The Leading eBooks Store Online

3,693,353 members ⚫ 1,195,028 ebooks

New to

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books

Most popular at the top

  • 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...

  • Towards Creative Learning Spacesby Jos Boys

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    This book offers new ways of investigating relationships between learning and the spaces in which it takes place. It suggests that we need to understand more about the distinctiveness of teaching and learning in post-compulsory education, and what it is that matters about the design of its spaces. Starting from contemporary educational and architectural... more...

  • Diagramming the Big Ideaby Jeffrey Balmer; Michael T. Swisher

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    As a beginning design student, you need to learn to think like a designer, to visualize ideas and concepts, as well as objects. In Diagramming the Big Idea, Jeffrey Balmer and Michael T. Swisher illustrate how you can create and use diagrams to clarify your understanding of both particular projects and organizing principles and ideas. With accessible,... more...

  • Planungshandbuch für Konferenz- und Kommunikationsräumeby Guido Englich; Burkhard Remmers; Wilkhahn

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 70.71

    Englich and Remmers provide a comprehensive, analytical, and programmatic introduction to face-to-face communication in the work world. How to foster communication processes, structure them sensibly, and avoid unnecessary friction and needless follow-up costs, all through proper planning. more...

  • Workmanshipby Klaus-Dieter Weiss

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 70.71

    This documentation of the last ten years presents sixty - five structures and projects from rkw and looks behind the scenes in numerous interviews and essays. The works considered range from the research facilities for Audi to residential buildings, schools, railroad station, urban office buildings and shopping centers, as well as the... more...

  • Manuel d aménagement des espaces de conférence et de communicationby Guido Englich; Burkhard Remmers

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 70.71

    Englich and Remmers provide a comprehensive, analytical, and programmatic introduction to face-to-face communication in the work world. Against the backdrop of globalization, with its dynamic transformations of office environments and worldwide digital networks, they analyze the strategic significance of the various communication processes... more...

  • Architecture Oriented Otherwiseby David Leatherbarrow

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    So much writing about architecture tends to evaluate it on the basis of its intentions: how closely it corresponds to the artistic will of the designer, the technical skills of the builder, or whether it reflects the spirit of the place and time in which it was built, making it not much more than the willful (or even subconscious) assemblage of objects... more...

  • Writing About Architectureby Alexandra Lange; Jeffrey M. Lange

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Extraordinary architecture addresses so much more than mere practical considerations. It inspires and provokes while creating a seamless experience of the physical world for its users. It is the rare writer that can frame the discussion of a building in a way that allows the reader to see it with new eyes. Writing About Architecture is a handbook... more...

  • Cathedralby David Macaulay

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1981; US$ 17.41

    This richly illustrated book shows the intricate step-by-step process of an imaginary cathedral's growth. more...

  • Living for the Elderlyby Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 108.82

    Quality living in old age is one of the important topics of our time. Intelligent design solutions can push back the limits on housing and care, in favor of a comprehensive trend toward integrated forms of living. A third of the volume provides detailed expert information, a section of examples provides building and living typologies.... more...