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  • Big Benby Peter MacDonald

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    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...

  • Apollo Memoriesby Martin Kielty

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57

    From 1927 until 1985 the Glasgow Apollo was a landmark in Glasgow's architecture and culture. Opened as Green's Playhouse, it shone through the golden age of cinema and ballroom until, for its last 12 years of life, it was the rock venue to play in Scotland, Britain and even Europe. Everyone who was anyone took to the infamously high stage and performed... 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. more...

  • Le Corbusier's Venice Hospital Projectby 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...

  • Legal Frameworks for the Built Environmentby Jean Badman; Laurie Grimmet

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    Law is a complex subject and has major impacts on the built environment and all those working in it. Law is seen as one of the strongest interdisciplinary links between the various professions; it is essential to have a clear understanding of how both statute and common law, as well as the legislative frameworks (statutory controls/policy and procedures),... more...

  • Orkney's Italian Chapelby Philip Paris

    Black & White Publishing 2010; US$ 7.28

    Orkney?s Italian Chapel was built by Italian POWs held on the island during the Second World War. In the sixty-five years since it was built it has become an enduring symbol of peace and hope around the world. The story of who built the chapel and how it came into existence and survived against all the odds is both fascinating and inspiring. Author... more...

  • Twentieth Century Industrial Archaeologyby Michael Stratton; Barrie Trinder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.95

    This book examines the industrial monuments of twentieth- century Britain. Each chapter takes a specific theme and examines it in the context of the buildings and structure of the twentieth century. The authors are both leading experts in the field, having written widely on various aspects of the subject. In this new and comprehensive survey they respond... more...

  • Great Reimagining, Theby Bree T. Hocking

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    While sectarian violence has greatly diminished on the streets of Belfast and Derry, proxy battles over the right to define Northern Ireland?s identity through its new symbolic landscapes continue. Offering a detailed ethnographic account of Northern Ireland?s post-conflict visual transformation, this book examines the official effort to produce... more...

  • Spanish Colonial or Adobe Architecture of Californiaby Donald R. Hannaford; Revel Edwards; David Gebhard

    Architectural Book Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    In California, authentic Spanish colonial houses were built with local materials, using the traditions of both Spanish and New England settlers. This book gives architects, home builders and historians a chance to view photos, sketches, and 26 full pages of measured drawings of interior and exterior doorways, paneling, balconies, wrought-iron, and... more...