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Living in the Landscape

Living in the Landscape

Anna Johnson, Richard Black

Living in the Landscape explores new and exciting relationships between landscape and design. It examines how architects increasingly use various nuanced landscape conditions as inspiration and sites for creativity.

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The Iconic House: Architectural Masterworks Since 1900

The Iconic House: Architectural Masterworks Since 1900

Dominic Bradbury, Richard Powers

Presents over 100 of the world's most significant residential buildings, now published in a compact format to create a handy resource for all lovers and enthusiasts of house design.

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Ride a Bike!

Ride a Bike!

Annette Becker, Stefanie Lampe, Lessano Negussie, Peter Cachola Schmal

Bicycles as a means of transport in cities are playing an ever more important role. The reasons are: reduction of motorcar traffic, sustainable traffic planning, reduction of noise and exhaust emissions, enhancement of the value...

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Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures

Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures

Roma Agrawal

The wonders of engineering revealed - by the inspirational female engineer behind The Shard, Western Europe's tallest building.   

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The Potato Plan Collection: 40 Cities through the Lens of Patrick Abercrombie

The Potato Plan Collection: 40 Cities through the Lens of Patrick Abercrombie

Kees Christiaanse, Mirjam Zuger

Inspired by the 1943 London Potato Plan drawn by British town planner Patrick Abercrombie (1879-1957), this book gathers 40 urban plans from global cities and investigates the role of their neighborhoods and centralities. ...

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An Unfinished Experiment in Living: Australian Houses 1950-65

An Unfinished Experiment in Living: Australian Houses 1950-65

Geoffrey London, Philip Goad, Conrad Hamann

Architect-designed houses of the period 1950-65 proposed an innovative response to the social, economic, and climatic conditions of post-war Australia. At the same time they embraced the aesthetic, technological, and egalitarian...

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Shaping Cities in an Urban Age

Shaping Cities in an Urban Age

Ricky Burdett, Philipp Rode

An authoritative - and fascinating - investigation into the spatial and social dynamics of cities at a global scale

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Mountain View: The Perfect Holiday Homes

Mountain View: The Perfect Holiday Homes

Sebastiaan Bedaux

This, the first title in a new series, Nature Retreats, which presents the most beautifully designed holiday homes, with stunning mountain views. Travel journalist Sebastiaan Bedaux gathered 30 of the most stylish hideouts in the...

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The Terrace House: Reimagined for the Australian Way of Life

The Terrace House: Reimagined for the Australian Way of Life

Cameron Bruhn

With British precedents and working-class origins, the terrace house has a story of remarkable resilience. This collection of homes celebrates the incredible history and enduring appeal of these well-loved buildings.

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 Special priceIsay Weinfeld

Isay Weinfeld

Gestalten

From one side of the globe to the other, Isay Weinfeld is one of the most sought-after architects. Weinfeld is inimitable in the realm of combining modern elegance with tropical lightness. Under his hand, lushly landscaped...

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 Special priceS, M, L, XL

S, M, L, XL

Rem Koolhaas, Bruce Mau, Hans Werlemann, Jennifer Sigler

S,M,L,XL presents a selection of the remarkable visionary design work produced by the Dutch firm Office for Metropolitan Architecture (O.M.A.) and its acclaimed founder, Rem Koolhaas, in its first twenty years, along with a...

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Manufacturing Architecture: An Architect s Guide to Custom Processes, Materials, and Applications

Manufacturing Architecture: An Architect s Guide to Custom Processes, Materials, and Applications

Dana K. Gulling

Manufacturing Architecture is the first reference guide to customizing repetitive manufacturing for architects.   

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Architects' Houses

Architects' Houses

Michael Webb

Thirty pioneering houses designed by architects for themselves over the past decade, revealing the ingenious ways they have addressed the challenges of creating a contemporary living space. With projects from Australia to Austria,...

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Skyscraper

Skyscraper

Dan Cruickshank

The story of the first great skyscraper, and the transformation of the modern city.

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Vertical: The City from Satellites to Bunkers

Vertical: The City from Satellites to Bunkers

Stephen Graham

A revolutionary reimagining of the cities we live in, the air above us, and what goes on in the earth beneath our feet

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Albert Frey

Albert Frey

Meet desert modernist Albert Frey, the Zurich-born architect who brought notes of Bauhaus, De Stijl, and Le Corbusier to the West Coast.   

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Gropius

Gropius

Peter Gossel, Gilbert Lupfer, Paul Sigel

Walter Gropius (1883-1969) set out to build for the future. As the founding director of the Bauhaus, the Berlin-born architect had an inestimable influence on our aesthetic environment, championing a bold new hybrid of light,...

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Eurotopians: Fragments of a different future

Eurotopians: Fragments of a different future

Johanna Diehl, Niklas Maak

How do we want to live? How shall we build? Where can we find ideas for the houses and cities of the future?   

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Brutalist Calendar 2019 Monthly Calendar (Limited edition)

Brutalist Calendar 2019 Monthly Calendar (Limited edition)

Jan Blue Crow Media

Limited edition, monthly wall calendar celebrating some of the most awe-inspiring Brutalist architecture around the world. Each month features a full spread black and white photograph of a stunning Brutalist building and a...

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101 Things I Learned in Urban Design School

101 Things I Learned in Urban Design School

Matthew Frederick, Vikas Mehta

Written by two experienced practitioners and instructors, this informative book will appeal not only to students, but to seasoned professionals, planners, city administrators, and ordinary citizens who wish to better understand...

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101 Things I Learned in Engineering School

101 Things I Learned in Engineering School

Matthew Frederick, John Kuprenas

A highly successful and respected civil engineer provides an introduction and thorough overview into this important and ever-changing profession.

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Jean-Francois Koenig - Architect

Jean-Francois Koenig - Architect

teNeues

An architecture book for all those excited by contemporary, innovative building design and development.    

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Chasing the Sky: 20 Stories of Women in Architecture

Chasing the Sky: 20 Stories of Women in Architecture

Dean Dewhirst

Chasing the Sky showcases twenty of Australia's leading women in architecture. 

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Small House Living Australia

Small House Living Australia

Catherine Foster

Living in smaller houses is a growing trend worldwide as land prices rise and people want to have a smaller ecological footprint and live with less stuff. Catherine Foster shows us 21 Australian examples under 90sqm.

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A Place for All People: Life, Architecture and the Fair Society

A Place for All People: Life, Architecture and the Fair Society

Richard Rogers, Richard Brown

A stunningly designed memoir with pictures by one of the world's leading architects and urban thinkers - 'A towering genius' Telegraph

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Places Women Make: Unearthing the contribution of women to our cities

Places Women Make: Unearthing the contribution of women to our cities

Jane Jose

This book tells stories of women shaping the Australian city - its buildings, spaces, and social and political agendas. Jose takes a fresh look at city life, great places and the unsung urban heroines who made them. This title...

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The Poetics of Space

The Poetics of Space

Gaston Bachelard

Beloved and contemplated by philosophers, architects, writers, and literary theorists alike, this book examines the places in which we place our conscious and unconscious thoughts and guides us through a stream of cerebral...

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Garden City: Supergreen Buildings, Urban Skyscapes and the New Planted Space

Garden City: Supergreen Buildings, Urban Skyscapes and the New Planted Space

Anna Yudina

How can our urban jungles be transformed into skyscraper forests that help our cities provide new forms of sustenance, from urban farms to breathing buildings?

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More Great Properties of Country Victoria

More Great Properties of Country Victoria

Richard Allen, Kimbal Baker

This fascinating and beautiful book, sequel to the bestselling Great Properties of Country Victoria, takes us into the private world of twelve notable properties. Through their early histories we follow their fortunes;...

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The Well-Tempered City

The Well-Tempered City

Jonathan F. P. Rose

A celebration of the city and an impassioned argument for its role in addressing the important issues in these volatile times, The Well-Tempered City is a reasoned, hopeful blueprint for a thriving metropolis-and the future.

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Fender Katsalidis: Working Architecture

Fender Katsalidis: Working Architecture

Gary Emery, Leon van Shaik, Graeme Gunn, Peter Wilson

With book design by Gary Emery, one of Australia's most preeminent graphic artists, Working Architecture traces this rich history through 31 key projects, including buildings in the arts, business, private housing and of course in...

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Destination: Architecture - The Essential Guide to 1000 Contemporary Buildings

Destination: Architecture - The Essential Guide to 1000 Contemporary Buildings

Phaidon Editors

The definitive architecture travel guide that lets you visit 1,000 of today's most must-see contemporary buildings - whether at home or on the road

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The Apartment House

The Apartment House

Cameron & Butler Bruhn

Apartment House explores some of the best examples of contemporary multi-residential projects. Whether newly built or renovated, each project demonstrates the importance of the relationship between density and amenity, whilst...

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Living in Australia

Living in Australia

Robin Boyd, Mark Strizic

Originally published in 1970 Living in Australia provided Boyd with an opportunity to describe his own approach to design. This new edition, co-published with the Robin Boyd Foundation, includes new colour photographs by John...

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Nanotecture: Tiny Built Things

Nanotecture: Tiny Built Things

Rebecca Roke

The most wide-ranging, comprehensive and inclusive book on small-scale architecture ever published

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The Hinterland: Cabins, Love Shacks and Other Hide-Outs

The Hinterland: Cabins, Love Shacks and Other Hide-Outs

Gestalten

Exploring architecture and design approaches to creating the remote refuge wherever it may be

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This Building Likes Me

This Building Likes Me

John Wardle Architects, Justine Clark

Offers an account of the recent work of one of Australia's most significant architectural practices, John Wardle Architects (JWA). This title captures the practice's commitment to people, cities and places; the collaborations with...

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Living in the Landscape: Extraordinary rural homes in Australia and New Zealand

Living in the Landscape: Extraordinary rural homes in Australia and New Zealand

Anna Johnson, Richard Black

In recent years living in the big cities of Australia and NZ has become unaffordable to many. However, thanks to stronger transport infrastructure living in rural towns is now an attractive and viable option. Living in the...

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The Pool: Architecture Culture And Identity In Australia

The Pool: Architecture Culture And Identity In Australia

Australian Institute Of Architects

This companion publication to the Australian Exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale considers the pool in Australian life and architecture through the reminiscences and anecdotes of many: from children to teachers,...

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