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- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 126.00
A handbook on the design and the planning of libraries - a particularly prestigious design task that underwent significant changes in recent years. Comprehensive contributions by experts from architecture and library science analyze specific aspects of the building type; a typology of some 40 exemplary international projects provides inspiration... more...
- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 49.00
The "2226" project received an outstanding media response. The reason is the clever design of this office building - it manages completely without air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems. This unpretentious and yet sophisticated monograph of a building includes photos by Eduard Hueber and essays by Peter Widerin and Florian Aicher,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...