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- WIT Press 2016; US$ 252.00
Comprising the proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Harmonisation between Architecture and Nature, the papers deal with topics such as building technologies, design by passive systems, design with nature, cultural sensitivity, life cycle assessment, resources and rehabilitation as well as many others. more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2016; US$ 32.50
If you focus on pattern, from texture and color to furniture and textiles, everything else will fall into place. Pattern is the strongest element in any room. In Living with Pattern , Rebecca Atwood demystifies how to use that element, a design concept that often confounds and confuses, demonstrating how to seamlessly mix and layer prints throughout... more...
- Melville House 2016; US$ 19.95
A guided tour of the physical Internet, as seen on, above, and below the city?s streets What does the Internet look like? It?s the single most essentail aspect of modern life, and yet, for many of us, the Internet looks like an open browser, or the black mirrors of our phones and computers. But in Networks of New York , Ingrid Burrington... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 315.00
Sustainability of Construction Materials, Second Edition, explores an increasingly important aspect of construction. In recent years, serious consideration has been given to environmental and societal issues in the manufacturing, use, disposal, and recycling of construction materials. This book provides comprehensive and detailed analysis... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99
Coal heated the homes, fuelled the furnaces and powered the engines of the Industrial Revolution. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries the coalfields ? distinct landscapes of colliery winding frames, slag heaps and mining villages ? made up Britain's industrial heartlands. Coal was known as 'black gold' but it was only brought to the surface with... more...
- Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 26.99
Along with plan and elevation, section is one of the essential representational techniques of architectural design; among architects and educators, debates about a project's section are common and often intense. Until now, however, there has been no framework to describe or evaluate it. Manual of Section fills this void. Paul Lewis, Marc Tsurumaki,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 25.99
Have you ever wondered where rocking chairs came from, or why cheap plastic chairs are suddenly everywhere? In Now I Sit Me Down , the distinguished architect and writer Witold Rybczynski chronicles the history of the chair from the folding stools of pharaonic Egypt to the ubiquitous stackable monobloc chairs of today. He tells the stories of the... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 107.50 US$ 93.17
Sustainable Steel Buildings will review steel and its potential as a sustainable building material. It will provide a comprehensive overview of sustainability, and show how steel can be used to deliver buildings and structures with a high level of sustainability. The book will focus on the advantages and disadvantages of steel and how those characteristics... more...