Building Types

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OPENING KAILASANATHA: THE TEMPLE IN KANCHIPURAM REVEALED IN TIME AND SPACE

Written by Kaimal, Padma
Stone figures hardened by ascetic discipline and heroic effort face north in deep shadow. There they meet the gazes of the same gods and goddesses but with gentler bodies enacting grace, warmth, seduction, and marriage, drenched in sunlight, facing south.
March 8, 2021 | Hardcover | University of Washington Press | 296 Pages |
$65.00
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MEASURE AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE JAPANESE HOUSE: 250 PLANS AND SKETCHES PLUS ILLUSTRATIONS OF JOINERY

Written by Engel, Heino
A remarkable classic work on traditional Japanese architecture, and how the style and features can serve as a model for contemporary residential buildings. With incredible detail (as well as numerous architectural plans and drawings), author and architect Heino Engel describes everything from room functions and the flexibility of partitions to the influence of human anatomy on Japanese
August 11, 2020 | Paperback | Tuttle Publishing |
$16.99
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HOUSE OF LIGHT

Written by Dyar, Erik
In addition to an incredible collection of outstanding photographs of the House of Light, this book tells the story of how this project proceeded from spatial criteria to conceptual design and final realization.
July 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Oro Editions | 168 Pages |
$40.00
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MACHIYA: THE TRADITIONAL TOWNHOUSES OF KYOTO

The definitive book on machiya showcasing their traditional appearance and recent transformation explained in bilingual text.
September 1, 2020 | Paperback | Pie International |
$29.95
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SURF SHACKS VOLUME 2

Surfing is a way of life, one that defines not only where we live, but how we live. Surf Shacks Volume 2 picks up where the first volume left off, exploring homes of surfers, which range from improvised cabins by the beach to penthouse apartments in big coastal cities.
October 20, 2020 | Hardcover | Gestalten | 288 Pages |
$60.00
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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.
November 24, 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.
November 24, 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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