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  • Constructionsby Michael Hensel; Christian Cordua

    Wiley 2015; US$ 41.50

    The current trend for constructing experimental structures isnow an international phenomenon. It has been taken up worldwide bydesign professionals, researchers, educators and students alike.There exists, however, distinct and significant tendencies withinthis development that require further investigation. This issue ofAD takes on this task by examining... more...

  • Practical Poetics in Architectureby Leon van Schaik

    Wiley 2015; US$ 46.50

    Integrate poetics into real-world spaces by bringing theory down to earth Practical Poetics in Architecture takes poetics out of the theory class and into the design studio, showing architects how the atmospheric and experiential qualities of built structures can be intentionally considered and planned. With an emphasis on analysing and explaining... more...

  • Pavilions, Pop Ups and Parasolsby Leon van Schaik

    Wiley 2015; US$ 41.50

    Contributors: Rob Bevan, Peter Bishop, Pia Ednie-Brown, RoanChing Yueh, Beatrice Galillee, Dan Hill, Martyn Hook, Minsuk Cho,Andrea Kahn, Felicity Scott and Akira Suzuki. Contributing Architects: Alisa Andrasek/Biothing, PeterCook/CRAB Studio, CJ Lim/Studio 8, Tom Holbrook/5 th Studio, Matthias Hollwich/HKWN, Mamou-Mani Architects and Benedetta... 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 Jeremy Gould; Caroline Gould

    English Heritage Publishing 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...

  • Mysteries of the Mallby Witold Rybczynski

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 27.99

    A deep exploration of modern life that examines our cities, public places, and homes Following How Architecture Works , Witold Rybczynski casts a seasoned critical eye over the modern scene with Mysteries of the Mall . His subject is nothing less than the broad setting of our metropolitan world.      In thirty-five discerning essays, Rybczynski... more...

  • Materials and Meaning in Contemporary Japanese Architectureby Dana Buntrock

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    In this beautiful and perceptive book, Dana Buntrock examines, for the first time, how tradition is incorporated into contemporary Japanese architecture. Looking at the work of five architects ? Fumihiko Maki, Terunobu Fujimori, Ryoji Suzuki, Kengo Kuma, and Jun Aoki ? Buntrock reveals the aims influencing many wonderful works barely known in the... more...

  • Manufacturing Material Effectsby Branko Kolarevic; Kevin Klinger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    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...

  • New Eco Homesby Manel Gutierrez

    HarperCollins 2015; Not Available

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  • Working Toward Sustainabilityby Charles J. Kibert; Martha C. Monroe; Anna L. Peterson; Richard R. Plate; Leslie Paul Thiele

    Wiley 2011; US$ 70.00

    A comprehensive introduction to the ethics of sustainability for empowering professionals and practitioners in many different fields By building the framework for balancing technological developments with their social and environmental effects, sustainable practices have grounded the vision of the green movement for the past few decades. Now deeply... more...