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  • Greek Sculptureby Edmund von Mach

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    Greek Sculpture is probably the most well known aspect of Greek art, for a contemporary it expresses the most beautiful ideal and plastic perfection. It is the first of the Ancient Arts that looked to free itself from the imitative constraints, of the faithful representation of nature. Only a small part of the production of Greek Sculpture is known... more...

  • Leisure Spaceby Paul Hogben; Judith O'Callaghan

    University of New South Wales Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Dinner at Australia Square?s revolving Summit restaurant, sipping cocktails at the Kings Cross Chevron-Hilton, hanging out at a Skyline drive-in: mid-20th-century Sydneysiders embraced leisure like never before. Leisure Space celebrates the architecture and interior design that transformed the city?s hotels, motels, restaurants, bars, shopping centers,... more...

  • Freestanding Housesby Per Brauneck

    Springer 2010; US$ 44.95

    To continue developing existing building types in an intelligent way is a crucial task in the field of residential building. For the success of the individual design, as well as for ensuring that tried and tested structures can be utilized, repeated, and varied, a deeper grasp of the underlying types is indispensable. For this typology of residential... more...

  • Design Informedby Gordon H. Chong; Robert Brandt; W. Mike Martin

    Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00

    The Power of Evidence to Create Design Excellence This practical, accessible book—for design professionalsand students alike—is about design excellence and how toachieve it. The authors propose an evidence-based design approachthat builds on design ingenuity with the use of research in waysthat enhance opportunities to innovate. They... more...

  • Sustainable Preservationby Jean Carroon; Richard Moe

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    A guide to green strategies for preservation and adaptivereuse—and the power of preservation/reuse as a greenstrategy. Buildings account for nearly forty percent of both total energyuse and carbon emissions in the United States. With one of thecountry's leading preservation architects as your guide,Sustainable Preservation explores the power... more...

  • Learning with Natureby Marina Robb; Victoria Mew; Anna Richardson

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 22.99

    Marina Robb is the founder and managing director of Circle of Life Rediscovery CIC, a leading outdoor organization. She draws upon many years of working with young people of all ages and backgrounds to create unique and fun learning experiences. Victoria Mew founded Cultivating Curiosity, an organization that works outdoors with people of all... more...

  • Niche Tacticsby Caroline O'Donnell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Niche Tactics aligns architecture's relationship with site with its ecological analogue: the relationship between an organism and its environment. Bracketed between texts on giraffe morphology, ecological perception, ugliness, and hopeful monsters, architectural case studies investigate historical moments when relationships between architecture... more...

  • Drawing from Practiceby J. Michael Welton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Drawing from Practice explores and illuminates the ways that 26 diverse and reputable architects use freehand drawing to shape our built environment. Author J. Michael Welton traces the tactile sketch, from initial parti to finished product, through words, images, and photographs that reveal the creative process in action. The book features... more...

  • Building Acousticsby Marc Asselineau

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Introduction Acoustics Definition of Acoustics Brief History Notions of Levels Notions of Propagation Basics of Sound Insulation and Attenuation Basics of Reverberation Time Notions of Intelligibility Notions of Annoyance and Disturbance Standardization in Acoustics Basics of Regulations Laboratory and In Situ Measurements... more...

  • WBG Architekturgeschichte ? Die Moderne (1800 bis heute)by Christian Freigang; Christian Freigang

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 72.63

    Von der Französischen Revolution bis heute, vom Klassizismus bis zur Postmoderne spannt sich der Bogen dieser Architekturgeschichte. Sie verbindet die Vorstellung prominenter Schlüsselwerke mit einer allgemeinen Charakteristik der historischen und baukünstlerischen Entwicklung. Der Schwerpunkt liegt dabei auf Europa, doch kommen auch Beispiele von... more...