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  • Reading the Architecture of the Underprivileged Classesby Nnamdi Elleh

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book not only shows how architects can learn from traditional or vernacular dwellings in order to create habitations for the people of low-income groups in public housing scenarios, but also demonstrates how the architecture of the economically underprivileged classes goes beyond culturally-inspired tectonic interpretations of vernacular traditions... more...

  • Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understandby Simon Unwin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is an essential companion to Simon Unwin?s Analysing Architecture , and part of the trilogy which also includes his Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect . Together the three books offer an introduction to the workings of architecture providing for the three aspects... more...

  • Assembling the Centre: Architecture for Indigenous Culturesby Janet McGaw; Anoma Pieris

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Metropolitan Indigenous Cultural Centres have become a focal point for making Indigenous histories and contemporary cultures public in settler-colonial societies over the past three decades. While there are extraordinary success stories, there are equally stories that cause concern: award-winning architecturally designed Indigenous cultural centres... more...

  • Architecture's Pretextsby Aarati Kanekar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The aim of this book is to expose readers to architecture?s pretexts that include literary narratives, film, theatre, painting, music, and ritual, as a bridge between diverse intellectual territories and architecture. It introduces a selection of seminal modern and contemporary architectural projects, their situation within the built environment,... more...

  • Transgressionby Louis Rice; David Littlefield

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Transgression means to 'cross over': borders, disciplines, practices, professions, and legislation. This book explores how the transgression of boundaries produces new forms of architecture, education, built environments, and praxis. Based on material from the 10th International Conference of the AHRA, this volume presents contributions from... 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...

  • eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Constructionby Gudni Gudnason; Raimar Scherer

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 345.00

    Since 1994, the European Conferences of Product and Process Modelling (www.ecppm.org) have provided a review of research, development and industrial implementation of product and process model technology in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Facilities Management (AEC/FM) industry. Product/Building Information Modelling has matured significantly... 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...

  • 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...