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  • Städtebauby Wolfgang Bischof; Martin Korda; Barbara Braun; Klaus Habermehl; Hartmut Münch; Wolfgang Storm; Helmut Weckwerth

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2015; Not Available

    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...

  • Systembauby Ulrich Knaack; Sharon Chung-Klatte; Reinhard Hasselbach

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 49.00

    This book provides an overview of prefabricated systems in housing, office, and industrial buildings. It explains the processes of modular construction and the behavior of materials with this approach. Many drawings show the principles of modular construction, while built examples forge a link to building practice. more...

  • The Urban Code of Chinaby Dieter Hassenpflug; Mark Kammerbauer

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 53.50

    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...

  • Urban Commonsby Mary Dellenbaugh; Markus Kip; Majken Bieniok; Agnes Katharina Müller; Martin Schwegmann

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 42.00

    This volume examines various key topics of urban commons theoretically and empirically through a wide spectrum of international case studies providing perspectives from a variety of cities as diverse as Berlin, Hyderabad and Seoul. A wider discussion of commons in current scientific and activist literature from housing, public space, to... more...

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

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 293.00

    In a continuously changing world, there has been a growing interest in the protection of vernacular heritage and earthen architecture. The need to protect and enhance this fragile heritage via intelligent responses to threats from nature and the environment has become evident. Historically, vernacular heritage research focussed on philosophical aspects... 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... more...

  • Access for Allby Wolfgang Christ

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 62.95

    Access and accessibility are central themes in architecture and urbanism. Moreover, access is a key concept in many other areas such as knowledge and education, healthcare etc. This book deals with this world of access in architecture, city planning, and neighboring fields. more...

  • Acoustic Designby Duncan Templeton; David Saunders

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Architectural Press Library of Design and Detailing: Acoustic Design focuses on the techniques and principles employed in acoustic design, as well as room acoustics, hearing, speech, sound insulation, and noise control and design. The book first elaborates on the perception of sound, properties of sound, and sound in the built form. Concerns cover... more...

  • Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstructionby John Pendlebury; Erdem Erten; Larkham J Peter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The history of post Second World War reconstruction has recently become an important field of research around the world; Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction is a provocative work that questions the orthodoxies of twentieth century design history. This book provides a key critical statement on mid-twentieth century urban design and city... more...

  • The Anatomy of the Villageby Thomas Sharp

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Thomas Sharp was a key figure in mid-C20 British planning whose renown stems from two periods in his career. First, he came to attention as a polemical writer in the 1930s on planning issues, including as a virulent opponent of garden cities. His prose tempered over time and this phase perhaps culminated in Town Planning, first published in 1940... more...