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Architectural criticism

  • In Detail Work Environmentsby

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 99.95

    The requirements confronting our workplaces have recently undergone a dramatic transformation. Constantly shifting workspace populations and varying uses of workspace call for flexible spatial structures, and so do new professions and innovative working methods. The plannung of workspaces is influenced by the digitalization of our storage media as... more...

  • Architecture, Technology and Processby Chris Abel

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This new selection of essays follows Chris Abel's previous best selling collection, Architecture and Identity. Drawing upon a wide range of knowledge and disciplines, the author argues that, underlying technological changes in the process of architectural production are fundamental changes in the way we think about machines and the world we live in.... 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...

  • 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...

  • Tradition Todayby R Adam; M. Hardy

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 59.00

    In January 2002, after a two year gestation period, the International Network for Traditional Buildings, Architecture and Urbanism (INTBAU) was launched. To celebrate the launch, a conference was held to debate the place of tradition in modern society. While INTBAU was specifically concerned with building and urbanism, if tradition was indeed relevant... more...

  • Making Cairo Medievalby Nezar AlSayyad; Irene A. Bierman; Nasser Rabbat

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 34.99

    During the nineteenth century, Cairo witnessed one of its most dramatic periods of transformation. Well on its way to becoming a modern and cosmopolitan city, by the end of the century, a 'medieval' Cairo had somehow come into being. While many Europeans in the nineteenth century viewed Cairo as a fundamentally dual city?physically and psychically... more...

  • Practiceby Stan Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    Drawing on his own experience as a working architect, Stan Allen's theoretical essays examine the ways in which the tools available to the architect affect the design and production of buildings. This new edition includes revised essays together with previously unpublished work. Allen?s seminal piece on Field Conditions is included in this reworked,... more...

  • Getting There by Designby Kenneth Allinson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    There was military project management. There was construction project management. Then there was business project management, a tool described as 'the wave of the future'. Where are architects in all this, professionals whose work has always been project-driven? There is design management in engineering, product design, graphics, packaging, management... more...

  • Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architectureby Amjad Almusaed

    Springer 2010; US$ 279.00

    Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture is a guide to innovative architectural design for architects, engineers and other specialists who are working with biophilic and bioclimatic architectural concepts. Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture has three parts: * Part I focuses on the relationship between architecture and human needs and the creation... more...

  • Darkness Subvertedby Katrin Althans

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 37.23

    Hauptbeschreibung Der dem klassischen Schauerroman zugrunde liegende Diskurs von »Selbst« und »Anderem« wurde schnell auf die Gegebenheiten der kolonialen Situation angewandt und auf das Verhältnis zwischen Kolonialherr und kolonialem Subjekt projiziert. Zeitgenössische schwarzaustralische Künstler nehmen sich dieses kolonialen Schauerdiskurses an,... more...