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WHERE LIGHT IN DARKNESS LIES: THE STORY OF THE LIGHTHOUSE

Written by Dora, Veronica Della
An illuminating history of both real-life lighthouses and the beacons of literature and art alike, shedding light on the multifaceted power of these liminal structures. Suspended between sea and sky, battered by the waves and the wind, lighthouses mark the battle lines between the elements.
May 17, 2022 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 280 Pages |
$35.00
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MILL: THE HISTORY AND FUTURE OF NATURALLY POWERED BUILDINGS

Written by Larkin, David
The counterpart to his bestselling "Barn: The Art of a Working Building "and years in the making, David Larkin's latest visual documentary book is a tour of the intriguing architecture of mills from their medieval beginnings to present day uses.
December 15, 2000 | Hardcover | Universe Publishing(NY) | 255 Pages |
$25.00
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FARMHOUSE: REIMAGINING THE CLASSIC AMERICAN ICON

Written by Fine Homebuilding
The farmhouse is a classic American icon, combining comfort and simplicity, elegance and nostalgia, all without pretension. No matter the age or condition, these historic homesteads call to mind the pragmatism of the pioneers who worked the land and raised their families at a time when practicality was key to prosperity.
September 14, 2021 | Hardcover | Taunton Press | 208 Pages |
$34.99
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MUSEUM: FROM ITS ORIGINS TO THE 21ST CENTURY

Written by Hopkins, Owen
This beautiful and visually immersive book charts the fascinating story of the institution of the Museum, from its origins to the present. Visited by millions around the world every year, museums are one of mankind's most essential creations. They tell stories, shape cultural identities and hold valuable insight about the past and about the future.
November 23, 2021 | Hardcover | Frances Lincoln |
$60.00
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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 | 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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