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  • Michael Alderby Ulrike Zophoniasson-Baierl

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 86.84

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  • Turkeyby Sibel Bozdogan; Esra Akcan

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    Turkey: Modern Architectures in History offers a journey through the iconic buildings of Turkey that begins with the end of World War I, when the new Turkish Republic was born out of the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire, includes its democratization in the midst of the Cold War?s competing ideologies, and concludes with the present day, in which... more...

  • Architecture Beyond Criticismby Wolfgang F. E. Preiser; Aaron T. Davis; Ashraf M. Salama; Andrea Hardy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    For the first time, this book demonstrates that the two paradigms of architectural criticism and performance evaluation can not only co-exist but complement each other in the assessment of built works. As architecture takes more principled stances worldwide, from environmental sustainability to social, cultural, and economic activism, this book examines... more...

  • Design Informedby Gordon H. Chong; Robert Brandt; W. Mike Martin

    Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67

    The Power of Evidence to Create Design Excellence This practical, accessible book—for design professionals and students alike—is about design excellence and how to achieve it. The authors propose an evidence-based design approach that builds on design ingenuity with the use of research in ways that enhance opportunities to innovate.... more...

  • Sustainable Preservationby Jean Carroon; Richard Moe

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67

    Sustainable Preservation takes a nuanced look at the hundreds of choices that adaptive reuse requires architects to make—from ingenious ways to redeploy existing structural elements to time-honored techniques for natural ventilation to creation of wetlands that restore a site's natural biological functions. In addition, Sustainable Preservation... more...

  • Architectural Managementby Stephen Emmitt; Matthijs Prins; Ad den Otter

    Wiley 2009; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33

    Architectural Management represents the state of the art of research and practice in the field and includes contributions from leading international figures. The book looks back at over a decade of research into architectural management, considers the present challenges and opportunities, and looks to the future. You'll find a review of earlier work... more...

  • Sustainable Design of Research Laboratoriesby KlingStubbins

    Wiley 2011; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33

    Architecture, Sustainable Design A comprehensive book on the sustainable design of research laboratories Today's research laboratories are complex and difficult building types to design, and making them sustainable adds more obstacles. Written by members of the well-known firm KlingStubbins, under the guidance of its Directors of Laboratory Planning,... more...

  • Third World Modernismby Duanfang Lu

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    This set of essays brings together studies that challenge interpretations of the development of modernist architecture in Third World countries during the Cold War. The topics look at modernism?s part in the transnational development of building technologies and the construction of national and cultural identity. Architectural modernism is far more... more...

  • Architecture, Crisis and Resuscitationby Tahl Kaminer

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    Studying the relation of architecture to society, this book explains the manner in which the discipline of architecture adjusted itself in order to satisfy new pressures by society. Consequently, it offers an understanding of contemporary conditions and phenomena, ranging from the ubiquity of landmark buildings to the celebrity status of architects.... more...

  • Licht für Städteby Ulrike Brandi; Christoph Geissmar-Brandi

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 59.68

    Die Verbesserung der öffentlichen Beleuchtung ist eine wirkungsvolle und zugleich kostengünstige Massnahme, um die Attraktivität von Innenstädten nachhaltig zu erhöhen. Entsprechend viele Städte in Deutschland und Europa haben dies bereits erkannt und leisten sich auf der Basis von Masterplänen eine komplett neue Stadtbeleuchtung, um dadurch in Konkurrenz mit... more...