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  • Architectural Security Codes and Guidelinesby Robert Wible

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 92.00 US$ 80.50

    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$ 109.38

    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$ 90.12

    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 Brian Mackay-Lyons; 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...

  • 50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Knowby PHILIP WILKINSO; Philip Wilkinson

    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...

  • Architecture for Psychiatric Environments and Therapeutic Spacesby E. Chrysikou

    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...

  • Coventryby Caroline Gould

    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...

  • Victorian Brick and Terra-Cotta Architecture in Full Colorby Pierre Chabat

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 24.00

    541 beautiful full-color architectural drawings illustrating the imaginative use of brickwork and terra-cotta appliqués in Victorian revival styles, reprinted from a rare portfolio by a well-known 19th-century French architect. Includes front and side elevations, floor plans, and detailed sections. 682 illustrations. Captions. Publisher's Note. more...

  • Understanding Frank Lloyd Wright's Architectureby Donald Hoffmann

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    Insightful study of principles of Wright's architecture. Over 120 photos, plans and illustrations of Robie House, Fallingwater, Taliesin, other masterworks. more...

  • Victorian Cottage Architectureby George F. Barber

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 13.99

    Reprint of rare catalog by one of America's most successful, late-19th-century domestic architects, with more than 100 designs for 68 houses. Elevations and floor plans for custom-designed homes in the Colonial, Romanesque, and Queen Anne styles, as well as plans for verandas, summer pavilions, and barns. Invaluable to architectural historians, preservationists,... more...