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  • Al Bahr Towersby Peter Oborn

    Wiley 2014; US$ 80.00 US$ 72.00

    This publication is entirely centered on the design and delivery of Al Bahr Towers. With 300-colour images, it is highly visual with specially commissioned photography by Christian Richters. An illustrated introduction by the architectural correspondent of The Financial Times , Edwin Heathcote provides an engaging account of the background behind... more...

  • UAE and the Gulfby George Katodrytis; Kevin Mitchell

    Wiley 2015; US$ 40.00 US$ 36.00

    At the end of the 20th century, Dubai attracted international media attention as the world sought to make sense of the city’s extraordinary growth. Exuberant projects such as the Burj Arab, the Burj Khalifa and the Palm Islands attracted investment in dreams to transform the region. While the global financial crisis kept dreams from becoming... more...

  • Mediterranean Urbanismby Besim S. Hakim

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 102.28

    This book brings together historic urban / building rules and codes for the geographic areas including Greece, Italy and Spain. The author achieved his ambitious goal of finding pertinent rules and codes that were followed in previous societies for the processes that formed the built environment of their towns and cities, including building activities... more...

  • Geodesign by Integrating Design and Geospatial Sciencesby Danbi J. Lee; Eduardo Dias; Henk J. Scholten

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 102.28

    In Europe, the emerging discipline of geodesign was earmarked by the first Geodesign Summit held in 2013 at the GeoFort, the Netherlands. Here researchers and practitioners from 28 different countries gathered to exchange ideas on how to merge the spatial sciences and design worlds. This book brings together experiences from this international group... more...

  • Denken. Fühlen. Handeln.by Dietmar Friedmann; Klaus Fritz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 19.75

    Wer mit seinen Mitmenschen erfolgreich kommunizieren will, muss ihr Denken, Fühlen und Handeln verstehen. Die Drei-Typen-Lehre bietet hierzu eine überzeugende Anleitung.Dr. Dietmar Friedmann und Dr. Klaus Fritz zeigen auf, dass jeder Mensch in einem der drei Lebensbereiche Denken, Fühlen oder Handeln zuhause ist. Diese Erkenntnis macht verständlich,... more...

  • Forty Ways to Think About Architectureby Iain Borden; Murray Fraser; Barbara Penner

    Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 35.95

    How do we think about architecture historically and theoretically? Forty Ways to Think about Architecture provides an introduction to some of the wide-ranging ways in which architectural history and theory are being approached today. The inspiration for this project is the work of Adrian Forty, Professor of Architectural History at the Bartlett... more...

  • Persian Architectural Heritageby Mehrdad Hejazi; Fatemeh Mehdizadeh Saradj

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 440.00

    This book gives comprehensive information about Persian architectural heritage for scholars, students and practicing engineers in civil, structural, architectural, hydraulic, and restoration engineering, and other related disciplines. more...

  • Immeuble 24 N.C. et Appartement Le Corbusier. Apartment Block 24 N.C. and Le Corbusier's Homeby Jacques Sbriglio

    Birkhäuser 1996; US$ 35.00

    the construction of the apartment block at number 24, rue Nungesser et Coli in Paris, between 1931 and 1934, was an important milestone for Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret. It was the first opportunity offered to them in France to put to the test theories on urbanism and architecture, which they had been working on since the 1920s ("cinq... more...

  • Le Modulor et Modulor 2by Fondation Le Corbusier

    Birkhäuser 2000; US$ 70.00

    inthe years 1942 to 1948, Le Corbusier developed a system of measurements which became known as “Modulor”. Based on the Golden Section and Fibonacci numbers and also using the physical dimensions of the average human, “Modulor” is a sequence of measurements which Le Corbusier used to achieve harmony in his architectural compositions. Le... more...

  • Styria Media Center Grazby Judith Eiblmayr; Walter Titz; Markus Mair

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 49.00

    The spectacular Styria Media Center office tower, designed by architects Hermann Eisenköck and Herfried Peyker (Architekturconsult) will be opened in June 2015. The disc-shaped, sculptural media building will have the space for 1,200 employees. The heart of the building is an integrated newsroom with more than 240 workspaces. Other users... more...