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Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

by Carla Blank & Tania Martin

“Women” and “architecture” were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, “it is hardly safe to assert” that a connection even exists between the two words....


Smart Energy Management for Households

by Sonja Van Dam, Tu Delft, Architecture and The Built Environment

Smart Energy Management for Households infers design-related insights and guidelines to improve the use and effectiveness of home energy management systems (HEMS) through an empirical evaluation of the longitudinal...


As I Lay Dying

by William Faulkner & Steppenwolf Press

As I Lay Dying is Faulkner's harrowing account of the Bundre family's odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Told in turns by each of the family members—including...


Structural Dislocations And Crack Patterns On Masonry Buildings

by Angelo Spizuoco & Anna Spizuoco

Analysis of cracks on masonry buildings proves to be quite difficult, and so sometimes expert's scientific knowledge cannot be enough to do so, a vast experience is needed, built on practice gained through field...


The Renaissance

by Edith Sichel

The intellectual basis of the Renaissance was its version of humanism, derived from the concept of Roman Humanitas and the rediscovery of classical Greek philosophy, such as that of Protagoras, who said...


Building Reuse

by Kathryn Rogers Merlino

In Building Reuse: Sustainability, Preservation, and the Value of Design, Kathryn Rogers Merlino makes an impassioned case that truly sustainable design requires reusing and reimagining existing buildings. The...


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...


Boston, Lincolnshire

by John Minnis , Katie Charmichael, Clive Fletcher & Mary Anderson

This book examines the history of Boston in Lincolnshire as reflected in its buildings and townscape from medieval times to the present day. Boston has a position as an important market from medieval times and...


Hoo Peninsula Landscape

by Sarah Newsome, Edward Carpenter & Peter Kendall

The Hoo Peninsula is located on the north Kent coast 30 miles east of Central London. This book raises awareness of the positive contribution that the historic environment makes to the Hoo Peninsula by describing...


Farm and Rural Building Conversions

by Carole Ryan

Provides a detailed record of types of rural building and offers advice for conversion, including retention of period features where appropriate. Sympathetic conversion ensures that the record of rural life...