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  • Palazzos of Powerby Aaron V. Wunsch; Joseph E.B. Elliott; David E. Nye

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    "If it isn't Electric, it isn't Modern." Such was the slogan of the Philadelphia Electric Company, developer of an unprecedented network of massive metropolitan power stations servicing greater Philadelphia at the turn of the twentieth century. These once-brilliant sentinels of civic utility and activity were designed to convey "solidity and immensity"... more...

  • Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorialby Paul Chapman

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 30.00

    This is a comprehensive and highly emotive volume, borne of years of intensive research and many trips to the battlefields of the Great War. It seeks to humanise Tyne Cot cemetery, to offer the reader a chance to engage with the personal stories of the soldiers whose names have been chiseled there in stone. Poignant stories of camaraderie, tragic... more...

  • Lincoln's White Houseby James B. Conroy

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 26.99

    Lincoln?s White House is the first book devoted to capturing the look, feel, and smell of the executive mansion from Lincoln?s inauguration in 1861 to his assassination in 1865. more...

  • Design Engineering Refocusedby Hanif Kara; Daniel Bosia

    Wiley 2016; US$ 65.95 US$ 57.16

    The contents of the book will highlight the differences between the design and engineering disciplines – strengths and flaws. It will also illustrate examples of interdisciplinary interactions. Any false dichotomies will be revealed and the many non-linear processes borne out of challenging conventions between traditional and new modes of practice... more...

  • Stadiaby Geraint John; Rod Sheard; Ben Vickery

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 78.95

    In this fully updated and redesigned edition of the essential and long-established Stadia , the authors offer their unrivalled expertise to all professionals who commission, plan, design, and manage high-quality sports venues. Ideas about the design and use of stadiums continue to evolve and this fifth edition includes the latest developments in... more...

  • Hidden Johannesburgby Paul Duncan; Alain Proust

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 18.00

    Johannesburg: Egoli to some, Jozi to others. Once a mining town, now the most important commercial city in Africa. It?s been home to renegades and rogues, colonialists and capitalists, the dispossessed and the newly enriched. Today it?s populated by those who call themselves Africans or Afrikaners, by blacks, whites and every shade in between, and... more...

  • Designing Schoolsby Kate Darian-Smith; Julie Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Designing Schools explores the close connections between the design of school buildings and educational practices throughout the twentieth century to today. Through international cases studies that span the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, this volume examines historical innovations in school architecture and situates these within changing... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: The Politics of Urban Change (1979)by David McKay; Andrew Cox

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1979, this book examines key planning policy areas such as land use planning, land values, housing and slum clearance, urban transport, industrial and regional economic location policies, and policies inner city policies to explain why particular policies have been adopted at particular times ? assessing the role of political parties,... more...

  • Unbuilt Hamiltonby Mark Osbaldeston

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 12.99

    With 150 archival plans, photographs, and illustrations, Mark Osbaldeston explores 200 years of significant but unrealized building, planning, and transit schemes in Hamilton. Learn about the escarpment amphitheatre, the Gage Street tunnel, the King?s Forest Zoo, and the downtown planetarium, none of which ever came to fruition. more...

  • L'Art au temps des rois maudits. Philippe le Bel et ses fils, 1285-1328 (Paris - 1998)by Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Deux règnes ont marqué l'histoire de l'art gothique en France, celui de Saint Louis (1226-1270) et celui de Charles V (1364-1380). Entre les deux, une sorte de hiatus s'est instauré : l'éclosion des grandes cathédrales est alors terminée, le style rayonnant poursuit ses raffinements... À PROPOS DE L?ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS Reconnue mondialement... more...