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  • Balinese Architectureby Davison Julian; Luca Invernizzi Tettoni; Bruce Granquist; Mubinas Hanafi; Nengah Enu

    Tuttle Publishing 2014;

    Balinese style villas and resorts are popping up everywhere—from Ibiza to St Barts to Singapore. But what is Balinese architecture? And why is it so popular today? Traditional Balinese houses, temples and pavilions are designed to allow man to exist in harmony with the natural forces of the universe—reflecting core Balinese beliefs about man's place... more...

  • raumverlorenby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00

    How do we provide spatial orientation to people with dementia? The book examines this question in a comprehensive way with diverse expert contributions and documentation of successful projects that identify the specific challenges facing different disciplines. Eckhard Fedderson is an architect who specializes in building for the elderly. Insa Lüdtke... more...

  • lost in spaceby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00

    How can we provide good spatial orientation for people with dementia?This question is addressed extensively in a selection of professional essays and projects that also carve out specific requirements for various disciplines. The book is a useful guide to all disciplines involved in design and planning but also to friends and family memebers. more...

  • Dolphin Squareby Terry Gourvish

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 53.99

    Blending social history with pioneering architecture and business analysis, Dolphin Square provides a detailed history of the London landmark and its antecedents. Dolphin Square was and is no ordinary block of flats. Built on a massive scale to a high density in the mid-1930s, it was a pioneering example of concrete design, and when completed was... more...

  • The Holy City of Medinaby Harry Munt

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Examines the emergence of Medina as a holy city, focusing on the historical developments of the first three Islamic centuries. more...

  • Residential Lighting Designby Marcus Steffen

    Crowood 2014;

    Good lighting is essential to a building. An effective design is not just about introducing light into a space, but rather an appreciation of how the space will be used. A good lighting design is so intertwined with the building that it is only noticed in its absence. This book introduces the tools of the lighting designer and explains how to produce... more...

  • Masters of their Craftby Shirley Rose Evans

    The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 39.76

    In this informative and charming volume, Shirley Evans explores the lives of two of the most prominent designers of the nineteenth century; designers who have left their distinctive mark on buildings and gardens throughout the British Isles. William Andrews Nesfield and Eden Nesfield, father and son, were infatuated with the beauty and romance of the... more...

  • Specificsby Prof. Christiane Sörensen; Karoline Liedtke

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 23.51

    Landscape architecture's fundamental task is to uncover and develop the specificity of a site. SPECIFICS emphasizes the differences of qualities of a location and invites to focus and concentrate on significant strategies for research and teaching in view of recent insights and global developments. In this book, scientists, planners, landscape architects,... more...

  • Remembering the Cultural Geographies of a Childhood Homeby Peter Hughes Jachimiak

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book is primarily structured by the author's memories of living in his own Welsh childhood home during the 1970s. Employing an innovative auto-ethnographic approach to investigate the otherness of the places that make up the childhood home and its neighbourhood in relation to memory-derived and memory-imbued cultural geographies, Remembering... more...

  • Space in the Medieval Westby Meredith Cohen; Fanny Madeline

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    In the last two decades, research on spatial paradigms and practices has gained momentum across disciplines and periods, including the field of medieval studies. Responding to this ‘spatial turn’ in the humanities, the essays collected here generate new ideas about how medieval space was defined, constructed, and practiced in Europe, particularly... more...