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  • Toronto Architectureby Patricia McHugh; Alex Bozikovic

    McClelland & Stewart 2017; US$ 26.95

    Discover the city in all its many guises with this authoritative architectural guide, newly updated and expanded. Toronto has been hailed as "the city that works," "the livable city," and a "world-class city." But just what does Toronto look like? And what can the changing image of the city tell us about Toronto's past -- and its future? Twenty-two... more...

  • Preserving Historic Architectureby U.S. Department of the Interior; Wayne Goodman

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95

    The National Park Service, a branch of the Department of the Interior, knows preservation. In its hundred-year existence, the service has dealt with just about every problem an old structure can have. Whether it is removing graffiti in Manhattan or rebuilding a barn in Oregon, the National Park Service knows what to do. Here are the official U.S.... 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...

  • Stadiaby Geraint John; Rod Sheard; Ben Vickery

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 78.95

    In this fully updated and redesigned edition of the essential and long-established Stadia , the authors offer their unrivalled expertise to all professionals who commission, plan, design, and manage high-quality sports venues. Ideas about the design and use of stadiums continue to evolve and this fifth edition includes the latest developments in... more...

  • Design for Healthby Terri Peters

    Wiley 2017; US$ 41.50 US$ 35.97

    Design for Health: Sustainable Approaches to Therapeutic Architecture Guest-Edited by Terri Peters Our experience of hospitals and medical clinics is almost wholly determined by their architecture. The spatial and sensory qualities of our surroundings influence how we behave and relate to others, while also affecting our spiritual and physical... more...

  • Geometry and Atmosphereby C. Alan Short; Peter Barrett; Alistair Fair; Monty Sutrisna

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Drawing on detailed design, construction and financial histories of six prominent Performing Arts buildings with budgets ranging from £3.4 million to over £100 million, Geometry and Atmosphere presents unique and valuable insights into the complex process of building for the arts. Each theatre project, from tailor-made spaces for avant-garde companies... more...

  • The Architect's Guide to Residential Designby Michael Malone

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 78.00

    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 2010; 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...