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Old Philadelphia Houses on Society Hill, 1750-1840

by Elizabeth B. McCall & Michael Maicher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 12, 2014)

Officially known as Washington Square Park, Philadelphia’s Society Hill district contains an impressive number of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century houses. This book presents, in text and pictures,...


Californian Architecture in Santa Barbara

by H. Philip Staats Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 07, 2013)

Following a devastating earthquake in 1925 that destroyed most of Santa Barbara’s significant buildings, the city became the first in the country to have a controlled building plan using elements of Spanish...


Back to the Future: New Urbanism and the Rise of Neotraditionalism in Urban Planning

by Karl Besel & Viviana Andreescu UPA (July 19, 2013)

This book explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy developments. Back to the Future examines the historical roots and the beginnings of new urbanism and illustrates...


Patios and Gardens of Mexico

by Patricia W. O'Gorman & Bob Schalkwijk Architectural Book Publishing (December 19, 2012)

The Mexican garden is a serene oasis that displays a diversity and ingenuity that is truly astonishing. Mexico’s temperate climate, conducive to outdoor living, combined with its Indian and Spanish heritage...


Houses of Mexico: Origins and Traditions

by Verna Cook Shipway & Warren Shipway Architectural Book Publishing (February 16, 2012)

This book delves into the roots of the bold yet elegant Mexican style, illustrated with many photographs from Spain and Portugal reflecting the Moorish influence. In addition to coverage of the architecture...


The New England Image

by Samuel Chamberlain Architectural Book Publishing (May 16, 2013)

For those who love New England, here is a matchless portrait by one of its most distinguished artists. The image Samuel Chamberlain presents here is a distillation of his finest photographs of New England. From...


Philistines at the Hedgerow

by Steven Gaines Little, Brown and Company (August 07, 2018)

Bestselling author Steven Gaines's "richly entertaining" (People) and juicy social history of the Hamptons.

As one of America's most fabled communities--long a magnet for artists, celebrities, the very rich,...


Sweet Spots

by Teresa A. Toulouse & Barbara C. Ewell University Press of Mississippi (May 17, 2018)

Contributions by Carrie Bernhard, Scott Bernhard, Marilyn R. Brown, Richard Campanella, John P. Clark, Joel Dinerstein, Pableaux Johnson, John P. Klingman, Angel Adams Parham, Bruce Boyd Raeburn, Ruth Salvaggio,...


Doorways of Paris

by Raquel Puig Prospect Park Books (August 29, 2017)

  • Beautiful photography detailing the diverse, colorful, and historic range of Parisian doorways

  • Paris is one of the most romanticized cities in the world, already has location-based appeal

  • Author has a growing...

  • Trans Structures: Fluid Architecture and Liquid Engineering

    by Matyas Gutai Actar (January 15, 2015)

    Architecture is based upon the misconception that strong is stable, both in sense of energy and structure, as an unchanged state of microclimate would require more material or insulation. Trans-structures are...


    Spanish Colonial or Adobe Architecture of California: 1800-1850

    by Revel Edwards, Donald R. Hannaford & David Gebhard Architectural Book Publishing (March 16, 2012)

    In California, authentic Spanish colonial houses were built with local materials, using the traditions of both Spanish and New England settlers. This book gives architects, home builders and historians a chance...


    Total Latin American Architecture

    by Ana de Brea & Cesar Pelli Actar (September 01, 2016)

    A selected, fully open, and deep assemblage, that carries the explicit intent of outlining, conceptual and practical verifications, on critical views and specific projects, concerning the actual architecture...


    Public Space Acupuncture

    by Helena Casanova & Jesús Hernández Actar (February 15, 2015)

    As the financial crisis deepens in many European countries and the construction sector remains in a slump, many plans for urban regeneration have been shelved. Cities are cutting their spending on large public...


    Modern Asian Living

    by Wongvipa Devahastin Na Ayudhya, Sakul Intakul & Masano Kawana Periplus Editions (June 26, 2012)

    Featuring hundreds of photographs, this Asian design book is a love note to the modern, stylish luxury homes and interior spaces of Asia.

    In recent years Asian design—in architecture, interiors and product...


    Balinese Architecture

    by Julian Davison, Nengah Enu & Luca Invernizzi Tettoni Periplus Editions (June 04, 2014)

    Balinese style villas and resorts are popping up everywhere—from Ibiza to St Barts to Singapore. But what is Balinese architecture? And why is it so popular today?

    Traditional Balinese houses, temples and pavilions...


    25 Tropical Houses in the Philippines

    by Elizabeth V. Reyes & A. Chester Ong Periplus Editions (June 26, 2012)

    25 Tropical Houses of the Philippines features top Filipino architects and designers with ideas that are stylish, contemporary, and show twenty-first century savvy.

    The Philippines has long been known for creative...


    New Japan Architecture: Recent Works by the World's Leading Architects

    by Deanna MacDonald, Geeta Mehta & Cesar Pelli Tuttle Publishing (July 09, 2012)

    The past five years are widely consider to have been the most innovative period in contemporary Japanese design history.

    The projects featured in New Japan Architecture were completed during this extraordinarily...


    Japan Country Living

    by Amy Sylvester Katoh & Shin Kimura Tuttle Publishing (May 22, 2012)

    This Japanese design and interior decorating book focuses on the traditional country homes of rural Japan

    From Japanese antiques to home and garden design, Japan Country Living is a delightful introduction for...


    Bali Houses: New Wave Asian Architecture and Design

    by Gianni Francione & Luca Invernizzi Tettoni Periplus Editions (May 15, 2012)

    Bali Houses is a beautiful introduction to the contemporary Asian design movement known as "Bali Style." With visually stunning photographs, architect Gianni Francione shows how Balinese designers are updating...


    Eco Living Japan: Sustainable Ideas for Living Green

    by Deanna MacDonald Tuttle Publishing (February 09, 2016)

    Japan is equally as well known for its ecologically-sensitive traditional homes as it is for cutting-edge, green technology.

    Eco Living Japan presents 19 contemporary Japanese houses which exemplify the most...


    The Living House: An Anthropology of Architecture in South-East Asia

    by Roxana Waterson Tuttle Publishing (May 22, 2012)

    The Living House is a pioneering work by respected anthropologist Roxana Waterson that has become a classic in its field. It is first book of its kind to present a detailed picture of houses within the complex...


    Japan Style: Architecture + Interiors + Design

    by Geeta Mehta, Kimie Tada & Noboru Murata Tuttle Publishing (May 29, 2012)

    Enter the world of the stylish Japanese house, where every object in sight is a work of art. Japan Style introduces 20 special residences. With more than 200 color photographs, this book showcases the stunning...


    The Art of Japanese Architecture

    by David Young, Michiko Young & Tan Hong Yew Tuttle Publishing (May 29, 2012)

    By examining the Japanese history of buildings and building designs from prehistory to modern day, lovers of Japan will develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of this island country.

    Simplicity, sensitivity...


    The New Malaysian House

    by Robert Powell & Albert Lim KS Periplus Editions (May 22, 2012)

    The New Malaysian House is a collection of 25 contemporary houses that demonstrate a remarkable flowering of Malaysian design talent that has been germinating since the mid- 1980s. The houses range from luxury...


    Introduction to Japanese Architecture

    by Michiko Kimura Young, David Young & Tan Hong Yew Periplus Editions (October 30, 2012)

    Introduction to Japanese Architecture provides an overview of Japanese architecture in its historical and cultural context.

    It begins with a discussion of prehistoric dwellings and concludes with a description...


    Japan Houses: Ideas for the 21st Century

    by Marcia Iwatate, Geeta Mehta & Takeshi Nakasa Tuttle Publishing (May 01, 2012)

    This Japanese architecture and design book is a wonderful source of new styles and ideas for those looking to add a distinctively Zen flair to their home.

    Limited spaces, unlimited technology, a tradition of...


    Chinese Bridges: Living Architecture From China's Past

    by Ronald G. Knapp, Peter Bol & A. Chester Ong Tuttle Publishing (March 13, 2012)

    Bridges, the least known and understood of China's many wonders, are one of its most striking and resilient feats of architectural prowess. Chinese Bridges brings together a thorough look at the marvels of Chinese...


    Japan Home: Inspirational Design Ideas

    by Lisa Parramore, Chadine Flood Gong & Noboru Murata Tuttle Publishing (March 13, 2012)

    Whether you're remodeling your house, redesigning your apartment or just looking for a book of design ideas, Japan Home is a beautiful and indispensable resource full of practical information, shopping resources...


    The Sustainable Asian House: Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines

    by Paul McGillick & Masano Kawana Tuttle Publishing (October 08, 2013)

    With over 350 vibrant photographs, extensive commentary and architectural plans, this architecture and design book showcases the modern luxury homes of Asia.

    The Sustainable Asian House celebrates modern architecture...


    From Castle to Teahouse: Japanese Architecture of the Momoyama Period

    by John B. Kirby, Jr Tuttle Publishing (June 15, 1962)

    The Momoyama period of Japanese art history, at the turn of the 16th century, is perhaps best known to the West through the resplendent paintings of the Kano masters and their fellow artists. Yet this same period...


    Eat. Work. Shop: New Japanese Design

    by Marcia Iwatate, Terence Conran, Sir & Takeshi Nakasa Periplus Editions (August 06, 2013)

    Eat. Work. Shop. presents a striking collection of cutting-edge commercial sites in Japan.

    Vibrant color photography and compelling text make this the ultimate guide to modern Japanese life. Seven of the country's...


    Korea Style

    by Kim Unsoo, Marcia Iwatate & Clark E. Llewellyn Tuttle Publishing (August 07, 2012)

    With over 500 stunning photographs, this design book reveals the relatively unknown but unique aesthetics of Korea.

    Korea Style reveals the intrinsic elements of Korean design; simplicity, moderation, constraint,...


    Burmese Design & Architecture

    by John Falconer, Elizabeth Moore & Luca Invernizzi Tettoni Periplus Editions (June 04, 2012)

    With over 500 full-color photographs and expert insights provided by leading archaeological authorities, Burmese Design & Architecture is a must-have for serious connoisseurs of architecture, design or Burma...


    Tropical Living: Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines

    by Elizabeth V. Reyes & A. Chester Ong Periplus Editions (June 05, 2012)

    This tropical design book showcases the innovative interior designs and architecture of The Philippines most luxurious homes.

    Start with a warm tropical climate. Add an abundance of exotic natural building material....


    Japan the Art of Living

    by Amy Sylvester Katoh & Shin Kimura Tuttle Publishing (June 04, 2012)

    Gain insight into both modern and Japanese styles with this stunning Japanese interior design book.

    The Japanese traditional house defines Japanese style. The Japanese, however, being a practical and resourceful...


    Japan Modern: New Ideas for Contemporary Living

    by Michiko Rico Nose & Michael Freeman Periplus Editions (June 05, 2012)

    Featuring over 200 stunning photographs, this Japanese design book captures the delightful, modern style of the Japanese home.

    Japan has always intrigued the world with its deceptively simple blending of architecture,...


    Singapore Houses

    by Robert Powell & Albert Lim KS Tuttle Publishing (March 13, 2012)

    Singapore Houses features top architects and designers with ideas that are stylish, contemporary, and show twenty-first century savvy.

    The houses in this book epitomize cutting-edge residential architecture in...


    Traditional Japanese Architecture: An Exploration of Elements and Forms

    by Mira Locher, Kengo Kuma & Ben Simmons Tuttle Publishing (April 17, 2012)

    By examining the Japanese history of buildings and building designs from prehistory to modern day, lovers of Japan will develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of this island country.

    Simplicity, sensitivity...


    Bali Home: Inspirational Design Ideas

    by Kim Inglis & Luca Invernizzi Tettoni Tuttle Publishing (April 02, 2012)

    Featuring over 180 gorgeous photographs and insightful commentary, this showcase of Balinese Design and style will help you add a distinctive flair to your interior decorating.

    Bali is an island paradise that...


    The New Indonesian House

    by Robert Powell & Albert Lim KS Tuttle Publishing (March 13, 2012)

    With over 350 full-color photographs, this Indonesia architecture and interior design book showcases the stunning luxury homes of Indonesia.

    The New Indonesian House presents twenty-eight homes in Jakarta, Bandung,...


    Tropical Home: Inspirational Design Ideas

    by Kim Inglis & Luca Invernizzi Tettoni Tuttle Publishing (March 13, 2012)

    This Asian interior design and architecture book showcases the best luxury homes and interior spaces of the Pacific region.

    Asia has emerged in the last couple of decades as the global leader in tropical villa...


    Bali Living: Innovative Tropical Design

    by Gianni Francione, Kim Inglis & Masano Kawana Periplus Editions (April 02, 2012)

    This comprehensive interior design book features over 280 photographs and insightful commentary about the Pacific paradise island of Bali.

    From the author of the bestselling Bali Houses comes an inspirational...


    Just Enough: Lessons in Living Green From Traditional Japan

    by Azby Brown Tuttle Publishing (February 12, 2013)

    The world has changed immeasurably over the last thirty years, with more, bigger, better being the common mantra. But in the midst of this constantly evolving world, there is a growing community of people who...


    Sri Lanka Style: Tropical Design and Architecture

    by Channa Daswatte & Dominic Sansoni Periplus Editions (May 01, 2012)

    Sri Lanka Style showcases 30 of the finest traditional and modern dwellings in Sri Lanka.

    Reflecting its location and status as a hub of Indian Ocean trade from time immemorial, the tropical island of Sri Lanka...


    Chinese Houses: The Architectural Heritage of a Nation

    by Ronald G. Knapp, Jonathan Spence & A. Chester Ong Tuttle Publishing (May 01, 2012)

    Winner of ForeWord Magazine's Architecture "Book of the Year" Award!

    Exquisite examples of traditional dwellings are scattered throughout modern-day China. Chinese Houses focuses on 20 well-preserved traditional...


    Japan Living: Form and Function at the Cutting Edge

    by Marcia Iwatate, Geeta Mehta & Nacasa & Partners Tuttle Publishing (May 01, 2012)

    Gain insight into both modern and Japanese styles with this stunning Japanese interior design book.

    Natural serenity, unostentatious refinement, clean lines and the balancing of light and space are all hallmarks...


    Chinese Houses of Southeast Asia: The Eclectic Architecture of Sojourners and Settlers

    by Ronald G. Knapp, Wang Gungwu & A. Chester Ong Tuttle Publishing (February 12, 2013)

    Featuring over 350 beautiful photographs, Chinese Houses of Southeast Asia captures the architectural heritage of a vibrant community.

    The multiple Chinese migrations from southeastern China to Southeast Asia...


    Tropical Asian Style

    by William Warren & Luca Invernizzi Tettoni Periplus Editions (February 22, 2013)

    Tropical Asian Style showcases contemporary residences throughout Southeast Asia—from Chiang Mai to Bali, Kuala Lampur to Java.

    This contemporary Asian design book contains over 400 color photos by world-renowned...


    San Antonio Architecture: Traditions and Visions

    by San Antonio & Boone Powell Trinity University Press (January 20, 2013)

    With a history more than 290 years old, San Antonio boasts a diverse, eclectic, and important architectural inventory. From the Spanish Missions of the 17th century to invigorating adaptation and restoration...


    Balinese Temples

    by Julian Davison & Bruce Granquist Periplus Editions (November 27, 2012)

    The rich religious tradition and architecture of Bali are on display in this informative guidebook.

    Bali is an island with literally tens of thousands of temples, a proliferation of religious architecture probably...