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  • Why We Buildby Rowan Moore

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 14.83

    Buildings are driven by human emotions and desires; hope, power, money, sex, the idea of home. In Why We Build Rowan Moore explores the making of buildings from conception to inhabitation and reveals the paradoxical power of architecture: it looks fixed and solid, but is always changing in response to the lives around it. Moving across the globe... more...

  • Tony Fretton Architectsby Tony Fretton

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 91.00

    Ein umfassender Überblick zu dem Werk des renommierten Londoner Architekten Tony Fretton (1945 geboren). Nach seinem Abschluss 1982 an der angesehenen Architectural Association hat Fretton sein eigenes Büro eröffnet. Erste Beachtung fand er mit der Lisson Gallery und dem Red House in London. Seine räumliche Gestaltung und die Einbindung... more...

  • Exploring Boundariesby Peter Davey; Kurt W. Forster

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 76.95

    Das Londoner Architekturbüro Wilkinson Eyre Architects, 1983gegründet, macht seit den 1990er Jahren durch eine Vielzahl innovativer und phantasievoller Bauten auf sich aufmerksam. Ein Schwerpunkt bilden spektakuläre und konstruktiv anspruchsvolle Brücken, zu deren bekanntesten und preisgekrönten dieGateshead Millennium Bridge(2001) und... more...

  • Narrative Architectureby Nigel Coates

    Wiley 2012; US$ 55.00 US$ 49.50

    The first book to look architectural narrative in the eye Since the early eighties, many architects have used the term "narrative" to describe their work. To architects the enduring attraction of narrative is that it offers a way of engaging with the way a city feels and works. Rather than reducing architecture to mere style or an overt emphasis... more...

  • Reformarchitekturby Nils Aschenbeck

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 70.00

    Die Reformarchitektur löste um 1900 den Historismus ab - sie entstand auf der Basis des freudianischen Denkens und wurde angetrieben durch die Überzeugung, dass die Stadt des 19. Jahrhunderts die Menschen krank werden ließ. Reformarchitekten folgten der Überzeugung, dass sie mit gestalterischen Mitteln Einfluss auf Menschen und Gesellschaft... more...

  • Sustainable Healthcare Architectureby Robin Guenther; Gail Vittori

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00 US$ 81.00

    "With this book, Robin Guenther and Gail Vittori show us how critical our green building mission is to the future of human health and secures a lasting legacy that will continue to challenge and focus the green building movement, the healthcare industry, and the world for years to come." —From the Foreword by Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO and... more...

  • The Digital Turn in Architecture 1992 - 2012by Mario Carpo

    Wiley 2013; US$ 50.00 US$ 45.00

    Now almost 20 years old, the digital turn in architecture has already gone through several stages and phases. Architectural Design ( AD ) has captured them all – from folding to cyberspace, nonlinearity and hypersurfaces, from versioning to scripting, emergence, information modelling and parametricism. It has recorded and interpreted the spirit... more...

  • Weather Architectureby Jonathan Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Weather Architecture further extends Jonathan Hill’s investigation of authorship by recognising the creativity of the weather. At a time when environmental awareness is of growing relevance, the overriding aim is to understand a history of architecture as a history of weather and thus to consider the weather as an architectural author that affects... more...

  • Buildings and Powerby Thomas A. Markus

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 113.95

    The material and cultural world in which we now live perhaps represents the end of a process created out of the Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution. The battles fought over class, ideology and language are represented most clearly in the explosion of new building types during the Century of Revolutions. Lavishly illustrated with photographs,... more...