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- Taylor & Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Ideal for those who have been commissioned, or are in competition, who want to learn about the very latest developments and trends in the area. New introductions to each section focus the remit of the book and make it a complete and comprehensive guide to the topic. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 43.95
'Victorian Houses' presents the architectural detailing of the time in the context of the era - providing a comprehensive understanding of its architecture and design. Pattern books played a vital role in the dissemination of taste between architect, builder and client in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. By focusing on the contribution... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 104.95
Providing definitions and examples, this book introduces the societal and global context for accessible and universal design. It focuses on accessible design, the legal mandates, guidelines, and US government regulatory and resource agencies. It covers universal design principles, strategies, examples, and applications. more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 79.95
As a building material, precast concrete allows a wide range of sculptural forms and design options. By treating the surface in various ways, fascinating textures and fine finishes can be produced. This book provides a systematic overview of the variety of applications for such concrete elements throughout Europe. Author David Bennett provides in-depth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 44.95
Scholarly and innovative with visually stunning line drawings and photographs, this volume provides readers with a compelling record of the unbroken pattern of reciprocal use and exchange between the countryside and the walled city of Florence, from the thirteenth century up to the present day. Defying the traditional and idealized interpretation... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 69.95
Concrete and stone seem made to last forever. This book explains how to avoid typical kinds of failure. It systematically analyzes cases of damage in contemporary international architecture. It also offers strategies for minimizing the risk of damage. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.00
This Design and Development Guide is an essential book for those who are involved in the initiation, planning, design and building of facilities for the various performing arts, from local to metropolitan locations. It includes the stages in the development, decisions to be taken, information requirements, feasibility and advice necessary in the design... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 97.95
Offering an answer to concerns with violence and terrorism, this book examines trends in the field of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED). It addresses application of CPTED to high-security environments, as well as public and private sector buildings. It explains the architecture process to security directors. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
Chartres Cathedral, south of Paris, is revered as one of the most beautiful and profound works of art in the Western canon. But what did it mean to those who constructed it in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries?and why was it built at such immense height and with such glorious play of light, in the soaring manner we now call Gothic? In this eminently... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Housing and Dwelling collects the best in recent scholarly and philosophical writings that bear upon the history of domestic architecture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Lane combines exemplary readings that focus on and examine the issues involved in the study of domestic architecture, taken from an innovative and informed combination... more...