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Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Churches of Medieval Exeter

The Churches of Medieval Exeter

  By (author) Nicholas Orme Medieval Exeter was a religious city containing nearly seventy churches, chapels, monasteries, and almshouses, as well as private oratories, holy wells, and standing crosses. This… Read more »

The Grand Documentation  :  Ernst Boerschmann and Chinese Religious Architecture (1906 1931)

The Grand Documentation : Ernst Boerschmann and Chinese Religious Architecture (1906 1931)

By (author) Eduard Kogel Ernst Boerschmann was the most influential foreign architectural researcher in China in the first half of the twentieth century. This book concerns his three-year research expedition… Read more »

Chimney Rock National Monument

Chimney Rock National Monument

Amron Gravett The appreciation of the Chimney Rock region goes back more than 1,000 years. Here in southwestern Colorado, the Ancestral Puebloans inhabited the northern San Juan River Basin as… Read more »

City Choreographer  :  Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

City Choreographer : Lawrence Halprin in Urban Renewal America

Alison Bick Hirsch >One of the most prolific and influential landscape architects of the twentieth century, Lawrence Halprin (1916 2009) was best known for the FDR Memorial in Washington, D.C.,… Read more »

City by Landscape

City by Landscape

Landscape : The Landscape Architecture of Rainer Schmidt by Thies Schroeder > City by Landscape documents the work of a landscape architect active in the interface between urban planning, open… Read more »

Cincinnati Art Deco

Cincinnati Art Deco

By (author) Steven J Rolfes , By (author) Douglas R Weise Art Deco, daring and almost defiant in its optimism, reflected the spirit of a restless time. Bursting forth in… Read more »

Country Style : Home Décor and Rustic Crafts from Chandeliers to Coffee Tables, Bedcovers to Bulletin Boards

Country Style : Home Décor and Rustic Crafts from Chandeliers to Coffee Tables, Bedcovers to Bulletin Boards

A beautiful, rustic home isn’t hard to create. With a splash of color, some pieces that pop, and a little bit of inspiration, even the most standard unit can be… Read more »

Create the Style You Crave on a Budget You Can Afford  : The Sweet Spot Guide to Home Decor

Create the Style You Crave on a Budget You Can Afford : The Sweet Spot Guide to Home Decor

Desha Peacock An Inspiring, Eclectic, and Practical Guide to Creating Your Dream Living Space, on a BudgetIn this unique and hip home decor style guide, you will find the inspiration… Read more »

Craftsman Farms

Craftsman Farms

By Heather E. Stivison Craftsman Farms was the country estate of the father of the American Arts and Crafts movement, Gustav Stickley. Though Stickley is credited with creating hundreds of… Read more »

Decor and the Single Girl  : How to Design Your Life Around the Relationship You Want

Decor and the Single Girl : How to Design Your Life Around the Relationship You Want

Karrine Steffans When your living space is attractive and inviting, guests respond. As a single woman, this is especially true for potential suitors you allow into that space. After all,… Read more »

A City for Children : Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

A City for Children : Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

Marta Gutman While the dynamic urban landscapes of New York, Boston, and Chicago have been widely studied, there is much to be gleaned from west coast cities, especially in California,… Read more »

A Critical History of Contemporary Architecture : 1960-2010

A Critical History of Contemporary Architecture : 1960-2010

By David Rifkind 1960, following as it did the last CIAM meeting, signalled a turning point for the Modern Movement. From then on, architecture was influenced by seminal texts by… Read more »

Across the Great Divide : Modernism's Intermedialities, from Futurism to Fluxus

Across the Great Divide : Modernism's Intermedialities, from Futurism to Fluxus

Christopher Townsend There's nothing pure about modernism. For all the later critical emphasis upon "medium specificity", modernist artists in their own times revel in the exchange of motifs and tropes… Read more »

Adrian Frutiger – Typefaces : The Complete Works

Adrian Frutiger – Typefaces : The Complete Works

Heidrun Osterer The standard work on the Swiss type designer: all typefaces – from design to marketing – were visually documented and analyzed with reference to the technology and to… Read more »

Alive : Advancements in Adaptive Architecture

Alive : Advancements in Adaptive Architecture

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AIA Guide to Chicago

AIA Guide to Chicago

By (author) American Institute of Architects Chicago , Edited by Alice Sinkevitch , Edited by Laurie McGovern Petersen , Preface by Geoffrey Baer , Introduction by Perry Duis An unparalleled… Read more »

Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanent : Designing and Appreciating Architecture as Nature

Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanent : Designing and Appreciating Architecture as Nature

Rumiko Handa Architects have long operated based on the assumption that a building is 'complete' once construction has finished. Striving to create a perfect building, they wish for it to… Read more »

Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction : Creating the Modern Townscape

Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction : Creating the Modern Townscape

John Pendlebury The history of post Second World War reconstruction has recently become an important field of research around the world; Alternative Visions of Post-War Reconstruction is a provocative work… Read more »

American Gothic Art and Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literature

American Gothic Art and Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literature

By Kerry Dean Carso American Gothic Art and Architecture in the Age of Romantic Literature analyses the influence of British Gothic novels and historical romances on American art and architecture… Read more »

Analysing Architecture

Analysing Architecture

Simon Unwin Now in its fourth edition, Analysing Architecture has become internationally established as the best introduction to architecture. Aimed primarily at those wishing to become professional architects, it also… Read more »

Applied Structural and Mechanical Vibrations : Theory and Methods

Applied Structural and Mechanical Vibrations : Theory and Methods

Vittorio Ferrari The second edition of Applied Structural and Mechanical Vibrations: Theory and Methods continues the first edition's dual focus on the mathematical theory and the practical aspects of engineering… Read more »

Archi.Pop : Mediating Architecture in Popular Culture

Archi.Pop : Mediating Architecture in Popular Culture

D. Medina Lasansky How have architecture and design been represented in popular culture? How do these fictional reflections feed back into and influence 'the real world'? Archi.Pop: Architecture and Design… Read more »

ArchiCAD 18 : Praxiseinstieg

ArchiCAD 18 : Praxiseinstieg

Detlef Ridder §Mit zahlreichen Konstruktionsbeispielen§Einführung in die wichtigsten Bedienelemente§Zahlreiche Übungsfragen mit Lösungen §Dieses Grundlagen- und Lehrbuch zeigt Ihnen anhand vieler Bildbeispiele die Möglichkeiten von ArchiCAD 18 und richtet sich insbesondere… Read more »

Architectural Atmospheres : On the Experience and Politics of Architecture

Architectural Atmospheres : On the Experience and Politics of Architecture

Gernot Böhme There is a growing awareness of the atmospheric dimensions of architecture in contemporary architectural practice as well as in social and architectural theory. Architectural Atmospheres provides a pointed,… Read more »

Architectural Heritage Revisited : A Holistic Engagement of its Tangible and Intangible Constituents

Architectural Heritage Revisited : A Holistic Engagement of its Tangible and Intangible Constituents

Dr Ilan Vit-Suzan By improving our understanding of how the tangible and intangible dimensions of heritage are correlated, we could develop a relationship with heritage that goes beyond the mere… Read more »

Architectural Acoustics Illustrated

Architectural Acoustics Illustrated

Michael Ermann Unite the science of sound and the principles of design to enhance any space Architectural Acoustics Illustrated translates the quantitative and qualitative content of acoustics into the graphic… Read more »

Architectural Modelmaking

Architectural Modelmaking

Nick Dunn The physical model is an important communication tool for architects. Although the proliferation of CAD programmes has enabled the creation of increasingly complex computer models and virtual environments,… Read more »

Architectural System Structures : Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction

Architectural System Structures : Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction

Kasper Sanchez Vibak This book proposes a system structure in architectural design that conceptualises a systemic level in architecture and construction that lies between general construction techniques and specific architectural… Read more »

Architectural Topographies : A Graphic Lexicon of How Buildings Touch the Ground

Architectural Topographies : A Graphic Lexicon of How Buildings Touch the Ground

Tomà Berlanda Architectural Topographies is a critical dictionary for architects and landscape architects in which the graphic lexicon can be read from a beginning, the ground, to a conclusion, the… Read more »

Architecture 3.0 : The Disruptive Design Practice Handbook

Architecture 3.0 : The Disruptive Design Practice Handbook

Cliff Moser This book provides a definitive guide for the future direction of the practice and profession of architecture. In five parts, Cliff Moser provides you with all the tools… Read more »

Architecture Against the Post-Political : Essays in Re-Claiming the Critical Project

Architecture Against the Post-Political : Essays in Re-Claiming the Critical Project

Nadir Lahiji Written by a team of renowned contributors and carefully edited to address the themes laid out by the editors in their introduction, the book includes theoretical issues concerning… Read more »

Architectural Tiles : Conservation and Restoration

Architectural Tiles : Conservation and Restoration

Lesley Durbin This new edition of Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration continues to inform and educate on appropriate means towards the preservation of this valuable heritage. It not only contains… Read more »

Architecture and Ideology

Architecture and Ideology

Vladimir Mako Architecture and Ideology consists of twenty-two essays arranged in four thematic units: Ideological Context of Architecture, City and Power, Morphology and Ideological Patterns, and Designers and Ideology. The… Read more »

Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence

Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence

Ines Weizman Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence maps out and expands upon the methodologies of architectural action and reinvigorates the concept of dissent within the architectural field. It expands… Read more »

Architecture and the Welfare State

Architecture and the Welfare State

Mark Swenarton In the decades following World War Two, and in part in response to the Cold War, governments across Western Europe set out ambitious programmes for social welfare and… Read more »

Architecture and the Historical Imagination : Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814-1879

Architecture and the Historical Imagination : Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814-1879

Martin Bressani Hailed as one of the key theoreticians of modernism, Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc was also the most renowned restoration architect of his age, a celebrated medieval archaeologist and a fervent… Read more »

Architecture in an Age of Uncertainty

Architecture in an Age of Uncertainty

Dr. Benjamin Sitton Flowers In the past two decades economic bubbles inflated and architectural spending around the globe reached fever pitch. In both well-established centers of capital accumulation and far–flung… Read more »

Architecture for Psychiatric Environments and Therapeutic Spaces

Architecture for Psychiatric Environments and Therapeutic Spaces

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Architecture in Motion : The History and Development of Portable Building

Architecture in Motion : The History and Development of Portable Building

Robert Kronenburg The idea that architecture can be portable is one that grabs the imagination of both designers and the people who use it, perhaps because it so often forecasts… Read more »

Architecture Live Projects : Pedagogy into Practice

Architecture Live Projects : Pedagogy into Practice

Ms Harriet Harriss Architecture Live Projects provides a persuasive, evidence-based advocacy for moving a particular kind of architectural learning, known as Live Projects, towards a holistic integration into current and… Read more »