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  • Le Corbusier ? Choix de lettresby Jean Jenger

    Birkhäuser 2002; US$ 91.00

    This selection of Le Corbusier?s most interesting letters takes us on a fascinating discovery of the man behind the architecture. more...

  • Le Corbusier ? L'Unité d habitation de Marseille / The Unité d Habitation in Marseillesby Jacques Sbriglio

    Birkhäuser 2004; US$ 39.00

    A compact monograph on the famous Unité d?habitation in Marseille, a pioneering achievement in social housing,in the successful series Guides Le Corbusier . 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...

  • MORI Buildingby Minoru Mori

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 31.98

    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 miracle... more...

  • Manufacturing Material Effectsby Branko Kolarevic; Kevin Klinger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.00

    Designers are becoming more directly involved in the fabrication process from the earliest stages of design. This book showcases the design and research work by some of the leading designers, makers and thinkers today. This highly illustrated text brings together a wealth of information and numerous examples from practice which will appeal to both... more...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 99.00

    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...

  • Mehr als Wohnenby Margrit Hugentobler; Andreas Hofer; Pia Simmendinger

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00

    Die Siedlung ?mehr als wohnen' in Zürich ist ein Leuchtturmprojekt für nachhaltiges genossenschaftliches Wohnen. Dreizehn Gebäude bieten Wohn- und Arbeitsraum für 1100 Menschen und dienen den beteiligten 30 Genossenschaften als Innovationsplattform. Über ungewöhnliche Familien-, Alters-, und Cluster-Wohnungen sowie Serviceangebote (Gästehaus,... more...

  • Metric Handbookby Pamela Buxton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 87.95

    Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and evolving building types Many chapters revised including housing, transport, offices, libraries and hotels New chapter on flood-aware design Sustainable design integrated into chapters throughout Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects... more...

  • More than Housingby Margrit Hugentobler; Andreas Hofer; Pia Simmendinger

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00

    This special issue of the Living Concepts presents the ?mehr als wohnen? site development in Zurich which is a flagship project for sustainable housing of the Swiss cooperative building society of the same name. Thirteen buildings offer living and working space for over thousand people, and, for the thirty participating cooperatives,... more...

  • Möglichkeiten zur Einführung umweltschonender Bau- und Siedlungskonzepte im Wohnungsbau in Chinaby Longbin Zhu

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2006; US$ 35.37

    Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht Umsetzungsmöglichkeiten umweltschonender Bau- und Siedlungskonzepte im Wohnungsbau in der Provinz Jiangsu (China) im Vergleich zu Deutschland. Vier umweltrelevante Aspekte im ökologischen Wohn- und Siedlungsbau werden betrachtet: Energie, Fläche/Boden, Wasser und Material. Neben der Baukonstruktion, Gebäude- und Siedlungstechnik... more...