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- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95
Turkey: Modern Architectures in History offers a journey through the iconic buildings of Turkey that begins with the end of World War I, when the new Turkish Republic was born out of the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire, includes its democratization in the midst of the Cold War?s competing ideologies, and concludes with the present day, in which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
For the first time, this book demonstrates that the two paradigms of architectural criticism and performance evaluation can not only co-exist but complement each other in the assessment of built works. As architecture takes more principled stances worldwide, from environmental sustainability to social, cultural, and economic activism, this book examines... 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; US$ 36.50
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; US$ 39.24
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...
- 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; US$ 119.46
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$ 119.99
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...