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  • The Role of Place Identity in the Perception, Understanding, and Design of Built Environmentsby Casakin Hernan; Bernardo Fatima

    Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 29.00

    Readers of this e-book will gain an insight on the role of identity as a basis for the perception, experience, and appreciation of the form of built structures. It explains knowledge in relation to place identity, focusing both on people's identity, and related factors which play a part in this process, and most of all on a science of identity in the... more...

  • Designing Interior Architectureby Sylvia Leydecker

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 126.00

    In this book, an international and interdisciplinary team of authors gives an extensive account of today?s main areas of work in interior architecture and design. Illustrations of contemporary projects cover the breadth of typical interior design tasks as well as a wide range of possible design approaches. This book is a fundamental reference... more...

  • Produktentwicklung Architekturby Uta Pottgiesser; Holger Strauß

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 63.00

    From idea to product In the construction sector, demand is steadily increasing for innovative products. Product Development and Architecture presents selected examples that illustrate how the planning disciplines can contribute to such innovations in building. Introductory essays comprehensively explain the thematic and methodological... more...

  • Product Development and Architectureby Uta Pottgiesser; Holger Strauß

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 63.00

    From idea to product In the construction sector, demand is steadily increasing for innovative products. Product Development and Architecture presents selected examples that illustrate how the planning disciplines can contribute to such innovations in building. Introductory essays comprehensively explain the thematic and methodological... more...

  • Der urbane Code Chinasby Dieter Hassenpflug

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 51.95

    Was ist das Chinesische an der chinesischen Stadt? Ihre Syntax? Ihr Code? Durch seine Entschlüsselung vermag der Autor die Vielfalt der empirischen Eindrücke zu ordnen und auch aktuelle, von europäischen Architekten geplante Stadtgründungen in China neu zu ?lesen?. more...

  • Built to Lastby David Macaulay

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010; US$ 24.99

         A nomad fashion's a home that?s meant to be built and rebuilt. A family tears down an old house and erects a new one in its place. Even the Eiffel Tower wasn?t meant to be anything more than temporary. As humans, we don?t always build things to endure the test of time. Built to Last brings together the award-winning author and artist David... more...

  • Mosqueby David Macaulay

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 9.95

    Following in the tradition he established with Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction and in the many books he has published in the thirty years since, David Macaulay provides explanations of the how and the why in a way that is both accessible and entertaining. His work has earned numerous accolades, including a Caldecott Medal, two Caldecott... more...

  • Vernacular Heritage and Earthen Architectureby Mariana Correia; Gilberto Carlos; Sandra Rocha

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 293.00

    Preface Opening remarks Organisation and committees Conference support Foreword Gisle Jakhelln Foreword John Hurd Foreword Hubert Guillaud Foreword Mariana Correia Keynote speakers ?Built to meet Needs?: Paul Oliver and the study of vernacular architecture M. Vellinga Cultural values of earthen architecture for sustainable development... more...

  • Here Comes the Sunby Ken Worpole

    Reaktion Books 2000; US$ 35.00

    Here Comes the Sun looks at how social reformers, planners and architects in the early twentieth century tried to remake the city in the image of a sunlit, ordered utopia. While much has been written about architectural modernism, Worpole concentrates less on buildings and more on the planning of the spaces in-between ? the parks, public squares,... more...

  • Public Monumentsby Sergiusz Michalski

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    Public monuments to significant individuals or to political concepts are all too familiar. But the notions underlying them are not so obvious. Sergiusz Michalski traces the history of the public monument from the 1870s, when erecting them became an artistic, political and social pre-occupation, to today when the distinction between public monuments... more...