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  • Buildings for the Performing Artsby Ian Appleton

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 78.95

    This Design and Development Guide is an essential book for those who are involved in the initiation, planning, design and building of facilities for the various performing arts, from local to metropolitan locations. It includes the stages in the development, decisions to be taken, information requirements, feasibility and advice necessary in the design... more...

  • Christopher Wrenby Kerry Downes

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 6.99

    Definitive, concise, and very interesting... From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the Very Interesting People series provides authoritative bite-sized biographies of Britain's most fascinating historical figures - people whose influence and importance have stood the test of time. Each book in the series is based upon the biographical... more...

  • Convivial Urban Spacesby Henry Shaftoe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Despite developments in urban design during the last few decades, architects, urban planners and designers often continue to produce areas of bland, commercially led urban fabric that deliver the basic functional requirements of shelter, work and leisure but are socially unsustainable and likely generators of future problems. Convivial Urban Spaces... more...

  • Urban Designby William S. Saunders; Alex Krieger

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

    Fifty years ago a landmark conference at Harvard University established urban design as a distinct architectural and planning practice. Today, with the world’s urban population surpassing three billion people, urban design has become more crucial than ever. Indeed, the concerns that initially brought leading architects and city planners together—including... more...

  • The Urban Projectby L. Van Duin; R. Cavallo; F. Claessens

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 116.00

    Summarizes the experiences particularly significant to those involved in design, building, thinking and managing the urban scene. more...

  • Precedents in Zero-Energy Designby Michael Zaretsky

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    ‘Michael Zaretsky’s Precedents in Zero-Energy Desig n is such an important book … it will help readers recognize that design comes before technology – and renewable energy systems alone can’t solve the problems we face’ –   John D. Quale, Assistant Professor of Architecture and ecoMOD Project Director, University of Virginia The world is... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Architectureby Allison Lee Palmer

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 119.50

    The Historical Dictionary of Architecture provides information on architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, Tadao Ando, Leon Battista Alberti, Filippo Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, and Konstantin Stepanovich Melnikov, as well as on famous structures like the Acropolis, the Colosseum, the Forbidden City, Machu Pichu, Notre Dame, the Pyramids of Giza, Stonehenge,... more...

  • Capital Cities in the Aftermath of Empiresby Emily Gunzburger Makas; Tanja Damljanovic Conley

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95

    This book explores the planning and architectural histories of the cities across Central and Southeastern Europe transformed into the cultural and political capitals of the new nationstates created in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In their introduction, editors Makaš and Conley discuss the interrelated processes of nationalization,... more...

  • Architectural Managementby Stephen Emmitt; Matthijs Prins; Ad den Otter

    Wiley 2009; US$ 155.00 US$ 139.50

    Architectural Management represents the state of the art of research and practice in the field and includes contributions from leading international figures. The book looks back at over a decade of research into architectural management, considers the present challenges and opportunities, and looks to the future. You'll find a review of earlier work... more...

  • Architectuur en geschiedenisby Lex Bosman

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 12.25

    De (re-)constructies van het verleden in historische disciplines zoals de kunst- en architectuurgeschiedenis veranderen regelmatig. Dit gebeurt onder invloed van uiteenlopende factoren binnen en buiten de eigen discipline. In het verleden werden echter ook constructies van een verder weg gelegen geschiedenis gemaakt om de positie van een opdrachtgever... more...