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- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2009; Not Available
A sumptuous portrait of India?s greatest monuments, in ebook format With a recorded history that goes back 5,000 years, India?s architectural heritage includes an impressive array of monuments, ranging from centuries-old temples, tombs and forts to exquisite palaces and public halls. Explore eleven of these architectural gems through over 600 extraordinary... more...
The Transactions of the Royal Institute of British Architects Town Planning Conference, London, 10-15 October 1910Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 155.00
In October 1910 the Royal Institute of British Architects hosted the first ever international conference on Town Planning. The Transactions of this critical event in the development of planning as a profession and as a discipline were published a year later in 1911. Long out of print and very difficult to obtain, this new facsimile edition of the... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 150.00
From ARCOM and The American Institute of Architects A complete visual guide to choosing and using finish materials In this unique guide, the authors of MASTERSPEC and Architectural Graphic Standards join forces to offer architects vital single-source access to the unbiased information they need to evaluate, select, and specify the best finish materials... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 27.50
Medicine by Design examines how hospital design influenced the development of twentieth-century medicine and demonstrates the importance of these specialized buildings in the history of architecture. Annmarie Adams uses the ÒRoyal VicÓÑalong with other hospitalsÑto explore issues in architecture and medicine, including the role... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 80.00
Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new "smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problems in building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diverse but largely idiosyncratic nature, because relatively few architects have access to information... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 64.95
This monograph explores the life and work of Sir Edmund (Ted) Happold (1930-1996) and the legacy he has left to the engineering profession. He was renowned internationally as a practitioner, a research guru and an industry spokesman. He was Head of the School of Architecture and Building Engineering at the University of Bath, the principal of Buro... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 120.00
While the weight of a structure constitutes a significant part of the cost, a minimum weight design is not necessarily the minimum cost design. Little attention in structural optimization has been paid to the cost optimization problem, particularly of realistic three-dimensional structures. Cost optimization is becoming a priority in all civil engineering... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95
Facilities Management sets out a new framework for the discipline of facilities management which challenges many of the norms and which sets out new methods for optimising the performance of a business. Successful facilities managers need a range of skills and need to be able to devise a range of innovative strategies for the future of the organisations... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 125.00
Now in its Fifth Edition, this essential textbook has been used by thousands of students annually in schools of architecture, engineering, and construction technology. The bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction, emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frames, masonry bearing... more...