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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...

  • 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...

  • 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 “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...