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  • Alta densità abitativaby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 105.00

    Di fronte alla prospettiva di una moltiplicazione continua degli stili di vita, la ricerca di flessibilità e adattabilità planimetrica sta diventando una delle priorità dell‘architettura residenziale. L’edilizia residenziale ad alta densità abitativa, con la crescita della domanda di spazi all’interno dei centri urbani, rappresenta oggi più che... more...

  • Energy Manualby Manfred Hegger; Matthias Fuchs; Thomas Stark; Martin Zeumer

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 182.00

    While the efficiency and sustainability offensive is in full swing in most sectors of the economy, in the construction sector it is still in its very beginnings – economically as well as ecologically. However, politicians and policymakers at the global, European, and national levels have begun to address this deficit and are seeking to... more...

  • Housing for People of All Agesby Christian Schittich; Peter Ebner; Joachim Giessler; Lothar Marx; Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 105.00

    Communal living, intergenerational living, living for families, handicap-accessible living, living and working, living and leisure time – the wide variety of current demands is shaping future concepts in housing, which will have to do justice to the needs of our increasingly multilayered society. The examples in this new volume in the... more...

  • Integriertes Wohnenby Christian Schittich; Peter Ebner; Joachim Giessler; Lothar Marx; Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 79.95

    Gemeinschaftliches Wohnen, generationenübergreifendes Wohnen, Wohnen für Familien, barrierefreies Wohnen, Wohnen und Arbeiten, Wohnen und Freizeitgestaltung – die Vielfalt der Anforderungen bestimmt zukünftige Wohnkonzepte, die den Ansprüchen und Bedürfnissen unserer immer vielschichtigeren Gesellschaft gerecht werden sollen. Ebenso... more...

  • The Architecture of Controlby Grant Vetter

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    Grant Vetter develops an entirely new lexicon for analyzing architectural power in the twenty first century. more...

  • Frick/Knöll Baukonstruktionslehre 2by Ulf Hestermann; Ludwig Rongen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 42.25

    Der Frick/Knöll gibt die passenden Antworten auf alle Fragen moderner Bauweisen als Grundlage. Die 34. Auflage wurde komplett überarbeitet und den aktuellen gültigen Normen angepasst. Seit 1909 gibt der Frick/Knöll Generationen von Architekten und Ingenieuren einen umfassenden Einblick in die Baukonstruktionslehre. Der große Erfolg dieses Werkes ergibt... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.99

    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$ 46.34

    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...

  • Architecture in the Space of Flowsby Andrew Ballantyne; Christopher Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.96

    Traditionally, architecture has been preoccupied with the resolution of form. That concern helps to make photogenic buildings, which have received a great deal of attention. This book looks instead at the idea of the flows, which connects things together and moves between things. It is more difficult to discuss, but more necessary, because it is what... more...

  • Practiceby Stan Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.61

    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...