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- 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 US$ 68.42
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...
- 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
Offering an in-depth consideration of the impact which humanities have had on the processes of architecture and design, this book asks how we can restore the 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, these essays... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95
Have you ever wondered how the ideas behind the world?s greatest architectural designs came about? What process does an architect go through to design buildings which become world-renowned for their excellence? This book reveals the secrets behind these buildings. He asks you to ?read? the building and understand its starting point by analyzing... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 108.00 US$ 93.60
Endorsed by the Society of Light and Lighting, this practical book offers comprehensive guidance on how colour, light and contrast can be incorporated within buildings to enhance their usability. The book provides state-of-the-art, clear guidance as well as a valuable information source for busy professionals involved in the design or management of... more...
- Springer Basel 2010; US$ 84.91
This book recreates Isaac Newton?s reconstruction of Solomon?s Temple. It shows Newton as an architect and how his work on the temple interlinks with his other interests of science, chronology, prophecy and theology. more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2010; US$ 15.16
Bauen mit Lehm ist wieder ?alltäglich? geworden. Verbunden mit dieser Entwicklung entstand in den letzten Jahren ein enormer Zuwachs an Informationen auf diesem Fachgebiet. Das Buch schafft Transparenz mit einem aktuellen Überblick zur gesamten Thematik. Der Autor berücksichtigt dabei die bauökologischen Aspekte und erläutert detailliert die Zyklusstufen... more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2007; US$ 13.38
Kostensicherheit in der Bauplanung gewinnt zunehmend an Bedeutung. Der Autor arbeitet seit Jahren als Sachverständiger für Baukosten, Baukostenkontrolle und Bauabrechnung. In diesem Buch vermittelt er umfangreiche Erfahrungen aus seiner Beratungstätigkeit als Sachverständiger. Der Leser erhält in einer einmaligen kompakten und übersichtlichen Form... more...