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  • Places of the Soulby Christopher Day

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 36.95

    Revised to incorporate the changes in opinions and attitudes since its first publication, the second edition of 'Places of the Soul' has brought Christopher Day's classic text into the 21st century. This new edition of the seminal text reminds us that true sustainable design does not simply mean energy efficient building. Sustainable buildings must... more...

  • Methodology for Product Development in Architectureby M. Eekhout

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 87.00

    Focuses on the methodology and processes of designing, developments and research of standard building products, building product systems and special building components, as well as to their applications in buildings. This book is suitable for designers and product developers, who are mainly concerned with developing products. more...

  • Architecture, Ethics and Globalizationby Graham Owen

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 66.95

    This book provides critical and interdisciplinary reflection upon issues of contemporary cultural and social significance to architectural critics, practitioners, educators and students. more...

  • Standard Letters in Architectural Practiceby David Chappell

    Wiley 2009; US$ 120.00

    This book provides over 300 standard letters for architects and contract administrators to use at all stages of contract administration. The letters are grouped into sections which correspond with the RIBA Plan of Work: the aim is to cover all the common situations encountered in practice. This Fourth Edition has been revised to take account of the... more...

  • Environment, Technology and Sustainabilityby Hocine Bougdah; Stephen Sharples

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    This comprehensive second volume explores the environmental influences on building design introduced in the first volume to the depth appropriate to students of architecture, architectural technology, building surveying and cognate disciplines. more...

  • The Global Architectby Donald McNeill

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95

    The Global Architect explores the increasing significance of globalization processes on urban change, architectural practice and the built environment. In what is primarily a critical sociological overview of the current global architectural industry, Donald McNeill covers the "star system" of international architects who combine celebrity and hypermobility,... more...

  • Architectural Bodyby Madeline Gins; Shusaku Arakawa

    University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    This manifesto is a verbal articulation of the authors' visionary theory of how the human body, architecture, and creativity define and sustain one another. This revolutionary work by artist-architects Arakawa and Madeline Gins demonstrates the inter-connectedness of innovative architectural design, the poetic process, and philosophical inquiry.... more...

  • The Possibility of (an) Architectureby Mark Goulthorpe

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    Articulating a radical agenda for the rethinking of the basic precepts of the construction industry in light of digital technologies, this book explores the profound shift that is underway in all aspects of architectural praxis. more...

  • Architecture, Participation and Societyby Paul Jenkins; Leslie Forsyth

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 58.95

    For the first time, this book defines how social participation can be incorporated into architecture in a successful and practical manner, which will better serve both architecture and society. International cases and past experiences are looked at to analyse what lessons have been learnt, putting forward a set of recommendations for architectural... 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...