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 Architecture

Go on a journey with Robert O'Byrne as he brings fascinating Irish ruins to life. Fantastical, often whimsical, and definitely quirky, these atmospheric ruins are beautifully photographed and paired with fascinating text by Robert O'Byrne. Born out of Robert... read more

The Irish Aesthete - Ruins of Ireland

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 Architecture

Reading Level:near fine

Many of us dream of having a life free from rent, mortgages and utility bills and for some this dream is being achieved by living in a tiny house. Small, compact buildings offer an appealing way to live more sustainably, providing smart, energy-efficient housing at l... read more

Living Big in a Tiny House

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 Architecture

Series:The\Landmark Library

Chicago's beautiful Reliance Building, sixteen storeys tall, was designed in 1890 by John Root and completed in 1895 by Charles B. Atwood. In its construction - metal frame, large areas of plate glass, fire-proof brick and terracotta cladding - it pioneers all the key elements of tw... read more

Skyscraper

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 Architecture

Series:Kolon Mini Series

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Beach Houses

Gill Heriz presents a collection of some of the most inspiring small homes in the USA and the UK.
 
People have been living in small spaces for centuries, for reasons of practicality, mobility, flexibility... read more

Inspiring Tiny Homes. Creative living on land, on the water and on wheels

The freedom of open water and the comforts of home. Moveable homes with endless opportunities for exploration and changes of scenery. Converted ferries provide ample space for families. Shanty boats inspire images of Huck Finn's literary journe... read more

Rock the Boat: Boats, Cabins and Homes on the Water

Gathering together the world's leading experts on vernacular architecture, this once-in-ageneration publication examines how local buildings have stood the test of time and offer vital lessons for the future. The core of the book is arrange... read more

Habitat: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet

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 Architecture

Irresistible interiors that capture the essence of seaside living. Everyone dreams of a house by the sea, and this book presents the best examples of homes for escaping to the serenity of the seaside. Beautifully photographed interiors, exteriors, gardens... read more

The Seaside House: Living on the Water

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 Architecture

The houses covered here include spectacular mansions such as Petworth House and Waddesdon Manor, and more lowly dwellings such as the Birmingham Back to Backs and estate villages like Blaise Hamlet, near Bristol. The book also covers buildings as diverse as churche... read more

Houses of the National Trust

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 Architecture

MR Architecture + Decor's work--which, true to its name, straddles the line between architecture and interior design--is driven by the belief that close collaborations with clients lead to personalised and intimate homes. The first collection of the firm's 20 years of wor... read more

Mr Architecture + Decor

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 Architecture

Concrete takes a fresh look at the world's most versatile and abundant building material. Collating fascinating and beautiful concrete buildings by some of the most celebrated architects of the last century, it features familiar projects from Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright along... read more

Concrete

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 Architecture

Reading Level:General Adult

Packed with hundreds of pages of beautiful and inspirational color photographs of homes from around the world, a visually stunning resource and guide-part of the successful 150 Best series-featuring the latest in modern home construction and design. A comprehen... read more

150 Best of the Best House Ideas