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- Wiley 2016; US$ 80.00
Bad experiences with construction quality, the energy crises of 1973 and 1979, complaints about 'sick buildings', thermal, acoustical, visual and olfactory discomfort, the need for good air quality, the move towards more sustainability, all have accelerated the development of a field, which for a long time was hardly more than an academic exercise:... more...
- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 49.00
The "2226" project received an outstanding media response. The reason is the clever design of this office building - it manages completely without air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems. This unpretentious and yet sophisticated monograph of a building includes photos by Eduard Hueber and essays by Peter Widerin and Florian Aicher,... more...
- Springer New York 2016; US$ 49.99
? Worship Space Acoustics: 3 Decades of Design is a beautiful collection of recent work. This is a comprehensive compendium that far surpasses previous publications in the field in its depth, design, and information. Worship spaces of all major U.S. religions are covered. This book should be an obligatory reference for any consultant involved in... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 6.36
For centuries, cathedrals in Britain have inspired and captivated those that have stood before them. Some are grand medieval structures, while others appear simple and unpretentious ? yet all were designed to reflect something of the glory of God. In this lavishly illustrated guide David Pepin explores the developments in architectural style through... more...
- Springer US 2016; US$ 249.00
This book describes several methods and systems solving one of the highlighted problems within computer aided design, namely architectural and logic synthesis. The book emphasises the most recent technologies in high level synthesis, concentrating on applicative studies and practical constraints or criteria during synthesis. Logic and Architecture... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available
After World War II, America?s religious denominations spent billions on church architecture as they spread into the suburbs. In this richly illustrated history of midcentury modern churches in the Midwest, Gretchen Buggeln shows how architects and suburban congregations joined forces to work out a vision of how modernist churches might help reinvigorate... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Architecture has long been understood as a cultural discipline able to articulate the human condition and lift the human spirit, yet the spirituality of architecture is rarely directly addressed in academic scholarship. The seventeen chapters provide a diverse range of perspectives, grouped according to topical themes: Being in the World; Sacred,... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00
The photographer offers the viewer an objective yet aesthetically captivating look at what now awaits visitors to the elaborately planned and expensive sports venues. The variety of possible subsequent uses shown here is both insightful and educational. It also demonstrates the effectiveness of architecture in an environment that is beyond... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 179.00
This book presents comparative design as an approach to the conceptual design of structures. Primarily focusing on reasonable structural performance, sustainable development and architectural aesthetics, it features detailed studies of structural performance through the composition and de-composition of these elements for a variety of structures,... more...