This breathtakingly photographed volume offers an inside, and outside, look at twenty-two lovingly restored homes, labours of love by people whose passion for Italy just couldn't be ignored. Owners and designers share anecdotes about their experiences with local artisans, vendors, and bureaucracy, w..
With more than 30 years' experience, including the repositioning of over 50 retail assets, renowned architect Ronald Altoon understands the extraordinary investment potential distressed retail assets offer, particularly in the current economic climate. Retail Rescue: Visions + Strategies for Reposit..
In her first book, Eve Ashcraft uses humour and experience - together with her wonderful eye - to help readers to arrive at the perfect colours for their home. Eve, whose celebrity clients have included Martha Stewart, Steve Martin and Rick Moranis, understands that for many people choosing colour c..
A modern guide for the urban aesthete and perfect for either those who have already fallen in love with Rome, or those planning a memorable first visit. From magnificent squares to exquisite side streets, tucked-away gardens to quiet neighbourhood cafes and, of course, the architecture for which..
As urban living intensifies in density and numbers, the city landscape expands both outwards and upwards. Architects and urban designers craft new and experimental structures while also investigating existing buildings for potential reinvention or expansion. In particular, the roof of a building, on..
Bulging in-boxes, out-of-control stress, and even climate change serve as reminders that when it comes to being happy and healthy, less is more. In this interactive journal, organization expert Mary Carlomagno leads readers on a journey toward release and discovery. Guided by the principle that the ..
From emergency relief shelters to a cardboard cathedral and exhibition spaces in shipping containers, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban has made his name with his restlessly inventive response to material and situation, as much as with his humanitarian work at the sites of natural and man..
From a house without walls to exhibition spaces in shipping containers, Shigeru Ban has constantly challenged architectural rule and expectation. In the age of the "starchitect," he has also demonstrated a commitment to humanitarian practice: Over the course of his esteemed career, his inventive, el..
Eclectic, livable, personal: these are the qualities that epitomize today's most captivating modern homes, turning them into spaces brimming with individual style. In "Simply Contemporary," renowned photographer Solvi dos Santos shares her unique portfolio of twenty-eight homes that have been update..
Over the years, talented architects have occasionally indulged themselves with the challenge of designing small but perfectly formed buildings. Today, with reduced budgets, many architects have turned in a more focused way to creating works that may be diminutive in their dimensions, but are definit..
***SPECIAL PRICE down from $49.99 while stocks last*** Spain is a country as extraordinarily diverse in its architecture as it is in its landscape. Ranging from the lush green Pyrenees to the arid vineyards of La Rioja, and from traditional Andalucian haciendas to the creative hive of contemporary ..
The aim of the Minimum collection is to offer a series of short monographs which, though brief, nevertheless deal with all aspects of the master's personality: works, constructed or otherwise, primary written sources, critiques and photographic interpretations. The underlying aim is to offer an in-d..