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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
First director of the Académie royale d?architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as a mathematician, scientist, and scholar. Few... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 98.00
Das Buch stellt 18 Projekte von Valode & Pistre ausführlich dar, wobei die spezifische Arbeitsweise und die Entwurfsmethoden im Mittelpunkt der Dokumentation stehen. Zu den vorgestellten Projekten gehören u.a das Renault-Technozentrum in Guyancourt, Frankreich, der Büropark Cristalia in Madrid, Spanien, ein Büro- und Hotelturm in Peking, China und... 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...
- English Heritage Publishing 2013; US$ 21.88
An introduction to the techniques used for recording historic places. Based on the experiences of practitioners working for English Heritage, it has been prepared as a guide to the widening variety of methods available in the production of documentation for conservation. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 44.00
Widely regarded as one of the most significant prophets of modern architecture, Adolf Loos was a celebrity in his own day. His work was emblematic of the turn-of-the-century generation that was torn between the traditional culture of the nineteenth century and the innovative modernism of the twentieth. His essay ?Ornament and Crime? equated superfluous... more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 530.00
Architectural heritage is now recognised to be of great importance to the historical identity. In order to take care of the architectural heritage of a region, town or nation, now recognised as of great importance to their historical identify, we need to share experiences and knowledge regarding heritage preservation in many parts of the world. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00
The book is concerned with design of cold-formed steel structures in building based on the Eurocode 3 package, particularly on EN 1993-1-3. It contains the essentials of theoretical background and design rules for cold-formed steel sections and sheeting, members and connections for building applications. Elaborated examples and design applications... more...
- Freight Books 2013; US$ 36.46
Glasgow is Scotland?s largest city, its streets a constant frenetic bustle of activity. But rarely do its residents take the time to stop and look up at the extraordinary architectural heritage all around. Glasgow?s ‘no mean city? image belies this world-class architectural detail, comprising of stunning sculpture, ornament, friezes, gables and decoration,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
In this volume, some of the best figures in the field have come together to write on preservation movements across the country, from New York to Atlanta to Santa Fe and others. Giving Preservation a History also touches on the European roots of the historic preservation movement; on how preservation movements have taken a leading role in shaping... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 135.00
People can be excluded from freedom and the good things in life by age, disability, poverty, unfair discrimination, crime or the fear of crime, and arrogant and unresponsive governments. This practical reference deals with all of these factors, and shows the links between them. In addition to several hundred shorter notes it includes over a thousand... more...