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  • Small Housesby Claudia Hildner

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 46.59

    Japanischer Wohnbau faszinierte und fasziniert ganze Architektengenerationen. Gerade die kleinen, sehr konzeptionellen Einfamilienhäuser zeigen neben stringent umgesetzten Wohnkonzepten die grosse Experimentierfreudigkeit in Bezug auf Raumkonstellationen und Materialien und die Fähigkeit auch den kleinsten Raum zu organisieren. Sie sind... more...

  • Architectural Acoustics Illustratedby Michael Ermann

    Wiley 2015; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67

    Unite the science of sound and the principles of design to enhance any space Architectural Acoustics Illustrated translates the quantitative and qualitative content of acoustics into the graphic language of architecture. This highly-visual guide includes over 350 illustrations that outline the physics of sound and the best design practices for... more...

  • 128 Farbenby Katrin Trautwein

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 75.88

    Dealing with color is a complex subject: influenced by standards, fashions, and trends, we derive our ideas and concepts from color theories, intuition, and personal preferences. The color swatches and systems for describing color common today are based on purely quantitative principles and include well over 1,500 colors. So how do we... more...

  • Fluss.Raum.Entwerfenby Martin Prominski; Antje Stokman; Daniel Stimberg; Hinnerk Voermanek; Susanne Zeller

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 86.73

    Urban riverbanks are attractive locations and highly prized recreational environments. The designs of urban river landscapes must fulfill a broad range of requirements: flood control, open space design, and ecology are as a rule the three dominant themes, and they must often be reconciled within a very restricted space. The river must... more...

  • Grundrissatlas Wohnungsbauby Oliver Heckmann; Friederike Schneider

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 65.04

    This housing construction design manual documents and analyzes some 130 international residential structures from the last fifty years. From the standardized floor plans of the 1960s to the more individual concepts of the 1980s and the changed requirements and housing types of recent years, example structures by famous and lesser known... more...

  • Minkaby John Roderick

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    In 1959 journalist John Roderick joined the Tokyo bureau of the Associated Press. There, he befriended a Japanese family, the Takishitas. After musing offhandedly that he would like to one day have his own house in Japan, the family?unbeknownst to John?set out to grant his wish. They found Roderick a 250-year-old minka, or hand-built farmhouse, with... more...

  • The Baltimore Rowhouseby Charles Belfoure; Mary Ellen Hayward

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Perhaps no other American city is so defined by an indigenous architectural style as Baltimore is by the rowhouse, whose brick facades march up and down the gentle hills of the city. Why did the rowhouse thrive in Baltimore? How did it escape destruction here, unlike in many other historic American cities? What were the forces that led to the citywide... more...

  • Fabricating Architectureby Robert Corser

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 23.99

    In this increasingly digitized world, any investigation of architecture inevitably leads to considerations of fabrication. But despite its omnipresence in contemporary practice and theory, digital design remains a fluid concept, its development and current influence discussed in scattered articles. more...

  • Architecture and Field/Workby Suzanne Ewing; Jeremie Michael McGowan; Chris Speed; Victoria Clare Bernie

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95

    Identifying and critically discussing the key terms, techniques, methodologies and habits that comprise our understanding of fieldwork in architectural education, research and practice, this book collates contributions by established and emerging international scholars. It will be of interest to critical practitioners, researchers, scholars and students... more...

  • Emergent Architectural Territories in East Asian Citiesby Peter G. Rowe

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 52.02

    Dieses Buch präsentiert die aktuellen städtebaulichen und architektonischen Entwicklungen in Fernost. Es beschreibt die zahlreichen Stadtquartiere, in denen sich die Großstädte mit innovativen Strukturen und avancierten Bauvorhaben erneuern oder ausdehnen. Es verbindet eine Typologie der öffentlichen Bauten mit einer Analyse der Kompositionsprinzipien... more...