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  • Transculturationby Felipe Hernandez; Mark Millington

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 78.40

    Transculturation: Cities, Spaces and Architectures in Latin America explores thecritical potential inherent in the notion of “transculturation” in order to understand contemporary architectural practices and their cultural realities in Latin America. Despite its enormous theoretical potential and its importance within Latin American cultural... more...

  • Architecture of Thoughtby Andrzej Piotrowski

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; Not Available

    An innovative examination of how material practices and constructed environments have shaped cultures. more...

  • Axiomatic Designby Prof. Dr. Dirk Stelzer; René Fiege

    Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 48.30

    René Fiege adaptiert die aus dem Maschinenbau stammende Methode Axiomatic Design für die Modellierung von serviceorientierten Architekturen. Er zeigt, dass die Methode die erforderlichen Architekturprinzipien stärker fördern kann als alternative Modellierungsmethoden für SOA. more...

  • Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategiesby Mark DeKay; G. Z. Brown

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00 US$ 81.00

    An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky. This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. Using hundreds of illustrations, this book offers practical strategies that give... more...

  • Architecture for Rapid Change and Scarce Resourcesby Sumita Sinha

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Architects, development practitioners and designers are working in a global environment and issues such as environmental and cultural sustainability matter more than ever. Past interactions and interventions between developed and developing countries have often been unequal and inappropriate. We now need to embrace fresh design practices based on... more...

  • Atomic Dwellingby Robin Schuldenfrei

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    In the years of reconstruction and economic boom that followed the Second World War, the domestic sphere encountered new expectations regarding social behaviour, modes of living, and forms of dwelling. This book brings together an international group of scholars from architecture, design, urban planning, and interior design to reappraise mid-twentieth... more...

  • Co-Designersby Yanni Loukissas

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95

    Designers employ a variety of tools and techniques for speculating about buildings before they are built. In their simplest form, these are personal thought experiments. However, embracing advanced computer simulations means engaging a network of specialized people and powerful machines. In this book, Yanni Alexander Loukissas demonstrates that new... more...

  • Beter met Architectuurby Sjaak Gondelach; Wiger Levering; Jan van der Meer; Hans Bot; Erwin Oord; Felix Cillessen; Bob Schat

    Van Haren Publishing 2010; Not Available

    Dit boek is een oproep. Een oproep aan organisaties en instellingen in Nederland die een rol spelen in de zorg. Aan ziekenhuizen, thuis- en mantelzorginstellingen, instellingen voor geestelijke gezondheidszorg, apothekers, huisartsenpraktijken en zorgverzekeraars. Dit boek richt zich op alle soorten van zorgorganisaties, dus ook andere organisatievormen... more...

  • Introducing Architectural Theoryby Korydon Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This is the most accessible architectural theory book that exists. Korydon Smith presents each common architectural subject – such as tectonics, use, and site – as though it were a conversation across history between theorists by providing you with the original text, a reflective text, and a philosophical text. He also introduces each chapter by highlighting... more...

  • Kleine Häuserby Claudia Hildner

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 49.95

    Japanischer Wohnbau faszinierte und fasziniert ganze Architektengenerationen. Gerade die kleinen, sehr konzeptionellen Einfamilienhäuser zeigen neben stringent umgesetzten Wohnkonzepten die grosse Experimentierfreudigkeit in Bezug auf Raumkonstellationen und Materialien und die Fähigkeit auch den kleinsten Raum zu organisieren. Sie sind... more...