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- 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...
- 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...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 98.00
For some time now, school buildings have represented an important field in architecture, and there is an enduring interest in the challenges this design task presents. This publication explains in eleven chapters the central parameters for this architectural typology. Each theme is thoroughly investigated and illustrated with numerous buildings presenting... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 75.00
A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO RESIDENTIAL DESIGN FOR ARCHITECTS AND CLIENTS Written by a successful practitioner of both residential and commercial architecture, this hands-on resource enables you to transfer and expand your architectural design skills and successfully integrate single-family residential design into your professional practice. The Architect's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 85.00
This indispensable reference book captures key recent developments in the rapidly evolving field of sustainable hospital architecture. Today?s architects must provide hospitals which enable high quality care for diverse patient populations in carbon neutral care settings, and this book succinctly considers what needs to be done in order to meet that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 94.95
It is now widely recognized that the physical environment has an impact on the physiology, psychology, and sociology of those who experience it. When designing a critical care unit, the demands on the architect or designer working together with the interdisciplinary team of clinicians are highly specialized. Good design can have a hugely positive... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 15.98
Even in an age of soaring skyscrapers and cavernous sports stadiums, the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence still retains a rare power to astonish. Yet the elegance of the building belies the tremendous labour, technical ingenuity and bitter personal strife involved in its creation. For over a century after work on the cathedral began... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 63.95
Public Places Urban Spaces, 2e, is a thorough introduction to the principles of urban design theory and practice. Authored by experts in the fields of urban design and planning, it is designed specifically for the 2,500 postgraduate students on Urban Design courses in the UK, and 1,500 students on undergraduate courses in the same subject. The 2e... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95
Based on a lifelong professional and personal interest, "Traditional Buildings" presents a unique survey of vernacular architecture across the globe. The reader is taken on a fascinating tour of traditional building around the world, which includes the loess cave homes of central China, the stilt houses on the shores of Dahomey, the housebarns of Europe... more...