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  • 21st Century Learning Environmentsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 35.00

    School buildings have a crucial contribution to make to raising educational achievement. Designing high performance school buildings for the 21st century for all children is a shared concern amongst OECD countries. Innovative research seeks architectural answers that make efficient use of the resources invested in building, renovating and running schools.... more...

  • 21st Century Security and CPTEDby Randall I. Atlas

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 99.95

    Once overlooked as a minor and ineffective tactic in the mitigation and prevention of terrorism and violent crime, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) has undergone dramatic changes since the September 11 attacks. The most up-to-date reevaluation of CPTED since 2000, 21 st Century Security and CPTED reflects updates and amendments... more...

  • 25 Tropical Houses in Indonesiaby Amir Sidharta; Amanda Eberhardt; Masano Kawana

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 44.95

    25 Tropical Houses in Indonesia offers a selection of the best contemporary architecture in the archipelago, ranging from a new type of urban shop house to dramatic and flamboyant buildings emerging from the countryside. Drawing on classical Indonesian aesthetics and conventions and blending these with dynamic, cutting-edge design ideas, modern... more...

  • AIA Guide to New York Cityby Norval White; Elliot Willensky; Fran Leadon

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 29.99

    Hailed as "extraordinarily learned" (New York Times), "blithe in spirit and unerring in vision," (New York Magazine), and the "definitive record of New York's architectural heritage" (Municipal Art Society), Norval White and Elliot Willensky's book is an essential reference for everyone with an interest in architecture... more...

  • Access for Disabled People to Arts Premises: The Journey Sequenceby Geoffrey Lord; C Wycliffe Noble

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 125.00

    Illustrating actual building design solutions that have been created to improve accessibility for disabled patrons and performers, the 'Journey Sequence' outlines the best examples of design innovation produced in response to new and upcoming legislation. A knowledge of how to design for the disabled can be crucial in winning contracts and having... more...

  • Actions of Architectureby Jonathan Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 78.95

    Drawing on the work of a wide range of architects, artists and writers, this book considers the relations between the architect and the user, which it compares to the relations between the artist and viewer and the author and reader. The book's thesis is informed by the text 'The Death of the Author', in which Roland Barthes argues for a writer aware... more...

  • Adapting Buildings for Changing Usesby David Kincaid

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 115.95

    Adapting Building for Changing Uses discusses the comprehensive refurbishment of buildings to enable them to be used for purposes different to those originally intended. For those involved in the often risky business of conversion of buildings from one type of use to another, Adapting Building for Changing Uses provides secure guidance on which... more...

  • The Afterlife of Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Literature and Cultureby Richard Crownshaw

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This bold intervention into the debate over the memory and 'post-memory' of the Holocaust both scrutinizes recent academic theories of post-Holocaust trauma and provides a new reading of literary and architectural memory texts related to the Holocaust. more...

  • Against Architectureby Franco La Cecla

    PM Press 2012; US$ 10.99

    With insight into the human side of architecture, this critical assessment displays the shortcomings of modern urban planning as an acclaimed architect issues a passionate charge against the celebrities of the current architectural world: the “archistars.? He argues that architecture has lost its way and its true function, as the archistars mold cityscapes... more...

  • Airport Engineeringby Norman J. Ashford; Saleh Mumayiz; Paul H. Wright

    Wiley 2011; US$ 150.00

    First published in 1979, Airport Engineering by Ashford and Wright, has become a classic textbook in the education of airport engineers and transportation planners. Over the past twenty years, construction of new airports in the US has waned as construction abroad boomed. This new edition of Airport Engineering will respond to this shift in the growth... more...