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- 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...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 31.79
Urban space is a commons: simultaneously a sphere of human cooperation and negotiation and its product. Understanding urban space as a commons means that the much sought-after productivity of the city precedes rather than results from strategies of the state and capital. This approach challenges assumptions of urbanization as capital-driven,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Architectural Reflections: Studies in the Philosophy and Practice of Architecture focuses on the principles, techniques, and the philosophical context and practice of architecture. The book first ponders on natural imagination, ethics of architecture, and an interpretation of Wittgenstein's comments on architecture. Topics include the meaning of... more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2015; US$ 15.16
Das seit 1970 als Handbuch für Architekten und Bauingenieure etablierte Standardwerk STÄDTEBAU erscheint jetzt in der auf den neuesten Stand gebrachten Fassung in seiner 5. Auflage. Der Erfolg der letzten Auflage hat den Herausgeber und den Verlag bestätigt und zu einer Überarbeitung ermutigt. Damit steht dieses Fachbuch wieder allen Planerinnen und... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
For both the preservation professional and urban planner, this book shows how preservation is a key to the creation of livable cities. The author Eric Allison, the founder and coordinated of the graduate historic preservation program at Pratt Institute in New York City, offers tools and case studies that preservationists and planners can learn from... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 105.00
Salmela Architect showcases twenty-six completed buildings and sixteen current projects in lavish color photographs and architectural drawings of one of America's leading ?critical regionalist? architects, enabling readers to get a sense of the practicality, ethnicity, and playfulness in David Salmela's work. Architecture critic Thomas Fisher... more...
- WIT Press 2012; US$ 160.00
This book is the first and, so far, only publication to elaborate on all the stages of one of the many Urban Regeneration projects implemented in Turkey in recent years.The authors detail the operation and management processes of the municipality where the initiative is taking place, in addition to the people involved and the duties they... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 27.00
This thought-provoking book presents a compelling argument for moving architecture from a part-by-part, linear approach to an integrated one that brings together technology, materials, and production methods. Using examples from several industries that have successfully made the change to an integrated component approach, these visionary authors lay... more...