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- Artech House 2011; US$ 129.00
In todays digital, green, and consumer driven marketplace, it is critical to be knowledgeable about the latest approaches, tools and systems that can help you seamlessly and reliably conduct building performance verification assessments. This groundbreaking book provides you with a solid understanding of the underpinnings of embedded commissioning... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available
From building office blocks in the charred ruins of post-war Tokyo to creating Japan's largest ever urban development, Mori Building Co. has revolutionized how cities are made. In the late 1960s, after the success of its early 'number buildings', the company changed its focus from individual sites to whole neighbourhoods as Japan's economic... more...
- Quercus Publishing 2010; US$ 16.35
From the Pyramids of Giza to the Guggenheim, this lively guide explains the key concepts and inventions in architecture clearly and concisely. Exploring the myriad ways in which the built environment is shaped and created, readers will gain a new and informed appreciation for architecture, from the classical orders of Vitruvius - Doric, Ionic and Corinthian... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 20.40
'Oh prams on concrete balconies, what will your children see? Oh white and antiseptic life in school and home and clinic, oh soul-destroying job with handy pension, oh loveless life of safe monotony, why were you created?' First and Last Loves is a collection of Betjeman's essays on architecture, first published to coincide with an exhibition... more...
- Overlook 2010; US$ 16.99
Norman Foster is a phenomenon - as an architect, but also as an individual. He is responsible for a dozen or more of the most recognizable buildings of the last 30 years. Amongst many other buildings, Norman Foster is responsible for the design of Beijing's new airport, one of the world's largest, for the Rossiya tower in Moscow, in contention to... more...
- DK Publishing 2012; US$ 30.00
Great Buildings is a fabulous photographic tour of more than 50 of the world's most magnificent buildings. From monumental pyramids to the latest chrome and glass skyscrapers and sculptural-looking museums, the buildings are arranged chronologically, providing an excellent introduction to the history of architecture. more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2012; Not Available
A spectacular visual tour of the world's greatest buildings Great Buildings takes you an amazing tour of 50 of the world's architectural masterpieces from the Houses of Parliament to the Sydney Opera House. Discover how to "read" a building, identify key characteristics of architecture and get underneath the bricks and mortar with stunning 3-D cutaways. Come... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 10.44
Architecture, good and bad, is shaped by emotions. In Why We Build Rowan Moore shows how buildings are driven by human emotions and desires ? such as hope, power, money, sex, and the idea of home ? and how buildings then shape our experiences. He explores the making of buildings from conception to inhabitation, and reveals the paradoxical power of... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 49.95
Renato Salvi (b. 1956) completed his studies at the Eidgen÷ssische Technische Hochschule (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) in Zurich and at Sapienza University in Rome and served as assistant professor under Flora Ruchat and Vincent Mangeat. In 1998, he started his own architectural firm in DelÚmont, the capital of the newly created Swiss canton... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 84.95
Brunet Saunier Architecture - a leader in the design of hospitals and large-scale public buildings - has been developing a successful concept known as "Monospace". The book discusses and analyzes this concept in detail, presenting true-to-scale floor plans, cross-sections, architectural views, and other information. The Monospace concept is based on... more...