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- Princeton Architectural Press 2013; US$ 13.99
Participants in the Pamphlet Architecture 30 competition were asked to respond to the theme "Investigations in Infrastructure," and propose new directions for architecture, transportation, energy, cities, and agriculture at a continental scale. The winning entry, Coupling, imagined six daring projects: a high-speed rail system across the Bering Strait... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 20.78
In De architectura ( c .40 BC), Vitruvius discusses in ten encyclopedic chapters aspects of Roman architecture, engineering and city planning. Vitruvius also included a section on human proportions. Because it is the only antique treatise on architecture to have survived, De architectura has been an invaluable source of information for scholars.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
By the end of the twenty-first century it is thought that three-quarters of the world?s population will be urban; our future is in cities. Making these cities healthy, vibrant and sustainable is an exceptional challenge which this book addresses. It sets out some of the basic principles of the design of our future cities and, through a series of carefully-selected... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 150.00
This comprehensive guide to the planning and design of airport terminals and their facilities covers all types of airport terminal found around the world and highlights the environmental and technical issues that the designer has to address. Contemporary examples are critically reviewed through a series of case studies. This new edition covers the... more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 132.95
FUNDAMENTALS OF EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING; Charles Scawthorn Introduction Causes of Earthquakes and Faulting Measurement of Earthquakes Distribution of Seismicity Strong Motion Attenuation and Duration Characterization of Seismicity Glossary References Further Reading EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES; Mark Yashinsky Introduction Damage as a Result of Problem... more...
- Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95
Dealing not only with architecture, sculpture, and painting, but also with bronze and ceramics, this text offers a complete panorama of Chinese arts and civilisation. In his text, the author Bushell stresses the importance of knowing the society to understand the arts. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Airport Terminals covers the significance of airport terminals and the politics of design. This book is organized into seven parts encompassing 28 chapters that examine the architectural quality of airport terminals. The first part highlights the basic terminal design principles, including considerations of location, size, capacity, and functional... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 11.49
Stunning and easy projects for less than $50 each! With The $50 Home Makeover , you can finally turn your living space into your home! This inspiring book offers 75 fun and creative ideas that will help give your place the stylish, modern look that you've always wanted--without having to spend a fortune. Each of these imaginative ideas cost less... more...