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  • Planning for Tall Buildingsby Michael J. Short

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    In a time of recession, the challenge of building and planning for tall buildings has become even more complex; the economics of development, legislative and planning frameworks, and the local politics of development must be navigated by those wishing to design and construct new tall buildings which fit within the fabric of their host cities. This... more...

  • Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalizationby Liane Lefaivre; Alex Tzonis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95

    The definitive introductory book on the theory and history of regionalist architecture in the context of globalization, this text addresses issues of identity, community, and sustainability along with a selection of the most outstanding examples of design from all over the world. Alex Tzonis and Liane Lefaivre give a readable, vivid, scholarly account... more...

  • Einfach Bauenby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 76.16

    In Detail: Building Simply demonstrates the breadth and complexity of the issues involved in building simply, from functional and economic demands, through ecological and energy-related aspects, to design and construction requirements. more...

  • Memory and Architectureby Eleni Bastéa

    University of New Mexico Press 2004; US$ 39.95

    An international study of cultural relationships with built environments. more...

  • Tragende Bauteile aus Glasby Geralt Siebert; Iris Maniatis

    Wiley 2012; US$ 50.50 US$ 43.77

    Glaselemente als tragende Bauteile sind aus dem Hochbau nicht mehr wegzudenken. Jedoch gehoren die ingenieurwissenschaftlichen Grundlagen fur Entwurf, Bemessung und Konstruktion fur die Mehrzahl der Planer in der Praxis noch nicht zur Routine. Dieses Buch fasst die grundlegenden Kenntnisse uber den Baustoff Glas sowie die aktuellen Regelwerke und das... more...

  • Pelli Clarke Pelli Architectsby Michael C. Crosbie

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 65.27

    The worldwide renown architecturaloffice Pelli Clarke Pelli, founded in 1977 by Cesar Pelli,is known in particular forits elegant and technically advanced tower designs.This publication encompasses a selection of works from the past eight years such as:Bloomberg Tower in New York, Minneapolis Central Library, Transbay Transit Center in... more...

  • Discovering the Smallest Churches in Walesby John Kinross

    The History Press 2007; US$ 21.42

    This book, which is lavishly illustrated with colour and black and white photographs, drawings and location maps, will appeal both to those living in Wales and to visitors. more...

  • Building Type Basics for College and University Facilitiesby David J. Neuman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    Essential information for the design of college and university facilities Building Type Basics for College and University Facilities, Second Edition is your one-stop reference for the essential information you need to confidently begin the planning process and successfully complete the design of college and university buildings, large or small,... more...

  • Birminghamby Brian Hall

    Wharncliffe 2011; US$ 8.99

    There are now over 25 books published as part of the Aspects Series, each one taking readers on a voyage of nostalgic discovery through their town, city or area. Here Birmingham, once "The Workshop of the Empire" is revealed in twelve studies of the city and its people. Here we find "Birmingham Municipal Bank", the only successful... more...

  • Symbolische Interaktion in der Residenzstadt des Spätmittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeitby Gerrit Deutschländer; Marc Höh; Andreas Ranft

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 97.93

    The essays in this volume take a cultural-historical perspective to explore the development of the royal capital from the late Middle Ages well into the early modern era. They examine the wide range of symbolic interactions inside these royal capital societies and show that rather than being mere epiphenomena, such symbolic interactions... more...