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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
Clear and accessible, Analysing Architecture opens a fresh way to understanding architecture. It offers a unique ?notebook? of architectural strategies to present an engaging introduction to elements and concepts in architectural design. Beautifully illustrated throughout with the author?s original drawings, examples are drawn from across the world... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 129.00
In a global economy, the importance of education is now widely recognized. Furthermore, in the wake of international assessment studies, schools and kindergartens have become a focus of great public interest. As a new generation of educational environments are designed and built, this "Design Manual" illustrates the most up-to-date educational... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 85.00
Developers, designers and operators are increasingly needing to create versatile sport and leisure amenities that are of lasting value to local and wider communities. Placing facilities design and operation at the heart of sports development, this book adopts a holistic approach, integrating experience in the field with collective knowledge across... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 39.95
Der Wohnungsbau befindet sich durch tief greifende Veränderungen unserer Gesellschaft im Umbruch: neues Rollenverständnis der Frau, geänderte Haushaltsstrukturen und ein wachsendes Komfortbedürfnis. Durch das Zusammentreffen vorhersehbarer demographischer, ökologischer und makroökonomischer Umwälzungen wird der Veränderungsdruck noch weiter steigen.... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 34.99
A fascinating account from award-winning author Adam Nicolson on the history of Nicolson's own national treasure, his family home: Sissinghurst. Sissinghurst is world famous as a place of calm and beauty, a garden slipped into the ruins of a rose-pink Elizabethan palace. But is it entirely what its creators intended? Has its success over the last... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 59.95
Photovoltaics is one of the most promising technologies for global energy production in the context of the energy crisis and climate change. Photovoltaic modules are now available in such a wide range of forms that nearly all of the usual fl at parts of buildings can be provided with photovoltaic capabilities. In addition to producing energy, these... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
Analyzing football as a cultural practice, this book investigates the connection between the sport and its built environment. Four thematic sections bring together an international multi-disciplinary range of perspectives with particular focus on the stadium. Examples from architectural design, media studies and archaeology are used while studying... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 84.93
Der Holzbau hat sich grundlegend erneuert. Er hat gegenüber Konkurrenzbaustoffen deutlich an Marktanteilen gewonnen und wird von Systemen wie Rahmen-, Skelett- und Massivholzbau dominiert. Jeder Holzbau ist durch Struktur bestimmt. Dabei ist es wesentlich, die Zusammenhänge vom Entwurf bis zur Konstruktion zu kennen. "Holzbau mit System" geht dieses... more...
- Profile 2008; US$ 14.38
Marble enigma, most photographed of structures, the Taj Mahal lends its name to a prime brand of Indian tea bags and stands too as the world's great, extravagant monument to eternal love. This wry, brisk book is a delightful and fascinating excavation of the Taj Mahal's many layers of meanings. Giles Tillotson deploys his formidable knowledge... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 140.00
During much of the twelfth century the Crusaders dominated the military scene in the Levant. The unification of Egypt and Syria by Saladin gradually changed the balance of power, which slowly begun to tilt in favour of the Muslims. This book examines the development and role of Muslim fortresses in the Levant at the time of the Crusaders and the Mongol... more...