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  • Architektur verstehenby

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 30.52

    Ob Gotik oder Großraumbüro: "Architektur verstehen" macht mit den wichtigsten Techniken, Gestaltungsmethoden und Aufgaben der Baukunst bekannt. Zentrale Themen sind die Baumaterialien, der Werkprozess, die sakralen und profanen Grundtypen der Architektur, die Stadtplanung sowie die Symbolik. Den Abschluss bilden einige grundsätzliche Überlegungen... more...

  • Resilience Thinking in Urban Planningby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    Drawing on case studies from Lisbon, Porto, Istanbul, Stockholm and Rotterdam, this book explores the concept of resilience in urban planning, raising a number of theoretical debates, and suggesting a new methodological approach based on empirical evidence. more...

  • Grundlagen des Bauingenieurwesensby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 49.99

    Studierende des Bauingenieurwesens werden durch kompaktes Wissen auf ihre komplexen Aufgaben vorbereitet und auf Vertiefungsmöglichkeiten hingewiesen. Praktiker können ihren Wissensstand insbesondere auch auf solchen Gebieten aktualisieren, die nicht zu ihrem Alltagsgeschäft gehören. more...

  • Production and Use of Urban Knowledgeby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book discusses the emerging importance of urban knowledge, and the controversies surrounding issues of power and bias, selection and implementation of knowledge economies in urban contexts. more...

  • Construction and Building Researchby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 349.00

    Many areas of knowledge converge in the building industry and therefore research in this field necessarily involves an interdisciplinary approach. Effective research requires strong relation between a broad variety of scientific and technological domains and more conventional construction or craft processes, while also considering advanced management... more...

  • A Comparative Geography of China and the U.S.by

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00

    The book is the outcome of a unique venture: a team of Chinese geographers and a team of American geographers collaborated on a new Comparative Geography of China and the United States. The book meets a high demand for comparative information about China and the United States, as the home of the two leading economies in a globalizing world. Comparisons... more...

  • 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...

  • Public Interest Design Practice Guidebookby Lisa M. Abendroth; Bryan Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 74.95

    Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: Seed Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues is the first book to demonstrate that public interest design has emerged as a distinct profession. It provides clear professional standards of practice following SEED (Social Economic Environmental Design) methodology, the first step-by-step process... more...

  • Tradition Todayby R Adam; M. Hardy

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 68.00

    In January 2002, after a two year gestation period, the International Network for Traditional Buildings, Architecture and Urbanism (INTBAU) was launched. To celebrate the launch, a conference was held to debate the place of tradition in modern society. While INTBAU was specifically concerned with building and urbanism, if tradition was indeed relevant... more...

  • Governing by Designby Aggregate

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 35.00

    Governing by Design offers a unique perspective on twentieth-century architectural history. It disputes the primacy placed on individuals in the design and planning process and instead looks to the larger influences of politics, culture, economics, and globalization to uncover the roots of how our built environment evolves. In these chapters,... more...