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- IOS Press 2009; US$ 79.00
Uses technology to develop a more comprehensive research method to assess buildings. In this book the focus is on construction engineering, the study of the requirements associated with constructing buildings. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 148.00
One of the problems faced by heritage organizations and museums is adapting old buildings to their needs or building new ones to fit in with historic sites. How exactly do you create a visitor's centre at Stonehenge? The real difficulty lies where the budget is minimal, and the potential damage to the environment or setting enormous. Architecture... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 111.00
Covering all regions of France?from Avignon's Palace of the Popes to Versailles' Petit Trianon?and all periods of French architecture?from the Roman theater at Orange to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris?this volume examines more than 60 of France's most important architectural landmarks. Writing in a clear and engaging style, David Hanser, professor of... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 26.95
Hauptbeschreibung In Dessau steht das international renommierte Bauhaus. Aber ist die Stadt deshalb eine Bauhausstadt? Vielfach zerstört und wieder aufgebaut kämpft Dessau heute mit den Folgen des Zusammenbruchs der Industrie und dem damit verbundenen Bevölkerungsverlust. Zwischen der schrumpfenden Stadt und dem UNESCO-Welterbe der Moderne existiert... 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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 88.00
Christoph Mäckler?s architecture is distinguished by its reconciliation of tradition and modernity. Mäckler seeks to reconnect architecture with its premodern roots. A pivotal role in his efforts is played by the restoration of surface and volume in the facade and the understanding of the building?s material properties more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 89.00
In OECD countries, metropolitan areas often enjoy above-average rates of growth; they compete for foreign direct investment, have a leading position in the knowledge-based economy, and attract a disproportionately large share of immigrants. Yet they also are burdened with many problems including congestion, and the renewal of infrastructure, the spread... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
In many cities across the world, particularly in Europe, old buildings form a prominent part of the built environment, and we often take it for granted that their contribution is intrinsically positive. How has that widely-shared belief come about, and is its continued general acceptance inevitable? Certainly, ancient structures have long been treated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 100.00
Since its publication in 1982 Sir Bernard Feilden's Conservation of Historic Buildings has become the standard text for architects and others involved in the conservation of historic structures. Leading practitioners around the world have praised the book as being the most significant single volume on the subject to be published. This third edition... more...