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  • Alcatrazby Donald MacDonald; Ira Nadel

    Chronicle Books LLC 2012; US$ 12.99

    Shrouded in mystery and rich with history, Alcatraz draws over a million visitors each year. This enlightening volume provides the first complete history of Alcatraz told through its architecture. In friendly illustrations and accessible text, authors Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel reveal the design decisions that have shaped the island from its first... more...

  • Applied Building Physicsby Hugo S. L. Hens

    Wiley 2016; US$ 80.00

    Bad experiences with construction quality, the energy crises of 1973 and 1979, complaints about 'sick buildings', thermal, acoustical, visual and olfactory discomfort, the need for good air quality, the move towards more sustainability, all have accelerated the development of a field, which for a long time was hardly more than an academic exercise:... 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...

  • Architecture, Culture, and Spiritualityby Dr Julio Bermudez; Dr Phillip James Tabb; Professor Thomas Barrie

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • The Architecture of Englandby Frederick Gibberd

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    The Architecture of England: From Norman Times to the Present Day provides information pertinent to the evolution of English architecture. This book shows why different building types are erected and explains their significance and characteristics. This book begins with an overview of the architecture of the ancient civilizations of Rome and Greece,... more...

  • Back to the Futureby Karl Besel; Viviana Andreescu

    UPA 2013; US$ 28.99

    This book explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy developments. Back to the Future examines the historical roots and the beginnings of new urbanism and illustrates how this movement has become a nationwide trend in response to changing demographics and the real estate crisis. more...

  • Bauaufnahmen und Bauuntersuchungen in der Denkmalpflegeby Frank Braun

    Wachholtz Verlag 2014; US$ 19.08

    In diesem ersten Band aus der Reihe "Wismarer Schriften zur Denkmalpflege" werden Projekte seit 1990 vorgestellt. Dabei werden denkmalgeschützte Bauten in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, aber auch in den angrenzenden Bundesländern Schleswig-Holstein, Niedersachsen und Brandenburg behandelt. Die Bandbreite der Gebäude reicht von Kirchen, Guts- und... more...

  • The Beauty of Holinessby Louis P. Nelson

    The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 29.99

    Intermingling architectural, cultural, and religious history, Louis Nelson reads Anglican architecture and decorative arts as documents of eighteenth-century religious practice and belief. In The Beauty of Holiness , he tells the story of the Church of England in colonial South Carolina, revealing how the colony's Anglicans negotiated the tensions... more...

  • Bed Mannersby Ralph Hopton; Anne Balliol

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 10.95

    A vintage light-hearted guide to the fraught battlefield of bedroom etiquette ... Ever wanted to know how to avoid horrifying your husband with your nightly toilette? Or avoid incurring the wrath of your wife when creeping home late at night? First published in the 1930s, the humorous advice in ?Bed Manners? reveals the rules of bedroom etiquette,... more...

  • Berkeley Walksby Robert E. Johnson; Janet L. Byron

    Roaring Forties Press 2015; US$ 9.95

    Berkeley Walks celebrates the things that make Berkeley such a wonderful walking citydiverse architecture, panoramic views, tree-lined neighborhoods, historic homes, unusual gardens, secret pathways, hidden parks, vibrant street life, trend-setting restaurants, and intriguing history. Fascinating and surprising sidelights include the apartment building... more...