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  • Prospects for an Ethics of Architectureby William M. Taylor; Michael P. Levine

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Bringing together the reflections of an architectural theorist and a philosopher, this book encourages philosophers and architects, scholars and designers alike, to reconsider what they do as well as what they can do in the face of challenging times. It does so by exploring the notion that architecture and design can (and possibly should), in their... more...

  • Paradigm Islands: Manhattan and Veniceby Teresa Stoppani

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Concerning architecture and the city, built, imagined and narrated, this book focuses on Manhattan and Venice, but considers architecture as an intellectual and spatial process rather than a product. A critical look at the making of Manhattan and Venice provides a background to addressing the dynamic redefinition and making of space today. The... more...

  • Practiceby Stan Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95

    Conversant in contemporary theory and architectural history, Stan Allen argues that concepts in architecture are not imported from other disciplines, but emerge through the materials and procedures of architectural practice itself. Drawing on his own experience as a working architect, he examines the ways in which the tools available to the architect... more...

  • Grundbegriffe der Architekturby Alban Janson; Florian Tigges

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 56.00

    Wörterbuch der architektonischen Erfahrung – Wie wir Räume erleben Architektur wird erlebt – mit Intellekt und mit allen Sinnen, in der Bewegung und im Gebrauch. Doch um darüber tatsächlich zutreffend zu reden und zu urteilen, ist eine Klärung der Begriffe nötig, wenn die Schwammigkeit vermieden werden soll, die auf diesem Gebiet oft... more...

  • The Contradiction Between Form and Function in Architectureby John Shannon Hendrix

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Continuing the themes that have been addressed in The Humanities in Architectural Design and The Cultural Role of Architecture , this book illustrates the important role that a contradiction between form and function plays in compositional strategies in architecture. The contradiction between form and function is seen as a device for poetic expression,... more...

  • What People Wantby Michael Shamiyeh; DOM Research Laboratory

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 49.95

    Das Buch, das aus der letzten DOM-Konferenz in Linz heraus entstanden ist, setzt sich in rund 30 Fachbeiträgen mit dem Leitbegriff «Populismus» auseinander und versucht das Phänomen aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven heraus zu beleuchten: Muss ein erfolgreiches Design heute den Wünschen der breiten Öffentlichkeit entsprechen? Woran orientieren sich... more...

  • Constitutional Modernismby Timothy Hyde

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 105.00 US$ 89.25

    How does architecture make its appearance in civil society? Constitutional Modernism pursues this challenging question by exploring architecture, planning, and law as cultural forces. Analyzing the complex entanglements between these disciplines in the Cuban Republic, Timothy Hyde reveals how architects joined with other professionals and intellectuals... more...

  • Applying the ADAby Marcela A. Rhoads

    Wiley 2013; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.50

    A guide to real-world applications of The 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design Applying the ADA helps architects and developers understand better how the rules for eliminating barriers in the built environment apply to everyday life and how to best implement them in the design and construction of a broad variety... more...

  • Urban Chinaby Xuefei Ren

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.66

    Currently there are more than 125 Chinese cities with a population exceeding one million. The unprecedented urban growth in China presents a crucial development for studies on globalization and urban transformation. This concise and engaging book examines the past trajectories, present conditions, and future prospects of Chinese urbanization,... more...

  • Syntax of Citiesby Peter F. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book was first published in 1977. more...