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    Thinking & Living Like an Architect

    R750,00
    Divided into three chapters, Houses in the City, Houses in the Country and Places People Go To, Thinking & Living like an Architect showcases some of Michaelis Boyd Associates' most spectacular projects, showing site pictures before, during and after construction.

    Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter

    R429,00 R505,00
    These days, homeowners, designers, architects (no less), road gypsies, water dwellers, dreamers, people of all ages, all over the world are making do creatively with under-500 sq. ft. shelters. This is a real and powerful alternative to high rents, or a lifelong obligation to a bank on an overpriced home.
    The heart of our 1973 book "Shelter" was on small buildings, which we recommended as a starting point in providing one's own living space. Now, almost 40 years later, there's a significant tiny house movement all over the world -which we've been tracking over the past year.
    John Field sold his 2800 sq. ft. house in upstate New York and built a 128 ft. cabin in the high Texas desert. The "Lady on the Road" (who wishes to remain anonymous), has been living full-time in a highly decorated bus since she was 51 (she's now 72). A couple in British Columbia have a houseboat with adjacent floating garden. A rustic cabin has been built on a remote beach in Mendocino, inspired by our book Shelter, and reachable only by boat. A lot of small houses have been built on trailers, so they can be moved around and don't necessarily require land ownership.
    More and more people are living in buses, trucks, houseboats, and other movable shelters. There are a large number of prefabs and kits now available. There are innovative solutions in cities, such as the "capsules" in Tokyo. There are numerous websites with news, photos, and/or plans for tiny houses.
    This is going to be a spectacular book, no kidding! It will be our first major building block since "Builders of the Pacific Coast" was published in 2008. Like our other building books, it will have at least 1000 photos, along with stories, interviews, and insights from people who have chosen to scale back in the 21st century.

    Brick

    R633,00 R745,00
    A visual exploration of the aesthetics of brick architecture

    Architecture in Minutes

    R183,00 R215,00
    The fastest way to grasp the key concepts of architecture

    Architecture

    R337,00 R385,00
    From airports to Ziggurats, this title explores the world's greatest buildings with illustrations that take you to the heart of the world's landmark buildings. Featuring major historical styles, and covering parts of the world, it is suitable for architecture enthusiasts, and discovers 5,000 years of architectural design, style, and construction.

    Shaping Interior Space

    R1 373,00 R1 615,00
    Emphasizes the impact that designers make through their spatial compositions and design manipulations. Focusing on commercial design, this text covers strategies for creating interior environments that work as a total system to enhance the experience of users.

    Working Spaces

    R255,00 R300,00

    Renzo Piano

    R166,00 R195,00
    The array of buildings by Renzo Piano is staggering in scope and comprehensive in the diversity of scale, material, and form. He is truly an architect whose sensibilities represent the widest range of this and earlier centuries. This book includes introductory essays that explore the architect's life and work.

    Buildings You Must See Before You Die

    R289,00 R340,00
    Packed with information on a very broad range of buildings of international interest, this is a book that will enthral all students of architecture, from amateur browser to practising professional.

    Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society

    R859,00 R1 010,00

    Conran on Colour

    R395,00 R465,00
    Terence Conran shares a lifetime of experience as one of the world's leading designers and retailers to explain how to make the most of this vibrant and dynamic ingredient in your home.

    South

    R321,00 R378,00
    For many decades a country shunned by the free world and divided against itself, is irresistibly nonchalant about discovering that it is next destination in decor and design.

    Africanismo

    R213,00 R250,00
    Africanismo celebrates the creativity and ingenious resourcefulness borne out of a continent that is both beautiful and harsh. It embraces the spirit and soulfulness of all who live in southern Africa and the inspiration they provide one another daily.

    Temporary Architecture Now!

    R480,00 R565,00
    As economic problems make some shy away from grandiose, long-lasting buildings, a wave of new temporary buildings and architectural is sweeping over the planet. This title deals with temporary buildings from pavilions to fair stands, from container-architecture to stage sets, from installations to temporary housing solutions.

    Living in Bahia

    R378,00 R444,95
    Bahia is one of the interesting states in Brazil, notable for its cultural history, music, art, cuisine, and its laid-back lifestyle and architecture. This title includes highlights such as a treehouse by sculptor and environmentalist Frans Krajeberg, and a house made of corals owned by American actor Jamie Grange Stuart.