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  • Seventy-nine Short Essays on Designby Michael Bierut

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 21.99

    Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design  brings together the best of designer Michael Bierut's critical writing?serious or humorous, flattering or biting, but always on the mark. Bierut is widely considered the finest observer on design writing today. Covering topics as diverse as Twyla Tharp and ITC Garamond, Bierut's intelligent and accessible texts... more...

  • Toyo Itoby Jessie Turnbull

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 17.99

    The work of Japanese architect Toyo Ito explores the dynamic relationship between buildings and their environments. His principal focus is on developing an architecture free of the grid system, which he believes homogenizes people and their lives. Toyo Ito: Forces of Nature  documents the architect's 2009 Kassler lecture at the Princeton University... more...

  • The Dissertationby Iain Borden; Katerina Ruedi Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    The Dissertation is one of the most demanding yet potentially most stimulating components of an architectural course. This classic text provides a complete guide to what to do, how to do it, when to do it, and what the major pitfalls are. This is a comprehensive guide to all that an architecture student might need to know about undertaking the... more...

  • The Good Boatmanby Rajmohan Gandhi

    Penguin Books Ltd 2000; US$ 18.68

    A new and illuminating portrait of one of the greatest figures of the twentieth century. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi has been the subject of over a dozen well-regarded biographies, yet key aspects of the man still prove elusive. In this book, Rajmohan Gandhi, a grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and an acclaimed biographer and scholar, attempts to understand... more...

  • Symbolizing Existenceby Ludger Hovestadt; Vera Bühlmann

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 37.24

    Symbolizing Existence deals with the current rapidly happening ?deterritorialization? of everything which was once regarded stable and binding. more...

  • Das Geschäft mit der Stadtby ÖGFA

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 21.26

    Die aktuelle Ausgabe der Zeitschrift UmBau befasst sich mit der Verschränkung von Ökonomie und Stadtplanung und fragt nach Alternativen zu aktuellen Planungsimperativen: Welche Gegenentwürfe zur privaten Finanzierung von öffentlichen Gebäuden und Räumen sind möglich? Was bedeutet öffentliche Planungsverantwortung und in welcher Form... more...

  • Architectural Security Codes and Guidelinesby Robert Wible

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 92.00 US$ 82.80

    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...

  • Sustainable Energy System Engineeringby Peter Gevorkian

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 125.00 US$ 112.50

    Thanks to economic incentives such as tax credits, green building has become a booming trend in the construction industry Market: electrical engineers, construction managers, construction and building inspectors more...

  • McGraw-Hill Construction Locator (McGraw-Hill Construction Series)by Joseph MacDonald

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 103.00 US$ 92.70

    QUICKLY LOCATE COMPLEX CODES, REQUIREMENTS, AND LAWS FOR EVERY BUILDING JOB! If you're a building professional, here's your chance to slash untold hours of bureaucratic legwork from your schedule?with the McGraw-Hill Construction Locator . Packed with a wealth of time-saving and budget-preserving solutions, this unique, 600-page resource delivers... more...

  • Local Architectureby Robert McCarter

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 50.00

    In architecture, as in food, local is an idea whose time has come. Of course, the idea of an architecture that responds to site; draws on local building traditions, materials, and crafts; and strives to create a sense of community is not recent. Yet, the way it has evolved in the past few years in the hands of some of the world's most accomplished... more...