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Books and reference guides for professional architects on drafting, design, printreading, and more!

Building Structures Illustrated: Patterns, Systems, and Design

Building Structures Illustrated: Patterns, Systems, and Design

By Francis D. K. Ching, Barry S. Onouye

Product Code: 9780470187852
Price: $45.00
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This text is illustrated throughout with line drawings to present the essential presence of structural systems in buildings!

Building for Boomers: Guide to Design and Construction

Building for Boomers: Guide to Design and Construction

By Judy Schriener, Mike Kephart

Product Code: 9780071599818
Price: $59.95
Hardcover

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Design and Build Housing specifically for the Boomer Generation

New Transport Architecture: Travel Hubs in the 21st Century

New Transport Architecture: Travel Hubs in the 21st Century

By Will Jones

Product Code: 9781845332181
Price: $39.99
Hardcover

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A must-read for everyone concerned with building a more livable future.

FHB Country Houses

FHB Country Houses

Product Code: 1561581402
Price: $29.95
Hardcover

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Provides hundreds of inspiring color photos to help you plan a home rich in comfort and craftmanship!

The House to Ourselves

The House to Ourselves

By Todd Lawson, Tim Connor

Product Code: 1561587931
Price: $24.95
Softcover

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Take a tour of 20 homes designed for this joyous and liberating phase in life, when couples can have the home they've always dreamed of!

500 Small Houses of the Twenties

500 Small Houses of the Twenties

By Henry Atterbury Smith

Product Code: 0486263002
Price: $23.99
Softcover

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Perspective drawings, floor plans, and descriptions!

Tall Building Structures: Analysis and Design

Tall Building Structures: Analysis and Design

By Bryan Stafford Smith, Alex Coull

Product Code: 0471512370
Price: $284.00
Hardcover

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Examines different forms of tall building structures including frame, shear wall, tubular, core and outrigger-braced systems

Principles of Pattern Design

Principles of Pattern Design

By Richard M. Proctor

Product Code: 0486263495
Price: $9.95
Softcover

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This is a superbly illustrated manual of the principles of pattern formation and their application to design!

Treasury of Ironwork Designs

Treasury of Ironwork Designs

By Carol Belanger Grafton

Product Code: 0486271269
Price: $17.95
Softcover

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Meticulously rendered in black-and-white drawings reprinted from vintage publications.

Creating a New Old House

Creating a New Old House

Product Code: 1561586153
Price: $39.95
Hardcover

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Eight Pillars of Traditional Design that create a solid foundation for combining authentic, traditional design with livability

Hillside Homes

Hillside Homes

Product Code: 1881955621
Price: $9.95
Softcover

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Hillside Homes offers over 200 of the most beautiful ways to make the most of a challenging lot!

2009 Almanac of Architecture & Design

2009 Almanac of Architecture & Design

By James P. Cramer, Jennifer Evans Yankopolus

Product Code: 9780978555290
Price: $39.99
Softcover

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For 10 consecutive years, the Almanac of Architecture & Design has provided readers with annually updated lists of new projects by building type, essential benchmarks, and comprehensive award listings!