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  • 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$ 20.51

    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; US$ 13.38

    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...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Vitruvii de architectura libri decemby Vitruvius; Fritz Krohn

    De Gruyter 1912; US$ 84.87

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  • The ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMEby Patrick Waterfield

    Crowood 2012; US$ 19.99

    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...

  • Atomic Dwellingby Robin Schuldenfrei

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    In the years of reconstruction and economic boom that followed the Second World War, the domestic sphere encountered new expectations regarding social behaviour, modes of living, and forms of dwelling. This book brings together an international group of scholars from architecture, design, urban planning, and interior design to reappraise mid-twentieth... more...

  • A Green Vitruviusby Vivienne Brophy; J Owen Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    2000 years ago the roman architect Marcus Vitruvius Pollio wrote the ten books on architecture establishing the concept of the pattern book offering design principles and solutions that is still referred to in every architect's education. A Green Vitruvius is intended as a green pattern book for today.Now fully updated, this well established textbook... more...