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- New Amsterdam Books 1990; US$ 29.99
"This is a much needed and lively study of the still insufficiently known Finnish modern master Alvar Aalto, whose sensitive and increasingly revelant architectural legacy will surely only increase in stature as the years unfold."?Kenneth Frampton, Columbia University more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 70.50
Throughout its many editions, The Architect in Practice has remained a leading textbook used in the education of architects. While the content of the book has developed, the message and philosophy has remained constant: to provide students of architecture and young practitioners with a readable guide to the profession, outlining an architect's duties... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.95
This is a compilation of the full year's information, including: the "Discussion" section, where well-known architects and critics as well as specialist authors and architectural historians articulate their views; the "Documentation" section containing an analysis of selected projects, in which buildings from around the world are covered in depth;... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00
In his "Architectural Journal 1960-1975" Rob Krier, one of the most influential architects and urban planners of the second half of the 20th century, talks about 15 formative years of his career, starting from architectural studies in Munich. Krier?s memories are accompanied by theoretical texts. Here he touches upon architect?s responsibilities,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 74.95
In this book, first published in 1999, Hershberger presents architectural programming and predesign management in a clear, detailed manner. With numerous examples and illustrations from both his and his colleagues? experience, he shows the reader step by step how to use the techniques of architectural programming, set values, resolve issues, apply... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 88.00
In-depth, ?what-to-do-now? building strategies to secure structures against natural forces as well as terrorism This unique, practical resource is written for building owners, architects, engineers, construction managers, and other building professionals who must meet today's urgent security needs. Architectural Security Codes and Guidelines ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 78.95
The aim of this book is to expand the subject and matter of architecture, and to explore their interdependence. There are now many architectures. This book acknowledges architecture far beyond the familiar boundaries of the discipline and reassesses the object at its centre: the building. Architectural matter is not always physical or building fabric.... more...
- F+W Media 2015; US$ 16.99
A crash course in designing and constructing buildings Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of architecture into tedious discourse that would put even Frank Gehry to sleep. Architecture 101 cuts out the boring explanations, and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as you explore the world's greatest structures.... more...
- IOS Press 2014; US$ 94.00
Therapeutic architecture can be described as the people-centered, evidence-based discipline of the built environment, which aims to identify and support ways of incorporating those spatial elements that interact with people physiologically and psychologically into design. Architecture is an important factor in people's lives when they are well; when... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; Not Available
Was ist Architekturwahrnehmung? Sicherlich ist sie Voraussetzung für praktisches Handeln. Aber was uns in diesem Zusammenhang mehr interessiert: Sie ist auch Voraussetzung von Architekturtheorie. Ist sie einfach die reflektierende Bewusstwerdung der gebauten Umwelt? Oder ist sie ein plötzlich sich offenbarendes Aha-Erlebnis, ein Gewahrwerden der Mauern... more...