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- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 14.99
? American Eden moves luminously through landscapes of history, literature, biography, and design theory. . . . fusing sharp-edged analysis and graceful American prose.? ?Kevin Starr, author of Golden Gate: The Life and Times of America's Greatest Bridge ?Informative and absolutely engrossing.? ?Ross King, author of Brunelleschi's Dome Garden... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00
The new industry standard on landscape architectural detailing Detailing for Landscape Architects takes the reader on an educational journey across three major areas of landscape architectural detailing?aesthetics, function, and constructibility?to demonstrate how powerful design patterns can transform thematic ideas into awe-inspiring built realities.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00
The newly updated guide to design process modeling techniques Designing with Models, Third Edition is the revised, step-by-step guide to basic and advanced design process modeling. This comprehensive text explains the process from start to finish, and has been expanded to include up-to-date information on digital modeling programs and rapid prototyping... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 95.00
A comprehensive introduction to environmental controls for architectural design With concerns for sustainability rapidly changing the technological playing field, the romanticized depiction of architects as solitary artists confined to their drafting tables is becoming a thing of the past. More than ever, today's architects must assume a leadership... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95
View the dedicated microsite for free sample chapters and videos - architecturalpress.com/architects-pocket-book This handy pocket book brings together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis - on site or in the studio. The book provides guidance on a range of tasks, from complying with the Building Regulations,... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 42.20
Hauptbeschreibung Das vorliegende Buch befasst sich mit der Frage, mit welchen Maßnahmen Nichtwohngebäude auf Dauer effizienter gemacht werden können. Die Lichttechnik ist in der Praxis ein unterschätztes Medium. Diese Arbeit zeigt Wege und Richtlinien auf, die bei einer lichttechnischen Modernisierung eingehalten werden müssen und zum Erfolg führen.... more...
- IOS Press 2011; US$ 116.00
"Exploring the Visual Landscape" is about the combination of landscape research and planning, visual perception and Geographic Information Science. It showcases possible ways of getting a grip on themes like: landscape openness, cluttering of the rural landscape, high-rise buildings in relation to cityscape, historic landscapes and motorway... more...
- Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 27.95
From Chicago to Toronto to Shanghai, cities around the world have sprouted ?iconic? buildings by celebrity architects like Frank Gehry and Daniel Libeskind that compete for attention both on the skyline and in the media. But in recent years, criticism of these extreme ?gestural? structures, known for their often-exaggerated forms, has been growing.... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 55.00
The bestselling guide to interior design updated and expanded for a new generation For over three decades, Francis D.K. Ching's integrated, comprehensive approach to presenting the elements of architecture and design has helped millions of students and professionals alike visualize and make sense of complex concepts. As functional as it is beautiful,... more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99
Many people who live in the city do not have space for gardens. But they still want the fresh food, flowers, and herbs that come from a garden. So, they plant gardens in pots or planters. Sometimes they form a team and find an empty lot to plant their gardens in. People use patterns to plan how best to use their space. This is a great way for people... more...