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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    Complete coverage of earthquake-resistant concrete building design Written by a renowned seismic engineering expert, this authoritative resource discusses the theory and practice for the design and evaluation of earthquakeresisting reinforced concrete buildings. The book addresses the behavior of reinforced concrete materials, components, and systems... more...

  • The Potential of Earth-Sheltered and Underground Spaceby T. Lance Holthusen

    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...

  • 1000 Monuments de Génieby Christopher E.M. Pearson

    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...

  • 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...

  • Civilizing the Museumby Elaine Heumann Gurian

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95

    Written over a thirty-five year career, the essays in Civilizing the Museum introduce students to the powerful, sometimes contested, and often unrealized notion that museums should welcome all because they house the collective memory of all. Drawing on her experience working in and with museums in the US and throughout the world, Author Elaine... 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...

  • Legal Architectureby Linda Mulcahy

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Legal Architecture addresses how the environment of the trial can be seen as a physical expression of our relationship with ideals of justice. It provides an alternative account of the trial, which charts the troubled history of notions of due process and participation. In contrast to visions of judicial space as neutral, Linda Mulcahy argues that... more...