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Sentient City: Ubiquitous Comp...

Our cities are "smart" and getting smarter as information processing capabilit... Our cities are "smart" and getting smarter as information processing capability is embedded throughout more and more of our urban infrastructure. Few of us object to traffic light control systems that respond to the ebbs and flows of city traffic; but... more

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Sustainable Urbanism and Beyon...

The city in the twenty-first century faces major challenges, including social ... The city in the twenty-first century faces major challenges, including social and economic stratification, wasteful consumption of resources, transportation congestion, and environmental degradation. More than half of the world's population lives in... more

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The Greenest Home: Superinsula...

Passive is the new green. Passive Houses--well insulated, virtually airtight b... Passive is the new green. Passive Houses--well insulated, virtually airtight buildings--can decrease home heating consumption by an astounding 90 percent, making them not only an attractive choice for prospective homeowners, but also the right choice... more

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Sketchup for Interior Design: ...

A practical guide to SketchUp addressing the specific needs of interior design... A practical guide to SketchUp addressing the specific needs of interior designers Already a common and popular tool for architects and landscape architects, SketchUp is increasingly finding a place in the professional workflow of interior designers.... more

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Finding Lost Space: Theories o...

The problem of "lost space," or the inadequate use of space, afflicts most urb... The problem of "lost space," or the inadequate use of space, afflicts most urban centers today. The automobile, the effects of the Modern Movement in architectural design, urban-renewal and zoning policies, the dominance of private over public... more

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Modern Modular: The Prefab Hou...

"Architects of the Dwell House, Resolution: 4 Architects has designed and buil... "Architects of the Dwell House, Resolution: 4 Architects has designed and built more than fifteen prefab homes. Instead of designing "the home" and then trying to invent a system of production, Resolution: 4 Architecture developed "a system of design,"... more

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Prefab Homes

In 1944, Winston Churchill promised to manufacture up to 500,000 prefabricated... In 1944, Winston Churchill promised to manufacture up to 500,000 prefabricated bungalows to ease the housing shortage after the Second World War. Made in factories, over 156,000 temporary "prefabs" of a few designs were delivered to eager Local Authoritie more

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Design With Japanese Obi

Japanese Obi or "sashes" are colorful pieces of fabric that can be used to gre... Japanese Obi or "sashes" are colorful pieces of fabric that can be used to great effect in interior decorating as well as traditional Japanese dress. In "Design with Japanese Obi," the authors present the obi as it is being used in interiors today, de more

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Authentic Small Houses of the ...

The dream of owning a private home became a reality for many Americans in the ... The dream of owning a private home became a reality for many Americans in the prosperous years immediately following World War I. But not all prospective homeowners could easily afford the services of an architect, so the nonprofit Architects' Small House more

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Key Interiors Since 1900

This book defines the history of modern interior design through the reuse of e... This book defines the history of modern interior design through the reuse of existing buildings. This approach allows the history of the interior to be viewed as separate from the history of architecture and instead enables the interior to develop its... more

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Spa-de 19: International Revie...

SPA DE 19 SPACE AND DESIGN SPA DE 19 SPACE AND DESIGN more

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Carlo Scarpa: Architecture and...

CARLO SCARPA [9780847829118] CARLO SCARPA [9780847829118] more

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A Shelter in the Garden: Playh...

Whether it's a treehouse perched among the branches or a rustic gazebo by a po... Whether it's a treehouse perched among the branches or a rustic gazebo by a pond, a small-scale playhouse or a whimsical dovecote, shelters in the garden conjure thoughts of childhood and long-ago summers. "A Shelter in the Garden" inspires readers to... more

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Conversations with Paolo Soler...

Paolo Soleri's architectural-philosophical thinking sets forth fundamental ref... Paolo Soleri's architectural-philosophical thinking sets forth fundamental reformulations to address the globalizing world's most urgent environmental, urban infrastructural, and socio-ethical problems. In this book, Soleri's most recent... more

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The Fourth Dimension in Archit...

THE FOURTH DIMENSION IN ARCHITECTURE THE FOURTH DIMENSION IN ARCHITECTURE more

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Oscar Niemeyer and Brazilian F...

OSCAR NIEMEYER AND BRAZILIAN FREE-FORM MODERNISM OSCAR NIEMEYER AND BRAZILIAN FREE-FORM MODERNISM more

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What Style Is It?: A Guide to ...

Architectural style is defined as a definite type of architecture, distinguish... Architectural style is defined as a definite type of architecture, distinguished by special characteristics of structure and ornament. This revised edition of What Style Is It? includes new sections on Neoclassical, Romanesque and Rustic Styles. It... more

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Interior Desecrations: Hideous...

Warning This book is not to be used in any way, shape, or form as a design man... Warning This book is not to be used in any way, shape, or form as a design manual. Rather, like the documentary about youth crime "Scared Straight," it is meant as a caution of sorts, a warning against any lingering nostalgia we may have for the 1970s,... more

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Saving Wright: The Freeman Hou...

Winner of The University of Mary Washington Center for Historic Preservation's... Winner of The University of Mary Washington Center for Historic Preservation's 2012 Historic Preservation Book Prize, this book is a case study on the preservation of an important work of modern architecture. The story of the Freeman House, and of the... more

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Small Scale, Big Change: New A...

The role of the global architect in society is changing. Instead of waiting fo... The role of the global architect in society is changing. Instead of waiting for commissions to come their way, architects are initiating and developing practical solutions in response to dramatically changing living conditions in many parts of the... more

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