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  • Universal Designby Edward Steinfeld; Jordana Maisel

    Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67

    A much-needed reference to the latest thinking in universal design Universal Design: Creating Inclusive Environments offers a comprehensive survey of best practices and innovative solutions in universal design. Written by top thinkers at the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA), it demonstrates the difference between universal... more...

  • Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategiesby Mark DeKay; G. Z. Brown

    Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33

    An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky. This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. Using hundreds of illustrations, this book offers practical strategies that give... more...

  • Becoming a Green Building Professionalby Holley Henderson; Anthony D. Cortese

    Wiley 2012; US$ 44.95 US$ 31.46

    A career guide for professionals in sustainable architecture, design, planning, development, and related consulting For those considering a new career or a career change focused on green and sustainable building and design, Becoming a Green Building Professional offers practical information on educational requirements, career options, guidance... more...

  • Architectural Technologyby Stephen Emmitt

    Wiley 2012; US$ 59.00 US$ 51.13

    Since the publication of the first edition of Architectural Technology , in 2002, there have been significant developments in the number of courses, the profile of the discipline as well as significant changes in the Construction sector. The Second edition of Architectural Technology addresses these challenges directly. Much greater emphasis is... more...

  • Retailising Spaceby Prof Dr Mattias Kärrholm; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Over the past few years there has been a proliferation of new kinds of retail space. Retail space has cropped up just about everywhere in the urban landscape: in libraries, workplaces, churches and museums. In short, retail is becoming a more and more manifest part of the public domain. The traditional spaces of retail, such as city centres and outlying... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Architectural Theoryby Greig Crysler; Stephen Cairns; Hilde Heynen

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00

    Now available in paperback, this is a cutting edge, detailed and comprehensive exploration of architectural theory. Its focus on interdisplinarity and cross-cultural ties ensures the discipline's relationship with the social sciences is fully explored. 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...

  • Vitruvii de architectura libri decemby Vitruvius; Fritz Krohn

    De Gruyter 1912; US$ 112.00

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  • The ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMEby Patrick Waterfield

    Crowood 2012; US$ 14.57

    Reducing energy consumption and costs is an issue of ever-increasing importance, and European and national legislation aimed at reducing carbon emissions is tightening up minimum energy standards for new buildings as well as those being extended or renovated. Energy-saving measures in the home will, therefore, become ever more cost-effective throughout... more...

  • Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resourcesby Sumita Sinha

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Architects, development practitioners and designers are working in a global environment and issues such as environmental and cultural sustainability matter more than ever. Past interactions and interventions between developed and developing countries have often been unequal and inappropriate. We now need to embrace fresh design practices based on... more...