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Railway Architecture

by Bill Fawcett

A guide to the architecture that gives British railways their identity, from stations to signal boxes.Roots of Britain's railways lie in the wooden-railed colliery wagonways of around 1600, but it was almost...


Iconic Designs: 50 Stories about 50 Things

by Grace Lees-Maffei

By returning to the etymological roots of iconicity and showcasing objects which are distinctive, memorable, internationally recognised and the subject of significant media attention, this text addresses what...


Modern Architecture in Latin America: Art, Technology, and Utopia

by Luis E. Carranza & Fernando Luiz Lara

Modern Architecture in Latin America: Art, Technology, and Utopia is an introductory text on the issues, polemics, and works that represent the complex processes of political, economic, and cultural modernization...


Cruise Through History: Rome to Venice

by Sherry Hutt

Almost a thousand years before the birth of Christ, Greeks rowed west on the Adriatic Sea, landed near what is now Brindisi, and ran form the hell of the boot of Italy to the place where Rome stands today. Hundreds...


Postmodern Advertising in Japan: Seduction, Visual Culture, and the Tokyo Art Directors Club

by Ory Bartal

A major study of postmodern developments in Japanese advertising and art


Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

by Carla Blank & Tania Martin

“Women” and “architecture” were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, “it is hardly safe to assert” that a connection even exists between the two words....


BIG little house: Small Houses Designed by Architects

by Donna Kacmar

 What are the challenges architects face when designing dwelling spaces of a limited size? And what can these projects tell us about architecture - and architectural principles - in general?

In BIG little house...


University Planning and Architecture: The Search for Perfection 2ed: The search for perfection

by Jonathan Coulson, Paul Roberts & Isabelle Taylor

The environment of a university - what we term a campus - is a place with special resonance. They have long been the setting for some of history's most exciting experiments in the design of the built environment....


On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture

by Frances Guerin

On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture focuses on the image, and our relationship to it, as a site of "not looking." The collection demonstrates that even though we live in an image-saturated...


33 Artists in 3 Acts

by Sarah Thornton

This compelling narrative goes behind the scenes with the world’s most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art.

The best-selling author of Seven Days in the Art World now tells...


Shelter: An Architect's Journey into Sustainability

by Wayne Bingham

After being trained and practicing conventional glass, steel, and concrete architecture for thirty years, an award-winning architect discovers the concept of sustainable living and embarks on a journey that...


Architecture: Form, Space, and Order

by Francis D. K. Ching

The revered architectural reference, updated with contemporary examples and interactive 3D models

An access card with redemption code for the online Interactive Resource Center is included with all new, print...


Art Deco

by Eric Knowles

Although most associated with the 1920s and 30s, Art Deco began in France prior to World War I. During the interwar years the style evolved and was adopted by an international elite set as the perfect expression...


Archi.Pop: Mediating Architecture in Popular Culture

by 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 in Popular Culture offers...


The Architecture of David Lynch

by Richard Martin

From the Red Room in Twin Peaks to Club Silencio in Mulholland Drive, the work of David Lynch contains some of the most remarkable spaces in contemporary culture. Richard Martin's compelling study is the first...


Advertising Management

by Donald W Jugenheimer, Larry D Kelley & Fogarty Klein Monroe

This comprehensive book is designed to serve as a primary text for the Advertising Management course that follows the more general Principles of Advertising course. It can stand alone, or, for instructors who...


Reinventing Civil Society: The Emerging Role of Faith-Based Organizations: The Emerging Role of Faith-Based Organizations

by Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore, Richard C. Hula & Laura A. Reese

This guide concentrates on resources that are useful, in an easy-to-use format to enable architects, designers and engineers to access a wealth of knowledge. Information allows users to find, evaluate and contact...


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

by 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 stay in its original state indefinitely,...


Sustainable Timber Design

by Michael Dickson & Dave Parker

This new resource covers the material selection, structural design and connections detailing of truly sustainable timber buildings through:

  • consideration of the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction,...

Architecture and Movement: the Dynamic Experience of Buildings and Landscapes

by Peter Blundell Jones & Mark Meagher

The experience of movement, of moving through buildings, cities, landscapes and in everyday life, is the only involvement most individuals have with the built environment on a daily basis. User experience is...