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  • 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...

  • Great Australian Historic Hotelsby Barry Stone

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 29.99

    On Christmas Eve in 1882 an impromptu game of cricket was organised between the touring English Cricket team and a local side in the grounds of Rupertswood, a 50-room Italianate mansion in Sunbury, 30 minutes drive north of Melbourne. At dinner that night Rupertswood's owner, Lady Janet Clark, marked the visitor's victory by presenting the... more...

  • M. Kempinski & Jochen Kleining

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.95

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Geschichte des jüdischen Unternehmens M. Kempinski ", zum andern ein Beitrag zur jüdischen Wirtschaftsgeschichte Berlins. Obwohl zwei Drittel aller deutschen Juden in Berlin lebten und die Stadt die führende Industrie- und Handelsmetropole des Landes war, ist das jüdische Wirtschaftsleben der Stadt sowie dessen Auslöschung bislang... more...

  • Creating Cohousingby Kathryn McCamant; Charles Durrett

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

    The cohousing “bible? by the US originators of the concept. more...

  • Kitchen and Bath Designby Mary Fisher Knott

    Wiley 2010; US$ 65.00

    The all-in-one reference to designing stunning and functional kitchens and baths Designing for today's kitchens and baths requires technical savvy, a keen eye for aesthetics, and perhaps most important of all, the ability to coordinate efforts across many disciplines. Kitchen and Bath Design simplifies these complex decision-making processes... more...

  • Buildings Cities Lifeby Eberhard Zeidler

    Dundurn 2013; US$ 465.00

    Renowned architect Eberhard Zeidler tells his story in a two-volume book that explores his early life in Germany and his years in Canada after he moved there in 1951. Architect of Toronto's Eaton Centre and Trump International Hotel and Tower, Zeidler has left his stamp on the urban landscape of Canada, the United States, and the rest of the world. more...

  • Zukunft Quartier - Lebensräume zum Älterwerden, Band 2by Netzwerk: Soziales neu gestalten

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 15.47

    Hauptbeschreibung Frau Rotlaub ist 90 Jahre alt und auf pflegerische Unterstützung angewiesen. Zu ihren Nachbarn hat sie täglichen Kontakt, ein befreundetes Ehepaar besucht sie regelmäßig, um mit ihr zu musizieren, und bei der Kaffeerunde in der Wohnanlage sieht man Frau Rotlaub oft und gerne. Während sich die bezahlte Nachbarschaftshilfe um ihren... more...

  • Once There Were Castlesby Larry Millett

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    In Lost Twin Cities, Larry Millett brought to life the vanished architecture of downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. Now, in Once There Were Castles, he offers a richly illustrated look at another world of ghosts in our midst: the lost mansions and estates of the Twin Cities.Nobody can say for sure how many lost mansions haunt the Twin Cities, but at... more...

  • Make Spaceby Scott Doorley; Scott Witthoft; Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University; David Kelley

    Wiley 2011; US$ 49.95

    "If you are determined to encourage creativity and provide a collaborative environment that will bring out the best in people, you will want this book by your side at all times." —Bill Moggridge , Director of the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum " Make Space  is an articulate account about the importance of space; how... more...

  • Henry Ives Cobb's Chicagoby Edward W. Wolner

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 36.00

    When championing the commercial buildings and homes that made the Windy City famous, one can?t help but mention the brilliant names of their architects?Daniel Burnham, Louis Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright, among others. But few people are aware of Henry Ives Cobb (1859?1931), the man responsible for an extraordinarily rich chapter in the city?s... more...