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  • Geometry and Atmosphereby C. Alan Short; Peter Barrett; Alistair Fair; Monty Sutrisna

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Drawing on detailed design, construction and financial histories of six prominent Performing Arts buildings with budgets ranging from £3.4 million to over £100 million, Geometry and Atmosphere presents unique and valuable insights into the complex process of building for the arts. Each theatre project, from tailor-made spaces for avant-garde companies... more...

  • Graft - Home. Story.by GRAFT

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 59.95

    Founded in 1998 in Los Angeles, Graft is an international architectural firm with branch offices in Berlin and Beijing. The firm is renowned for its experimental design practice and futuristic design vocabulary. This publication documents projects in the residential realm – whether permanent or temporary, or for holiday or work. more...

  • Forming and Centeringby Kenneth M. Moffett

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 59.95

    In this book a fresh look at the central issues of architecture is assembled and recast into a fully integrated narrative, based on two foundational and complementary aspects of architectural design: those that give shape and those that give focus—forming and centering. more...

  • Explorer la capitaleby Andrew Waldron; Peter Coffman

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2017; US$ 19.99

    À la fois beau-livre et guide pratique de randonnées pédestres de la région de la capitale nationale, ce magnifique livre sur l’histoire et l’architecture d’Ottawa et de Hull arrive à point nommé pour marquer les célébrations du 150e anniversaire du Canada. more...

  • Architectural Colossi and the Human Bodyby Charalampos Politakis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The human body has been used as both a model and metaphor in architecture since antiquity. This book explores how it has been an inspiration for the exterior form of architectural colossi through the years. It considers the body as a source of architectural and artistic representation and in doing so explores the results of such practices in colossal... more...

  • Adaptive Architectureby Wolfgang F. E. Preiser; Andrea E. Hardy; Jacob J. Wilhelm

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The constant in architecture's evolution is change. Adaptive Architecture explores structures, or environments that accommodate multiple functions at the same time, sequentially, or at periodically recurring events. It demonstrates how changing technological, economic, ecological and social conditions have altered the playing field for architecture... more...

  • Bauen und Wohnen in Gemeinschaft / Building and Living in Communitiesby Annette Becker; Laura Kienbaum; AA Projects; Peter Cachola Schmal

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 69.95

    How and why are more and more people choosing to build and live in communities? What motivates them, and what different forms can this take? What contribution can architecture and building culture make in this context? This book shows 26 projects from Germany, Europe and further afield that offer answers to these questions and have been... more...

  • Mehr als Wohnenby Margrit Hugentobler; Andreas Hofer; Pia Simmendinger

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00

    Die Arealentwicklung ‚mehr als wohnen' im Zürcher Norden ist ein Leuchtturmprojekt für nachhaltiges genossenschaftliches Wohnen. Die dreizehn Neubauten bieten Wohn- und Arbeitsraum für mehr als 1100 Menschen, sie weisen den Weg für künftiges urbanes Zusammenleben: Neben neuen Typologien für Familien-, Alters-, und Cluster-Wohnungen bietet dieser Stadtbaustein... more...

  • More than Housingby Margrit Hugentobler; Andreas Hofer; Pia Simmendinger

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00

    Die Arealentwicklung ‚mehr als wohnen' im Zürcher Norden ist ein Leuchtturmprojekt für nachhaltiges genossenschaftliches Wohnen. Die dreizehn Neubauten bieten Wohn- und Arbeitsraum für mehr als 1100 Menschen, sie weisen den Weg für künftiges urbanes Zusammenleben: Neben neuen Typologien für Familien-, Alters-, und Cluster-Wohnungen bietet dieser Stadtbaustein... more...

  • Innovations in Hospital Architectureby Stephen Verderber

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 90.00

    This indispensable reference book captures key recent developments in the rapidly evolving field of sustainable hospital architecture. Today’s architects must provide hospitals which enable high quality care for diverse patient populations in carbon neutral care settings, and this book succinctly considers what needs to be done in order to meet that... more...