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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 170.00
This is a unique and comprehensive study of the entire span of Finnish architecture in the 20th century. Using comparative critical analysis, the author weaves Aalto's contribution into his overview of the evolution of modern Finnish architecture and includes the work of a range of lesser published figures. It will be of considerable interest to architects,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.95
The need to respond to the rapidly changing city climate is particularly urgent in the tropics where the urban transition is currently at its peak. While the need is clearly felt by the tropical urban dwellers, texts that provide an overview of the problem and indicate possible design solutions are rare. This comprehensive reference will be welcomed... more...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 87.00
Focuses on the methodology and processes of designing, developments and research of standard building products, building product systems and special building components, as well as to their applications in buildings. This book is suitable for designers and product developers, who are mainly concerned with developing products. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 19.95
This manifesto is a verbal articulation of the authors' visionary theory of how the human body, architecture, and creativity define and sustain one another. This revolutionary work by artist-architects Arakawa and Madeline Gins demonstrates the inter-connectedness of innovative architectural design, the poetic process, and philosophical inquiry.... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 78.95
The Architects' Handbook provides a comprehensive range of visual and technical information covering the great majority of building types likely to be encountered by architects, designers, building surveyors and others involved in the construction industry. It is organised by building type and concentrates very much on practical examples. Including... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 130.00
An "anatomical" study of building systems integration with guidelines for practical applications Through a systems approach to buildings, Integrated Buildings: The Systems Basis of Architecture details the practice of integration to bridge the gap between the design intentions and technical demands of building projects. Analytic methods are introduced... more...
- Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 35.00
In Travels in the History of Architecture , renowned architectural writer Robert Harbison provides an engaging and concise companion to the great themes and aesthetic movements in architecture from antiquity to the present day. The book begins its journey with the great temples of the Egyptians and the shrines of Classical Greece and Rome and then... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95
An in-depth consideration of the impact which the humanities have had on the processes of architecture and design, this book asks how we can restore traditional dialogue between intellectual enquiry in the humanities and design creativity. Written by leading academics in the fields of history, theory and philosophy of design, this timely and important... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95
Have you ever wondered how the ideas behind the world?s greatest architecture came about? Or the process an architect goes through to design buildings which then become world-renowned for their excellence? Simon Unwin reveals the secrets behind twenty such buildings, introducing a unique method which can be used every time you look at a building.... more...