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  • 21st Century Learning Environmentsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 35.00

    School buildings have a crucial contribution to make to raising educational achievement. Designing high performance school buildings for the 21st century for all children is a shared concern amongst OECD countries. Innovative research seeks architectural answers that make efficient use of the resources invested in building, renovating and running schools.... more...

  • Stadium Gamesby Jay Weiner

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 30.00

    In Stadium Games, veteran Minneapolis Star Tribune reporter Jay Weiner analyzes Minnesota?s fifty-year history with pro sports and the issues contributing to the bid for a new stadium for the Minnesota Twins, along the way providing a big-picture evaluation of national sports economics. more...

  • Stanford Universityby David J. Neuman; R. Joncas; Paul V. Turner

    Springer 2006; US$ 24.95

    With the many additions to the campus of Stanford University since the publication of our book, including the Frances Arrillaga Alumni Center by Hoover Associates / The SWA Group, the James H. Clark Center for Bio Sciences & Bio Engineering by Foster and Partners / Peter Walker and Partners, and the Carnegie Institution by Esherik Homsey Dodge and... more...

  • The President's Houseby Margaret Truman

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.00

    As Margaret Truman knows from firsthand experience, living in the White House can be exhilarating and maddening, alarming and exhausting?but it is certainly never dull. Part private residence, part goldfish bowl, and part national shrine, the White House is both the most important address in America and the most intensely scrutinized. In this splendid... more...

  • A Place of My Ownby Michael Pollan

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00

    Michael Pollan's unmatched ability to draw lines of connection between our everyday experiences--whether eating, gardening, or building--and the natural world has been the basis for the popular success of his many works of nonfiction, including the genre-defining bestsellers The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food . With this updated edition... more...

  • Schools and Kindergartensby Mark Dudek

    Springer 2005; US$ 129.00

    In a global economy, the importance of education is now widely recognized. Furthermore, in the wake of international assessment studies, schools and kindergartens have become a focus of great public interest. As a new generation of educational environments are designed and built, this "Design Manual" illustrates the most up-to-date educational... more...

  • Building Integrated Photovoltaicsby Simon Roberts

    Springer 2009; US$ 59.95

    Photovoltaics is one of the most promising technologies for global energy production in the context of the energy crisis and climate change. Photovoltaic modules are now available in such a wide range of forms that nearly all of the usual fl at parts of buildings can be provided with photovoltaic capabilities. In addition to producing energy, these... more...

  • Stadium Worldsby Sybille Frank; Silke Steets

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    Analyzing football as a cultural practice, this book investigates the connection between the sport and its built environment. An international multi-disciplinary range of perspectives are set in four thematic sections bring together with particular focus on the stadium. Texts and case-studies make this a useful book for lecturers and researchers in... more...

  • Holzbau mit Systemby Josef Kolb; Lignum - Holzwirtschaft Schweiz; Deutsche Dgfh

    Springer 2007; US$ 84.93

    Der Holzbau hat sich grundlegend erneuert. Er hat gegenüber Konkurrenzbaustoffen deutlich an Marktanteilen gewonnen und wird von Systemen wie Rahmen-, Skelett- und Massivholzbau dominiert.  Jeder Holzbau ist durch Struktur bestimmt. Dabei ist es wesentlich, die  Zusammenhänge vom Entwurf bis zur Konstruktion zu kennen. "Holzbau mit System" geht dieses... more...

  • Muslim Fortresses in the Levantby Kate Raphael

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    During much of the twelfth century the Crusaders dominated the military scene in the Levant. The unification of Egypt and Syria by Saladin gradually changed the balance of power, which slowly begun to tilt in favour of the Muslims. This book examines the development and role of Muslim fortresses in the Levant at the time of the Crusaders and the Mongol... more...