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  • Space in Americaby Klaus Benesch; Kerstin Schmidt

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 182.00

    America's sense of space has always been tied to what Hayden White called the "narrativization" of real events. If the awe-inspiring manifestations of nature in America (Niagara Falls, Virginia's Natural Bridge, the Grand Canyon, etc.) were often used as a foil for projecting utopian visions and idealizations of the nation's exceptional... more...

  • Development and Design of Heritage Sensitive Sitesby Kenneth Williamson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 65.95

    This is the first book to provide readers with the skills to assess development potential from a holistic standpoint. Until now, architectural books on conservation matters have focused on preservation at a strategic level and restoration at a technical level. This book offers the architect, developer or planner the rules and tools needed to gauge... more...

  • Eco-Architecture IIIby S. Hernandez; C.A. Brebbia; W.P De Wilde

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 474.00

    This book contains most of the papers presented in the Eco-Architecture 2010 conference, which was the third edition of the International Conference on Harmonisation between Architecture and Nature. Previous editions, that were very successful were held previously in the New Forest, UK, in 2006 and the Algarve, Portugal in 2008 and demonstrated the... more...

  • Design for Floodingby Donald Watson; Michele Adams

    Wiley 2010; US$ 90.00

    “ Design for Flooding contains considerable useful information for practitioners and students. Watson and Adams fill the void for new thinking…and they advance our ability to create more sustainable, regenerative, and resilient places.” —Landscape Architecture Magazine more...

  • Designing with Modelsby Criss B. Mills

    Wiley 2010; US$ 65.00

    Designing with Models , Second Edition is the revised, step-by-step guide to basic and advanced design process modeling. This comprehensive text explains the process from start to finish, and has been expanded to include up-to-date information on digital modeling programs and rapid prototyping processes. The impact of this new wave of 3D modeling... more...

  • Urban Microclimateby Evyatar Erell; David Pearlmutter; Terence Williamson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    Climatically responsive urban design is vital to any notion of sustainability: it enables individual buildings to make use of renewable energy sources for passive heating and cooling, it enhances pedestrian comfort and activity in outdoor spaces, and it may even encourage city dwellers to moderate their dependence on private vehicles. Urban Microclimate... more...

  • Mastering Revit Structure 2010by Thomas S. Weir; Jamie D. Richardson; David J. Harrington

    Wiley 2010; US$ 69.99

    Mastering Revit Structure 2010 covers both the basics and the advanced features and functions. Written by a team of authors who are deeply involved with the Revit community, Mastering Revit Structure 2010 explains the tools and functionality in the context of professional, real-world tasks and workflows. With hands-on tutorials to demonstrate the... more...

  • Towards Creative Learning Spacesby Jos Boys

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    Looking at relationships between learning and the spaces in which it takes place, this book considers the distinctiveness of post-compulsory education, and what matters about the design of its spaces. more...

  • Building A Revolutionby Charlie Q.L. Xue

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 40.00

    Building a Revolution: Chinese Architecture Since 1980 presents a picture of Chinese architecture in transition, as the entire economy shifted from being planned and state-controlled to being market-led. The book also examines the "national form" and Chinese identity, the impact of international architecture, housing reform, and the emergence of architects... more...

  • The Autopoiesis of Architectureby Patrik Schumacher

    Wiley 2011; US$ 50.00

    Take a theoretical approach to architecture with The Autopoiesis of Architecture , which presents the topic as a discipline with its own unique logic. Architecture's conception of itself is addressed as well as its development within wider contemporary society. Author Patrik Schumacher offers innovative treatment that enriches architectural theory... more...