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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Reinventing the Museumby Gail Anderson

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 48.99

    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...

  • The Green Museumby Sarah S. Brophy; Elizabeth Wylie

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 36.99

    The Green Museum remains the leading handbook for museums seeking to learn ways to implement environmentally sustainable practices at their institutions. This new edition features updated standards, techniques, and new case studies to help achieve these goals. 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...

  • 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 lookat developments and revolutionary kitchen concepts of the last decades including standardized kitchens and open kitchen living spaces. more...

  • Living for the Elderlyby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 140.00

    Quality living in old age is one of the important topics of our time. Intelligent design solutions can push back the limits on housing and care, in favor of a comprehensive trend toward integrated forms of living. A third of the volume provides detailed expert information, a section of examples provides building and living typologies. more...

  • 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 of urban... more...