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Prefabricated Systems : Principles of Construction

Prefabricated Systems : Principles of Construction

Ulrich Knaack Description This book provides an overview of prefabricated systems in housing, office, and industrial buildings. It explains the processes of modular construction and the behavior of materials with… Read more »

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Michael J Crosbie Description The worldwide renown architectural office Pelli Clarke Pelli, founded in 1977 by Cesar Pelli, is known in particular forits elegant and technically advanced tower designs. This… Read more »

Rediscovering the Hindu Temple: The Sacred Architecture and Urbanism of India

Rediscovering the Hindu Temple: The Sacred Architecture and Urbanism of India

Vinayak Bharne Description This volume examines the multifarious dimensions that constitute the workings of the Hindu temple as an architectural and urban built form. Eleven chapters reflect on Hindu temples… Read more »

Sacred Architecture of London

Sacred Architecture of London

cabt581 –> var ue_hoe = +new Date(); Description London has a unique series of churches built after the Great Fire of 1666, when most of the City of London was… Read more »

Semi-Detached and Terraced Houses

Semi-Detached and Terraced Houses

Christian Schittich Description Semi-Detached and Terraced Houses and ribbon developments constitute an affordable alternative to the single-family house, especially for young families. In times of tight budgets and rising investment… Read more »

Solar Architecture : Strategies, Visions, Concepts

Solar Architecture : Strategies, Visions, Concepts

Christian Schittich Description Advanced new technologies and sophisticated planning systems for architecture beyond the age of fossile fuels.show more Download

River-Space-Design : Planning Strategies, Methods and Projects for Urban Rivers

River-Space-Design : Planning Strategies, Methods and Projects for Urban Rivers

By Martin Prominski Urban riverbanks are attractive locations and highly prized recreational environments. The designs of urban river landscapes must fulfill a broad range of requirements: flood control, open space… Read more »

SynergiCity : Reinventing the Postindustrial City

SynergiCity : Reinventing the Postindustrial City

Paul Hardin Kapp Description SynergiCity: Reinventing the Postindustrial City proposes a new and invigorating vision of urbanism, architectural design, and urban revitalization in twenty-first-century America. Culling transformative ideas from the… Read more »

Taipei : City of Displacements

Taipei : City of Displacements

Joseph Roe Allen Description Winner of the Joseph Levenson Post-1900 Book Prize This cultural study of public space examines the cityscape of Taipei, Taiwan, in rich descriptive prose. Contemplating a… Read more »

[FREE] Temples and Santcuaries from the Early Iron Age Levant

[FREE] Temples and Santcuaries from the Early Iron Age Levant

by William E. Mierse The vision for this impressive work on temple architecture in the Levant grew out of the author’s work on Roman temple designs on the Iberian Peninsula… Read more »

Tennessee Log Buildings : A Folk Tradition

Tennessee Log Buildings : A Folk Tradition

John B. Rehder Description Drawing on more than four decades of research, Tennessee Log Buildings examines one of the Volunteer State s most precious and fast-disappearing traditions. From the pioneer… Read more »

The Chinese Garden : Garden Types for Contemporary Landscape Architecture

The Chinese Garden : Garden Types for Contemporary Landscape Architecture

Bianca Maria Rinaldi Description A fresh new look at a major garden type.show more Download

The Column of Marcus Aurelius : The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman Imperial Monument

The Column of Marcus Aurelius : The Genesis and Meaning of a Roman Imperial Monument

Martin Beckmann Description One of the most important monuments of Imperial Rome and at the same time one of the most poorly understood, the Column of Marcus Aurelius has long… Read more »

Sustainable Construction Materials and Computer Engineering: Selected, Peer Reviewed Papers from the 2011 International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Computer Engineering (ICSCMCE2011), September 24-25, 2011, Kunming, China

Sustainable Construction Materials and Computer Engineering: Selected, Peer Reviewed Papers from the 2011 International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Computer Engineering (ICSCMCE2011), September 24-25, 2011, Kunming, China

By Wensong Hu Download

The Mental Life of the Architectural Historian : Re-Opening the Early Historiography of Modern Architecture

The Mental Life of the Architectural Historian : Re-Opening the Early Historiography of Modern Architecture

Gevork Hartoonian Description Starting with the question concerning the discursive formation of architectural history, the chapters compiled in this book attempt to re-read the historiography of early modern architecture from… Read more »

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Art and Architecture Volume 21

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Art and Architecture Volume 21

Judith H. Bonner Description From the Potomac to the Gulf, artists were creating in the South even before it was recognized as a region. The South has contributed to America's… Read more »

The Italian Piazza Transformed : Parma in the Communal Age

The Italian Piazza Transformed : Parma in the Communal Age

Assistant Professor Areli Marina Description During the long thirteenth century, the cities of northern Italy engendered a vital and distinctive civic culture despite constant political upheaval. In The Italian Piazza… Read more »

[FREE] The Oglethorpe Plan : Enlightenment Design in Savannah and Beyond

[FREE] The Oglethorpe Plan : Enlightenment Design in Savannah and Beyond

By Thomas D Wilson The statesman and reformer James Oglethorpe was a significant figure in the philosophical and political landscape of eighteenth-century British America. His social contributions all informed by… Read more »

The Shape of Green : Aesthetics, Ecology, and Design

The Shape of Green : Aesthetics, Ecology, and Design

Lance Hosey Description Do energy-efficient cars have to be boring? Are green buildings necessarily unsightly? Is sustainability incompatible with beauty? Lance Hosey's answer is a resounding "no," and in "The… Read more »

The Poorhouse  :  Subsidized Housing in Chicago

The Poorhouse : Subsidized Housing in Chicago

Jr. Devereux Bowly>Chicago seems an ideal environment for public housing because of the city s relatively young age among major cities and well-deserved reputation for technology, innovation, and architecture. Yet… Read more »

The Tdr Handbook : Designing and Implementing Transfer of Development Rights Programs

The Tdr Handbook : Designing and Implementing Transfer of Development Rights Programs

Professor Dr Arthur C Nelson Description "Transfer of Development Rights" (TDR) programs allow local governments to put economic principles to work in encouraging good land use planning. TDR programs most… Read more »

Traditional Rural Landscapes in Island Topography in East Asia

Traditional Rural Landscapes in Island Topography in East Asia

  Edited by  Bixia Chen , Edited by  Yuei Nakama Download

Understanding Steel Design : An Architectural Design Manual

Understanding Steel Design : An Architectural Design Manual

Terri Meyer Boake Description "Understanding Steel Design" is based on an overall approach to understand how to design and build with steel from the perspective of its architectural applications. Steel… Read more »

Undoing Time : the Cultural Memory of an Italian Prison

Undoing Time : the Cultural Memory of an Italian Prison

Eleanor Canright Chiari Description The walls of Le Nuove prison in Turin are scarred by graffiti, bullets and blood. Opened in 1870, Le Nuove was one of Italy's first panoptical… Read more »

Universal Design as a Rehabilitation Strategy : Design for the Ages

Universal Design as a Rehabilitation Strategy : Design for the Ages

Jon A. Sanford Description A key source for a variety of professionals-from nurses to interior designers to architects-,i>Design for the Ages covers the significance and impact of universal design as… Read more »

Utopian Adventure : The Corviale Void

Utopian Adventure : The Corviale Void

Victoria Watson Description This book is about contemporary issues in architecture and urbanism, taking the form of a project for The Corviale Void, a one kilometre long strip of urban… Read more »

Victorian Gothic House Styles

Victorian Gothic House Styles

Trevor Yorke Description Gothic style transformed the urban landscape from the mid 19th century. In this new book, discover how leading architects reinterpreted Medieval buildings to create a dynamic style… Read more »

Timber Construction Manual

Timber Construction Manual

Julius Natterer Description Das Nachschlagewerk zur Konstruktion mit Holz und Holzwerkstoffen mit einem ausfuhrlichen Kapitel zum Thema Okologie, bauphysikalischen Grundlagen mit den Schwerpunkten Warme-, Schall- und Brandschutz. Im Bereich der… Read more »

Green Building : Principles and Practices in Residential Construction

Green Building : Principles and Practices in Residential Construction

By Abe Kruger GREEN BUILDING: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION provides a current, comprehensive guide to this exciting, emerging field. From core concepts to innovative applications of cutting-edge technology… Read more »

National Geographic Reader: Architecture & Construction

National Geographic Reader: Architecture & Construction

National Geographic Learning Description Bring your learning to life with compelling images, media and text from National Geographic. ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION W/PAC eBOOK will help you develop a clearer understanding… Read more »

Gardner's Art Through the Ages: Volume II : The Western Perspective

Gardner's Art Through the Ages: Volume II : The Western Perspective

Fred Kleiner Description GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: THE WESTERN PERSPECTIVE, VOLUME II, gives you the tools to master your course material. A unique scale feature will help you better… Read more »

[FREE] Fundamentals of Modern Drafting

[FREE] Fundamentals of Modern Drafting

By Paul Wallach FUNDAMENTALS OF MODERN DRAFTING, Second Edition, provides a thorough introduction to contemporary drafting, covering essential technical and engineering drawing concepts and key professional applications. The author uses… Read more »

[FREE] Creation and Future  : Chinese Contemporary Architectue

[FREE] Creation and Future : Chinese Contemporary Architectue

By Kai Cui; Sophia Song; Li Yang Sixteen outstanding contemporary Chinese architects/teams, which come from state-owned large-scale design firm, private-owned design firm and individual studios, are selected in this book…. Read more »

The Shaping of Persian Art : Collections and Interpretations of the Art of Islamic Iran and Central Asia

The Shaping of Persian Art : Collections and Interpretations of the Art of Islamic Iran and Central Asia

Yuka Kadoi Description While the impact of the Persian style is undeniably reflected in most aspects of the art and architecture of Islamic Central Asia, this Perso-Central Asian connection was… Read more »

The Splendour of English Gothic Architecture

The Splendour of English Gothic Architecture

Professor John Shannon Hendrix Description This book explains and celebrates the richness of English churches and cathedrals, which have a major place in medieval architecture. The English Gothic style developed… Read more »

Through the Arch : An Illustrated Guide to the University of Georgia Campus

Through the Arch : An Illustrated Guide to the University of Georgia Campus

Larry B. Dendy Description Through the Arch captures UGA's colourful past, dynamic present and promising future in a novel way: by surveying its buildings, structures and spaces. These physical features… Read more »

[FREE] Tiny House Living : Ideas for Building and Living Well in Less Than 400 Square Feet

[FREE] Tiny House Living : Ideas for Building and Living Well in Less Than 400 Square Feet

By Ryan Mitchell Tiny House, Large Lifestyle! Tiny homes are popping up across America, captivating people with their novel approach not only to housing, but to life. Once considered little… Read more »

Urban Megaprojects : A Worldwide View

Urban Megaprojects : A Worldwide View

Gerardo Del Cerro Santamaria Description The aim of this book is to understand the causes and consequences of new scales and forms of territorial restructuring in a steadily globalizing world… Read more »

Mulit-family Housing : The Art of Sharing

Mulit-family Housing : The Art of Sharing

Michael J. Crosbie Description This work contains nearly 50 examples of the latest ideas and designs in the field of multi-family housing today. Drawn from throughout North America, these multi-family… Read more »

Production of Hospice Space : Conceptualising the Space of Caring and Dying

Production of Hospice Space : Conceptualising the Space of Caring and Dying

By Sarah Mcgann Challenging the widely held notion of a hospice as a building or a place, this book argues that it should instead be a philosophy of care. It… Read more »