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  • Management of Construction Projectsby John E. Schaufelberger; Len Holm

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    Unlike the majority of construction project management textbooks out there, Management of Construction Projects takes a distinctive approach by setting itself in the context of a single and real-world construction project throughout and also by looking at construction project management from the constructor?s perspective. This project-based learning... more...

  • Who?s Buried Where in Londonby Peter Matthews

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    London's many cemeteries, churches and graveyards are the last resting places of a multitude of important people from many different walks of life. Politicians, writers and military heroes rub shoulders with engineers, courtesans, artists and musicians, along with quite a few eccentric characters. Arranged geographically, this comprehensive guide describes... more...

  • Construction Managementby Chris March

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 67.95

    Construction Management: Theory and Practice  is a comprehensive textbook for budding construction managers. The range of coverage makes the book essential reading for students studying management courses in all construction related disciplines and ideal reading for those with non-cognate degrees studying construction management masters courses,... more...

  • Forming and Centeringby Kenneth M. Moffett

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 59.95

    In this book a fresh look at the central issues of architecture is assembled and recast into a fully integrated narrative, based on two foundational and complementary aspects of architectural design: those that give shape and those that give focus—forming and centering. more...

  • Defined by Designby Kathryn H. Anthony; Eric Schmidt

    Prometheus Books 2017; US$ 11.99

    This wide-ranging overview of design in everyday life demonstrates how design shapes our lives in ways most of us would never imagine. The author, a leading expert in social and psychological issues in design, uncovers the gender, age, and body biases inherent in the designs of common products and living spaces that we all routinely use. From the schools... more...

  • Building Historiesby Mrinalini Rajagopalan

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 55.00

    Building Histories offers innovative accounts of five medieval monuments in Delhi?the Red Fort, Rasul Numa Dargah, Jama Masjid, Purana Qila, and the Qutb complex?tracing their modern lives from the nineteenth century into the twentieth. Mrinalini Rajagopalan argues that the modern construction of the history of these monuments entailed the careful... more...

  • Theater Planningby Gene Leitermann

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    This book introduces theater planning to students and practitioners of each field, and provides a detailed guide to the process and the technical requirements particular to theater buildings. Part I is a guide to the concepts and practices of architecture and construction, as applied to performing arts buildings. Part II is a guide to the design of... more...

  • Understanding Tall Buildingsby Kheir Al-Kodmany

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    In recent years, the rapid pace of tall building construction has fostered a certain kind of placelessness, with many new tall buildings being built out of scale, context and place. By analyzing hundreds of tall buildings and by providing hundreds of visuals that inspire, stimulate and engage, Understanding Tall Buildings contends that well-designed... more...

  • Islamic Palace Architecture in the Western Mediterraneanby Felix Arnold

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 97.99

    This book offers a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of Islamic palace architecture in Spain, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and southern Italy, presenting all known palace buildings in ground plans, sections and individual descriptions. The author traces their evolution from the 8th to the 19th century and places them within the context of the history... more...

  • Clunyby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de Cluny avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Cluny, abbaye bourguignonne de l'ancien diocèse de Mâcon (aujourd'hui de celui d'Autun, Saône-et-Loire), a joué un rôle majeur dans le renouveau monastique français des Xe et XIe siècles. Un ouvrage spécialement conçu pour le numérique afin d?en savoir plus sur Cluny À PROPOS... more...