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  • Architektur verstehenby

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 30.52

    Ob Gotik oder Großraumbüro: "Architektur verstehen" macht mit den wichtigsten Techniken, Gestaltungsmethoden und Aufgaben der Baukunst bekannt. Zentrale Themen sind die Baumaterialien, der Werkprozess, die sakralen und profanen Grundtypen der Architektur, die Stadtplanung sowie die Symbolik. Den Abschluss bilden einige grundsätzliche Überlegungen... more...

  • Resilience Thinking in Urban Planningby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    Drawing on case studies from Lisbon, Porto, Istanbul, Stockholm and Rotterdam, this book explores the concept of resilience in urban planning, raising a number of theoretical debates, and suggesting a new methodological approach based on empirical evidence. more...

  • The Territorial Future of the Cityby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 209.00

    The volume brings together contributions by leading scholars and young academics with experience in the urban potential of the territory in situations not necessarily linked to the dense metropolis, its compact form or to city sprawl. What brings these scholars together is their common reflection on this central theme, though from varied disciplinary... more...

  • Ethics, Design and Planning of the Built Environmentby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    In this book,  international scholars offer innovative outlooks on the ethics of the built environment. They present a set of rigorous theoretical perspectives on urgent topics with regards to planning, from aesthetics to the rights of users. more...

  • Cities for Smart Environmental and Energy Futuresby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    Cities for Smart Environmental and Energy Futures  presents works written by eminent international experts from a variety of disciplines including architecture, engineering and related fields. Due to the ever-increasing focus on sustainable technologies, alternative energy sources, and global social and urban issues, interest in the energy systems... more...

  • Building Refurbishment for Energy Performanceby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book deals with efficient methodologies aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the building sector. It offers suggestions to improve energy efficiency and includes case studies. more...

  • Architecture, Technology and Processby Chris Abel

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    This new selection of essays follows Chris Abel's previous best selling collection, Architecture and Identity. Drawing upon a wide range of knowledge and disciplines, the author argues that, underlying technological changes in the process of architectural production are fundamental changes in the way we think about machines and the world we live in.... more...

  • Public Interest Design Practice Guidebookby Lisa M. Abendroth; Bryan Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 74.95

    Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: Seed Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues is the first book to demonstrate that public interest design has emerged as a distinct profession. It provides clear professional standards of practice following SEED (Social Economic Environmental Design) methodology, the first step-by-step process... more...

  • Tradition Todayby R Adam; M. Hardy

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 68.00

    In January 2002, after a two year gestation period, the International Network for Traditional Buildings, Architecture and Urbanism (INTBAU) was launched. To celebrate the launch, a conference was held to debate the place of tradition in modern society. While INTBAU was specifically concerned with building and urbanism, if tradition was indeed relevant... more...

  • Governing by Designby Aggregate

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 35.00

    Governing by Design offers a unique perspective on twentieth-century architectural history. It disputes the primacy placed on individuals in the design and planning process and instead looks to the larger influences of politics, culture, economics, and globalization to uncover the roots of how our built environment evolves. In these chapters,... more...