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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
The Potential of Earth-Sheltered and Underground Space: Today's Resource for Tomorrow's Space and Energy Viability contains the proceedings of the Underground Space Conference and Exposition held in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 8-10, 1981. The book contains four chapters that present both the plenary session and theme session of the conference.... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50
Depuis la mythique tour de Babel, les hommes ont toujours tenté d?ériger des monuments à la hauteur de leur ego démesuré. Que ce soit les antiques ziggourats, le Taj Mahal ou encore l?Empire State Building, l?homme n?a cessé, depuis des millénaires, de montrer sa puissance grâce à l?érection de ces bâtiments à l?utilité autant religieuse que profane.... more...