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  • Gender Studies in Architectureby Dörte Kuhlmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Analyzing a range of ideas from biological, evolutionary and anthropological theories to a variety of feminist, psychoanalytic, poststructuralist and constructivist discourses, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the problematics of gender and power in architectural and urban design. Topics range from conceptions of postulated matriarchal... more...

  • Framing Placesby Kim Dovey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Framing Places is an account of the nexus between place and power, investigating how the built forms of architecture and urban design act as mediators of social practices of power. Explored through a range of theories and case studies, this examination shows how lives are 'framed' within the clusters of rooms, buildings, streets and cities. These... more...

  • Designing for the Third Ageby Lorraine Farrelly

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    Highlights how architecture needs to rise to the challenge of a demographic revolution As people sixty-five and older constitute an ever increasingly proportion of population in most industrialized nations, the design of housing and other built provisions needs to be rethought in order to accommodate this ever-expanding ageing population. How can... more...

  • Doing Disability Differentlyby Jos Boys

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This ground-breaking book aims to take a new and innovative view on how disability and architecture might be connected. Rather than putting disability at the end of the design process, centred mainly on compliance, it sees disability ? and ability ? as creative starting points for the whole design process. It asks the intriguing question: can working... more...

  • Architecture Against the Post-Politicalby Nadir Lahiji

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Written by a team of renowned contributors and carefully edited to address the themes laid out by the editors in their introduction, the book includes theoretical issues concerning the questions of aesthetics and politics and addresses city and urban strategies within the general critique of the "post-political". By focusing on specific case studies... more...

  • Architektenhaftungby Peter Sohn

    Verlag Versicherungswirtschaft 2013; US$ 29.44

    Die Haftung des Architekten für Mängel seines Gewerkes ist vielfältig und kann sich aus unterschiedlichen Gesichtspunkten ergeben. Dr. Peter Sohn, Fachanwalt für Bau- und Architektenrecht und Fachanwalt für Versicherungsrecht, zeigt die Grundstrukturen sowie die wichtigsten Fallgestaltungen in Haftpflicht und Deckung auf. Die Ausführungen behandeln... more...

  • Made by Robotsby Fabio Gramazio; Matthias Kohler

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    In the next decade or so, the widespread adoption of robotics is set to transform the construction industry: building techniques will become increasingly automated both on- and off-site, dispensing with manual labour and enabling greater cost and operational efficiencies. What unique opportunities, however, does robotics afford beyond operational... more...

  • Crucial Wordsby Gert Wingårdh; Rasmus Wærn

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 39.49

    Zeitgenössische Architektur verstehen heißt, die Bedingungen verstehen, unter denen sie entsteht: «Crucial Words» bietet rund 50 originelle, witzig illustrierte Essays zu Begriffen wie Branding, Collaborators, Corporate, Desire, Future, Everyday, Ornament oder Wheelchair. more...

  • Green Buildings: Nachhaltiges Bauen auf dem deutschen und amerikanischen Gewerbeimmobilienmarktby Christian Puls

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 59.82

    Ein Green Building ist eine Immobilie, welche die Reduktion des Einflusses auf Umwelt und menschliche Gesundheit zum Ziel hat. Green Buildings werden entworfen, um Strom und Wasser einzusparen und um negative Auswirkungen auf Mensch und Umwelt über den gesamten Lebenszyklus zu minimieren. Dieses Buch analysiert aus Sicht des deutschen und amerikanischen... more...

  • Das Wort aus Stein: Bauen im Nationalsozialismus.by Sebastian Brüninghaus

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 10.15

    In den Jahren 1933 bis 1945 setzte im Deutschen Reich eine erhöhte Bautätigkeit in allen Bereichen ein. Die noch existierenden Büro-, Verwaltungs- oder Regierungsgebäude, die ganz offensichtlich im "Nazi-Stil" gebaut worden sind, bestimmen das heutige Bild der Architektur des Dritten Reiches. Nicht allen Bauten des Nationalsozialismus sieht man jedoch... more...