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  • Conversations with Paolo Soleriby Lissa McCullough

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Conversations with Paolo Soleri , the newest volume in our popular Conversations series, offers timely thinking in response to our global environmental crisis. Drawn from the visionary architect's personal notebooks and sketchbooks, Soleri's most recently (2004?2009) documented ideas respond to contemporary issues such as climate change, oil dependence,... more...

  • The Dissertationby Iain Borden; Katerina Rüedi 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... more...

  • The Return of Natureby Preston Scott Cohen; Erika Naginski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Return of Nature asks you to critique your conception of nature and your approach to architectural sustainability and green design. What do the terms mean? Are they de facto design requirements? Or are they unintended design replacements? The book is divided into five parts giving you multiple viewpoints on the role of the relations between... 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...

  • Japanese Architecture as a Collaborative Processby Dana Buntrock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95

    Architects throughout the world hold Japan's best architecture in high regard, considering the country's buildings among the world's most carefully crafted and innovative. While many books, magazines, and exhibitions have focused on the results of architectural practice in Japan, this book is the first to explain the reasons for Japan's remarkable... more...

  • Umhüllen und Konstruierenby Susanne Wartzeck; Eva Maria Herrmann; Martin Krammer; Jörg Sturm

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 63.00

    Das Buch zeigt auf, wie das Zusammenspiel aus Tragkonstruktion und Gebäudehülle - vom Sockel über die Außenwand bis zum Dach - funktioniert und welche Kriterien die Auswahl eines Systems beeinflussen, dessen Bandbreite sich von einschichtigen massiven Wänden bis hin zu komplexen Fassadensystemen bewegt. Der fünfte Band der Reihe SCALE ist ein unverzichtbares... more...

  • Hauswartungby Ignaz Strebel

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    Hauswartung ist mehr als das Ersetzen von Teilen unddie Wiederherstellung des Originalzustandes einesGebäudes.Hauswarte tragen wesentlich zur Lebensqualität in Wohnsiedlungen bei. Für dieaktuelle Studie des ETH Wohnforums wurdenein Jahr lang die Profihauswartung einer grossen Wohnbaugenossenschaft, ein mobiler Hauswartdienst und zwei stationäre Hauswarte... more...

  • Urban Commonsby Mary Dellenbaugh; Martin Schwegmann; Markus Kip

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 42.00

    This volume examines various key topics of urban commons theoretically and empirically through a wide spectrum of international case studies providing perspectives from a variety of cities as diverse as Berlin, Hyderabad and Seoul. A wider discussion of commons in current scientific and activist literature from housing, public space, to urban infrastructure,... more...

  • Urban Strategies Postgraduate Programby Wolf Prix

    Ambra 2015; US$ 30.00

    Established in 2005 the Urban Strategies Postgraduate Program at the University of Applied Arts Vienna investigates the urban domain focusing on the scale where architecture and urbanism overlap. Urban Strategies Postgraduate Program Investigations 2005 ? 2011 summarizes the works of 70 students from all over the world, including statements of current... more...

  • Manage A Home Build And Renovation Project 4th Editionby Leonard Sales

    Little, Brown Book Group 2009; US$ 6.47

    Undertaking a building or renovation project can be a bit daunting. But with the help of this book you will be in control at all times, confident in your decision making, and sure of getting the job done on time and to a high standard. It includes proven and simple-to-use management techniques that would suit projects ranging from one thousand to one... more...