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  • Transculturationby Felipe Hernandez; Mark Millington

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 78.40

    Transculturation: Cities, Spaces and Architectures in Latin America explores thecritical potential inherent in the notion of “transculturation” in order to understand contemporary architectural practices and their cultural realities in Latin America. Despite its enormous theoretical potential and its importance within Latin American cultural... more...

  • Architecture and Philosophyby Jean-Jacques Lecercle; Francoise Kral

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 64.00

    Architecture and Philosophy: New Perspectives on the Work of Arakawa and Madeline Gins is a collection of essays on the work of artist-architects Arakawa and Madeline Gins and in particular their book Architectural Body (2000). The essays approach their cutting edge and ambitious project to design 'an architecture against death' from various... more...

  • Women and the Everyday Cityby Jessica Ellen Sewell

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00

    In Women and the Everyday City , Jessica Ellen Sewell explores the lives of women in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. A period of transformation of both gender roles and American cities, she shows how changes in the city affected women's ability to negotiate shifting gender norms as well as how women's increasing use of the city played a... more...

  • Architecture of Thoughtby Andrzej Piotrowski

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; Not Available

    An innovative examination of how material practices and constructed environments have shaped cultures. more...

  • Axiomatic Designby Prof. Dr. Dirk Stelzer; René Fiege

    Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 59.99

    René Fiege adaptiert die aus dem Maschinenbau stammende Methode Axiomatic Design für die Modellierung von serviceorientierten Architekturen. Er zeigt, dass die Methode die erforderlichen Architekturprinzipien stärker fördern kann als alternative Modellierungsmethoden für SOA. more...

  • Baukosten bei Neu- und Umbautenby Klaus D. Siemon

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2007; Not Available

    Kostensicherheit in der Bauplanung gewinnt zunehmend an Bedeutung. Der Autor arbeitet seit Jahren als Sachverständiger für Baukosten, Baukostenkontrolle und Bauabrechnung. In diesem Buch vermittelt er umfangreiche Erfahrungen aus seiner Beratungstätigkeit als Sachverständiger. Der Leser erhält in einer einmaligen kompakten und übersichtlichen Form... more...

  • Reuse Valueby Professor Dale Kinney; Professor Richard Brilliant

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    This book offers a range of views on spolia and appropriation in art and architecture from fourth-century Rome to the late twentieth century. Using case studies from different historical moments and cultures, contributors test the limits of spolia as a critical category and seek to define its specific character in relation to other forms of artistic... more...

  • Feminist Practicesby Dr Lori A Brown

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Women continue to be extremely under-represented in the architectural profession. Despite equal numbers of male and female students entering architectural studies, there is at least 17-25% attrition of female students and not all remaining become practicing architects. In both the academic and the professional fields of architecture, positions of... more...

  • Design for Agingby Jeffrey W. Anderzhon; David Hughes; Stephen Judd; Emi Kiyota; Monique Wijnties

    Wiley 2012; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33

    Architecture/Interior Design An in-depth look at the most innovative aged care facilities today With the world's population aging at a rapid pace, there is a growing need for new ways to provide residential care for older people. Design for Aging explores some of the most successful examples of elderly housing today, focusing on integrating... more...

  • Biophilic Designby Stephen R. Kellert; Judith Heerwagen; Martin Mador

    Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    "When nature inspires our architecture-not just how it looks but how buildings and communities actually function-we will have made great strides as a society. Biophilic Design provides us with tremendous insight into the 'why,' then builds us a road map for what is sure to be the next great design journey of our times." -Rick Fedrizzi, President,... more...