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- Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 63.64
The goal of advancing eco cities often remains confined to political or technological issues. This book establishes a focus on architectural and infrastructural design approaches to sustainable urban development. Taking as a basis the critical assessment of the five prototypical eco cities of Vauban/Freiburg, solarCity/Linz, Valdespartera,... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2010; US$ 23.52
Mange turister rejser til Rom for at studere de mange levn fra byens antikke storhedstid, men de færreste er klar over, at antikken også har sat sit præg på en række af Roms kirker.I middelalderens kirkebyggeri brugte man antikkens arkitektur som en slags stenbrud med præfabrikerede byggematerialer. Resultatet blev nogle meget brogede og opfindsomt... more...
- Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 24.36
The process of coding is a systematic experimentation with signs, symbols, and the construction of larger cultural meanings. The fourth volume in the series Kontext Architektur examines the architectural-historical and -theoretical relevance of the concept of "code" from various perspectives. The authors and editors start from the premise... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
Computer Methods for Architects deals with the use of computers in the architecture profession. The text explores where and how computers can and cannot help. The book begins with an explanation of how the majority of the architects around the world were once reluctant to use a computer. It then discusses how some architects improved and advanced... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.99
This beautifully illustrated history of Jules Podell's legendary club Copacabana features colorful characters, romance, and intrigue from the golden age of nightclubs. In this fascinating look behind the scenes of one of the world's most legendary nightclubs, the story of the Copa begins and ends with its fiery owner, Jules Podell. A Russian immigrant,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 78.95
This Design and Development Guide is an essential book for those who are involved in the initiation, planning, design and building of facilities for the various performing arts, from local to metropolitan locations. It includes the stages in the development, decisions to be taken, information requirements, feasibility and advice necessary in the design... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
This book explores the planning and architectural histories of the cities across Central and Southeastern Europe transformed into the cultural and political capitals of the new nationstates created in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In their introduction, editors Maka? and Conley discuss the interrelated processes of nationalization,... more...