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Follow the progression of the American home with this latest creation from the Tad Burness studio. This one-of-a-kind collection features homes from 1880 to 1980. Each yearly section presents various styles of houses, kitchens, baths, floor plans, light fixtures and new developments. Many of the time periods include detailed advertisements with original prices, competing household appliances and new fads. Representative regions and styles include the... more...

Essential information for the design of senior living facilities Building Type Basics for Senior Living, Second Edition is your one-stop reference for essential information you need to plan and successfully complete the design of residential care environments for seniors on time and within budget. Primary authors Bradford Perkins and J. David Hoglund and their Perkins Eastman colleagues—all experts in senior living... more...

This revelatory, fully illustrated anthology explores modernism's complex legacy in Latin America--featuring original research by renowned architects, historians, and curators from the region. Beyond the Supersquare: Art and Architecture in Latin America after Modernism, which developed from a symposium presented by the Bronx Museum of the Arts in 2011, showcases original essays by distinguished Latin American architects, historians, and curators... more...

The Arab-Islamic city has been always a glamorous urban dream in human cultural memory. This is manifested in Cairo, the world's largest medieval urban system where traditional lifestyles are still implemented. Nevertheless, despite the extensive efforts to preserve Historic Cairo, it is sadly vulnerable. Ahmed Sedky investigates the reasons behind this condition, exploring and comparing regional and international case studies. Questions such as how... more...

The first European edition of Francis DK Ching’s classic visual guide to the basics of building construction. For nearly four decades, the US publication Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new European edition focuses on the construction methods most commonly used in Europe, referring largely to UK Building Regulations overlaid with British and... more...


Have you ever wondered where rocking chairs came from, or why cheap plastic chairs are suddenly everywhere? In Now I Sit Me Down, the distinguished architect and writer Witold Rybczynski chronicles the history of the chair from the folding stools of pharaonic Egypt to the ubiquitous stackable monobloc chairs of today. He tells the stories of the inventor of the bentwood chair, Michael Thonet, and of the creators of the first... more...

This book compiles state-of-the-art information on the behavior, analysis, and design of concrete beams containing transverse openings.Discussions includethe need, effects, and classification of openings as well as the general requirements for fulfilling designpure bending, combined bending, and shear - illustrated with numerical examplestorsion alone or in combination with bending and shearlarge rectangular openings as well as opening size and... more...

Building or architectural acoustics is taken in this book to cover all aspects of sound and vibration in buildings. The book covers room acoustics but the main emphasis is on sound insulation and sound absorption and the basic aspects of noise and vibration problems connected to service equipment and external sources. Measuring techniques connected to these fields are also brought in. It is designed for advanced level engineering studies and is also... more...

For many, doing good work that also does good in the world is part of the ethos of design practice. Just Design celebrates and explores this increasingly critical aspect of design by showcasing a diverse collection of inspiring projects, people and causes.Look inside to explore more than 140 exceptional design solutions from many of the world’s leading designers and discover new work from emerging voices.Dig deeper by reading the story behind every... more...