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  • Medicine by Designby Annmarie Adams

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 27.50

    Medicine by Design examines how hospital design influenced the development of twentieth-century medicine and demonstrates the importance of these specialized buildings in the history of architecture. Annmarie Adams uses the ÒRoyal VicÓÑalong with other hospitalsÑto explore issues in architecture and medicine, including the role... more...

  • PreFab Houses DesignSourceby Marta Serrats

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 15.99

    For many, the idea of prefab housing may bring to mind trailers and other less desirable images of home life. But this idea couldn't be more wrong! Rather, the newest trends in prefab have emerged as a great way for a design- (and cost-) conscious generation to achieve the dream of home ownership. Today, prefab houses are manufactured to the highest... more...

  • Ideas Exchangeby Tim Abrahams

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 90.95

    The Hawkins\Brown architectural firm in London, founded in 1988 by Roger Hawkins and Russell Brown, is one of the up-and-coming offices on the international architecture scene. The spectrum of the firm’s works ranges from residences and interior design by way of office buildings and various public buildings such as theaters and university... more...

  • A Field Guide to the Buildings of Irelandby Sean Rothery; Maurice Craig

    The Lilliput Press 1997; US$ 16.99

    The history of building in Ireland spans more than five thousand years. The evidence of these years of building persists thoughout the intricate and richly textured landscape of the island. In the course of an hour's drive or, in some areas, a walk, strange stone monuments from neolithic times, remnants of Early Christian settlements and the romantic... more...

  • Hidden Cape Townby Paul Duncan; Alain Proust

    Random House Struik 2013; US$ 21.00

    A unique look ‘inside’ 30 of Cape Town’s most notable buildings. more...

  • Design for the Changing Educational Landscapeby Andrew Harrison; Les Hutton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    The whole landscape of space use is undergoing a radical transformation. In the workplace a period of unprecedented change has created a mix of responses with one overriding outcome observable worldwide: the rise of distributed space. In the learning environment the social, political, economic and technological changes responsible for this shift... more...

  • be 2226 Die Temperatur der Architektur / The Temperature of Architectureby Dietmar Eberle; Florian Aicher; Eduard Hueber

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 49.00

    Das 2013 errichtete Haus 2226 hat ein überaus großes mediales Echo erfahren. Der Grund liegt in der raffinierten Planung dieses Bürobaus: es kommt ohne Heizung, Klimaanlage und Lüftung aus. „Wenn wir heute eine ungeheure Menge an Haustechnik, Luft- und Wassersystemen im Gebäude installieren, um komfortable Verhältnisse zu erreichen, stellt... more...

  • Design Tools for Evidence-Based Healthcare Designby Michael Phiri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    The growing movement towards evidence-based healthcare design has largely emphasised a change of culture and attitudes. It has advocated for new ways of working, but until now, it has not focused on equipping healthcare clients and their designers with the practical means to exploit the potential benefits from evidence-based architectural design.... more...

  • Henry Hobson Richardson and His Worksby Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 17.95

    First important study of leading 19th-century architect, the pioneer of Romanesque Revival. Plans, photographs, drawings, and detailed discussions of all of Richardson's major buildings, including Trinity Church in Boston, Harvard Law School, and many others. more...

  • The American Vitruviusby Werner Hegemann; Elbert Peets; Christiane Crasemann Collins

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 29.95

    This atlas of architectural design advocates rational as well as humanistic principles in the development of the urban environment. Drawing upon the ideals that inspired the great Roman architect, it promotes the Vitruvian maxims of longevity, beauty, and commodity. It also defines the thinking behind modern American city planning. First published... more...