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  • Creating Cohousingby Kathryn McCamant; Charles Durrett

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

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

  • Critical Architecture and Contemporary Cultureby William J. Lillyman; Marilyn F. Moriarty; David J. Neuman

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 144.99

    This volume, evolving from a recent symposium, brings together a group of prominent literary theorists and architects to discuss the entente between postmodernism and architecture. more...

  • Culture, Architecture and Natureby Sim Van der Ryn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Gathering his most compelling essays and addresses from the last fifty years in one accessible volume, this book looks at the pioneering ideas that underpin Sim Van der Ryn?s ecological design philosophy. It offers a unique decade-by-decade retrospective of the key issues in environmental design, beginning with the most recent years and looking back... more...

  • Cultures of Glass Architectureby Professor Hisham Elkadi; Professor Matthew Carmona

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    When designing, architects are responding to and creating a relationship between identity, culture and architectural style. This book discusses whether the extent of the use of glass facades has increased, or indeed enhanced, the creation of meaningful place-making, thereby creating a cultural identity of 'place'. Looking at the development of perceptions... more...

  • Curtain Wallsby Michael J. Crosbie

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 48.95

    20 exemplary facades by Cesar Pelli & Associates are presented in this book, arranged by material ? glass, metal, stone. The conception and development of each individual facade solution is unfolded and construction details comprehensively documented in numerous drawings. more...

  • Das orientalische Wohnhausby Ayse Öztürk-Samadzade

    Traugott Bautz 2009; US$ 16.09

    Inhaltsübersicht1. Einführung in die Thematik2. Einige islamische Grundbegriffe2.1. Der Islam2.2. Allah2.3. Din2.4. Der Koran3. Die fünf Säulen des Islam3.1. Das Glaubensbekenntnis (Schahada)3.2. Das Gebet (Salah)3.3. Die Almosensteuer (Zakah)3.4. Das Fasten (Saum)3.5. Die Pilgerfahrt (Hajj)4. Die Moschee4.1. Der Mihrab4.2. Der Minbar4.3. Funktion... more...

  • The Day Jobby Terry Wogan

    G2 Rights Ltd 2015; US$ 2.90

    Terry Wogan is a legendary figure in British broadcasting and this book remembers the many bizarre themes that he developed in his special relationship with his listeners. more...

  • Density & Atmosphereby Eberhard Tröger; Dietmar Eberle

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 112.00

    This book offers a thorough study of the relationship between the characteristics of construction density and the ensuing atmospheres, distribution of uses and their value. 36 case study examples in Zurich, Vienna, Munich and Berlin were documented and assessed, from the outskirts to the center of the city with photographs and detailed... more...

  • Der Bologna-Prozess in Frankreich und Deutschland im Vergleichby Isabelle Sieh

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    ?Isabelle Sieh befasst sich mit den Hochschulreformen in Frankreich und Deutschland, die seit Beginn des Bologna-Prozess in beiden Ländern unternommen worden sind. Im Zentrum steht dabei die Frage, ob der Bologna-Prozess gemäß seiner expliziten Zielsetzung zur Annäherung der Hochschulsysteme in Europa beiträgt und nationale Unterschiede minimiert werden.... more...

  • Der Palazzo Barbarigo della Terrazza zu Venedigby Ines Lamprecht

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 179.00

    The Palazzo Barbarigo has always featured a characteristic façade with a terrace looking out on the Grand Canal. The main façade is located on the Rio di San Polo. This study explains the origin of this unusual architectural hallmark and examines the multi-epochal features of the Palazzo?s interior decoration and the Barbarigo family?s... more...