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Book Review: The Most Beautiful Libraries In The World

The Most Beautiful Libraries In The World, photographs by Guillaume De Laubier, text by Jacques Bosser I picked up this book as part of my library reading about libraries–being very interested in such meta tasks, and I found the context … Continue reading

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Book Review: Modern Masters

Modern Masters:  Contemporary Architecture From Around The World, by Steve Huyton [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Schiffer Publishing.] The ideal reader of this book is someone who is looking to build the sort of home that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heavy Timber Structure`

Heavy Timber Structures:  Creating Comfort In Public Spaces, by Anthony F. Zaya and Timothy Diener [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Schiller Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In reading this book, it is important … Continue reading

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Book Review: Southeast Asian Houses: Expanding Tradition

Southeast Asian Houses:  Expanding Tradition, edited by Seo Ryeung Ju [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Seoul Selection.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] One of the more notable aspects of the architecture I noticed in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Southeastern Asian Houses: Embracing Urban Context

Southeastern Asian Houses:  Embracing Urban Context, edited by Seo Ryeung Ju [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Seoul Selection.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Having lived in Southeast Asia (in Thailand, specifically), I was interested … Continue reading

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Book Review: Plain Meetinghouses

Plain Meethinghouses:  Lancaster County Old Order Mennonites Gather To Worship, by Beth Oberholtzer, photos by John Herr [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Schiffer Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There may not be many … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Historic Barns Of Southeastern Pennsylvania

The Historic Barns Of Southeastern Pennsylvania:  Architecture & Preservation, Built 1750-1900, by Gregory D. Huber [Note:  This book was given free of charge by Edelweiss/Schiffer Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Coming as I do from a Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Video Review: Great Courses: Understanding The World’s Greatest Structures: Science And Innovation From Antiquity To Modernity

Great Courses:  Understanding The World’s Greatest Structures:  Science And Innovation From Antiquity To Modernity, by Professor Stephen Ressler Make no mistake, this was a very enjoyable course to take, and one that many people would likely get a great deal … Continue reading

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Book Review: Yes, God Is A Mathematician

Yes, God Is A Mathematician:  The World’s Most Ancient Mystery:  The Secret Of Vedas Cracked, by Dhanesh Kumar M. [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rustic Retreats

Rustic Retreats:  A Build-It-Yourself Guide, by David & Jeanie Stiles Although I do not consider myself the most handy person when it comes to constructing buildings [1] or anything else of the kind, I found this book to be very … Continue reading

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