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- The Text Publishing Company 2012; US$ 12.95
Brilliant, witty, scathing, The Australian Ugliness is the classic postwar account of Australian society, how we live in the environments we create, and the consequences of our failure to think about how we live. more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 52.00
Now available in paperback, this is a cutting edge, detailed and comprehensive exploration of architectural theory. Its focus on interdisplinarity and cross-cultural ties ensures the discipline's relationship with the social sciences is fully explored. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
This completely revised edition presents the principles of structural forms and behaviour, relating these to well-known architectural projects and illustrating them by worked-out examples. The text is complemented with many photographs and drawings of works of architecture from both past and present. more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00
The Power of Evidence to Create Design Excellence This practical, accessible book—for design professionals and students alike—is about design excellence and how to achieve it. The authors propose an evidence-based design approach that builds on design ingenuity with the use of research in ways that enhance opportunities to innovate. They... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 80.00
The ultimate resource on strategies for redeveloping abandoned urban sites Architects, urban planners, urban designers, developers, city officials, and all those interested in revitalizing their post-industrial cities will find the tools they need here. Redeveloping Industrial Sites delivers solutions to complex issues concerning urban planning,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00
A guide to green strategies for preservation and adaptive reuse—and the power of preservation/reuse as a green strategy. Buildings account for nearly forty percent of both total energy use and carbon emissions in the United States. With one of the country's leading preservation architects as your guide, Sustainable Preservation explores the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Drawing on the synergies between the fields of architecture and photography, this collection takes a multidisciplinary approach, combining practice-based research with scholarly essays. It explores and critically reassesses the interface between representation - the imaginary and symbolic shaping of the human environment - and production - the physical... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Examining colonized cities in East Asia, this book brings together a range of different perspectives across both space and time. European, Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean and Japanese discourses are examined, with a range of complementary and conflicting views on the design of urban and architectural forms; the political, institutional, religious and economical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Due to its comprehensive tool-set and great potential for 3D modeling, more and more architectural design and interior design firms are adapting Autodesk Maya and integrating it into their practice. There has been no book aimed at architects and designers who wish to harness the opportunities presented by this software, until now..... The book promotes... more...