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Out There: Architecture Beyond Building; Short Guide

By: Staff

Price: $33.50  $26.80

Publisher: Marsilio: 2008

Seller ID: 129208

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition guide. Book shows very light scuffing to covers only, otherwise Fine with sharp corners, no marking of any kind. 75 pages with many color prints from the 11th Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. Contens include Arsenale, Hall of fragments, Installations, Roma interrotta, Uneternal city, Giardini Masterrs, Experimental Architecute, Uploadcity, Ross Lovegrove, Participating countries, Venice pavilion, Manifesto for Milan, Collateral events, Architechts index. Text is in English. View more info

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Solar-oriented Architecture

By: Staff

Price: $22.50  $18.00

Publisher: AIA Research Corp. by the Arizona State University College of Architecture: 1975

Seller ID: 129251

Condition: Very Good


Book shows a series of solar "projects" -- 70 of them -- mostly residences, summarized on one page with a drawing of the building, dates, owner architect engineer, location, latitude, altitude, climatic data, building data, (solar) collection type, (solar) storage type, aux. and cooling. Then we have 20 pages of Analysis of basic principles of solar space heating and design impact, followed by 39 pages of detailed descriptions and drawing for ten selected residences. 142 pages in all, many detailed mechanical drawings, diagrams, flow charts, for active and passive solar systems. View more info

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Airport Construction & Operation Reference

By: Staff

Price: $67.85  $54.28

Publisher: Occidental Publishing Co.: 1942

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 129615

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. 80 pages on glossy paper, contents include: Airport design factors, (master polan, site selection, grading, soil tests, drainage design, seaplane facilitits) Air port surfaces ( turf, paved, stress and load factors, concrete, asphaltic surfaces, ) Airport buildings, Communication and traffic control, Operations, Personnel directory. Lots of ads: pp. 10 - 34, field layouts, building design, plans, cross sections, elevations, a page of concrete runway cross sectio... View more info

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Tom Kundig: Houses 2

By: Staff

Price: $33.00  $26.40

Publisher: N Y, Princeton Architectural Press: 2011

Seller ID: 143296

ISBN: 1616890401

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 248 pages. 9 3/4"w x 12 1/8"h. Many color photographs. View more info

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Recommended Practice for Engineered Brick Masonry

By: Staff

Price: $44.50  $35.60

Publisher: Virginia, Brick Institute of America: 1980

Seller ID: 144917

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. 337 pages with graphs, charts, tables, formulae, mechanical drawings. Table of contents include: Materials: Quality, Standards of quality; Non-loadbearing brick masonry: Lateral support; Stuctural design of brick masonry: Allowable stresses in non-reinforced brick masonry (and reinforced, and stresses in reinforcement) Shear on bolt and anchors, Design of walls and columns, Flexural design of reinforced brick masonry; Co... View more info

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Winery Design

By: Staff

Price: $18.95  $15.16

Publisher: teNeues: 2006

Seller ID: 145117

ISBN: 383279106X

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new with previous owner's name on front end paper as the only blemish. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 136 pages with large color photos throughout of state of the art winery warehouses, storage facilities and tasting rooms, often of avant-garde design, in USA, Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and other parts of Europe. View more info

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Richard Henriquez: Memory Theatre

By: Staff

Price: $12.95  $10.36

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1994

Seller ID: 145217

ISBN: 026269168X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

Architecture and Sculpture in Ireland, 1150-1350

By: Stalley, Roger

Price: $7.84  $6.27

Publisher: Dublin, Gill and Macmillan: 1971

Seller ID: 125690

ISBN: 0717105555

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with a tight binding. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 149 pages. Light pencil underlining. Many b&w photos. View more info

Tipis & Yurts: Authentic Design for Circular Shelters

By: Star, Blue Evening

Price: $28.95  $23.16

Publisher: Ashville, North Carolina, U.S.A., Lark Books: 1995

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 127642

ISBN: 0937274887

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. Very clean book with sharp corners to covers, 128 pages, many illustrations and color photos. View more info

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La Strada Romana In Italia

By: Sterpos, Daniele

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: 1970, Autostrade:

Seller ID: 132603

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 149 pages. Text in Italian. Many b&w photos. Pictorial cover. 9 1/8"w x 11"h. View more info

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Handbook of Regular Patterns: An Introduction to Symmetry in Two Dimensions

By: Stevens, Peter S.

Price: $140.00  $112.00

Publisher: MIT Press: 1980

Edition: Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed.

Seller ID: 106656

ISBN: 0262191881

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. 400 pp. Fully illustrated with line drawings, diagrams, patterns & b/w photos. pages 256 - 281 marred by solvent (?) stain -- about 1" in light yellow. Pretty crazy reference book: the examples in the handbook encompass a great variety of patterns -- architectural and ornamental, religious and commercial, ancient and modern -- all of which can be generated from a surprisingly few basic configurations. The book makes a step-by-step exploration of those configurations, starting with simple symm... View more info

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Love Every Leaf: The Life of Landscape Architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

By: Stinson, Kathy

Price: $76.50  $61.20

Publisher: Tundra: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 131541

ISBN: 0887768040

Condition: Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect. Dust jacket shows very minor shelf wear only, no tears. Inscribed by author on title page by "C.H.O." in black pen, very wobbly script. 89 pages, lots of b&w photos, architectural drawings. View more info

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Dutch Windmills

By: Stokhuyzen Frederik

Price: $23.95  $19.16

Publisher: Bussum Holland, Van Dishoeck: 1962

Seller ID: 103957

ISBN: 9022842517

Condition: Near Fine


5 by 8 inch, 128 pp., index, b/w photographs, technical drawings, line drawings, architectural renderings, - near fine copy with uncreased covers. Windmills of the most varied types: drainage mils, corn mills, and industrial mills for all sorts of purposes. By the former chairman of 'De Hollandsche Molen' shows these windmills from the aesthetic, the historical, and the technical point of view. Contents include: Types of Windmills, Important Exterior Features, Interior, Tradition in Windmills, Windmills & Merry-Making, Capacity of a Windmill, Windmills and Electricity, Present Situation;... View more info

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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