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  • Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstructionby Dr Tino Mager

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past. This book deals with the phenomenon of meticulous reconstruction in architecture. It argues that the politics of reconstruction go far beyond aesthetic considerations. Taking architecture... more...

  • Evidenceby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Once a crime has been committed, police search for evidence to identify, catch, and convict the perpetrators. This new title examines different types of evidence, how police identify and use them, and how that evidence is then applied in court. Evidence also looks at how key types of evidence have affected real-life criminal cases, the increasing role... more...

  • Fallout Shelterby David Monteyne

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 84.00

    In 1961, reacting to U.S. government plans to survey, design, and build fallout shelters, the president of the American Institute of Architects, Philip Will, told the organization's members that "all practicing architects should prepare themselves to render this vital service to the nation and to their clients." In an era of nuclear weapons,... more...

  • Spatial Planning for a Sustainable Singaporeby Tai-Chee Wong; Belinda Yuen; Charles Goldblum

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 149.00

    In the last four decades, Singapore?s urban development has gradually received an international reputation. From a city of just under two million people in 1960, we replaced squatters and slums with mostly high-rise, high-density public housing as well as industrial estates, commercial centres and parks and gardens. We dem- strated to our earlier well-meaning... more...

  • DK Eyewitness Books: Buildingby Philip Wilkinson

    DK Publishing 2000; US$ 15.99

    This guide offers everything you?ve ever wanted toknow about buildings?from how they are built and customized to the different materials that are used to keep them standing. With stunning full-color photographs as aids, see incredible stone gargoyles, where linenfold wood paneling is found, what a Japanese screen is made of, and how a hammer-beam... more...

  • Transforming Markets in the Built Environmentby Susan Roaf

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00

    There is an urgent need to build human capacity to make the often vulnerable and exposed buildings and communities we live and work in more resilient to the changing social, economic and physical environments around us. Extensive research has been done over the last decades on both mitigation and adaptation to climate change in the built environment,... more...

  • Eco-Architecture IIIby S. Hernandez; C.A. Brebbia; W.P De Wilde

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 474.00

    This book contains most of the papers presented in the Eco-Architecture 2010 conference, which was the third edition of the International Conference on Harmonisation between Architecture and Nature. Previous editions, that were very successful were held previously in the New Forest, UK, in 2006 and the Algarve, Portugal in 2008 and demonstrated the... more...

  • Green Buildings: Nachhaltiges Bauen auf dem deutschen und amerikanischen Gewerbeimmobilienmarktby Christian Puls

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 48.26

    Ein Green Building ist eine Immobilie, welche die Reduktion des Einflusses auf Umwelt und menschliche Gesundheit zum Ziel hat. Green Buildings werden entworfen, um Strom und Wasser einzusparen und um negative Auswirkungen auf Mensch und Umwelt über den gesamten Lebenszyklus zu minimieren. Dieses Buch analysiert aus Sicht des deutschen und amerikanischen... more...

  • Energieeffizienz von Gebäuden und Vermarktung von Immobilienby Eike Natho

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.95

    Der Leser erhält in diesem Buch einen Einblick in die zukunftsorientierte Umsetzung energetischer Maßnahmen im Immobilienbereich zur positiven Beeinflussung der Vermarktungsmöglichkeiten immobilienwirtschaftlicher Produkte und Dienstleistungen. Hierbei werden sowohl technische als auch rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen und Ansätze aufgezeigt sowie Lösungskonzepte... more...

  • Das Wort aus Stein: Bauen im Sebastian Brüninghaus

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 8.19

    In den Jahren 1933 bis 1945 setzte im Deutschen Reich eine erhöhte Bautätigkeit in allen Bereichen ein. Die noch existierenden Büro-, Verwaltungs- oder Regierungsgebäude, die ganz offensichtlich im "Nazi-Stil" gebaut worden sind, bestimmen das heutige Bild der Architektur des Dritten Reiches. Nicht allen Bauten des Nationalsozialismus sieht man jedoch... more...