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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 85.00
This indispensable reference book captures key recent developments in the rapidly evolving field of sustainable hospital architecture. Today?s architects must provide hospitals which enable high quality care for diverse patient populations in carbon neutral care settings, and this book succinctly considers what needs to be done in order to meet that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 32.95
Paul Virilio is an innovative figure in the study of architecture, space, and the city. Virilio for Architects primes readers for their first encounter with his crucial texts on some of the vital theoretical debates of the twenty-first century, including: Oblique Architecture and Bunker Archeology Critical Space and the Overexposed City The... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 9.49
Whether you're planning your first seige, building a fortress or just looking for a way to escape the peasants below, 'Castles: A Very Peculiar History' is full of tips, tricks and horror stories from the castle-building trade. We can't all match up to the combined beauty and danger of the Tower of London, but in this title you'll... more...
- DETAIL 2013; US$ 53.00
The book at hand provides an overview of current tendencies in pedestrian bridge construction, of fundamental structural and functional requirements, of the various load-bearing systems, of application areas of the various materials and of important economic aspects. Successful real-life examples round out the volume and are meant to provide motivation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00
You're overseeing a large-scale project, but you're not an engineering or construction specialist, and so you need an overview of the related sustainability concerns and processes. To introduce you to the main issues, experts from the fields of engineering, planning, public health, environmental design, architecture, and landscape architecture review... more...
- Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 49.00
The "2226" project received an outstanding media response. The reason is the clever design of this office building - it manages completely without air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems. This unpretentious and yet sophisticated monograph of a building includes photos by Eduard Hueber and essays by Peter Widerin and Florian Aicher,... more...
- Dover Publications 2014; US$ 29.95
This atlas of architectural design advocates rational as well as humanistic principles in the development of the urban environment. Drawing upon the ideals that inspired the great Roman architect, it promotes the Vitruvian maxims of longevity, beauty, and commodity. It also defines the thinking behind modern American city planning. First published... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95
Concise, scholarly survey traces castle development from ancient roots. Nearly 200 photographs and drawings illustrate moats, keeps, baileys, and many other features. Caernarvon Castle, Dover Castle, Hadrian's Wall, Tower of London, and more. 199 black-and-white illustrations. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95
The growing movement towards evidence-based healthcare design has largely emphasised a change of culture and attitudes. It has advocated for new ways of working, but until now, it has not focused on equipping healthcare clients and their designers with the practical means to exploit the potential benefits from evidence-based architectural design.... more...