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  • The Emperor's Houseby Michael Featherstone; Jean-Michel Spieser; Gülru Tanman; Ulrike Wulf-Rheidt

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 129.16

    URBS is the first international series to provide the fields of classical archaeology and architectural history with a specialized forum for the discussion of current questions in urban studies. Its goal is to bring architectural and urban analyses into productive dialogue with the sociology of space. The study of classical antiquity... more...

  • Fenestra prospectivaby Gerd Blum; Kurt W. Forster

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 86.09

    Vistas across the land, the landscape, and the garden are a particular hallmark of the Italian palaces and villas of the early modern era. The author of this book provides the first detailed documentation of the Renaissance reconstruction of the antique discourse on vistas of ideal places and architecturally staged and framed views. Making... more...

  • American Architects and the Single-Family Homeby Lisa M. Tucker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    American Architects and the Single-Family Home explains how a small group of architects started the Architects? Small House Service Bureau in 1919 and changed the course of twentieth-century residential design for the better. Concepts and principles they developed related to public spaces, private spaces, and service spaces for living; details about... more...

  • Practical Poetics in Architectureby Leon van Schaik

    Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00

    Integrate poetics into real-world spaces by bringing theory down to earth Practical Poetics in Architecture takes poetics out of the theory class and into the design studio, showing architects how the atmospheric and experiential qualities of built structures can be intentionally considered and planned. With an emphasis on analysing and explaining... more...

  • Ground Rules in Humanitarian Designby Alice Min Soo Chun; Irene E. Brisson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.50 US$ 42.90

    Delve deep into the complex issues surrounding humanitarian design Ground Rules in Humanitarian Design establishes essential foundations for thinking about humanitarian design and its role in global change. Outlining a vital framework for designing for impoverished and disaster-stricken communities, this informative guide explores the integration... more...

  • Contextby Eric Parry

    Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Demonstrates how a building's setting should inform and inspire rather than constrain architectural design Context-Architecture and the Genius of Place is a highly engaging, informative discussion of context in architectural theory and practice. Eric Parry, one of the UK's most highly regarded architects — whose work has been widely lauded... more...

  • Residential Buildingsby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 64.55

    The systematic development of building types is an important task in housing construction. A deeper understanding of the underlying building types is mandatory, both for individual designs and for the wider application and variation of tried-and-tested structures. The authors have developed an innovative, drawing-based approach for unfolding... more...

  • West Country Households, 1500-1700by John Allan; Nat Alcock; David Dawson

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 50.00

    Essays on the development of the post-medieval house, its contents and decoration. more...

  • Hanok: The Korean Houseby Nani Park; Robert J. Fouser; Jongkeun Lee

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 29.99

    In recent decades, few nations have transformed themselves as radically as Korea. Amid Seoul's glass-and-steel skyscrapers and luxury apartments, however, the traditional Korean home or Hanok is experiencing a surprising renaissance. Hanok: The Korean House showcases twelve very special Hanok that reflect today's Koreaa country that's putting a... more...

  • Blackpool's Seaside Heritageby Allan Brodie; Matthew Whitfield

    Historic England 2015; US$ 12.99

    Blackpool is Britain's favourite seaside resort. Each year millions of visitors come to walk on its three piers, ride donkeys, enjoy shows at the Winter Gardens, scream on the thrilling rides at the Pleasure Beach and ride the lift to the top of the Tower. Generations of holidaymakers have stayed in its hotels, lodging houses and bed and breakfasts... more...