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  • Early Mexican Housesby G. Richard Garrison; George W. Rustay; David Gebhard

    Architectural Book Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    Here is a wonderful collection of houses from the days of Mexico's viceroys, presented in this handsomely illustrated book. Every aficionado of architecture or home design will find the patios, window designs, and floor plans a delight to look at. Over 200 illustrations, including 42 pages of measured drawings and floor plans, make this a comprehensive... more...

  • Eco-resortsby Zbigniew Bromberek

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 78.95

    Eco-Resorts is a design guide for low impact, environmentally friendly tourist resorts in the tropics. The book is the first to offer architects practical, detailed guidance in developing resort buildings that work with a tropical climate and meet the needs and expectations of the client and building inhabitants. The book includes both architectural... more...

  • EigenArchitectureby Ludger Hovestadt; Vera Bühlmann

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 41.95

    A path out of the technological and economical excesses in contemporary architecture:A book on research and education in architecture and information technology, conceived of as philosophical interplay between two species similar in kind. Neither of them is in the least disciplinal: both affect everything, both are arts of structuring.... more...

  • Einfach Bauen Zweiby Christian Schittich

    DETAIL 2012; US$ 98.00

    Während Innovationen und neue technische Entwicklungen heute immer schneller aufeinander folgen und im Bauwesen so gut wie alles möglich machen, findet gleichzeitig eine Rückbesinnung statt auf die wesentlichen Dinge im Leben. Sei es aus Nachhaltigkeitsgründen, die grundsätzlich Faktoren wie die Übernahme Ortsbild prägender Typologien und Materialien... more...

  • The Emperor's Houseby Michael Featherstone; Jean-Michel Spieser; Gülru Tanman; Ulrike Wulf-Rheidt

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Intended for specialists and students of Architecture, Art History and History, the volume contains papers on functional and ideological aspects of palace architecture, art and ceremonial in the Roman imperial tradition in its broadest geographical and chronological limits, from the Principate through Late Antiquity, Byzantium, the Carolingian,... more...

  • Energetische Bilanzierung von Baustoffen für den Holzhausbauby Tobias Luthe

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.04

    In Design und Bau von umweltfreundlichen Gebäuden spielt die Betrachtung von Werkstoffen unter ökologischen Gesichtspunkten eine zunehmend bedeutende Rolle. Nicht nur die energetische Performance des fertiggestellten Hauses geht in die Bilanz ein, sondern der gesamte Lebenszyklus von der Herstellung bis zum Recycling. Ziel dieses Buchs ist der konkrete... more...

  • English Houses 1300-1800by Matthew. H Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Houses are more than a shelter from the elements: they also offer an unparalleled insight into the beliefs, ideas and experiences of the people who built and lived in them. In this engaging book, Matthew Johnson looks at the traditional houses that still exist throughout the English countryside and examines the lives of the ordinary people who once... more...

  • The Environmental Performance of Tall Buildingsby Joana Carla Soares Goncalves

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95

    Tall buildings represent one of the most energy-intensive architectural typologies, while at the same time offering the high density work and living conditions that many believe will an important constituent of future sustainable communities. How, then, can their environmental impact be lessened? This insightful book takes in: an overview of... more...

  • Exhibition in the Makingby Wolfgang Fiel

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 27.00

    The exhibition offers insights into the development process of the traveling exhibition on architecture in Vorarlberg, which shall first be opened to the public in September at the Werkraum Bregenzerwald before visiting Austrian cultural venues all over the world. The volume contains the guiding principles, the isometrics of exhibition... more...

  • Exploring the Small Towns of Western Virginiaby Mary Burnham; Bill Burnham

    Hunter Publishing 2012; US$ 4.99

    Mineral springs and cooler climes have drawn vacationers to the resorts of the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge for more than a century. Civil War campaigns raged up and down the valley, leaving nearly every small town with a tale to tell and a battlefield nearby. Today’s visitors come searching for antique treasures, to explore deep caverns,... more...