Building Types

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HOUSE IN A WEEK: PREFAB HOUSES

Written by Zamora, Francesc
As the need for affordable, eco-friendly housing continues to rise, so does the bar for attractive, easy-to-construct designs from today's architects. In A House in a Week: Prefab Houses we've gathered the most innovative and thoughtfully planned homes, prefabricated to perfection.
October 13, 2020 | Paperback | Gingko Press | 192 Pages |
$35.00
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TINY HOMES: MAXIMUM STYLE

Written by Abascal, Macarena
Optimizing a small space for maximum comfort can feel impossible without the right inspiration. The compact houses in Tiny Homes: Maximum Style are proof we never have to sacrifice form for function. With floor plans and exquisite photographs of the finished homes, this collection exemplifies the limitless possibilities of limited square footage.
October 13, 2020 | Paperback | Gingko Press | 192 Pages |
$35.00
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TINY CABINS & TREEHOUSES FOR SHELTER LOVERS

Written by Minguet, Anna
The idea of an environmentally respectful house is appealing to more and more people. In the last decade, architects from all over the world have been especially interested in the possibilities of an innovative home in a natural environment, with ecological solutions and a low impact on the environment.
January 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Monsa Publications | 144 Pages |
$27.95
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AUSTRALIA MODERN: 15 HOUSES IN HARMONY WITH THE LAND

Written by Huyton, Steve
Australia has wildly differing topographies and climates, and its best residential architecture draws on those site conditions in inventive ways.
October 28, 2019 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 192 Pages |
$39.99
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MY COOL SHED: AN INSPIRATIONAL GUIDE TO STYLISH HIDEAWAYS AND WORKSPACES

Written by Field-Lewis, Jane
This beautifully packaged book celebrates the humble and not so humble shed - from artists' studios to beach huts, My Cool Shed outlines the diverse ways of these small spaces and the unique ways in which owners are styling them make this title a delight for anyone interested in design.My Cool Shed features 35 sheds, including small cabins, garden rooms, beach huts.
November 15, 2018 | Paperback | Pavilion Books | 160 Pages |
$15.95
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SMALL HOUSES

Written by Fine Homebuilding
In this new collection of small houses from Fine Homebuilding magazine, the authors look at houses both new and remodeled, traditional and modern, urban and rural, by the water and in the mountains. The houses exude as much style as homes many times their square footage, and all are as big as they need to be to fit the lifestyles and aspirations of the people who live
April 30, 2019 | Paperback | Taunton Press |
$24.95
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PREFAB HOUSING AND THE FUTURE OF BUILDING: PRODUCT TO PROCESS

Written by Aitchison, Mathew
As we stand on the cusp of a fundamental restructuring of the housing and building industries, this book provides a timely overview of prefabricated and modular housing. The idea of prefabricated and modular housing is not a new one: since the 19th century, designers, inventors, engineers, builders, developers, and entrepreneurs have all been fascinated by the idea of the factory-built home.
January 11, 2018 | Hardcover | Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd | 192 Pages |
$89.99
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STANTEC: AIRPORTS

Written by Smith, Stanis
Stantec is a global design firm uniting over 22,000 staff across six continents. The firm has established itself as a world leader in the design of airports. Every single day, one out of every three passengers travelling in North America passes through an airport where Stantec has completed a significant project.
April 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Figure 1 Publishing | 188 Pages |
$50.00
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CABINS: A GUIDE TO BUILDING YOUR OWN NATURE RETREAT

Written by Stiles, Jeanie
"Clear, practical book ... full-color photos help do-it-yourselfers realize their dreams." -- Log Homes Illustrated The best-selling Cabins is back in print, at the same great value of its original price. This authoritative how-to title gives readers all the information they need to build their own cabin, including:
March 3, 2001 | Paperback | Firefly Books | 240 Pages |
$19.95
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DETACHED HOUSES THE FUTURE?

Written by Institut Urban Landscape
Detached houses are considered primarily responsible for urban sprawl and land consumption. At the same time they represent the ideal residence for broad sections of society. This contradiction was used as the starting point for the Institut Urban Landscape at the ZHAW to take a closer look at detached housing.
January 7, 2014 | Paperback | Niggli | 184 Pages |
$49.95

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