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  • Building Simplyby Christian Schittich

    DETAIL 2001; US$ 98.00

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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...

  • The Dissolution of Placeby Professor Shelton Waldrep; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Postmodern architecture - with its return to ornamentality, historical quotation, and low-culture kitsch - has long been seen as a critical and popular anodyne to the worst aspects of modernist architecture: glass boxes built in urban locales as so many interchangeable, generic anti-architectural cubes and slabs. This book extends this debate beyond... 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$ 89.95

    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...

  • Pelli Clarke Pelli Architectsby Michael C. Crosbie

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 84.00

    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...

  • Tragende Bauteile aus Glasby Geralt Siebert; Iris Maniatis

    Wiley 2012; US$ 47.95

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

  • 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...

  • Renaissance Architectureby Christy Anderson

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    The Renaissance was a diverse phenomenon, marked by innovation and economic expansion, the rise of powerful rulers, religious reforms, and social change. Encompassing the entire continent, Renaissance Architecture examines the rich variety of buildings that emerged during these seminal centuries of European history. Although marked by the rise of powerful... more...