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- Down East Books 2006; US$ 28.99
For this stunning new volume, photographer William Hubbell has turned his lens toward New England's ubiquitous stone walls. Beginning with the basic geology of the region and why New England has so many darned rocks, he presents a chronological overview of the varying styles and methods of wall building, and includes conversations with six contemporary... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 84.87
In view of progressive landscape use and the growing flow of traffic, the discussion of the reasonable degree of construction density is becoming increasingly heated. Actual values and insights on which form of development creates the most pleasant living spaces are still missing. This book offers a thorough study of the relationship... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 42.41
Lucius Burckhardt (1925-2003) taught architectural theory at Kassel University and, in the 1980s, coined the term "Promenadology" or the science of Strollology and developed this into a complex and far-sighted planning and design discipline. Given that "the landscape" as an idea only exists in our heads, Burckhardt's writings (and drawings)... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 47.72
The fifth volume of the SCALE series is an indispensable tool for every architect and planner. It shows the conditions under which certain constructions can be employed and why; what criteria can influence the choice of a system. The book also offers a look at future developments. How will the facade evolve as an interface for information?... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00
A complete guide to site grading for designers and other visual learners Grading With Design in Mind: Landscape Site Grading Principles is a comprehensive guide to grading, written specifically from the design perspective. Heavily illustrated and non-technical, this book meets the needs of designers and visual learners by presenting the principles... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62
The current trend for constructing experimental structures is now an international phenomenon. It has been taken up worldwide by design professionals, researchers, educators and students alike. There exist, however, distinct and significant tendencies within this development that require further investigation. This issue of AD takes on this task by... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 99.00 US$ 85.80
Your one-stop, comprehensive guide to commercial doors and door hardware—from the brand you trust Illustrated Guide to Door Hardware: Design, Specification, Selection is the only book of its kind to compile all the relevant information regarding design, specifications, crafting, and reviewing shop drawings for door openings in one easy-to-access... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00
“In this comprehensive book, Professor Randy Deutsch has unlocked and laid bare the twenty-first century codice nascosto of architecture. It is data. Big data. Data as driver. . .This book offers us the chance to become informed and knowledgeable pursuers of data and the opportunities it offers to making architecture a wonderful, useful, and... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2015; US$ 29.00
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 31.79
Steildächer stellen traditionell den typischen Gebäudeabschluss konventioneller Hochbauten in Mittel- und Nordeuropa dar. Neben den Planungsgrundlagen werden im vorliegenden Band typische Tragwerke für Holz- und Massivkonstruktionen vorgestellt, exemplarische Schichtaufbauten und die typischen Eindeckungen behandelt. Den Dachrandabschlüssen... more...