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  • The Tall Buildings Reference Bookby David Parker; Antony Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    As the ever-changing skylines of cities all over the world show, tall buildings are an increasingly important solution to accommodating growth more sustainably in today?s urban areas. Whether it is residential, a workplace or mixed use, the tower is both a statement of intent and the defining image for the new global city. The Tall Buildings Reference... more...

  • Design Tools for Evidence-Based Healthcare Designby Michael Phiri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 74.00

    The growing movement towards evidence-based healthcare design has largely emphasised a change of culture and attitudes. It has advocated for new ways of working, but until now, it has not focused on equipping healthcare clients and their designers with the practical means to exploit the potential benefits from evidence-based architectural design.... more...

  • University Planning and Architecture: The Search for Perfection 2edby Jonathan Coulson; Paul Roberts; Isabelle Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The environment of a university ? what we term a campus ? is a place with special resonance. They have long been the setting for some of history?s most exciting experiments in the design of the built environment. Christopher Wren at Cambridge, Le Corbusier at Harvard, and Norman Foster at the Free University Berlin: the calibre of practitioners who... more...

  • Medicine by Designby Annmarie Adams

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 27.50

    Medicine by Design examines how hospital design influenced the development of twentieth-century medicine and demonstrates the importance of these specialized buildings in the history of architecture. Annmarie Adams uses the ÒRoyal VicÓÑalong with other hospitalsÑto explore issues in architecture and medicine, including the role... more...

  • Secrets of Kings College Chapelby Nigel Pennick

    Aeon Books 2012; US$ 10.95

    Today, King's College Chapel is the iconic image of the City of Cambridge.The chapel was founded in 1446 by the mystically-inclined King Henry VI, known in his time as "the royal saint". The king gave his builders complete instructions for a magnificent chapel of cathedral dimensions, every part of which had a mystical and spiritual meaning. This "final... more...

  • PreFab Houses DesignSourceby Marta Serrats

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 16.99

    For many, the idea of prefab housing may bring to mind trailers and other less desirable images of home life. But this idea couldn't be more wrong! Rather, the newest trends in prefab have emerged as a great way for a design- (and cost-) conscious generation to achieve the dream of home ownership. Today, prefab houses are manufactured to the highest... more...

  • Betjeman?s Best British Churchesby Sir John Betjeman; Richard Surman

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available

    A beautiful and practical up-to-date guide to over two thousand of Britain?s best parish churches. more...

  • Hidden Cape Townby Paul Duncan; Alain Proust

    Random House Struik 2013; US$ 21.00

    A unique look ?inside? 30 of Cape Town?s most notable buildings. more...

  • Learning Environmentsby Andrew Harrison; Les Hutton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.00

    The complete design guide for any architect working on a learning environment from pre-school to tertiary education. more...

  • Greening Existing Buildingsby Jerry Yudelson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 85.00

    Upgrade the Energy and Environmental Performance of Existing Buildings This GreenSource guide explains how to transform existing buildings into more energy-efficient, resource-conserving green buildings. The book provides a clear process that guides you, step-by-step, through each phase of moving building operations and maintenance toward the... more...