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

    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 take an interest... more...

  • Innovation By Designby Battula Kalyana Chakravarthy; Janaki Krishnamoorthi

    Springer 2013; US$ 79.95

    The book provides an in-depth knowledge on how a product is designed and developed by Product Designers. This has been achieved through a case study of one product – the Post Box. This product was chosen for the study primarily due to its simple and non-technical nature as that would make it easy for the readers to comprehend the design process.... 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...

  • Vertical Livingby Julia Gatley; Paul Walker

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 31.99

    In 1946 a group of students and idealists got together to realize their visions for a modern city. Over the following half century, the Architectural Centre they founded helped shape the possibilities of modern life in urban New Zealand and profoundly influenced the remaking of the capital city of Wellington. More than just an association of architects,... more...

  • Architectural Research Methodsby Linda N. Groat; David Wang

    Wiley 2013; US$ 70.00

    A practical guide to research for architects and designers—now updated and expanded! From searching for the best glass to prevent glare to determining how clients might react to the color choice for restaurant walls, research is a crucial tool that architects must master in order to effectively address the technical, aesthetic, and behavioral... more...

  • Architecture Live Projectsby Harriet Harriss; Lynnette Widder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Architecture Live Projects provides a persuasive, evidence-based advocacy for moving a particular kind of architectural learning, known as Live Projects, towards a holistic integration into current and future architectural curricula. Live Projects are work completed in the borderlands between architectural education and built environment practice;... 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...

  • Design Innovation for the Built Environmentby Michael U. Hensel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Metzler Lexikon antiker Architekturby Christoph Höcker

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2008; US$ 21.21

    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...

  • Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Architectureby Dr Gwendolyn Leick; Gwendolyn Leick

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    This Dictionary gives a comprehensive survey of the whole range of ancient Near Eastern architecture from the Neolithic round huts in Palestine to the giant temples of Ptolemaic Egypt. Gwendolyn Leick examines the development of the principal styles of ancient architecture within their geographical and historical context, and describes features of... more...