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  • Architecture, Technology and Processby Chris Abel

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This new selection of essays follows Chris Abel's previous best selling collection, Architecture and Identity. Drawing upon a wide range of knowledge and disciplines, the author argues that, underlying technological changes in the process of architectural production are fundamental changes in the way we think about machines and the world we live in.... more...

  • Places of the Soulby Christopher Day

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 36.95

    Revised to incorporate the changes in opinions and attitudes since its first publication, the second edition of 'Places of the Soul' has brought Christopher Day's classic text into the 21st century. This new edition of the seminal text reminds us that true sustainable design does not simply mean energy efficient building. Sustainable buildings must... more...

  • Environmental Security and Public Safetyby Wolfgang Spyra; Michael Katzsch

    Springer Netherlands 2007; Not Available

    Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Security and Public Safety - Problems and Needs in Conversion Policy and Research after 15 Years of Conversion in Central & Eastern Europe, Cottbus, Germany, 8-12 October 2005 more...

  • Housing Contemporary Irelandby Michelle Norris; Declan Redmond

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 249.00

    The period since the mid-1990s is distinguished by radical change in the housing sector in Ireland. During this time, house prices rose at an unprecedented rate. Between 1993 and 2003 the average price of a new house in the State increased by 220 percent. Private rents also grew and waiting lists for social housing lengthened. At the same time, new... more...

  • The Forest and the Cityby Cecil C. Konijnendijk

    Springer Netherlands 2008; Not Available

    In some cases, cities have even developed, and in some cases are promoting, a distinct forest identity. This book introduces the rich heritage of these city forests as cultural landscapes and shows that cities and forests can be mutually beneficial. more...

  • Vienna ? A Doctor?s Guideby Wolfgang Regal; Michael Nanut

    Springer Vienna 2007; Not Available

    This guide offers 15 walks through the old medical Vienna: Freud?s private practice and apartment, the workplaces of famous physicians, the old General Hospital, and more. Little-known details and anecdotes are included as well as a short history and some gourmet tips. more...

  • Standard Letters in Architectural Practiceby David Chappell

    Wiley 2009; US$ 128.00

    This book provides over 300 standard letters for architects and contract administrators to use at all stages of contract administration. The letters are grouped into sections which correspond with the RIBA Plan of Work: the aim is to cover all the common situations encountered in practice. This Fourth Edition has been revised to take account... more...

  • Architecture, Ethics and Globalizationby Graham Owen

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 66.95

    Bridging the gap between architectural theory and professional practice studies, this book offers critical inquiry into the shifting ground of ethical thought in the changing climate of the global economy. Looking at issues of contemporary significance to architectural critics, practitioners, educators, and students, the book also examines the role... more...

  • Architectural Bodyby Madeline Gins; Shusaku Arakawa

    University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    This manifesto is a verbal articulation of the authors' visionary theory of how the human body, architecture, and creativity define and sustain one another. This revolutionary work by artist-architects Arakawa and Madeline Gins demonstrates the inter-connectedness of innovative architectural design, the poetic process, and philosophical inquiry.... more...

  • Methodology for Product Development in Architectureby M. Eekhout

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 87.00

    Focuses on the methodology and processes of designing, developments and research of standard building products, building product systems and special building components, as well as to their applications in buildings. This book is suitable for designers and product developers, who are mainly concerned with developing products. more...