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  • Greeceby Alexander Tzonis; Alcestis P. Rodi

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    The remains of antiquity define Greek architecture in the popular imagination, but Greek edifices encompass far more than these ancient structures. Offered here is a comprehensive survey of modern Greek architecture of the past hundred-plus years. The book explores the buildings and architects of modern Greece, ranging from nineteenth-century... more...

  • Women of Steel and Stoneby Anna M. Lewis

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    An inspiration for young people who love to design, build, and work with their hands, Women of Steel and Stone tells the stories of 22 female architects, engineers, and landscape designers from the 1800s to today. Engaging profiles based on historical research and firsthand interviews stress how childhood passions, perseverance, and creativity led... more...

  • In Perfect Timingby Peter Caddy

    Findhorn Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    In this book, Peter, a master storyteller, takes us on a journey of inspiration, action and spirit. We also participate in his struggles, hardships and initiations, but with Peter, problems and challenges are met head-on with indomitable positive thought and action. His legacy to us all is the knowledge that following our inner guidance -- God's will... 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...

  • Gaudíby Victoria Charles; Zsófia Medgyesy

    Parkstone International 2013; US$ 5.00

    A rendkívül szép fotóanyaggal illusztrált kötet bemutatja a világhír? katalán építész legismertebb munkáit, ugyanakkor olyan, meg nem valósult terveket is tárgyal, amelyek jórészt ismeretlenek az érdekl?d? nagyközönség el?tt. Gaudí életének fontos mozzanatai mellett meg ismertet a korabeli Barcelona társadalmi életével, városfejlesztési terveivel csak... more...

  • Toward an Integral Practice of Architectureby Richter - Dahl Rocha & Associés

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 98.00

    The integration of functions, technology and aesthetic quality is the architect?s core qualification. In this book, the partners of Richter & Dahl Rocha provide a detailed and comprehensive account of today?s state of the art of architectural design. Offering the knowledge of 20 years of high-class practice to the architectural community, the professional... more...

  • Architektur verstehenby Norbert Wolf

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 33.17

    Ob Gotik oder Großraumbüro: »Architektur verstehen« macht mit den wichtigsten Techniken, Gestaltungsmethoden und Aufgaben der Baukunst bekannt. Zentrale Themen sind die Baumaterialien, der Werkprozess, die sakralen und profanen Grundtypen der Architektur, die Stadtplanung sowie die Symbolik. Den Abschluss bilden einige grundsätzliche Überlegungen zu... more...

  • The realisation of offshore wind park projects in Germany - political environment, legal framework and bankability implicationsby Steffen Blomberg

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.83

    According to the German government?s new energy concept that was recently introduced, renewable energies shall replace fossil and nuclear energy sources step-by-step. The offshore wind energy sector plays a key role in this new energy strategy, and shall contribute the major share of renewable energy to the future German energy mix. The purpose of... more...

  • Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architectureby Ahmad Hamid

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.99

    Hassan Fathy, the Egyptian architect known for his recognition of the potential of vernacular forms as a vital force in contemporary architectural design, sought to integrate the traditions of Islamic art with his modern visions for living. Guided by Fathy?s principles, Ahmad Hamid, an architect who collaborated with Hassan Fathy in the Institute for... more...

  • Persian Architectural Heritage: Architectureby M. M. HEJAZI; F. MEHDIZADEH SARADJ

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 198.00

    This book deals with the history of Persian architecture, its geometry and orientation, architectural and urban functions, and climatic adaptability in Persian vernacular architecture. Not just a reference work, the book also presents theory. The book is written so as to appeal to practicing engineers as well as students and researchers. more...