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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
This is the first book to tackle all the issues relating to timber decay. It presents the facts and explores timber decay problems through case studies. These are illustrated with clear self-explanatory photographs for the reader to use as a diagnostic aid. Section 1 discusses timber as a living material, Section 2 deals with decay organisms and their... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
In 1964 Le Corbusier was commissioned to design a hospital in the San Giobbe neighbourhood of Venice, he died the following year and so his design was not built. This book offers a detailed study of Le Corbusier's Venice hospital project as a plausible built entity. In addition, it analyses it in the light of its supposed affinity with the medieval... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
Capital cities have been the seat of political power and central stage for their state?s political conflicts and rituals throughout the ages. In the modern era, they provide symbols for and confer meaning to the state, thereby contributing to the ?invention? of the nation. Capitals capture the imagination of natives, visitors and outsiders alike,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 35.53
Spanning the architectural history of the country house from the disarming Elizabethan charm of South Wraxall, the classical rigour of Kinross in Scotland, the majesty and ingenuity of Hawksmoor's Easton Neston, the Palladian sweep of Wentworth Woodhouse, with over 300 rooms and frontage of 600 feet, the imperial exuberance of Clandeboye, through... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
This book provides the perfect companion to Geoff Reiss's Project Management Demystified and presents the techniques of multi-project management in a lively, approachable manner. It covers budgets, cost control, planning problems and matrix management formulae. Drawing on a wide range of case histories and lively examples, it tackles organisational... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 110.00
In this highly original book, through a series of essays, key architects and engineers in Europe, Australia, and the USA describe the ideas and development behind the innovative technology in their chosen projects, with the emphasis being on the means of production and the links between design and the manufacturing process. more...
- Heritage Trail Publications Ltd 2004; US$ 11.99
Although various types of fortification existed well before the Norman invasion and many modern ?Stately Homes? are often referred to as such, this book explores 30 of the countries surviving structures considered to be 'true castles'. Built between the eleventh and seventeenth centuries when they signified power and status, these fortifications lie... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 35.95
As with the best-selling 'Architects Pocket Book' this title 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. Focusing on kitchen design, this book is of use to the student as well as the experienced practitioner. It outlines all the information needed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95
Structure As Architecture provides readers with an accessible insight into the relationship between structure and architecture, focusing on the design principles that relate to both fields. Over one hundred case studies of contemporary buildings from countries across the globe including the UK, the US, France, Germany, Spain, Hong Kong and Australia... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 35.00
School buildings have a crucial contribution to make to raising educational achievement. Designing high performance school buildings for the 21st century for all children is a shared concern amongst OECD countries. Innovative research seeks architectural answers that make efficient use of the resources invested in building, renovating and running schools.... more...