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  • Antoni Gaudíby Jeremy Roe

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926), Architekt und Künstler aus Barcelona, nimmt einen bedeutenden Platz in der Geschichte der spanischen Gegenwartskunst ein. Sein Umgang mit Farbe, die Verwendung verschiedener Materialien und die Einführung von Bewegung in seine Konstruktionen sind Innovationen auf dem Gebiet der Architektur. Antoni Gaudí hat in seinen Notizbüchern... more...

  • Escultura Griegaby Edmund von Mach

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    La escultura griega es, probablemente, el aspecto más conocido del arte griego. Para un contemporáneo, expresa el ideal de la belleza y de la perfección plástica. Es la primera de las artes clásicas que trató de liberarse de las restricciones imitativas, de la representación precisa de la naturaleza. Solo se conoce una mínima parte de la producción... more...

  • Introduction to Architectureby Francis D. K. Ching; James F. Eckler

    Wiley 2012; US$ 55.00

    A survey of the built environment distills the work of legendary author and illustrator Francis D. K. Ching into a single volume Introduction to Architecture presents the essential texts and drawings of Francis D. K. Ching for those new to architecture and design. With his typical highly graphic approach, this is the first introductory text from... more...

  • Persistent Modellingby Phil Ayres

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    With contributions from some of the world?s most advanced thinkers on this subject, this book is essential reading for anyone looking at new ways of thinking about the digital within architecture. It speculates upon implications of Persistent Modelling for architectural practice, reconsidering the relationship between architectural representation... more...

  • HOAI-Kommentarby Ulf Begher; Rudolf Jochem; Volker Cornelius; Wolfgang Kaufhold; Gert Karner; Dietrich Behnke; Cordula Heintze von Baeyer; Johannes Jochem; Philip Pürthner

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 139.00

    Seit dem 18. August 2009 ist die neue HOAI in Kraft getreten. Mit dieser vollständig überarbeiteten Auflage wird eine umfassende und praxisnahe juristische Kommentierung aller Leistungsbereiche der in der HOAI erfassten Architekten- und Ingenieurleistungen vorgelegt. Die Herausgeber kommentieren in Zusammenarbeit mit Fachingenieuren die gesamte Honorarordnung... more...

  • Two Spheresby Leonard R. Bachman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Explaining the connection between physical and strategic design, this book proposes an aesthetic connection between two equal aspects of architectural design: the Real and the Ideal. Addressing architectural thinkers from the broad realms of academia and practice, it is suitable either as a seminar text, a guide to contemporary design issues, or as... more...

  • Architectural Colour in the Professional Paletteby Fiona McLachlan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    How do architects use color? Do they adopt a different strategy or starting point for every project? Do they gradually cultivate individual color palettes, which develop alongside their body of built work? Do they utilize, or are they aware of, the body of theoretical work that underpins the use of color in the past, and forms the basis of most of... more...

  • Decentralized Development in Latin Americaby Paul Lindert; Otto Verkoren

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00

    The Latin American subcontinent appears to have reinvented itself in the 21st century. Its economy has been transformed under liberalization and globalisation. Decentralization and the democratic transition have modified the political environment, while local development approaches are replacing the (grand) national-regional development schemes. The... more...

  • Tony Hunt's Second Sketchbookby Tony Hunt; Sir Norman Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    Tony Hunt's Sketchbook illustrates the connection between brain and hand in conceiving structural concepts and details as possible solutions to structures in architecture. This new edition features 100 previously unpublished sketches. These sketches illustrate alternative structural concepts, ideas and details developed by Tony Hunt for over one... more...

  • Doorwayby Simon Unwin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Though we may take them for granted, doorways impinge on our lives in many ways. Their powers are even richer and more varied than those of the wall. They can change the ways we behave, and alter how we see our surroundings. They challenge us and protect our territories. They punctuate our experiences as we move from place to place. They set the geometry... more...