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  • Old Capitolby Margaret N. Keyes

    University of Iowa Press 1988; US$ 24.95

    Built between 1839 and 1842, the domed structure of Iowa City's Old Capitol served as the third territorial capitol and the first state capitol of Iowa. In 1857, when the state government was moved to Des Moines, Old Capitol became the first building of the new University of Iowa. It remains today the centerpiece of this handsome campus. The story... more...

  • Retailising Spaceby Prof Dr Mattias Kärrholm; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Over the past few years there has been a proliferation of new kinds of retail space. Retail space has cropped up just about everywhere in the urban landscape: in libraries, workplaces, churches and museums. In short, retail is becoming a more and more manifest part of the public domain. The traditional spaces of retail, such as city centres and outlying... more...

  • Mapping Controversies in Architectureby Professor Albena Yaneva

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    The book tackles a number of challenging questions: How can we conceptualize architectural objects and practices without falling into the divides architecture/society, nature/culture, materiality/meaning? How can we prevent these abstractions from continuing to blind architectural theory? What is the alternative to critical architecture? Mapping... more...

  • Architect Knows Bestby Dr Simon Richards; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    The idea that buildings could be used to reform human behaviour and improve society was fundamental to the 'modernist' architecture and planning of people like Walter Gropius, Le Corbusier and José Luis Sert in the first half of the 20th century. Their proposals for functional zoning, multi-level transport, high-rise living, and machine-inspired aesthetics... more...

  • The Alhambraby Frederick P. Bargebuhr

    De Gruyter 1968; US$ 280.00

    The Alhambra A Cycle of Studies on the Eleventh Century in Moorish Spain more...

  • The Imperfect City: On Architectural Judgmentby Professor Samir Younés

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    If architectural judgment were a city, a city of ideas and forms, then it is a very imperfect city. When architects judge the success or failure of a building, the range of ways and criteria which can be used for this evaluation causes many contentious and discordant arguments. Proposing that the increase in number and intensity of such arguments... more...

  • Nexus Network Journal 14,1by

    Springer Basel 2014; US$ 109.00

    This themed winter issue of the Nexus Network Journal focuses on architecture, systems research and computational sciences. With computer technology playing a growing role in both survey and design, the edition evinces the deep impact of IT on architecture. more...

  • Designing for the Disabled: The New Paradigmby Selwyn Goldsmith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    Selwyn Goldsmith's Designing for the Disabled has, since it was first published in 1963, been a bible for practising architects around the world. Now, as a new book with a radical new vision, comes his Designing for the Disabled: The New Paradigm. Goldsmith's new paradigm is based on the concept of architectural disability. As a version of the social... more...

  • The Art of Precast Concreteby David Bennett

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 90.95

    A survey of the very latest developments in precast concrete technology and building practice, including detailed documentation of 24 inspired projects. more...