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    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.

    The Guggenheim: Frank Lloyd Wright's Iconoclastic Masterpiece

    R510,00 R600,00
    The captivating tale of the plans and personalities behind one of New York City's most radical and recognizable buildings

    Working Drawings Handbook

    R323,00 R380,00
    Covering various aspects of drawing preparation, both manual and computer-aided, this title is useful for students, architects and architectural technologists. It shows what information is required on each type of document, how drawings relate to specifications, and how to organize and document your work. It features computer-generated drawings.

    Le Corbusier: Ideas & Forms

    R2 108,00 R2 480,00
    Revised and expanded edition of this comprehensive study of Le Corbusier

    The Story of Architecture

    R383,00 R450,00
    A comprehensive history of architecture worldwide, with illustrations, plans and maps.

    Hidden Cape Town

    R346,00 R395,00
    Now revised, this book takes a unique look æinsideÆ 29 of Cape TownÆs most notable buildings. If you have ever wondered what lies behind an interesting facade, or wished you could peek behind a closed door, Hidden Cape Town is the book for you.

    Cape Dutch houses and other old favourites

    R280,00 R320,00
    An integral part of the renowned beauty of South Africa's Southwestern Cape are the Cape Dutch houses that date back 200 to 300 years. This historical and photographic record explores 150 old houses, paying tribute to the architects and craftsmen who created them.

    Design and Designing: A Critical Introduction

    R306,00 R360,00
    A one-volume introduction to and overview of all aspects of design today.

    Thinking Architecturally

    R528,00 R565,00
    In Thinking Architecturally Paul Righini explores the essence of creative endeavour. He argues that it is the ability to distill ideas from many different sources that distinguishes successful design students from others who struggle with design ideas.

    The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings

    R166,00 R195,00
    Architect and Architizer.com founder Marc Kushner highlights 100 buildings that embody the future of architecture.

    Hidden Johannesburg

    R346,00 R395,00
    Hidden Johannesburg offers a snapshot of 28 notable buildings. From the stately mansions of the Randlords to their downtown headquarters, the clubs where they socialised and the churches where they worshipped, the architecture of early Johannesburg lives on in sandstone, granite, marble and slate.