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    Architecture Today: Houses

    Hardback £23.46

    Illustrated celebration of the work of forty contemporary architecture studios which specialise in house designs guided by different factors, with commentaries by the architects themselves.

    Cottage in the Country

    By Jane Eastoe

    Hardback £11.45

    A collection of the most fascinating and picturesque cottages from the National Trust.

    Work of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

    By Juhani Pallasmaa

    Hardback Save £15.54 = £29.46

    Looking at the Atlantic Ocean, this book is based around a number of plan types that answer to the particular local climate: open to the sun but sheltered from the winds, and built using traditional materials that are allowed to weather, these dwellings embody the architects' engagement with their unique...

    Small Lofts

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    This book contains dozens of examples of smaller lofts - open plan living spaces under 120 square metres - from all over the world. They demonstrate that, even with severe space limitations, it is possible to achieve and maintain the essence of a post-industrial New York loft.

    Small & Smart Interiors

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    A showcase for projects which convey the ingenuity and skill of architects and designers who create interesting, but smaller-sized, living environments for modern urban professionals.

    Waterside Modern

    By Dominic Bradbury

    Paperback £12.63

    From the Mediterranean to the Pacific Ocean and the tropical idylls of Southeast Asia, this book takes an international trip to the world's most stunning waterside homes. It features photographs of each house that reveal its architecture, interior design and surroundings, while plans provide an additional layer of information.

    Architects' Homes

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    Features the homes of a range of leading architects from around the world.

    Contemporary Vernacular Design: How British Housing Can Rediscover its Soul

    By Clare Nash

    Paperback Save £3.84 = £38.16

    This book presents 25 international housing schemes that draw on traditional vernacular principles whilst taking into account modern day materials, methods and financial or energy requirements. The aim is to show how, despite mass housing needs, we can design quality modern schemes that `fit' their surroundings and generate a sense...

    Prefabulous Small Houses

    Paperback Save £6.34 = £15.65

    Prefabulous Small Houses explores the beauty, variety, design and environmentally positive benefits of prefab construction through the wide variety of prefabrication methods in use today with prefabulous examples.

    My Life in Houses

    By Margaret Forster

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    `I was born on 25th May, 1938, in the front bedroom of a house in Orton Road, a house on the outer edges of Raffles, a council estate. I was a lucky girl.' So begins Margaret Forster's journey through the houses she's lived in, from that sparkling new council house,...

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