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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Urban Microclimateby Evyatar Erell; David Pearlmutter; Terence Williamson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    The quality of life of millions of people living in cities could be improved if the form of the city were to evolve in a manner appropriate to its climatic context. Climatically responsive urban design is vital to any notion of sustainability: it enables individual buildings to make use of renewable energy sources for passive heating and cooling, it... more...

  • Three Dimensional System Integrationby Antonis Papanikolaou; Dimitrios Soudris; Riko Radojcic

    Springer US 2010; US$ 129.00

    Three-dimensional (3D) integrated circuit (IC) stacking is the next big step in electronic system integration. It enables packing more functionality, as well as integration of heterogeneous materials, devices, and signals, in the same space (volume). This results in consumer electronics (e.g., mobile, handheld devices) which can run more powerful applications,... more...

  • The Autopoiesis of Architectureby Patrik Schumacher

    Wiley 2011; US$ 50.00

    Take a theoretical approach to architecture with The Autopoiesis of Architecture , which presents the topic as a discipline with its own unique logic. Architecture's conception of itself is addressed as well as its development within wider contemporary society. Author Patrik Schumacher offers innovative treatment that enriches architectural theory... more...

  • Losing Siteby Dr Shelley Hornstein

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book addresses the relationship between memory and place and asks how architecture captures and triggers memory. It examines how architecture exists as a physical entity and how it registers as a place that we come to remember, as well as whether it can exist or be found beyond the physical site itself in our recollection of it. more...

  • Greening Public Budgets in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asiaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 49.00

    Over the last two decades, the countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) have undergone significant political and economic reforms. As part of this reform agenda, they have started modernising their public administrations and expenditure management practices, bringing them closer to international standards. However, the recent... more...

  • Nachhaltiges Gebäudemanagement: Auswirkungen intelligenter Gebäude auf das Facility Managementby René Böhnke

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.81

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Erde, auf der wir leben, ist in ständiger Bewegung und im Laufe der Zeit verändert sich alles auf ihr. Das betrifft sogar unsere Gebäude, in denen wir einen großen Teil unseres Lebens verbringen. Sie sind für uns mehr als nur vier Wände und ein Dach. Sie sind Arbeitsstätten, Forschungszentren, Rückzugsorte für das private Leben,... more...

  • The Eyes of the Skinby Juhani Pallasmaa

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00

    First published in 1996, The Eyes of the Skin has become a classic of architectural theory. It asks the far-reaching question why, when there are five senses, has one single sense ? sight ? become so predominant in architectural culture and design? With the ascendancy of the digital and the all-pervasive use of the image electronically, it is a subject... more...

  • The Autopoiesis of Architecture, Volume IIby Patrik Schumacher

    Wiley 2012; US$ 60.00

    This is the second part of a major theoretical work by Patrik Schumacher, which outlines how the discipline of architecture should be understood as its own distinct system of communication . Autopoeisis comes from the Greek and means literally self-production; it was first adopted in biology in the 1970s to describe the essential characteristics... more...