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  • 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...

  • Emerald Architecture: Case Studies in Green Building (GreenSource)by GreenSource Magazine

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 59.95

    Design inspiration for structures that are beautiful as well as sustainable This unique and lavishly illustrated guide offers invaluable inspiration for the planning of sustainable structures and facilities. Twenty-four in-depth case studies provide information for a wide variety of projects— from schools, offices, and labs to libraries and a... 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...

  • The Edifice Complexby Deyan Sudjic

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 27.00

    A provocative look at architecture-"exceptionally intelligent and original" (Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Book World ) Deyan Sudjic-"probably the most influential figure in architecture you've never heard of" - argues that architecture, far from being auteur art, must be understood as a naked expression of power. From the grandiose projects... 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...

  • Sports Facilities and Technologiesby Peter Culley; John Pascoe

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 100.00

    Increasingly, sport and leisure amenities are needing to be versatile, user-friendly and of lasting value to local and wider communities. With case studies from around the world this book is a definitive reference for practitioners and students in sports and leisure, building design and facilities management. 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...