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contemporary architecture: general
Contemporary Southern Homes.
E. Ash-
ley Rooney with Foreword by Carl Abbott. The
South is known for its preserved mansions but
many more beautiful twenty-first-century houses
preserve that same sense of ambiance. From
Virginia to Arkansas, twenty Southern design
professionals' work features expansive, open floor
plans, walls of glass, and the use of indigenous
materials. The architects' diverse backgrounds
and design philosophies are shaping the South
in the twenty-first century.
Size: 9" x 12" • 424 color photos • 288 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4682-8 • hard cover • $60.00
Contemporary Mexican Architecture:
Continuing the Heritage of Luis Barragán.
Sandy Baum, with introductions by Juan Pablo
Serrano Orozco, Juan Carlos Name-Sierra, and
Gilberto L. Rodriguez. Showcasing the original
work of 26 contemporary Mexican architects
in a wide variety of impressive architectural
designs, this unique book has over 370 full
color photos and architectural plans displaying
works of each architect.
United by Design: Homes of Cape Cod,
Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket.
Wilson Schiffer. Foreword by John R. DaSilva,
AIA. Discover a diverse selection of beautiful
Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket
area homes from a dozen of the top architects
practicing in this region. With more than 40+
projects, this design book features homes that
range from traditional shingle style to very
modern in design, and from modest cottages
to grandiose estates.
Size:113/4"x14"•400 images•248pp.
Contemporary Boston Architects.
Maryann Thompson. Discover a wealth
of ideas and design strategies from over
20 Boston architectural firms that will
help you understand design processes,
methods, and techniques in new ways,
integrating classic architecture into mod-
ern living spaces. Over 400 beautiful
images showcasing their works.
Size:113/4"x9"•404colorphotos• Index•240pp.
The Art of Brazilian Architecture.
Nabuco. Photographer Joaquim Nabuco has
found art in the architecture, interiors, and
landscapes designed by his fellow Brazilians.
Through more than 160 large, lively images,
Nabuco shows more than 15 properties enriched
by stylish simplicity, local folk art traditions,
vibrant colors, and a profound harmony with
their lush tropical surroundings.
Contemporary Villas.
David Strahan,
AIA, Katharine Kaye McMillan, Ph.D., &
Patricia Hart McMillan. Explore over 40
contemporary villas by today’s most cre-
ative architects. Their brilliant architec-
tural designs integrate the structure and
natural environment: deserts, mountains
and meadows, waterfront, and urban
locations. An informative text and 560
gorgeous color photos and plans.
The Future Architect's Handbook.
Beck. Young readers discover how architects
work by examining "Aaron the Architect’s" four
drawings (Site Plan, Floor Plan, Section and
Elevation) for his own home. They also learn
about design techniques, building components,
and architectural styles. Freehand drawings
illustrate the text and inspire readers to apply
these lessons to their own designs.
Size:91/8"x81/8"•51b/w illustrations•48pp.
Artists' Homes and Studios.
E. Ashley
Rooney Foreword by Robert Evans. Today’s
art studios are as varied as the artists them-
selves. Some are large, with high ceilings and
oversized skylights. Some are modest, even
cramped. Some are amazingly pristine and
carefully ordered and some are a study of chaos.
Through 321 images, see where the creativity
flows for 86 artists in studios that range from
chicken coops and horse barns to entire islands or simply extra bedrooms.
Size:91/8"x81/8"•321color images•192pp.
Shingle Style Architecture: for the 21st
E. Ashley Rooney. Through nearly
300 photos of 40 North American homes, this
study of shingle style homes offers historical
perspectives and modern interpretations of this
unique American architectural movement. Be
inspired by the creative ways that stone, wood,
and natural light are used to provide comfortable
and sustainable living quarters that accompany
the natural elements of these properties.
Shingle Style Homes: Past & Present.
Rooney with contributions by John C. McConnell
AIA & Turner Brooks. Over 50 shingle homes in
the continental United States displayed in over
500 color photographs, including multi-mil-
lion-dollar residences,smallermansions,cottages,
and renovated shingles.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2554-0 •hardcover•$39.95
Igloo: Contemporary Vernacular Archi-
A detailed analysis of the building tradition of
igloos, with work by contemporary architects,
designers, and artists from around the world
who use the unique compacted domes. Al-
together, 14 modern designs are presented,
ranging from an ice hotel to memorials to a
forestry conservation center.
Cabin: Contemporary Vernacular Archi-
Alejandro Bahamón and Anna Vicens
Soler. The cabin is undoubtedly one of the most
widely reproduced housing structures due to
its simplicity and flexibility. This book analyzes
form, materials, and building process and offers
a sampling of recent projects conceived of by
architects and designers from all corners of the
world, including Brazil, Norway, and Slovenia.
Size:91/8"x81/8"•195 illustrations•144pp.
Retreats to Retirement: Dream Homes to
. E. Ashley Rooney. Looks at planning a
second home to eventually inhabit year-round;
a home that will age nicely with you and your
whole family’s needs. Intelligently designed, the
vacation home incorporates flexible, accessible,
and user-friendly living space for everyone.
ISBN:0-7643-2339-3 •hardcover•$39.95
Craft Furniture: The Legacy of the Human
DennisBlankemeyer.Explore the livesand
work of 29 of the most distinguished American
furniture makers of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Beginning with Wharton Esherick, James Krenov,
SamMaloof,andGeorgeNakashima, itcontinues
with 25 contemporary furniture makers who
carry on the tradition today. A biography of
each is given along with examples of their work.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 283 color photos • 208 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1787-3 • hard cover • $49.95
Waterfront Homes: From Castles
to Cottages.
E. Ashley Rooney. This
book offers an insider’s tour of more
than sixty waterfront homes. Twenty
notable architects and designers
describe their homes, inside and out.
A variety of designs are featured in
400 magnificent color photographs.
Their sites are as varied as their designs.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 400 color photos •
ISBN:0-7643-1893-4• hardcover•$34.95
Cliffhangers and Hillside Houses: Views
from the Treetops.
E. Ashley Rooney. Aside
from soaring views and dramatic vistas, these
hillside home designs offer practical and at-
tractive solutions to the increasing demand for
and scarcity of level land. Tour over 50 stunning
hillside homes located across the United States,
from Alaska to Cape Cod.
Amazing Space: Architect Designed
Houses Under $300,000.
Lucy D.Rosenfeld.
Explore 48 original houses by North American
architects produced with an eye for economy.
Illustrates possibilities for starter homes,
retirement houses, vacation retreats, and
simplified living.
Size:81/2"x11"•235+photos& illus.•160pp.
Timeless Architecture: Homes of Dis-
tinction by Harrison Design Associates.
Elizabeth Meredith Dowling. Explore tenets of
design applied to homes that embody Italianate,
Colonial, Georgian, Federal, Arts and Crafts,
Beaux-Arts, and other classic styles.
Size:12"x9" •412color images •256pp
contemporary architecture: log & timber frame
Post & Beam Dreams.
Lisa Glennon, Holly
Ostrander, and Tony Hanslin. In nearly 400 color
images and 16 sample floor plans, would-be
homebuilders can explore the many finer points
of post and beam construction. From connecting
with nature through the warmth of wood to
combining nostalgia for historic buildings with
modern day construction to adapting to suit a
variety of architectural styles, this is modern day
post and beam building at its best.
The Contemporary Log Home: Solid Wood
Homes for Residential Living.
Marc Wilhelm
Lennartz. Healthy and sustainable living in a log
house: Log cabins made of solid wood provide
comfortable and healthy living. These houses
offer natural, climate-friendly options for both
home life and work. 30 examples of log home
models built around the world. Included are
over 300 images of floor plans, maps, and
exteriors and interiors.
Artisan Crafted Timber Frame
Tina Skinner. Explore more
than 25 finely crafted timber frame
homes, inside and out. Guided by floor
plans, this photographic journey takes
you from an overall look at the exteriors
of stately, custom built homes, through
the interiors.
contemporary architecture • log & timber frame
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