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Rybczynski, Witold

$17.50 $7.99

This immensely popular, witty, and highly provocative book is changing people's attitudes about convenience, decor, and technology in home design and furnishing.


Structures: Or, Why Things Don't Fall Down
Gordon, J. E.

$28.95 $11.49

For anyone who has ever wondered why suspension bridges don't collapse under eight lanes of traffic, how dams hold back--or give way under--thousands of gallons of water, or what principles guide the design of a skyscraper, a bias-cut dress, or a kangaroo, this book will ease your anxiety and ans...


150 Best Cottage and Cabin Ideas
Mola, Francesc Zamora

$36.99 $12.99

Filled with hundreds of color photographs, this comprehensive handbook in the highly successful 150 Best design series showcases the latest in successful small house design from some of today’s most distinguished international architects and designers.Bursting with ideas for designing, building, ...


150 Best Cottage and Cabin Ideas
Mola, Francesc Zamora

$36.99 $15.79

Filled with hundreds of color photographs, this comprehensive handbook in the highly successful 150 Best design series showcases the latest in successful small house design from some of today’s most distinguished international architects and designers.Bursting with ideas for designing, building, ...


The Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids
Lange, Alexandra

$40.00 $15.79

From building blocks to city blocks, an eye-opening exploration of how children's playthings and physical surroundings affect their development.Parents obsess over their children's playdates, kindergarten curriculum, and every bump and bruise, but the toys, classrooms, playgrounds, and neighborho...


Catification
Galaxy, Jackson

$24.95 $10.09

Cat owners know the struggles of creating living spaces that are both functional and stylish for owner and cat. Don't just go to your local pet shop and adorn your home with unattractive cat towers and kitty beds. In Catification, Jackson Galaxy, the star of Animal Planet's My Cat from Hell, and ...


The New Urban Crisis
Florida, Richard

$23.49 $5.19

In recent years, the young, educated, and affluent have surged back into cities, reversing decades of suburban flight and urban decline. and yet all is not well. In The New Urban Crisis, Richard Florida, one of the first scholars to anticipate this back-to-the-city movement, demonstrates how the ...


The New Urban Crisis
Florida, Richard

$23.49 $7.99

In recent years, the young, educated, and affluent have surged back into cities, reversing decades of suburban flight and urban decline. and yet all is not well. In The New Urban Crisis, Richard Florida, one of the first scholars to anticipate this back-to-the-city movement, demonstrates how the ...


A Burglar's Guide to the City
Manaugh, Geoff

$21.46 $7.99

Encompassing nearly 2,000 years of heists and tunnel jobs, break-ins and escapes, A Burglar's Guide to the City offers an unexpected blueprint to the criminal possibilities in the world all around us. You'll never see the city the same way again.At the core of A Burglar's Guide to the City is an ...


The Nesting Place
Smith, Myquillyn

$26.81 $14.39

Perfection is overrated. Popular blogger and self-taught decorator Myquillyn Smith (The Nester) is all about embracing reality - especially when it comes to decorating a home bursting with boys, pets, and all the unpredictable messes of life. In The Nesting Place, Myquillyn shares the secrets of...


Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives
Goldhagen, Sarah Williams

$53.65 $20.09

One of the nation’s chief architecture critics reveals how the environments we build profoundly shape our feelings, memories, and well-being, and argues that we must harness this knowledge to construct a world better suited to human experience.Taking us on a fascinating journey through some of th...


Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home
Carlson, Julie

$50.30 $21.49

Remodelista.com is the go-to, undisputed authority for home design enthusiasts, remodelers, architects, and designers. Unlike sites that cater to all tastes, Remodelista has a singular and clearly defined aesthetic: classic pieces trump designs that are trendy and transient, and well-edited space...


Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home
Carlson, Julie

$50.30 $17.29

Remodelista.com is the go-to, undisputed authority for home design enthusiasts, remodelers, architects, and designers. Unlike sites that cater to all tastes, Remodelista has a singular and clearly defined aesthetic: classic pieces trump designs that are trendy and transient, and well-edited space...


A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City
Philp, Drew

$35.00 $7.29

Drew Philp, an idealistic college student from a working-class Michigan family, decides to live where he can make a difference. He sets his sights on Detroit, the failed metropolis of abandoned buildings, widespread poverty, and rampant crime. Arriving with no job, no friends, and no money, Philp...


Downton Abbey: Rules for Household Staff
Carson Dunlop and Associates (Intro)

$17.50 $7.29

The household staff of Downton Abbey carries out their duties with effortless dignity, finesse and pride. Yet how do they know how exactly to lay the table, when to leave the room to give Lord and Lady Grantham their privacy, how to care for Lady Mary's furs and which uniform to wear when? This...


The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life
Rose, Jonathan F. P.

$21.99 $7.99

Cities are birthplaces of civilization; centers of culture, trade, and progress; cauldrons of opportunity—and the home of eighty percent of the world’s population by 2050. As the 21st century progresses, metropolitan areas will bear the brunt of global megatrends such as climate change, natural r...


150 Best Tiny Home Ideas
Couto, Manel Gutierrez

$36.99 $15.79

A lavish, full-color guidebook showcasing the most up-to-date innovations and latest trends in efficient and successful small space design.Packed with detailed color photographs, comprehensive layout illustrations, and essential information, 150 Best Tiny Homes is the ideal solution for making th...


The Heights
Ascher, Kate

$23.00 $14.39

The skyscraper is perhaps the most recognisable icon of the modern urban landscape, but what does it really take to sustain human life at such enormous heights? Exploring the interconnected systems that make life liveable in the sky is the task of Kate Ascher's stunningly illustrated The Heights....


Landscape Graphics
Reid, Grant W.

$33.46 $14.39

Landscape Graphics is the architect's ultimate guide to all the basic graphics techniques used in landscape design and landscape architecture. Progressing from the basics into more sophisticated techniques, this guide offers clear instruction on graphic language and the design process, the basics...


Human Dimension & Interior Space
Panero, Julius

$53.59 $20.09

Winner of the 1986 ASID Joel Polsky Prize for outstanding contribution to the discipline of interior design through literature.


The Sagrada Familia: The Astonishing Story of Gaudi's Unfinished Masterpiece
Van Hensbergen, Gijs

$36.00 $13.69

An illuminating biography of one of the most famous--and most famously unfinished--buildings in the world, the Sagrada Familia of Barcelona.The scaffolding-cloaked spires of Antoni Gaudí's masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia, dominate the Barcelona skyline and draw in millions of visitors every year...


Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted
Martin, Justin

$26.00 $5.19

The full and definitive biography of Frederick Law Olmsted, influential abolitionist, ardent social reformer and conservationist, and the visionary designer of Central Park.NOTE: This is a Scratch & Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as to...


Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted
Martin, Justin

$26.00 $7.99

The full and definitive biography of Frederick Law Olmsted, influential abolitionist, ardent social reformer and conservationist, and the visionary designer of Central Park.


The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life
Rose, Jonathan F. P.

$36.99 $15.09

In the vein of Jane Jacobs’s The Death and Life of Great American Cities and Edward Glaeser’s Triumph of the City, Jonathan F. P. Rose - a visionary in urban development and renewal - champions the role of cities in addressing the environmental, economic, and social challenges of the twenty-first...


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