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  • Produktentwicklung Architekturby Uta Pottgiesser; Holger Strauß

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 48.82

    Von der Idee zum Produkt In der Baubranche nimmt die Nachfrage nach innovativen Produkten stetig zu. Produktentwicklung Architektur zeigt an ausgewählten Beispielen, wie planende Disziplinen zu diesen Innovationen im Bauen beitragen können. Einführende Essays erörtern übergreifend den thematischen und methodischen Rahmen. Case Studies... more...

  • Product Development and Architectureby Uta Pottgiesser; Holger Strauß

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 48.82

    Von der Idee zum Produkt In der Baubranche nimmt die Nachfrage nach innovativen Produkten stetig zu. Produktentwicklung Architektur zeigt an ausgewählten Beispielen, wie planende Disziplinen zu diesen Innovationen im Bauen beitragen können. Einführende Essays erörtern übergreifend den thematischen und methodischen Rahmen. Case Studies... more...

  • Mosqueby David Macaulay

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 9.22

    Following in the tradition he established with Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction and in the many books he has published in the thirty years since, David Macaulay provides explanations of the how and the why in a way that is both accessible and entertaining. His work has earned numerous accolades, including a Caldecott Medal, two Caldecott... more...

  • Built to Lastby David Macaulay

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010; US$ 22.80

         A nomad fashion's a home that?s meant to be built and rebuilt. A family tears down an old house and erects a new one in its place. Even the Eiffel Tower wasn?t meant to be anything more than temporary. As humans, we don?t always build things to endure the test of time. Built to Last brings together the award-winning author and artist David... more...

  • Network Practicesby Anthony Burke; Therese Tierney

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 23.99

    The twin revolutions of the global economy and omnipresent Internet connectivity have had a profound impact on architectural design. Geographical gaps and, in many cases, architecture's tie to the built world itself have evaporated in the face of our new networked society. Form is now conceptualized by architects, engineers, and artists as reflexive,... more...

  • Five Houses, Ten Detailsby Edward R. Ford

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    Edward Ford's forty years of practicing and teaching architecture have focused on one area: the architectural detail. Yet, despite two hugely influential books ( The Details of Modern Architecture , volumes 1 and 2), numerous articles, and lectures given from Vancouver to Vienna, there are two questions Ford has, remarkably, never answered: "What is... more...

  • Philosophy for Architectsby Branko Mitrovi

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Philosophy for Architects  is an engaging and easy-to-grasp introduction to philosophical questions of interest to students of architectural theory. Topics include Aristotle's theories of "visual imagination" and their relevance to digital design, the problem of optical correction as explored by Plato, Hegel's theory of zeitgeist, and Kant's examinations... more...

  • From Autos to Architectureby David Gartman

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 47.99

    One of the most interesting questions in architectural history is why modern architecture emerged from the war-ravaged regions of central Europe and not the United States, whose techniques of mass production and mechanical products so inspired the first generation of modern architects like Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Walter Gropius. In  From... more...

  • Architectural Reflectionsby Colin St John Wilson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Architectural Reflections: Studies in the Philosophy and Practice of Architecture focuses on the principles, techniques, and the philosophical context and practice of architecture. The book first ponders on natural imagination, ethics of architecture, and an interpretation of Wittgenstein's comments on architecture. Topics include the meaning of... more...

  • Sustainable Preservationby Jean Carroon; Richard Moe

    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...