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  • The Politics of Public Space in Republican Romeby Amy Russell

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    Explores how public space in Republican Rome was an unstable category marked, experienced, and defined by multiple actors and audiences. more...

  • Architecture, Culture, and Spiritualityby Dr Julio Bermudez; Dr Phillip James Tabb; Professor Thomas Barrie

    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...

  • Parish Church Treasuresby John Goodall; Paul Barker; Paul Barker

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 28.99

    Our parish churches constitute a living patrimony without precise European parallel. Their cultural riches are astonishing, not only for their quality and quantity, but also their diversity and interest. Fine art and architecture here combine unpredictably with the functional, the curious and the na´ve, from prehistory to the present day, to form an... more...

  • Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architectureby Stephen Verderber

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 90.00

    Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture is the first book to examine the ways that healthcare architecture can provide better assistance in disaster-stricken communities. Aimed at architects and other professionals working across the disaster relief sector, it provides: An overview of the need for rapid response healthcare facilities;... more...

  • Designing Sacred Spacesby Sherin Wing

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 90.00

    Sacred spaces exemplify some of the most exciting and challenging architecture today. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the inside story of seven architecture firms and their approaches to designing churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty beautifully illustrated case studies located in Asia, Europe, and North America... more...

  • Cabin Pornby Zach Klein; Steven Leckart; Noah Kalina

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    Rural escapes for those yearning for a simpler existence, by the creators of the wildly popular tumblr Cabin Porn. Created by a group of friends who preserve 55 acres of hidden forest in Upstate New York-Cabin Porn began as a scrapbook to collect inspiration for their building projects. As the collection grew, the site attracted a following, which... more...

  • Berkeley Walksby Robert E. Johnson; Janet L. Byron

    Roaring Forties Press 2015; US$ 9.95

    Berkeley Walks celebrates the things that make Berkeley such a wonderful walking citydiverse architecture, panoramic views, tree-lined neighborhoods, historic homes, unusual gardens, secret pathways, hidden parks, vibrant street life, trend-setting restaurants, and intriguing history. Fascinating and surprising sidelights include the apartment building... more...

  • Building Artby Paul Goldberger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 35.00 US$ 26.50

    From Pulitzer Prize?winning architectural critic Paul Goldberger: an engaging, nuanced exploration of the life and work of Frank Gehry, undoubtedly the most famous architect of our time. This first full-fledged critical biography presents and evaluates the work of a man who has almost single-handedly transformed contemporary architecture in his innovative... more...

  • Civic Monuments and the Augustales in Roman Italyby Margaret L. Laird

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    This book examines ancient Roman monuments made by the Augustales, civic groups composed primarily of wealthy ex-slaves. more...

  • Design with Climateby Victor Olgyay; Donlyn Lyndon; Victor Olgyay; John Reynolds; Ken Yeang

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Architects today incorporate principles of sustainable design as a matter of necessity. But the challenge of unifying climate control and building functionality, of securing a managed environment within a natural setting?and combating the harsh forces of wind, water, and sun?presented a new set of obstacles to architects and engineers in the mid-twentieth... more...