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  • Urban Revolution Nowby Lukasz Stanek; Christian Schmid; Ákos Moravánszky

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 59.95

    This volume is the first to develop Lefebvre’s concepts in social research and architecture by focusing on urban conjunctures in Barcelona, Belgrade, Berlin, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dhaka, Hong Kong, London, New Orleans, Nowa Huta, Paris, Toronto, São Paulo, Sarajevo, as well as in Mexico and Switzerland. With contributions by historians and... more...

  • World Heritage, Urban Design and Tourismby Luna Khirfan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    This book offers an interdisciplinary approach to the key relationships between heritage conservation, city space design, and tourism development in historic cities, linking theory and practice in a unique way. The book offers an investigation of three Middle Eastern historic cities, Aleppo, Acre and Salt, all of which face significant challenges of... more...

  • The Architecture of Industryby Mathew Aitchison

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Through a series of case studies, this book documents the changing nature of industrial building and planning from the beginning of the twentieth century to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Drawing on research from the United States, Europe and Australia, this collection of essays highlights key moments in industrial architecture and planning... more...

  • Skyscrapers and High Risesby Shana Priwer; Cynthia Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This work includes a brief history of skyscrapers as well as chapters on elevators and communications, facades and facing, mechanical and electrical systems, forces of nature, and much more. more...

  • Reinventing Civil Society: The Emerging Role of Faith-Based Organizationsby Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore; Richard C. Hula; Laura A. Reese

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This guide concentrates on resources that are useful, in an easy-to-use format to enable architects, designers and engineers to access a wealth of knowledge. Information allows users to find, evaluate and contact the resources that can save time and money in day-to-day practice. more...

  • Advertising Managementby Donald W Jugenheimer; Larry D Kelley; Fogarty Klein Monroe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    This comprehensive book is designed to serve as a primary text for the Advertising Management course that follows the more general Principles of Advertising course. It can stand alone, or, for instructors who prefer a case-based approach, it can be adopted together with "Cases in Advertising Management" (978-0-7656-2261-7) by the same authors. "Advertising... more...

  • Architecture and Movementby Peter Blundell Jones; Mark Meagher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The experience of movement, of moving through buildings, cities, landscapes and in everyday life, is the only involvement most individuals have with the built environment on a daily basis. User experience is so often neglected in architectural study and practice. Architecture and Movement tackles this complex subject for the first time, providing... more...

  • Sustainable Timber Designby Michael Dickson; Dave Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    This new resource covers the material selection, structural design and connections detailing of truly sustainable timber buildings through: consideration of the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction, including the importance of forestry and conservation a review of modern techniques to improve the durability,... more...

  • Lighting Designby Christopher Cuttle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    By reading this book, you will develop the skills to perceive a space and its contents in light , and be able to devise a layout of luminaires that will provide that lit appearance. Written by renowned lighting expert Christopher (Kit) Cuttle, the book: explains the difference between vision and perception, which is the distinction... more...

  • Cities of Lightby Sandy Isenstadt; Margaret Maile Petty; Dietrich Neumann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Cities of Light is the first global overview of modern urban illumination, a development that allows human wakefulness to colonize the night, doubling the hours available for purposeful and industrious activities.? Urban lighting is undergoing a revolution due to recent developments in lighting technology, and increased focus on sustainability and... more...