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  • A Week at the Airportby Alain de Botton

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    In the summer of 2009, Alain de Botton will be invited by the owners of Heathrow airport to become their first ever Writer in Residence. He will be installed in the middle of Terminal 5 on a raised platform with a laptop connected to screens, enabling passengers to see what he is writing and to come and share their stories. He will meet travellers... more...

  • The Carolingian Debate over Sacred Spaceby Samuel W. Collins

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Retracing the contours of a bitter controversy over the meaning of sacred architecture that flared up among some of the leading lights of the Carolingian renaissance, Collins explores how ninth-century authors articulated the relationship of form to function and ideal to reality in the ecclesiastical architecture of the Carolingian empire. more...

  • Medicine by Designby Annmarie Adams

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 27.50

    Medicine by Design examines how hospital design influenced the development of twentieth-century medicine and demonstrates the importance of these specialized buildings in the history of architecture. Annmarie Adams uses the ÒRoyal VicÓÑalong with other hospitalsÑto explore issues in architecture and medicine, including the role... more...

  • PreFab Houses DesignSourceby Marta Serrats

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 15.99

    For many, the idea of prefab housing may bring to mind trailers and other less desirable images of home life. But this idea couldn't be more wrong! Rather, the newest trends in prefab have emerged as a great way for a design- (and cost-) conscious generation to achieve the dream of home ownership. Today, prefab houses are manufactured to the highest... more...

  • Ideas Exchangeby Tim Abrahams

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 68.67

    The Hawkins\Brown architectural firm in London, founded in 1988 by Roger Hawkins and Russell Brown, is one of the up-and coming offices on the international architecture scene. The spectrum of the firm?s works ranges from residences and interior design by way of office buildings and various public buildings such as theaters and university... more...

  • A Field Guide to the Buildings of Irelandby Sean Rothery; Maurice Craig

    The Lilliput Press 1997; US$ 16.99

    The history of building in Ireland spans more than five thousand years. The evidence of these years of building persists thoughout the intricate and richly textured landscape of the island. In the course of an hour's drive or, in some areas, a walk, strange stone monuments from neolithic times, remnants of Early Christian settlements and the romantic... more...

  • Hidden Cape Townby Paul Duncan; Alain Proust

    Random House Struik 2013; US$ 21.00

    A unique look ?inside? 30 of Cape Town?s most notable buildings. more...

  • Design for the Changing Educational Landscapeby Andrew Harrison; Les Hutton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    The whole landscape of space use is undergoing a radical transformation. In the workplace a period of unprecedented change has created a mix of responses with one overriding outcome observable worldwide: the rise of distributed space. In the learning environment the social, political, economic and technological changes responsible for this shift... more...

  • Entwurfsatlas Schulen und Kindergärtenby Mark Dudek

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 52.81

    Dritte überarbeitete Ausgabe dieses Standardwerks. Das Buch stellt in einem systematischen Teil die verschiedenen Rahmenbedingungen für den Kindergarten- und Schulbau vor. Im Projektteil werden 70 realisierte Projekte vor allem aus Europa, Nordamerika, Australien und Fernost dargestellt. more...