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  • Integrated Buildingsby Leonard R. Bachman

    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...

  • Travels in the History of Architectureby Robert Harbison

    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...

  • The Humanities in Architectural Designby Soumyen Bandyopadhyay; Jane Lomholt; Nicholas Temple; Renée Tobe

    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...

  • Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understandby Simon Unwin

    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...

  • The Colour, Light and Contrast Manualby Keith Bright; Geoffrey Cook

    Wiley 2010; US$ 104.00

    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...

  • Problem Solving and Critical Thinking for Designersby Christine M. Piotrowski

    Wiley 2011; US$ 60.00

    The essential guide to decision making and problem solving for the interior designer The interior design profession requires effective problem solving and critical thinking, as they impact all phases of the design project and most work activities of the interior designer. Whether you are a student or professional designer, much of what you do involves... more...

  • Digitale Baustelle- innovativer Planen, effizienter Ausführenby Willibald A. Günthner; André Borrmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 109.00

    Das Konzept der digitalen Baustelle beschreibt die Abbildung aller bei einem Bauvorhaben anfallenden Daten in einem Baustellenmodell. Es bietet die Grundlage für einen durchgängigen Datenfluss und damit für effizientere Planungs- und Ausführungsprozesse. In dem Band stellen Experten aus Wissenschaft und Industrie Methoden und Technologien zur Umsetzung... more...

  • Baukosten bei Neu- und Umbautenby Klaus D. Siemon

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2007; US$ 39.95

    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...

  • Reuse Valueby Professor Dale Kinney; Professor Richard Brilliant

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    This book offers a range of views on spolia and appropriation in art and architecture from fourth-century Rome to the late twentieth century. Using case studies from different historical moments and cultures, contributors test the limits of spolia as a critical category and seek to define its specific character in relation to other forms of artistic... more...

  • Feminist Practicesby Dr Lori A Brown

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Women continue to be extremely under-represented in the architectural profession. Despite equal numbers of male and female students entering architectural studies, there is at least 17-25% attrition of female students and not all remaining become practicing architects. In both the academic and the professional fields of architecture, positions of... more...