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  • Nurseries: A Design Guideby Mark Dudek

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    Architecture can inspire young children; the very shape and form of a daycare center can not only stimulate their imagination but can help children form strong relationships and help promote development. This design guide presents all the elements of building design that combine to create the very best environment for young children and the people... more...

  • Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understandby Simon Unwin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is an essential companion to Simon Unwin’s Analysing Architecture , and part of the trilogy which also includes his Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect . Together the three books offer an introduction to the workings of architecture providing for the three aspects... more...

  • Assembling the Centre: Architecture for Indigenous Culturesby Janet McGaw; Anoma Pieris

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    Metropolitan Indigenous Cultural Centres have become a focal point for making Indigenous histories and contemporary cultures public in settler-colonial societies over the past three decades. While there are extraordinary success stories, there are equally stories that cause concern: award-winning architecturally designed Indigenous cultural centres... more...

  • Utopia’s Ghostby Reinhold Martin

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    Architectural postmodernism had a significant impact on the broader development of postmodern thought: Utopia’s Ghost is a critical reconsideration of their relationship. Combining discourse analysis, historical reconstruction, and close readings of buildings, projects, and texts from the 1970s and 1980s, Reinhold Martin argues that retheorizing... more...

  • Theatresby Roderick Ham

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Theatres: Planning Guidance for Design and Adaptation focuses on the design, type and size, safety, acoustics, and lighting systems of theaters. The publication first takes a look at the type and size of theaters, design of auditorium, sightlines, acoustics, and safety. Discussions focus on hazards and safeguards, fire-fighting appliances, sprinkler... more...

  • T-Center St. Marx, Wien / Viennaby Liesbeth Wächter-Böhm; Domenig/Eisenköck/Peyker

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 46.00

    Das spektakuläre T-Center Wien wurde von den Architekten Günther Domenig, Hermann Eisenköck und Herfried Peyker entworfen und gebaut. Das kürzlich fertiggestellte Projekt beherbergt auf einer Nutzfläche von 119000 m2 Büros für 3000 Angestellte. Der Bau ist eine ungewöhnlich proportionierte, liegende Skulptur von 60 Metern Höhe und 255 Metern Länge... more...

  • Die Architektur der Stadtby Aldo Rossi

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 42.00

    Aldo Rossi verfolgte in seiner 1966 erschienen Publikation L’Architecttura della Città die städtebauliche Entstehung und Entwicklung der großen europäischen Metropolen und legte damit seine Theorie zum Umgang mit den historisch gewachsenen Strukturen dar. Die 1973 in der Reihe der Bauwelt Fundamente erstmals erschienene deutsche Ausgabe... more...

  • Pavilions, Pop Ups and Parasolsby Leon van Schaik; Fleur Watson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 35.95

    Around the world, a new architectural form is emerging. In public places a progressive architecture is being commissioned to promote open-ended, undetermined, lightly programmed or un-programmed interactions between people. This new phenomenon of architectural form – Pavilions, Pop-Ups and Parasols – is presaged by rapidly changing social... more...