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- 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 an important... more...
- UPA 2013; US$ 31.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
The sacred place was, and still is, an intermediate zone created in the belief that it has the ability to co-join the religious aspirants to their gods. An essential means of understanding this sacred architecture is through the recognition of its role as an ?in-between? place. Establishing the contexts, approaches and understandings of architecture... more...
- 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. Both new buildings and adapted premises are covered. Essays on social development and childcare put the projects in context. Based on extensive research, Kindergarten Architecture... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 92.00 US$ 80.50
Upgrade the Energy and Environmental Performance of Existing Buildings This GreenSource guide explains how to transform existing buildings into more energy-efficient, resource-conserving green buildings. The book provides a clear process that guides you, step-by-step, through each phase of moving building operations and maintenance toward the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 141.95
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. This is the first and only book dedicated to this topic and was created to support individuals interested in developing and studying critical care environments... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 135.00 US$ 118.13
Best practices for the design and engineering of geothermal HVAC systems With a focus on market needs and customer goals, this practical guide explains how to realize the full potential of geothermal HVAC by integrating hydronic systems and controls at maximum capacity. Modern Geothermal HVAC: Engineering and Control Applications explains how to... more...
- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 101.03
A handbook on the design and the planning of libraries ? a particularly prestigious design task that underwent significant changes in recent years. Comprehensive contributions by experts from architecture and library science analyze specific aspects of the building type; a typology of some 40 exemplary international projects provides inspiration and... more...
- 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...