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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
When did drawing become an integral part of architecture? Among several architects and artists who brought about this change during the Renaissance, Francesco di Giorgio Martini?s ideas on drawing recorded in his Trattati di architettura, ingegneria e arte militare (1475-1490) are significant. Francesco suggests that drawing is linked to the architect?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
This collection of previously unpublished essays from a diverse range of well-known scholars and architects builds on the architectural tradition of phenomenological hermeneutics as developed by Dalibor Veseley and Joseph Rykwert and carried on by David Leatherbarrow, Peter Carl and Alberto Pérez-Gómez. Taking an interdisciplinary approach and drawing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95
While the first half of the 20th century in architecture was, to a large extent, characterized by innovations in aesthetics (accompanied by succinct and polemical manifestoes), the post-war decades saw emerge a more refined and intellectual disciplinary framework that eventually metamorphosed into the highly theory-focused moment of the 'postmodern'.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon Kings, the book also discusses the establishment of a program of architectural education at the newly founded Real Academia de Bellas Artes... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 12.72
Das gedruckte Buch galt lange Zeit unangefochten als das wichtigste Organ geisteswissenschaftlicher Forschung. Doch in den letzten Jahren ist ein ganzes Gefüge von Medien, Werten und Praktiken in Bewegung geraten. Mit den Möglichkeiten digitaler Forschung und Kommunikation sowie Forderungen nach einer Standardisierung von Publikationen wirkt das Schreiben... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 49.95
At first I didn?t get this book. Why persuade dozens of today?s best thinkers-about-architecture to contribute to an opus on the exalted topic of architectural design?and put it in a petite package just a tad larger than 8? x 6?? Why not do it hard cover?instead of lightweight and plastic-covered? But, it?s Andy Pressman?s work, and I really like... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 49.95
This book is devoted to practical building and room acoustics, illustrated by numerous examples. It introduces the basics for the different specialists in a design team and for the client and guides them in the drawing up of sensible acoustic specifications. The book is also written for non-specialists and gives an outline of potential problems shows... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 78.95
This significant reader brings together for the first time the most important essays concerning the intersecting subjects of gender, space and architecture. Carefully structured and with numerous introductory essays, it guides the reader through theoretical and multi-disciplinary texts to direct considerations of gender in relation to particular architectural... more...