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  • Louis I. Kahn?s Jewish Architectureby Susan G. Solomon

    Brandeis University Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    The evolution of the postwar American synagogue illuminated through the plans for Louis Kahn?s unbuilt Mikveh Israel more...

  • The Sustainable Laboratory Handbookby Egbert Dittrich

    Wiley 2015; US$ 138.50

    The first comprehensive guide to modern laboratory planning in ten years to address both construction and operating aspects. The 30 editors and authors are affiliated with the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) and with the European Association for Sustainable Laboratory Technologies (EGNATON), which has also endorsed this... more...

  • Learning with Natureby Marina Robb; Victoria Mew; Anna Richardson

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 22.99

    Marina Robb is the founder and managing director of Circle of Life Rediscovery CIC, a leading outdoor organization. She draws upon many years of working with young people of all ages and backgrounds to create unique and fun learning experiences. Victoria Mew founded Cultivating Curiosity, an organization that works outdoors with people of all... more...

  • Great Walls and Linear Barriersby Peter Spring

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99

    Everyone has heard of the Great Wall of China and knows of Hadrian's Wall and the other barriers lining stretches of Rome's imperial frontiers. But Peter Spring's original new study demonstrates that far from being exceptional, the building of walls and other linear defences was commonplace among the peoples and states of pre-modern era.... more...

  • Beyond Live/Workby Frances Holliss

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Beyond Live/Work: the architecture of home-based work explores the old but neglected building type that combines dwelling and workplace, the ?workhome?. It traces a previously untold architectural history illustrated by images of largely forgotten buildings. Despite having existed for hundreds, if not thousands, of years in every country across... more...

  • The Synagogues of Kentuckyby Lee Shai Weissbach

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    Lee Shai Weissbach's innovative study sheds light on the functioning of smaller Jewish communities in a state representative of many in the Midwest and South. The synagogue buildings of Kentucky tell much about the experience of Kentucky Jewry. Synagogues, especially in smaller towns, have often served as the only setting available for a wide variety... more...

  • University Planning and Architectureby Jonathan Coulson; Paul Roberts; Isabelle Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The environment of a university ? what we term a campus ? is a place with special resonance. They have long been the setting for some of history?s most exciting experiments in the design of the built environment. Christopher Wren at Cambridge, Le Corbusier at Harvard, and Norman Foster at the Free University Berlin: the calibre of practitioners who... more...

  • The Architecture of Industryby Dr Mathew Aitchison

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Through a series of case studies, this book documents the changing nature of industrial building and planning from the beginning of the twentieth century to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Drawing on research from the United States, Europe and Australia, this collection of essays highlights key moments in industrial architecture and planning... more...

  • Skyscrapers and High Risesby Shana Priwer; Cynthia Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This work includes a brief history of skyscrapers as well as chapters on elevators and communications, facades and facing, mechanical and electrical systems, forces of nature, and much more. more...