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  • Mies van der Rohe. Das gebaute Werkby Carsten Krohn

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00

    Diese grundlegende und umfassende Mies-Monografie betrachtet sein Werk von einem entwurfsbezogenen Standpunkt der Architektur aus: Sie rekonstruiert die Bauten in ihrem realisierten Zustand und sieht sie gleichsam auf Augenhöhe des heutigen Betrachters: als qualitätvolle und nach wie vor inspirierende Architektur eines großen Meisters der Moderne. more...

  • Mies van der Rohe The Built Workby Carsten Krohn

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00

    This essential and comprehensive Mies monograph focuses in its analysis on Mies? design intentions: it reconstructs the buildings in their orginal state, examines them from the present day persepctive and rediscovers the inspiring architecture of a great modern master.The book presents eighty of Mies' works in chronological order. more...

  • Ornament and Orderby Rafael Schacter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Based on an in-depth ethnographic study working with some of the world’s most influential Independent Public Artists, this book takes a completely new approach. Placing these illicit aesthetic practices within a broader historical, political, and aesthetic context, it argues that they are in fact both intrinsically ornamental (working within a... more...

  • An Anthology of Theories and Models of Designby Amaresh Chakrabarti; Lucienne T. M. Blessing

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    While investigations into both theories and models has remained a major strand of engineering design research, current literature sorely lacks a reference book that provides a comprehensive and up-to-date anthology of theories and models, and their philosophical and empirical underpinnings; An Anthology of Theories and Models of Design fills this gap.The... more...

  • Design and Ethicsby Emma Felton; Oksana Zelenko; Suzi Vaughan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    This multidisciplinary book considers how to create design which is at once aesthetically pleasing and also ethically considered, with contributions from fields as diverse as architecture, fashion, urban design and philosophy. The authors also address how to teach design based subjects while instilling a desire in the student to develop ethical work... more...

  • Die semantische Wendeby Klaus Krippendorff

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 69.00

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  • Design and Anthropologyby Wendy Gunn; Jared Donovan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    Design and Anthropology challenges conventional thinking regarding the nature of design and creativity, in a way that acknowledges the improvisatory skills and perceptual acuity of people. Combining theoretical investigations and documentation of practice based experiments, it addresses methodological questions concerning the re-conceptualisation of... more...

  • Designing To Avoid Disasterby Thomas Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    Author Thomas Fisher introduces the idea of fracture-critical design and provides many solutions for how we can design to avoid major disasters. more...

  • Einführung in das Methodische Konstruierenby Paul Naefe

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.95

    Dieses Lehrbuch orientiert sich an den VDI-Richtlinien 2221 und 2222. Ausgehend von der Beschreibung der betrieblichen Einordnung der Konstruktion wird anschaulich dargestellt, wie auf der Basis der Systemtechnik die Tätigkeit des Konstruierens mit methodischer Unterstützung effizient, zielsicher und mit optimalem Ergebnis erfolgen kann.... more...

  • Integral Sustainable Designby Mark DeKay

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...