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Best-Selling House Plans (Creative Homeowner)

Best-Selling House Plans (Creative Homeowner) Free Download Pdf

Best-Selling House Plans offers readers 400 of our most-successful designs from leading architects and designers. Over 200 gorgeous full-color photographs allow readers to experience homes actually built from the designs, plus some stunning interior images. Construction blueprints are made available for every home and are easily customizable. Virtually every home style is offered, including farmhouses, country cottages, contemporaries, luxury estates, vacation retreats, and regional specialties. In addition to these designs, Best-Selling House Plans offers practical tips and advice on everything from selecting a site and hiring a contractor to adding such finishing touches as trimwork and landscaping. This book is perfect for consumers looking to choose from a wide variety of styles and designs from the top architects and designers in the country. Read More →

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The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House

The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House Free Download Pdf

Complete Visual Guide Today’s most comprehensive course in residential construction. The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House not only lives up to its name, but the detailed illustrations put this reference in a league of its own. It’s your single source for reliable instruction in building a house from foundation to finishing touches – and it’s a beautiful book as well. Read More →

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Tiny Homes: The Ultimate Guide To Small House Living Lifestyle

Tiny Homes: The Ultimate Guide To Small House Living Lifestyle Free Download Pdf

Tiny Homes Interested in building your very own Tiny Home? Is a tiny home right for you and your family? Are there special zoning requirements for building a tiny home in your location? Find out how the concept of living in a tiny house begun and the size of space needed to be considered a tiny home. With the various types of container, cottage and small homes available, you will learn about each of the styles, their benefits and flexibility in terms of living that is offered within this book. Read More →

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Green Roof Systems : A Guide to the Planning, Design and Construction of Building Over Structure

Green Roof Systems : A Guide to the Planning, Design and Construction of Building Over Structure Free Download Pdf

Green Roof Systems goes beyond the fashionable green roof movement and provides solid information on building accessible space, often as important public space, over structure. It offers brief coverage of the entire process, including planning and collaboration, and focuses on the technical aspects of these roof systems, their components, and their applications. Read More →

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Architectural Graphics 2nd Edition

Architectural Graphics 2nd Edition by Frank Ching Free Download Pdf

Architectural Graphics c book on communicating ideas in architectural design clearly and effectively has been updated and expanded to include a complete guide to drawing equipment and materials, discussions on arrangingarchitectural presentations, and instructions and explanations on how to freehand sketch, shade, and use texture. The new larger format is easier to handle and store on a bookshelf. 1,000 line drawings.Architectural Graphics By Francis D.K. Ching “Graphics is an inseparable part of the design process,” says Francis D.K. Ching, “an important tool that provides the designer with the means not only of presenting a design proposal, but also of communicating with oneself and others in the design studio.” In his newly revised and expanded Third Edition of Architectural Graphics, Mr. Ching shows the student how to use graphic tools and drafting conventions to translate architectural ideas into effective visual representation. This Third Edition expands upon the wealth of illustrations and instruction that made this title a must-have for every beginning student of architecture and design. This classic guide has a new upright format, and covers: Read More →

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Building Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home of Love and Loss

Building Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home of Love and Loss Free Download Pdf

Building Taliesin Through letters, memoirs, contemporary documents, and a stunning assemblage of photographs – many of which have never before been published – author Ron McCrea tells the fascinating story of the building of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin, which would be the architect’s principal residence for the rest of his life. Photos taken by Wright’s associates show rare views of Taliesin under construction and illustrate Wright’s own recollections of the first summer there and the craftsmen who worked on the site. Read More →

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The City Crown by Bruno Taut

The City Crown by Bruno Taut Free Download Pdf

City Crown book is the first English translation of the German architect Bruno Taut’s early twentieth-century anthology Die Stadtkrone (The City Crown). Written under the influence of World War I, Taut developed The City Crown to promote a utopian urban concept where people would live in a garden city of ’apolitical socialism’ and peaceful collaboration around a single purpose-free crystalline structure. Taut’s proposal sought to advance the garden city idea of Ebenezer Howard and rural aesthetic of Camillo Sitte’s urban planning schemes by merging them with his own ’city crown’ concept. The book also contains contributions by the Expressionist poet Paul Scheerbart, the writer and politician Erich Baron and the architectural critic Adolf Behne. Read More →

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