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

    Birkhäuser 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... more...

  • My Desk is my Castleby Uta Brandes; Michael Erlhoff

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 43.95

    The desk is a place of work and of action, but it also serves as a place to exhibit personal things and preferences. Thus it always characterizes in two ways a material and symbolic unity. The desk is not only very informative in itself, but also must always be studied and understood in the context of its cultural, gender-specific, and... more...

  • Die Kücheby Klaus Spechtenhauser

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 48.95

    Since the 1990s the kitchen has moved into the design spotlight, and this publication examines and reviews its significance in an architectural, cultural, social and economical context. The authors look at developments and revolutionary kitchen concepts of the last decades including standardized kitchens and open kitchen living spaces.... more...

  • Going to Townby Katherine Ashenburg

    McClelland & Stewart 2012; US$ 19.95

    Winner of The Ontario Historical Society?s Fred Landon Award for Best Regional History. With 300 photos and 11 maps. A work of unexpected delights and surprises: here is a one-of-a-kind guidebook that pinpoints the best of Ontario?s architectural heritage in its most charming towns, offers tantalizing and informative details of provincial history,... more...

  • Emerging Urbanityby Richard Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    Discussions on the global economy focus on the hyper-mobility of capital, the possibility of instantaneous transmission of information and money around the globe, the centrality of information outputs to our economic systems and emphasise the neutralisation of geography and of places. What is ignored, however, is that even the most advanced information... more...

  • Reinventing the Museumby Gail Anderson

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 52.99

    Reinventing the Museum gathers 35 seminal articles reflecting over 100 years of dialogue within the musem community about what it means to be a high-quality, relevant institution. Important reading for museum professionals, students, and anyone interested in museums and their development. more...

  • Big Benby Peter MacDonald

    The History Press 2013; US$ 11.65

    Big Ben is perhaps the most famous clock in the world. Peter Macdonald tells its story, from its conception in the 1830s to its establishment as the national timepiece and the symbol of Britain up to the present day. more...

  • Timber Decay in Buildingsby Brian Ridout

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00

    This is the first book to tackle all the issues relating to timber decay. It presents the facts and explores timber decay problems through case studies. These are illustrated with clear self-explanatory photographs for the reader to use as a diagnostic aid. Section 1 discusses timber as a living material, Section 2 deals with decay organisms and their... more...

  • Le Corbusier's Venice Hospital Projectby Dr Mahnaz Shah

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    In 1964 Le Corbusier was commissioned to design a hospital in the San Giobbe neighbourhood of Venice, he died the following year and so his design was not built. This book offers a detailed study of Le Corbusier's Venice hospital project as a plausible built entity. In addition, it analyses it in the light of its supposed affinity with the medieval... more...

  • Management and Business Skills in the Built Environmentby Geoff Crook; Mike Waterhouse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    The third book in this series is written by a team of interdisciplinary teachers and professionals, led by Mike Waterhouse and Geoff Crook, is aimed at students and professionals in the built environment who wish to develop their management and business skills. In a rapidly changing world where techniques and custom and practice can date soon after... more...