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- Old Street Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
TOWER BLOCKS. FLYOVERS. STREETS IN THE SKY. ONCE, THIS WAS THE FUTURE. Was Britain's postwar rebuilding the height of midcentury chic or the concrete embodiment of Crap Towns? John Grindrod decided to find out how blitzed, slum-ridden and crumbling 'austerity Britain' became, in a few short years, a space-age world of concrete, steel and glass. On... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 105.00
Salmela Architect showcases twenty-six completed buildings and sixteen current projects in lavish color photographs and architectural drawings of one of America's leading ?critical regionalist? architects, enabling readers to get a sense of the practicality, ethnicity, and playfulness in David Salmela's work. Architecture critic Thomas Fisher... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Once a crime has been committed, police search for evidence to identify, catch, and convict the perpetrators. This new title examines different types of evidence, how police identify and use them, and how that evidence is then applied in court. Evidence also looks at how key types of evidence have affected real-life criminal cases, the increasing role... more...
- WIT Press 2011; US$ 194.00
This book is a history of the architecture produced in Turkey under the Ottoman Empire. It focuses on extant buildings in the Republic of Turkey, particularly those in Istanbul and the empires earlier capitals in Bursa and Edirne. The book begins with a brief history of the Ottoman Empire, followed by an outline of the main features of Ottoman... more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; Not Available
Das Nachschlagewerk der Bauphysik erscheint nun bereits in der 5. Auflage und wurde nach dem neuesten Stand von Wissenschaft und Technik aktualisiert. Das Buch vermittelt alle notwendigen bauphysikalischen Grundlagen für das schadenfreie Bauen. Zu den Kapiteln: Das Kapitel "Wärme" ist im Hinblick auf die Energieeinsparverordnung vollständig überarbeitet... more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; Not Available
Inhaltverzeichnis.- 1 Vorrichtungen?Allgemein.- 1.1 Einleitung.- 1.2 Der Begriff ?Vorrichtung?.- 1.3 Vorteile durch den Einsatz von Vorrichtungen in der Fertigung.- 1.4 Arten der Vorrichtungen?Einteilung.- 1.5 Vorrichtungsbenennung und Abkürzungen nach DIN-Norm 6300.- 1.6 Vorrichtungsklassifizierung.- 2 Kosten der Vorrichtung.- 2.1 Anteil der Vorrichtungskosten... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
Phenomenologies of the City: Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture brings architecture and urbanism into dialogue with phenomenology. Phenomenology has informed debate about the city from social sciences to cultural studies. Within architecture, however, phenomenological inquiry has been neglecting the question of the city. Addressing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95
This book investigates how the material culture of South Indian courts was perceived by those who lived there in the pre-colonial period. Howes peels away the standard categories used to study Indian palace space, such as public/private and male/female, and replaces them with indigenous descriptions of space found in court poetry, vastu shastra and... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; Not Available
In the last four decades, Singapore?s urban development has gradually received an international reputation. From a city of just under two million people in 1960, we replaced squatters and slums with mostly high-rise, high-density public housing as well as industrial estates, commercial centres and parks and gardens. We dem- strated to our earlier well-meaning... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 109.99
The Historical Dictionary of Architecture provides information on architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, Tadao Ando, Leon Battista Alberti, Filippo Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, and Konstantin Stepanovich Melnikov, as well as on famous structures like the Acropolis, the Colosseum, the Forbidden City, Machu Pichu, Notre Dame, the Pyramids of Giza, Stonehenge,... more...