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- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 105.00
Salmela Architect showcases twenty-six completed buildings and sixteen current projects in lavish color photographs and architectural drawings of one of America's leading ?critical regionalist? architects, enabling readers to get a sense of the practicality, ethnicity, and playfulness in David Salmela's work. Architecture critic Thomas Fisher... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This is the most accessible architectural theory book that exists. Korydon Smith presents each common architectural subject ? such as tectonics, use, and site ? as though it were a conversation across history between theorists by providing you with the original text, a reflective text, and a philosophical text. He also introduces each chapter by highlighting... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00
" Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building offers an introduction to green building concepts as well as design approaches that reduce and can eventually eliminate the need for fossil fuel use in buildings while also conserving materials, maximizing their efficiency, protecting the indoor air from chemical intrusion, and reducing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" be used to explain or enhance their performance? Architecture and Energy provides architects and architectural theorists with more durable arguments for environmental design decisions, arguments addressing three different... 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...
- 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...
- WIT Press 2011; US$ 194.00
This book is a history of the architecture produced in Turkey under the Ottoman Empire. It focuses on extant buildings in the Republic of Turkey, particularly those in Istanbul and the empires earlier capitals in Bursa and Edirne. The book begins with a brief history of the Ottoman Empire, followed by an outline of the main features of Ottoman... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 190.00
This book investigates how the material culture of South Indian courts was perceived by those who lived there in the pre-colonial period. Howes peels away the standard categories used to study Indian palace space, such as public/private and male/female, and replaces them with indigenous descriptions of space found in court poetry, vastu shastra and... more...
Millionenstädte Chinas: Bilder- und Reisetagebuch einer Architektin (1958) Herausgegeben von Karin Zogmayer im Auftrag der Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien (German Edition)Springer 2007; US$ 31.99
Als Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky 1956 von ihrer zweiten Chinareise zurückkehrt, schreibt sie dieses kleine Buch über die Millionenstädte Chinas. Die Doyenne der österreichischen Architektur berichtet von den vier großen, voneinander in ihrer geographischen Lage, Baugeschichte und städteplanerischen Aufgabenstellung grundverschiedenen Städten Peking,... more...
Baumschlager Eberle 20022007: Architektur | Menschen und Ressourcen | Architecture | People and Resources (German and English Edition)Springer 2007; US$ 69.95
Nach Baumschlager-Eberle erfordert ganzheitliche Architektur konstruktive Intelligenz, Ã?kologie, Wirtschaftlichkeit und Akzeptanz. Das Buch trÃ¤gt ihrem SelbstverstÃ¤ndnis Rechnung und gliedert sich in drei Teile: "Architektur" stellt in klassischer Form mit Bildern, Texten und PlÃ¤nen 18 neue, realisierte Projekte des erfolgreichen BÃ¼ros vor. "Menschen"... more...