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  • Ι.Ν. Αγίου Θωμά Αμπελοκήπων: Ταξίδι στους Αιώνεςby p. S?ßßa? ?a??d ?as??e??d??

    AKAKIA Publications 2013; US$ 8.24

    Στην πόλη της Αθήνας, στην παραδοσιακή και πυκνοκατοικημένη, πλέον, γειτονιά των Αμπελοκήπων, βρίσκεται ένα από τα ομορφότερα δείγματα της μεταβυζαντινής εκκλησιαστικής αρχιτεκτονικής: Ο παλαιός, μικρός Ναός του Αγ. Αποστόλου Θωμά, του 19ου αιώνα, το μικρό εκείνο εκκλησάκι, δίπλα στο μεγαλοπρεπή ενοριακό Ναό του Αγίου Θωμά. Η ιστορία του μικρού... more...

  • Betjeman’s Best British Churchesby Sir John Betjeman; Richard Surman

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 20.42

    A beautiful and practical up-to-date guide to over two thousand of Britain’s best parish churches. more...

  • How to Read a Building (Collins Need to Know?)by Timothy Brittain-Catlin

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; US$ 8.60

    Architecture is all around us – it is part of our lives, and its development is a central theme in the history of mankind. Learning to read a building is the route to understanding a major part of our cultural inheritance. Collins Need to Know? How to Read a Building shows you how to analyse and interpret architectural features with confidence. more...

  • Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architectureby Stephen Verderber

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 90.00

    Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture is the first book to examine the ways that healthcare architecture can provide better assistance in disaster-stricken communities. Aimed at architects and other professionals working across the disaster relief sector, it provides: An overview of the need for rapid response healthcare facilities;... more...

  • Unbuilt Hamiltonby Mark Osbaldeston

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 12.99

    With 150 archival plans, photographs, and illustrations, Mark Osbaldeston explores 200 years of significant but unrealized building, planning, and transit schemes in Hamilton. Learn about the escarpment amphitheatre, the Gage Avenue tunnel, the King’s Forest Zoo, and the downtown planetarium, none of which ever came to fruition. more...

  • Olympic Realitiesby Bruno Helbling; Werner van Gent; Peter Dittmann; Ahmed Buric; Francesco Pastorelli; Barbara Lüthi; Martin Müller; Bruno Helbling

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00

    Olympische Sportstätten sind Orte, die für eine kurze Dauer viel Aufmerksamkeit erhalten. Der in den letzten Jahren stark zunehmende mediale Fokus hat den Effekt der temporären Nutzung noch verstärkt. Doch was passiert mit den aufwändig geplanten und teuren Sportstätten in der Zeit nach den Spielen? Der Fotograf Bruno Helbling ist mit seiner Kamera... 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...

  • Architecture, Culture, and Spiritualityby Thomas Barrie; Julio Bermudez

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Architecture has long been understood as a cultural discipline able to articulate the human condition and lift the human spirit, yet the spirituality of architecture is rarely directly addressed in academic scholarship. The seventeen chapters provide a diverse range of perspectives, grouped according to topical themes: Being in the World; Sacred,... more...

  • Designing Schoolsby Kate Darian-Smith; Julie Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Designing Schools explores the close connections between the design of school buildings and educational practices throughout the twentieth century to today. Through international cases studies that span the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, this volume examines historical innovations in school architecture and situates these within changing... more...

  • Design Engineering Refocusedby Hanif Kara; Daniel Bosia

    Wiley 2016; US$ 65.95 US$ 57.16

    The contents of the book will highlight the differences between the design and engineering disciplines – strengths and flaws. It will also illustrate examples of interdisciplinary interactions. Any false dichotomies will be revealed and the many non-linear processes borne out of challenging conventions between traditional and new modes of practice... more...