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Artist and the Built Environment, The

By: Stoltenberg, Donald

Price: $18.95  $15.16

Publisher: Worcester, MA, Davis Publications, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140860

ISBN: 0871921189

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 150 pages. Many photos and illustrations. Oblong. 11 1/4"w x 8 3/4"h. "A sampling of what past and contemporary artists have done with the theme of the built environment. When possible, descriptions of the approaches and techniques of past painters have been included, especially when stated in their own words. The working methods of several currently active artists are followed in greater detail as they react to, analyze, and finally synthesize a painting or drawing." This book includes artists who have responded to this the... View more info

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The New Wood Architecture

By: Stungo, Naomi

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Corte Madera, CA, Gingko Press: 1998

Seller ID: 144240

ISBN: 3927258881

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full black cloth boards. Slight wear to dust jacket. 240 pages. 9 1/2"w x 11 1/2"h. View more info

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Kindergarten Chats and Other Writings (Dover Architecture)

By: Sullivan, Louis

Price: $9.50  $7.60

Publisher: N Y, Dover Publications: 1979

Seller ID: 142928

ISBN: 0486238121

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 252 pages. 6 3/8"w x 9 1/4"h. Edge wear to cover. Black and white photographs. View more info

Drawing File for Architects, Illustrators, and Designers

By: Szabo, Marc

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: N Y, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1976

Seller ID: 139434

ISBN: 0442278780

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Approx. 200 pages. 8 7/8"w x 11 7/8"h. Previous owner's name on cover. Line drawings of people doing various activities, including walking, sitting, lounging, dancing, and playing sports. Also includes cars and boats. Way seventies. View more info

Architecture in Philadelphia: A Guide

By: Teitelman, Edward;Longstreth, Richard W.

Price: $27.00  $21.60

Publisher: MIT Press: 1974

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 125580

ISBN: 0262200287

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Sharp corners, 284 pages, maps, a great many b&w photos showing individual buildings. View more info

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Images of the Gamble House: Masterwork of Greene & Greene

By: Thomas, Jeanette A

Price: $42.95  $34.36

Publisher: Gamble House, University of Southern California: 1989

Seller ID: 145426

ISBN: 0962229601

Condition: Fne


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows general scuffing, sun fading at spine, a little edge wear, one 1" tear at upper edge. Book itself @ 91 pages is absolutely clean; contents include Transition: Joinery, Oriental forms, The theme of three, Flower and trees, Doors, Fireplaces, Leaded art glass. Laid in postcard from a visit to the house. Over 100 full color photos. View more info

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Old Louisville: The Victorian Era

By: Thomas, Samuel W.; William Morgan

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Courier-Journal, Louisville Times, Data Courier: 1975

Seller ID: 144651

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full brown cloth boards. Edge wear to dust jacket. Oblong format: 12 1/8"w x 9 3/4"h. 152 pages. Many b&w photographs. Pages a bit wavy. View more info

Frank Lloyd Wright in Pop-Up

By: Thomson, Iain

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: London, PRC Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 143388

ISBN: 11856486036

Condition: Very Good


Large-format book, 12"w x 12 7/8"h. All pop-ups in good working order. "Using the latest in paper engineering, this book brings to life six of Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous buildings. Includes the Robie House in Chicago, the Charles Ennis House, Fallingwater, the Johnson's Wax administrative building and research tower, the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art." View more info

Wood-Framed Shear Wall Construction; An Illustrated Guide

By: Thor Matteson, Structural Engineer

Price: $46.95  $37.56

Publisher: International Code Council: 2004

Seller ID: 140424

ISBN: 1580011136

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Many b&w photos, 123 pages. View more info

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Rafael Moneo: Audrey Jones Beck Building The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

By: Thorne, Martha; Aker, Joe C.; Zvonkovic, Gary

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: Germany, Axel Menges: 2000

Seller ID: 124357

ISBN: 3930698366

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 60 pages. Many photos. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. View more info

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Structure of Eduardo Torroja: An Autobiography of Engineering Accomplishment, The

By: Torroja, Eduardo

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: N Y, F.W. Dodge Corporation: 1958

Seller ID: 136718

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 198 pages. 7 1/8"w x 10"h. Full yellow cloth boards. Tears and tape on worn price-clipped dust jacket. Many black and white photos and illustrations. View more info

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The Inner Harmony of the Japanese House

By: Ueda, Atsushi

Price: $16.95  $13.56

Publisher: N Y, Kodansha Amer Inc: 1998

Seller ID: 142372

ISBN: 4770023537

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 204 pages. 7 1/2"w x 10 1/8"h. Many b&w photographs. Softcover with dust jacket. View more info

The Colonial House Then and Now: A Picture Study of the Early American House Adapted to Modern Living

By: Underwood, Francis H.

Price: $8.41  $6.73

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, U.S.A., C. E. Tuttle Co: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 120820

ISBN: 0804811504

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 172 pages. View more info

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Earth Sheltered Housing Design: Guidelines, Examples, and References

By: University of Minnesota; Minnesota Energy Agency

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: N Y, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1979

Seller ID: 145579

ISBN: 0442288212

Condition: Very Good


Some yellow highlighting. 318 pages. Oblong format: 11 1/8"w x 8 1/2"h. "This book of guidelines offers homeowners and architects a comfortable and economic approach to underground housing based on modern construction techniques. It provides plans, details, and photographs of existing examples of earth sheltered houses from around the country, and shows how to design homes using such low cost natural resource and energy-saving systems as layers of soil insulation and passive solar heating. Many of the homes illustrate how the designs can be adapted to take advantage of specifi... View more info

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Towards a New Museum

By: Victoria Newhouse

Price: $43.95  $35.16

Publisher: The Monacelli Press: 2007

Seller ID: 143325

ISBN: 1580931804

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 349 pages in oversize format filled with architectural drawings, plans and examples of museum interiors and exteriors, and such things as interior colors, lighting, display choices, pedestals, framing, etc. View more info

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Igrejas historicas de Salvador = Historical churches in Salvador

By: Vilaron, Andre; AC Junior

Price: $55.00  $44.00

Publisher: Ministry of Foreign Relations of Brazil: 2006

Seller ID: 146153

ISBN: 8560123008

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slightly bumped at bottom of spine. 176 pages. Color illustrations. Text in Portuguese and English. View more info

Image for Foundation of Architecture: Selections from the Dictionnaire Raisonne, The

Foundation of Architecture: Selections from the Dictionnaire Raisonne, The

By: Viollet-Le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel

Price: $29.95  $23.96

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., George Braziller: 1990

Seller ID: 122183

ISBN: 0807612448

Condition: Near Fine


Nice copy with no creasing to covers or spine, text/interior is free of any marking of any kind, clean covers, appears new with very light edge wear. View more info

Image for Mud, Space and Spirit: Handmade Adobes

Mud, Space and Spirit: Handmade Adobes

By: Virginia Gray; Alan Macrae

Price: $75.95  $60.76

Publisher: Capra Press: 1976

Seller ID: 145400

ISBN: 0884960595

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with light wear to covers, slightly curled corners. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind except as noted below. 95 pages with b&w photos of mud house exteriors, interiors, bathrooms, hippies, hippy clothing, hippy children, art, windows, doors stoves, etc. Pretty super-hippie. Not a construction guide but a photo essay of adobe homes of the era. Previous owner's inscription at front endpaper View more info

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Churches on Cape Cod

By: Vuilleumier, Marion Rawson

Price: $8.41  $6.73

Publisher: Taunton, MA, Wm. S. Sullwold Publishing: 1974

Seller ID: 114539

ISBN: 08884920054

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 128 pages. 6"w x 9 1/4"h. Previous owner's name inside. Lots of lovely b&w line drawings of the churches of Cape Cod, followed by a written description. View more info

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Tiny Tiny Houses: or How to Get Away From It All

By: Walker, Lester R.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, Overlook Books: 1987

Seller ID: 143020

ISBN: 0879512717

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's inscription inside. Price-clipped dust jacket. 220 pages. 8 3/4"w x 11 1/4"h. Many b&w illustrations and photos. "Lester Walker's new book contains over 40 invitations to explore--and maybe build--some of the most charming, eccentric, fantastical tiny houses ever built or conceived in America. Some are centuries old, some are exciting new ideas existing only in the imagination of these brilliant drawings and anecdotal stories." View more info