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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00
Intended for specialists and students of Architecture, Art History and History, the volume contains papers on functional and ideological aspects of palace architecture, art and ceremonial in the Roman imperial tradition in its broadest geographical and chronological limits, from the Principate through Late Antiquity, Byzantium, the Carolingian,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The book presents a broad panoramic overview of church architecture in the Russian North between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries. While it is inevitably overshadowed by the imperial splendour of the country?s capital cities, this unique phenomenon is regarded as the most distinctive national expression of traditional Russian artistic culture... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
Vistas across the land, the landscape, and the garden are a particular hallmark of the Italian palaces and villas of the early modern era. The author of this book provides the first detailed documentation of the Renaissance reconstruction of the antique discourse on vistas of ideal places and architecturally staged and framed views. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
American Architects and the Single-Family Home explains how a small group of architects started the Architects? Small House Service Bureau in 1919 and changed the course of twentieth-century residential design for the better. Concepts and principles they developed related to public spaces, private spaces, and service spaces for living; details about... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 63.00
The book reveals the functional interplay between carrying structures and building shells ? from foundations to exterior walls and roofs ? and presents the criteria that affect the choice of a system. The range of options goes from single-layer massive walls to complex façade systems. The fifth volume of the SCALE series will be an indispensable... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62
Around the world, a new architectural form is emerging. In public places a progressive architecture is being commissioned to promote open-ended, undetermined, lightly programmed or un-programmed interactions between people. This new phenomenon of architectural form ? Pavilions, Pop-Ups and Parasols ? is presaged by rapidly changing social relationships... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00
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...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 68.00
Achleitner earned his reputation as an expert authority through his teaching and his books. Some years ago, he repeated his legendary lecture at the Art University in Linz. This lecture is now presented in book form. Around 1,000 photographs illustrate the objects while also showing how Achleitner critically approached works of architecture... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 49.50 US$ 42.90
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...