A monograph on the work of CCS Architects, who specialise in buildings and interiors where we eat, live and work. Eat - CCS' restaurants are magnetic, innovative and have enduring style. Live - CCS' residences focus on the notion of calm, retreat, intimacy and an owner's personal expression. Work ..
Eaton Center is the expression of the values of a century-old company with deep roots in the American Midwest. Rising above the rolling terrain of northern Ohio that was once farmland, the building takes its place between woods and a reflecting pond, with a bearing that recalls a manse in the countr..
This publication focuses on sustainability within the architecture and design of eco skyscrapers. Ken Yeang remains one of the world's foremost experts on sustainability and the modern skyscraper. Acknowledging that the skyscraper is possibly one of the most ecologically unfriendly of all building..
When people say "ecological house," they can be referring to any one of an infinite number of project plans destined to produce the least predictable outcomes you could possibly imagine. The simple definition of an ecological house, in fact, does not correspond to a universally applicable style, nor..
A jam-packed, II-year undertaking of 928 pages, 1,500 entries, and over 1,000 recommended recordings, "The NPR Listener's Encyclopaedia" is an everything-you-need-to-know bible for the classical music lover. Written with infectious enthusiasm by Ted Libbey, author of "The NPR Guide to Building a Cla..
Edward Hopper, born in Nyack in 1882, remains one of the most important American painters. After studying to be an illustrator, he entered the famous New York School of Art, where he studied under the direction of Robert Henri, whose influence on Hopper's work was fundamental, as he was the one who ..
Edward Schroder Prior designed the cathedral of the Arts and Crafts Movement (St Andrew's Church, Roker), perfected the popular butterfly plan in his houses, and published what is still the seminal work on medieval gothic art in England in 1900. Highly regarded by critics such as Ian Nairn, Prior is..
Few photographers have created such a legacy as Edward Weston (1886-1958). After a decade of successfully making photographs with painterly soft-focus techniques, he became the driving figure behind a group of West Coast artists dubbed Group f/64, which pioneered the sharp, precise school of "Straig..