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  • 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...

  • Nexus Network Journal 12,2by

    Birkhäuser Basel 2013; US$ 109.00

    Nexus Network Journal 12,2: Architecture and Mathematics (Volume 12) more...

  • Imagine Math 2by

    Springer Milan 2013; US$ 89.99

    This book invites the reader to imagine new worlds, new geometries and new forms. The text conveys new relationships between mathematics, imagination and culture, casting in a new perspective past figures and events that can help to explain phenomena of today. more...

  • Nexus Network Journal 10,2by

    Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 89.95

    This volume features a collection of papers dedicated to Canons of Form-Making, in honor of the 500th anniversary of the birth of architect Andrea Palladio (1508-1580). Theorist as well as practitioner, Palladio's architecture was based on well-defined canons that he had gleaned from studying the treatises as well as the remains of architecture... more...

  • Production and Use of Urban Knowledgeby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 159.00

    This book discusses the emerging importance of urban knowledge, and the controversies surrounding issues of power and bias, selection and implementation of knowledge economies in urban contexts. more...

  • Building Refurbishment for Energy Performanceby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book deals with efficient methodologies aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the building sector. It offers suggestions to improve energy efficiency and includes case studies. more...

  • The Architecture of Industryby Dr Mathew Aitchison; Dr Eamonn Canniffe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    From the Rust Belt to Silicon Valley, the intersection between architecture and industry has provided a rich and evolving source for historians of architecture. In a historical context, industrial architecture evokes the smoking factories of the nineteenth century or Fordist production complexes of the twentieth century. This book documents the changing... more...

  • Bikini Storyby Patrik Alac

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    It was in 1946 that the world first came to hear of a coral atoll in the Marshall Islands called Bikini. The following year, French couturier Louis Réard borrowed the name and applied it to a bathing costume for women. Breaking from decades of conformity, Réard dared to ?undress? women?s bodies in order to better emphasize what remained clothed - albeit... more...

  • Bikini Storyby Patrik Alac

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    En 1946, le monde découvrait un atoll des îles Marshall : Bikini. En 1947, le couturier français Louis Réard s'emparait de ce nom pour en faire un vêtement de bain pour les femmes. Rompant avec des décennies de conformisme, M. Réard choisissait de dénuder leur corps pour mieux l'habiller, de quelques morceaux d'étoffe. En adoptant le bikini sur les... more...

  • Bikini Storyby Patrik Alac

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    Im Jahre 1946 entdeckt die Welt auf den Marshallinseln ein Atoll namens Bikini, auf dem die Amerikaner verheerende Atomtests durchführen. Nur wenige Tage später bedient sich der französische Modemacher Louis Réart des skandalträchtigen Namens für ein neuentworfenes Badekostüm, das den weiblichen Körper wie nie zuvor entkleidet, um ihn ? mit einem winzigen... more...