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  • Design for Inclusivityby Hua Dong; John Clarkson; Roger Coleman; Dr Julia Cassim; Professor Rachel Cooper

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    Inclusive design not only ensures that products, services, interfaces and environments are easier to use for those with special needs or limitations, but in doing so also makes them better for everyone. Design for Inclusivity, written by a team that has pioneered inclusive design practice internationally, reviews the recent social trends and pressures... more...

  • Diagrid Structuresby Terri Meyer Boake

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00

    Diagrids are advanced framing systems composed of diagonal steel grids. Developed a decade ago for spectacular buildings like the Swiss Re (?the gherkin?) in London, diagrid structures connect a breathtaking appearance with tangible advantages: a massive reduction in material use, a gain of available floor surface area and more flexibility.... more...

  • Die HOAI 2013 verstehen und richtig anwendenby Klaus D. Siemon; Ralf Averhaus

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.99

    Das Buch bietet einen praxisnahen Einstieg in die HOAI 2013 und fundierte Grundlagen zur Honorarermittlung für Architekten und Innenarchitekten. Ein Kurzkommentar jedes Paragrafens, Praxistipps zur Anwendung und Beispiele zur Abrechnung und zu speziellen Honorarermittlungstechniken festigen das Basiswissen und bieten eine verlässliche Hilfestellung... more...

  • Die Landmauer von Konstantinopel-Istanbulby Neslihan Asutay-Effenberger

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00

    The land walls of Constantinople are one of the largest and most important defensive fortifications from Late Antiquity. The subject of this book are the history and topography of the Theodosian Land Walls and the Walls of Blachernae (the so-called walls of the XIVth region, the Komnenian Walls, the section between the Komnenian Walls and... more...

  • Die Zukunft ostdeutscher Großwohnsiedlungen: Fallstudie Halle-Silberhöheby Martin Neumann

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 12.19

    In der Arbeit geht es um den Umgang mit Bevölkerungsrückgängen in ostdeutschen Großwohnsiedlungen anhand der beispielhaften Darstellung in Halle-Silberhöhe. Der Stadtteil hat die größten Bevölkerungsrückgänge zu beklagen, zahlreiche Abrisse wurden im Rahmen des Programms Stadtumbau-Ost vorgenommen. Zudem hat der Stadtteil eine mehrheitlich sozial schwache... more...

  • Die vorgestellte Stadtby Monika Grubbauer

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.60

    Seit Mitte der 1990er-Jahre wird in Wien eine wettbewerbsorientierte Stadtentwicklungspolitik verfolgt. Die Stadt versucht, ihren Ruf als Touristenmetropole zu korrigieren und sich als internationaler Wirtschaftsstandort und »Ost-West-Drehscheibe« zu präsentieren. Monika Grubbauer zeigt, wie neue Büroarchitekturen und ihre medial verbreiteten Bilder... more...

  • Diller Scofidio + Renfroby Edward Dimendberg

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 39.00

    In Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Architecture after Images , Edward Dimendberg offers the first comprehensive treatment of one of the most imaginative contemporary design studios.  Since founding their practice in 1979, Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio have integrated architecture, urban design, media art, and the performing arts in a dazzling... more...

  • The Distributed Workplaceby Andrew Harrison; Paul Wheeler; Carolyn Whitehead

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 120.95

    The Distributed Workplace provides in one volume essential information on sustainable work environments which will be invaluable to those developing workplace strategies for end-user organizations as well as suppliers of office buildings, information and communications technologies and building operation services. Municipal authorities and other... more...

  • Driving Desired Futuresby Michael Shamiyeh

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00

    Driving Desired Futures addresses the question how do individuals in social systems achieve credibility for new ideas? What are the criteria that render the comprehension of new ideas more likely within a group of people with diverse sets of beliefs? What triggers management?s attention to allocate resources to the development of new... more...

  • Dwelling with Architectureby Roderick Kemsley; Christopher Platt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    The dwelling is the most fundamental building type, nowhere more so than in the open landscape. This book can be read in a number of ways. It is first a book about houses and particularly the theme ?dwelling and the land?. It examines the poetic and prosaic issues inherent in claiming a piece of the landscape to live on. It could also be seen... more...