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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Entwurfsatlas Schulen und Kindergärtenby Mark Dudek

    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...

  • European Shopping Centre Architecture in France and Italyby Christian Seemann

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 73.99

    This comparative analysis of global shopping centers provides a greater understanding of their influence on urban architecture and infrastructure. The volume identifies the essential characteristics of an efficient shopping center and their adaptation to different geographical locations, drawing a complete portrait of the shopping center sector from... more...

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

    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...

  • First and Last Lovesby John Betjeman

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 17.99

    'Oh prams on concrete balconies, what will your children see? Oh white and antiseptic life in school and home and clinic, oh soul-destroying job with handy pension, oh loveless life of safe monotony, why were you created?' First and Last Loves is a collection of Betjeman's essays on architecture, first published to coincide with an exhibition... more...

  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie Houseby Donald Hoffmann

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    Frank Lloyd Wright firmly believed that "life could be formed anew if new form could be brought to its setting, architecture." His revolt against customary architectural design was shared by rugged individualist Fred C. Robie, who chose Wright to build his dream house in 1908. In this painstakingly researched and illuminating account of the design... more...

  • French Architectural Ornamentby Eugène Rouyer

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    From France's proudest architectural heirlooms comes this collection of ornaments?an extraordinary assortment of the sumptuous decorations that run from floor to ceiling and span the grand facades of royal residences. Their origins range from the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries, dating from the rule of France's first Renaissance king, Francis... more...

  • Greening Existing Buildingsby Jerry Yudelson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 88.00

    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...

  • Henry Hobson Richardson and His Worksby Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 17.95

    Here is the first important study of the leading 19th-century architect, a pioneer of Romanesque Revival. The work is filled with plans, photographs, drawings, and detailed discussions of all of Richardson's major buildings, including Trinity Church in Boston, Harvard Law School, and others. Written by the first female architectural critic, it is... more...