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  • Rules for Modern Lifeby Sir David Tang

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 18.32

    Do gentlemen wear shorts? What are the rules regarding interior decor in a high-security prison? Is it ever acceptable to send Valentine's cards to one's pets? The twenty-first century is an age of innumerable social conundrums. Around every corner lies a potential faux pas waiting to happen. But if you've ever struggled for the right response... more...

  • Palazzos of Powerby Aaron V. Wunsch; Joseph E.B. Elliott; David E. Nye

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    "If it isn't Electric, it isn't Modern." Such was the slogan of the Philadelphia Electric Company, developer of an unprecedented network of massive metropolitan power stations servicing greater Philadelphia at the turn of the twentieth century. These once-brilliant sentinels of civic utility and activity were designed to convey "solidity and immensity"... more...

  • The Permaculture Promiseby Jono Neiger; Toby Hemenway

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2016; US$ 15.95

    The Permaculture Promise offers an optimistic, innovative approach to reversing direction and adopting practices that will regenerate, rather than exhaust, Earth?s resources.  more...

  • Becoming Landownersby Victoria C. Stead; Brij V. Lal

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 68.00

    Across Melanesia, the ways in which people connect to land are being transformed by processes of modernization?globalization, the building of states and nations, practices and imaginaries of development, the legacies of colonialism, and the complexities of postcolonial encounters. Melanesian peoples are becoming landowners, Stead argues, both in... more...

  • Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorialby Paul Chapman

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 30.00

    This is a comprehensive and highly emotive volume, borne of years of intensive research and many trips to the battlefields of the Great War. It seeks to humanise Tyne Cot cemetery, to offer the reader a chance to engage with the personal stories of the soldiers whose names have been chiseled there in stone. Poignant stories of camaraderie, tragic... more...

  • Thinking the Contemporary Landscapeby Christophe Girot; Dora Imhof

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 40.99

    On the heels of our groundbreaking books in landscape architecture, James Corner's Recovering Landscape and Charles Waldheim's Landscape Urbanism Reader, comes another essential reader, . Examining our shifting perceptions of nature and place in the context of environmental challenges and how these affect urbanism and architecture, the seventeen essayists... more...

  • Fundamentals of Turfgrass Managementby Nick E. Christians; Aaron J. Patton; Quincy D. Law

    Wiley 2016; US$ 135.00 US$ 117.00

    The classic turfgrass management handbook, updated with new developments in the field Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management is the bestselling guide with expert coverage of basic turfgrass science and all aspects of practical care. Now in its fifth edition, this industry favorite offers the latest information on growth, nutrition, herbicides,... more...

  • The Year-Round Solar Greenhouseby Lindsey Schiller; Marc Plinke

    New Society Publishers 2016; US$ 29.99

    Build your own passive solar greenhouse for year-round food production in any climate more...

  • Antiochia in der Spätantikeby Gunnar Brands

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 27.16

    Unser Bild von Antiochia am Orontes, eine der Metropolen der römischen Welt, wird im wesentlichen von den Berichten antiker Autoren geprägt. Gemessen daran ist die spätantike Stadt archäologisch weitgehend gestaltlos geblieben. Doch zeichnet sich immer deutlicher ab, dass die Stadt als Folge von Eroberungen und Naturkatastrophen, aber... more...

  • Urban Water Trajectoriesby Sarah Bell; Adriana Allen; Pascale Hofmann; Tse-Hui Teh

    Springer International Publishing 2016; Not Available

    Water is an essential element in the future of cities. It shapes cities? locations, form, ecology, prosperity and health. The changing nature of urbanisation, climate change, water scarcity, environmental values, globalisation and social justice mean that the models of provision of water services and infrastructure that have dominated for the past... more...