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  • Modern Traditionsby Klaus-Peter Gast

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 62.95

    In its introduction, the book depicts the rise of modern architecture in India since independence in 1947. The main section describes the important tendencies of contemporary Indian architecture in thematic chapters, each with built examples. In addition to the new younger generation of Indian architects, it also considers the first post-independence... more...

  • Devanthéry & Lamunièreby Joseph Abram

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 65.00

    Dieser Band präsentiert und dokumentiert 15 realisierte Bauten und eine Auswahl von 12 Projekten des Büros Devanthéry und Lamunière, u.a. die rechtswissenschaftliche Bibliothek Fleuret in Lausanne, die psychiatrische Klinik in Yverdon, das Hotel Guisan in Bern und die Villa Beck in Rolle. more...

  • Architecture and Identityby Chris Abel; Norman Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 104.95

    'Instead of tuning the consumer to the machine we can now tune the machine to the consumer' This edited collection of essays, now in its second edition, brings together the author's key writings on the cultural, technological and theoretical developments reshaping Modern architecture into a responsive and diverse movement for the twenty-first century.... more...

  • Future Practiceby Rory Hyde

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95

    Designers around the world are carving out opportunities for new kinds of engagement, new kinds of collaboration, new kinds of design outcomes, and new kinds of practice; overturning the inherited assumptions of the design professions. Seventeen conversations with practitioners from the fields of architecture, policy, activism, design, education,... more...

  • Architecture & Culture SHARRby Adam Sharr

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    Architecture displays the values involved in its inhabitation, construction, procurement and design. It traces the thinking of the individuals who have participated in it, their relationships, and their involvement in the cultures where they lived and worked. In this way, buildings, their details, and the documents used to make them, can be read closely... more...

  • Organizing for Changeby Michael Shamiyeh; DOM Research Laboratory

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 52.00

    Mit fortschreitender globaler Ökonomisierung und Vernetzung entstehen für Architekten neue Betätigungsfelder und das Berufsbild befindet sich im Wandel. International renommierte Experten setzen sich in 25 Fachbeiträgen mit dieser Entwicklung auseinander. more...

  • Architectural Design Proceduresby Arthur Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book explains how architects obtain and administer work from the moment the contract is signed, to the handing over of the finished building to the client and is an indispensible guide to all architecture students. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded. It now includes significant additions to the section on design constraints,... more...

  • The Architecture of Richter & Dahl Rochaby Jorge Francisco Liernur

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 62.00

    Das international renommierte Schweizer Büro gilt spätestens seit dem Zentrum Espacité an der Place Le Corbusier in La Chaux-de-Fonds und seit der Erneuerung von Jean Tschumis Hauptquartier für Nestlé am Genfer See als profilierte Vertreter einer eleganten Moderne. Von den zahlreichen Bauten der letzten 15 Jahre werden in dieser einzigen aktuellen... more...

  • Italyby Diane Ghirardo

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    Packed in its dense, historic city centers, Italy holds some of the most prized architecture and art in the world, with which planners and politicians have had to negotiate as they struggle to cope with massive migration from the countryside to the city. Early modern architecture coincided with a sustained drive to transform a country that was... more...

  • Turkeyby Sibel Bozdogan; Esra Akcan

    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... more...