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  • Prefabricated Systemsby Ulrich Knaack; Sharon Chung-Klatte; Reinhard Hasselbach

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 49.00

    Seit einigen Jahren wird der Systembau, die Verwendung von vorgefertigten Elementen in der Architektur wieder engagiert diskutiert. Lange als monoton abgestempelt, weisen heutige Bauelemente in Wirklichkeit einen hohen Differenzierungsgrad auf, der die Kreativität der Architekten nachhaltig stützen und verstärken kann. Zahlreiche Bauten... 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...

  • PreFab Houses DesignSourceby Marta Serrats

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • Worauf baut die Bildung?by Michael Braum; Oliver G. Hamm

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 39.49

    Das Thema Bildung wird derzeit ebenso nachhaltig wie kontrovers öffentlich diskutiert. Das Buch stellt in Expertenbeiträgen von Architekten, Pädagogen und Fachjournalisten Aspekte, Anforderungen und aktuelle Tendenzen der Bauaufgabe dar, es stellt gelungene Beispiele vor und gibt Handlungsempfehlungen. Aus dem Inhalt: Wir waren schon... more...

  • Ideas Exchangeby Tim Abrahams

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 90.95

    The Hawkins\Brown architectural firm in London, founded in 1988 by Roger Hawkins and Russell Brown, is one of the up-and-coming offices on the international architecture scene. The spectrum of the firm’s works ranges from residences and interior design by way of office buildings and various public buildings such as theaters and university... more...

  • A Field Guide to the Buildings of Irelandby Sean Rothery; Maurice Craig

    The Lilliput Press 1997; US$ 16.99

    The history of building in Ireland spans more than five thousand years. The evidence of these years of building persists thoughout the intricate and richly textured landscape of the island. In the course of an hour's drive or, in some areas, a walk, strange stone monuments from neolithic times, remnants of Early Christian settlements and the romantic... 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...

  • Design for the Changing Educational Landscapeby Andrew Harrison; Les Hutton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    The whole landscape of space use is undergoing a radical transformation. In the workplace a period of unprecedented change has created a mix of responses with one overriding outcome observable worldwide: the rise of distributed space. In the learning environment the social, political, economic and technological changes responsible for this shift... more...

  • Entwurfsatlas Schulen und Kindergärtenby Mark Dudek

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00

    Now available as revised edition: The successful manual on school design As a new generation of educational environments are designed and built, this Design Manual illustrates the most up-to-date educational strategies and how they are realized in built form. Concepts such as working with small teams of students, interdisciplinary learning... more...

  • Entwurfsatlas Bibliothekenby Nolan Lushington; Wolfgang Rudorf; Liliane Wong

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 126.00

    Libraries as a building type has been subjected to substantial changes in particular in the past ten years. Milestones such as Rem Koolhaas‘ Seattle Central Library from 2004 reinvented the typology completely and reflected a development from elitist temple of learning to a public living room. Hybrids between library and department store or theater... more...