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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 71.95
The interchange is a new form of transport building which integrates into a single whole various modes of public transport, putting the passenger first (rather than the infrastructure). This book presents design principles for transport interchanges and offers analysis of best practice in the UK and abroad. The author demonstrates how this complex... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
Almost 3000 lives have been lost in the UK construction industry over the last twenty-five years, in addition to those seriously injured or made ill. The need to reduce this rate has required tight controls to be introduced throughout the planning and management of construction projects in the UK. The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95
Strategic Spatial Projects presents four years of case study research and theoretical discussions on strategic spatial projects in Europe and North America. It takes the position that planning is not well equipped to take on its current challenges if it is considered as only a regulatory and administrative activity. There is an urgent need to develop... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2011; US$ 10.95
The present-day Foreign Office in Whitehall is an imposing building whose genesis is bizarre. In 1857 a competition was held to pick an architect, which provoked a huge row between the rival 'Classical' and 'Gothic' schools, which a 'Goth' (George Gilbert Scott) won – but was then forced to re-design in Classical. The... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 115.00
The leading guide to professional home construction—now updated and revised! Fundamentals of Residential Construction, Third Edition features the most up-to-date explanations of today's residential construction systems. From foundation to roof and exterior finishes to interior details, this new edition thoroughly addresses the latest developments... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 80.00
The GreenSource guide to greening industrial and commercial facilities Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification is a valuable strategy and planning resource for saving money and energy by implementing sustainable production and business operations. The book is essential for business owners, facility managers, plant engineers,... more...