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  • The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishesby ARCOM; The American Institute of Architects; Elena M. S. Garrison

    Wiley 2003; US$ 150.00

    From ARCOM and The American Institute of Architects A complete visual guide to choosing and using finish materials In this unique guide, the authors of MASTERSPEC and Architectural Graphic Standards join forces to offer architects vital single-source access to the unbiased information they need to evaluate, select, and specify the best finish materials... more...

  • Das Haus Gottesby Reinhard Abeln

    Butzon & Bercker 2014; US$ 1.66

    In diesem E-Book werden die Basis-Themen des Glaubens verständlich, klar und prägnant erläutert. In diesem Fall wird das Gotteshaus erklärt. So wird erläutert warum es Kirchen gibt, warum der Hahn auf der Kirchturmspitze ist, welche Funktion der Altar und der Tabernakel hat. Vielen weitere Themen werden in diesem E-Book in kurzen Kapiteln erklärt.... more...

  • Engineering Law and the I.C.E. Contracts, Fourth Editionby M.W. Abrahamson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 441.00

    The forms of tender, agreement, conditions and bond published by the Institution of Civil Engineers have been designed to standardise the duties of contractors, employers and engineers and to distribute fairly the risks inherent in civil engineering. This classic guide to the contracts provides and authoritative reference, and also a rich and practical... more...

  • Medicine by Designby Annmarie Adams

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 27.50

    Medicine by Design examines how hospital design influenced the development of twentieth-century medicine and demonstrates the importance of these specialized buildings in the history of architecture. Annmarie Adams uses the ÒRoyal VicÓÑalong with other hospitalsÑto explore issues in architecture and medicine, including the role... more...

  • Smart Materials and Technologies in Architectureby Michelle Addington; Daniel Schodek

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95

    Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new "smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problems in building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diverse but largely idiosyncratic nature, because relatively few architects have access to information... more...

  • Cost Optimization of Structuresby Hojjat Adeli; Kamal C Sarma

    Wiley 2006; US$ 125.00

    While the weight of a structure constitutes a significant part of the cost, a minimum weight design is not necessarily the minimum cost design. Little attention in structural optimization has been paid to the cost optimization problem, particularly of realistic three-dimensional structures. Cost optimization is becoming a priority in all civil engineering... more...

  • Rock and Pop Venuesby Niels Werner Adelman-Larsen

    Springer 2014; US$ 139.00

    Gives precise guidelines on how to design the acoustics in venues that present amplified musicDebates essential construction details, including placement of sound system and use of possible building materials, in the architectural design of new venues or the renovation of old ones Presents 75 well-known European Rock & Pop venues, their architecture,... more...

  • Wrightscapesby Charles and Berdeana Aguar

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 45.00

    Here is the first book to examine the environmental landscape designs of Frank Lloyd Wright, probably the world's best known and most influential architect. WRIGHTSCAPES analyzes 85 of his works, and pays particular attention to site planning, landscape design, community scale, and regional planning. The authors include many original diagrams,... more...

  • Art and Architecture in the Islamic Traditionby Mohammed Hamdouni Alami

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 29.00

    What is 'art' in the sense of the Islamic tradition? Mohammed Hamdouni Alami argues that Islamic art has historically been excluded from Western notions of art; that the Western aesthetic tradition's preoccupation with the human body has meant that Islamic and Western art being perceived as inherently at odds. However, the move away from this 'anthropomorphic... more...

  • Facilities Managementby Keith Alexander

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    This book provides an overview of the interdisciplinary nature of facilities management. It discusses the framework within which facilites managers should operate and the key requirements of their task. more...