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- Wiley 2012; US$ 80.00
This edition of the industry standard on architectural detailing includes new sections covering analysis and modification of existing details and design of new details, both basic and advanced. Revised to address sustainability and to reflect the International Building Code®, Architectural Detailing continues to deliver reliable, insightful... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 59.99
This classic text -- continually in print for more than half a century -- analyzes the architecture of societies in western Europe up to the twelfth century that aspired to be the heirs to the Roman Empire. more...
- Crown House Publishing 2010; US$ 13.11
How can a teacher make sure, in the brief time that an inspector (or other assessor) spends in their classroom, that the lesson ticks enough boxes to impress -- AND gain that outstanding grade? The Perfect (Ofsted) Lesson is a great new book by Jackie Beere designed to help improve school's Ofsted Results. Jackie Beere leads the teacher through the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
The Roman amphitheatre was a site both of bloody combat and marvellous spectacle, symbolic of the might of Empire; to understand the importance of the amphitheatre is to understand a key element in the social and political life of the Roman ruling classes. Generously illustrated with 141 plans and photographs, The Story of the Roman Amphitheatre ... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00
A comprehensive guide to the design and execution of sophisticated exterior building enclosures Focused on the design process for architects and related professionals, this book addresses the design and execution of sophisticated exterior building enclosures for a number of commercial building types and in a variety of building materials. It focuses... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 39.00
Most of the seven million people who visit the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris each year probably do not realize that the legendary gargoyles adorning this medieval masterpiece were not constructed until the nineteenth century. The first comprehensive history of these world-famous monsters, The Gargoyles of Notre-Dame argues that they transformed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00
The Designer's Workspace presents an extensive resource of distinguished firms' responses to the design of their own offices. Featuring everything from technical detail to interior design, it illustrates what these designers see as the major considerations for modern workplace design. This book reveals design solutions, details, and concepts that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
A comprehensive summary of the vocabulary used across the building industry, from the preparation of an architectural brief, through creative and technical design, to construction technology and facilities management. The latest edition has several substantially revised entries as well as many new additions, including new illustrations and terms. Covering... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 69.99
* Why are buildings detailed the way they are? * Why do architects and engineers seem to come to the same kind of solutions to their detailing problems? * Are we satisfied with such a situation? With environmental concerns so high on designers' agendas, the answer to this third question has to be 'no'. Collectively architects, engineers and specifiers... more...