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  • Roman Villas in Central Italyby Annalisa Marzano

    BRILL 2007; US$ 230.00

    This volume investigates the socio-economic role of elite villas in Roman Central Italy drawing on both documentary sources and material evidence. Through the composite picture emerging from the juxtaposition of literary texts and archaeological evidence, the book traces elite ideological attitudes and economic behavior, caught between what was morally... more...

  • Architectuur en geschiedenisby Lex Bosman

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 12.25

    De (re-)constructies van het verleden in historische disciplines zoals de kunst- en architectuurgeschiedenis veranderen regelmatig. Dit gebeurt onder invloed van uiteenlopende factoren binnen en buiten de eigen discipline. In het verleden werden echter ook constructies van een verder weg gelegen geschiedenis gemaakt om de positie van een opdrachtgever... more...

  • Mobile Architekturby Robert Kronenburg; Sonja Wesseler

    Springer 2008; US$ 44.95

    Alle frühen Behausungen waren tragbar oder jederzeit erneuerbar, denn die Menschen lebten als Nomaden und zogen mit den wechselnden Jahreszeiten dorthin, wo die Lebensbedingungen zuträglicher waren. Die Rastlosigkeit der modernen Zeit wiederum findet in mobilen Strukturen ihren Ausdruck: das Nomadic Museum von Shigeru Ban in New York aus Schiffscontainern... more...

  • Space in Americaby Klaus Benesch; Kerstin Schmidt

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 182.00

    America's sense of space has always been tied to what Hayden White called the "narrativization" of real events. If the awe-inspiring manifestations of nature in America (Niagara Falls, Virginia's Natural Bridge, the Grand Canyon, etc.) were often used as a foil for projecting utopian visions and idealizations of the nation's exceptional... more...

  • Eco-Architecture IIIby S. Hernandez; C.A. Brebbia; W.P De Wilde

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 474.00

    This book contains most of the papers presented in the Eco-Architecture 2010 conference, which was the third edition of the International Conference on Harmonisation between Architecture and Nature. Previous editions, that were very successful were held previously in the New Forest, UK, in 2006 and the Algarve, Portugal in 2008 and demonstrated the... more...

  • Urban Microclimateby Evyatar Erell; David Pearlmutter; Terence Williamson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    The quality of life of millions of people living in cities could be improved if the form of the city were to evolve in a manner appropriate to its climatic context. Climatically responsive urban design is vital to any notion of sustainability: it enables individual buildings to make use of renewable energy sources for passive heating and cooling, it... more...

  • Designing with Modelsby Criss B. Mills

    Wiley 2010; US$ 65.00

    Designing with Models , Second Edition is the revised, step-by-step guide to basic and advanced design process modeling. This comprehensive text explains the process from start to finish, and has been expanded to include up-to-date information on digital modeling programs and rapid prototyping processes. The impact of this new wave of 3D modeling... more...

  • Mastering Revit Structure 2010by Thomas S. Weir; Jamie D. Richardson; David J. Harrington

    Wiley 2010; US$ 69.99

    Mastering Revit Structure 2010 covers both the basics and the advanced features and functions. Written by a team of authors who are deeply involved with the Revit community, Mastering Revit Structure 2010 explains the tools and functionality in the context of professional, real-world tasks and workflows. With hands-on tutorials to demonstrate the... more...

  • Towards Creative Learning Spacesby Jos Boys

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    Looking at relationships between learning and the spaces in which it takes place, this book considers the distinctiveness of post-compulsory education, and what matters about the design of its spaces. more...

  • Building A Revolutionby Charlie Q.L. Xue

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 40.00

    Building a Revolution: Chinese Architecture Since 1980 presents a picture of Chinese architecture in transition, as the entire economy shifted from being planned and state-controlled to being market-led. The book also examines the "national form" and Chinese identity, the impact of international architecture, housing reform, and the emergence of architects... more...