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  • Utopian Adventureby Victoria Watson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95

    This unique book is about contemporary issues in architecture and urbanism, taking the form of a project for The Corviale Void, a one kilometre long strip of urban space, immured in the notorious Corviale housing development in Rome. It begins with one of the original theorists of modern urbanisation and architecture, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, looking... more...

  • Design for Agingby Jeffrey W. Anderzhon; David Hughes; Stephen Judd; Emi Kiyota; Monique Wijnties

    Wiley 2012; US$ 90.00

    Architecture/Interior Design An in-depth look at the most innovative aged care facilitiestoday With the world's population aging at a rapid pace, there is agrowing need for new ways to provide residential care for olderpeople. Design for Aging explores some of the mostsuccessful examples of elderly housing today, focusing onintegrating architectural... more...

  • Biophilic Designby Stephen R. Kellert; Judith Heerwagen; Martin Mador

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    "When nature inspires our architecture-not just how it looks buthow buildings and communities actually function-we will have madegreat strides as a society. Biophilic Design provides us withtremendous insight into the 'why,' then builds us a road map forwhat is sure to be the next great design journey of ourtimes." -Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO and... more...

  • 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...

  • Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategiesby Mark DeKay; G. Z. Brown

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00

    An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky. This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. Using hundreds of illustrations, this book offers practical strategies... 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 ongreen and sustainable building and design, Becoming a GreenBuilding Professional offers practical information oneducational requirements, career options, guidance and... more...

  • Retailising Spaceby Mattias Kärrholm

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95

    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...

  • Architectural Technologyby Stephen Emmitt

    Wiley 2012; US$ 55.00

    Since the publication of the first edition of Architectural Technology , in 2002, there have been significant developments in the number of courses, the profile of the discipline as well as significant changes in the Construction sector. The Second edition of Architectural Technology addresses these challenges directly. Much greater emphasis is... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Architectural Theoryby Greig Crysler; Stephen Cairns; Hilde Heynen

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 52.00

    Now available in paperback, this is a cutting edge, detailed and comprehensive exploration of architectural theory. Its focus on interdisplinarity and cross-cultural ties ensures the discipline's relationship with the social sciences is fully explored. 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...