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Megaregions : Planning for Global Competitiveness

Megaregions : Planning for Global Competitiveness

Catherine L. Ross Description This title discusses planning for a future to respond to global challenges at the megaregional scale. The concept of 'the city' – as well as 'the… Read more »

Medieval Art and Architecture After the Middle Ages

Medieval Art and Architecture After the Middle Ages

Janet T. Marquardt Description Medieval Art and Architecture after the Middle Ages explores the endurance of and nostalgia for medieval monuments through their reception in later periods, specifically illuminating the… Read more »

Methods of Environmental Impact Assessment

Methods of Environmental Impact Assessment

Peter Morris Description Environmental impact assessment (EIA) is now firmly established as an important and often obligatory part of proposing or launching any development project. Delivering a successful EIA needs… Read more »

Modernism and the Middle East : Architecture and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Modernism and the Middle East : Architecture and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Sandy Isenstadt Description This provocative collection of essays is the first book-length treatment of the development of modern architecture in the Middle East. Ranging from Jerusalem at the turn of… Read more »

Metroburbia, USA

Metroburbia, USA

Paul L. Knox Description Knox addresses key areas of concern and importance to today's urban planners and suburban residents including McMansions, traffic disasters, house design, homeowner's associations, exclusionary politics, and… Read more »

Modernizing Main Street : Architecture and Consumer Culture in the New Deal

Modernizing Main Street : Architecture and Consumer Culture in the New Deal

Gabrielle Esperdy Description An important part of the New Deal, the Modernization Credit Plan helped transform urban business districts and small-town commercial strips across 1930s America, but it has since… Read more »

Nevada's Historic Buildings : A Cultural Legacy

Nevada's Historic Buildings : A Cultural Legacy

Ronald James Description In 1991, Nevada's Commission for Cultural Affairs was created to oversee the preservation of the state's historic buildings and the conversion of the best of them for… Read more »

The Option of Urbanism : Investing in a New American Dream

The Option of Urbanism : Investing in a New American Dream

Christopher B. Leinberger Description Americans are voting with their feet to abandon strip malls and suburban sprawl, embracing instead a new type of community where they can live, work, shop,… Read more »

Muqarnas : Frontiers of Islamic Art and Architecture: Essays in Celebration of Oleg Grabar's Eightieth Birthday. The AGA Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Thirtieth Anniversary Special Volume

Muqarnas : Frontiers of Islamic Art and Architecture: Essays in Celebration of Oleg Grabar's Eightieth Birthday. The AGA Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Thirtieth Anniversary Special Volume

Gulru Necipoglu Description Muqarnas is sponsored by The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. In Muqarnas articles are being… Read more »

Planning Guide for Conference and Communication Environments : Conference. Excellence

Planning Guide for Conference and Communication Environments : Conference. Excellence

Burkhard Remmers Description Englich und Remmers bieten eine umfassende, analytische und gleichzeitig programmatische Darstellung der Face-to-Face-Kommunikation in der Arbeitswelt.show more Download

Project Management : For Designers and Facilities Managers

Project Management : For Designers and Facilities Managers

Howard G. Birnberg Description This is the essential guide to everything you need to know about successful project management in the design and facilities field. Since publication of the first… Read more »

Resilient Cities : Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change

Resilient Cities : Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change

Peter Newman Description This is a visionary guide to developing cities that are livable, sustainable, and 'resilient'. Half of the world's inhabitants now live in cities. In the next twenty… Read more »

Retail Development

Retail Development

Anita Kramer Description This comprehensive book is a practical how-to guide to developing hot retail projects such as lifestyle centers, mixed-use centers, and rehabs of failed malls. Project sizes range… Read more »

[FREE] Refurbishment Manual : Maintenance, Conversions, Extensions

[FREE] Refurbishment Manual : Maintenance, Conversions, Extensions

By Alexander Rudolphi A practical planning aid for conversions and extensions to existing structures, this manual offers concrete tips on planning steps and cost analysis, covers all aspects from energy-efficiency… Read more »

Romanesque Art

Romanesque Art

Victoria Charles Description The term of Roman art distinguishes, in art history, the period between the 11th and the 13th century. This era shows a great diversity of regional schools… Read more »

Romantic Modernism : Nostalgia in the World of Conservation

Romantic Modernism : Nostalgia in the World of Conservation

Wim Denslagen Description Is it possible for conservationists to approve of the reconstruction of old facades when virtually everything behind them is modern? Should they continue to protect the front… Read more »

Soldier Field : A Stadium and Its City

Soldier Field : A Stadium and Its City

Liam T.A. Ford Description Sports fans nationwide know Soldier Field as the home of the Chicago Bears. For decades its signature columns provided an iconic backdrop for gridiron matches, but… Read more »

The Beauty of Holiness : Anglicanism and Architecture in Colonial South Carolina

The Beauty of Holiness : Anglicanism and Architecture in Colonial South Carolina

Louis P. Nelson Description Intermingling architectural, cultural, and religious history, Louis Nelson reads Anglican architecture and decorative arts as documents of eighteenth-century religious practice and belief. In The Beauty of… Read more »

The Global Built Environment as a Representation of Realities : Why and How Architecture Should Be the Subject of Worldwide Comparison

The Global Built Environment as a Representation of Realities : Why and How Architecture Should Be the Subject of Worldwide Comparison

Aart J. J. Mekking Description World architecture as a subject of comparative study is not new. In the early nineteenth century, western and non-western 'high cultures' were seen as more… Read more »

Stillness and Light : The Silent Eloquence of Shaker Architecture

Stillness and Light : The Silent Eloquence of Shaker Architecture

Henry Plummer Description Shaker buildings have long been admired for their simplicity of design and sturdy craftsmanship, with form always following function. Over the years, their distinctive physical characteristics have… Read more »

The Living Landscape : An Ecological Approach to Landscape Planning

The Living Landscape : An Ecological Approach to Landscape Planning

Frederick Steiner Description "The Living Landscape" is a manifesto, resource, and textbook for architects, landscape architects, environmental planners, students, and others involved in creating human communities. Since its first edition,… Read more »

The Merchant Houses of Mocha : Trade and Architecture in an Indian Ocean Port

The Merchant Houses of Mocha : Trade and Architecture in an Indian Ocean Port

Nancy Um Description Gaining prominence as a seaport under the Ottomans in the mid-1500s, the city of Mocha on the Red Sea coast of Yemen pulsed with maritime commerce. Its… Read more »

The Making of Design  : Vom Modell zum fertigen Produkt

The Making of Design : Vom Modell zum fertigen Produkt

Gerrit TerstiegeThis book takes an in-depth look at design processes, with 25 depictions of “the making of” products from a wide variety of industries. Renowned designers like Konstantin Grcic, the… Read more »

Town Houses : A Housing Typology

Town Houses : A Housing Typology

G√ľnter Pfeifer Description The third volume of this typology of residential buildings deals with the different types of the townhouse. The authors present them according to urban constellation: row, twin-row,… Read more »

Why Architecture Matters

Why Architecture Matters

Paul Goldberger Description "Why Architecture Matters" is not a work of architectural history or a guide to the styles or an architectural dictionary, though it contains elements of all three…. Read more »

Unfolded : Paper in Design, Art, Architecture and Industry

Unfolded : Paper in Design, Art, Architecture and Industry

Petra Schmidt Description Unfolded demonstrates the possibilities paper holds today for product design, fashion, and art and provides designers with valuable inspirations. From washi paper to ceramic and carbon fiber… Read more »

[FREE] Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 Essentials : Autodesk Official Press

[FREE] Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 Essentials : Autodesk Official Press

By Dariush Derakhshani Start animating right away with this tutorial-based guide to Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 Essentials is your perfect hands-on guide to start animating quickly…. Read more »

Art and Architecture of Viceregal Latin America, 1521-1821

Art and Architecture of Viceregal Latin America, 1521-1821

Kelly Donahue-Wallace Description Kelly Donahue-Wallace surveys the art and architecture created in the Spanish Viceroyalties of New Spain, Peru, New Granada, and La Plata from the time of the conquest… Read more »

Beyond Berlin : Twelve German Cities Confront the Nazi Past

Beyond Berlin : Twelve German Cities Confront the Nazi Past

Gavriel David Rosenfeld Description Beyond Berlin breaks new ground in the ongoing effort to understand how memorials, buildings, and other spaces have figured in Germany's confrontation with its Nazi past…. Read more »

Asian Alterity : With Special Reference to Architecture and Urbanism Through the Lens of Cultural Studies

Asian Alterity : With Special Reference to Architecture and Urbanism Through the Lens of Cultural Studies

William S. W. Lim Description Asian Alterity is an interdisciplinary theoretical analysis that vigorously contests the homogeneity of the mainstream Eurocentric values. Part I argues for the need for an… Read more »

Blender 3D Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery

Blender 3D Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery

Allan Brito Description The book consists of a lot of exciting examples, which are shaped using the various features of Blender. It consists of step-by-step instructions leading you to realistic… Read more »

Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems : Principles and Practices

Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems : Principles and Practices

Dr Peter Newman Description Modern city dwellers are largely detached from the environmental effects of their daily lives. The sources of the water they drink, the food they eat, and… Read more »

The City in 2050 : Creating Blueprints for Change

The City in 2050 : Creating Blueprints for Change

Maureen McAvey Description How can cities be shaped to meet present needs while empowering future generations to meet theirs? This book creates the framework for dialogue about the city of… Read more »

Components and Connections : Principles of Construction

Components and Connections : Principles of Construction

Ulrich Knaack Description Jedes Gebaude besteht aus Teilen, die verschieden organisiert werden konnen. Wande z.B. konnen unterschiedlich angeordnet werden, um ihre Hauptfunktionen optimal wahrzunehmen. Die einzelnen Elemente wie Geschossdecken, Dacher,… Read more »

[FREE] A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Toronto

[FREE] A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Toronto

By Margaret Goodfellow 1. A savvy and beautifully designed guide to the architecture of Canada’s most international city. 2. Serves as both an insightful review of the city’s architectural history,… Read more »

[FREE] A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Vancouver

[FREE] A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Vancouver

By Christopher Macdonald A beautifully designed review of Canada’s most constantly inventive architectural landscape. Serves as both an insightful review of the city’s contemporary architecture, and a fascinating guidebook for… Read more »

Ajanta: History and Development: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture – Year by Year

Ajanta: History and Development: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture – Year by Year

Year by Walter Spink Description Ajanta:Year by Year is planned as a biography of this remarkable site, starting with the earliest caves, dating from some two thousand years, to its… Read more »

Adrian Frutiger – Typefaces : The Complete Works

Adrian Frutiger – Typefaces : The Complete Works

Heidrun Osterer Description 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… Read more »

Architecture and Philosophy : New Perspectives on the Work of Arakawa & Madeline Gins

Architecture and Philosophy : New Perspectives on the Work of Arakawa & Madeline Gins

Jean-Jacques Lecercle Description Architecture and Philosophy: New Perspectives on the Work of Arakawa and Madeline Gins is a collection of essays on the work of artist-architects Arakawa and Madeline Gins… Read more »

Architecture for Children

Architecture for Children

Sarah Scott Description How can architectural form respond to the unique needs of children and support and reinforce the pedagogy of a children's centre? So much of the teaching in… Read more »