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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...

  • Architecture and Identityby Chris Abel; Norman Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 104.95

    'Instead of tuning the consumer to the machine we can now tune the machine to the consumer' This edited collection of essays, now in its second edition, brings together the author's key writings on the cultural, technological and theoretical developments reshaping Modern architecture into a responsive and diverse movement for the twenty-first century.... more...

  • Tradition Todayby R Adam; M. Hardy

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 59.00

    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...

  • Practiceby Stan Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    Drawing on his own experience as a working architect, Stan Allen's theoretical essays examine the ways in which the tools available to the architect affect the design and production of buildings. This new edition includes revised essays together with previously unpublished work. Allen?s seminal piece on Field Conditions is included in this reworked,... more...

  • Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architectureby Amjad Almusaed

    Springer 2010; US$ 279.00

    Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture is a guide to innovative architectural design for architects, engineers and other specialists who are working with biophilic and bioclimatic architectural concepts. Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture has three parts: * Part I focuses on the relationship between architecture and human needs and the creation... more...

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

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book provides new insights on cities and the nature of urban development, and the role of knowledge management in urban growth. It considers how knowledge informs policies and supports decision making, and can assist in addressing the drivers of urban change. The way that knowledge is produced and used in urban development is analysed, with examples... 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 architectural... more...

  • From Bauhaus to Ecohouseby Peder Anker

    LSU Press 2010; US$ 21.95

    Debates about environmentally sensitive architecture have been ongoing for nearly a century. From Bauhaus to Eco-House examines key moments of inspiration and exchange between designers and ecologists from the Bauhaus projects of the interwar period to the eco-arks of the late 1980s. From Bauhaus to Eco-House provides new insight into a critical period... more...

  • Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildingsby Paul Appleby

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00

    First Published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Julien-David Leroy and the Making of Architectural Historyby Christopher Drew Armstrong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book examines the career and publications of the French architect Julien-David Leroy (1724-1803) and his impact on architectural theory and pedagogy. more...