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  • Hofhäuserby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 35.87

    Die intelligente Weiterent-wicklung von Bautypen ist eine wesentliche Aufgabenstellung im Wohnungsbau. Dieser Band behandelt die Typen des Hofhauses, die den Hof als intimen Außenraum des Wohnens nutzen. Einer Darstellung des Hofs als Stadtbaustein folgt ein umfassendes Typenspektrum: Cluster, Netz, Teppich, Hofreite, Terrassen etc. more...

  • Light Zone Cityby Christa van Santen

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 76.95

    In this book, the author embodies her many years of experience as a practitioner and teacher of lighting design. She articulates basic planning rules for the outdoor lighting of buildings, traffic routes, and squares, and presents and elucidates new artificial lighting systems and outdoor lamps with the help of examples. more...

  • Stadtland Schweizby Angelus Eisinger; Michel Schneider

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 90.95

    Probleme und Potenziale des heutigen Stadtlandes Schweiz ? eine Darstellung für Planer und Städtebauer, Architekten, Politiker, Behörden und Investoren. more...

  • Devanthéry & Lamunièreby Joseph Abram

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 65.00

    Dieser Band präsentiert und dokumentiert 15 realisierte Bauten und eine Auswahl von 12 Projekten des Büros Devanthéry und Lamunière, u.a. die rechtswissenschaftliche Bibliothek Fleuret in Lausanne, die psychiatrische Klinik in Yverdon, das Hotel Guisan in Bern und die Villa Beck in Rolle. more...

  • Challenging Glass 3by F. Bos; C. Louter; R. Nijsse

    IOS Press 2012; US$ 245.00

    There are two things everybody knows about glass: it is transparent, and it breaks! These are also the properties that constitute the challenge of glass as an architectural and structural material. This book presents papers from the third Challenging Glass Conference (CGC3), held at the Technical University (TU) Delft, the Netherlands, in June 2012.... more...

  • Future Practiceby Rory Hyde

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Designers around the world are carving out opportunities for new kinds of engagement, new kinds of collaboration, new kinds of design outcomes, and new kinds of practice; overturning the inherited assumptions of the design professions. Seventeen conversations with practitioners from the fields of architecture, policy, activism, design, education,... more...

  • The Architecture of Lightby Mary Ann Steane

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Reviewing the use of natural light by architects in the era of electricity, this book aims to show that natural light not only remains a potential source of order in architecture, but that natural lighting strategies impose a usefully creative discipline on design. Considering an approach to environmental context that sees light as a critical aspect... more...

  • Reading Architecture and Cultureby Adam Sharr

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Architecture displays the values involved in its inhabitation, construction, procurement and design. It traces the thinking of the individuals who have participated in it, their relationships, and their involvement in the cultures where they lived and worked. In this way, buildings, their details, and the documents used to make them, can be read closely... more...

  • Cine-scapesby Richard Koeck

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95

    Cine-scapes explores the relationship between urban space, architecture and the moving image. While an impressive amount of research has been done with regards to the way in which architecture is portrayed in film, this book offers a new perspective.... What happens if we begin to see the city as a place for an embodied visual consumption; a... more...

  • Intérieursby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2004; US$ 54.38

    This bestselling In Detail volume examines the use of materials, lighting and color in creating ambiance more...