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    South African artists at home

    R99,00
    An artistÆs canvas reflects the face he chooses to show to the world, but the place in which that art is made is seldom revealed. Paul Duncan was given unparalleled access into the homes and lives of fifteen of South AfricaÆs most revered artists.

    Hidden Cape Town

    R335,00 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.

    Basics Landscape Architecture 02: Ecological Design

    R497,00 R585,00
    Provides an overview of ecological design and planning for landscape architects. This title explores the concepts and themes important to the contemporary practice of ecological design and planning in a highly accessible and richly illustrated format. It examines the relationships between ecological design theory and design methods.

    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.

    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.

    Cape landscapes

    R482,00 R516,00
    In 1834, Sir John Herschel, perhaps the most celebrated astronomer of his time, arrived at the Cape of Good Hope to spend four years observing the southern sky.

    The Story of Architecture

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

    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.

    Le Corbusier: Ideas & Forms

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

    Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data

    R540,00 R635,00
    Rev. ed. of: Metric handbook / [edited by] David Littlefield, 2012.

    An Architect's Dot-To-Dot

    R174,00 R205,00

    Cape landscapes

    R3 524,00
    In 1834, Sir John Herschel, perhaps the most celebrated astronomer of his time, arrived at the Cape of Good Hope to spend four years observing the southern sky.