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  • Negotiating Domesticityby Hilde Heynen; Gülsüm Baydar

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 73.95

    In the home the intricate relations between architecture, gender and domesticity become visible.  Negotiating Domesticity  investigates the many and complex themes evoked by the interconnections between these terms. Topics covered include famous as well as less well-known architectural examples and architects, which are explored from sociological,... more...

  • Material Mattersby Katie Lloyd Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 58.95

    Bringing together texts and work by theorists and practitioners who are making material central to their work, this book reflects the diverse areas of inquiry which are expanding current material discourse. Focusing on the cultural, political, economic, technological and intellectual forces which shape material practices in architecture, the contributors... more...

  • A crisis of the objectby Gevork Hartoonian

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 104.95

    Looking back over the twentieth century, Hartoonian discusses the work of three major architects: Peter Eisenman, Frank Gehry and Bernard Tschumi, in reference to their theoretical positions and historicizes present architecture in the context of the ongoing secularization of the myths surrounding the traditions of nineteenth century architecture... more...

  • Materials, Specification and Detailingby Norman Wienand

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    Continuing in the holistic philosophy of the Technologies of Architecture series, this volume examines the various layers of knowledge, skills and mechanisms that make up the many approaches to the essential function of technical design in the creation of successful buildings. Well-illustrated with case studies, the author draws on his extensive... more...

  • The Classical Orders of Architectureby Robert Chitham

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95

    This is the only publication that presents a modern interpretation of the Classical Orders. The new edition of this successful title now includes the proportions in both metric and imperial measurements to make the orders more accessible and to provide a valuable reference for designers. The inclusion of both 100-part and 96-part systems of proportion... more...

  • Decoding the Cityby Dietmar Offenhuber; Carlo Ratti

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 49.00

    Thetwo authorsof the MIT based SENSEable City Lab show how Big Data change reality and, hence, the way we deal with the city. They demonstrate how the Lab interprets digital data as material that can be used for the formulation of a different urban future. The publication also looks at the negative aspects of the city-related data acquisition and control. more...

  • Designing and Building Fiddle Yardsby Richard Bardsley

    Crowood 2014; US$ 21.86

    This invaluable, well-illustrated book is essential reading for all those railway modellers who are considering building a fiddle yard. The fiddle yard is a train storage area for locomotives and rolling stock that often remains out of view. For the modeller, it represents the 'rest of the railway network' and it is essential for layouts as it is... more...

  • University Trendsby Jonathan Coulson; Paul Roberts; Isabelle Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    A university campus is a place with special resonance: conjuring images of cloistered quadrangles and wood-panelled libraries, often echoing centuries of scholarly tradition. And yet it is also a place of cutting-edge science, interactive learning, youth, vibrancy, and energy. It is this dual nature which makes the physical environment of a university... more...

  • Architecture and the Welfare Stateby Mark Swenarton; Tom Avermaete; Dirk van den Heuvel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    In the decades following World War Two, and in part in response to the Cold War, governments across Western Europe set out ambitious programmes for social welfare and the redistribution of wealth that aimed to improve the everyday lives of their citizens. Many of these welfare state programmes - housing, schools, new towns, cultural and leisure centres... more...

  • Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 Essentialsby Ryan Duell; Tobias Hathorn; Tessa Reist Hathorn

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.99

    Your step-by-step guide to learning Autodesk Revit Architecture This detailed introduction to Revit Architecture features straightforward explanations and real-world, hands-on tutorials to teach new users the software's core features and functions. Presented in the context of real-world workflows, and using real-world projects, each chapter contains... more...