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  • Devanthéry & Lamunièreby Joseph Abram

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 65.00

    Dieser Band präsentiert und dokumentiert die letzten 15 realisierten Bauten und eine Auswahl von 12 Projekten des Büros Devanthéry und Lamunière, u.a. die rechtswissenschaftliche Bibliothek Fleuret in Lausanne, die psychiatrische Klinik in Yverdon, das Hotel Guisan in Bern und die Villa Beck in Rolle. In ihren Werken bringen die beiden Schweizer... more...

  • Future Practiceby Rory Hyde

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Designers around the world are carving out opportunities for new kinds of engagement, new kinds of collaboration, new kinds of design outcomes, and new kinds of practice; overturning the inherited assumptions of the design professions. Seventeen conversations with practitioners from the fields of architecture, policy, activism, design, education,... more...

  • The Architecture of Lightby Mary Ann Steane

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Reviewing the use of natural light by architects in the era of electricity, this book aims to show that natural light not only remains a potential source of order in architecture, but that natural lighting strategies impose a usefully creative discipline on design. Considering an approach to environmental context that sees light as a critical aspect... 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...

  • Cine-scapesby Richard Koeck

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95

    Cine-scapes explores the relationship between urban space, architecture and the moving image. While an impressive amount of research has been done with regards to the way in which architecture is portrayed in film, this book offers a new perspective.... What happens if we begin to see the city as a place for an embodied visual consumption; a... more...

  • Intérieursby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 70.00

    This bestselling In Detail volume examines the use of materials, lighting and color in creating ambiance more...

  • Building in Existing Fabricby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 70.00

    a disused power station is converted into a cultural centre, an old barn is made into a residential house. All around us we encounter buildings whose original purpose has rendered them obsolete, and which now offer space for new uses. The construction and building requirements confronting the architect are as varied and individual as the... more...

  • Ausbau Atlasby Gerhard Hausladen; Karsten Tichelmann

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 114.00

    Fußballstadien, Flughäfen, Theater oder Museen – solch spektakuläre Projekte dürfen nur wenige Architekten zu ihren Bauaufgaben zählen. Oft geht es im Alltagsgeschäft um „überschaubarere" Planungen wie den Umbau, Ausbau oder Neubau von Ein- oder Mehrfamilienhäusern, Schulen oder Büros. Wie sich die Bauaufgabe auch gestaltet, der Ausbau... more...

  • Fundamental Concepts of Architectureby Alban Janson; Florian Tigges

    Birkhäuser 2014; 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...

  • Organizing for Changeby Michael Shamiyeh; DOM Research Laboratory

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 52.00

    With the rise of the global economy and the increasing interconnectedness of all fields, architects find themselves confronted with new tasks and fields of activity – the profession is in flux. Renowned international experts from Europe and the United States discuss this development in twenty-five technical papers: What competences do architects... more...