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            Into the Woods: Retreats and Dream Houses
              

            Into the Woods: Retreats and Dream Houses (Hardback)

            By Jodidio, Philip

            • RRP: $115.00
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            • Pre Release International

            For those who crave the tranquility of nature, fifty houses selected from around the world with the most ecologically sustainable and innovative breakthroughs in architecture and design.

            ISBN 9780847866076
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher Rizzoli International Publicat
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Designing Streets for Kids

            Designing Streets for Kids (Hardback)

            By National Association of City Transportation Officials; Designing Cities Initiative, Global

            • RRP: $82.99
            • $78.84
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            • Pre Release Local

            Making a city that works for children creates a city that better serves all of its residents, across ages and abilities. Yet we have created unsafe street conditions for children in cities around the world. Every day more than 500 children die in road crashes globally. The physic...al and mental health benefits of walking and biking are challenged by speeding traffic and unsafe pedestrian rights of way. Streets that are designed with the needs of children and their caregivers in mind have been shown to improve road safety, health, and quality of life. Building on the success of their Global Street Design Guide, the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)-Global Designing Cities Initiative (GDCI) Streets for Kids program has developed child-focused design guidance to inspire leaders, inform practitioners, and empower communities around the world to consider their city from the eyes of a child. The guidance in Designing Streets for Kids captures international best practices, strategies, programs, and policies that cities around the world have used to design streets and public spaces that are safe and appealing to children from their earliest days. The guidance also highlights tactics for engaging children in the design process, an often-overlooked approach that can dramatically transform how streets are designed and used. From addressing the lack of mobility options to noise and air pollution, this graphics-rich guide will help to design better streets, and thereby better cities, for kids of all ages and their caregivers. Designing Streets for Kids provides both inspiration and application. By focusing speci?cally on children and caregivers, this book fills a significant void in physical urban design guidance.
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            ISBN 9781642830712
            Released NZ 15 Mar 2020
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Homesick: Why I Live in a Shed
             

            Homesick: Why I Live in a Shed (Paperback)

            By Davies, Catrina

            • RRP: $27.99
            • $22.39
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            • Pub Date
              3 Sep 20

            The memoir of a personal housing crisis that led to a discovery of the true value of home, nature and belonging.

            ISBN 9781787478664
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2020
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Total Sustainability in the Built Environment
             

            Total Sustainability in the Built Environment (Paperback)

            By Cotgrave, Alison; Riley, Mike

            • RRP: $129.99
            • $129.99
            • To Order/ Indent titles

            The first textbook in sustainable construction bringing together the whole range of topics from planning through to facilities management in an accessible and engaging way, and complete with illustrations and photographs. Written by experts and including real-world case studies, ...this book can be used as a core text or across several modules.
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            ISBN 9780230390584
            Released NZ 6 Dec 2012
            Publisher Macmillan Education
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Ecohouse

            Ecohouse (Paperback, 4th New edition)

            By Roaf, Sue; Fentes, Manuel; Thomas-Rees, Stephanie

            • RRP: $116.00
            • $116.00
            • In Stock At Publisher

            Susan Roaf is famed for her approach to design and her awareness of energy efficiency. Here she reveals the concepts, structures and techniques that lie behind the realization of her ideals. By using her own house as a case-study, Roaf guides the reader through the ideas for ener...gy efficient design or 'eco design'. Now in its fourth edition, the bestselling Ecohouse continues to be both a technical guide and an inspiration for thousands of architects, designers and eco-builders all over the world.
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            ISBN 9780415526777
            Released NZ 29 Nov 2012
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Radical Post-Modernism
             

            Radical Post-Modernism (Paperback)

            Guest editor Jencks, Charles; Griffiths, Sean; Holland, Charles; Jacob, Sam

            • RRP: $72.99
            • $72.99
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            In this latest issue of Architectural Design the guest editors are drawn, like the content, from contrasting tastes and generations. Charles Jencks, the definer of Post-Modernism for thirty years, discusses some issues that have re-emerged today, while the young group of British ...architects, FAT, argues for a particular version of RPM.
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            ISBN 9780470669884
            Released NZ 23 Sep 2011
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Architectural Design
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            Architecture in the 20th Century
             

            Architecture in the 20th Century (Hardback)

            By Gossel, Peter; Leuthauser, Gabriele

            • RRP: $69.99
            • $69.99
            • Pub Date
              21 Apr 21

            From Frank Lloyd Wright to Antoni Gaudi, Frank O. Gehry to Shigeru Ban and all the best stuff in between, it's all here. This essential guide celebrates 100 years of architecture's finest, gathering large-format photos, drawings, and floor plans alongside a chronological overview... to take you to the heart of the ideas, trends, and transitions...
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            ISBN 9783836570909
            Released NZ 21 Apr 2021
            Publisher Taschen
            Interest Age General Audience
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            City of Darkness Revisited
              

            City of Darkness Revisited (Hardback)

            By Girard, Greg; Lambot, Ian

            • RRP: $139.50
            • $139.50
            • Not Available

            For nearly 50 years, the extraordinary community of Kowloon Walled City cut a dark presence in the heart of Hong Kong. Yet without legislation and with little regard for basic services, planning regulations or building standards, the City not only survived, it positively thrived.... But how could such a place exist in a modern metropolis without administrative oversight - 'triply neglected', to use a Hong Kong term - by the British, Chinese and Hong Kong Governments? Who would choose to live there? And why? Some of these questions were answered in our book City of Darkness: Life in Kowloon Walled City, but for various reasons a number of key elements were left out. City of Darkness Revisited fills in these gaps and brings the story up to date, mixing photographs and interviews found in the original book with a wide range of new material that has come to light over the past 20 years, in the form of new photographs, drawings, maps, documents and essays, many previously unpublished. City of Darkness Revisited explores in greater detail than ever before the Walled City's dramatic growth between 1945 and 1990, while at the same time looking into the darker sides of its past and exposing the truth behind many of the myths that gave the City its abiding sense of mystery. We explain how the City's clearance came about and shine a light on why previous attempts to rid Hong Kong of this notorious enclave always failed, stymied over the matter of its dual jurisdiction. Bringing the story up to date, the book also discusses how perceptions of the City have changed so dramatically in the 20 years since its demolition - shunned by most Hong Kong residents during its lifetime, but now seen as part of the city's rich cultural and architectural heritage. And finally, we explore how the City and the myths that swirl around it have infiltrated architectural debate and popular culture through film, literature, Japanese manga, video games, art and design. City of Darkness Revisited o
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            ISBN 9781873200889
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2014
            Publisher Miscellaneous
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            All Fall Down
              

            All Fall Down (Paperback)

            By Rice, Geoffrey

            • RRP: $82.50
            • $74.25
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            • Temporarily out of stock

            In this book Professor Rice looks at the chimneys that have adorned the citys skyline since 1850 from the domestic to the commercial and the industrial. It also considers the history of the European chimney from its first appearance in the medieval period to its modern day equiva...lent. Having collected material for a chimney book for some years, Professor Rice, who is Professor of History at the University of Canterbury, was spurred into action by the September 2010 Christchurch earthquake which destroyed much of the citys chimney heritage. The February 2011 earthquake destroyed even more. While noting the quirky and the unusual, All Fall Down also documents the typical styles of successive stylistic periods, from late Victorian to Art Deco, and the latest versions on new houses. It also looks at a style of chimney pot, the Homebush pot, produced in Glentunnel between 1880 and 1890 and distinctive to the Canterbury region. Professor Rice said his fascination with chimneys and chimney pots stemmed from his childhood in the smoggy Christchurch of the 1950s, and was furthered by his interest in medieval and Tudor buildings. Later on, his research on eighteenth-century England, where chimneys were status symbols and a display of wealth, and his travels around Europe, added to this interest
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            ISBN 9781927145104
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2011
            Publisher Canterbury University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Art Express: Bk. 4
               

            Art Express: Bk. 4 (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, Contains 1 Paperback / softback and 1 CD-ROM)

            By Stanton, Julia

            • RRP: $499.00
            • $477.00
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            • Out Of Print

            A new and complete Art and Design scheme for Primary Class Teachers. Everything you need to teach drawing, painting, printing, sculpture, digital media, collage and textiles.

            ISBN 9781408122228
            Released NZ 10 Dec 2009
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Art Express
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