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  • 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...

  • Baukosten bei Neu- und Umbautenby Klaus D. Siemon

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2007; US$ 44.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...