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- 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$ 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
A comprehensive introduction to architecture and architectural history and exceptional in its approach, this book explores architecture as a current practice in relation to history and in relation to the wider context of cultures, conservation and the environment. This new edition brings in the new emphasis on sustainability, urbanism, urban regeneration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
This well illustrated text forms a critical appraisal of the place and direction of architecture and urban design in a new world order at the start of the 21st century. The book defines architectural and environmental goals for the New Age by analysing recent contemporary work for its responsiveness to important social and environmental issues and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.00
This book sets out the essential activities and inter-relationships involving the client organization and multi-disciplinary design team as they progress through each phase of the job. It guides the client through the preliminary steps needed to start up work; seeking out and appraising a site, studying the feasibility of all ideas and proposals,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
Bio-Architecture studies the natural principles of animal and human constructions from several different perspectives, and presents a great part of the knowledge that gives origin and shape to built form. Organic architecture offers a design approach arising from natural principles, bringing us back to local history, tradition, and cultural roots... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
Authoritative and readable, this excellent text, illustrated by a unique pictorial record of period architecture, surveys and examines how and why the architecture of pleasure related to the stylistic and ideological concerns of modernism in 1930s Britain. Responding to the current interest in modernism and packed with a substantial archive of... more...
- 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...