, skeptical, and surprisingly moving--of one of America's most iconic institutions, from an author who “might be the most influential design critic writing now” (LARB).Few ... Read more

    $16.09 USD

  • Old Philadelphia Houses on Society Hill, 1750–1840

    Officially known as Washington Square Park, Philadelphia’s Society Hill district contains an impressive number of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century houses—perhaps as many as any other comparable area in the United States. This book presents, in text and pictures, the stories of its outstanding Colonial and Early American mansions and dwellings and simple row houses; its churches and other ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • The Language of Houses

    How Buildings Speak to Us

    by Alison Lurie ...
    How do the spaces we inhabit affect us—and reflect us? A Pulitzer Prize–winning author explores architecture, in this insightful, “breezy” read (The Washington Post).In 1981, Alison Lurie published The Language of Clothes, a meditation on costume and fashion as an expression of history, social status and individual psychology. Amusing, enlightening and full of literary allusion, the book was ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice

    The definitive guide to architectural practiceBusiness, 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 ... Read more

    $218.00 USD

  • Curated Decay

    Heritage beyond Saving

    Transporting readers from derelict homesteads to imperiled harbors, postindustrial ruins to Cold War test sites, Curated Decay presents an unparalleled provocation to conventional thinking on the conservation of cultural heritage. Caitlin DeSilvey proposes rethinking the care of certain vulnerable sites in terms of ecology and entropy, and explains how we must adopt an ethical stance that allows ... Read more

    $19.49 USD $15.89 USD

  • Architecture and Ritual in the Churches of Constantinople

    Ninth to Fifteenth Centuries

    This book examines the interchange of architecture and ritual in the Middle and Late Byzantine churches of Constantinople (ninth to fifteenth centuries). It employs archaeological and archival data, hagiographic and historical sources, liturgical texts and commentaries, and monastic typika and testaments to integrate the architecture of the medieval churches of Constantinople with liturgical and ... Read more

    $70.59 USD