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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
Building Change investigates the shifting relationships between power, space and architecture in a world where a number of subjected people are reasserting their political and cultural agency. To explore these changes, the book describes and analyzes four recent building projects embedded in complex and diverse historical, political, cultural and... more...
- Spon Press 2012; US$ 80.95
The need to respond to the rapidly changing city climate is particularly urgent in the tropics where the urban transition is currently at its peak. While the need is clearly felt by the tropical urban dwellers, texts that provide an overview of the problem and indicate possible design solutions are rare. This comprehensive reference will be welcomed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 75.00
Occupying Architecture focuses on the importance of the user of architecture. It emphasises the cross-currents between design, theory and use, and the need for a wider cross-cultural approach to architecture. Beginning with the architect, the book proceeds to explore models for architectural practice that actively engage the issue of use, and concludes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
This new selection of essays follows Chris Abel's previous best selling collection, Architecture and Identity. Drawing upon a wide range of knowledge and disciplines, the author argues that, underlying technological changes in the process of architectural production are fundamental changes in the way we think about machines and the world we live in.... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2012; US$ 63.95
Revised to incorporate the changes in opinions and attitudes since its first publication, the second edition of 'Places of the Soul' has brought Christopher Day's classic text into the 21st century. This new edition of the seminal text reminds us that true sustainable design does not simply mean energy efficient building. Sustainable buildings must... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 33.95
This fully revised edition of the pocket book includes everyday information which the architect/designer normally has to find from a wide variety of sources and which is not always easily to hand. The book is of use to the student as well as the experienced practitioner. There is no similar compendium currently available. The book includes data about... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
This unique book discusses programming, design and building evaluation providing a ?joined up? approach to building design. By linking the functional and architectonic qualities of a building, the authors show the practical implications of the utility value of buildings. Starting by looking at how the relationship between form and function has been... more...
Exit-Architektur. Design zwischen Krieg und Frieden: Mit einem Vorwort von Heiner Mühlmann und einem Projekt von Exit Ltd. (TRACE Transmission in ... Arts and Cultural Evolution) (German Edition)Springer 2008; US$ 29.95
"First we shape things, then they shape us", wusste Winston Churchill. Was sind wahrhaft prägende Architekturen? Wen prägen sie? Und womit prägen sie? Der Autor gibt folgende überraschende Antwort auf diese Fragen: durch Kriegs- bzw. Stressnähe. Nach einer Tour d'horizon durch römische Tempelbauten, Washingtons Korridore der Macht und Mekkas Anti-Panikarchitekturen... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 120.00
This book provides over 300 standard letters for architects and contract administrators to use at all stages of contract administration. The letters are grouped into sections which correspond with the RIBA Plan of Work: the aim is to cover all the common situations encountered in practice. This Fourth Edition has been revised to take account of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 62.95
Bridging the gap between architectural theory and professional practice studies, this book offers critical inquiry into the shifting ground of ethical thought in the changing climate of the global economy. Looking at issues of contemporary significance to architectural critics, practitioners, educators, and students, the book also examines the role... more...