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  • Modern Traditionsby Klaus-Peter Gast

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 62.95

    In its introduction, the book depicts the rise of modern architecture in India since independence in 1947. The main section describes the important tendencies of contemporary Indian architecture in thematic chapters, each with built examples. In addition to the new younger generation of Indian architects, it also considers the first post-independence... more...

  • Hofhäuserby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 35.87

    Die intelligente Weiterent-wicklung von Bautypen ist eine wesentliche Aufgabenstellung im Wohnungsbau. Dieser Band behandelt die Typen des Hofhauses, die den Hof als intimen Außenraum des Wohnens nutzen. Einer Darstellung des Hofs als Stadtbaustein folgt ein umfassendes Typenspektrum: Cluster, Netz, Teppich, Hofreite, Terrassen etc. more...

  • Light Zone Cityby Christa van Santen

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 76.95

    In this book, the author embodies her many years of experience as a practitioner and teacher of lighting design. She articulates basic planning rules for the outdoor lighting of buildings, traffic routes, and squares, and presents and elucidates new artificial lighting systems and outdoor lamps with the help of examples. more...

  • Stadtland Schweizby Angelus Eisinger; Michel Schneider

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 90.95

    Probleme und Potenziale des heutigen Stadtlandes Schweiz ? eine Darstellung für Planer und Städtebauer, Architekten, Politiker, Behörden und Investoren. more...

  • Devanthéry & Lamunièreby Joseph Abram

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 65.00

    Dieser Band präsentiert und dokumentiert 15 realisierte Bauten und eine Auswahl von 12 Projekten des Büros Devanthéry und Lamunière, u.a. die rechtswissenschaftliche Bibliothek Fleuret in Lausanne, die psychiatrische Klinik in Yverdon, das Hotel Guisan in Bern und die Villa Beck in Rolle. more...

  • Future Practiceby Rory Hyde

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Designers around the world are carving out opportunities for new kinds of engagement, new kinds of collaboration, new kinds of design outcomes, and new kinds of practice; overturning the inherited assumptions of the design professions. Seventeen conversations with practitioners from the fields of architecture, policy, activism, design, education,... more...

  • Reading Architecture and Cultureby Adam Sharr

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Architecture displays the values involved in its inhabitation, construction, procurement and design. It traces the thinking of the individuals who have participated in it, their relationships, and their involvement in the cultures where they lived and worked. In this way, buildings, their details, and the documents used to make them, can be read closely... more...

  • Cine-scapesby Richard Koeck

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95

    Cine-scapes explores the relationship between urban space, architecture and the moving image. While an impressive amount of research has been done with regards to the way in which architecture is portrayed in film, this book offers a new perspective.... What happens if we begin to see the city as a place for an embodied visual consumption; a... more...

  • Intérieursby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2004; US$ 54.38

    This bestselling In Detail volume examines the use of materials, lighting and color in creating ambiance more...

  • Building in Existing Fabricby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2003; US$ 54.38

    This publication examines a wide range of unconventional concepts for reusing existing buildings, highlighting successful and innovative solutions, from the reuse of a gothic monastery or the former industrial buildings of Fiat Lingotto to the renovation of structures made of pre-cast concrete panels. more...