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  • 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$ 44.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Introduction to Urban Housing Designby Graham Towers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This clear and concise guide is the ideal introduction to contemporary housing design for students and professionals of architecture, urban design and planning. With the increasing commitment to sustainable design and with an ever-increasing demand for houses in urban areas, housing design has taken on a new and crucial role in urban planning. This... more...

  • Introduction to Residential Layoutby Mike Biddulph

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 58.95

    Introduction to Residential Layout is ideal for students and practitioners of urban design, planning, engineering, architecture and landscape seeking a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of designing and laying out residential areas. Mike Biddulph provides a clear and coherent framework from which he offers comprehensive practical advice... more...

  • RIBA Book of British Housingby Ian Colquhoun

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 73.95

    RIBA Book of British Housing Design looks at the design solutions developed during the 20th and the 21st centuries, and illustrates over 200 of the most successful projects. It provides an overview of the evolution of housing development, and includes present day schemes and estate regeneration as well as special sections on housing in Scotland and... more...

  • Homes in the Heartlandby Fred W. Peterson

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    Homes in the Heartland offers a captivating explanation of the revolutionary balloon frame house construction that swept across Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin from 1850 to 1920, enabling the settlers of the upper Midwest to establish frontier homes. Fred W. Peterson leads readers through the technical aspects of farmhouse... more...

  • Residential Building Codes Illustratedby Steven R. Winkel; David S. Collins; Steven P. Juroszek; Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2010; US$ 49.95 US$ 29.97

    An easy-to-use illustrated guide to building codes for residential structures As the construction industry moves to a single set of international building codes, architects and construction professionals need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This newest addition to Wiley’s... more...

  • Glorious Visionsby Helene Furján

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    Focusing on the house and museum and its considerable collections of architectural fragments, models, drawings folios and publications, this book is about thirteen Lincoln?s Inn Fields in London, England, built in the early 1800s by the renowned eighteenth-century architect Sir John Soane. The book maps the influences, references, connections, extensions,... more...