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  • Space, Place, and Landscape in Ancient Greek Literature and Cultureby Kate Gilhuly; Nancy Worman

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    This collection of essays produces new ways of understanding place, space, and landscape in classical Greek literature. more...

  • Bramante's Tempietto, the Roman Renaissance, and the Spanish Crownby Jack Freiberg

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 92.00

    This groundbreaking book situates Bramante's Tempietto at the center of an arts program that exalted Spain's quest for Christian hegemony. more...

  • Charles Robert Cockerell, Architect in Timeby Anne Bordeleau

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Focusing on how an important nineteenth-century architect addressed the already shifting relation between architecture, time and history, this book offers insights on issues still relevant today-the struggle between imitation and innovation, the definition (or rejection) of aesthetic experience, the grounds of architectural judgment (who decides and... more...

  • Building from Wasteby Dirk E. Hebel; Marta H. Wisniewska; Felix Heisel

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Aconceptual and practical look into materials and products which use waste as a renewable resource for architectural, interior, and industrial design. The inventory ranges from marketed products to advanced research and development, organized along the manufacturing processes: densified, reconfigured, transformed, designed and cultivated materials.A... more...

  • Ecotourism, Nature Conservation and Developmentby Aziza Chaouni

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 98.00

    Ecotourism is a major source for financing ecological environmental development. The fundamental challenge of this globally persued approach is how to unite the conflicting goals of ecotourism and nature conservation. The World Bank has co-financed a model project in Jordan. Landscape architecture took a leading role in the masterplanning. This book... more...

  • Schwellenräumeby

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Was ist ein Schwellenraum? Auftakt, Dazwischen, Schranke? Innen oder außen? Der Schwellenraum ist alles zusammen, meist sogar gleichzeitig. Till Boettger hat sich in Lehr- und Forschungsprojekten mit der Inszenierung des Ankommens und Empfangens befasst. Er hat räumliche Übergänge exemplarisch anhand von sechs Kulturbauten renommierter Architekten... more...

  • Threshold Spacesby Till Boettger

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Till Boettger has dealt in teaching and research projects closely with the architectural staging of arrival and reception. His book is a collection of exemplary phenomenological analyzes of spatial transitions in historical and modern cultural buildings by renowned architects. It also develops a methodology to optimize threshold rooms in all construction... more...

  • Daylighting Designby Mohamed Boubekri

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    The primary objective of daylight systems is to make maximum use of daylight for certain building types and climates. The book documents the various dimensions of the optimum use of daylight with particular reference to window orientation, light distribution, and prism technology, and discusses the health and economic related aspects. more...

  • Die Theorie der zentralen Orte in Israel und Deutschlandby Joachim Trezib

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 168.00

    Walter Christaller?s ?Central Place Theory? became one of the fundamental concepts in modern planning. Its traces were evident in Israel?s ?Sharon Plan? as well as in the National Socialist ?Masterplan for the East.? Central Place Theory aimed at optimizing the function of economic factors as well as the spatial distribution of the population. Joachim... more...

  • Understanding the Building Regulationsby Simon Polley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Do you need a concise, jargon-free and compact guide to the UK building regulations? Simon Polley boils down the regulations to their basic features, explaining the core principles behind them. Easy to read and light enough to carry around with you, this is the ideal introduction to a vital part of your remit as a building control officer, architect... more...