Building Types

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BUILDING DETAILS

Written by Snyder, Frank M
Not only is Building Details important in showing how architects learned and drew from the designs of the great masters; it is a rare and beautiful documentation of how these important early-twentieth-century architects realized their designs.
October 17, 2007 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company |
$65.00
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MICROSHELTERS: 59 CREATIVE CABINS, TINY HOUSES, TREE HOUSES AND OTHER SMALL STRUCTURES

Written by Diedricksen, Derek "Deek"
Discover how "big" tiny can be! With stunning photographs, fascinating information, and plans to build your own, Microshelters proves that small structures are not only useful, but stylish as well.
August 25, 2015 | Paperback | Storey Publishing | 256 Pages |
$18.95
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PREFAB HOUSES

Written by Arnt Cobbers
The amazing global story of the prefabricated house, once regarded as a cheap and easy solution, now synonymous with ambitious design and sophisticated detail. This book features a unique compilation of prefab houses as well as contact details for relevant suppliers and manufacturers.
April 15, 2014 | Hardcover | Taschen | 388 Pages |
$29.99
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ROCK THE SHACK: THE ARCHTECTURE OF CABINS, COCOONS AND HIDE-OUTS

Written by Sofia Borges
From weekend homes to get-away cabins, this architecture embodies our longing for relaxing in nature.
February 5, 2013 | Hardcover | Gestalten |
$60.00
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PREFABULOUS WORLD

Written by Koones, Sheri
Takes an international look at sustainable home design, including homes from New Zealand, Germany, and the United States.
April 15, 2014 | Hardcover | ABRAMS |
$35.00
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BE IN A TREEHOUSE

Written by Nelson, Pete
Pete Nelson, the world's best-known treehouse designer and builder, wants to put readers in trees--his motto is, "get 'er done, so you can BE in a TREE." His new book is a comprehensive source of inspiration and practical information about treehouse design and construction. To that end, he shares the basics of treehouse construction with his own recent projects as case studies.
March 25, 2014 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams |
$37.50
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NEW TREEHOUSES OF THE WORLD

Written by Nelson, Pete
In this follow up to "Treehouses of the World," world-renowned treehouse designer and builder Nelson takes readers on an exciting, international tour of more than 35 new treehouses, and reveals how they are designed, constructed, and appreciated in a wide array of cultures.
May 1, 2009 | Hardcover | ABRAMS |
$40.00

TINY HOUSES OE

Written by Mimi Zeiger
With “McMansions” increasingly giving way to “tiny” houses, the desire to downsize and be more ecologically and economically prudent is a concept many are beginning to embrace.
March 24, 2009 | Hardcover | Rizzoli |
$29.95

BIRDHOUSES OF THE WORLD

Written by Anne Schmauss
Birdhouses of the World offers readers a curated collection of beautiful, whimsical, stop-you-in-your-tracks amazing birdhouses created by designers and bird lovers around the world. Bird expert and author Anne Schmauss provides a brief history of birdhouses and lists the kinds of birds that inhabit them, as well as the types of structures that attract various species.
March 25, 2014 | Hardcover | Stewart, Tabori and Chang |
$22.50

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