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- Springer 2006; US$ 24.95
With the many additions to the campus of Stanford University since the publication of our book, including the Frances Arrillaga Alumni Center by Hoover Associates / The SWA Group, the James H. Clark Center for Bio Sciences & Bio Engineering by Foster and Partners / Peter Walker and Partners, and the Carnegie Institution by Esherik Homsey Dodge and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.00
As Margaret Truman knows from firsthand experience, living in the White House can be exhilarating and maddening, alarming and exhausting?but it is certainly never dull. Part private residence, part goldfish bowl, and part national shrine, the White House is both the most important address in America and the most intensely scrutinized. In this splendid... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00
Michael Pollan's unmatched ability to draw lines of connection between our everyday experiences--whether eating, gardening, or building--and the natural world has been the basis for the popular success of his many works of nonfiction, including the genre-defining bestsellers The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food . With this updated edition... more...
- 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...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 27.00
A provocative look at architecture-"exceptionally intelligent and original" (Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Book World ) Deyan Sudjic-"probably the most influential figure in architecture you've never heard of" - argues that architecture, far from being auteur art, must be understood as a naked expression of power. From the grandiose projects... 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...
- 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...