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Structures: Or Why Things Don't Fall Down by J.e. Gordon
(this one is a 'wiki' if anyone would like to add information)

Japan's Folk Architecture: Traditional Thatched Farmhouses by Chuji Kawashima

Hozon: Architectural and Urban Conservation in Japan by Siegfried R C T Enders; Niels Gutschow

The Complete Japanese Joinery by Hideo Sato, Yasua Nakahara, Koichi Paul Nii

Brickwork: v. 1: History, Technology and Practice by Gerard C. J. Lynch

Make A Joint Stool From A Tree by By Jennie Alexander and Peter Follansbee

Notches of all Kinds: A Book of Timber Joinery by Allan Mackie

The Book of Masonry Stoves: Rediscovering an Old Way of Warming by David Lyle, Kristin Musgnug, Nicholas Lyle

Master's Guide to Timber Framing by James Mitchell

Thermal Delight in Architecture by Lisa Heschong

Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning by Leland M. Roth, Amanda C. Roth Clark

A History of Architecture: Settings and Rituals by Spiro Kostof, Gregory Castillo, Richard Tobias

Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategies by Mark DeKay, G. Z. Brown (Spiral-bound)

Building Construction Illustrated by Francis D. K. Ching

History of Architectural Theory by Hanno-Walter Kruft

this one is out of print but available as a pdf
https://fabiap.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/wood-joints-in-classical-japanese-architecture.pdf


 
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Does the masonary stove book include plans? I am about to build a stove.. I hope to do a small 5 run design using brick that floats inside a soapstone shell sitting on a slab.. This will heat my barn studio.
 
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Skye Alexandra wrote:Does the masonary stove book include plans? I am about to build a stove.. I hope to do a small 5 run design using brick that floats inside a soapstone shell sitting on a slab.. This will heat my barn studio.



This quote from amazon says there are plans...

The Book of Masonry Stoves represents the first comprehensive survey ever published of all the major types of masonry heating systems, ancient and modern. Detailed plans and building information are included in the book.



Some of the books above have links to book summaries here at permies otherwise just highlight and paste in the url to find at amazon or other sources.
...and welcome to permies, Skye! Feel free to begin a thread about your stove build.
 
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I did the bare bones of a summary for Structures: Or Why Things Don't Fall Down by J.e. Gordon and left it as a wiki if anyone would like to add to it.

and one more... Japan's Folk Architecture: Traditional Thatched Farmhouses by Chuji Kawashima


 
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