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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
Focusing on England between 1935 and 1959, this book examines a selected group of innovative buildings and environments that were designed for children or addressed their needs, such as playgrounds, schools, community centres, hospitals, dwellings and neighbourhoods. It identifies the new aesthetic and spatial order permeating the environments of childhood,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 89.95
This collection of essays reveals a deep alliance between architecture and the performing arts, uncovering its roots in ancient stories, and tracing a continuous tradition of thought that emerges in contemporary practice. With fresh insight, the authors ask how buildings perform with people as partners, rather than how they look as formal compositions.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
Currently there are more than 125 Chinese cities with a population exceeding one million. The unprecedented urban growth in China presents a crucial development for studies on globalization and urban transformation. This concise and engaging book examines the past trajectories, present conditions, and future prospects of Chinese urbanization,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Author Christopher Beorkrem shows how material performance drives the digital fabrication process and determines technique. He has recreated and dissected thirty-six of the most progressive works of architecture of the last few years, with perspectives from the designers so that you can learn from the successes and failures of each project. Including... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95
What is Architectural History? considers the questions and problems posed by architectural historians since the rise of the discipline in the late nineteenth century. How do historians of architecture organise past time and relate it to the present? How does historical evidence translate into historical narrative? Should architectural history be... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 49.99
Learn the leading BIM software quickly and easily with this book's detailed discussions and practical exercises Introducing Revit Architecture 2010 presents the core features of this industry-leading building information modeling (BIM) software with focused discussions and practical exercises to get you up to speed quickly. Real-world tutorials... more...
- Dorling Kindersley 2009; US$ 30.00
With a recorded history that goes back 5,000 years, India?s architectural heritage includes an impressive array of monuments, ranging from centuries-old temples, tombs and forts to exquisite palaces and public halls. Explore eleven of these architectural gems through over 600 extraordinary photographs and detailed information on their history, cultural... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 83.95
Attractive international projects with, by and in water. After decades of being banished from residential areas, water is now becoming an increasingly significant feature in urban design. Whether it is the integration of natural water courses into the built environment rainwater management, the incorporation of water elements in urban areas for climatic... more...
Living Streets - Wohnwege: LaubengĂ¤nge im Wohnungsbau | Access Galleries in Residential Buildings (German and English Edition)Springer 2009; US$ 59.95
Unsere WohnbedĂĽrfnisse spiegeln auch den Zustand unserer Gesellschaft wider. So ist derzeit eine sehr breite Differenzierung zu registrieren: Die Wohngemeinschaft als ursprĂĽnglich jugendliches Wohnmodell gewinnt zunehmend an Bedeutung fĂĽr Ă?ltere. Doch auch der Trend zur Single-Wohnung ist ungebrochen und zugleich werden Gemeinschaftseinrichtungen... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Once a crime has been committed, police search for evidence to identify, catch, and convict the perpetrators. This new title examines different types of evidence, how police identify and use them, and how that evidence is then applied in court. Evidence also looks at how key types of evidence have affected real-life criminal cases, the increasing role... more...