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- Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00
Shanghai's illustrious history and phenomenal future is celebrated in this book, which examines the evolution of the city's architecture and urban form in order to contextualise the challenges facing the city today. The physical legacies that reflect Shanghai's uniqueness historically and contemporarily are examined chronologically using specific case... more...
- Birkhäuser 2003; US$ 70.00
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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00
This book takes a sweeping view of the ways we build things, beginning at the scale of products and interiors, to that of regions and global systems. In doing so, it answers questions on how we effect and are affected by our environment and explores how components of what we make—from products, buildings, and cities—are interrelated, and... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 68.68
Istanbul - wohl kaum eine andere Stadt wird so häufig in Märchen, Gedichten und Erzählungen erwähnt wie die türkische Zwölf-Millionen-Metropole. Seit über zweieinhalbtausend Jahren ist sie für den Westen das ?Tor zum Orient? und für den Osten die ?Brücke zum Okzident?: Als einzige Stadt weltweit erstreckt sie sich über zwei Kontinente. Immer wieder... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
CAD Principles for Architectural Design is aimed at design students and practitioners interested in understanding how CAD is used in architectural practice. This book makes connections between the basic operations that are common to most CAD systems, and their use in practice on actual architectural design projects. The ways in which CAD is integrated... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 98.00
Architectural ceramics have long been confined to decorative surfaces. Today innovations in material technology, production methods and assembly systems allow applications that combine the materials? emotional attractiveness with new functionalities. Ceramic materials take the form of building systems that are used for facades, roofs and... more...
- IOS Press 2012; US$ 245.00
There are two things everybody knows about glass: it is transparent, and it breaks! These are also the properties that constitute the challenge of glass as an architectural and structural material. This book presents papers from the third Challenging Glass Conference (CGC3), held at the Technical University (TU) Delft, the Netherlands, in June 2012.... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
The Classical Orders of Architecture elaborates on the classical orders of architecture, including Classicism, Tuscan orders, Doric orders, Ionic orders, and Corinthian orders. The publication first examines the teaching of the orders, need for a new handbook of the orders, Roman and Renaissance theorists, traditional systems of proportion, and metric... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Collage and Architecture is the first book to cover collage as a tool for design?in architecture, making it a valuable resource for students and practitioners. Author Jennifer Shields uses the artworks and built projects of leading artists and architects, such as Le Corbusier, Daniel Libeskind, and Teddy Cruz to illustrate the diversity of collage... more...