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  • Brutalismby Alexander Clement

    Crowood 2012; US$ 21.86

    The term Brutalism is used to describe a form of architecture that appeared, mainly in Europe, from around 1945-1975. Uncompromisingly modern, this trend in architecture was both striking and arresting and, perhaps like no other style before or since, aroused extremes of emotion and debate. Some regarded Brutalist buildings as monstrous soulless structures... more...

  • Landscape Graphicsby Grant Reid

    Ten Speed Press 2012; US$ 24.99

    Announcing the new revised edition of the classic industry reference! Landscape Graphic s is the architect?s ultimate guide to all the basic graphics techniques used in landscape design and landscape architecture. Progressing from the basics into more sophisticated techniques, this guide offers clear instruction on graphic language and the design... more...

  • Living for the Elderlyby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 140.00

    Quality living in old age is one of the important topics of our time. Intelligent design solutions can push back the limits on housing and care, in favor of a comprehensive trend toward integrated forms of living. A third of the volume provides detailed expert information, a section of examples provides building and living typologies. more...

  • Building with Bambooby Gernot Minke

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 76.95

    Traditionally a building material of hot climate zones in Asia and Latin America, bamboo is increasingly discovered by architects of the Northern hemisphere as well. It is lightweight, highly elastic and ductile, and in addition offers qualities especially in demand in an era of limited resources, renewability and abundant availability. Architects... more...

  • Helmut Schmid ? Gestaltung ist Haltung / Design Is Attitudeby Victor Malsy; Philipp Teufel; Fjodor Gejko

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 112.00

    Helmut Schmid studierte nach der Schriftsetzerausbildung an der Schule für Gestaltung in Basel. 1976 entwarf er das Kampagnenzeichen für den SPD-Wahlkampf unter Helmut Schmidt. Nach den Stationen Düsseldorf, Berlin, Stockholm, Montreal und Vancouver lebt Helmut Schmid seit 1981als freischaffender visueller Gestalter in Osaka. In seinen Entwürfen verbindet... more...

  • TypoLyricsby Slanted

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 53.50

    For TypoLyrics, celebrated graphic designers like Fons Hickmann as well as talented young designers from all over the world have used song lyrics as the inspiration for innovative font designs. The result is a collection of fascinating visuals. Each of the eleven chapters treats a particular font family and song lyrics from a particular musical style. more...

  • Interior Gardensby Haike Falkenberg

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 107.00

    Gardens inside buildings represent a sustainable vehicle for a host of ecological and economic advantages: factors such as improving the indoor climate and the workplace situation and hence increasing quality of life. This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the planning and implementation of this special kind of garden. The planning information... more...

  • Bildsemiotikby Gerhard Schweppenhäuser; Thomas Friedrich

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 48.95

    Diese Einführung vermittelt in gut verständlicher Weise die theoretischen Grundlagen der Bildsemiotik und erläutert in exemplarischen Bildanalysen didaktisch geschickt die unterschiedlichen Strategien visuellen Gestaltens. Die wichtigsten Grundbegriffe und Analysemethoden werden nachvollziehbar und anregend dargestellt. more...

  • Linking Architecture and Educationby Anne Taylor; Katherine Enggass

    University of New Mexico Press 2009; US$ 125.00

    Taylor argues persuasively for "three dimensional textbooks"--innovative environments that maximize learning. more...