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  • 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...

  • From Autos to Architectureby David Gartman

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 47.99

    One of the most interesting questions in architectural history is why modern architecture emerged from the war-ravaged regions of central Europe and not the United States, whose techniques of mass production and mechanical products so inspired the first generation of modern architects like Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Walter Gropius. In  From... more...

  • Arts and Crafts Architectureby Maureen Meister

    University Press of New England 2014; US$ 39.99

    The first study of the origins and multiple expressions of New England?s Arts and Crafts architecture more...

  • Energy Atlasby IBA Hamburg

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 19.21

    Global climate change calls for rapid and decisive measures, particularly from the world's metropolises-the future of our climate will be decided in cities! But how can cities forge a path to a post-fossil fuel, post-atomic energy era, to ensure that urgently needed steps are put into practice? The ENERGY ATLAS takes the example of Hamburg's Wilhelmsburg... more...

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

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 63.95

    This book presents current developments in city planning and architecture in East Asia. It describes the many neighborhoods in which the region?s large cities are modernizing or expanding with innovative structures and advanced construction projects. It combines a typology of public structures with an analysis of the compositional principles of urban... more...

  • River.Space.Designby Martin Prominski; Antje Stokman; Daniel Stimberg; Hinnerk Voermanek; Susanne Zeller

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 110.00

    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 be understood... more...

  • Brunet Saunier Architectureby Pascale Blin; Agence Brunet Saunier Architecture

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 92.00

    Brunet Saunier Architecture - a leader in the design of hospitals and large-scale public buildings - has been developing a successful concept known as "Monospace". The book discusses and analyzes this concept in detail, presenting true-to-scale floor plans, cross-sections, architectural views, and other information. The Monospace concept is based on... more...

  • Workmanshipby Klaus-Dieter Weiss

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 90.95

    Diese Dokumentation der letzten zehn Jahre zeigt 65 Bauten und Projekte des international gefragten Büros RKW. Auf der Suche nach dem Erfolgsrezept reicht der Blick in zahlreichen Interviews und Essays dabei auch hinter die Kulissen. Das Arbeitsfeld spannt sich dabei von den Forschungsbauten für AUDI über Wohnhäuser, Schulen, Bahnhöfe und Einkaufszentren... more...

  • Building (in) the Futureby Phillip Bernstein; Peggy Deamer

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 23.99

    There is no denying the transformational role of the computer in the evolution of contemporary architectural practice. But does this techno-determinist account tell the whole story? Are humans becoming irrelevant to the overall development of the built environment? Bulding (in) the Future  confronts these important questions by examining the fundamental... more...

  • Ethics for Architectsby Thomas Fisher

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    In this new Architecture Brief,  Ethics for Architects , Thomas Fisher presents fifty case studies representing a broad range of ethical dilemmas facing today's architects, from questions regarding which clients to work for, to the moral imperatives of reclaiming building materials for construction instead of sending them to landfills. This timely... more...