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  • 150 Best of the Best Loft Ideasby Inc. LOFT Publications

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 19.99

    Filled with beautiful full-color photographs and detailed illustrations, an irresistible collection profiling 150 of the latest trends in contemporary loft design. The ultimate resource for designing and decorating loft spaces, 150 Best of the Best Loft Ideas presents 150 stunning lofts constructed and designed by notable architects and designers... more...

  • 150 Best Tiny Home Ideasby Manel Gutiérrez Couto

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 19.99

    The latest volume in the 150 Best series, 150 Best Tiny Home Ideas showcases a wide selection of urban and rural homes from around the world that exemplify tiny home living. Filled with detailed, full-color photographs, comprehensive layout illustrations, and informative descriptions, this useful guidebook responds to the space limitations of... more...

  • Advancing Wood Architectureby Achim Menges; Tobias Schwinn; Oliver David Krieg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In light of environmental challenges architecture is facing, wood is no longer regarded as outmoded, nostalgic, and rooted in the past, but increasingly recognized as one of the most promising building materials for the future. Recent years have seen unprecedented innovation of new technologies for advancing wood architecture. Advancing Wood Architecture... more...

  • Design/Build with Jersey Devilby Charlie Hailey

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 21.99

    Steve Badanes, Jim Adamson, and John Ringel believe an architect's job does not stop at designing a building, but that it extends to constructing it as well. Now working into their fifth decade, Jersey Devil, the loose-knit group they founded in 1972, bands together under this design/build ethos that an architect's place is just as much on the job... more...

  • Space and Time Visualisationby Maria Bostenaru Dan; Cerasella Craciun

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book explores expertise relevant for two working groups of NeDiMAH, a European Science Foundation (ESF) funded Research Networking Programme. It examines mapping methods, procedures, tools, criticism, awareness, challenges and solutions around the concepts of ?Space and Time? and ?Information Visualization?. The chapters explore digital methods... more...

  • Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Bodyby Sarah Schrank; Didem Ekici

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture, and the Body brings together cutting-edge scholarship examining the myriad ways that architects, urban planners, medical practitioners, and everyday people have applied modern ideas about health and the body to the spaces in which they live, work, and heal. The book?s contributors explore North American and European... more...

  • Urban Squares as Places, Links and Displaysby Jon Lang; Nancy Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    To attract investment and tourists and to enhance the quality of life of their citizens, municipal authorities are paying considerable attention to the quality of the public domain of their cities ? including their urban squares. Politicians find them good places for rallies. Children consider squares to be playgrounds, the elderly as places to catch-up... more...

  • Seismic Isolation for Architectsby Andrew Charleson; Adriana Guisasola

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 68.95

    Seismic isolation offers the highest degree of earthquake protection to buildings and their inhabitants. Modern applications of the technology are less than 50 years old and uptake in seismically active regions continues to soar. Seismic Isolation for Architects is a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice in this field. Based on... more...

  • Creative Approaches to Planning and Local Developmentby Abdelillah Hamdouch; Torill Nyseth; Christophe Demaziere; Anniken Førde; José Serrano; Nils Aarsæther

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book project highlights creative approaches to planning and local development. The dynamic complexity, diversity and fluidity which characterize contemporary society represent challenges for planning and development endeavours. While research and policy work has extensively focused on large cities and on metropolitan regions, there has been relatively... more...

  • Place and Placelessness Revisitedby Robert Freestone; Edgar Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Since its publication in 1976, Ted Relph?s Place and Placelessness has been an influential text in thinking about cities and city life across disciplines, including human geography, sociology, architecture, planning, and urban design. For four decades, ideas put forward by this seminal work have continued to spark debates, from the concept of placelessness... more...