Architecture & Design (278)

Good Ideas For Alternative Homes

ISBN: 9788416500369

Author: Patricia Martinez    Publisher: Monsa

energy efficiency and sustainable green standards have emerged in developed countries, in particular in the united States and canada. This book explains this ne...


energy efficiency and sustainable green standards have emerged in developed countries, in particular in the united States and canada. This book explains this new direction in the construction of buildings. it has three parts with illustrative examples of several types of homes: prefabricated, rehabilitated, made with natural materials... The first part (the three rs in the construction of a home which are recycle, reduce and reuse) explains how we can reduce the amount of waste. The second one is dedicated to the new technologies in the house. The third part deals with ideas for alternative homes (cave houses, new houses on trees, camouflaged...).


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 180 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 20-11-2016


$49.99
Modern Living Scandinavian Style

ISBN: 9783832734183

Author: Claire Bingham    Publisher: TeNeues

Decorating an interior―one that is simple, functional, cosy and calm, with no piece of furniture unloved or overlooked―is a tall order. It should be conveni...


Decorating an interior―one that is simple, functional, cosy and calm, with no piece of furniture unloved or overlooked―is a tall order. It should be convenient, space-saving and beautifully put together so that it enhances the chores of everyday life, whilst looking good too. What is it about Scandinavian design that does this so well? In Modern Living Scandinavian Style, design writer Claire Bingham escapes to the Nordic nations with this inspiring and practical guide to creating feel-good interiors that are pared-back yet characterful. But it’s also a book full of practical tips―including easy updates and decorating solutions for the homemaker wanting to make their space brighter and better. Want to know how to achieve an elegant limewood floor? This book shows you how. Each chapter explores the design ideas and pieces that make up every room, revealing decorating secrets to recreate Nordic chic. Inspired by modern and classic Scandinavian design, learn how to introduce a dash of Scandi into your home. The effortless and timeless Scandinavian look will never go out of style.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 223 x 287 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2016


$89.99
Modern Living Chalet Style

ISBN: 9783832734206

Author: Claire Bingham    Publisher: TeNeues

Home has become the most important source of comfort for many people. Rarely have people invested so much money in furniture and decorating. A comfortable home ...


Home has become the most important source of comfort for many people. Rarely have people invested so much money in furniture and decorating. A comfortable home furnished with natural materials, warm colors, and soft textiles, a place that exudes a ski-vacation feel―Modern Living Chalet Style shows you how to bring that look into your home. It’s hard to find another style as elegant, yet cozy, as this one. Whether you use antiques, natural finds, artwork, or designer pieces to implement it, the chalet style is very flexible and can range from rustic/traditional to elegant/modern. It is always inviting, whether you want to curl up with a good book or entertain a big group. The most beautiful chalet interiors will provide inspiration, and possibly make you want to book a vacation. Author Claire Bingham shares the tips and tricks you can use to create this cozy chalet feel in your own home, even if you live nowhere near the mountains!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 223 x 287 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2016


$89.99
Andrew Martin Interior Design Review Volume 20

ISBN: 9783832734251

Author: Andrew Martin    Publisher: TeNeues

As in previous volumes, this year’s 20th edition of the annual Interior Design Review promises to raise the bar yet again on the world’s most innovative int...


As in previous volumes, this year’s 20th edition of the annual Interior Design Review promises to raise the bar yet again on the world’s most innovative interior design. Who will feature and who will win the coveted Andrew Martin International Interior Designer of the Year Award 2016? As an encyclopedic compendium filled with international trends, this publication is an unbeatable source for creative professionals. As described by The Times, ‘the Oscar of the interior design world.’


Bind: hardback


Pages: 512


Dimensions: 235 x 317 mm


Publication Date: 20-09-2016


$115.00
The Ultimate Ski Book

ISBN: 9783832734114

Author: Gabriella Le Breton    Publisher: TeNeues

Higher, faster, further―skiing is more than a hobby, it’s a way of life. Originally an adventurous way to move through ice and snow, skiing is now the numbe...


Higher, faster, further―skiing is more than a hobby, it’s a way of life. Originally an adventurous way to move through ice and snow, skiing is now the number one wintertime recreational activity. More popular than ever before, the snow lures thousands of die-hard fans to the airy heights of the world’s mountains. Anyplace where even a few flakes fall, there are dedicated skiers―forever hunting for the longest run in the Andes, the most spectacular downhill in the Alps, the most legendary chalet in the Rockies. In this book, skiing expert Gabriella Le Breton assembles everything passionate skiers want to know, and a lot more―the most beautiful views, the most remote resorts, the best restaurants. And of course, real skiing legends have their say, providing tips for life on the two pieces of wood that mean everything.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2016


$115.00
Signature Homes

ISBN: 9780996965316

Author: Panache Partners    Publisher: Independent Publishers Group

Presenting an inspiring array of beautiful homes from California to New York, this book showcases designs by more than 40 of the nation's foremost architects an...


Presenting an inspiring array of beautiful homes from California to New York, this book showcases designs by more than 40 of the nation's foremost architects and custom home builders. Several pages are devoted to displaying and explaining each project, be it historical restoration, upscale renovation, or ground-up design. Each detailed photograph visually represents the most unique aspects of the home from inside and outdoors. Accompanying editorial provides an insider explanation behind the materials, style, and layout.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 264


Dimensions: 247 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 20-08-2016


$115.00
Evergreen

ISBN: 9783899556735

Publisher: Gestalten

Private paradises nestled in the backyards of homes. Rooftops that act as community gardens. Edible patches of beauty hidden within city blocks. Evergreen shows...


Private paradises nestled in the backyards of homes. Rooftops that act as community gardens. Edible patches of beauty hidden within city blocks. Evergreen shows the verdant aesthetic statement that allows city dwellers to bring nature back into the every day and quenches urban gardening desires. Living with plants is mutually beneficial; beyond the exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen, leaves, flowers, and stems bring a warm and individual charisma to any space. Throughout this engaging collection of projects, urban gardening is complimented by a softer side: balconies that add an extra relaxing touch to a morning cup of coffee, flowers that provide calming fragrances throughout the home, or romantic blooms that feed the soul rather than fill a plate. Evergreen also inspires those who already live in the midst of lush horticultural and sustainable oases. Straightforward plans and examples illustrate how to transform unused spaces, both indoors and out, into flourishing and functional patches. Sketched floorplans visually detail a myriad of projects including which plants thrive in dark living room corners or which foliage enjoys the damp environment of a bathroom. The profiles of both professional and hobbyist plant lovers provide an engaging guide to productively getting one’s hands dirty; herb gardens on fire escapes, greenhouses that double as living spaces, and community gardens atop roofs all awaken growing curiosities. From cactus farmers and florists to shop owners and activists, let Evergreen’s cast of characters guide you in making and maintaining a green utopia and in quenching gardening longings.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 07-09-2016


$120.00
Sloping Landscape

ISBN: 9789810792312

Publisher: Gingko Press

Sloping Landscape illustrates how creative architects and designers subvert, emphasize, and mimic the natural features around projects planned for uneven topogr...


Sloping Landscape illustrates how creative architects and designers subvert, emphasize, and mimic the natural features around projects planned for uneven topography. It presents the latest and most creative “sloping designs” in the world, from homes perched like birds’ nests on hilltops and public parks trailing down steep faces to almost-vertical mountainside gardens and commercial buildings and hotels that utilize changes in elevation to cultivate a sense of isolation and privacy for clients and guests. These structures are joined by a diverse assortment of pathways, creative ground covers, and erosion prevention measures that make their construction possible as well as fully accessible and aesthetically appealing. Sketches and design plans complete the book, fully revealing how the innovative projects featured make the most of building sites that range from gentle ridges to rugged slopes.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 216 x 273 mm


Publication Date: 01-06-2016


$110.00
DUE > 30th Sep 2016
Designlicious 2

ISBN: 9789810983383

Publisher: Gingko Press

Come back for another helping of mouthwatering design with Designlicious 2, the second volume of visual identities inspired by culinary philosophies. With a foc...


Come back for another helping of mouthwatering design with Designlicious 2, the second volume of visual identities inspired by culinary philosophies. With a focus on food and drink establishments and brands, it explores interior design projects, stationery, menus, and other promotional materials that reflect mission statements or the unique personalities of owners and intended patrons. Its contents include design and identity projects for juice brands and cafes, restaurants and bakeries, and other culinary businesses that see excellent design as a key ingredient for their success. Designlicious 2 is sure to provide an abundance of inspiration for designers looking create delicious solutions for their own design quandaries.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 368


Dimensions: 203 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 29-07-2016


$110.00
DUE > 30th Sep 2016
Container Atlas

ISBN: 9783899556698

Author: Han Slawik    Publisher: Gestalten

A reinvigoration of an architectural classic. Added projects provide insight into the ever-developing world of container architecture. An expanded reprint of a ...


A reinvigoration of an architectural classic. Added projects provide insight into the ever-developing world of container architecture. An expanded reprint of a beloved tome, this book presents a wide range of projects in container architecture―a contemporary architectural phenomenon. In addition to previously released projects, nearly twenty new examples await to inspire and to engage. Container Atlas features container structures used as pop-up stores and temporary exhibits as well as sophisticated housing and office spaces that provoke and inspire while setting new standards in functionality and aesthetics. But the book is not only visually inspiring. Because it documents plans, describes associated costs, and suggests concrete solutions for common problems, it is a practical reference for architects, planners, and cultural activists as well as event and marketing managers, to guide them in deciding what types of containers are best suited to their upcoming projects.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 06-09-2016


$150.00
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