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Architectural criticism

  • Technopolisby

    Springer London 2013; US$ 179.00

    Allows readers to compare knowledge-based development strategies, practices, and successes across countries Illustrates varying levels of cooperation across government, industry and the reasons and philosophies underlying this variation to consider resulting differences in practices and outcomes more...

  • Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2014by

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 279.00

    Presents research on cutting-edge technologies in travel and tourism by leading scholars in the field Offers practical insights into IT-related managerial issues Provides a collection of diverse perspectives and methodologies 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$ 68.00

    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

    Typically, scholarship of the urban development of Cairo has emphasized the dichotomy between its 'medieval' and it's 'modern' quarters, with little critical analysis about how this notion of a dual city came about, and the impacts of this treatment on both perceptions of Cairo and on its subsequent development. Through the work of ten scholars, Making... more...

  • Practiceby Stan Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    Conversant in contemporary theory and architectural history, Stan Allen argues that concepts in architecture are not imported from other disciplines, but emerge through the materials and procedures of architectural practice itself. Drawing on his own experience as a working architect, he examines the ways in which the tools available to the architect... 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 London 2010; US$ 279.00

    Develops an architectural strategy, which integrates the concepts of passive and low-energy buildings, biophilia and human comfort Enables readers to develop a new understanding of biophilic architecture Written by an expert on architecture more...