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  • Liquid Natural Gas in the United Statesby John Hrastar

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    When natural gas was first discovered in Appalachia in the 19th century, its development and growth as a fuel was rapid. Unlike oil and coal, however, gas could be moved only by pipeline, and required large containers for storage. It was not possible to cope with peak loads without adding excessive pipeline capacity. This problem was solved just before... more...

  • Architectureby Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00

    The revered architectural reference, updated with contemporary examples and interactive 3D models An access card with redemption code for the online Interactive Resource Center is included with all new, print copies or can be purchased separately. The Interactive Resource Center includes an expanded library of images that provide ample visual... more...

  • Architectural Temperanceby Victor Deupi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon Kings, the book also discusses the establishment of a program of architectural education at the newly founded Real Academia de Bellas Artes... more...

  • Space Unveiledby Carla Jackson Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Since the early 1800s, African Americans have designed signature buildings; however, in the mainstream marketplace, African American architects, especially women, have remained invisible in architecture history, theory and practice. Traditional architecture design studio education has been based on the historical models of the Beaux-Arts and... more...

  • Writing Architectureby Carter Wiseman

    Trinity University Press 2014; US$ 18.95

    For ages, architects have been criticized for speaking an insular language, known to some as "archispeak." Writing Architecture considers the process, methods, and value of architecture writing based on Carter Wiseman?s 30 years of personal experience in writing, editing, and teaching in young architects how to write. This book creatively tackles... more...

  • Future Details of Architectureby Mark Garcia

    Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50

    Despite the exaggerated news of the untimely 'death of the detail' by Greg Lynn, the architectural detail is now more lifelike and active than ever before. In this era of digital design and production technologies, new materials, parametrics, building information modeling (BIM), augmented realities and the nano-bio-information-computation consilience,... more...

  • Space, Planning, and Designby Elke Pahl-Weber; Frank Schwartze

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 23.44

    Im Fokus dieser Veröffentlichung stehen fünf aufstrebende Megastädte und mega-urbane Regionen auf der ganzen Welt. In unterschiedlichen Klimazonen gelegen, von unterschiedlichen ökonomischen Entwicklungsbedingungen und politischen Rahmenbedingungen bestimmt, ist jede der Städte mit unterschiedlichen regionalen Herausforderungen konfrontiert. Ausgehend... more...

  • Architecture and Armed Conflictby JoAnne Mancini; Keith Bresnahan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Architecture and Armed Conflict is the first multi-authored scholarly book to address this theme from a comparative, interdisciplinary perspective. By bringing together specialists from a range of relevant fields, and with knowledge of case studies across time and space, it provides the first synthetic body of research on the complex, multifaceted... more...

  • WBG Architekturgeschichte ? Das Mittelalter (800?1500)by Christoph Brachmann; Christian Freigang

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 43.77

    Im Zentrum dieses Bandes stehen 50 Schlüsselwerke der mittelalterlichen Baukunst aus ganz Europa, von der Pfalzkapelle in Aachen über die Kathedrale von Reims bis zur Karlsbrücke in Prag. Die eingehende Beschreibung dieser kanonischen Bauten zeichnet die Entwicklung der Architektur von der Karolingerzeit bis ca. 1500 in ihrem jeweiligen kulturellen,... more...

  • Shoah Presenceby Eran Neuman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Focusing on the Ghetto Fighters’ House, the world’s first Holocaust museum; Yad Vashem, Israel’s national Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem; the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, and the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, the book discusses how the representation of history by architecture creates a dialectic process in which architecture... more...