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  • Architecture and the Welfare Stateby Mark Swenarton; Tom Avermaete; Dirk van den Heuvel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    In the decades following World War Two, and in part in response to the Cold War, governments across Western Europe set out ambitious programmes for social welfare and the redistribution of wealth that aimed to improve the everyday lives of their citizens. Many of these welfare state programmes - housing, schools, new towns, cultural and leisure centres... more...

  • The Experience of Modernismby John R. Gold

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 98.95

    Making extensive use of information gained from in-depth interviews with architects active in the period between 1928-1953, the author provides a sympathetic understanding of the Modern Movement's architectural role in reshaping the fabric and structure of British metropolitan cities in the post-war period and traces the links between the experience... more...

  • Visual Notes for Architects and Designersby Norman Crowe; Paul Laseau

    Wiley 2011; US$ 65.00

    The completely updated step-by-step guide to¿capturingexperiences in sketch format—regardless of artisticability Recording your ideas and observations primarily in picturesinstead of words can help you become more creative and constructiveon the job, no matter what your level of artistic ability.Featuring completely new coverage of visual... more...

  • If...Thenby Stan Allen

    Springer 2005; US$ 24.95

    If...Then: Architectural Speculation is the sixth in an annual series of publications featuring work by talented architects selected by The Architectural League of New York's Young Architects Competition jury. This year, entrants were asked to explore the process of architectural speculation: the act of imagination that precedes every work, projecting... more...

  • Kengo Kumaby Botond Bognar

    Springer 2005; US$ 65.00

    Evanescent Restrained. Ethereal. These are some of the words used to describe the architecture of Kengo Kuma, one of the most heralded of a new generation of Japanese architects. A recent article in "Architecture writes of Kuma that "he strives to give his buildings the qualities of a rainbow, composed of shimmering particles, more illusion... more...

  • The Architecture Student's Handbook of Professional Practiceby American Institute of Architects

    Wiley 2011; US$ 120.00

    Written by The American Institute of Architects, this is the definitive textbook on practice issues written specifically for architecture students. Specifically written for emerging architects, this is the first unabbreviated guide specifically for architecture students about to begin their careers. It is required reading in a professional practice... more...

  • Energy Atlasby IBA Hamburg

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Global climate change calls for rapid and decisive measures, particularly from the world's metropolises-the future of our climate will be decided in cities! But how can cities forge a path to a post-fossil fuel, post-atomic energy era, to ensure that urgently needed steps are put into practice? The ENERGY ATLAS takes the example of Hamburg's Wilhelmsburg... more...

  • COST C16 Improving the Quality of Existing Urban Building Envelopes - State of the Artby M.T. Andeweg; S. Brunoro; L.G.W. Verhoef

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 69.00

    As a result of changes in the composition of the population, society changes continuously with respect to various factors including age-structure, family composition and the availability of energy. Changes lead to situations that are reflected in the commissioning of buildings, which is gradually shifted from new construction to the reuse and renovation... more...

  • COST C16 Improving the Quality of Existing Urban Building Envelopes - Needsby E. Melgaard; G. Hadjimichael; M. Almeida

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 69.00

    As a result of changes in the composition of the population, society changes continuously with respect to various factors including age-structure, family composition and the availability of energy. Changes lead to situations that are reflected in the commissioning of buildings, which is gradually shifted from new construction to the reuse and renovation... more...

  • COST C16 Improving the Quality of Existing Urban Building Envelopes - Structuresby R. Di Giulio; Z. Bozinovski; L.G.W. Verhoef

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 69.00

    As a result of changes in the composition of the population, society changes continuously with respect to various factors including age-structure, family composition and the availability of energy. Changes lead to situations that are reflected in the commissioning of buildings, which is gradually shifted from new construction to the reuse and renovation... more...