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- Springer Basel 2014; US$ 109.00
This book explores Persian architecture and mathematics, including domed structures and two-dimensional patterns, elaborate geometry and complex three-dimensional structures of historic monuments, from mathematical ideas to architectonic structures. more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2013; US$ 109.00
The human tendency to interpret, and create, the environment through numbers is pervasive, with instances from literature and the visual arts too numerous to mention. This special issue of the Nexus Network Journal considers examples in architecture. more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 30.52
Ob Gotik oder Großraumbüro: "Architektur verstehen" macht mit den wichtigsten Techniken, Gestaltungsmethoden und Aufgaben der Baukunst bekannt. Zentrale Themen sind die Baumaterialien, der Werkprozess, die sakralen und profanen Grundtypen der Architektur, die Stadtplanung sowie die Symbolik. Den Abschluss bilden einige grundsätzliche Überlegungen... more...
- Springer Basel 2014; US$ 109.00
This themed winter issue of the Nexus Network Journal focuses on architecture, systems research and computational sciences. With computer technology playing a growing role in both survey and design, the edition evinces the deep impact of IT on architecture. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00
Drawing on case studies from Lisbon, Porto, Istanbul, Stockholm and Rotterdam, this book explores the concept of resilience in urban planning, raising a number of theoretical debates, and suggesting a new methodological approach based on empirical evidence. more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 89.95
This volume features a collection of papers dedicated to Canons of Form-Making, in honor of the 500th anniversary of the birth of architect Andrea Palladio (1508-1580). Theorist as well as practitioner, Palladio's architecture was based on well-defined canons that he had gleaned from studying the treatises as well as the remains of architecture... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 209.00
The volume brings together contributions by leading scholars and young academics with experience in the urban potential of the territory in situations not necessarily linked to the dense metropolis, its compact form or to city sprawl. What brings these scholars together is their common reflection on this central theme, though from varied disciplinary... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00
In this book, international scholars offer innovative outlooks on the ethics of the built environment. They present a set of rigorous theoretical perspectives on urgent topics with regards to planning, from aesthetics to the rights of users. more...