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  • Ornamentby Antoine Picon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    Once condemned by Modernism and compared to a ‘crime’ by Adolf Loos, ornament has made a spectacular return in contemporary architecture. This is typified by the works of well-known architects such as Herzog & de Meuron, Sauerbruch Hutton, Farshid Moussavi Architecture and OMA. There is no doubt that these new ornamental tendencies... more...

  • Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restorationby Lesley Durbin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Providing hands on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide. Topics covered offer practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques including the problems of manufacture, cleaning, replacement or repair and mortars. Techniques are illustrated by comprehensive case studies,... more...

  • Palast und Stadt im severischen Romby Natascha Sojc; Aloys Winterling; Ulrike Wulf-Rheidt

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 65.37

    Die Paläste auf dem römischen Palatin waren über Jahrhunderte hinweg Sinnbild für die alles überragende Macht der Kaiser und für die Vorherrschaft Roms in der antiken Welt. <BR>Zugleich bildeten sie den konkreten räumlichen Rahmen für die sozialen Interaktionsformen und politischen Organisationsstrukturen des kaiserlichen Hofes. Beide Aspekte... more...

  • Crypts of Londonby Malcolm Johnson

    The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78

    After the devastation of 1666, the Church of England in the City of London was given fifty-one new buildings, in addition to the twenty-four that had survived the Great Fire. During the next 100 years others were built in the two cities of London and Westminster, most with a crypt as spacious as the church above. This book relates the amazing stories... more...

  • Interior Design for Autism from Adulthood to Geriatricsby A. J. Paron-Wildes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.99

    When designing spaces for individuals with Autism, there are specific design strategies that can be employed to create optimal spaces that can have a positive impact on special learning and sensory needs.  Interior Design for Austism from Adulthood to Geriatrics gives designers the exact information they need to implement these design strategies... more...

  • Staircases: History, Repair and Conservationby James W. P. Campbell; Michael Tutton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00

    The first major reference volume devoted entirely to the understanding of staircases and the issues surrounding their repair and conservation. Each chapter has been especially written by experts in their respective fields. The book is essential reading for professionals and anyone with an interest in staircases. It deals with the history; dating;... more...

  • Interior Design for Autism from Birth to Early Childhoodby A. J. Paron-Wildes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.99

    Interior Design for Austism from Birth to Early Childhood gives designers who are creating spaces for individuals with Autism, the exact information they need to create optimal spaces that can have a positive impact on special learning and sensory needs.  This book also shows how to implement specific design strategies that can be employed... more...

  • Interior Design for Autism from Childhood to Adolescenceby A. J. Paron-Wildes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.99

    When designing spaces for individuals with Autism, there are specific design strategies that can be employed to create optimal spaces that can have a positive impact on special learning and sensory needs. Interior Design for Autism from Childhood to Adolescence gives designers the exact information they need to implement these design strategies... more...

  • The Story of the Roman Amphitheatreby D. L. Bomgardner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    David Bomgardner traces the origins and development of the Roman amphitheatre. This lucid and accessible work is beautifully illustrated with 141 plans and photographs. more...

  • Exterior Building Enclosuresby Keith Boswell

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00

    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...