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  • raumverlorenby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00

    How do we provide spatial orientation to people with dementia? The book examines this question in a comprehensive way with diverse expert contributions and documentation of successful projects that identify the specific challenges facing different disciplines. Eckhard Fedderson is an architect who specializes in building for the elderly. Insa Lüdtke... more...

  • lost in spaceby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00

    How can we provide good spatial orientation for people with dementia?This question is addressed extensively in a selection of professional essays and projects that also carve out specific requirements for various disciplines. The book is a useful guide to all disciplines involved in design and planning but also to friends and family memebers. more...

  • Bungalowsby Kathryn Ferry

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 7.95

    A bungalow is now understood to be a single story home but that definition is a modern one and when introduced to Britain in the late 1860s the bungalow concept implied much more. Its origins lay in India where the native dwelling of Bengal was appropriated by colonial officials. On its transfer to the Kent coast the bungalow became a new type of holiday... more...

  • Dolphin Squareby Terry Gourvish

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 53.99

    Blending social history with pioneering architecture and business analysis, Dolphin Square provides a detailed history of the London landmark and its antecedents. Dolphin Square was and is no ordinary block of flats. Built on a massive scale to a high density in the mid-1930s, it was a pioneering example of concrete design, and when completed was... more...

  • Urban Intensitiesby Peter G. Rowe; Har Ye Kan

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00

    This book combines the architectural and urban scales to demonstrate that urban intensity determines the success of housing. The authors provide a typology of housing according to the ways in which diversity and density are created. Comparisons with historical models and critical appraisals based on the authors' unique standing give information on... more...

  • 150 Best Sustainable House Ideasby Francesc Zamora

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 19.99

    150 Best Sustainable House Ideas features the latest innovations in environmentally friendly home design. From heating and cooling solutions to wind energy systems, solar paneling, thermal glazing, and even Trombe walls, the ideas featured inside are complemented by photographs and architectural plans of gorgeous, sustainable houses around the world.... more...

  • Manhattan Classicby Geoffrey Lynch

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    The Dakota. The Apthorp. The San Remo. The names of these legendary New York apartment buildings evoke images of marble-lined lobbies, uniformed doormen, and sunlit penthouses with sweeping Central Park views. Built from the 1880s through 1930s, classic prewar apartments were designed to lure townhouse dwellers reluctant to share a roof with other... more...

  • 150 Best Sustainable House Ideasby Francesc Zamora

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    150 Best Sustainable House Ideas features the latest innovations in environmentally friendly home design. From heating and cooling solutions to wind energy systems, solar paneling, thermal glazing, and even Trombe walls, the ideas featured inside are complemented by photographs and architectural plans of gorgeous, sustainable houses around the world.... more...

  • 150 Best Sustainable House Ideasby Francesc Zamora

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    150 Best Sustainable House Ideas features the latest innovations in environmentally friendly home design. From heating and cooling solutions to wind energy systems, solar paneling, thermal glazing, and even Trombe walls, the ideas featured inside are complemented by photographs and architectural plans of gorgeous, sustainable houses around the world.... more...

  • Icehousesby Tim Buxbaum

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 12.95

    In the days before refrigeration, the very wealthy would use specially designed icehouses to store food from one season to the next. This book examines the design and development of icehouses, using many illustrations to explain how they worked and how they improved as scientific knowledge increased. With a detailed description of the different uses... more...