Ask almost anyone to describe their ideal home, and the chances are that it’ll be spacious and glamorously decorated, as though it has leapt straight from the pages of a glossy magazine. But enviable decor alone does not result in happiness. The days of simply ‘getting the look’ are over; we are now more interested in achieving a contented home life than in considering purely the aesthetics of our interiors.
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Showcasing new projects of all types worldwide by both established and emerging practices, Architecture 10 is essential reading for anyone interested in recent developments in contemporary architecture. This authoritative book is the official guide to the work of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and all RIBA Awards presented in 2010.The featured awards include the prestigious Stirling Prize, given to the architects of the building that has made the greatest contribution in the past year to the evolution of architecture and the built environment, and the Royal Gold Medal, conferred on a distinguished architect in recognition of a lifetime’s work.
This book presents a selection of the most exciting building projects in London since the year 2000. The first decade of the twenty-first century has marked out London as arguably the pre-eminent international city for innovative and ambitious architecture, with the design and construction of imaginative buildings of all types. Projects range in size and budget from such landmark structures as the ‘Gherkin’ (30 St Mary Axe) and the forthcoming ‘Shard’ (London Bridge Tower) to such cultural projects as the Young Vic theatre and the new Tate Modern extension; from offices, schools and hospitals to shops and private houses.
With an extraordinary array of ravishing interiors from 100 contemporary homes of all styles around the world, Dream Rooms is a sumptuous sourcebook that will spark countless new ideas for transforming any and every room in the home. From stylish ways to give a living-room a new lease of life to the fusion of practicality and clever design that makes a kitchen the hub of a house, this book offers a wealth of possibilities. More than 800 brand-new inspirational images by renowned photographer Andreas von Einsiedel showcase an astonishing range of beautiful bedrooms, living-rooms, dining-rooms, working areas, kitchens, halls and stairways, bathrooms and outdoor spaces, while Johanna Thornycroft pinpoints the key characteristics of each look.
Dostępność: na zamówienie The Channel Tunnel Rail Link is Britain’s first dedicated high-speed railway line and its first major railway-building project in more than a century. Running from London’s newly refurbished St Pancras International to the mouth of the Channel Tunnel, the link will decrease journey times to Paris and beyond, as well as to commuter towns in the south-east of England. The project is also being credited with significant regeneration in the areas around the new stations and terminus.
Dostępność: na zamówienie This landmark publication documents the extraordinary impact that elevators, escalators and moving walkways have had on the urban landscape, building types and culture worldwide. The mid-nineteenth-century invention of the elevator safety break, in conjunction with other developments such as the steel frame, facilitated the construction of the skyscraper and so helped to transform the appearance of our cities and the places in which many of us live and work.
Sustainable architecture is gaining in popularity as people develop an ever-greater commitment to preserving the Earth s resources. This practical new guide contains an illustrated reference section covering all aspects of sustainable building and decoration, from insulation to solar panels and from light bulbs to kitchen countertops. Thirty case studies, featuring sustainably built homes from around the world, from an ambassador s official residence to a rooftop extension, offer inspiration.
This book provides an up-to-date account of the work of the McAsian studio and detailed, fully illustrated descriptions of many recent and ongoing projects. It examines the development and philosophy of the MacAsian practice, which has a particular reputation for renewing and transforming historic buildings.
Dostępność: na zamówienie Styl wiejski to połączenie romantyczności, nostalgii i wygody. Album prezentuje źródła inspiracji dla tych, którzy pragną uciec od zgiełku miasta, dla miłośników rustykalnego stylu i wiejskiej idylli. To ponad 100 projektów: domy Anglii, Majorki, Toskanii, Rosjii i Szwecji.
Dostępność:na zamowienie Well-known author Leslie Geddes-Brown traces the history of the decorative use of water in the garden, from the tinkling fountains of ancient Persian enclosures to the most avant-garde creations by twenty-first century designers. Thematic chapters present water gardens of all types, from Islamic and Oriental to romantic and formal, and from landscape gardens to town gardens.
Dostępność:na zamowienie Lavish presentation of the most courageous (and sometimes outrageous) collaborations between some of the world's most critically acclaimed architects and designers and the leading fashion houses of our time Brings together the most cutting-edge fashion boutiques of the twenty-first century in the major fashion capitals of the world: London, Milan, New York, Paris and Tokyo Stunning
Dostępność:na zamowienie Ekspert -Noël Kingsbury przedstawia różne aspekty stylu naturalnego w ogrodnictwie - omawia pojęcie naturalnego wyglądu ogrodu, daje wskazówki jak można go osiągnąć i jak rozwiązać problemy z tym związane. Wspaniałe ilustracje wielokrotnie nagradzanej Nicoli Browne doskonale uzupełniają przedstawione projekty. In a world dominated more and more by urban development, nature is increasingly seen as an inspiration for gardeners. Sustainability and biodiversity, currently high on the world’s agenda, are important aspects of natural-style gardening.
A companion and successor to Merrell's hugely successful Dream Homes (more than 50,000 copies in print), this book presents 100 exceptional interiors of all styles from around the globe. From sumptuous, state-of-the-art city apartments created by professional designers to quirky holiday retreats transformed by their dedicated owners, More Dream Homes is an exciting kaleidoscope of locations and decoration ideas.