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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 & Francis 2008; US$ 97.95

    Offering an answer to concerns with violence and terrorism, this book examines trends in the field of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED). It addresses application of CPTED to high-security environments, as well as public and private sector buildings. It explains the architecture process to security directors. 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...

  • ARCHAEOLOGIES OF PLACEMAKINGby Patricia E Rubertone

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95

    This collection of original essays explores the tensions between prevailing regional and national versions of Indigenous pasts created, reified, and disseminated through monuments, and Indigenous peoples’ memories and experiences of place. The contributors ask critical questions about historic preservation and commemoration methods used by modern... more...

  • Abbeys & Priories of Great Britain - Volume Oneby Linda Lee; Laurie Jonas

    Heritage Trail Publications Ltd 2004; US$ 11.99

    Historical tour of the Abbeys and Priories of Great Britain - Volume 1 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

    Actions of Architecture begins with a critique of strategies that define the user as passive and predictable, such as contemplation and functionalism. Subsequently it considers how an awareness of user creativity informs architecture, architects more...

  • Adapting Buildings for Changing Usesby David Kincaid

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 115.95

    Adapting Buildings for Changing Uses provides guidance for professionals on the potential for and management of building refurbishment for change of use. 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 ďarchistars.? He argues that architecture has lost its way and its true function, as the archistars mold cityscapes... more...