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  • "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind"by Scott Larson

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 28.95

     The antagonism between urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs and master builder Robert Moses may frame debates over urban form, but in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson aims to use the Moses-Jacobs rivalry as a means for examining and understanding the New York City administration's redevelopment strategies and actions.... more...

  • "Chroma - Design, Architektur und Kunst in Farbe"by Petra Schmidt; Barbara Glasner

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 48.95

    Color is central to creative work. This illustrated book embraces the sensuous experience of color, inspiring and seducing the reader with projects by outstanding artists, designers, and architects like Gerhard Richter, Konstantin Grcic, and Sauerbruch Hutton, who have formulated characteristic chromatic worlds. more...

  • "Muster ? Ornament, Struktur und Verhalten"by Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis; Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 32.00

    Hochkomplexe Muster beruhen auf einfachen Regeln. Muster und Musterbildung bekommen heute als Grundlage der Systematisierung und der Beschreibung hochkomplexer Vorgänge und Phänomene eine neue, zentrale Bedeutung. Welche Vorstellung von Muster muss im derzeitigen Architekturdiskurs verwendet werden? more...

  • "Portuguese" Style and Luso-African Identityby Peter A. Mark

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95

    In this detailed history of domestic architecture in West Africa, Peter Mark shows how building styles are closely associated with social status and ethnic identity. Mark documents the ways in which local architecture was transformed by long-distance trade and complex social and cultural interactions... more...

  • The $12 Million Stuffed Sharkby Don Thompson

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 17.99

    Why would a smart New York investment banker pay $12 million for the decaying, stuffed carcass of a shark? By what alchemy does Jackson Pollock?s drip painting No. 5, 1948 sell for $140 million?             Intriguing and entertaining, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark is a Freakonomics approach to the economics and psychology of the contemporary... more...

  • The $50 Home Makeoverby Shaunna West

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 22.99

    Stunning and easy projects for less than $50 each! With The $50 Home Makeover , you can finally turn your living space into your home! This inspiring book offers 75 fun and creative ideas that will help give your place the stylish, modern look that you've always wanted--without having to spend a fortune. Each of these imaginative ideas cost less... more...

  • Ökologische Quartierserneuerungby Betül Bretschneider

    Springer 2014; US$ 29.99

    ?Die Studie untersucht eine im Rahmen des Wiener Stadterneuerungsprogramms aufzuwertende Erdgeschosszone der grunderzeitlichen Stadt, anhand aktueller stadtebaulicher Sanierungsvorhaben in Wien aber auch in Berlin und Leipzig: Welche Parameter und Maßnahmen stehen bei der nachhaltigen Umstrukturierung eines grunderzeitlichen Viertels mit seinen Straßenraumen,... more...

  • Über Form und Struktur – Geometrie in Gestaltungsprozessenby Cornelie Leopold

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    Formen und Strukturen werden als grundlegende Gestaltungsrelationen, insbesondere in Architektur und Produktdesign, untersucht. Die Autoren aus unterschiedlichen Disziplinen gehen der Frage nach, welche Rolle die Geometrie bei Formbildungsprozessen spielt. Traditionell kommt der Geometrie die Aufgabe zu, Formen erfassbar, darstellbar und umsetzbar... more...

  • 10 Amazing Bridgesby Chris Peacock

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 1.49

    This quick-read guide introduces the reader to ten of the most amazing bridges in the world. Including photographs of every bridge and a brief description of the history of the structure, this ebook has been specially formatted for today's e-readers. more...

  • 10 Buildings that Changed Americaby Dan Protess; Geoffrey Baer

    Agate Publishing 2013; US$ 35.00

    10 Buildings that Changed America is the story of our country's most influential works of architecture and the people who imagined them. It is a journey across America and inside these groundbreaking works of art and engineering. more...