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  1. Book ImageInfrastructure: A Guide to the Industrial Landscape

    Brian Hayes

    Revised and Updated

    “Original, highly readable. . . . An extraordinary book.” —Anne Eisenberg, Scientific AmericanMore

  2. Book ImageHotel Design, Planning, and Development

    Richard H. Penner, Lawrence Adams, Stephani K A Robson

    Second Edition

    A fully revised edition of the book architects and developers consider the bible of hotel design.More

  3. Book ImageHistorical Building Construction: Design, Materials, and Technology

    Donald Friedman

    Second Edition

    Winner of the Association for Preservation Technology (APT) 2012 Lee Nelson Book Award, this book is an updated edition of the classic text detailing the ins and outs of old building construction.More

  4. Book ImageTadelakt

    Michael Johannes Ochs

    The first comprehensive description of an old Moroccan plaster technique that creates unique, sensual, natural effects.More

  5. Book ImageHistoric Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice

    Norman Tyler, Ted J. Ligibel, Ilene R. Tyler

    Second Edition

    Historic preservation, which started as a grassroots movement, now represents the cutting edge in a cultural revolution focused on “green” architecture and sustainability.More

  6. Book ImageFabric Architecture: Creative Resources for Shade, Signage, and Shelter

    Samuel J. Armijos

    A breathtaking view of state-of-the-art technology for projects ranging from simple awnings to dome stadiums.More

  7. Book ImageCorrugated Iron: Building on the Frontier

    Simon Holloway, Adam Mornement

    When Henry Palmer of the London Dock Company was granted the first patent for “indented or corrugated metallic sheets” in 1829, he little realized what he was starting.
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  8. Book ImageResidential Windows: A Guide to New Technologies and Energy Performance

    Dariush Arasteh, John Carmody, Lisa Heschong, Et Al.

    Third Edition

    The third edition of Residential Windows: A Guide to New Technologies and Energy Performance provides updated and expanded information on window properties and technologies, as well as new sections on such key topics as window installation, energy efficiency, and building codes.More

  9. Book ImageWhy Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture

    Mario Salvadori

    "Readers will rejoice... in the physical discoveries, ancient and modern, that create and govern the artifacts inside of which readers spend most of their natural lives."—New York TimesMore

  10. Book ImageHotel Design, Planning, and Development

    Walter A. Rutes, Richard H. Penner, Lawrence Adams

    Hospitality is the world's fastest growing industry, and business—and pleasure travelers are demanding more diverse hotels, resorts and leisure-time amenities around the globe.More

  11. Book ImageThe Investigation of Buildings: A Guide for Architects, Engineers, and Owners

    Donald Friedman

    An essential reference for building professionals, owners, managers, and individuals planning to purchase or renovate a buildingMore

  12. Book ImageCommunication and Design with the Internet: A Guide for Architects, Planners, and Building Professionals

    Jonathan Cohen

    Gives architects the vision and skills needed to take advantage of the new communications technologies.More

  13. Book ImageThe Design of Renovations

    Donald Friedman, Nathaniel Oppenheimer

    A guide to renovation design for architects and engineers.More