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  • Site Mattersby Carol Burns; Andrea Kahn

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    This volume, through theoretical essays and empirically grounded pieces on Le Corbusier's designs, contemporary suburbs, and the planning agendas of the World Trade Center site, provides theory on the appreciation of site and context in architecture. more...

  • Understanding Architectureby Hazel Conway; Rowan Roenisch

    Routledge 1994; US$ 44.95

    This remarkable book is the first comprehensive introduction to architecture and architectural history. Introducing issues of urbanism, feminism and ethnicity, it covers concerns which are at the forefront of current architectural debate. more...

  • Architecture, Animal, Humanby Catherine T. Ingraham

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 63.95

    Considering the historical links between architecture and the development of life sciences, this text focuses on particular times of great change in these disciplines and the complex relationships between life and the environments that life creates. more...

  • Gottfried Semper and the Problem of Historicismby Mari Hvattum

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 106.00

    Using key texts by Gottfried Semper, Mari Hvattum offers a reinterpretation of historicism. more...

  • Understanding Architectureby Hazel Conway; Rowan Roenisch

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    A comprehensive introduction to architecture and architectural history and exceptional in its approach, this book explores architecture in relation to history and the wider context of cultures, conservation and the environment. more...

  • Strategies for Sustainable Architectureby Paola Sassi

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 99.95

    Provides the reader with a deeper understanding of the design issues involved in delivering sustainable buildings and describes in detail the process of integrating principles into practice. Featuring over 400 illustrations, this highly visual guide will be an invaluable reference. more...

  • The Image of an Ottoman Cityby Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh

    BRILL 2004; US$ 157.00

    This urban and architectural study of Aleppo reconstructs the city?s evolution over the first two centuries of Ottoman rule and proposes a new model for the understanding of the reception and adaptation of imperial forms, institutions and norms in a provincial setting. more...

  • Re-forming Britainby Elizabeth Darling

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 63.95

    A study of how architects from the late 1920s onwards sought to establish modernism as the dominant ideology in British architecture and to convert the nation to their ideology. more...

  • Spirit and Placeby Christopher Day

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    Built environment surrounds us for 90% of our lives but only now are we realising its influence on the environment, our health, and how we think, feel and behave both individually and socially. Spirit & Place shows how to work towards a sustainable environment through socially inclusive processes of placemaking, and how to create places that are nourishing... more...

  • Architecture and the Urban Environmentby Derek Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    This well illustrated text forms a critical appraisal of the place and direction of architecture and urban design in a new world order at the start of the 21st century. The book defines architectural and environmental goals for the New Age by analysing recent contemporary work for its responsiveness to important social and environmental issues and... more...