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  • Architecture and Participationby Peter Blundell Jones; Doina Petrescu; Jeremy Till

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Bringing together leading international practitioners and theorists in the field, ranging from the 1960s pioneers of participation to some of the major contemporary figures in the field, Architecture and Participation opens up the social and political aspects of our built environment, and the way that the eventual users may shape it. Divided into... more...

  • Rethinking Architectureby Neil Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 58.95

    Brought together for the first time - the seminal writing on architecture by key philosophers and cultural theorist of the twentieth century. Issues around the built environment are increasingly central to the study of the social sciences and humanities. The essays offer a refreshing take on the question of architecture and provocatively rethink many... more...

  • Design and Construction in Romanesque Architectureby C. Edson Armi

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    In this 2003 study, Edson Armi offers a fresh interpretation of Romanesque architecture. more...

  • Families and Farmhouses in Nineteenth-Century Americaby Sally McMurry

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69

    Farmhouse plans designed by 19th-century rural American men and women are vital indicators of the work patterns, social interactions, and cultural values of the era. This study demonstrates the ingenious ways in which Americans designed farmhouses in keeping with their vision of a dynamic, reformed culture. more...

  • Architect's Drawingsby Kendra Schank Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 69.95

    The sketch is a window into the architects mind. As creative designers, architects are interested in how other architects, particularly successful ones, think through the use of drawings to approach their work. Historically designers have sought inspiration for their own work through an insight into the minds and workings of people they often regard... more...

  • An Architect's Guide to Fameby Paul Davies; Torsten Schmiedeknecht

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 51.95

    This lively text provides a candid inquiry into the contemporary means by which architects get work and (for better or worse) become famous. In response to the reciprocal relationship between publicity and everyday architectural practice, this book examines the mechanisms by which architects seek publicity and manage to establish themselves and their... more...

  • Open Design, a Stakeholder-oriented Approach in Architecture, Urban Planning, and Project Managementby R. Binnekamp; L.A. Van Gunsteren; P.-P. Van Loon

    IOS Press 2006; US$ 100.00

    Open Design refers to a stakeholder-oriented approach in Architecture, Urban Planning, and Project Management, as developed by the Chair of Computer Aided Design and Planning of Delft University of Technology. This edition collects the following three volumes on Open Design: 1) Open Design, a Collaborative Approach to Architecture, offering concepts... more...

  • Consensus Designby Rosie Parnell; Christopher Day

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    Consensus Design offers a practical step by step guide to co-design; an increasingly important consideration for architects as they compete for work. The text moves from identifying the methodology of the process to developing a series of principles and practical steps which illustrate how consensus design can be established. For easy reference,... more...

  • Architecture Design Notebookby A Peter Fawcett

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    Architecture Design Notebook focuses on the process of design as pragmatic and non-theoretical. Dealing systematically with the core design curriculum, it clearly demonstrates the skills required for designing at undergraduate level. Providing students with fundamental maxims of design, and a framework within which they can approach their work,... more...

  • Commodification and Spectacle in Architectureby William S. Saunders; Kenneth Frampton

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 69.00

    More than ever, architectural design is seen as a means to promote commercial goals. Bringing together an impressive and varied group of critics and practitioners, this collection will help to sharpen the discussion of how design can respond to our hypercommodified culture. more...