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Architecture as a profession

  • Analyse der Rolle der Architekten und Ingenieure in Abhängigkeit von unterschiedlichen Auftraggebermodellenby Olaf Fechner

    Verlag 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...

  • Architect's Essentials of Professional Developmentby Jean R. Valence

    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...

  • Architecture and its Ethical Dilemmasby Nicholas Ray

    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...

  • Architecture in an Age of Uncertaintyby Dr Benjamin Flowers; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    In the past two decades economic bubbles inflated and architectural spending around the globe reached fever pitch. In both well-established centers of capital accumulation and far--flung locales, audacious building projects sprang up, while the skyscraper, heretofore more commonly associated with American capitalism, seemed as if it might pack up... more...

  • Becoming an Architectby Lee W. Waldrep

    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...

  • Handbuch Brückenby Gerhard Mehlhorn; Manfred Curbach

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 199.00

    Mit Beiträgen zahlreicher Fachwissenschaftler more...

  • Mapping the Global Architect of Alterityby Michael Jenson

    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...

  • Seismic Design, Assessment and Retrofitting of Concrete Buildingsby Michael N. Fardis

    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...

  • Why We Buildby Rowan Moore

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 14.99

    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...

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