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Image for Arjo Guidebook - For Architects and Planners: Nursing Homes and Elderly Care Facilities

Arjo Guidebook - For Architects and Planners: Nursing Homes and Elderly Care Facilities

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Sweden, Arjo: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 538A8242

ISBN: 9163043327

Condition: Very Good


9163043327 157 pages. "... a book for those involved in the planning of housing for the elderly and disabled... Functions as botha a practical guidebook and as an educational textbook. Covers all transfers and hygiene activities which take place throughout the day." - from back board. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Image for Taj Mahal: The Illumined Tomb- An Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Mughal and European Documentary Sources

Taj Mahal: The Illumined Tomb- An Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Mughal and European Documentary Sources

By: N/A

Price: $119.95

Publisher: USA, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 538A1183

ISBN: 0295969458

Condition: Fair


0295969458 320 pages. Selected bibliography. Abundantly illustrated in colour and black and white. Usual library markings. Somewhat above-average wear. Binding sound. A worthy reference copy. View more info

Image for Museums in the 21st Century: Concepts, Projects, Buildings

Museums in the 21st Century: Concepts, Projects, Buildings

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Germany, Prestel Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 537C9347

ISBN: 3791335766

Condition: Very Good


3791335766 215 pages with 396 colour and 187 black and white illustrations. "Discusses the most important trends in modern architecture and, at the same time, documents increasingly intensive exchanges on an international level, portraying outstanding, future-oriented museum buildings and projects from 2000 to 2010 on four continents... A closer look at twenty-six projects, either completed, planned or still under construction provides a broadly based overview of cu... View more info

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Patrimônio Construido: as Mais Belas Edificações

By: N/A

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Brazil, Editora Capivara: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 537G0251

ISBN: 8589063097

Condition: Fine


8589063097 459 pages. Text primarily in Portuguese. Some English transation at back. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A beautiful copy of this large and gorgeous work. View more info

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Urban Conversion/Stadtumbau

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Austria, Springer Vienna Architecture: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 537G1002

ISBN: 3211838503

Condition: Fine


3211838503 New in shrinkwrap. View more info

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California architecture (GA houses)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Tokyo, A.D.A. Edita: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 537G2306

ISBN: 4871403513

Condition: Very Good


4871403513 148 pages. Exhibition catalogue of Morphosis and Eric Owen Moss, GA GAllery, Tokyo, from April 20 through May 26, 1985. Signed by Moss upon first page. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. Text in English and Japanese. Clean with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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The Sensible Rehabilitation of Older Homes

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, CMHC: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 538A0207

ISBN: 0660106698

Condition: Good


0660106698 62 pages. Glossary. Suggested reading. Chapters include: Why alter your house?; Getting to know your house; Rehabilitating your house. Two bits of liquid paper on title page. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Crescentwood: A History

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Manitoba, Crescentwood Home Owners Association: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 538H0648

ISBN: 0969702809

Condition: Very Good


0969702809 175 pages. Footnotes. Oblong 9" x 11.3". Reproductions of black and white photos. Faux leather maroon-coloured boards. "A history of this remarkable area (of Winnipeg) as perceived through its realty, its buildings, and its people." - from Introduction. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy of this informative reference. View more info

Image for Dwell Magazine December / January 2007: All Together Now, building homes that build community. Green Dreams. Home Office 101

Dwell Magazine December / January 2007: All Together Now, building homes that build community. Green Dreams. Home Office 101

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 531H1617

ISBN: B006TZG9VY

Condition: Very Good


B006TZG9VY 256 pages. Features: Yasuyo Moriyama's Tokyo residence; Jan and Luit Bieringa's warehouse home in Wellington, New Zealand; Perpetual Motion (part 4); Randy Rapaport and his building in Portland's Belmont district; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Columns, cornices, & coal: The heritage resources of Nanaimo

Columns, cornices, & coal: The heritage resources of Nanaimo

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, The Commission: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 754H3775

ISBN: 0968358306

Condition: Good


0968358306 "For the first time, Nanaimo's historic treasures are documented in a single, comprehensive survey." - page 7. 90 pages. Index by street address. Glossary of architectural terms. Biographical sketches of architects. Black and white reproductions of photos accompany text describing noteworthy structures from downtown/old city, Harewood, Newcastle, Northend, Southend, and Chase River. Some structures documented here have already been torn down. Val... View more info

Image for The open timber roofs of the Middle Ages: Illustrated by perspective and working drawings of some of the best varieties of church roofs

The open timber roofs of the Middle Ages: Illustrated by perspective and working drawings of some of the best varieties of church roofs

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Log House: 1977

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 518H3745

ISBN: 0920270360

Condition: Fine


0920270360 viii, 104 pages. Generously illustrated with detailed diagrams, some in colour. Facsimile reprint, presumably of the 1849 first edition. Handsome chocolate brown embossed boards adorned with gilt. "We have visited many of our remaining specimens and have selected for illustration those roofs which appeared most worthy of remark, as well for the excellence of their framing and design, as for affording specimens of the various methods of construction; of... View more info

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B.C. Binning

By: Abraham J. Rogatnick; Adele Weder; Ian M. Thom

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AH3779

ISBN: 1553651715

Condition: Good


1553651715 "This elegantly designed book pays well-deserved homage to the life and work of B.C. Binning, a man who helped steer Vancouver's artistic community more boldly towards the mainstream and an international future." - dust jacket. 179 pages. Chronology, footnotes, selected bibliography and index. Generously illustrated in colour and black and white. Printed upon glossy stock. Large handwritten gift greetings upon front free endpaper, otherwise unmar... View more info

The gaiety of gables: Ontario's architectural folk art

By: Adamson, Anthony

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86203509

ISBN: 0771000588

Condition: Fine


0771000588 Unpaginated. "The story of Ontario's Barge Boards, also called Verge Boards and by the unversed, Gingerbread. A treasury of a fascinating aspect in our rich architectural heritage. Combines the best of scholarship, photography and delightful popular appeal to provide one of the most original books ever produced on a subject that is truly one of Canada's indigenous art forms." - from dust jacket and title page. Book clean, bright and unmarked with m... View more info

Image for Liberty Magazine, February [Feb.] 10, 1934, Vol. 11, No. 6 - Frank Lloyd Wright Looks Into the Future

Liberty Magazine, February [Feb.] 10, 1934, Vol. 11, No. 6 - Frank Lloyd Wright Looks Into the Future

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns; Allan Swinton; Norman L. Sper; Frank Lloyd Wright; Odgers T. Gurnee; F. Gregory Hartswick; Erle Stanley Gardner; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Liberty Publishing Corporation of Canada, Ltd.: 1934

Edition: Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 651H3673

Condition: Good


58 pages. Features: Nice color cover illustration of young lady on snowshoes at her wintry mailbox; Interesting editorial explains why 'Mac' made the trip to attend the Mount Royal burial of General Currie; The Real Tragedy of Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford - article with photos; Romance! - a lively tale of dreams come true; Nostalgic one-page color ad for Campbell's Tomato Soup; Liberty's All-Players All-America Football Team for 1933 - article with photos; What i... View more info

Image for Inland Architect, Chicago Chapter, American Institute of Architects (AIA), November (Nov.) 1967 - Theater Building for American Cities

Inland Architect, Chicago Chapter, American Institute of Architects (AIA), November (Nov.) 1967 - Theater Building for American Cities

By: Adler, Dankmar

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Chicago Chapter: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1711

Condition: Good


14 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Feature: Photo-illustrated excerpts from two-page article on Theater-Building for American Cities by Dankmar Adler which appeared in The Engineering Magazine in 1894; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Image for New York City: The Development of the Metropolis- An Annotated Bibliography

New York City: The Development of the Metropolis- An Annotated Bibliography

By: Alan Burnham

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Garland Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 541H1799

ISBN: 0824091337

Condition: Good


0824091337 xiv, 366 pages. Subject index. Title index. "Will be of interest and use not only to architectural and urban historians and to historic preservationsists, as well as those concerned with various aspects of the local history of New York City." - from page xiv. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

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Cities in China: Urbanization of the Earth 7

By: Alfred Schinz

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Germany, Gerbruder Borntraeger: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 537G0171

ISBN: 3443370098

Condition: Fine


3443370098 492 pages. Index. With 1 chart, 389 figures and 19 tables. Colour map stored inside back board. "I hope this book helps foreigners as well as Chinese to understand the urban development process..." - from Preface. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Geographical Journal, May 1933, Vol VI, No. 5 - Great Bear Lake

Canadian Geographical Journal, May 1933, Vol VI, No. 5 - Great Bear Lake

By: Allen, Bill; Swan, A.W.; Herbert, Walter B.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G4248

Condition: Good


Pages 211-256 plus xviii pages of nostalgic ads. Black and white photos and illustrations. Features: "Down North" To Great Bear Lake - Voyaging by Air to Canada's New Northern Mining Centre; London's New Architecture; Castles of the New World - profusely illustrated article on Canada's grain elevators, from small to huge. Nice colour Quebec tourism ad on back cover. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding sound. View more info

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The Hollywood Style

By: Arthur Knight/Eliot Elisofon, Photog.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128H3770

ISBN: B000O2RPSO

Condition: Good


B000O2RPSO 219 pages. "Intimate photo portraits of the rooms and swimming pools and decor, the gardens and exteriors - the whole way of life that is 'The Hollywood Style'" - dust jacket. View the homes of: Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, William S. Hart, Tony Curtis, Jennifer Jones, John Barrymore, Will Rogers, Rudy Vallee, Ira Gershwin, Natalie Wood, Gypsy Rose Lee, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Rock Hudson, Eva Marie Saint, James Coburn, and Steve McQueen. ... View more info

Image for Color Diagram of the Principal High Buildings of the Old World

Color Diagram of the Principal High Buildings of the Old World

By: Artist Unknown

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Rochester, NY, W.H. Stewart: 1889

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 739H2710

Condition: Very Good


This fascinating color illustration groups 78 of the old world's tallest structures ranging from the Porcelain Tower in Nankin, China to the second pyramid at Gheezeh. The highest structure included is the Washington Monument at 555 feet. Red tint indicates brick, pink indicates granite, purple indicates bronze, etc. Outer dimensions: 10.75" x 14.5". Light wear and soiling. Small chips from lower left corner. Provides a vivid contrast to today's much taller... View more info