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- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 35.00
There is a growing awareness of the atmospheric dimensions of architecture in contemporary architectural practice as well as in social and architectural theory. Architectural Atmospheres provides a pointed, programmatic discussion of this atmospheric turn. The book is essential reading for architects, planners, and social theorists who... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00
The publication documents the Research - Observe - Make curriculum of the Construction Material Technology research platform of the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. After an introduction and an exposé on theory, the "elements", "space" and "material" projects are introduced. An inspiring compendium with numerous expert contributions and creative... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 76.32
Von der Französischen Revolution bis heute, vom Klassizismus bis zur Postmoderne spannt sich der Bogen dieser Architekturgeschichte. Sie verbindet die Vorstellung prominenter Schlüsselwerke mit einer allgemeinen Charakteristik der historischen und baukünstlerischen Entwicklung. Der Schwerpunkt liegt dabei auf Europa, doch kommen auch Beispiele von... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95
Utopian thought, though commonly characterized as projecting a future without a past, depends on golden models for re-invention of what is . Through a detailed and innovative re-assessment of the work of three architects who sought to represent a utopian content in their work, and a consideration of the thoughts of a range of leading writers, Coleman... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 89.95
This volume features a collection of papers dedicated to Canons of Form-Making, in honor of the 500th anniversary of the birth of architect Andrea Palladio (1508-1580). Theorist as well as practitioner, Palladio's architecture was based on well-defined canons that he had gleaned from studying the treatises as well as the remains of architecture... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 73.95
Sustainable design requires that design practitioners respond to a particular set of social, cultural and environmental conditions. 'Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design' defines a set of strategies for understanding the complexities of a regional setting. Through a series of international case studies, it examines how architects and designers... more...
- IOS Press 2010; US$ 174.00
This book presents the proceedings of the First International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA 2010), which is also the First Annual Meeting of the BICA Society (http://bicasociety.org). A cognitive architecture is a computational framework for the design of intelligent, even conscious, agents. It may draw inspiration... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2008; US$ 18.16
Eindrucksvolle Zeugnisse antiker Baukunst. Unter welchen sozialen, politischen und ökonomischen Bedingungen sind z. B. das Colosseum, der Parthenon oder Pompeji entstanden? Welche architektonischen Formen liegen ihnen zugrunde? Welche Technik nutzten die Baumeister? Die eingängigen Artikel sind durch Verweise miteinander verbunden. Mosaikartig lassen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Today architecture and other fields in the built environment face the steep task of answering complex questions pertaining to sustainability, performance, and adaptability. How are these disciplines to accomplish these difficult tasks at such an immense pace? How might architectural practice renovate itself accordingly? Worldwide it is... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 55.00
The essential reader on fabrication in architecture for practitioners and producers alike An original and informative reader on the subject of translating architectural ideas from conceptual propositions to physical manifestations, Manufacturing the Bespoke is an essential resource for students and practitioners of architecture, as well as producers... more...