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  • Up from Zeroby Paul Goldberger

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00

    In Up from Zero, Paul Goldberger, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, tells the inside story of the quest to rebuild one of the most important symbolic sites in the world, the sixteen acres where the towers of the former World Trade Center stood. A story of power, politics, architecture, community, and culture, Up from Zero takes us inside the controversial... more...

  • Tracing Modernityby Mari Hvattum; Christian Hermansen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 73.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Reshaping Museum Spaceby Suzanne Macleod

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95

    Reshaping Museum Space pulls together the views of an international group of museum professionals, architects, designers and academics highlights the complexity, significance and malleability of museum space,  and provides reflections upon recent developments in museum architecture and exhibition design. Various chapters concentrate on the process... more...

  • Tall Buildingsby Y. K. Cheung; K W Chau

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 322.00 US$ 293.02

    A collection of papers presented at the Sixth International Conference on Tall Buildings (ICTB), this volume clearly explains the engineering and socio-economic aspects of tall buildings in specific areas of sustainability. The papers focus on Asian cities, where tall buildings have become a major feature of the built environment. A multi-disciplinary... more...

  • Laboratory Design Guideby Brian Griffin

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 78.95

    Laboratory Design Guide 3rd edition is a complete guide to the complex process of laboratory design and construction. With practical advice and detailed examples, it is an indispensable reference for anyone involved in building or renovating laboratories. In this working manual Brian Griffin explains how to meet the unique combination of requirements... more...

  • The Designer's Workspaceby Douglas Caywood

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 115.95

    The Designer's Workspace presents an extensive resource of distinguished firms' responses to the design of their own offices. Featuring everything from technical detail to interior design, it illustrates what these designers see as the major considerations for modern workplace design. This book reveals design solutions, details, and concepts that... more...

  • Architecturesby Andrew Ballantyne

    Wiley 2008; US$ 157.95 US$ 142.16

    Architectures: Modernism and After surveys the history of the building from the advent of industrialization to the cultural imperatives of the present moment. Brings together international art and architectural historians to consider a range of topics that have influenced the shape, profile, and aesthetics of the built environment. ... more...

  • Relearning from Las Vegasby Aron Vinegar; Michael J. Golec

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00 US$ 63.75

    Immediately on its publication in 1972, Learning from Las Vegas, by Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, and Steven Izenour, was hailed as a transformative work in the history and theory of architecture, liberating those in architecture who were trying to find a way out of the straitjacket of architectural orthodoxies. Resonating far beyond the professional... more...

  • Design Criteria for Mosques and Islamic Centresby Akel Kahera; Latif Abdulmalik; Craig Anz

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 78.95

    The design principles necessary to create functional and dynamic contemporary mosques can be hard to grasp for those unfamiliar with the Islamic faith. 'Design Criteria for Mosques and Islamic Centers' provides an easy-to-use and practical set of guidelines for mosque design, illustrated with 300 line drawings. Case studies of urban mosques in New... more...

  • Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understandby Simon Unwin

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 35.95

    Have you ever wondered how the ideas behind the world’s greatest architectural designs came about? What process does an architect go through to design buildings which become world-renowned for their excellence? This book reveals the secrets behind these buildings. He asks you to ‘read’ the building and understand its starting point by analyzing... more...