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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
After two decades which saw the construction industry flourish, has come a sudden period of instability, where architecture firms have been jettisoning employees at an unprecedented rate as building projects dry up. This edited volume brings together scholars, critics, and architects to discuss the present state of uncertainty in the practice and discipline... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95
? Becoming an Architect will inspire future architects, career consultants, and human resources professionals alike, providing all the information you?ll need to make intelligent decisions about careers in architecture.? ?From the Foreword by Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, 2014 AIA National President Starting a career as an architect is an exciting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Due to globalization, cultural spaces are now developing with no tangible connection to geographical place. The territorial logic traditionally used to underpin architecture and envision our built environment is being radically altered, forcing the adoption of a new method of conceptualizing space/geography and what constitutes architectural practice.... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 15.99
In an era of brash, expensive, provocative new buildings, a prominent critic argues that emotions?such as hope, power, sex, and our changing relationship to the idea of home?are the most powerful force behind architecture, yesterday and (especially) today. We are living in the most dramatic period in architectural history in more than half a century:... more...
Analyse der Rolle der Architekten und Ingenieure in Abhängigkeit von unterschiedlichen AuftraggebermodellenVerlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2009; US$ 37.98
Im Rahmen der Forschungsinitiative "Zukunft Bau" des Bundesministeriums für Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung (BMVBS) liegt hiermit eine Forschungsarbeit zum umfangreichen Themenfeld der verschiedenen Auftraggebermodelle und der Rolle der Planer innerhalb dieser Modelle vor. Der aktuelle Diskurs um die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00
Focusing on the seismic design, assessment and retrofitting of concrete buildings, and placing an emphasis on the application of European Standard EN-Eurocode 8, this book has been written by the lead engineer responsible for the code?s authorship. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 78.95
A cast of leading writers and practitioners tackle the ethical questions that architects are increasingly facing in their work, from practical considerations in construction to the wider social context of buildings, their appearance, use and place in the narrative of the environment. This book gives an account of these ethical questions from the perspectives... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 45.00
The architect's interest in continuing education has increased as a result of the national trend of state initiatives requiring continuing education for architect registration. Architect's Essentials of Professional Development assists registered architects and architecture firms in designing their own professional development programme in the context... more...