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  • Rural and Urban: Architecture Between Two Culturesby Andrew Ballantyne

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 58.95

    Investigating various ways in which the cultures of the town and the countryside interact in architecture, original essays in this book written by an international range of recognized theorists will help all students of architecture and urban design understand how the urban and rural relate. Taking a broad historical sweep, this collection draws... more...

  • Agencyby Florian Kossak; Doina Petrescu; Tatjana Schneider; Renata Tyszczuk; Stephen Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 58.95

    While the potential of agency is most frequently taken to be the power and freedom to act for oneself, for the architectural community this also involves the power and responsibility to act as intermediaries on behalf of others. Presenting current thinking from practitioners and scholars from around the world, this book asks for a more active... more...

  • Beehive Metaphorby Juan Ramírez

    Reaktion Books 2000; US$ 45.00

    Since time immemorial, bees have been associated with all manner of virtues. The beehive has served as the model for an ideal society, while honey and wax have provided the basis for countless positive metaphors of sweetness and productivity. The natural architecture created by bees in their hives can be said to approach perfection. In The Beehive... more...

  • Eco-Architecture IIby G Broadbent; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 278.00

    This book contains papers presented at the second International Conference on Eco-Architecture. The original Conference was the first to be held worldwide on the subject of sustainable architecture in order to define what ECO-ARCHITECTURE actually is, i.e. "Harmonisation between Architecture and Nature". The subject has matured in the two... more...

  • Transforming Markets in the Built Environmentby Susan Roaf

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    There is an urgent need to build human capacity to make the often vulnerable and exposed buildings and communities we live and work in more resilient to the changing social, economic and physical environments around us. Extensive research has been done over the last decades on both mitigation and adaptation to climate change in the built environment,... more...

  • Transculturationby Felipe Hernandez; Mark Millington

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 78.40

    Transculturation: Cities, Spaces and Architectures in Latin America explores thecritical potential inherent in the notion of “transculturation” in order to understand contemporary architectural practices and their cultural realities in Latin America. Despite its enormous theoretical potential and its importance within Latin American cultural... more...

  • Three Dimensional System Integrationby Antonis Papanikolaou; Dimitrios Soudris; Riko Radojcic

    Springer US 2010; US$ 110.11

    Three-dimensional (3D) integrated circuit (IC) stacking is the next big step in electronic system integration. It enables packing more functionality, as well as integration of heterogeneous materials, devices, and signals, in the same space (volume). This results in consumer electronics (e.g., mobile, handheld devices) which can run more powerful applications,... more...

  • Architecture of Thoughtby Andrzej Piotrowski

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; Not Available

    An innovative examination of how material practices and constructed environments have shaped cultures. more...

  • Axiomatic Designby Prof. Dr. Dirk Stelzer; René Fiege

    Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 48.32

    René Fiege adaptiert die aus dem Maschinenbau stammende Methode Axiomatic Design für die Modellierung von serviceorientierten Architekturen. Er zeigt, dass die Methode die erforderlichen Architekturprinzipien stärker fördern kann als alternative Modellierungsmethoden für SOA. more...

  • Design for Agingby Jeffrey W. Anderzhon; David Hughes; Stephen Judd; Emi Kiyota; Monique Wijnties

    Wiley 2012; US$ 95.00 US$ 85.50

    Architecture/Interior Design An in-depth look at the most innovative aged care facilities today With the world's population aging at a rapid pace, there is a growing need for new ways to provide residential care for older people. Design for Aging explores some of the most successful examples of elderly housing today, focusing on integrating... more...