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- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 76.00
ELIMINATE COSTLY AND POTENTIALLY DISASTEROUS CONCEPUTAL ERRORS IN YOUR NEXT STRUCTURAL DESIGN Make sure your next building project is free of the conceptual errors that can cause structural failure with McGraw Hill's Building Anatomy: An Illustrated Guide to How Structures Work. Packed with a wealth of informative diagrams and illustrations,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 92.00
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 125.00
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 Education 2007; US$ 103.00
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...
- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 28.00
The current issue of the journal UmBau examines the interconnections between the economy and urban planning and seeks alternatives to current planning imperatives. Are there private alternatives to public financing of public buildings and spaces? What are the implications of public responsibility for urban planning, and how is this responsibility... more...
- 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...
- Quercus 2010; US$ 12.99
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... 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...
- Historic England 2015; US$ 10.19
The Coventry Blitz of 14 November 1940 was a key event of the Second World War and in the growth of public consciousness of the destructive power of warfare. The medieval city, already undergoing rapid change, was largely destroyed on that night. The destruction was seen as an opportunity by some including the then City Architect, Donald Gibson. The... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 23.99
A stunning, full-color showcase of the latest innovations in sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design, featuring thirty-five diverse homes. Today?s architects, designers, building craftsman, and homeowners are becoming more environmentally conscious, choosing eco-friendly living spaces with small carbon footprints that are built with sustainable... more...