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- 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...
- Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 21.99
Recent technological developments in biology, computation, cybernetics, engineering, industrial design, materials, and robotics allow architecture to evolve beyond static functionality and become an active participant?with the capacity to perceive, react to, and connect?with humans and the natural world. The first process-based guide by Michael Fox... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00
"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...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 264.56
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer London 2007; US$ 222.06
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...