Residential buildings, domestic buildings

    Building Community: New Apartment Architecture: New Apartment Architecture

    By Michael Webb

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    A survey that explores contemporary apartments not as raw canvases for interior decoration but as a building type of growing significance. It features 38 recent and ongoing projects, designed by leading international studios and rising talents. Each project is considered for the way in which it enriches the lives of...

    Small & Smart Interiors

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    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.

    The Fantastic Seashell of the Mind: The Architecture of Mark Mills

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    Architects' Homes

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

    Cool Off! The Pool Book

    By Sibylle Kramer

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    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.

    Hardwick Hall: A Great Old Castle of Romance

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    Originally constructed in the late 16th century for the notorious Bess of Hardwick, Countess of Shrewsbury, Hardwick Hall is now among the National Trust's greatest architectural landmarks, with much of its original interior and ornamentation still intact. This splendid publication is the definitive source of scholarship on the remarkably well-preserved...

    Where Architects Stay: Lodgings for Design Enthusiasts

    By Sibylle Kramer

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    Country Houses and the British Empire, 1700-1930

    By Stephanie Barczewski

    Paperback £18.45

    Assesses the economic and cultural links between country houses and the empire between the eighteenth and twentieth centuries -- .

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