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 | 288 Pages |
$65.00
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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 | 224 Pages |
$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 |
$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 |
$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 |
$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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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 | 224 Pages |
$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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