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  • Crucial Wordsby Gert Wingårdh; Rasmus Wærn

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 39.49

    The conditions in which present-day architecture is produced are partly local and singular and partly global and universal. Understanding contemporary architecture means understanding all of these aspects. What are the pivotal themes? Gert Wingårdh and Rasmus Wærn, Sweden’s most active architect and its best-known architecture critic, asked themselves... more...

  • Reading Architecture and Cultureby Adam Sharr

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Architecture displays the values involved in its inhabitation, construction, procurement and design. It traces the thinking of the individuals who have participated in it, their relationships, and their involvement in the cultures where they lived and worked. In this way, buildings, their details, and the documents used to make them, can be read closely... more...

  • Planung in der Krise?by Walter Schönwandt

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 20.73

    Jeder plant. Jeder Bauherr, jede Gemeinde, jede Stadt, jedes Land und jede Firma muss die eigenen Aktionen planen, um die begrenzten Ressource- zum Beispiel Geld, Flächen usw. - möglichst vorteilhaft einzusetzen; letztlich setzt jede Art von Investition ein Mindestmaß an Planung voraus. Während wir also tagtäglich planen, hat sich zwischen Theorie... more...

  • Handbuch Vorrichtungenby Matuszewski Heinrich

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 44.57

    Inhaltverzeichnis.- 1 Vorrichtungen—Allgemein.- 1.1 Einleitung.- 1.2 Der Begriff „Vorrichtung“.- 1.3 Vorteile durch den Einsatz von Vorrichtungen in der Fertigung.- 1.4 Arten der Vorrichtungen—Einteilung.- 1.5 Vorrichtungsbenennung und Abkürzungen nach DIN-Norm 6300.- 1.6 Vorrichtungsklassifizierung.- 2 Kosten der Vorrichtung.- 2.1 Anteil der Vorrichtungskosten... more...

  • Relational Architectural Ecologiesby Peg Rawes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Examining the complex social and material relationships between architecture and ecology which constitute modern cultures, this collection responds to the need to extend architectural thinking about ecology beyond current design literatures. This book shows how the ‘habitats’, ‘natural milieus’, ‘places’ or ‘shelters’ that construct architectural... more...

  • The Architecture of Changeby Jerilou Hammett; Maggie Wrigley

    University of New Mexico Press 2013; US$ 49.95 US$ 42.46

    "The call for change is everywhere, yet how to define it and how to achieve it remain vague. The Architecture of Change: Building a Better World is a unique book that documents how ordinary people have the power to transform their environments. It is a celebration of human diversity and a call for increased attention to our communities. This inspiring... more...

  • The Politics of Makingby Mark Swenarton; Igea Troiani; Helena Webster

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    A unique collection of contemporary writings, this book explores the politics involved in the making and experiencing of architecture and cities from a cross-cultural and global perspective Taking a broad view of the word ‘politics’, the essays address a range of questions, including: What is the relationship between politics and the making... more...

  • The Territories of Identityby Soumyen Bandyopadhyay; Guillermo Garma Montiel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The expedited globalised process of exchange and new forms of cultural production have transformed old established notions of identity, calling into question their conceptual foundations. This book explores the spatial and representational dimension of this phenomenon, by addressing how the reshaping of the key themes of place, architecture and memory... more...

  • The Elements of Architectureby Scott Drake

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    The Elements of Architecture is a clear and well structured introduction to sustainable architecture, which concentrates on general principles to make an accessible and comprehensive primer for undergraduate students. The author takes a fresh and logical approach, focusing on the way aspects of the built environment are experienced by the occupants... more...

  • Toward an Integral Practice of Architectureby Richter - Dahl Rocha & Associés

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 98.00

    The task of design is to integrate functional requirements, contextual conditions and technological means into the creation of a work of architectural culture. After twenty years of practice, a team involving Ignacio Dahl Rocha, Kenneth Ross, Christian Leibbrand, Manuela Toscan and others of the Lausanne-based Swiss office of Richter... more...