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  • Universal Designby Edward Steinfeld; Jordana Maisel

    Wiley 2012; US$ 80.00

    The new standard text on the topic, Universal Design introduces designers to the principles and practice of designing for all people. From the foundations of accessibility and aging to the practice of designing interiors, products, housing and transportation systems, all aspects of this growing field are explored. Covering best practices examples... more...

  • Becoming a Green Building Professionalby Holley Henderson; Anthony D. Cortese

    Wiley 2012; US$ 44.95

    A career guide for professionals in sustainable architecture, design, planning, development, and related consulting For those considering a new career or a career change focused on green and sustainable building and design, Becoming a Green Building Professional offers practical information on educational requirements, career options, guidance... more...

  • Retailising Spaceby Mattias Kärrholm

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Over the past few years there has been a proliferation of new kinds of retail space, such as in libraries, workplaces, churches and museums. This book describes how the retailisation of public domains affects our everyday life and our use of the built environment. Taking an architectural and territorial perspective on this issue, it looks at how retail... more...

  • Architecture for Astronautsby Sandra H. Uplik-Meusburger

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    A habitat in outer space has to fulfill various specifications. With all very precise physiological, psychological, social and technological specifications connected to limitations such as transport, a very tight framework for creativity of living and working spaces is created. This work presents the research results at the interface between people,... more...

  • Vitruvii de architectura libri decemby Vitruvius; Fritz Krohn

    De Gruyter 1912; US$ 112.00

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  • Architect Knows Bestby Simon Richards

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    The idea that buildings could be used to reform human behaviour and improve society was fundamental to the 'modern' movement in architecture and planning. However, as these approaches came under attack from the 1950s onwards, it was thought that the environmental determinist strand of the architectural discourse had been killed off. Illustrated... more...

  • The Imperfect Cityby Samir Younés

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    When architects judge the success or failure of a building, the range of ways and criteria which can be used for this evaluation causes many contentious and discordant arguments. Proposing that the increase in number and intensity of such arguments threatens to destabilize the very grounds upon which judgment is supposed to rest, this book examines... more...

  • The ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMEby Patrick Waterfield

    Crowood 2012; US$ 14.57

    Reducing energy consumption and costs is an issue of ever-increasing importance, and European and national legislation aimed at reducing carbon emissions is tightening up minimum energy standards for new buildings as well as those being extended or renovated. Energy-saving measures in the home will, therefore, become ever more cost-effective throughout... more...

  • Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resourcesby Sumita Sinha

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    This book explores what it means for development activists to practise architecture on a global scale, and provides a blueprint for developing architectural practices based on reciprocal working methods. The content is based on real situations ? through extended field research and contacts with architecture schools and architects, as well as participating... more...

  • Atomic Dwellingby Robin Schuldenfrei

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    International scholars from architecture, design, urban planning, and interior design here reappraise modern life in the context of practices of dwelling over the span of the postwar period. Reassessing culture and the economic and political effects on civilian life, this collection looks at what role material objects, interior spaces, and architecture... more...