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You Say to Brick

by Wendy Lesser

Born in Estonia 1901 and brought to America in 1906, the architect Louis Kahn grew up in poverty in Philadelphia. By the time of his mysterious death in 1974, he was widely recognized as one of the greatest...


Conserving the Dust Bowl

by Sarah Thomas Karle & David Karle

Growing, contemporary support for protecting the American rural landscape against commodification for human consumption is rooted in New Deal-era policies that sought to maintain and build upon the natural environmental...


The Architect's Studio Companion

Engineering for Kids: Building and Construction Fun | Children's Engineering Books

by Baby Professor

Building is made more enjoyable with this artsy take on the subject. This educational book explains what it's like to be at a construction site but without the overuse of words. Rather, kids are given a treat...


Favilla by Akyuz

by Favilla Akyuz

For nearly 40 years,  Akyuz Plastic Inc. represents innovative, high-quality products that help simplify life.  From its original line of simple, durable housewares, Akyuz Plastic A.S. has developed a major...


A Publishing Program 2017-2018

by Luca P. Marescotti

The publishing program brings together new manuscripts (Teaching Land Use Planning as a Science, Landscapes, The Planner and the Small Planet) with the revision of two books published in 2004, “Città Tecnologie...


Dear Homeowner, Please Take My Advice. Sincerely, An Architect

by Stephanie Wascha

About to remodel your home? Overwhelmed with the number of design options for your kitchen, bathroom, addition, etc., or not even aware of what your options are? Tired of disagreeing with your spouse/partner...


Activity Based Costing for Construction Companies

by Yong-Woo Kim

Activity Based Cotsting for Construction Companies provides guidelines on how overhead costs can be managed for using Activity Based Costing (ABC), providing gains in contractor competiveness. Illustrated with...


Learning from Bogotá: Pedagogical Urbanism and the Reshaping of Public Space

by Rachel Berney

Once known as a "drug capital" and associated with kidnappings, violence, and excess, Bogotá, Colombia, has undergone a transformation that some have termed "the miracle of Bogotá." Beginning in the late 1980s,...


The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home: A Step-by-Step Method for Managing Home Construction

by Kent Lester & Dave McGuerty

Save 30% on home construction!

Whether you want to take on all the responsibility of contracting your home or simply want to intelligently communicate with your homebuilder, The Complete Guide to Contracting...


Analisys and application of dry cleaning materials on unvarnished pain surfaces

by K. J. van den Berg, M. Daudin-Schotte & H. van Keulen

This book began as a project of Netherland Cultural Heritage Agency (RCE) in collaboration with the Dutch restorers of paintings and Curtauld Instutute of Art that was aimed to achieve a better understanding...


Cassell's Carpentry and Joinery - Comprising Notes on Materials, Processes, Principles, and Practice, Including about 1800 Engravings and Twelve Plate

by Paul N. Hasluck

Cassell's Carpentry and Joinery' is a practical work on practical handicrafts, and it was first published in the confident belief that it was by far the most exhaustive book on these subjects hitherto produced....


Multifamily Housing Development: Ten Case Studies of Innovative Projects

by Dean Schwanke

This publication provides a detailed look at ten leading examples of multifamily projects that have been developed in recent years. The case studies are drawn from the ULI Case Studies program, which showcases...


Power from the Sun: A Practical Guide to Solar Electricity¿Revised 2nd Edition

by Dan Chiras

The completely revised and updated guide to solar energy – everything you need to power your home or small business


City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning

by Michael J. Lewis

The vision of Utopia obsessed the nineteenth-century mind, shaping art, literature, and especially town planning. In City of Refuge, Michael Lewis takes readers across centuries and continents to show how Utopian...


The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture: Air, Comfort and Climate

by C. Alan Short

The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture challenges the modern practice of sealing up and mechanically cooling public scaled buildings in whichever climate and environment they are located. This...


England's Historic Churches by Train: A Companion Volume to England's Cathedrals by Train

by Murray Naylor

The second millennium saw the spread and consolidation of Christianity in Britain. One means by which the Normans tightened their grip on Britain after 1066 was by the construction of magnificent cathedrals,...


A Vision of Place: The Work of Curtis & Windham Architects

by Russell Windham, William Curtis & Stephen Fox

Since the beginnings of their architectural practice in 1992, William Curtis and Russell Windham have dedicated their work to the principle that classical architecture, in its best sense, should embody the same...


I-SPY SIGNS AND INSTRUCTIONS: You Must Obey (I-SPY for Grown-ups)

by Sam Jordison

From Sam Jordison, author of the bestselling Crap Towns series, comes I-SPY for Grown-ups.

The I-SPY concept is very simple: it’s like the ‘I spy with my little eye’ game, only instead of all the tedious...


The Creation of Markets for Ecosystem Services in the United States

by Mattijs van Maasakkers

The Creation of Markets for Ecosystem Services in the United States is a detailed analysis of the most advanced efforts to create markets for ecosystem services in the United States. With the help of in-depth...