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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...
- Springer India 2013; US$ 99.00
This book details how a product is designed and developed , from identifying user need through market research to manufacturing and final performance. A complete case-study, the development of a postal box, illustrates the different steps and challenges. 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
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 becoming... 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...
- 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...