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  • Reinventing the Museumby Gail Anderson

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 48.99

    Chapter 1 Preface with Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction: Reinventing the Museum Chapter 3 Chapter I: The Role of the Museum in Society: The Challenge to Remain Relevant Chapter 4 Introduction Chapter 5 The Gloom of the Museum (1917) Chapter 6 What is a Museum? (1942) Chapter 7 A Twelve Point Program for Museum Renewal (1970) Chapter... 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...

  • 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$ 2.90

    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...

  • Community of the Transfigurationby Paul Dekar

    The Lutterworth Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    In the 1930s, German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer anticipated the restoration of the Church after the coming Second World War through a new kind of monasticism, a way of life of uncompromising adherence to the Sermon on the Mount in imitation of Christ. Since then, the renewal of Christian monasticism has become a great spiritual movement. Imbued... more...

  • Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildingsby Jack Moehle

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 175.00

    Jack Moehle, Ph.D., is the T.Y. and Margaret Lin Professor of Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. He was founding director of the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center. Dr. Moehle played a leading role on several teams to develop professional guidance and design... more...