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  • Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Changeby David Crichton; Fergus Nicol; Sue Roaf

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 62.95

    From the bestselling author of Ecohouse, this fully revised edition of Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change provides unique insights into how we can protect our buildings, cities, infra-structures and lifestyles against risks associated with extreme weather and related social, economic and energy events. Three new chapters present... more...

  • Advanced Analysis and Design for Fire Safety of Steel Structuresby Guoqiang Li; Peijun Wang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 209.00

    Advanced Analysis and Design for Fire Safety of Steel Structures systematically presents the latest findings on behaviours of steel structural components in a fire, such as the catenary actions of restrained steel beams, the design methods for restrained steel columns, and the membrane actions of concrete floor slabs with steel decks. Using a... more...

  • Advances in Integrated Design and Manufacturing in Mechanical Engineering IIby Serge Tichkiewitch; M. Tollenaere; Pascal Ray

    Springer Netherlands 2010; Not Available

    This book presents a selection of papers related to the sixth edition of the International Conference on Integrated Design and Manufacturing in Mechanical Engineering. This conference was organized within the framework of the activities of the AIP-PRIMECA network whose main scientific field is integrated design applied to both mechanical engineering... more...

  • Agencyby Florian Kossak; Doina Petrescu; Tatjana Schneider; Renata Tyszczuk; Stephen Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 58.95

    While the potential of agency is most frequently taken to be the power and freedom to act for oneself, for the architectural community this also involves the power and responsibility to act as intermediaries on behalf of others. Presenting current thinking from practitioners and scholars from around the world, this book asks for a more active... more...

  • Akustik und Schallschutzby Eckard Mommertz

    DETAIL 2008; US$ 55.00

    Schallschutz und Akustik vermittelt allen Fachplanern, Architekten, aber auch interesierten Bauherren praxisnahe Kenntnisse zum Thema Akustik im Hochbau, angefangen von normativen Regelungen über Planungs- und Prognosemethoden bis hin zu den Bereichen Raumakustik, Bauakustik und Schallschutz im Städtebau. Typologische Kapitel erläutern beispielhaft... more...

  • Alta densità abitativaby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 105.00

    This book presents international projects which document the complexity of the task, from the design of the floor plans, the development and use of resources, to the use of economically beneficial building systems. more...

  • Altruism by Designby Adam R. Wilmes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Altruism by Design: How to Effect Social Change as an Architect is meant to prepare the individual designer ? whether a student or practicing professional ? for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and construction. It will help you understand the complexities, opportunities, and benefits of creating architecture that... more...

  • Applying the ADAby Marcela A. Rhoads

    Wiley 2013; US$ 65.00 US$ 56.33

    A guide to real-world applications of The 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design Applying the ADA helps architects and developers understand better how the rules for eliminating barriers in the built environment apply to everyday life and how to best implement them in the design and construction of a broad variety... more...

  • Architect Knows Bestby Dr Simon Richards; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    The idea that buildings could be used to reform human behaviour and improve society was fundamental to the 'modernist' architecture and planning of people like Walter Gropius, Le Corbusier and José Luis Sert in the first half of the 20th century. Their proposals for functional zoning, multi-level transport, high-rise living, and machine-inspired aesthetics... more...

  • The Architect's Guide to Design-Build Servicesby G. William Quatman; Ranjit (Randy) Dhar; The American Institute of Architects

    Wiley 2003; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33

    The definitive resource for designer-led projects The Architect's Guide to Design-Build Services offers authoritative knowledge and industry insight to architects considering entry into the burgeoning practice of design-build project delivery. Written by architects and other professionals with expertise in risk management, law, ethics, finance,... more...