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- The Ivy Press 2013; US$ 13.09
Exactly what did Roman architects do for us? Can you identify a voussoir or a vault? What is ?architecture of the veil?? Are you able to articulate on Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles? And who was the father of the skyscraper? This set of 50 explanations of the innovations, theories, styles, and developments in architecture will equip you with all... more...
- Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 21.99
Recent technological developments in biology, computation, cybernetics, engineering, industrial design, materials, and robotics allow architecture to evolve beyond static functionality and become an active participant?with the capacity to perceive, react to, and connect?with humans and the natural world. The first process-based guide by Michael Fox... more...
- American Planning Association 2016; US$ 28.99
The Pacific Northwest is green to the extreme. Yet a day trip can go from pristine wilderness to downtown Seattle, Portland, or Vancouver. How are these commercial and cultural hot spots keeping nature and growth in balance ? and what's coming next? Trace the path from forests and fish to bikes and brews as Planning the Pacific Northwest continues... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 24.99
This Thai gardening book presents the finest luxury gardens of Thailand and is of enormous importance to the field of tropical gardening. Containing over 250 photographs by world-renowned Italian photographer Luca Invernizzi Tettoni and authoritative text by gardening expert William Warren, Thai Garden Style is a unique book. Showcasing many... more...
- Springer Milan 2009; US$ 13.55
Matematica e cultura, binomio sorprendente? Potrebbe sembrare ma da qualche anno si sono aperti dei grandi ponti tra le ?due culture?. A Venezia, citta? di ponti e di culture, si parla da oramai dieci anni di cultura e di matematica, si parla di arte, architettura, cinema, letteratura, ambiente, filosofia, di bolle di sapone, di Corto Maltese ed Hugo... more...
- Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available
In the absence of federal leadership, states and localities are stepping forward to address critical problems like climate change, urban sprawl, and polluted water and air. Fortunately, they have dynamic, innovative models outside U.S. borders. Green Cities of Europe draws on the world's best examples of sustainability to show how other cities can... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2013; US$ 9.99
The Royal Opera House receives over 1 million visitors a year. Published jointly by the ROH and Oberon Books, this is the first ever guide to the magnificently rebuilt theatre. The guide covers the fascinating and turbulent history of the theatre at Covent Garden since the early 18th century, its recent redevelopment, the majestic auditorium and Linbury... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 178.95
Growth in photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing worldwide continues its upward trajectory. This bestselling guide has become the essential tool for installers, engineers and architects, detailing every subject necessary for successful project implementation, from the technical design to the legal and marketing issues of PV installation. Beginning with resource... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00
This highly readable guide explains the main features of contracts applicable to the design, construction and servicing of civil, building, electrical or mechanical works. The emphasis throughout is on practical guidance, with clear explanations of the essential elements including legality, uncertainty, undue influence, agencies, overseas works, sub-contracts... more...