This book is a concise selection of twenty buildings designed to shelter animals. While being examples of contemporary architecture they also clearly illustrate the evolution of our relationship with animals.
A collection that includes seventy black and white photos of barns across the country from the HABS/HAER website. It includes over ninety architectural plans that feature the wooden frame joinery used to construct the barns.
There has been a renaissance in the design of stadia, which are often the most expensive and monumental of projects and have become icons of identity and defining presences in the built landscape. This book examines a range of exemplary stadia, including examples from Lina Bo Bardi, Frei Otto, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Herzog and de Meuron, Foster +
This is a comprehensive guide to clay bricks and mortars, their physical and aesthetic properties, and their use in a wide range of building projects. This book aims to offer a useful reference for anyone involved in building work including homeowners, self-builders, architects and surveyors.
From buying the right decking materials to digging a footing, this book familiarises readers with the basics before covering framing and finishing skills through attaching posts to beams, building stairs, installing guards and handrails.
Taking you into some of the most beautiful villas on the Costa Smeralda, this book includes a selection of exceptional examples of pools that differ greatly: sometimes it all looks as though it was created by nature, but it was a human hand.