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  • Unbuilt Hamiltonby Mark Osbaldeston

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 12.99

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

  • The Architect's Guide to Residential Designby Michael Malone

    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...

  • Innovations in Hospital Architectureby Stephen Verderber

    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...

  • Design for Critical Careby D. Kirk Hamilton; Mardelle McCuskey Shepley

    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...

  • The Secret Lives of Buildingsby Edward Hollis

    Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 20.99

    A strikingly original, beautifully narrated history of Western architecture and the cultural transformations that it represents Concrete, marble, steel, brick: little else made by human hands seems as stable, as immutable, as a building. Yet the life of any structure is neither fixed nor timeless. Outliving their original contexts and purposes,... more...

  • Brunelleschi's Domeby Ross King

    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...

  • Public Places - Urban Spacesby Tim Heath; Taner Oc; Steve Tiesdell

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 64.95

    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...

  • Traditional Buildingsby Allen Noble

    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...

  • Graphic Standards Field Guide to Residential Constructionby Dennis J. Hall; Nina M. Giglio

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00

    A must-have reference to more than 100 common residential conditions?from accessibility issues to working with zinc Practical information that the architect, engineer, contractor and homeowner can access quickly, with over 230 supporting tables photos and details Identifies frequently used reference standards, acceptable practices, and other... more...

  • Ghastly Good Tasteby John Betjeman

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 17.99

    'My own interest started in seeking out what was old. When the guide told me that this was the bed in which Queen Elizabeth slept, I believed him. When owners of country cottages in Suffolk told me their cottage was a thousand years old, I believed them too. I thought that this or that church was the smallest in England, and that secret passages... more...