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  • Traditional Chinese Architectureby Xinian Fu; Nancy S. Steinhardt; Alexandra Harrer

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 49.95 US$ 45.45

    A groundbreaking book by one of the world's leading historians of Chinese architecture Translated by Alexandra Harrer Fu Xinian is considered by many to be the world's leading historian of Chinese architecture. He is an expert on every type of Chinese architecture from every period through the nineteenth century, and his work is at the cutting... more...

  • Basics Water Cyclesby Doris Haas-Arndt

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 17.99

    Die Integration der haustechnischen Anlagen ist ein wichtiger Aspekt bei der Planung des Architekten. Die Konzeptionierung von Versorgungssträngen und Kreisläufen im Gebäude erfordert ein Verständnis für die Zusammenhänge der Ver- und Entsorgung mit dem Element Wasser. Hierbei geht es vor allem um die Zusammenhänge der einzelnen Kreislaufelemente... more...

  • Basics Glass Constructionby Andreas Achilles; Diane Navratil

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 17.99

    Der Glasbau ist eines der innovativsten und abwechslungsreichsten Gebiete der Baukonstruktion. Glas verbindet Außen- und Innenräume ? gleichzeitig schützt es den Innenraum vor der Außenwelt. Die konstruktiven Möglichkeiten des Materials reichen weit über klassische Fensterkonstruktionen hinaus. So verfügen spezielle Gläser über erstaunliche... more...

  • Basics Glasbauby Andreas Achilles; Diane Navratil

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 17.99

    Der Glasbau ist eines der innovativsten und abwechslungsreichsten Gebiete der Baukonstruktion. Glas verbindet Außen- und Innenräume ? gleichzeitig schützt es den Innenraum vor der Außenwelt. Die konstruktiven Möglichkeiten des Materials reichen weit über klassische Fensterkonstruktionen hinaus. So verfügen spezielle Gläser über erstaunliche... more...

  • The Sagrada Familiaby Gijs van Hensbergen

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 8.99

    A definitive and illuminating biography of one of the most famous ? and most famously unfinished ? buildings in the world, the Sagrada Familia of Barcelona. Its scaffolding-cloaked spires reach up to the heavens, dominating the Barcelona skyline and drawing in millions of visitors every year. What seduces our attention is perhaps a combination: not... more...

  • Deconstructing the High Lineby Christoph Lindner; Brian Rosa; Tom Baker; Julian Brash; Phil Birge-Liberman; James Corner; Scott Larson; Christoph Lindner; Kevin Loughran; Nate Millington; Darren Patrick; Brian Rosa; Danya Sherman; Alan Smart; Daan Wesselman

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 28.95

    The High Line, an innovative promenade created on a disused elevated railway in Manhattan, is a new ?hot? iconic landmark, but is it a model of urban revitalization or a bellwether of gentrification? A diverse group, including planners and architects directly involved in its design, assess it critically, exploring its aesthetic, economic, ecological,... more...

  • Building Services Handbookby Fred Hall; Roger Greeno

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    The ninth edition of Hall and Greeno's leading textbook has been reviewed and updated in relation to the latest building and water regulations, new technology, and new legislation. For this edition, new updates includes: the reappraisal of CO2 emissions targets, updates to sections on ventilation, fuel, A/C, refrigeration, water supply, electricity... more...

  • Houses of Powerby Simon Thurley

    Transworld 2017; US$ 42.29

    What was it like to live as a royal Tudor? Why were their residences built as they were and what went on inside their walls? Who slept where and with who? Who chose the furnishings? And what were their passions? The Tudors ruled through the day, throughout the night, in the bath, in bed and in the saddle. Their palaces were genuine power houses... more...

  • A Cottage in the Countryby Jane Eastoe

    Pavilion Books 2017; US$ 12.49

    A collection of the most fascinating and picturesque cottages from the National Trust.We all dream of escaping to a hideaway in the country ? a green and pleasant idyll of country lanes with hawthorn hedges, a garden filled with hollyhocks and rosebushes, a cosy, flagstoned interior with a fire burning in the hearth? A Cottage in the Country presents... more...

  • Design for Healthby Terri Peters

    Wiley 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Design for Health: Sustainable Approaches to Therapeutic Architecture Guest-Edited by Terri Peters This issue of AD seeks out innovative and varied sustainable architectural responses to designing for health, such as: integrating sensory gardens and landscapes into the care environment; specifying local materials and passive technologies;... more...