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  • 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...

  • The Imperfect Cityby Samir Younés

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    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...

  • Co-Designersby Yanni Loukissas

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Designers employ a variety of tools and techniques for speculating about buildings before they are built. In their simplest form, these are personal thought experiments. However, embracing advanced computer simulations means engaging a network of specialized people and powerful machines. In this book, Yanni Alexander Loukissas demonstrates that new... more...

  • Beter met Architectuurby Sjaak Gondelach; Wiger Levering; Jan van der Meer; Hans Bot; Erwin Oord; Felix Cillessen; Bob Schat

    Van Haren Publishing 2010; Not Available

    Dit boek is een oproep. Een oproep aan organisaties en instellingen in Nederland die een rol spelen in de zorg. Aan ziekenhuizen, thuis- en mantelzorginstellingen, instellingen voor geestelijke gezondheidszorg, apothekers, huisartsenpraktijken en zorgverzekeraars. Dit boek richt zich op alle soorten van zorgorganisaties, dus ook andere organisatievormen... more...

  • Introducing Architectural Theoryby Korydon Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This is the most accessible architectural theory book that exists. Korydon Smith presents each common architectural subject ? such as tectonics, use, and site ? as though it were a conversation across history between theorists by providing you with the original text, a reflective text, and a philosophical text. He also introduces each chapter by highlighting... more...

  • Kleine Häuserby Claudia Hildner

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 49.95

    Japanese residential building has fascinated whole generations of architects. Alongside the strict implementation of design concepts, the small conceptual houses are excellent examples for the demonstration of creative experimentation in terms of spatial configuration, materials and the ability to organise even the smallest of spaces. These houses... more...

  • Material Revolutionby Sascha Peters

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 84.95

    Since it is now clear that in the future many raw materials will only be available to us in limited quantities, scientists have for some time been conducting intensive research into possible alternatives. Sustainability is the order of the day and the magic word for a better future in politics and industry. Moreover, environmental consciousness and... more...

  • Musterby Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis; Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 32.00

    complex patterns are founded on simple rules. Pattern and pattern formationare of new, important significanceas the fundamental principles of systematization and description of very complex processes and phenomena. Which idea of pattern has to be used in the architectural discourse today? more...

  • Energieeffiziente Architekturby Karl J. Habermann; Roberto Gonzalo

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 76.95

    This book systematically explains all relevant criteria and parameters as regards urban development, design and the subsequent construction of a sustainable building. The immense potential for cutting costs by modernising the energy systems in old buildings is also demonstrated. Completed projects are presented according to their usage and are analysed... more...

  • Stadtbild, Wahrnehmung, Designby Jörg Seifert

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 32.95

    Kevin Lynchs Studie ?The Image of the City? (erschienen 1960, deutsch 1965 als ?Das Bild der Stadt?, Bauwelt Fundamente Bd. 16, seither mehrfach wiederaufgelegt) gilt als bahnbrechend. Sie thematisiert die Stadt aus der Perspektive ihrer Bewohner. Der Autor hat weit über seine eigene Disziplin hinaus gewirkt und unter anderem Forschungsdebatten in... more...