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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...

  • 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...

  • Practiceby Stan Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95

    Conversant in contemporary theory and architectural history, Stan Allen argues that concepts in architecture are not imported from other disciplines, but emerge through the materials and procedures of architectural practice itself. Drawing on his own experience as a working architect, he examines the ways in which the tools available to the architect... more...

  • Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architectureby Amjad Almusaed

    Springer London 2010; US$ 279.00

    Here is a guide to innovative architectural design for those working with biophilic and bioclimatic architectural concepts. It develops an architectural strategy, which integrates the concepts of passive and low-energy buildings, biophilia and human comfort. more...

  • The Architecture of the Illusive Distanceby Amir H. Ameri

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Focusing on three secular, institutional building types: libraries, museums and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture. It explores the cultural imperatives which have seen to the formation of these institutions, the development of their architecture, and their transformations over time. more...

  • Production and Use of Urban Knowledgeby Hans Thor Andersen; Rob Atkinson

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 159.00

    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...

  • 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 facilities today With the world's population aging at a rapid pace, there is a growing need for new ways to provide residential care for older people. Design for Aging explores some of the most successful examples of elderly housing today, focusing on integrating... more...