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  • Entwurfsatlas Forschungs- und Technologiebauby Hardo Braun; Dieter Grömling; Helmut Bleher; Hannelore Deubzer; Jürgen Eichler; Oswald W. Grube; Gerhard Hausladen; Hana Meindl; Manfred Hegger; Gunter Henn; Hans-U. Jaeger; Svante Pääbo; Kai L. Simons

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 76.95

    The significance of research and technology in today’s economies is undisputed and continues to grow. Designing buildings to accommodate a range of functions, from laboratory experiments through prototype development to presentation and marketing is an architectural field of great potential. Commissioned by universities, public institutes... more...

  • The Role of Place Identity in the Perception, Understanding, and Design of Built Environmentsby Casakin Hernan; Bernardo Fatima

    Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 29.00

    Readers of this e-book will gain an insight on the role of identity as a basis for the perception, experience, and appreciation of the form of built structures. It explains knowledge in relation to place identity, focusing both on people's identity, and related factors which play a part in this process, and most of all on a science of identity in the... more...

  • Workmanshipby Klaus-Dieter Weiss

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 90.95

    Wenn heute unter dem Namen RKW Architektur + Städtebau über 200 Architekten und Stadtplaner dauerhaft überzeugen, dann liegt die Basis dafür nicht in der eng definierten Architektursprache einzelner Führungspersonen. Wie in keinem anderen Büro eröffnen die einzelnen Teams Spielraum für Eigeninitiativen. Die Dokumentation der letzten zehn... more...

  • Produktentwicklung Architekturby Uta Pottgiesser; Holger Strauß

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 63.00

    From idea to product In the construction sector, demand is steadily increasing for innovative products. Product Development and Architecture presents selected examples that illustrate how the planning disciplines can contribute to such innovations in building. Introductory essays comprehensively explain the thematic and methodological... more...

  • Product Development and Architectureby Uta Pottgiesser; Holger Strauß

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 63.00

    From idea to product In the construction sector, demand is steadily increasing for innovative products. Product Development and Architecture presents selected examples that illustrate how the planning disciplines can contribute to such innovations in building. Introductory essays comprehensively explain the thematic and methodological... more...

  • Der urbane Code Chinasby Dieter Hassenpflug

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 51.95

    When reading the Chinese city, which this book sets out to do, it is not the well-known cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi an that are in the focus of attention, but rather the essentially Chinese of the Chinese city, those characteristics or attributes that are more or less shared by all Chinese cities. The spotlight is on their... more...

  • Mosqueby David Macaulay

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 9.54

    An author and artist who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern people, David Macaulay here reveals the methods and materials used to design and construct a mosque in late-sixteenth- century Turkey. Through the fictional story and Macaulay’s distinctive full-color illustrations, readers... more...

  • Built to Lastby David Macaulay

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010; US$ 22.67

         A nomad fashion's a home that’s meant to be built and rebuilt. A family tears down an old house and erects a new one in its place. Even the Eiffel Tower wasn’t meant to be anything more than temporary. As humans, we don’t always build things to endure the test of time. Built to Last brings together the award-winning author and artist David... more...

  • Vernacular Heritage and Earthen Architectureby Mariana Correia; Gilberto Carlos; Sandra Rocha

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 293.00

    In a continuously changing world, there has been a growing interest in the protection of vernacular heritage and earthen architecture. The need to protect and enhance this fragile heritage via intelligent responses to threats from nature and the environment has become evident. Historically, vernacular heritage research focussed on philosophical aspects... more...

  • Five Houses, Ten Detailsby Edward R. Ford

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    Edward Ford's forty years of practicing and teaching architecture have focused on one area: the architectural detail. Yet, despite two hugely influential books ( The Details of Modern Architecture , volumes 1 and 2), numerous articles, and lectures given from Vancouver to Vienna, there are two questions Ford has, remarkably, never answered: "What is... more...