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- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 39.99
During the season of Ramadan, when the first revelation of the Qur'an is commemorated, more than a million visitors journey to Mecca's Great Mosque. Despite Islam's position as a powerful religion, boasting one quarter of the world's population as its followers, many aspects of Muslim thought and belief remain an enigma to non-Muslims?until now. ... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The Lilliput Press 1997; US$ 12.99
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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 92.00 US$ 80.50
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...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00
The book, now in its sec. and rev. edition,illustrates how the most up-to-date educational strategies are realized in built form. School design is explained in all its relevant aspects such as role in the community, outdoor spaces, sustainability and requirements like lighting and acoustics. With70 case studies from Europe,America and... more...