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  • History of Ottoman Architectureby J. Freely

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 194.00

    This book is a history of the architecture produced in Turkey under the Ottoman Empire. It focuses on extant buildings in the Republic of Turkey, particularly those in Istanbul and the empire’s earlier capitals in Bursa and Edirne. The book begins with a brief history of the Ottoman Empire, followed by an outline of the main features of Ottoman... more...

  • Light in Engineering, Architecture and the Environmentby K. Domke; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 234.00

    The light – a mysterious, weightless, almost non-material substance, that surrounds all of us, that brings the peace of the day at every dawn, that extends the space around us, making it accessible to our senses and that impacts our life, activity and esthetic sensations. The symbol of divinity, life, truth and beauty. A force that guarantees... more...

  • BIM and Integrated Designby Randy Deutsch

    Wiley 2011; US$ 80.00 US$ 69.33

    “Ready or not, it’s high time to make BIM a part of your practice, or at least your vocabulary, and this book has as much to offer beginners as it does seasoned users of building information modeling software.” —Chicago Architect The first book devoted to the subject of how BIM affects individuals and organizations working... more...

  • Japanese Architecture: A Short Historyby A.L. Sadler; Mira Locher

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 11.95

    This timeless guide to Japanese architecture is of enormous historical importance to the understanding of Japanese design and culture. Pioneering Japanologist A. L. Sadler's invaluable study of Japanese architecture first appeared in 1941. Considered a classic in its field, unequaled in clarity and insight, Japanese Architecture A Short History... more...

  • Impressions of Japanese Architectureby Ralph Adams Cram; Mira Locher

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    "The best book on Japanese architecture ever produced by a Westerner." ? The American Architect Japanese architecture is undoubtedly less well known and less appreciated than the architecture of any other civilized nation. Not only this, but it is almost universally misjudged, and while the world has by degrees come to know and admire the pictorial... more...

  • Licht für Städteby Ulrike Brandi; Christoph Geissmar-Brandi

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 59.68

    Die Verbesserung der öffentlichen Beleuchtung ist eine wirkungsvolle und zugleich kostengünstige Massnahme, um die Attraktivität von Innenstädten nachhaltig zu erhöhen. Entsprechend viele Städte in Deutschland und Europa haben dies bereits erkannt und leisten sich auf der Basis von Masterplänen eine komplett neue Stadtbeleuchtung, um dadurch in Konkurrenz mit... more...

  • The Colours of ...by Erik Mattie

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 48.82

    Farbe ist unlösbar mit der Architektur verbunden ? als Medium der Gestaltung, aber auch als eigene Qualität prägt sie Form und Textur des Gebauten. Das Buch präsentiert Farbgestaltungen avancierter Architektur, die in technologischer wie in ästhetischer Hinsicht außerordentlich sind, für ein breites Spektrum von Bauaufgaben: vom Apartment... more...

  • Managing the Brief for Better Designby Alastair Blyth; John Worthington

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 90.00

    Based on extensive research, this book offers an understanding of the briefing process and its importance to the built environment. The coverage extends beyond new build covering briefing for services and fit-outs. Prepared by an experienced and well known team of authors, the book clearly explains how important the briefing process is to both the... more...

  • The Courts of Pre-Colonial South Indiaby Jennifer Howes

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    This book investigates how the material culture of South Indian courts was perceived by those who lived there in the pre-colonial period. Howes peels away the standard categories used to study Indian palace space, such as public/private and male/female, and replaces them with indigenous descriptions of space found in court poetry, vastu shastra and... more...

  • Smart Materials and Technologies in Architectureby Michelle Addington; Daniel Schodek

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95

    Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new "smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problems in building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diverse but largely idiosyncratic nature, because relatively few architects have access to information... more...