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  • The Changing Image of Affordable Housingby Dr Ulduz Maschaykh

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architects? and communities? commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of the private building sector, it stresses the importance of the... more...

  • Courtyard Housing for Health and Happinessby Dr Donia Zhang

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Health and happiness are fundamental to human quality of life. The United Nations? World Happiness Report 2012 reflects a new worldwide call for governments to include happiness as a criterion to their policies. The ?Healthy Cities? or ?Happy Cities? movement has been endorsed by the WHO since 1986, and a ?Healthy House? or ?Happy Home? is a critical... more...

  • Ground Rules in Humanitarian Designby Alice Min Soo Chun; Irene E. Brisson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.50

    Delve deep into the complex issues surrounding humanitarian design Ground Rules in Humanitarian Design establishes essential foundations for thinking about humanitarian design and its role in global change. Outlining a vital framework for designing for impoverished and disaster-stricken communities, this informative guide explores the integration... more...

  • Contextby Eric Parry

    Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95

    Demonstrates how a building's setting should inform and inspire rather than constrain architectural design Context-Architecture and the Genius of Place is a highly engaging, informative discussion of context in architectural theory and practice. Eric Parry, one of the UK's most highly regarded architects ? whose work has been widely lauded for... more...

  • Louis I. Kahn?s Jewish Architectureby Susan G. Solomon

    Brandeis University Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    The evolution of the postwar American synagogue illuminated through the plans for Louis Kahn?s unbuilt Mikveh Israel more...

  • Practical Poetics in Architectureby Leon van Schaik

    Wiley 2015; US$ 46.50

    Integrate poetics into real-world spaces by bringing theory down to earth Practical Poetics in Architecture takes poetics out of the theory class and into the design studio, showing architects how the atmospheric and experiential qualities of built structures can be intentionally considered and planned. With an emphasis on analysing and explaining... more...

  • Residential Buildingsby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 84.00

    To continue developing existing building types in an intelligent way is a crucial task in the field of residential building. For this typology of residential buildings, the authors have developed systematic new presentations of most innovative types. Each individual part lays out the possibilities for using and transforming a particular... more...

  • Architectural Graphicsby Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2015; US$ 55.00

    The bestselling guide to architectural drawing, with new information, examples, and resources Architectural Graphics is the classic bestselling reference by one of the leading global authorities on architectural design drawing, Francis D.K. Ching. Now in its sixth edition, this essential guide offers a comprehensive introduction to using graphic... more...

  • The Sustainable Laboratory Handbookby Egbert Dittrich

    Wiley 2015; US$ 138.50

    The first comprehensive guide to modern laboratory planning in ten years to address both construction and operating aspects. The 30 editors and authors are affiliated with the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) and with the European Association for Sustainable Laboratory Technologies (EGNATON), which has also endorsed this... more...