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  • Curtain Wallsby Michael J. Crosbie

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 48.95

    20 exemplary facades by Cesar Pelli & Associates are presented in this book, arranged by material ? glass, metal, stone. The conception and development of each individual facade solution is unfolded and construction details comprehensively documented in numerous drawings. more...

  • Casas unifamiliaresby Rüdiger Krisch; Gert Kähler; Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 105.00

    In this book,22 international examples are presented, reviewing the most important aspects of construction including the use of wood, steel, brickwork and concrete which have all become established materials for this type of building. more...

  • In Detail Small Structuresby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 104.95

    Shelters, kiosks, snack bars, market stalls, bus stops, telephone booths, toilets, advertising columns, ticket booths, mobile tents or housing units, emergency shelters, tourist information booths?this list of small, autonomously functioning buildings could be expanded almost infinitely. Small buildings shape our daily lives; they are found at the... more...

  • Reihen- und Doppelhäuserby Andrea Wiegelmann; Walter Stamm-Teske; Lars-Christian Uhlig; Patrick Jung; Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 90.95

    Nach Konstruktionsmaterialien gegliedert, sind die vorgestellten Reihen- und Doppelhäuser übersichtlich mit Lageplan, Grundrissen und zusammenhängenden Detailschnitten dokumentiert. Ergänzt wird die Beispieldokumentation durch Fachbeiträge, die konkrete Hilfestellungen für den Planer und Bauherren bieten. more...

  • Semi-Detached and Terraced Housesby Andrea Wiegelmann; Walter Stamm-Teske; Lars-Christian Uhlig; Patrick Jung; Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 105.00

    Semi-Detached and Terraced Houses and ribbon developments constitute an affordable alternative to the single-family house, especially for young families. In times of tight budgets and rising investment costs, they represent a sensible alternative to the freestanding single-family house, particularly in terms of their use of open space. more...

  • Vivienda y densidadby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 105.00

    This book presents international projects which document the complexity of the task, from the design of the floor plans, the development and use of resources, to the use of economically beneficial building systems. more...

  • Architecture of Brazilby Hugo Segawa

    Springer 2012; US$ 119.00

    Architecture of Brazil: 1900-1990 examines the processes that underpin modern Brazilian architecture under various influences and characterizes different understandings of modernity, evident in the chapter topics of this book. Accordingly, the author does not give overall preference to particular architects nor works, with the exception of a few... more...

  • Reihenhäuserby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 48.95

    This book is devoted to the various types of row house, a particularly widespread form of residential structure. A general discussion of the row as organizing principle?the row as urban building block, linear space, ways of handling corners?is followed by the systematic presentation of the different types. 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...

  • Our House is Not in Parisby Susan Cutsforth

    Melbourne Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    Susan Cutsforth and her husband, Stuart, are 'ordinary' people living an extraordinary life. They both work full-time: one is a teacher librarian of thirty years, and the other, a middle-level clerk in the public service. But, as Susan recounts in Our House is Not in Paris, they own a holiday house in France - the other side of the world. And... more...