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  • 30-Second Architectureby

    The Ivy Press 2013; US$ 13.09

    Exactly what did Roman architects do for us? Can you identify a voussoir or a vault? What is ?architecture of the veil?? Are you able to articulate on Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles? And who was the father of the skyscraper? This set of 50 explanations of the innovations, theories, styles, and developments in architecture will equip you with all... more...

  • Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systemsby Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Sonnenenergie (Dgs)

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 178.95

    Growth in photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing worldwide continues its upward trajectory. This bestselling guide has become the essential tool for installers, engineers and architects, detailing every subject necessary for successful project implementation, from the technical design to the legal and marketing issues of PV installation. Beginning with resource... more...

  • The Foundations of Engineering Contractsby F R Roulston **Decd**; M.O'C. Horgan; F.R. Roulston

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00

    This highly readable guide explains the main features of contracts applicable to the design, construction and servicing of civil, building, electrical or mechanical works. The emphasis throughout is on practical guidance, with clear explanations of the essential elements including legality, uncertainty, undue influence, agencies, overseas works, sub-contracts... more...

  • The Integrative Design Guide to Green Buildingby 7group; Bill Reed; S. Rick Fedrizzi

    Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00

    "The members of 7group and Bill Reed are examples writ large of the kind of leadership that is taking this idea of green building and forming it into reality, by helping change minds, building practice, and design process." —from the Foreword by S. Rick Fedrizzi President, CEO, and Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council A whole-building... more...

  • The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishesby ARCOM; The American Institute of Architects; Elena M. S. Garrison

    Wiley 2003; US$ 155.00

    From ARCOM and The American Institute of Architects A complete visual guide to choosing and using finish materials In this unique guide, the authors of MASTERSPEC and Architectural Graphic Standards join forces to offer architects vital single-source access to the unbiased information they need to evaluate, select, and specify the best finish... more...

  • Sick Building Syndromeby Sabah A. Abdul-Wahab

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; Not Available

    The first book on sick building syndrome to focus on libraries and public buildings, this volume examines the impact of interior environments on people?s health, evaluates the effect this has on their performance, and includes ideas on how to improve design. more...

  • Architecture, Technology and Processby Chris Abel

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This new selection of essays follows Chris Abel's previous best selling collection, Architecture and Identity. Drawing upon a wide range of knowledge and disciplines, the author argues that, underlying technological changes in the process of architectural production are fundamental changes in the way we think about machines and the world we live in.... more...

  • Coastal Ocean Space Utilization 3by R.B. Abel; S. Connell; N. Della Croce

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 486.00

    Arising out of The Third International Symposium held in New Jersey, this book represents the state-of-the-art in ocean management. From the Baltic to the Caribbean, from the Adriatic to the Atlantic, the problems of ocean management are fully discussed, and proposals made to meet the challenges of the next decade. This book will be of immense interest... more...

  • Environmentally-Friendly Product Developmentby Eberhard Abele; Reiner Anderl; Herbert Birkhofer

    Springer London 2007; Not Available

    Development of environmentally friendly products gains an increasing - portance in science and in industry. While product development was strongly dedicated to achieve quality, cost and time targets, environmental issues indirectly had always been under consideration by engineers, see Fig. 1. Furthermore a methodology for the development of environm-... more...

  • Public Interest Design Practice Guidebookby Lisa M. Abendroth; Bryan Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 74.95

    Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: Seed Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues is the first book to demonstrate that public interest design has emerged as a distinct profession. It provides clear professional standards of practice following SEED (Social Economic Environmental Design) methodology, the first step-by-step process... more...