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  • Product Development and Architectureby Uta Pottgiesser; Holger Strauß

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 63.00

    From idea to product In the construction sector, demand is steadily increasing for innovative products. Product Development and Architecture presents selected examples that illustrate how the planning disciplines can contribute to such innovations in building. Introductory essays comprehensively explain the thematic and methodological framework. Case... more...

  • Architect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionaryby Nikolas Davies; Erkki Jokiniemi

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    This pocket-sized Dictionary offers huge coverage for the 40,000+ people studying or working in architecture, construction or any of the built environment fields. From Abaciscus to Zophorus, the reader is able to quickly track down precisely the term they are looking for. The book is illustrated with stunning drawings that provide a visual as... more...

  • Planning Guide for Conference and Communication Environmentsby Guido Englich; Burkhard Remmers; Wilkhahn

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 90.95

    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...

  • Galletti & Matterby Bruno Marchand

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 60.00

    Innovative, flexible and pragmatic: the award-winning office of Galletti & Matter.Claude Matter and Olivier Galletti, two young Swiss architects, have developed an essentially pragmatic approach based on sensitivity to location. They begin with an initial concept, not a definitive answer, open to modification during the construction process. The creation... more...

  • Entwurfsatlas Forschungs- und Technologiebauby Hardo Braun; Dieter Grömling; Gunter Henn; Jürgen Eichler; Helmut Bleher; Hannelore Deubzer; Oswald W. Grube; Gerhard Hausladen; Hana Meindl; Manfred Hegger; Hans-U. Jaeger; Svante Pääbo; Kai L. Simons

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 76.95

    A handbook on planning and designing architecture for research and technology, with 70 up-to-date international case studies of built works by architects such as Foster and Partners, Nicholas Grimshaw, Herzog & de Meuron, Sauerbruch Hutton, and Nicholas Grimshaw. 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...

  • Built to Lastby David Macaulay

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010; US$ 24.99

         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...

  • Fitby Robert Geddes

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Fit is a book about architecture and society that seeks to fundamentally change how architects and the public think about the task of design. Distinguished architect and urbanist Robert Geddes argues that buildings, landscapes, and cities should be designed to fit: fit the purpose, fit the place, fit future possibilities. Fit replaces old paradigms,... more...