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- INSTAP Academic Press 2005; US$ 30.00
This book examines the architecture of Akrotiri, dealing not only with the building technology, but also with issues of typology, form, and function. It provides an overall picture of the architecture of Akrotiri, including an outline of its town plan, a description of the individual houses, and a discussion of its relationship with Crete and its neighbours... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
The Power of Evidence to Create Design Excellence This practical, accessible book—for design professionals and students alike—is about design excellence and how to achieve it. The authors propose an evidence-based design approach that builds on design ingenuity with the use of research in ways that enhance opportunities to innovate.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
Sustainable Preservation takes a nuanced look at the hundreds of choices that adaptive reuse requires architects to make—from ingenious ways to redeploy existing structural elements to time-honored techniques for natural ventilation to creation of wetlands that restore a site's natural biological functions. In addition, Sustainable Preservation... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33
Architectural Management represents the state of the art of research and practice in the field and includes contributions from leading international figures. The book looks back at over a decade of research into architectural management, considers the present challenges and opportunities, and looks to the future. You'll find a review of earlier work... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33
Architecture, Sustainable Design A comprehensive book on the sustainable design of research laboratories Today's research laboratories are complex and difficult building types to design, and making them sustainable adds more obstacles. Written by members of the well-known firm KlingStubbins, under the guidance of its Directors of Laboratory Planning,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95
This set of essays brings together studies that challenge interpretations of the development of modernist architecture in Third World countries during the Cold War. The topics look at modernism?s part in the transnational development of building technologies and the construction of national and cultural identity. Architectural modernism is far more... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95
Studying the relation of architecture to society, this book explains the manner in which the discipline of architecture adjusted itself in order to satisfy new pressures by society. Consequently, it offers an understanding of contemporary conditions and phenomena, ranging from the ubiquity of landmark buildings to the celebrity status of architects.... more...
- Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 59.08
Die Verbesserung der öffentlichen Beleuchtung ist eine wirkungsvolle und zugleich kostengünstige Massnahme, um die Attraktivität von Innenstädten nachhaltig zu erhöhen. Entsprechend viele Städte in Deutschland und Europa haben dies bereits erkannt und leisten sich auf der Basis von Masterplänen eine komplett neue Stadtbeleuchtung, um dadurch in Konkurrenz mit... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 48.33
Farbe ist unlösbar mit der Architektur verbunden ? als Medium der Gestaltung, aber auch als eigene Qualität prägt sie Form und Textur des Gebauten. Das Buch präsentiert Farbgestaltungen avancierter Architektur, die in technologischer wie in ästhetischer Hinsicht außerordentlich sind, für ein breites Spektrum von Bauaufgaben: vom Apartment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 180.00
Modern concert halls and opera houses are now very specialized buildings with special acoustical characteristics. With new contemporary case-studies, this updated book explores these characteristics as an important resource for architects, engineers and auditorium technicians. Supported by over 40 detailed case studies and architectural drawings... more...