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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95
How does the built environment affect children - their health, their behaviour, education and development? To support them, what do we need to consider and what do we need to do? Can our surroundings foster environmental and social awareness and responsibility? Based on Christopher Day's experiences designing schools and early childhood centres in... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 90.00
In Mechanics and Meaning in Architecture, Lance LaVine shows that in architecture, as practiced and taught today, the technological aspect of the professionhow weight is distributed, how heat flow is regulated, and how light is permitted to enterhas bee more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 62.95
A theoretical history of anthropomorphism and proportion in modern architecture, challenging the concepts and categories of architectural history and placing the current debates into a broader cultural and technological context. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 58.95
The Evolution of Designs tells the history of the many analogies that have been made, since the end of the eighteenth century, between the evolution of organisms and the human production of artefacts ? especially buildings. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 45.00
From acclaimed biographer and cultural historian, author of Balthus and Patron Saints ?the first full-scale life of le Corbusier, one of the most influential, admired, and maligned architects of the twentieth century, heralded is a prophet in his lifetime, revered as a god after his death. He was a leader of the modernist movement that sought to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 58.95
This book examines the use of materials in architecture, considering their meaning, implications, influences and practical use, going beyond a simple technical view to discover the forces that shape 'the stuff of building'. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 58.95
Conceptual ordering, spatial and social narrative are fundamental to the ways in which buildings are shaped, used and perceived. This intriguing book explores the ways in which these three dimensions interact in the design and life of buildings. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 139.00
Two of the most ambitious religious edifices of the 20th century are the Our Lady of Peace Basilica in the West African country of the Ivory Coast and the Hassan II Mosque in Morocco. Nnamdi Elleh not only provides a substantial architectural and pictorial analysis of the buildings themselves. Using these two buildings as case studies, he also investigates... more...