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  • Design Tools for Evidence-Based Healthcare Designby Michael Phiri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    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...

  • Henry Hobson Richardson and His Worksby Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 17.95

    First important study of leading 19th-century architect, the pioneer of Romanesque Revival. Plans, photographs, drawings, and detailed discussions of all of Richardson's major buildings, including Trinity Church in Boston, Harvard Law School, and many others. more...

  • The American Vitruviusby Werner Hegemann; Elbert Peets; Christiane Crasemann Collins

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 29.95

    This atlas of architectural design advocates rational as well as humanistic principles in the development of the urban environment. Drawing upon the ideals that inspired the great Roman architect, it promotes the Vitruvian maxims of longevity, beauty, and commodity. It also defines the thinking behind modern American city planning. First published... more...

  • The Power of Buildings, 1920-1950by Hugh Ferriss

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95

    Trained as an architect in the early twentieth century, Hugh Ferriss possessed a vision of form that surpassed the traditional blueprints of his peers?and it showed in his distinctively moody renderings. A master of light and shadow, he managed to capture the spirit of each building with a heightened sense of perspective and design. By the 1920s,... more...

  • French Architectural Ornamentby Eugène Rouyer

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    Take a visual tour through salons, war rooms, and ballrooms in this illustrated survey, with decorative elements from doors, walls, fireplaces, cabinets, consoles, and friezes. 61 color and 100 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie Houseby Donald Hoffmann

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    Painstakingly researched and illuminating account of the making of the Fred C. Robie home. Revealing family documents, excerpts from a 1958 interview with Fred Robie, and 160 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • Castlesby Sidney Toy

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95

    Concise, scholarly survey traces castle development from ancient roots. Nearly 200 photographs and drawings illustrate moats, keeps, baileys, and many other features. Caernarvon Castle, Dover Castle, Hadrian's Wall, Tower of London, and more. 199 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • South African Artists at Homeby Paul Duncan

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2015; US$ 20.00

    A unique glimpse into the homes of 14 of South Africa?s most respected artists. Superb photography, detailed captions and short introductions capture a moment in the life of the featured artists. more...

  • Integrating Careby Justin De Syllas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 74.00

    This book provides a timely review of the contemporary interpretation of the ?comprehensive health centre?, a building type that was originally advocated by health reformers in the UK in the first half of the twentieth century. The book discusses the development of this idea, the failure under the NHS to apply the idea in practice in the second half... more...

  • Economy and Architectureby Juliet Odgers; Mhairi McVicar; Stephen Kite

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Economy and Architecture addresses a timely, critical, and much-debated topic in both its historical and contemporary dimensions. From the Apple Store in New York City, to the street markets of the Pan American Highway; from commercial Dubai to the public schools of Australia, this book takes a critical look at contemporary architecture from across... more...