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  • MITby Douglass Shand-Tucci; John Horner; L. Rafael Reif; Mark Jarzombek

    Princeton Architectural Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was founded in 1861 as the cornerstone of Copley Square in Boston's Back Bay, then the center of a progressive, proto-globalist Brahmin culture committed to intellectual modernism and educational innovation. MIT founder William Barton Rogers's radical vision to teach by "mind and hand" was immediately... more...

  • Mixed-Use Development: Nine Case Studies of Complex Projectsby Dean Schwanke

    Urban Land Institute 2016; US$ 59.99

    This publication provides a detailed look at nine leading examples of mixed-use projects from around the world that have been developed in recent years. The case studies are drawn from the ULI Case Studies program, which showcases innovative approaches and best practices in real estate and urban development. The nine mixed-use projects featured offer... more...

  • Comment Paris s'est transforméby Camille Piton; Alfred Martial Lamouroux

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Le quartier de Paris que nous nous proposons d'étudier est celui sur lequel s'élevaient les bâtiments de la Halle blé. Ce terrain, dont les limites avaient peu varié jusqu'aux transformations apportées récemment pour l'achèvement de la rue du Louvre et la construction de la Bourse de Commerce, était borné par les rues Vauvilliers, Coquillière,... more...

  • Wiederkehr und Mehrdeutigkeitby Jonis Hartmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    Jonis Hartmann unternimmt in vorliegender Untersuchung den Versuch, Entwurfswerkzeuge jenseits von Stift und Papier begrifflich einzuführen. Sie setzen a priori an und begleiten den Entwurf geistig. Im Gegensatz zum "genialischen Moment" des Entwerfens sind sie übertragbar, regelhaft und verbalisierbar. Der Autor erläutert ihre Existenz und Konstituierung... more...

  • American Arcadiaby Peter J. Holliday

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 30.99

    American Arcadia explores the innumerable ways Californians shaped their visual and social culture using models and ideals from the classical tradition more...

  • Boundariesby Maya Lin

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 19.50

    Renowned artist and architect Maya Lin's visual and verbal sketchbook?a unique view into her artwork and philosophy. Walking through this parklike area, the memorial appears as a rift in the earth -- a long, polished black stone wall, emerging from and receding into the earth. Approaching the memorial, the ground slopes gently downward, and the low... more...

  • Entwurfsatlas Bibliothekenby Nolan Lushington; Wolfgang Rudorf; Liliane Wong

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 126.00

    A handbook on the design and the planning of libraries - a particularly prestigious design task that underwent significant changes in recent years. Comprehensive contributions by experts from architecture and library science analyze specific aspects of the building type; a typology of some 40 exemplary international projects provides inspiration... more...

  • Libraries ? A Design Manualby Nolan Lushington; Wolfgang Rudorf; Liliane Wong

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 126.00

    A handbook on the design and the planning of libraries ? a particularly prestigious design task that underwent significant changes in recent years. Comprehensive contributions by experts from architecture and library science analyze specific aspects of the building type; a typology of some 40 exemplary international projects provides inspiration and... more...

  • Planning Public Library Buildingsby Michael Dewe

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Planning a new or refurbished public library means considering not only facilities for collections, services, staff and users, but examining also the local context, reviewing the library image, and developing relationships with other community facilities and agencies. This book examines the entire gamut of challenges confronting the planning and... more...

  • Building Apartheidby Nicholas Coetzer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Through a specific architectural lens, this book exposes the role the British Empire played in the development of apartheid. Through reference to previously unexamined archival material, the book uncovers a myriad of mechanisms through which Empire laid the foundations onto which the edifice of apartheid was built. It unearths the significant role... more...