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  • The Complete Guide to Building Affordable Earth-Sheltered Homesby Robert McConkey

    Atlantic Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.99

    Earth-sheltered building has existed since the heyday of Skara Brae in Scotland 5,000 years ago, and is used today by people around the world. If you have ever looked at your power bill in stunned disbelief, if you are interested in green building techniques, or if you want your home to stand out (or hide out), then this book is for you. With The... more...

  • Icehousesby Tim Buxbaum

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99

    Often hidden away or incorporated into other architectural features, icehouses are a largely forgotten part of our heritage. As winters warmed through the nineteenth century, and supplies of natural ice declined, the development of artificial refrigeration made redundant these curious buildings ? often status symbols in themselves ? which had been... more...

  • The Housing Questionby Edward Murphy; Najib B. Hourani

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In the wake of the Great Recession, housing and its financing suddenly re-emerged as questions of significant public concern. Yet both public and academic debates about housing have remained constricted, tending not to explore how the evolution of housing simultaneously entails basic forms of socio-spatial reproduction and underlying tensions in the... more...

  • Paris nouveau et Paris futurby Victor Fournel; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Il y a quatre cents ans, lorsque Quasimodo, accoudé sur la balustrade des tours de Notre-Dame, regardait Paris étendu sous ses pieds, voici ce qu'il voyait : un océan de toits aigus, de pignons taillés, de clochetons sculptés, de tourelles accrochées aux angles des murs ; un luxuriant fouillis de pyramides de pierre, d'obélisques d'ardoises,... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: The Politics of Urban Change (1979)by David McKay; Andrew Cox

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1979, this book examines key planning policy areas such as land use planning, land values, housing and slum clearance, urban transport, industrial and regional economic location policies, and policies inner city policies to explain why particular policies have been adopted at particular times ? assessing the role of political parties,... more...

  • Historic House Museums in the United States and the United Kingdomby Linda Young

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99

    Historic House Museums in the United States and the United Kingdom: A History addresses the phenomenon of historic houses as a distinct species of museum. Everyone understands the special nature of an art museum, a national museum, or a science museum, but ?house museum? nearly always requires clarification. In the US it?s almost synonymous with... more...

  • Habitat contemporainby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de l'habitat contemporain avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Les besoins en logements neufs ont atteint, en France comme dans de nombreux autres pays, un niveau très élevé, en raison de la convergence de plusieurs facteurs : la vague démographique, le nombre des immeubles vétustes que l'on ne peut plus conserver, le ralentissement... more...

  • Management of Construction Projectsby John E. Schaufelberger; Len Holm

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    Unlike the majority of construction project management textbooks out there, Management of Construction Projects takes a distinctive approach by setting itself in the context of a single and real-world construction project throughout and also by looking at construction project management from the constructor?s perspective. This project-based learning... more...

  • Negotiating Domesticityby Hilde Heynen; Gülsüm Baydar

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 73.95

    In the home the intricate relations between architecture, gender and domesticity become visible.  Negotiating Domesticity  investigates the many and complex themes evoked by the interconnections between these terms. Topics covered include famous as well as less well-known architectural examples and architects, which are explored from sociological,... more...

  • Accessible Housingby Rob Imrie

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 104.95

    Considering the interrelationships between disability and housing design with a focus on the role of policy in addressing the housing needs of disabled people, this book sets out some of the broader debates about the nature of housing, quality and design. In what ways are domestic design and architecture implicated in inhibiting or facilitating mobility... more...