Most popular Houses, apartments, flats, etc books
The most popular Houses, apartments, flats, etc books currently available. Updated weekly.
Designer and lifestyle authority Tricia Foley illustrates her approach to creating elegantly pared-down environments for the home and work space.
A groundbreaking global survey of the finest mid-20th-century homes - one of the most popular styles of our time
Do you feel as though you're living in an expensive and ill-fitting home filled with too much stuff? A Tiny Home to Call Your Own examines the hows and whys of tiny-home living, and will help you assess whether it's the right for you by examining all aspects of tiny house living and exploring and array of living spaces.
An unprecedented event in architecture history, the Case Study Houses program gave America new models for residential living. This comprehensive account of the project presents each of the 36 prototype homes through floor plans, sketches, and photographs, and explores how architects like Richard Neutra, Charles and Ray Eames, and Eero Saarinen...
A celebration of the uniquely vibrant architecture and interiors of classic and new Spanish-style houses in the south-western United States, Mexico, and Spain.
Examines houses in the small Massachusetts town of Edgartown; in Santa Barbara, California, where a commitment was made to re-create an imaginary Spanish past; and in Sea Ranch, on the northern California coast, where the authors attempt to create a community.
Following up on their much-heralded first volume of interiors, this new publication presents the next evolution of Atelier AM virtuosos of mixing antiques and museum-quality artworks with pedigreed design.
Housing is rapidly having to adapt to the global changes of the twenty first century. This book examines the residential design trends that have arisen in response to these challenges.
An intimate exploration of Virginia Woolf's homes
The world's most innovative and influential architect-designed houses created since the early 20th century
A manifesto of a modernist housing ideology
Atmospherically illustrated tribute to the brilliant Danish designer and his own home, an icon of good taste
This seminal volume, now back in print in a new format and at a reduced price, offers a deeply immersive tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's most legendary building
This book contains five essays about the contemporary Japanese house illustrated with a selection of designs by young architects. The domestic space becomes a symbol of the ability to adapt to new cultural and technological patterns.
Classic and timeless, these exclusive homes recall the simple glamor of vintage Hamptons design.
A showcase of how good design can transform any small space into a comfortable, modern, and environmentally sensitive home.
A richly illustrated history of below-market housing in New York, from the 1920s to today that is essential reading for understanding and advancing debates about how to enable future generations to call New York home.
Covers from the palaces of Fez to the roads of Marrakesh, from the trading posts of Essaouira to the Kasbahs of the south. This book features singular living spaces in Morocco, a country blessed with one of the richest architectural heritages in North Africa. It explores the archetypes of the Moroccan built environment.
From the great citadels of Caernarvon, Powis and Beaumaris in the north, to the Victorian glories of Cardiff in the south, St David's cathedral in the west to the little hill church of Patrishow in the east, the buildings of Wales embody its history and are the equal of any in the British Isles. This title is suitable for those visiting Wales.
In the 1960s and 1970s, a team of leading architects established a new type of collective housing in the London Borough of Camden. In place of tower blocks, they created a high-density, low-rise urbanism, based on a return to streets with front doors. This book examinesthis programme and shows how it offers important lessons and insights for the
Michael S Smith's first collection of new interiors work in seven years.
Features the homes of a range of leading architects from around the world.
Featuring an array of award-winning projects, this book demonstrates how key architects across Britain and Ireland are blending contemporary design practices with traditional vernacular buildings.
This book celebrates the growing popularity of small houses and the renaissance of urban areas.
A guide to the houses of the 18th and early 19th century, their exteriors and their interiors. It explains various aspects of the Georgian and Regency house and provides a comprehensive guide to the houses of this period.
Highly illustrated and accessibly written, this book offers a fascinating exploration of material culture in the Japanese house and home.
This beautifully photographed volume showcases the Thai houses by the internationally renowned architect.
Presents 43 examples of designs for small-scale (less than 75m2) houses set in a variety of contexts. Using digital tools, sustainable materials and prefabrication technologies, these projects offer realistic solutions for houses where space is at a premium, nature must be preserved or accommodation created for those who need it most.
Showcases design objects and creates open areas for lounging, cooking and dining. This book includes hundreds of photographs that have been drawn from stylish residences around the world. It is suitable for anyone looking to create their own stylish interior.
This book takes the reader through the history, theory and design of prefabricated and modular housing, leading up to a discussion of contemporary problems and opportunities. It includes a broad international focus with case studies of leading designers and companies, and cutting-edge research.
The complete illustrated history of the Cotswold home
Effortlessly combining bohemian chic style and family living, the fashionable couple serve up fun and practical design tips from their beachfront vacation home.
Prefabulous Small Houses explores the beauty, variety, design and environmentally positive benefits of prefab construction through the wide variety of prefabrication methods in use today with prefabulous examples.
The construction of smaller houses is increasing. This book travels to countries across the world to discover tiny houses in the mountains, on the coast and in the cities which how architecture responds to space limitations without compromising style.
Showcases contemporary residential architecture and design across the state of Texas, by renowned America-based architects and designers, featuring full-colour photography, informative descriptions and detailed floor plans.
This book shows the transformation of an existing apartment with problems into a new, open floor space that satisfies the needs of the modern owners.
California Romantica is an expression of an ongoing love affair between film star Diane Keaton and the Spanish style house.
The old cottages of Britain are amongst the country's best-loved treasures. This book tells the story of cottage life since the seventeenth century, often using the words of the people who built the cottages or lived in them. It features fifty main types of cottage, dating from the fifteenth century.