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  • Design of Cold-formed Steel Structuresby ECCS - European Convention; Associacao Portuguesa de

    Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00

    The book is concerned with design of cold-formed steel structures in building based on the Eurocode 3 package, particularly on EN 1993-1-3. It contains the essentials of theoretical background and design rules for cold-formed steel sections and sheeting, members and connections for building applications. Elaborated examples and design applications... more...

  • The Conservation and Structural Restoration of Architectural Heritageby G. Croci

    WIT Press 1998; US$ 380.00

    Knowledge of the architectural history; material characteristics; techniques for investigations, diagnosis and restoration are all vital aspects for the correct understanding of structural behaviour and making correct decisions for repair and strengthening techniques. This book contributes to the development of new approaches in these areas. more...

  • Mies van der Roheby Franz Schulze; Edward Windhorst

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 21.00

    Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography is a major rewriting and expansion of Franz Schulze?s acclaimed 1985 biography, the first full treatment of the master German-American modern architect. Coauthored with architect Edward Windhorst, this revised edition, three times the length of the original text, features extensive new research and commentary... more...

  • Look Up Glasgowby Adrian Searle; David Barbour

    Freight Books 2013; US$ 36.46

    Glasgow is Scotland?s largest city, its streets a constant frenetic bustle of activity. But rarely do its residents take the time to stop and look up at the extraordinary architectural heritage all around. Glasgow?s ‘no mean city? image belies this world-class architectural detail, comprising of stunning sculpture, ornament, friezes, gables and decoration,... more...

  • Landmarks of Russian Architectby Brumfield

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    A comprehensive guide to Russian architecture, this volume is designed for students and other readers wishing to gain an understanding of the subject. more...

  • Cultural Heritage Management in Chinaby Hilary Du Cros; Yok-shiu F. Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Cultural Heritage Management in China presents a thematic examination of the development of cultural heritage management (CHM) in an Asian context. It challenges assumptions of the primacy of community-sponsored action and heritage authority based on Western-derived ideals and practices that fit with democratic models for civil action. The multidisciplinary... more...

  • Architecture, Ethics and Globalizationby Graham Owen

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 66.95

    Bridging the gap between architectural theory and professional practice studies, this book offers critical inquiry into the shifting ground of ethical thought in the changing climate of the global economy. Looking at issues of contemporary significance to architectural critics, practitioners, educators, and students, the book also examines the role... more...

  • Fran?ois Blondelby Anthony Gerbino

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    First director of the Académie royale d?architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as a mathematician, scientist, and scholar. Few... more...

  • Conservation Todayby David Pearce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservationby Miles Glendinning

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    Shortlisted for the 2014 SAHGB Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion .  In many cities across the world, particularly in Europe, old buildings form a prominent part of the built environment, and we often take it for granted that their contribution is intrinsically positive. How has that widely-shared belief come about, and is its continued general acceptance... more...