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  • Architecture Follows Nature-Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Designby Ilaria Mazzoleni

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 104.95

    Applying Properties of Animals Skins to Inspire Architectural Envelopes Biology influences design projects in many ways; the related discipline is known as biomimetics or biomimicry. Using the animal kingdom as a source of inspiration, Ilaria Mazzoleni seeks to instill a shift in thinking about the application of biological principles to design... more...

  • Architecture In Useby DJM van der Voordt; HBR van Wegen

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This unique book discusses programming, design and building evaluation providing a ?joined up? approach to building design. By linking the functional and architectonic qualities of a building, the authors show the practical implications of the utility value of buildings. Starting by looking at how the relationship between form and function has been... more...

  • Architecture Post Mortemby Dr David Bertolini; Dr Simone Brott; Professor Donald Kunze; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 49.95

    Architecture Post Mortem surveys architecture?s encounter with death, decline, and ruination following late capitalism. As the world moves closer to an economic abyss that many perceive to be the death of capital, contraction and crisis are no longer mere phases of normal market fluctuations, but rather the irruption of the unconscious of ideology... more...

  • 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...

  • Architecture and Armed Conflictby JoAnne Mancini; Keith Bresnahan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Architecture and Armed Conflict is the first multi-authored scholarly book to address this theme from a comparative, interdisciplinary perspective. By bringing together specialists from a range of relevant fields, and with knowledge of case studies across time and space, it provides the first synthetic body of research on the complex, multifaceted... more...

  • Architecture and Capitalismby Peggy Deamer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Architecture and Capitalism tells a story of the relationship between the economy and architectural design. Eleven historians each discuss in brand new essays the time period they know best, looking at cultural and economic issues, which in light of current economic crises you will find have dealt with diverse but surprisingly familiar economic... more...

  • Architecture and Energyby William W. Braham; Daniel Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" be used to explain or enhance their performance? Architecture and Energy provides architects and architectural theorists with more durable arguments for environmental design decisions, arguments addressing three different... more...

  • Architecture and Interpretationby Jill A. Franklin; T. A. Heslop; Christine Stevenson

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 99.00

    Essays centred on the methods, pleasures, and pitfalls of architectural interpretation. more...

  • Architecture and Nationalism in Sri Lankaby Anoma Pieris

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The role of the home, the domestic sphere and the intimate, ethno-cultural identities that are cultivated within it, are critical to understanding the polemical constructions of country and city; tradition and modernity; and regionalism and cosmopolitanism. The home is fundamental to ideas of the homeland that give nationalism its imaginative form... more...

  • Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidenceby Ines Weizman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence maps out and expands upon the methodologies of architectural action and reinvigorates the concept of dissent within the architectural field. It expands the notion of dissidence to other similar practices and strategies of resistance, in a variety of historical and geographical contexts.The book also discusses... more...