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  • 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...

  • Splendors of Faithby Charles E. Nolan; Frank J. Methe

    LSU Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    Splendors of Faith showcases thirteen historic New Orleans Catholic churches of exceptional architectural and artistic beauty. Photographer Frank J. Methe provides sumptuously detailed color photographs of the churches? facades and their interior décor. Historian Charles E. Nolan offers detailed information about each edifice, its congregation, and... more...

  • Scripting Culturesby Mark Burry

    Wiley 2013; US$ 50.00

    With scripting, computer programming becomes integral to the digital design process. It provides unique opportunities for innovation, enabling the designer to customise the software around their own predilections and modes of working. It liberates the designer by automating many routine aspects and repetitive activities of the design process, freeing-up... 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...

  • Architectural Detailingby Edward Allen; Patrick Rand

    Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00

    This edition of the industry standard on architectural detailing includes new sections covering analysis and modification of existing details and design of new details, both basic and advanced. Revised to address sustainability and to reflect the International Building Code®, Architectural Detailing continues to deliver reliable, insightful information... more...

  • The Perfect Ofsted Lessonby Jackie Beere

    Crown House Publishing 2010; US$ 13.11

    How can a teacher make sure, in the brief time that an inspector (or other assessor) spends in their classroom, that the lesson ticks enough boxes to impress -- AND gain that outstanding grade? The Perfect (Ofsted) Lesson is a great new book by Jackie Beere designed to help improve school's Ofsted Results. Jackie Beere leads the teacher through the... more...

  • Losing Siteby Dr Shelley Hornstein; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    As Ruskin suggests in his Seven Lamps of Architecture: "We may live without [architecture], and worship without her, but we cannot remember without her." We remember best when we experience an event in a place. But what happens when we leave that place, or that place no longer exists? This book addresses the relationship between memory and place and... more...

  • The Gothic Enterpriseby Robert A. Scott

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 26.95

    The great Gothic cathedrals of Europe are among the most astonishing achievements of Western culture. Evoking feelings of awe and humility, they make us want to understand what inspired the people who had the audacity to build them. This engrossing book surveys an era that has fired the historical imagination for centuries. In it Robert A. Scott explores... more...

  • Greening Public Budgets in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asiaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 49.00

    Over the last two decades, the countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) have undergone significant political and economic reforms. As part of this reform agenda, they have started modernising their public administrations and expenditure management practices, bringing them closer to international standards. However, the recent... more...

  • Gaudíby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    O arquitecto e designer espanhol Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926) foi uma figura importante e influente na história da moderna arte espanhola. A utilização da côr, a grande variedade de materiais assim como a introdução de formas orgânicas nas suas construções foram uma inovação no domínio da arquitectura. No seu diário Gaudí expressa livremente os seus sentimentos... more...