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The Framing of Sacred Space

by Jelena Bogdanovic

The Framing of Sacred Space offers the first topical study of canopies as essential spatial and symbolic units in Byzantine-rite churches. Centrally planned columnar structures--typically comprised of four columns...


A Connected Curriculum for Higher Education

by Professor Dilly Fung Professor of Higher Education Development & Academic Director Ucl Centre for Advancing Learning and Teaching

Is it possible to bring university research and student education into a more connected, more symbiotic relationship? If so, can we develop programmes of study that enable faculty, students and ‘real world’...


Exploring the Capital: An Architectural Guide to the Ottawa Region

by Andrew Waldron, Harold Kalman & Peter Coffman

A beautifully illustrated guidebook, including guided tours, showing the rich architectural landscape of Canada's capital region


Exploring the Capital

by Andrew Waldron, Harold Kalman & Peter Coffman

The many and varied threads of Canada’s national life come together in its capital region. Where the Rideau River flows into the Ottawa River, an Algonquin community was visited by French explorers and settled...


Theology and Form: Contemporary Orthodox Architecture in America

by Nicholas Denysenko

In Theology and Form: Contemporary Orthodox Architecture in America, Nicholas Denysenko profiles seven contemporary Eastern Orthodox communities in the United States and analyzes how their ecclesiastical identities...


Transmaterial Next: A Catalog of Materials that Redefine Our Future

by Blaine Brownell

Virtually every revolution in architecture has been preceded by a revolution in materials: think iron, glass, steel, concrete, plastics, or composites. What is the next revolutionary material that will reshape...


Traditional Chinese Architecture

by Xinian Fu, Alexandra Harrer & Nancy S. Steinhardt

Translated by Alexandra Harrer

Fu Xinian is considered by many to be the world's leading historian of Chinese architecture. He is an expert on every type of Chinese architecture from every period through the...


3D Photorealistic Rendering: Interiors & Exteriors with V-Ray and 3ds Max

by Jamie Cardoso

Increase the photorealism of your 3d visualizations with enhanced toolsets of V-ray in 3ds Max. Full-color, step-by-step tutorials about techniques involved in creating photorealistic renders for interior/exterior...


Figures in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City

by Robert Arthur King

A delightful collection of quirky faces, figures, and creatures that adorn New York City buildings. This gift-sized and attractively priced book for architecture buffs features more than two hundred imaginative...


Beginning AutoCAD 2018

by Cheryl R. Shrock & Steve Heather

The BeginningAutoCAD® 2018 Exercise Workbook is designed for classroom instruction and self-study alike, and is now suitable for both inch and metric users to accommodate readers around the world.  Each lesson...


The Social Ecology of Border Landscapes

by Anna Grichting & Michele Zebich-Knos

“The Social Ecology of Border Landscapes” is a collection of essays from a wide range of disciplines that address Social Ecologies in border landscapes. As an approach, Social Ecology is useful because it...


Power from the Wind

by Dan Chiras

Power from the Wind is the completely revised and updated edition of the go-to guide for individuals and businesses interested in installing small wind energy systems. Written with the homeowner layperson in...


Structural Wood Design - ASD/LRFD, 2nd ed

by Abi Aghayere & Jason Vigil

This text provides a concise and practical guide to timber design, using both the Allowable Stress Design and the Load and Resistance Factor Design methods. It suits students in civil, structural, and construction...


The Age of Spectacle: Adventures in Architecture and the 21st-Century City

by Tom Dyckhoff

'A great storyteller . . . you would be hard pushed to find a more knowledgeable or entertaining [guide]' Icon

'Such an interesting book . . . I cannot recommend it enough.' Lauren Laverne

In Dubai, a luxury apartment...


Magnetic City: A Walking Companion to New York

by Justin Davidson

From New York magazine’s architecture critic, a walking and reading guide to New York City—a historical, cultural, architectural, and personal approach to seven neighborhoods throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn,...


Human Scale Revisited

by Kirkpatrick Sale

Big government, big business, big everything: Kirkpatrick Sale took giantism to task in his 1980 classic, Human Scale, and today takes a new look at how the crises that imperil modern America are the inevitable...


The Interpretation of The Second Seal

by Clive Richards

                                                               From The Book of Revelation

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Surf Shack: Laid-Back Living by the Water

by Nina Freudenberger, Heather Summerville & Brittany Ambridge

"Cabin porn goes coastal in Nina Freudenberger’s Surf Shack” [Vanity Fair], and here are bungalows, trailers, cabins, and beach homes where surfers retreat after a day on the waves. Peek inside the homes...


Closer Together: This is the Future of Cities

by Alexander Ståhle

Cities are growing faster than ever before, but why? Because they foster proximity. Nearness to work, friends and culture has always been a driving force in urban development, from the first cities in which...


Introduction to Sustainability and Aesthetics: The Arts and Design for the Environment

by Christopher Crouch, Nicola Kaye & John Crouch

This book introduces the idea of sustainability and its aesthetic dimension, suggesting that the role of the aesthetic is an active one in developing an ecologically, economically and culturally healthy society....