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  • Living Over the Storeby Howard Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    The shop/house ? the building combining commercial/retail uses and dwellings ? appears over many periods of history in most cities in the world. This book combines architectural history, cross-cultural understandings and accounts of contemporary policy and building practice to provide a comprehensive account of this common but overlooked building.... more...

  • Designing Tall Buildingsby Mark P. Sarkisian

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This reference guides you through the fundamental principles of designing high-rises, with clear definitions and equations for the related architecture and structural engineering concepts, and is illustrated with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill work. more...

  • Almost Heavenby Leslie Thomas

    Bene Factum Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57

    that surround world famous salisbury Cathedral more...

  • Modern Architecture Through Case Studies 1945 to 1990by Peter Blundell Jones; Eamonn Canniffe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.00

    Once again, new interpretations are presented of some of the most famous architecture of the period. Work by lesser-known architects, whose influence and role have been overlooked by conventional histories of the subject, is discussed. The case study structure allows each example to be discussed and used as a springboard to explore different theoretical... more...

  • Corn Palaces and Butter Queensby Pamela H. Simpson

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 90.00

    A celebration of corn palaces, crop art, and butter sculpture from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries more...

  • Entwurfsatlas Sakralbauby Rudolf Stegers

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 133.00

    Ein Grundlagenwerk zum Entwurf und zur Planung von Sakralbauten ? praxisorientiert, systematisch und umfassend. Mit zahlreichen Beispielen von international renommierten Architekten wie Tadao Ando, Steven Holl, mecanoo, Renzo Piano, Peter Zumthor u. a. more...

  • Unfoldedby Petra Schmidt; Nicola Stattmann

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 74.00

    Unfolded demonstrates the possibilities paper holds today for product design, fashion, and art and provides designers with valuable inspirations. From washi paper to ceramic and carbon fiber paper, it presents the state of the art in research and development as well as the most important methods and technologies in handcrafts and industry. more...

  • Unfoldedby Petra Schmidt; Nicola Stattmann

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 74.00

    Unfolded demonstrates the possibilities paper holds today for product design, fashion, and art and provides designers with valuable inspirations. From washi paper to ceramic and carbon fiber paper, it presents the state of the art in research and development as well as the most important methods and technologies in handcrafts and industry. more...

  • MOVEby Michael Schumacher; Oliver Schaeffer; Michael-Marcus Vogt

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 105.00

    Architects and engineers are engaging more and more with the issue of movement in architecture: How can we control and reduce the energy requirement of buildings? How can we expand the range of possible uses? And how can we represent, accommodate, and control dynamic movements in buildings? more...

  • Universal Designby Oliver Herwig

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 38.00

    In einem attraktiven Layout, durchgehend illustriert und mit pointiert verfassten Texten, untersucht «Universal Design» die Lebensgegebenheiten der Generation 50+ von Kopf bis Fuß und stellt Gestaltungsstrategien, Produktinnovationen und Raumlösungen für eine barrierefreie Welt vor. more...