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Architecture Walks : The Best Outings Near New York City

Architecture Walks : The Best Outings Near New York City

Lucy D. Rosenfeld Description This title features one hundred grand architecture walks from New York to Connecticut, around New Jersey, into the eastern edge of Pennsylvania, and on to Delaware…. Read more »

The Art of the Hekatompedon Inscription and the Birth of the Stoikhedon Style

The Art of the Hekatompedon Inscription and the Birth of the Stoikhedon Style

Patricia A. Butz Description The purpose of this book is to present the Hekatompedon Inscription at Athens (IGI3 4) as a major monument of Greek art, legitimately on a par… Read more »

Beyond Modernist Masters : Contemporary Architecture in Latin America

Beyond Modernist Masters : Contemporary Architecture in Latin America

Felipe Hernandez Description Latin America has been an important place for architecture for many decades. Recently, architecture on the continent has continued to evolve, and an extremely creative scene has… Read more »

Building an Emerald City : A Guide to Creating Green Building Policies and Programs

Building an Emerald City : A Guide to Creating Green Building Policies and Programs

Lucia Athens Description "Building an Emerald City" is both the story of how Seattle, Washington transformed itself into a leader in sustainable 'green' building, written by one of the principal… Read more »

Building With Water : Concepts Typology Design

Building With Water : Concepts Typology Design

Zoe Ryan Description Water as an Element in Architecture.show more Download

Chilean Modern Architecture Since 1950

Chilean Modern Architecture Since 1950

Fernando Perez Oyarzun Description Chilean architecture-along with that of Sao Paolo and Mexico City-sets a benchmark for the intersection of modernism with vernacular influences in Latin America. Culture, landscape, and… Read more »

Community Planning : An Introduction to the Comprehensive Plan

Community Planning : An Introduction to the Comprehensive Plan

Eric D Kelly Description This book introduces community planning as practiced in the United States, focusing on the comprehensive plan. Sometimes known by other names – especially master plan or… Read more »

[FREE] Construction and Detailing for Interior Design

[FREE] Construction and Detailing for Interior Design

By Drew Plunkett Knowledge of construction and detailing techniques are vital for all students of interior design and interior architecture and this accessible, up-to-date introductory text will prove an invaluable… Read more »

Custom Home Do's & Dont's : The Ultimate Guide for Getting Your Custom Home Done Right

Custom Home Do's & Dont's : The Ultimate Guide for Getting Your Custom Home Done Right

Kip Koehler Description Taking on a custom home construction project can be a difficult process, with few resources to fall back on. Designing and building the home requires information and… Read more »

[FREE] Design by Use : The Everyday Metamorphosis of Things

[FREE] Design by Use : The Everyday Metamorphosis of Things

By (author)  Uta Brandes , By (author)  Sonja Stich , By (author)  Miriam Wender This publication explores a very special kind of design-the phenomenon, as normal as it is wonderful,… Read more »

Design Informed : Driving Innovation with Evidence-Based Design

Design Informed : Driving Innovation with Evidence-Based Design

By Gordon H. Chong Co-written by a former AIA national president and the chair of architecture at UC-Berkeley, this book is a collection of key case studies of evidence-based design… Read more »

Design with Microclimate : The Secret to Comfortable Outdoor Space

Design with Microclimate : The Secret to Comfortable Outdoor Space

Robert D. Brown Description Robert Brown helps us see that a 'thermally comfortable microclimate' is the very foundation of well-designed and well-used outdoor places. Brown argues that as we try… Read more »

Designing Space for Children and Teens in Libraries and Public Places

Designing Space for Children and Teens in Libraries and Public Places

Sandra Feinberg Description Providing tips, suggestions, and guidelines on the critical issues that surround designing spaces for children and teens, this how-to book will help you create a space that… Read more »

Detail Practice: Photovoltaics : Technology, Architecture, Installation

Detail Practice: Photovoltaics : Technology, Architecture, Installation

Bernhard Weller Description As a critical component in the mix of regenerative energies, photovoltaics help slow the progress of climate change and furnish the earth with a long-term and affordable… Read more »

Dialectical Passions : Negation in Postwar Art Theory

Dialectical Passions : Negation in Postwar Art Theory

Gail Day Description Representing a new generation of theorists reaffirming the radical dimensions of art, Gail Day launches a bold critique of late twentieth-century art theory and its often reductive… Read more »

Drawing the Ground – Landscape Urbanism Today : The Work of Palmbout Urban Landscapes

Drawing the Ground – Landscape Urbanism Today : The Work of Palmbout Urban Landscapes

Frits Palmboom Description Founded in 1990, Palmbout Urban Landscapes is now one of the leading urban planning offices in the Netherlands. Its approach is characterized by a constant search for… Read more »

The Cultural Landscape & Heritage Paradox : Protection and Development of the Dutch Archaeological-Historical Landscape and its European Dimension

The Cultural Landscape & Heritage Paradox : Protection and Development of the Dutch Archaeological-Historical Landscape and its European Dimension

Mies Wijnen Description The basic problem is to what extent we can know past and mainly invisible landscapes, and how we can use this still hidden knowledge for actual sustainable… Read more »

Freestanding Houses : A Housing Typology

Freestanding Houses : A Housing Typology

Günter Pfeifer Description Die intelligente Weiterentwicklung von Bautypen ist eine wesentliche Aufgabenstellung im Wohnungsbau. Dieser Band behandelt die Typen freistehender Hauser, deren allseitige Orientierung optimale Ausrichtungen der Wohnungen zulasst. Das… Read more »

Flat Roof Construction Manual : Materials, Design, Applications

Flat Roof Construction Manual : Materials, Design, Applications

Klaus Sedlbauer Description Der Dach Atlas ist ein Konstruktionsfachbuch fur Architekten und Fachplaner. Er liefert neben grundsatzlichen Konstruktionsregeln einen Uberblick uber die Nutzungs- und Konstruktionsarten sowie die Regelaufbauten fur Fachdacher…. Read more »

[FREE] From Bauhaus to Ecohouse : A History of Ecological Design

[FREE] From Bauhaus to Ecohouse : A History of Ecological Design

By Peder Anker Global warming and concerns about sustainability recently have pushed ecological design to the forefront of architectural study and debate. As Peder Anker explains in From Bauhaus to… Read more »

The Future Envelope 3 : Facades – The Making of

The Future Envelope 3 : Facades – The Making of

U. Knaack Description For "The Making Of" – the book title's association to film making – the director must have broad knowledge of the technical aspects of producing a film…. Read more »

Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture : The Birth of a New Modern

Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture : The Birth of a New Modern

Ahmad Hamid Description Through his path-breaking design documents and built projects, Hassan Fathy, the Egyptian architect known for his recognition of the potential of vernacular forms, single-handedly sought to reintegrate… Read more »

Ideas Exchange : The Collaborative Studio of HawkinsBrown

Ideas Exchange : The Collaborative Studio of HawkinsBrown

Tim Abrahams Description The HawkinsBrown architectural firm in London, founded in 1988 by Roger Hawkins and Russell Brown, is one of the up-and coming offices on the international architecture scene…. Read more »

Interior Design

Interior Design

Jenny Gibbs Description Aimed at prospective and new students, this book gives a comprehensive introduction to the nature and practice of interior design as well as invaluable information about education… Read more »

[FREE] Innovative Design and Construction

[FREE] Innovative Design and Construction

by Stefan Behling (Author), Christian Brensing (Author), Andreas Fuchs (Author), Christoph Ingenhoven (Author) This book, the first volume in the series, is the out-come of close collaboration with seele, a… Read more »

Interiors Construction Manual : Integrated Planning, Finishings and Fitting-Out, Technical Services

Interiors Construction Manual : Integrated Planning, Finishings and Fitting-Out, Technical Services

Karsten Tichelmann Description This manual brings together the crucial facts on all aspects of interior construction and presents the key fundamentals of building physics, fire protection, interior construction systems, and… Read more »

Just Below the Line : Disability, Housing, and Equity in the South

Just Below the Line : Disability, Housing, and Equity in the South

Korydon H. Smith With America on the brink of the largest number of older adults and persons with disabilities in the countrys history, the deceleration in housing production during the… Read more »

New Architecture and Urbanism : Development of Indian Traditions

New Architecture and Urbanism : Development of Indian Traditions

By Deependra Prashad This book on “New Architecture and Urbanism: Development of Indian Traditions” builds on the contributions from various architects, planners, educationists, decision-makers & others from across the world… Read more »

My Desk is My Castle : Exploring Personalization Cultures

My Desk is My Castle : Exploring Personalization Cultures

Uta Brandes Description The desk is a place of work and of action, but it also serves as a place to exhibit personal things and preferences. Thus it always characterizes… Read more »

[FREE] Plastics  :  In Architecture and Construction

[FREE] Plastics : In Architecture and Construction

By (author)  Stefan Peters , By (author)  Stephan Engelsmann , By (author)  Valerie Spalding Product details Format Hardback | 176 pages Publication date 01 Nov 2010 Publisher Birkhauser Imprint Birkhauser… Read more »

Pompeii : Art, Industry and Infrastructure

Pompeii : Art, Industry and Infrastructure

Eric Poehler Description Even after more than 250 years since its discovery, Pompeii continues to resonate powerfully in both academic discourse and the popular imagination. This volume brings together a… Read more »

Old and New – Design Manual for Revitalizing Existing Buildings

Old and New – Design Manual for Revitalizing Existing Buildings

Frank Peter Jäger Description Old and New provides a comprehensive overview of intelligent approaches for working with existing building stock. Presented in this volume are everyday projects such as the… Read more »

Principles of Brownfield Regeneration : Cleanup, Design, and Reuse of Derelict Land

Principles of Brownfield Regeneration : Cleanup, Design, and Reuse of Derelict Land

Justin B Hollander Description The authors of "Principles of Brownfield Regeneration" argue that, compared to 'greenfields' – farmland, woodland, or pasture that have never been developed – brownfields offer a… Read more »

Pride in Modesty : Modernist Architecture and the Vernacular Tradition in Italy

Pride in Modesty : Modernist Architecture and the Vernacular Tradition in Italy

Michelangelo Sabatino Description Following Italy's unification in 1861, architects, artists, politicians, and literati engaged in volatile debates over the pursuit of national and regional identity. Growing industrialization and urbanization across… Read more »

Rediscovering Thomas Adams : Rural Planning and Development in Canada

Rediscovering Thomas Adams : Rural Planning and Development in Canada

Wayne J. Caldwell Description Suburbanization, affordable housing, mass transportation, loss of fertile lands — these are modern problems, yet they are not new. Thomas Adams grappled with these same issues… Read more »

Regional Planning for a Sustainable America : How Creative Programs are Promoting Prosperity and Saving the Environment

Regional Planning for a Sustainable America : How Creative Programs are Promoting Prosperity and Saving the Environment

Carleton Montgomery Description "Regional Planning for a Sustainable America" is the first book to represent the great variety of today s effective regional planning programs, analyzing dozens of regional initiatives… Read more »

Remembering Roadside America : Preserving the Recent Past as Landscape and Place

Remembering Roadside America : Preserving the Recent Past as Landscape and Place

John A. Jakle Description The use of cars and trucks over the past century has remade American geography pushing big cities ever outward toward suburbanization, spurring the growth of some… Read more »

Push Me, Pull You : Imaginative, Emotional, Physical, and Spatial Interaction in Late Medieval and Renaissance Art

Push Me, Pull You : Imaginative, Emotional, Physical, and Spatial Interaction in Late Medieval and Renaissance Art

Sarah Blick Description Late Medieval and Renaissance art was surprisingly pushy; its architecture demanded that people move through it in prescribed patterns, its sculptures played elaborate games alternating between concealment… Read more »

Rethinking Design and Interiors : Human Beings in the Built Environment

Rethinking Design and Interiors : Human Beings in the Built Environment

Shashi Caan Description The world and the people living in it are increasingly and rapidly being affected by environmental and technological changes. It is imperative that the design profession address… Read more »

The Seven Rules for Sustainable Cities : Community Design Strategies for the Post Carbon Era

The Seven Rules for Sustainable Cities : Community Design Strategies for the Post Carbon Era

Patrick M. Condon Description Questions of how to green the North American economy, create a green energy and transportation infrastructure, and halt the deadly increase in greenhouse gas buildup dominate… Read more »