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  • Sustainable Preservationby Jean Carroon; Richard Moe

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    A guide to green strategies for preservation and adaptivereuse—and the power of preservation/reuse as a greenstrategy. Buildings account for nearly forty percent of both total energyuse and carbon emissions in the United States. With one of thecountry's leading preservation architects as your guide,Sustainable Preservation explores the power... more...

  • Digitale Baustelle- innovativer Planen, effizienter Ausführenby Willibald Gunthner; Andre Borrmann

    Springer 2011; US$ 109.00

    Das Konzept der digitalen Baustelle beschreibt die Abbildung aller bei einem Bauvorhaben anfallenden Daten in einem Baustellenmodell. Es bietet die Grundlage fur einen durchgangigen Datenfluss und damit fur effizientere Planungs- und Ausfuhrungsprozesse. In dem Band stellen Experten aus Wissenschaft und Industrie Methoden und Technologien zur Umsetzung... more...

  • Mathematical Excursions to the World's Great Buildingsby Alexander J. Hahn

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 49.50

    From the pyramids and the Parthenon to the Sydney Opera House and the Bilbao Guggenheim, this book takes readers on an eye-opening tour of the mathematics behind some of the world's most spectacular buildings. Beautifully illustrated, the book explores the milestones in elementary mathematics that enliven the understanding of these buildings and combines... more...

  • Codeby Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 32.00

    The fourth volume in the series "Kontext Architektur" examines the architectural-theoretical relevance of the concept of "code" from various perspectives. The goal of this book is to arrive at a critical grasp of this concept?s vibrant tension between the cultural and the formal, the "outside" and the "inside" of a building. more...

  • Ecological Urban Architectureby Thomas Schröpfer

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 84.95

    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. more...

  • Genbrugskirker i Romby Maria Fabricius Hansen

    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...

  • Codeby Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 32.00

    The fourth volume in the series "Kontext Architektur" examines the architectural-theoretical relevance of the concept of "code" from various perspectives. The goal of this book is to arrive at a critical grasp of this concept?s vibrant tension between the cultural and the formal, the "outside" and the "inside" of a building. more...

  • The Mysteries of Borobudurby John Miksic; Marcello and Anita Tranchini

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    The glorious ninth-century Buddhist stupa of Borobudur ? the largest Buddhist monument in the world ? stands in the midst of the lush Kedu Plain of Central Java in Indonesia, where it is visited annually by over a million people. Borobudur contains more than a thousand exquisitely carved relief panels extending along its many terraces for a total... more...

  • Beyond Anitkabirby Christopher S. Wilson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    There have been five different settings that have contained the dead body of Atatürk, organizer of the Turkish War of Independence (1919-1923) and first president of the Republic of Turkey. Narrating the story of these different architectural constructions, this book also describes and interprets the movement of Atatürk’s body through... more...

  • Living with Heritage in Cairoby Ahmed Sedky

    The American University in Cairo Press 2009; US$ 17.99

    A new assessment of the preservation of historic areas of Middle Eastern cities, with Cairo as a case study more...