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- PM Press 2012; US$ 10.99
With insight into the human side of architecture, this critical assessment displays the shortcomings of modern urban planning as an acclaimed architect issues a passionate charge against the celebrities of the current architectural world: the “archistars.? He argues that architecture has lost its way and its true function, as the archistars mold cityscapes... more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 45.00
With its distinctive gables and arches, Tudor-style architecture is recognized around the world as a symbol of British culture; it represents the idea of home to British citizens in the United Kingdom and abroad. Some love it, others hate it, but the Tudoresque is still being built—to give a house an old-fashioned air or to create a sense... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 19.95
From reflections of three hundred years of history to expressions of the most modern design, Architecture Walks guides readers on a tour of nearly one hundred inspiring, informative, and aesthetically intriguing architectural treasures in and around New York and the surrounding area, including Connecticut, New Jersey, the eastern edge of Pennsylvania,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 33.99
Shaker buildings have long been admired for their simplicity of design and sturdy craftsmanship, with form always following function. Over the years, their distinctive physical characteristics have invited as much study as imitation. Their clean, unadorned lines have been said to reflect core Shaker beliefs such as honesty, integrity, purity, and... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 19.95
Vancouver's streetscapes and neighbourhoods have changed drastically in recent years. New buildings representing current architectural trends are mixing with and often replacing those of earlier eras and tastes, and a maturing architectrual melange is emerging. This book invites the reader to explore the city's continually evolving urban landscape... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 49.95
Die sorgfAltige Baukalkulation und ein fundiertes Projektcontrolling sind die Grundvoraussetzungen fA¬r den langfristig wirtschaftlichen Erfolg fA¬r die Unternehmen der Bauwirtschaft. In bewAhrter Weise wird der Zusammenhang zwischen den Grundlagen der Baukalkulation und den rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen vermittelt und mithilfe eines durchgAngigen... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 24.95
A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Toronto provides a comprehensive look at the resurgence of city-building in Toronto over the past 20 years. Each project is featured on a two-page spread with a concise descriptive text, project information, photographs, and drawings. The projects are organized by neighborhood and allow the reader to take... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 24.95
A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Vancouver explores buildings constructed as the city experienced unprecedented growth, beginning with Expo ?86 and continuing through the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The guidebook features buildings and public spaces grouped by areas, with maps so that a visitor can create walking tours, including ones... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 29.95
Japanese residential design has evolved as a distinctive response to social, political, and climatic pressures?along with the powerful individual ideas of its architects. Japan Houses presents 26 of the country's finest contemporary houses in breathtaking photographs and with insightful text. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00
Winner of ForeWord Magazine's Architecture "Book of the Year" Award! Exquisite examples of traditional dwellings are scattered throughout modern-day China. Chinese Houses focuses on 20 well-preserved traditional homes, presenting examples from a range of rural and metropolitan areas throughout China. The photographs of each are accompanied... more...