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  • The Practice of Modernismby John R. Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 62.95

    Making extensive use of information gained from hours of in-depth interviews with architects, this new book examines the complex relationship between vision and subsequent practice in the saga of post-war urban reconstruction. more...

  • Some Assembly Requiredby Michael Sorkin

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 67.50

    Michael Sorkin is widely hailed as one of the best architecture critics writing today. Iconoclastic and often controversial, he is a witty, entertaining, yet ultimately serious writer. In this new collection, Sorkin reviews the state of contemporary architecture and surveys the dramatic changes in the urban environment of the past decade. From New... more...

  • The Environments of Architectureby Randall Thomas; Trevor Garnham

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    This well-illustrated 'think piece' provides a much needed and topical philosophical introduction to the place of environmental design in architecture. The Environments of Architecture sets out a range of considerations necessary to produce appropriate internal environments in the context of a wider discussion on the effect of building decisions... more...

  • Reflections on Span & Spaceby Bjørn Normann Sandaker

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95

    In this richly illustrated book with many practical examples, Bjorn Sandaker provides readers with a better understanding of the relationship between technology and architecture. more...

  • Inhabiting the Doubled Interiorby Charles Rice

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 69.95

    The first book to study the interior as a specific concept, this fresh new interpretation of a contemporary situation brings together an eclectic and novel array of historical and theoretical material in a wide-ranging account of the domestic interior. more...

  • Architecture of Italyby Jean Castex

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 75.00

    Covering all regions of Italy?from Turin's Palace of Labor in northern Italy to the Monreale Cathedral and Cloister in Sicily?and all periods of Italian architecture?from the first-century Colosseum in Rome to the Casa Rustica apartments built in Milan in the 1930s?this volume examines over 70 of Italy's most important architectural landmarks. Writing... more...

  • Collection - Laboratory - Theaterby Ludger Schwarte; Helmar Schramm; Jan Lazardzig

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 280.00

    This volume launches a new, eight-volume series entitled Theatrum Scientiarum on the history of science and the media which has arisen from the work of the Berlin special research project on "Performative Cultures" under the aegis of the Theatre Studies Department of the Free University. The volume examines the role of space in the constitution of... more...

  • The Green Braidby Kim Tanzer; Rafael Longoria

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    Providing a primer on sustainability, this volume presents the discipline?s best thinking on sustainability in written, drawn, and built form, drawing on over fifteen years of peer-reviewed essays and national design awards published by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). more...

  • Colonial Modernitiesby Peter Scriver; Vikramaditya Prakash

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95

    International experts present an illustrated collection of essays exploring the societal impact of colonial architecture and engineering on the colonized and the colonizers. more...

  • Design Culture in Liverpool 1888-1914by Christopher Crouch

    Liverpool University Press 2002; US$ 72.50

    By the 1930s the Liverpool School of Architecture was the most famous British school of architecture in the world, promoting modern architecture and city planning internationally. This book looks at the cultural environment in Liverpool at the turn of the twentieth century which enabled such an important institution to come to fruition. It examines... more...