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- Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 42.24
How do things actually look where people spend their days thinking about good architecture? Seventy-six architectural firms open their doors and show us the spaces in which they work. Employees work in skyscrapers and barns, in townhouses and storage buildings, on the water and in the woods. The exemplary views are accompanied by a fundamental... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 69.99
This classic text -- continually in print for more than half a century -- analyzes the architecture of societies in western Europe up to the twelfth century that aspired to be the heirs to the Roman Empire. more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 73.96
Architectural ceramics have long been confined to decorative surfaces. Today innovations in material technology, production methods and assembly systems allow applications that combine the materials? emotional attractiveness with new functionalities. Ceramic materials take the form of building systems that are used for facades, roofs and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
The Roman amphitheatre was a site both of bloody combat and marvellous spectacle, symbolic of the might of Empire; to understand the importance of the amphitheatre is to understand a key element in the social and political life of the Roman ruling classes. Generously illustrated with 141 plans and photographs, The Story of the Roman Amphitheatre ... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33
A comprehensive guide to the design and execution of sophisticated exterior building enclosures Focused on the design process for architects and related professionals, this book addresses the design and execution of sophisticated exterior building enclosures for a number of commercial building types and in a variety of building materials. It focuses... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 59.00
Most of the seven million people who visit the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris each year probably do not realize that the legendary gargoyles adorning this medieval masterpiece were not constructed until the nineteenth century. The first comprehensive history of these world-famous monsters, The Gargoyles of Notre-Dame argues that they transformed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.95
The staircase dates back to the very beginning of architectural history. Virtually every significant building from the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, has not only contained one or more staircases, but has celebrated them. For such an apparently simple part of a building they have been made in a bewildering variety of forms and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 115.95
The Designer's Workspace presents an extensive resource of distinguished firms' responses to the design of their own offices. Featuring everything from technical detail to interior design, it illustrates what these designers see as the major considerations for modern workplace design. This book reveals design solutions, details, and concepts that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 73.95
A comprehensive summary of the vocabulary used across the building industry, from the preparation of an architectural brief, through creative and technical design, to construction technology and facilities management. The latest edition has several substantially revised entries as well as many new additions, including new illustrations and terms. Covering... more...