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  • Spatial Design Educationby Ashraf M. Salama

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    In this book, design education is dealt with as a paradigm whose evolutionary processes, underpinning theories, contents, methods, tools, are questioned and critically examined. Building on twenty-five years of research and explorations into design pedagogy in architecture and urban design, this book authoritatively offers a critical analysis of a... more...

  • Architectural Atmospheresby Gernot Böhme; Olafur Eliasson; Juhani Pallasmaa; Christian Borch

    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...

  • WBG Architekturgeschichte ? Die Moderne (1800 bis heute)by Christian Freigang; Christian Freigang

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 72.63

    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...

  • Utopias and Architectureby Nathaniel Coleman

    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...

  • Nexus Network Journal 10,2by Kim Williams

    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...

  • Vernacular Architecture and Regional Designby Kingston Heath

    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...

  • Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 2010by A.V. Samsonovich; K.R. Jóhannsdóttir; A. Chella

    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...

  • Metzler Lexikon antiker Architekturby Christoph Höcker

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2008; US$ 18.12

    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...

  • Design Innovation for the Built Environmentby Michael U. Hensel

    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...

  • Manufacturing the Bespokeby Bob Sheil

    Wiley 2012; US$ 55.00

    Bob Sheil is the Director of Technology and Computing at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. He is a founding partner in sixteen*(makers), a workshop-based architectural practice, whose work has been widely published and exhibited internationally. He guest-edited AD Design through Making (July/August 2005, John Wiley &... more...