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  • ADA Essentialsby J. J. Keller

    J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 2014; US$ 229.00

    This manual reviews Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines and provides plain-English explanations to help you stay in compliance. Includes changes under the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) - effective January 1, 2009. Explains ADA accessibility guidelines related to hiring, training, and compensation. Gives valuable answers and guidance... more...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95

    From the author of the bestseller 'Ecohouse' this challenging and exciting text gives you an insight into the real changes that are necessary to give our modern day built environment both 'sustainability' and 'survivability'. The book is based on the premise that climate change is going to happen and its impacts on our lives are going to be far worse... more...

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

    Springer 2010; US$ 279.00

    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

    Presenting current thinking from practitioners and scholars from around the world, this book asks for a more active relationship between the humanities, the architectural profession, and society. Considering issues of agency, in particular the role of architectural research as an agency of transformation, the chapters here explore how humanities research... more...

  • Akustik und Schallschutzby Eckard Mommertz

    DETAIL 2008; US$ 53.00

    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...

  • Applying the ADAby Marcela A. Rhoads

    Wiley 2013; US$ 65.00

    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 Simon Richards

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    The idea that buildings could be used to reform human behaviour and improve society was fundamental to the 'modern' movement in architecture and planning. However, as these approaches came under attack from the 1950s onwards, it was thought that the environmental determinist strand of the architectural discourse had been killed off. Illustrated... 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

    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...