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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Multifamily Housing Development Handbook

Multifamily Housing Development Handbook

Adrienne Schmitz Illustrated in full color, this authoritative resource explains best practices, techniques, and trends in multifamily housing developments. Download

Mutiny at the Margins: New Perspectives on the Indian Uprising of 1857: Volume 6 : Perception, Narration and Reinvention: The Pedagogy and Historiography of the Indian Uprising

Mutiny at the Margins: New Perspectives on the Indian Uprising of 1857: Volume 6 : Perception, Narration and Reinvention: The Pedagogy and Historiography of the Indian Uprising

Crispin Bates The Mutiny at the Margins series takes a fresh look at the revolt of 1857 from a variety of original and unusual perspectives, focusing in particular on neglected… Read more »

Nationale Und Aristokratische Symbolik Und Denkmalpolitik Im 19. Jahrhundert : Ein Deutsch-Italienischer Vergleich

Nationale Und Aristokratische Symbolik Und Denkmalpolitik Im 19. Jahrhundert : Ein Deutsch-Italienischer Vergleich

Margit Bansbach Entstehende Nationen brauchen Symbole. Das galt auch fur Deutschland und Italien. Hier waren Nationaldenkmaler, Denkmalparks, Denkmalfeste und Mythen Teile dieser Symbolik. Dieses Buch untersucht Ubereinstimmungen, Verbindungen und Unterschiede… Read more »

Modern Construction Envelopes

Modern Construction Envelopes

Consultant in Anaesthesia Head of Transplant Anaesthesia Andrew Watts The second edition of Modern Construction Envelopes was originally based on the two books by Watts, MC Roofs and MC Facades…. Read more »

Negotiating the Mediated City : Everyday Encounters with Public Screens

Negotiating the Mediated City : Everyday Encounters with Public Screens

Zlatan Krajina This book is an interdisciplinary empirical investigation of how people interact with public screens in their daily lives. In more and more surprising locations, screens of various kinds… Read more »

Neue Holzbautechnologien : Materialien, Konstruktionen, Bautechnik, Projekte

Neue Holzbautechnologien : Materialien, Konstruktionen, Bautechnik, Projekte

Simone Jeska Das alte Material Holz wird seit Anbeginn der Menschheit zum Bauen von Behausungen unterschiedlicher Art verwendet. Das Buch dokumentiert diese Weiterentwicklungen, insbesondere die ingenieurmassigen Verbindungstechniken, die Einfuhrung der… Read more »

New Ideals in the Planning of Cities, Towns, and Villages

New Ideals in the Planning of Cities, Towns, and Villages

John Nolen John Nolen's New Ideals in the Planning of Cities, Towns, and Villages is the most thorough assessment of city planning written by an American practitioner before 1920. It… Read more »

New SubUrbanisms

New SubUrbanisms

Judith K. De Jong Historically, we see the city as the cramped, crumbling core of development and culture, and the suburb as the vast outlying wasteland – convenient, but vacant…. Read more »

New York's New Edge : Contemporary Art, the High Line, and Urban Megaprojects on the Far West Side

New York's New Edge : Contemporary Art, the High Line, and Urban Megaprojects on the Far West Side

David Halle The story of New York s west side no longer stars the Sharks and the Jets. Instead it s a story of urban transformation, cultural shifts, and an… Read more »

Next generation infrastructure : Principles for Post-industrial Public Works

Next generation infrastructure : Principles for Post-industrial Public Works

d2ejqc4sdqt82741zn1lnipvf –> var ue_hoe = +new Date(); The 2007 bridge collapse in Minneapolis-St. Paul quickly became symbolic of the debilitated interstate highway system, and of what many critics see as… Read more »

Nothing Gained by Overcrowding : Raymond Unwin and Town Planning

Nothing Gained by Overcrowding : Raymond Unwin and Town Planning

Overcrowding by Raymond Unwin In his 1912 pamphlet for the Garden Cities and Town Planning Association Nothing Gained by Overcrowding, Raymond Unwin set out in detail the lessons learnt from… Read more »

New Orleans Under Reconstruction

New Orleans Under Reconstruction

Carol McMichael Reese When the levee system protecting New Orleans failed and was overtopped in August 2005 following the arrival of Hurricane Katrina, 80 percent of the city was flooded,… Read more »

Novel Interiors : Living in Enchanted Rooms Inspired by Literature

Novel Interiors : Living in Enchanted Rooms Inspired by Literature

Lisa Borgnes Giramonti For those who have ever lost themselves in the stylish worlds of novels like Sense and Sensibility, The Age of Innocence, Wuthering Heights, The Picture of Dorian… Read more »

Old Philadelphia Houses on Society Hill, 1750-1840

Old Philadelphia Houses on Society Hill, 1750-1840

Elizabeth B. McCall Officially known as Washington Square Park, Philadelphia's Society Hill district contains an impressive number of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century houses. This book presents, in text and pictures,… Read more »

The Emergence of a Modern City : Golden Age Copenhagen 1800-1850

The Emergence of a Modern City : Golden Age Copenhagen 1800-1850

Henriette Steiner This book is an exploration of how urban life in Copenhagen, in the period known as the Golden Age (c. 1800 to 1850), was experienced and structured socially,… Read more »

The Empire State Building : The Making of a Landmark

The Empire State Building : The Making of a Landmark

John Tauranac The Empire State Building is the landmark book on one of the world s most notable landmarks. Since its publication in 1995, John Tauranac s book, focused on… Read more »

Open(ing) Spaces  : Design as Landscape Architecture

Open(ing) Spaces : Design as Landscape Architecture

Hans Loidl; Stefan Bernard“What does the landscape architect actually do as a design?” The authors investigate this seemingly simple question: how are locations and spaces created in the open air,… Read more »

The Exhibition

The Exhibition

Wolfgang FielVorarlberg is the most westerly and the smallest of all the federal states in Austria.The region has seen its building culture develop along a special path with a movement… Read more »

Gebaute Entfestigung

Gebaute Entfestigung

By Cornelia Jöchner How does a city become an open city after a long history of being walled? Turin is notable in this regard for two important architectural ensembles: the… Read more »

The Decoration of Houses

The Decoration of Houses

Edith Wharton Thousands of books on interior design have come and gone since the 1897 publication of this pioneering manual, but "The Decoration of Houses" remains, thanks to the insightful… Read more »

Future City Architecture for Optimal Living

Future City Architecture for Optimal Living

Stamatina Rassia This book offers a wealth of interdisciplinary approaches to urbanization strategies in architecture centered on growing concerns about the future of cities and their impacts on essential elements… Read more »

Galveston's Broadway Cemeteries

Galveston's Broadway Cemeteries

Kathleen Shanahan Maca Beginning in 1839 with the donation of four square blocks of land, the grouping of cemeteries on the central boulevard of Galveston has grown to include seven… Read more »

German Village Stories Behind the Bricks

German Village Stories Behind the Bricks

By John M Clark German Village’s iconic homes, bustling businesses and other beloved sites harbor fascinating stories. Did you know that German Village’s Recreation Park, now gone, is thought to have… Read more »

Lava Beds National Monument

Lava Beds National Monument

By Lee Juillerat The region in far northeastern California encompassed by Lava Beds National Monument is often called the “Land of Burnt Out Fires.” The name reflects a landscape created… Read more »

1000 Monuments of Genius

1000 Monuments of Genius

Christopher E. M. Pearson>Since the mythical Tower of Babel, humans have continuously tried to erect monuments to match their oversized egos. With ancient ziggurats, the Taj Mahal or the Empire… Read more »

Behind the Postcolonial  :  Architecture, Urban Space and Political Cultures in Indonesia

Behind the Postcolonial : Architecture, Urban Space and Political Cultures in Indonesia

Abidin Kusno>In Behind the Postcolonial Abidin Kusno shows how colonial representations have been revived and rearticulated in postcolonial Indonesia. The book shows how architecture and urban space can be seen,… Read more »

Between Concept and Identity

Between Concept and Identity

Esteban Fernandez-cobian>The identity of places of worship is one of the most difficult problems faced by religious architecture at the start of this new millennium. Contemporary globalising experiences demand, peremptorily,… Read more »

Beyond Buildings  :  Designed Spaces as Visual Persuasion

Beyond Buildings : Designed Spaces as Visual Persuasion

J. D. Ragsdale>Beyond Buildings: Designed Spaces as Visual Persuasion is an assessment of the visual persuasiveness of designed spaces. It demonstrates that these spaces are as socially influential as speeches… Read more »

Beyond the Supersquare  :  Art and Architecture in Latin America After Modernism

Beyond the Supersquare : Art and Architecture in Latin America After Modernism

Antonio Sergio Bessa; Mario Torres>This revelatory, fully illustrated anthology explores modernism’s complex legacy in Latin America–featuring original research by renowned architects, historians, and curators from the region. Beyond the Supersquare:… Read more »

Big Design, Small Budget  :  Create a Glamorous Home in Nine Thrifty Steps

Big Design, Small Budget : Create a Glamorous Home in Nine Thrifty Steps

Betsy Helmuth; John Ha>As seen on the TODAY Show Homeowners and renters of all means dream of having a beautiful home. With the lingering recession, many of us have less… Read more »

All Art is Political : Writings on Performative Art

All Art is Political : Writings on Performative Art

By (author) Sarah Lowndes All Art is Political: Writings on Performative Art is a collection of recent conversations and writings by Glasgow based writer and curator Sarah Lowndes (author of… Read more »

Rococo

Rococo

Encyclopaedia Universalis; Les Grands Articles Les termes qui désignent les styles sont très souvent, dans leur acception primitive, des mots péjoratifs : gothique, maniérisme, baroque, pompier ont été ou sont… Read more »

UAE and the Gulf  : Architecture and Urbanism Now

UAE and the Gulf : Architecture and Urbanism Now

George Katodrytis; Kevin Mitchell At the end of the 20th century, Dubai attracted international media attention as the world sought to make sense of the city’s extraordinary growth. Exuberant projects… Read more »

Building the Caldecott Tunnel

Building the Caldecott Tunnel

Mary McCosker; Mary Solon Today, the Caldecott Tunnel connects Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, located in the San Francisco Bay Area. The original two bores of this tunnel opened in… Read more »

Computing for Architects

Computing for Architects

R. A. ReynoldsComputing for Architects provides an introduction to computers and their use in architectural offices. It is the result of 17 years’ experience of using computers in firms in… Read more »

Computer Methods for Architects

Computer Methods for Architects

R A ReynoldsComputer Methods for Architects deals with the use of computers in the architecture profession. The text explores where and how computers can and cannot help. The book begins… Read more »

Design Management for Architects

Design Management for Architects

By Stephen Emmitt This guide integrates theory and practice to offer practical solutions for architects to improve their design management skills. This unique guide helps architects improve their management skills… Read more »

Souvenirs historiques des principaux monuments de Paris

Souvenirs historiques des principaux monuments de Paris

Joseph-Alexis vicomte Walsh; Ligaran Extrait : “Lorsque les soldats de Jules César étaient venus camper parmi les cabanes des pêcheurs de Lutèce , leurs chefs n’y avaient point trouvé de… Read more »

The American Vitruvius  : An Architects’ Handbook of Urban Design

The American Vitruvius : An Architects’ Handbook of Urban Design

Werner Hegemann; Elbert Peets; Christiane Crasemann Collins This atlas of architectural design advocates rational as well as humanistic principles in the development of the urban environment. Drawing upon the ideals… Read more »

The Architecture of England  : From Norman Times to the Present Day

The Architecture of England : From Norman Times to the Present Day

Frederick Gibberd The Architecture of England   Download