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  • Aktivhaus. Das Grundlagenwerk. Vom Passivhaus zum Energieplushausby Manfred Hegger

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 98.00

    The Active House is a logical development of existing building standards. It draws renewable energy from the sun and wind in order to cover energy needs as completely as possible. The basic ideas of the Active House are described in detail in this standard work and serve as a planning guide for all parties involved in the construction of Active Houses. more...

  • Reality Bytesby Bart Lootsma

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 42.00

    Reality Bytes is a collection of essays by Bart Lootsma from the last ten years. The title ?Reality Bytes? refers to a specific form of dealing with built reality which has become possible through new digital technologies. more...

  • Reality Bytesby Bart Lootsma

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 42.00

    Reality Bytes ist eine Sammlung von Essays von Bart Lootsma, geschrieben in den Jahren 1998 bis 2009. ?Bytes? ? nicht zu verwechseln mit ?Bites? (Bisse) ? bezieht sich auf den Mengenbegriff der Digitaltechnik. Reality Bytes ist auch gleichzeitig der Titel eines Essays von Bart Lootsma, in dem er das Verhältnis der Gesellschaft zu Architekten und Stadtplanern... more...

  • Plymouthby Jeremy Gould

    English Heritage Publishing 2015; US$ 5.82

    Post-war reconstruction offered unparalleled opportunities to the developing profession of urban planners to cast off the constraints imposed by historic infrastructure and produce a new vision of urban living, expressed in rationally designed city centres linked to suburban precincts and with modern integrated transport systems. Plymouth is the foremost... more...

  • Alston Moor, Cumbriaby Lucy Jessop; Matthew Whitfield; Andrew Davison

    English Heritage Publishing 2015; US$ 10.19

    Alston Moor is a large rural parish in Cumbria which historically both depended upon and provided important services for the agricultural and mineral industries of the North Pennines.Much of the area's settlement is dispersed among hamlets and single farmsteads. Isolated from major northern cities such as Carlisle and Newcastle by the surrounding... more...

  • Beauty Redeemedby Ellen Braae

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 91.00

    The recycling of post-industrial landscapes has been a topic of great interest both in landscape and urban design in the past 20 years. This book is a history, a design theory and a survey of seminal schemes all in one. It analyzes all ground-breaking European projects such as Peter Latz' Duisburg Nord, Parque del Clot in Barcelona or Parc aux Angéliques... more...

  • Ancoatsby Michael E Rose; Keith Falconer; Julian Holder

    English Heritage Publishing 2015; US$ 10.19

    First hailed as a wonder of the new industrial world, to later 19th-century commentators the name Ancoats became synonymous with dark satanic mills and urban poverty. This book intends to raise awareness of the wide range and varied character of the historic mills, buildings and canals which constitute the Ancoats townscape, and the forces and trends... more...

  • Blackpool's Seaside Heritageby Allan Brodie; Matthew Whitfield

    English Heritage Publishing 2015; US$ 10.19

    Blackpool is Britain?s favourite seaside resort. Each year millions of visitors come to walk on its three piers, ride donkeys, enjoy shows at the Winter Gardens, scream on the thrilling rides at the Pleasure Beach and ride the lift to the top of the Tower. Generations of holidaymakers have stayed in its hotels, lodging houses and bed and breakfasts... more...

  • English Garden Citiesby Mervyn Miller

    English Heritage Publishing 2015; US$ 10.19

    The Garden City Movement provided a radical new model for the design and layout of housing at the turn of the nineteenth century and set standards for the twentieth century which were of international significance. The vision of the movement?s founder, Ebenezer Howard, drew on many strands of political and utopian thought, and initially aimed at addressing... more...

  • Manninghamby Simon Taylor; Kathryn Gibson

    English Heritage Publishing 2015; US$ 10.19

    This book raises awareness of the wide range and varied character of the historic landscape and buildings which constitute Manningham, and the forces and trends which have contributed to its appearance over time. It tells the story, through its buildings and landscape, of Manningham?s development from a thinly populated rural township to a fully developed,... more...