The Ten Books of Architecture: The 1755 Leoni Edition
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The Ten Books of Architecture: The 1755 Leoni Edition

Beautifully illustrated magnum opus of great Renaissance theorist who reintroduced the glories of ancient architecture and applied musical and mathematical principles to achieve perfection of proportion in architectural design. Reprinted from extremely rare British edition. 68 black-and-white plates.

Green Buildings in the U.S. and China: Development and Policy Comparisons
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Green Buildings in the U.S. and China (Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology)

Der wahre Architekturkritiker, hat Ulrich Conrads einmal gesagt, kenne nur einen Maßstab, den Maßstab 1:1. Eine notwendige Ergänzung: Der wahre Architekturkritiker beschränkt sich nicht auf sein Ressort. Ulrich Conrads hat seine Texte stets als Einmischung in die öffentliche Debatte über Architektur und Stadt verstanden. Der Band versammelt Artikel, Aufsätze, Vorträge und Briefe Ulrich Conrads aus den Jahren 1956-2006 zu zeitgenössis...

Zeit des Labyrinths: beobachten, nachdenken, feststellen 1956-2006
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Zeit des Labyrinths: beobachten, nachdenken, feststellen 1956-2006

Der wahre Architekturkritiker, hat Ulrich Conrads einmal gesagt, kenne nur einen Maßstab, den Maßstab 1:1. Eine notwendige Ergänzung: Der wahre Architekturkritiker beschränkt sich nicht auf sein Ressort. Ulrich Conrads hat seine Texte stets als Einmischung in die öffentliche Debatte über Architektur und Stadt verstanden. Der Band versammelt Artikel, Aufsätze, Vorträge und Briefe Ulrich Conrads aus den Jahren 1956-2006 zu zeitgenössis...

When Culture Meets Architecture
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When Culture Meets Architecture

As the most individualized civil architecture, buildings for cultural events are the best stage for architects to practise their dreams, to express their perceptions to architectural art and ambitions. When culture meets architecture, some memories, some scenes or an attitude will find its medium to exist as a real and touchable thing. Besides those architectures that record a history or provide information, such as museum, library, ...

Beton/Concrete: Beton/Concrete
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Beton/Concrete: Beton/Concrete

Vielschichtig, facettenreich und formbar wie kaum ein anderer Baustoff besitzt Beton enormes Zukunftspotenzial. Je nach Zusammensetzung reichen seine Einsatzgebiete vom schlichten Möbel über beeindruckende Innenausbauten bis hin zu faszinierenden Fassadenkonstruktionen oder weit gespannten Tragstrukturen. Geliebt oder gehasst, Beton ist Teil der Baukultur und - ob filigran, skulptural oder massiv - durch seine enormen Konstruktions- ...

Steel Design for the Civil PE and Structural SE Exams, Second Edition
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Steel Design for the Civil PE and Structural SE Exams, Second Edition

This is an updated edition of a book I am already quite familiar with as this is a fairly standard text for both the Civil Engineer Professional Engineer exam (PE) and the Structural Engineer exam - which is quite a bot more detailed and far more difficult to pass as the subjects required to show competency in are fare more detailed. Here, this book has a multitude of sample questions, which are very helpful. As someone who is famili...

The Grandest Madison Square Garden: Art, Scandal, and Architecture in Gilded Age New York (New York State)
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The Grandest Madison Square Garden: (New York State)

What a splendid book! This scholarly history of the second Madison Square Garden (1890-1925) provides an important addition to the story of New York City Gilded Age architecture, entertainment, and popular culture. This building, it must be noted, lasted only a few years. In a rapidly changing city, this Palace of Pleasure was torn down to make way for a great Cathedral of Insurance. Thus, this book is especially rich in expanding ou...

Sustainable Architecture in Vorarlberg
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Sustainable Architecture in Vorarlberg

The successful combination of a regional building style of sophisticated simplicity with sustainable construction methods has made the architecture of Vorarlberg (Austria) a model for the rest of the world. This book presents particularly successful projects from recent years involving various building types and portrays their development from design idea to built detail. The documented structures by Cukrowicz Nachbaur, Christian Len...

Building the State: Architecture, Politics, and State Formation in Postwar Central Europe
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Building the State: Architecture, Politics, and State Formation in Postwar Central Europe

"Molnar shows that whether material construction operates as a "cultural representation", a "cultural medium", or a set of strategies for change is not something that can be answered a priori. By focusing on the same general professional arena over a long period of time and across space, she shows how the "same" arena is transformed as it changes its relation to local and global power structures and histories–– how the material etchi...

Living for the Elderly : A Design Manual, Second and Revised Edition
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Living for the Elderly : A Design Manual, Second and Revised Edition

Quality living in old age is one of the key topics of our time. This book presents innovative forms of living, intelligent concepts and individual solutions for people with physical or cognitive limitations. Integrative forms of housing transcending the boundaries between individual, collective and assisted forms of living. The updated new edition includes new current international case studies on integrated housing and neighbourhood...