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  • 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...

  • Power And Architectureby Michael Minkenberg

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 39.95

    Capital cities have been the seat of political power and central stage for their state?s political conflicts and rituals throughout the ages. In the modern era, they provide symbols for and confer meaning to the state, thereby contributing to the ?invention? of the nation. Capitals capture the imagination of natives, visitors and outsiders alike,... 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...

  • Programme Management Demystifiedby Geoff Reiss

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    This book provides the perfect companion to Geoff Reiss's Project Management Demystified and presents the techniques of multi-project management in a lively, approachable manner. It covers budgets, cost control, planning problems and matrix management formulae. Drawing on a wide range of case histories and lively examples, it tackles organisational... more...

  • Innovation in Architectureby Alan J. Brookes; Dominique Poole

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.95

    The main importance lies in the personal struggles towards design excellence through the appropriate use of technology. It is a book about a continual personal search for innovation and the courage to be able to translate dreams to reality. more...

  • Castles of Great Britain - Volume Oneby Linda Lee; Laurie Jonas

    Heritage Trail Publications Ltd 2004; US$ 11.99

    Although various types of fortification existed well before the Norman invasion and many modern ?Stately Homes? are often referred to as such, this book explores 30 of the countries surviving structures considered to be 'true castles'. Built between the eleventh and seventeenth centuries when they signified power and status, these fortifications lie... more...

  • Structure As Architectureby Andrew Charleson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 60.95

    Structure As Architecture provides readers with an accessible insight into the relationship between structure and architecture, focusing on the design principles that relate to both fields. Over one hundred case studies of contemporary buildings from countries across the globe including the UK, the US, France, Germany, Spain, Hong Kong and Australia... more...

  • Architect's Pocket Book of Kitchen Designby Charlotte Baden-Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 37.95

    As with the best-selling 'Architects Pocket Book' this title includes everyday information which the architect/designer normally has to find from a wide variety of sources and which is not always easily to hand. Focusing on kitchen design, this book is of use to the student as well as the experienced practitioner. It outlines all the information needed... more...