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100 Contemporary Architects

This two-volume compilation brings together highlights from TASCHEN's groundbreaking title "Building a New Millennium" and the first four volumes of our renowned "Architecture Now!" books for a comprehensive study of architecture around the

Jodidio, Philip

100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings

Anchored in the Earth. The charm of concrete architecture today. Who has not heard of concrete? It is that ugly stuff they make highway bridges and crumbling walls out of, right? Well, yes, and no. Concrete is actually a name applied to a re

Jodidio, Philip

100 Contemporary Green Buildings
Illustrations 696

Eco-friendly building in the world today The most exciting new buildings in the world are now almost all environmentally aware, sustainable, and conceived to consume far less energy than ever before. That architecture is one of

Jodidio, Philip

100 Ideas That Changed Architecture
300 colour illustrations 216

This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped architecture. Entertainingly written by an expert on architecture, it provides a concise history of the subject, and offers a fascinating res

Weston, Richard

100 Years, 100 Buildings
150 224

The founder of the blog A Daily Dose of Architecture, John Hill, is obsessed with his subject and determined to expose his fellow citizens to the glorious structures that shape our environment. In this beautifully designed compendium Hil

Hill, John

1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die
208(Ht mm) 138(Wdt mm) 960

1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die is a visual testament to the world's greatest achievements in architecture. Comprehensive yet concise, each article includes essential information about the featured structure

Irving, Mark

101 Things I Learned in Architecture School
Hardback , 134 x 186mm. 128

This book presents concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation, from the basics of "How to Draw a Line" to the complexities of color theory.This is a book that students of architecture w

Frederick, Matthew

150 Best Cottage And Cabin Ideas
190(Ht mm) 190(Wdt mm) 480

Filled with hundreds of color photographs, this comprehensive handbook in the highly successful 150 Best design series showcases the latest in successful small house design from some of today's most distinguished inter

Zamora, Francesc

202 Outstanding City House Ideas
575 colour photos, 50 b&w photos, 200 floor plans 600

A handsome and practical source of inspiration for designing, building or remodelling. An architect or homeowner who is tackling a project is confronted with thousands of new styles and mater

Gutierrez, Manel

21st Century Sustainable Homes

Necessity is the mother of invention, and the global necessity of facing the challenges of Climate Change has unleashed the inventive powers of architects around the world, many of whom are tackling the problem in original and highly creativ

Cleary, Mark

30-Second Architecture
60 colour illustrations 160

The 50 most significant principles and styles in architecture, each explained in half a minute. The bestselling 30-Second series offers a new approach to learning about those subjects you feel you should really unders

Denison, Edward

30:30 Landscape Architecture

In 30:30 Landscape Architecture, 30 of the most renowned landscape architects explore the work of the 30 of the world's top emerging architects with more than 500 illustrations. This book captures the essence of how the world is designed ar

Kombol, Meaghan

50 Architects 50 Buildings: The Buildings that Inspire Architects
250(Ht mm) 250(Wdt mm) 240

Leading architects explore the building that most inspired them and explain how it influenced their own work. Well-known contemporary architects choose the buildings from around the world that have inspired them and ma

Buxton, Pamela

Adventures in Architecture
Hardback , 248 x 190mm. 288 pages.

Dan Cruickshank tells the story of architecture in all its diversity, looking at 40 buildings that have impressed, astonished or delighted us or changed our perception of the world.

Cruickshank, Dan

Ai WeiWei
250 photographs 176

Klein, Caroline

Apartment Buildings

The exercise of creating homes for our ever-expanding populations is one of the greatest architectural challenges of today. Presenting a selection of projects by internationally renowned practices, that feature the latest technical and forma

Broto, Carles

Archiflop: A guide to the most spectacular failures in the histor

As soon as it leaves the protective environment of drafting boards, specialized computer programs, and sophisticated 3-D models, every architectural project is inevitably forced to face the circumstances of real life. In most cases, it's a r

Biamonti, Alessandro

Architect's Guide to Writing
22 colour 160

There are a lot of good books available to help people write better. They include dictionaries, usage guides, and various types of writers' manuals - and professional writers ought to have many of those books on their bookshelves.

Schmalz, Bill

Architectural Beach Houses

Large-format glossy photographs, floor plans, technical details and architectural commentary straight from the studios of the designing architects themselves make this an invaluable volume for any design or architecture professional. These a

Mostaedi, Arian

Architectural Theory

If you've ever wondered what goes through architects' minds when they design buildings, you'll be happy to know that there's no shortage of brilliant reading material to satisfy your curiosity. Wading through the archives at your local libra


Architecture In Minutes
127(Ht mm) 127(Wdt mm) 416

In this hyper-compact, fully illustrated guide to architecture, Susie Hodge outlines the history and theory of architecture from the earliest structures to the cutting-edge concepts of the present day. Along the way sh

Hodge, Susie

Architecture's Odd Couple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson
B&W photos throughout; color insert 352

In architectural terms, the twentieth century can be largely summed up with two names: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson. Wright (1867-1959) began it with his romantic prairie style; Johnson (1906-2005

Howard, Hugh


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Garza, Aaron

Art of Japanese Architecture
over 370 colour photographs, woodblock prints, maps, diagrams, and specially commissioned watercolor drawings 176

The architecture of a people is a living, breathing thing which constantly evolves. As a community grows, thrives, changes and deve

Young, David, Young, Michiko

Australian House Building Manual

Staines Alan

Australian Renovator's Manual

The all Australian practical guide for renovations and alterations in line with the Building Code of Australia. Updated 5th Edition - covers most of the popular renovations and alterations around the home with trade methods and hints describ

Staines, Alan

Barcelona Architecture and Design
150 photographs 240

Barcelona is the cultural center of Spain. A tourist's hot spot and one of the most frequented cities in summer. There is a lot more to Barcelona's architecture than just Gaudi. Since the Olympic Games in 1992 international a


Best Contemporary Country Houses

Country homes are becoming closer to our hearts and can offer the perfect sanctuary from our busy lives. This gorgeous book is a showcase of the very best contemporary country houses the world has to offer. Featuring floor plans and informat

Takle, Gary

Best of Grand Designs Australia

The Best of Grand Designs Australia is a selection of inspiring homes from Australia's best loved home design show, showcasing some of the most innovative and inspirational homes to feature through series 1-5. Featuring 27 homes from all cor

Grand Designs

Building Better
illustrations (colour) 240

Sustainably built single-family homes don't have to be ugly. In this book, architects and homeowners share their perspectives on the interplay between ecology and contemporary architecture. For anyone who is in the pro

Borges, Sofia, Ehmann, S., Klanten, Robert

Building with Straw Bales
colour illustrations, diagrames 240

This book explains in straightforward terms the principles of straw-bale building for self-builders, architects and construction industry professionals. Straw-bale buildings are cost-effective, easy to build a

Jones, Barbara

Cabin Porn

'Addictive ...a charter for wistfulness' Observer 'An enchanting rabbit hole of handmade houses' The New York Times 'The Bible of pared back, natural living' Der Spiegel 'Take a deep breath and let the inspiration sink in' GQ Cabin Porn b

Klein, Zach, Leckart, Steven

Campo Baeza: Complete Works

Ojeda, Riera

Chairs by Architects
125 colour illustrations 160

What is it that distinguishes a chair designed by an architect? Why is it so tempting for an architect to have a chair in his or her portfolio? Is it possible to use creative solutions interchangeably in both domains

Toromanoff, Agata

City House, Country House

The much anticipated follow-up to the bestselling Big House, Small House. City House, Country House explores 40 of New Zealand's most outstanding residential projects in locations ranging from intensely urban to spectacularly remote. New fa

Walsh, John

Coastal Homes of the World


Color and Graphics Architecture

This book is a collection of the finest examples of the synergy generated by graphics and the use of color in architecture. The selection of projects demonstrates how graphics and color can reinforce the strength of volumes and spaces. The s

Broto, Carles

Concrete Concept
150 192

Concrete Concept takes architecture admirers on a tour of the world's most impressive, celebrated and controversial Brutalist buildings. Featuring 50 existing international examples (built between the 1950s to 1970s), it skips from one c

Beanland, Christopher, Meades, Jonathan

Cottage and Cabin
320 Colour Photographs 336

From a prototypical Colorado log cabin in the Rockies to a Wisconsin backwoods lakeside retreat, from a cliffside escape in the Grenadines to a classic Nantucket shingle-style cottage, Cottage and Cabin features an exc

Paul, Linda Leigh

Cottage Bible
illustrations 280

Praise for the first edition: ""Cottagers, prepare to worship [this] must-have guide." " -- The Toronto Star ""New cabin owners will reap a greater confidence, a working vocabulary and an ace-up-their-sleeve with this book as

MacKie, Gerry, Taylor, Laura (York University, Canada)

Creative Facades
illustrations 300

This volume presents a fascinating and exhaustive study on the treatment of facades, from the conception of the design to the final execution of the project. Each chapter focuses on a particular material, with the wide range of

Broto, Eduard

Dream Treehouses
200 colour illustrations and photographs 240

French design company La Cabane Perchee presents 40 extraordinary treehouses designed and built by the acclaimed team. Featuring houses in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Denmark, Russia, Italy, Spain,

Laurens, Alain, Dufour, Daniel, Andre, Ghislain

Eco Solutions Sustainable Approaches For a Bioclimatic Home
The intention of adapting world sustainability models to the context of a household provides opportunities for a fusion of lifestyle choices which result in sustainable living.Through the various categories which include shelter, power, food, transpo


Edifices de Rome Moderne

Paul Letarouilly's masterpiece, Edifices de Rome Moderne, has been hailed as the most beautiful book on Renaissance architecture ever published. Letarouilly (1795 1855) devoted thirty-five years to drawing the plans, sections, elevations, pe

Letarouilly, Paul

Incremental Housing and Participatory Design Manual 512

What began as an academic initiative to improve the quality of life of the poor strata of the population has now become a professional "do tank" offering services that cover the entire spec

Aravena, Alejandro, Iacobelli, Andres

Ethno Architecture and Interiors
600 illustrations 600

Far-flung cultures have always been a source of inspiration for the exploration-minded Old Continent. Charmed by the exoticism of those distant styles, furniture designs and objets d'art, this decorative trend still exists


300 Colour and black and white illustrations 328

A landmark volume to commemorate what is arguably the most significant private residence of the twentieth century. With stunning photography commissioned especially for the book, Fallingwater capt

Waggoner, Lynda S., Little, Christopher

Farnsworth House
Miles van der Rohe 60

The only residence built by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in America, Farnsworth House exemplifies both the central tenet of the International Style by inverting the conventions of traditional architecture, and of Mies' own desi

Vandenberg, Maritz

Five Hundred Buildings Of London
500 b&w illustrations 608

Five hundred glorious photographs showcase the finest, most majestic and most interesting examples of architecture in the world's greatest city, London. The book represents a photographic district-by-district tour of th

Davies, Gill

Five Hundred Buildings Of Paris
500 b&w illus 608

Five hundred stunning duotone photographs showcase the finest, most majestic, and interesting examples of architecture in one of the world's most beloved citiesThe greatest buildings, monuments, and structures of Paris come to

Driscoll, James, Brockmann, Jorg, Borrus, Kathy

Frank Lloyd Wright
Hardback 192 pages.

Frank Lloyd Wright (1867???1959) exercised a shaping influence on architectural history throughout the world as only very few other architects beside him have done. His structures ??? developed from landscape, program, materi

Treiber, Daniel

Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings

A pavilion made from paper. An inflatable concert hall. A building that eats smog. A bridge that grows grapes. The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings captures the soaring confidence, the thoughtful intelligence, the futuristic wonder, a

Kushner, Mark

Great Grand & Famous Opera Houses

Great, Grand & Famous Opera Houses takes its readers on a tour of the world's most beautiful opera venues, from exquisite gems of early theatre design such as the Ope ! Royal in Versailles and the Slottsteater at Drottingholm, Sweden, to ext

Gubler, Fritz

Green Design
From Theory to Practice 144

What is Green Design and how can we implement it? This is a pressing question that all designers must inescapably confront today. Is it simply about compliance to green accreditation systems (such as LEED or BREEAM)?

Yeang, Ken, Spector, Arthur

Green, Greener, Greenest: Facades, Roof, Indoors
350 colour illustrations 192

With the advent of increased environmental awareness in all areas of life, and the associated implementation strategies, the concept of sustainability has become a driving force of architecture and landscape architec

Uffelen, Chris van

colour photographs 176

"A well-presented, detailed view of traditional Korean domestic architecture overlooked until now." Library Journal In recent decades, few nations have transformed themselves as radically as Korea. Amid Seoul's glas

Park, Nani, Fouser, Robert J.

Happy City

Happy City is the story of how the solutions to this century's problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living. This is going to be the century of the city. But what actually makes a good city? Why are some cities a joy to live in

Montgomery, Charles

Hide and Seek

Our longing for simplicity, clarity, and relaxation often leads us into nature. Hide and Seek showcases the most beautiful places for satisfying this longing. More and more people are yearning to live in harmony with nature. Yet they don't w

Borges, S., Ehmann, S., Klanten, Robert

High Line
illustrations 452

The first-hand, behind-the-scenes account of the creative inspiration behind the High Line, the transformative public 'park in the sky' that has reshaped global perceptions of urban space - and become one of the most beloved an

James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio, Renfro

History of Architecture in 100 Buildings
246(Ht mm) 189(Wdt mm) 352

Architecture is an all-embracing adventure without end. It is a story that can never be completed - not as long as mankind continues to build, to invent, to discover; it is the story told in this book. The history of a

Cruickshank, Dan

Home Extended

An illustrated journey looking at beautiful and innovative ideas to extend a dwelling. Focusing on different houses from around the world, beautiful images will inspire anyone considering making improvements and extensions on their home. Usin


Home Work
Illustrations (some col.) 232

A fascinating guide to homemade shelter presents images and ideas culled from across the globe, including bottle homes in the Nevada desert, tree houses on the South China Sea, Japanese stilt houses, and much, much

Kahn, Lloyd

House Adaptation

Sprintz, Harry

Houses for Small Spaces

With many cities around the globe bursting at the seams, town planners are creating smaller lot sizes. As a result, architects and designers are pushing the boundaries of available space. In this book we look at some of the solutions and help t

Takle, Gary

Houses of Louis Kahn
100 colour images + 150 black-&-white illustrations 280

Louis Kahn (1901-1974), one of the most important architects of the postwar period, is widely admired for his great monumental works, including the Kimbell Art Museum, the Salk Institute, a

Marcus, George H., Whitaker, William

How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator
Step by Step Guide to Building or Extending Your Own Home 144

Staines, Allan

How to Work with an Architect
125 colour illustrations 128

This book offers advice on working with an architect to rebuild or remodel your home. It features prominent architects and their philosophies and sidebars including planning checklists and a directory of architects.

Morosco, Gerald

Iconic Australian Houses 70/80/90
Illustrations 256

In this follow-up to the design classic "50/60/70 Iconic Australian Houses", Karen McCartney, founding editor of interiors magazine "Inside Out", has compiled a selection of significant examples of Australian houses of the 1970

McCartney, Karen

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

An in-depth study of one of Boston's treasured cultural landmarks, the pioneering patron behind the collection, and the Pritzker Prize-winning architect who modernized the Gardner Museum's vision. When Isabella Stewart Gardner opened her exq

Hawley, Anne

Istanbul Architecture

Few cities have such a rich and exciting history as Istanbul, progressively known as Byzantium then Constantinople before taking its current name. Straddling two continents and endorsing many cultures, its built environment charts a history

Gul, Murat, Howells, Trevor

Julius Shulman. Modernism Rediscovered

?The buildings burned in our memories, which to us represent the spirit of fifties and sixties architectural design, were those whose pictures were widely published in magazines and books; but what about those that got lost in the process, h

Serraino, Pierluigi, Shulman, Julius

Le Corbusier Le Grand
Hardback , 420 x 320mm.

Le Corbusier (1887-1965) is one of the giants of twentieth-century architecture and design. Born Charles Edouard Jeanneret in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, the self-named Le Corbusier was not only the creator of some o


Masterpieces: Bungalow Architecture + Design

The bungalow as we know it was created when British colonial administrators adapted a classic style of Indian architecture to build their summer retreats: All the typical rooms of a house were organized on one floor around a central parlor.

Galindo, Michelle

Material Innovation: Architecture
419 illustrations, 415 in colour 224

This new volume in the Material Innovation series focuses on architecture, and features buildings that showcase the innovative use of a particular material. The book explores specific categories of materials

Dent, Andrew H., Sherr, Leslie

Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide

A must-have guide to one of the most fertile regions for the development of Mid-Century Modern architecture This handbook - the first ever to focus on the architectural wonders of the West Coast of the USA - provides visitors with an expertl

Lubell, Sam

Nail It!

Nail it! Take control of your building project & save thousands is targeted at addressing the lack of knowledge and confidence that homeowners often experience when dealing with the building industry. The drive for homeowners to improve thei

Hobill, Adam

Nanotecture: Tiny Built Things

The most wide-ranging, comprehensive and inclusive book on small-scale architecture ever published An inspiring, surprising and fun collection of 300 works of small-scale architecture including demountable, portable, transportable and inflat

Roke, Rebecca

New Acropolis Museum
202 Colour and Black and White Illustrations 168

A comprehensive look at the eagerly anticipated New Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, and the celebrated collection it houses. Marking the opening of the New Acropolis Museum, this book examines

Bernanrd Tschumi Architec

New Asia Pacific House
photographs, plans 296

The New Asia Pacific House features the most spectacular and imaginative recent house designs in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Australia. The first decade of the 21st century has seen the emergence of a vib

Bingham-Hall, Patrick

Norman Foster

Norman Foster is a phenomenon - as an architect, but also as an individual. He is responsible for a dozen or more of the most recognisable buildings of the last thirty years. Under his driven leadership, what is now called Foster and Partner

Sudjic, Deyan

On and by Frank Lloyd Wright - A Primer of Architectural Principles
85 col & 265 b/w 372

Few architects shaped the course of architectural history as dramatically as Frank Lloyd Wright. While Wright has long been the focus of scholarly debate, among his other many accomplishments during his long career he was al

McCarter, Robert

Perfect Treehouse
illustrations 144

Treehouses awaken the little kid inside all of us. The idea of having a fantasy house in the treetops appeals to pretty much everyone one. But building a treehouse the right way takes a lot of thought, planning, hard work and a

Kroner, Django

Persian Art and Architecture
280 illustrations, 250 in colour 280

Persian art and architecture have a rich heritage that stretches far beyond the borders of modern-day Iran, from the Abbasid monuments of Baghdad to the splendid Timurid buildings of Samarqand and Bukhara. Th

Stierlin, Henri

Place Makers Contemporary Queensland Architects
Paperback 300

No Author Provided

Renzo Piano
Paperback 416 pages.

Renzo Piano was born in Genoa, Italy, in 1937. He established technology as a starting point for his designs. This work shows that he modified his attempts to generate an architectural character based on technological forms

Jodidio, Philip

Reviewing the Performance

Woolley Ken

Rock the Shack

From weekend homes to get-away cabins in the mountains, by the sea, or in the woods, this architecture embodies our longing for lounging in nature. For the first time in the history of humankind, more people live in cities than in the countr

Ehmann, S, Borges, S

Roman Bezjak
76 color illustrations 160

For the past five years, Slovenian photographer Roman Bezjak (born 1962) has been traveling to Eastern Europe to document that region's rich heritage of socialist modernist architecture--a subject that is receiving inc

Schube, Inka

Self-Build Manual
illustrations 256

Most of us would love to design and build our own home. In fact, more people than ever are doing precisely this. But how exactly do you go about it? How much of the building work should you do yourself? This manual explains the

Rock, Ian

Shack: In Praise of an Australian Icon
236(Ht mm) 188(Wdt mm) 212

In Australia shacks have become our protest against the brick veneer, the place where we unwind on holiday, the workshop that feeds our soul.

Photographer Simon Griffiths has travelled the countryside, from J

Griffiths Simon

Paperback , 366 x 280mm. 224

Shelter is many things - a visually dynamic, oversized compendium of organic architecture past and present; a how-to book that includes over 1,250 illustrations; and a Whole Earth Catalog-type sourcebook fo

Kahn, Lloyd, Easton, B.

Shelter II
Black and White Photographs throughout 224

"Shelter II" is the second in a series of books about people building their own homes in different parts of the world. The principles outlined in "Shelter, " published almost 40 years ago, seem even mor

Kahn, Lloyd

Singular Vision: Harry Seidler

The power, passions and private life of the architect who shaped modern Australia - shortlisted for the 2015 National Biography Awards Harry Seidler, a stylish, decisive and highly opinionated man, was a key figure in international modern ar

O'Neill, Helen

Small House Living

Smart, space-efficient houses are becoming the way of the future. Small House Living showcases an inspiring collection of homes measuring less than 90m2 from around New Zealand. Family homes, baches and apartments are included in the line-up

Foster, Catherine

Small Houses
Contemporary Japanese Dwellings 160

Condensed ingenuity: Japanese residential architecture. When designing small residences, Japanese architects play with the boundaries of space, employ unusual materials, and develop new concepts for living tog

Hildner, Claudia

Soviet Bus Stops
157 colour illustrations 192

Photographer Christopher Herwig has covered more than 30,000km by car, bike, bus and taxi in 13 former Soviet countries discovering and documenting these unexpected treasures of modern art. From the shores of the Bla

Herwig, Christopher, Murray, Damon, Sorrell, Stephen, Meades, Jonathan

Spectacular Architecture
260 colour photos, 50 b&w illus 208

For Sordo Madaleno, Mexico is one of the few countries with its own architectural heritage, unlike other places of great influence such as Paris, New York and London, whose global universal architecture often

Calzada, Elena

Story of Western Architecture
200 bw illus 352

Now in its fourth edition, this classic bestselling book has been updated with brand new chapters and hand-drawn illustrations. Using a highly accessible approach, the author takes history rather than aesthetics as his starti

Risebero, Bill

Studio Anne Holtrop #73

Anne Holtrop (1977) graduated in 2005 from the Academie van Bouwkunst in Amsterdam with a cum laude degree in architecture and in 2009 started his own studio. Today his office is based in Muharraq (Bahrain) and Amsterdam (The Netherlands). H

Holtrop, Anne, Lauwaert, Maailke

sub/Urban Idea: From Terraced Houses to Residential Estates
200 colour illustrations 256

As the Pet Shop Boys already said: Where the suburbs met utopia. Since 2008, for the first time in human history, more people reside in cities than in the countryside. As a result, suburban housing development is one

Baker, Lisa

Sydney's Martin Place
270(Ht mm) 215(Wdt mm) 288

Martin Place is one of Sydney's iconic urban places. Since the 1890s it has fulfilled a vital role as a significant public space at the centre of Australia's most populous city; in the heart of the central business dis

O'Callaghan, Judith, Hogben, Paul, Freestone, Robert

This Building Likes Me

This Building Likes Me offers an engaging account of the recent work of one of Australia's most significant architectural practices, John Wardle Architects (JWA). The practice is fascinated by those who experience their buildings and spaces

John Wardle Architects

Tiny Homes on the Move
Full Colour Photographs throughout 224

"Tiny Homes on the Move" chronicles 21st-century nomads -- people who inhabit homes that are compact and mobile, either on wheels or in the water. In photos and stories, this fascinating book explores moder

Kahn, Lloyd

Tiny Houses Built with Recycled Materials
illustrations 156

Join the tiny house trend! The tiny house movement is a big trend with a very small footprint. Extremely small house, with less than 1,000 square feet of space, are environmentally friendly, less expensive than typical homes, a

Mitchell, Ryan

Town Houses
illustrations 240

"Town Houses".

Broto, Charles

Tree Houses : Fairy Castles in the Air

Childhood fantasy meets grown-up "savoir faire"The idea of climbing a tree for shelter, or just to see the earth from another perspective, is surely as old as humanity. Tree houses are chronicled in ancient civilizations and their lore cross

Jodidio, Philip

Triumph of the City
Illustrations 456

Understanding the modern city and the powerful forces within it is the life's work of Harvard urban economist Edward Glaeser, who at forty is hailed as one of the world's most exciting urban thinkers. Travelling from city to ci

Glaeser, Edward

Twenty Houses by Twenty Architects
350 col. 240

'Twenty Houses by Twenty Architects' presents twenty houses designed by the most celebrated architects of the moment, in a wide range of countries. Technical data, plans and a biographical profile of the architect are presented for

Daguerre, Mercedes

200 illustrations 224

The home of the pope and the seat of the Holy See, the Vatican is a unique entity, a sovereign city-state that shelters some of the world's most sacred treasures within its hundred and ten acres. The story of this hallowed

Chivot, Dominique


Freeman, Desmond

Why You Can Build it Like That
100 colour illustrations 224

In Why You Can Build It Like That, John Zukowsky examines buildings from the past half century or so that pushed the boundaries of what was architecturally acceptable when they were built. 100 striking international

Zukowsky, John

Wood Architecture Now!

Living material - You'll be amazed what wood can do. As soon as the first men bravely moved out of their protective caves, they surely built protective structures out of wood. The ultimate renewable resource for architecture is thus the olde

Jodidio, Philip

World Architecture: The Masterworks
357 colour illustrations 320

A world of beauty and genius is unveiled in over 350 photographs which take you on an epic journey celebrating the finest examples of architecture from over 2,000 years of civilization. Deftly splitting the history o

Pryce, Will

Your Cabin In The Woods
Line drawings,2-color 288

For 70 years, readers have been enjoying Meinecke's classic odes to the simple life, Your Cabin in the Woods (1943) and Cabin Craft and Outdoor Living (1947). For the first time, these books are combined into a deluxe t

Meinecke, Conrad E., Aures, Victor