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  • Framing Placesby Kim Dovey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Framing Places is an account of the nexus between place and power, investigating how the built forms of architecture and urban design act as mediators of social practices of power. Explored through a range of theories and case studies, this examination shows how lives are 'framed' within the clusters of rooms, buildings, streets and cities. These... more...

  • Frick/Knöll Baukonstruktionslehre 2by Ulf Hestermann; Ludwig Rongen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 49.95

    Der Frick/Knöll gibt die passenden Antworten auf alle Fragen moderner Bauweisen als Grundlage. Die 34. Auflage wurde komplett überarbeitet und den aktuellen gültigen Normen angepasst. Seit 1909 gibt der Frick/Knöll Generationen von Architekten und Ingenieuren einen umfassenden Einblick in die Baukonstruktionslehre. Der große Erfolg dieses Werkes ergibt... more...

  • Gender Studies in Architectureby Dörte Kuhlmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Analyzing a range of ideas from biological, evolutionary and anthropological theories to a variety of feminist, psychoanalytic, poststructuralist and constructivist discourses, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the problematics of gender and power in architectural and urban design. Topics range from conceptions of postulated matriarchal... more...

  • Geodesign by Integrating Design and Geospatial Sciencesby Danbi Lee; Eduardo Dias; Henk J. Scholten

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    In Europe, the emerging discipline of geodesign was earmarked by the first Geodesign Summit held in 2013 at the GeoFort, the Netherlands. Here researchers and practitioners from 28 different countries gathered to exchange ideas on how to merge the spatial sciences and design worlds. This book brings together experiences from this international group... 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...

  • 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...

  • Handbuch zur Anwendung der DIN 14462 und DIN 1988by Bachmann; Bielfeldt; Biskupek; Diekmann; Herling; Krause; Lemhöfer; Ott; Reinhardt; Richter; Zimmermann; Bundesverband technischer Brandschutz e. V.

    Beuth 2014; US$ 14.12

    Dieses Handbuch macht mit allen Änderungen im Bereich der Löschwasseranlagen bekannt. Praxisgerecht auf die verschiedenen Bauformen ("trocken", "nass", "nass-trocken", "in der Trinkwasserinstallation mit Wandhydranten Typ S sowie Über- und Unterflurhydranten") ausgerichtet, werden alle normativen Änderungen in... more...

  • Introduction to Architectureby Francis D. K. Ching; James F. Eckler

    Wiley 2012; US$ 55.00

    A survey of the built environment distills the work of legendary author and illustrator Francis D. K. Ching into a single volume Introduction to Architecture presents the essential texts and drawings of Francis D. K. Ching for those new to architecture and design. With his typical highly graphic approach, this is the first introductory text from... more...

  • Lefebvre for Architectsby Nathaniel Coleman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    While the work of Henri Lefebvre has become better known in the English-speaking world since the 1991 translation of his 1974 masterpiece, The Production of Space , his influence on the actual production of architecture and the city has been less pronounced. Although now widely read in schools of architecture, planning and urban design, Lefebvre?s... more...

  • Losing Siteby Dr Shelley Hornstein; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    As Ruskin suggests in his Seven Lamps of Architecture: "We may live without [architecture], and worship without her, but we cannot remember without her." We remember best when we experience an event in a place. But what happens when we leave that place, or that place no longer exists? This book addresses the relationship between memory and place and... more...