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  • Sixteen Acresby Philip Nobel

    Henry Holt and Co. 2005; US$ 8.99

    A no-holds-barred look at the collision of interests behind the ambitious attempt to raise a new national icon at Ground Zero When we stand in downtown Manhattan in the future and look up and ask, "Why?"--Why is it so strange, so rude, so striving, so right, so wrong?--we will have Sixteen Acres to give us the answers. Tracing the redevelopment... more...

  • Stadien der Fussballweltmeisterschaft 2006by Gernot Stick; P. Köster; A. Schnell

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 46.00

    Für die WM 2006 wurden in Deutschland zwölf Stadien teils neu errichtet, teils umgebaut. So prominente Umbauten wie der des Berliner Olympiastadions von 1936 durch von Gerkan, Marg und Partner haben bereits große Aufmerksamkeit erzeugt, und mit der neuen Allianz-Arena von Herzog & de Meuron in München wird ein weiteres Highlight moderner Sportarchitektur... more...

  • Linking Architecture and Educationby Anne Taylor; Katherine Enggass

    University of New Mexico Press 2009; US$ 125.00

    Taylor argues persuasively for "three dimensional textbooks"--innovative environments that maximize learning. more...

  • Building Ideasby Jay Pridmore; Tom Rossiter

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00

     Many books have been written about the University of Chicago over its 120-year history, but most of them focus on the intellectual environment, favoring its great thinkers and their many breakthroughs. Yet for the students and scholars who live and work here, the physical university—its stately buildings and beautiful grounds—forms... more...

  • THE SACRED IN-BETWEEN BARRIEby Thomas Barrie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    For anyone interested in sacred architecture, this book offers an extraordinary insight into the extraordinary buildings and the forces behind them. Examining the contexts, approaches and understandings of the architecture involved, the author draws on a unique range of cases and reflects on their continuing significance and the lessons they can offer... more...

  • Kindergarten Architectureby Mark Dudek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.95

    This fully illustrated guide to the planning and design of pre-school facilities for children is supported by a broad range of case studies, drawn from around the world. more...

  • Design for Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Careby Mardelle McCuskey Shepley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Design for Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care provides an overview of the design and research issues associated with the development of environments for pediatric and neonatal intensive care. more...

  • Grundrissatlasby Friederike Schneider

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 84.00

    This housing construction design manual documents and analyzes some 130 international residential structures from the last fifty years. From the standardized floor plans of the 1960s to the more individual concepts of the 1980s and the changed requirements and housing types of recent years, example structures by famous and lesser known architects from... more...

  • Living for the Elderlyby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 140.00

    Quality living in old age is one of the important topics of our time. Intelligent design solutions can push back the limits on housing and care, in favor of a comprehensive trend toward integrated forms of living. A third of the volume provides detailed expert information, a section of examples provides building and living typologies. more...

  • Emergent Architectural Territories in East Asian Citiesby Peter G. Rowe

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 63.95

    This book presents current developments in city planning and architecture in East Asia. It describes the many neighborhoods in which the region?s large cities are modernizing or expanding with innovative structures and advanced construction projects. It combines a typology of public structures with an analysis of the compositional principles of urban... more...