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  • Welcome to Your Worldby Sarah Williams Goldhagen

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 14.99

    One of the nation?s chief architecture critics reveals how the environments we build profoundly shape our feelings, memories, and well-being, and argues that we must harness this knowledge to construct a world better suited to human experience. Taking us on a fascinating journey through some of the world?s best and worst landscapes, buildings, and... more...

  • Advancing Wood Architectureby Achim Menges; Tobias Schwinn; Oliver David Krieg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In light of environmental challenges architecture is facing, wood is no longer regarded as outmoded, nostalgic, and rooted in the past, but increasingly recognized as one of the most promising building materials for the future. Recent years have seen unprecedented innovation of new technologies for advancing wood architecture. Advancing Wood Architecture... more...

  • Manual of Sectionby Paul Lewis; Marc Tsutumaki; David J. Lewis

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    Along with plan and elevation, section is one of the essential representational techniques of architectural design; among architects and educators, debates about a project's section are common and often intense. Until now, however, there has been no framework to describe or evaluate it. Manual of Section fills this void. Paul Lewis, Marc Tsurumaki,... more...

  • ADA in Detailsby Janis Kent

    Wiley 2017; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

    Visual ADA interpretation for streamlined application ADA in Details provides visual interpretations of the ADA Standards for Accessible Design in a user-friendly format packed with practical design details. Featuring the ADA Standards and Californian Building Code side-by-side, this book distills complex regulations down to its useful scoping... more...

  • Small Interventionsby Walter Nägeli; Niloufar Kirn Tajeri

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 53.70

    The publication investigates the opportunities for upgrading the spatial structure of apartments created during the post-war building boom between 1960 and 1970. The authors analyze typical existing layouts in the context of social developments which, in recent decades, have led to significant changes in the form of living and in the structure of... more...

  • Kleine Eingriffeby Walter Nägeli; Niloufar Kirn Tajeri

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 53.70

    The publication investigates the opportunities for upgrading the spatial structure of apartments created during the post-war building boom between 1960 and 1970. The authors analyze typical existing layouts in the context of social developments which, in recent decades, have led to significant changes in the form of living and in the structure of... more...

  • Leichte Räumeby Kerstin Schultz; Hedwig Wiedemann-Tokarz

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 53.70

    Die bauphysikalischen und komfortrelevanten Eigenschaften zeichnen den Gips-Trockenbau als besonders nachhaltige und vielseitige Bauweise aus. Das Buch verknüpft das große architektonische und skulpturale Potenzial dieser Bauweise mit den konstruktiven Anforderungen. Sein Fokus liegt auf der Systemvielfalt, den spezifischen Abhängigkeiten und deren... more...

  • Light Spacesby Kerstin Schultz; Hedwig Wiedemann-Tokarz

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 53.70

    Die bauphysikalischen und komfortrelevanten Eigenschaften zeichnen den Gips-Trockenbau als besonders nachhaltige und vielseitige Bauweise aus. Das Buch verknüpft das große architektonische und skulpturale Potenzial dieser Bauweise mit den konstruktiven Anforderungen. Sein Fokus liegt auf der Systemvielfalt, den spezifischen Abhängigkeiten und deren... more...

  • Introducing Architectural Tectonicsby Chad Schwartz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 74.95

    Introducing Architectural Tectonics is an exploration of the poetics of construction. Tectonic theory is an integrative philosophy examining the relationships formed between design, construction, and space while creating or experiencing a work of architecture. In this text, author Chad Schwartz presents an introductory investigation into tectonic... more...

  • Integrating Innovation in Architectureby Ajla Aksamija

    Wiley 2016; US$ 65.95 US$ 57.16

    Today’s design professionals are faced with challenges on all fronts. They need not only to keep in step with rapid technological changes and the current revolution in design and construction processes, but to lead the industry. This means actively seeking to innovate through design research, raising the bar in building performance and adopting... more...