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  • A Clean, Well-Lighted Placeby Jon Krakauer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2018; US$ 0.99

    Here is Jon Krakauer’s portrait of the iconoclastic architect Christopher Alexander, whose revolutionary human-centered approach has shaken the foundations of modern architecture. Krakauer delves into Alexander’s life and career, from his theories on a timeless “pattern language” that could be used to create buildings and towns that were simultaneously... more...

  • Innovations in Behavioural Health Architectureby Stephen Verderber

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 90.00

    Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture is the most comprehensive book written on this topic in more than 40 years. It examines the ways in which healthcare architecture can contribute, as a highly valued informational and reference source, to the provision of psychiatric and addictive disorder treatment in communities around the world. It... more...

  • Revival: The Interpreter Geddes (1928)by Amelia Defries

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 64.95

    From Book’s Foreward What so strongly attracted me in Patrick Geddes when I came to know him in India was, not his scientific achievements, but, on the contrary, the rare fact of the fullness of his personality rising far above his science. Whatever subjects he has studies and mastered have become vitally one with his humanity. He has the precision... more...

  • Classical Architecture and Monuments of Washington, D.C.by Michael Curtis

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2018; US$ 12.99

    Classical design formed our nation's capital. The soaring Washington Monument, the columns of the Lincoln Memorial and the spectacular dome of the Capitol Building speak to the founders' comprehensive vision of our federal city. Learn about the L'Enfant and McMillan plans for Washington, D.C., and how those designs are reflected in two hundred years... more...

  • Architecture and Theologyby Murray A. Rae

    Baylor University Press 2017; US$ 49.94

    The dynamic relationship between art and theology continues to fascinate and to challenge, especially when theology addresses art in all of its variety. In  Architecture and Theology: The Art of Place , author Murray Rae turns to the spatial arts, especially architecture, to investigate how the art forms engaged in the construction of our built environment... more...

  • Hydraulic Structures, Fourth Editionby P. Novak; A.I.B. Moffat; C. Nalluri; R. Narayanan

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 79.95

    Now includes Worked Examples for lectutrers in a companion pdf! The fourth edition of this volume presents design principles and practical guidance for key hydraulic structures. Fully revised and updated, this new edition contains enhanced texts and sections on: environmental issues and the World Commission on Dams partially saturated soils, small... more...

  • Construction Methods and Planningby J.R. Illingworth

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 87.95

    This new edition of John Illingworth's popular book provides a thorough introduction to the selection of construction methods, their planning and organization on site. Thoroughly revised and updated, Construction Methods and Planning takes a practical, down-to-earth approach and features numerous examples and illustrations taken from real situations... more...

  • Government Facilities Protection and Homeland Securityby Frank R. Spellman

    Bernan Press 2017; US$ 92.00

    Government Facilities Protection and Homeland Security is a reference source that is designed to serve and advise U.S. project designers, engineers, security specialists, managers, and anyone else interested in critical infrastructure and homeland security. more...

  • Groß Bauenby Klaus Rheidt; Werner Lorenz

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 57.99

    Large construction sites are not only an expression and driver of technical progress but also, as symbolic places, conveyors of political and cultural messages. In the wake of the crises affecting large current projects, such as Berlin Airport and the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie, public interest in them is currently enormous. However, this is by no means... more...

  • Building Regulations in Briefby Ray Tricker; Samantha Alford

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 58.95

    This ninth edition of the most popular and trusted guide reflects all the latest amendments to the Building Regulations, planning permission and the Approved Documents in England and Wales. This includes coverage of the new Approved Document Q on security, and a second part to Approved Document M which divides the regulations for 'dwellings' and 'buildings... more...