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  • Denken. Fühlen. Dietmar Friedmann; Klaus Fritz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 19.80

    Wer mit seinen Mitmenschen erfolgreich kommunizieren will, muss ihr Denken, Fühlen und Handeln verstehen. Die Drei-Typen-Lehre bietet hierzu eine überzeugende Anleitung.Dr. Dietmar Friedmann und Dr. Klaus Fritz zeigen auf, dass jeder Mensch in einem der drei Lebensbereiche Denken, Fühlen oder Handeln zuhause ist. Diese Erkenntnis macht verständlich,... more...

  • Geodesign by Integrating Design and Geospatial Sciencesby Danbi J. Lee; Eduardo Dias; Henk J. Scholten

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 102.55

    In Europe, the emerging discipline of geodesign was earmarked by the first Geodesign Summit held in 2013 at the GeoFort, the Netherlands. Here researchers and practitioners from 28 different countries gathered to exchange ideas on how to merge the spatial sciences and design worlds. This book brings together experiences from this international group... more...

  • Forty Ways to Think About Architectureby Iain Borden; Murray Fraser; Barbara Penner

    Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 35.95

    How do we think about architecture historically and theoretically? Forty Ways to Think about Architecture provides an introduction to some of the wide-ranging ways in which architectural history and theory are being approached today. The inspiration for this project is the work of Adrian Forty, Professor of Architectural History at the Bartlett... more...

  • Persian Architectural Heritageby Mehrdad Hejazi; Fatemeh Mehdizadeh Saradj

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 440.00

    This book gives comprehensive information about Persian architectural heritage for scholars, students and practicing engineers in civil, structural, architectural, hydraulic, and restoration engineering, and other related disciplines. more...

  • Styria Media Center Grazby Judith Eiblmayr; Walter Titz; Markus Mair

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 49.00

    The spectacular Styria Media Center office tower, designed by architects Hermann Eisenköck and Herfried Peyker (Architekturconsult) will be opened in June 2015. The disc-shaped, sculptural media building will have the space for 1,200 employees. The heart of the building is an integrated newsroom with more than 240 workspaces. Other users... more...

  • Architectural History Retoldby Paul Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    How much do you know about Greek architecture? Roman? Gothic? The Renaissance? Modernism? Perhaps more importantly, do you know how these are connected or how one style evolved to become another? Or what happened historically during each of these periods? Architectural History Retold is your roadmap for your journey through architectural history.... more...

  • Enamored with Placeby Wendy Bertrand; Lisa Zure; Ellen Perry Berkeley

    Eye on Place Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    Most of us grow, with our struggles and (hopefully) triumphs.Wendy Bertrand tells us how she grew to be firm, outspoken,hard-hitting, and confident. Her story is most certainly a woman’stale, but it will touch all readers. It will invigorate anyone who seeksto remedy the ills and imperfections of our society, our environment,and our professions. more...

  • Immeuble 24 N.C. et Appartement Le Corbusier. Apartment Block 24 N.C. and Le Corbusier's Homeby Jacques Sbriglio

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 35.00

    the construction of the apartment block at number 24, rue Nungesser et Coli in Paris, between 1931 and 1934, was an important milestone for Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret. It was the first opportunity offered to them in France to put to the test theories on urbanism and architecture, which they had been working on since the 1920s ("cinq... more...

  • Le Modulor et Modulor 2by Fondation Le Corbusier

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00

    inthe years 1942 to 1948, Le Corbusier developed a system of measurements which became known as “Modulor”. Based on the Golden Section and Fibonacci numbers and also using the physical dimensions of the average human, “Modulor” is a sequence of measurements which Le Corbusier used to achieve harmony in his architectural compositions. Le... more...

  • Architect's Essentials of Cost Managementby Michael D. Dell'Isola

    Wiley 2002; US$ 50.00 US$ 45.00

    Written by a cost-control expert with more than thirty years of design and building expertise, this volume in the Professional Practice Essentials Series gives you practical, user-friendly guidance on how to better manager costs through all phases of a project. Dell'Isola first explains the basics of cost management-from estimating costs during the... more...