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  • Modern Architecture: A Critical History (World of Art)

    series World of Art #0
    An extensively revised and updated edition of a bestselling classic on modern architecture and its origins by Kenneth Frampton.Kenneth Frampton’s highly acclaimed survey of modern architecture and its origins has been a classic since it first appeared in 1980. Starting with the cultural developments since 1750 that drove the modern movement, moving through the creation of modern architecture, and ... Read more

    $18.89 USD

  • Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond: Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain Into Your Life and Landscape

    Turn water scarcity into water abundance; as you enable your home, yard, school, place of worship, and/or neighborhood to generate more resources and life! Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 3rd Edition, is the best-selling, award-winning guide on how to conceptualize, design, and implement a diverse array of highly effective and inexpensive strategies, which harvest and ... Read more

    $29.99 USD

  • A Joosr Guide to... The Power Broker by Robert Caro: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

    by Joosr ...
    In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com.Robert Moses is America's most famous-and infamous ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Kemp: An Arrow for the Crown

    by Jonathan Lunn ...
    series Arrows of Albion #5
    There’s no way out this time… An unputdownable medieval adventure from a master of the genreHaunted by guilt and his sins, archer Martin Kemp is in Scotland to collect on a debt when war breaks out afresh. The border erupts in bloody violence.Stalked through heather and forest by French men-at-arms sent to stir up the Scots against the English, Kemp and his friend Ieuan find themselves roped into ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

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  • Brunelleschi's Dome

    How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture

    by Ross King ...
    The New York Times bestselling, award winning story of the construction of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence and the Renaissance genius who reinvented architecture to build it.On August 19, 1418, a competition concerning Florence's magnificent new cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore was announced: "Whoever desires to make any model or design for the vaulting of the main Dome....shall do ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Medium Design

    Privileging declarations, right answers, proofs, and universals, culture is often banging away with the same blunt tools that are completely inadequate to address contemporary chemistries of power. On the flip side of these logics, Medium Design offers no dramatic manifestos where things are new or right. Instead it only rehearses a habit of mind that has been eclipsed. Even at a moment of digital ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Spring Blossoms at Mill Grange

    by Jenny Kane ...
    series The Mill Grange Series #3
    'I am a big fan of Jenny Kane' Katie FfordeWelcome back to Mill Grange in the latest uplifting romance in the bestselling Mill Grange series!Helen Rogers has been lying to herself over her feelings for Tom since the moment they met. And for good reason; not only are they colleagues, working together with the archaeology groups at Mill Grange, but her sabbatical is almost over and she'll soon have ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Autumn Leaves at Mill Grange

    a feelgood, cosy autumn romance

    by Jenny Kane ...
    series The Mill Grange Series #2
    'I am a big fan of Jenny Kane' Katie Fforde.At Mill Grange, the work – and the fun – never stops!Sam Philips' time in the forces changed him forever. Supported by his friends, Sam is keen to help make beautiful Mill Grange a safe retreat for injured army personnel... but his crippling claustrophobia means Sam is living in a tent on the grounds! Enlisting the help of charming village stalwarts Bert ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Midsummer Dreams at Mill Grange

    an uplifting, feelgood romance

    by Jenny Kane ...
    series The Mill Grange Series #1
    'I am a big fan of Jenny Kane' Katie Fforde.Thea Thomas needs to get away from her old life... and the interfering ex who won't leave her alone. When she lands a job heading up the restoration of Mill Grange, a stunning Victorian manor in Somerset, it feels like the perfect opportunity to start afresh.What she didn't anticipate was how hostile the volunteer team – led by the formidable Mabel ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Winter Fires at Mill Grange

    The perfect cosy heartwarming read this Christmas

    by Jenny Kane ...
    series The Mill Grange Series #4
    Reunite with the characters you love from the Mill Grange series for their Christmas finale!Can be read as a standalone, but you've still got time to catch up on the series before publication day... ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

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  • The Indian Tipi: Its History, Construction, and Use

    Its History, Construction, and Use

    When the first edition of this book was published in 1957, the art of making a tipi was almost lost, even among American Indians. Since that time a tremendous resurgence of interest in the Indian way of life has occurred, resurgence due in part, at least, to the Laubins' life-long efforts at preservation and interpretation of Indian culture.As The Indian Tipi makes obvious, the American Indian is ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • 1,001 Old-Time Household Hints

    Timeless Bits of Household Wisdom for Today's Home and Garden

    Wonder what Grandma would have used to clean greasy kitchen walls? Cure a sore throat? Conquer insect pests in her vegetable garden? Wonder no longer! Whatever your grandma did to fix and maintain things around the house and garden, it probably worked. That's because the old ways are often the best ways when it comes to solutions for everyday problems, ideas for saving time, and handy advice for ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Eat Up

    The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture

    by Lauren Mandel ...
    Soaring prices and concerns about chemical-laden fruits and vegetables increasingly drive us to grow our own healthy food close to home. In cities, however, vanishing ground space and contaminated soils spur farmers, activists, and restaurateurs to look to the skyline for a solution. The hunger for local food has reached new heights, and rooftops can provide the space that cities need to bring ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • A Spotlight Tour of Hagar Qim-Malta: Up, Close and Personal

    Malta is unique with all its above-ground, subterranean, and underwater temples. It is a living museum and a place of magic and surprises. Many are heeding Malta’s call to visit and connect with its sacred prehistoric sites.Instead of the general account of each temple, as described in ‘The Cosmic Perspective,’ in the A Spotlight Tour of… series, I will be giving a one-to-one explanation of each ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Guide to the LEED Green Associate V4 Exam

    series Wiley Series in Sustainable Design
    Prepare for the LEED Green Associate v4 exam with an expert who has been there – and passed!Guide to the LEED Green Associate V4 Exam is a comprehensive study guide for the LEED Green Associate v4 exam. Written by a LEED expert and consultant who actually passed the exam, this guide provides a first-hand account of preparation strategies that work. The book is designed to work with how people ... Read more

    $58.00 USD

  • Instant City

    Life and Death in Karachi

    by Steve Inskeep ...
    From the host of NPR's Morning Edition, a deeply reported portrait of Karachi, Pakistan, a city that illuminates the perils and possibilities of rapidly growing metropolises all around the world.In recent decades, the world has seen an unprecedented shift of people from the countryside into cities. As Steve Inskeep so aptly puts it, we are now living in the age of the "instant city," when new ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture

    A Complete Guide to Starting and Running Your Own Firm

    by Walter Rogers ...
    The all-inclusive reference to starting and operating a landscape architecture firmThe Professional Practice of Landscape Architecture, Second Edition is completely revised to keep up with the latest developments driving the day-to-day operation of a successful private-practice landscape architecture office. Whether helping a landscape architecture student identify a career track, providing ... Read more

    $79.00 USD

  • Russian Fortresses 1480–1682

    series Fortress
    In 1462 the throne of the Principality of Moscow passed to Ivan III (1462–1505), who succeeded in throwing off the Tatar yoke. For the next 200 years this new state struggled to maintain her borders against a series of attacks from the Lithuanians, Swedes and Poles to the west, as well as the Tatars to the south. They achieved this through the development of a network of fortified sites and a ... Read more

    $13.59 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

  • Shinto the Kami Way

    "An excellently rounded introduction by an eminent Shinto scholar."—Library JournalShinto, the indigenous faith of the Japanese people, continues to fascinate and mystify both the casual visitor to Japan and the long-time resident. Relatively unknown among the religions of the world, Shinto: The Kami Way provides an enlightening window into this Japanese faith.In its general aspects, Shinto is ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • Fallout Shelter

    Designing for Civil Defense in the Cold War

    In 1961, reacting to U.S. government plans to survey, design, and build fallout shelters, the president of the American Institute of Architects, Philip Will, told the organization’s members that “all practicing architects should prepare themselves to render this vital service to the nation and to their clients.” In an era of nuclear weapons, he argued, architectural expertise could “preserve us ... Read more

    $20.19 USD

  • Diseñando el futuro

    ¿Estás preparado para diseñar el futuro? Muchos de nosotros sentimos que, para preparar nuestro futuro, basta con pensar, actuar y aprender usando los métodos y valores presentes; nada más lejos de la realidad—especialmente en el mundo cambiante de hoy. Un niño recién nacido entra a un mundo que no ha sido construido por él o ella. Cada generación ha heredado los valores, logros, esperanzas, ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Why We Build

    Power and Desire in Architecture

    by Rowan Moore ...
    In an era of brash, expensive, provocative new buildings, a prominent critic argues that emotions—such as hope, power, sex, and our changing relationship to the idea of home—are the most powerful force behind architecture, yesterday and (especially) today.We are living in the most dramatic period in architectural history in more than half a century: a time when cityscapes are being redrawn on a ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Arts and Crafts Garden

    series Shire Library
    The Arts and Crafts Movement espoused values of simplicity, craftsmanship and beauty quite counter to Victorian and Edwardian industrialism. Though most famous for its architecture, furniture and ornamental work, between the 1890s and the 1930s the movement also produced gardens all over Britain whose designs, redolent of a lost golden era, had worldwide influence. These designs, by luminaries ... Read more

    $9.39 USD