Great Garden Design
Showcasing the best garden designs of the last 10 years from 50 top designers and members of the Society of Garden Designers, this is the go-to guide to outdoor space design. Whether you manage a small or medium sized garden, a roof terrace, balcony or courtyard space, this book offers design solutions for every situation, every area, all tastes and budgets, and any size of garden.
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202 Outstanding House Ideas is packed with 600 pages of ideas for the dream house. For practicing professionals and homeowners this is a reference to successful designs chock full of ideas, analyses and successful applications from around the world.
From a lotus-shaped, hand-hammered brass basin and eco-friendly showerhead to fluted faucets, hand-loomed linen towels, classic Moroccan tiles, and a charming little tub-side table, these exquisite touches create a beautiful bathroom! House Beautiful presents 500 decorating ideas in a lavish volume filled with stunning designer rooms and expert advice. With sections on color, walls and floors, storage, appliances, sinks and tubs, windows and lighting, and accessories, it’s the perfect book—whether you want a quick and easy change or a complete remodel.
Luxury resorts on stilts, a bar that looks like a UFO on the streets of Bangkok, and an underground museum. What do these places have in common? They are establishing trends in architecture and design. Asian Design Destinations is an experience for the senses, transporting readers to some of the most fascinating places in Asia and the Far East. Is it art? Architecture? A style? Will it leave a permanent mark on our time? No one can say for sure today, but one thing is clear already
This handsome book is about choosing color combinations not necessarily for a specific use. Each spread contains about seven photographs and a color palette, like paint chips. The color palettes provide inspiration and reliable combinations for use in any number of projects: home décor, fashion; wedding celebrations, table settings, cake decorating, garden design — imagination and circumstance are the only limit. It almost makes the difficult decision for you before you spend money. No more returned clothing, unused paint, or discarded drapery!
The work of architect Geoffrey Bawa achieved a unique fusion of vernacular style and modern construction incorporating the lush tropical landscape of his native Sri Lanka. Although his architectural work and its influence have been well documented, less attention has been paid to his work on gardens.
නිවසක් ඉදිකිරීමේ දී වාස්තු විද්යානුකූල ක්රමවේදයන්ට අනුව සිදු කළ විට නිවාස දෝෂ වළක්වාගත හැකිය. මේ කෘතිය ඒ සඳහා මග පෙන්වයි. නව නිවාස තනන සාමාන්ය ජනතාවට මෙන්ම මේ විෂය ඉගෙන ගන්නා අයට ද මෙය මහඟු අත්වැලක් සපයයි.
වාස්තු විද්යාව හා ගෘහ නිර්මාණ ශිල්පය යන විෂයෙහි එතෙක් මෙතෙක් සිංහලෙන් පළ වී ඇති අද්විතීයම ග්රන්ථය ලෙස මෙය වාස්තු විද්යාඥයන්ගේ මෙන්ම ගෘහ නිර්මාණ ශිල්පීන් ගේ ද ඉමහත් සම්භාවනාවට පාත්ර වී ඇත.
An architect or homeowner who is tackling a project is confronted with thousands of new styles and materials to consider when designing, renovating or building a house. However, a project in an urban setting has additional considerations. It must take into account limited lot size, height restrictions, parking, proximity to employment and recreation, and in many cases, neighborhood aesthetic. Thanks to the creativity of outstanding architects and designers, as well as exciting innovations in technology and construction, there is an unprecedented number of options.
In this practical manual, a professional decorator shares hundreds of her personal tips, techniques and trade secrets that will guide homeowners in attractive decorating and regular maintenance tasks, from repainting a ceiling to finding and fixing energy-sucking drafts. These are the how-to’s, the wisdom and the time-saving shortcuts that do-it-yourself homeowners will appreciate for years to come.