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Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

by Jil Desimini, Charles Waldheim & Mohsen Mostafavi

Mapping has been one of the most fertile areas of exploration for architecture and landscape in the past few decades. While documenting this shift in representation from the material and physical description...


Construction Manager's BIM Handbook

by John Eynon

Building Information Modelling (BIM) harnesses digital technologies to unlock more efficient methods of designing, creating and maintaining built environment assets, so the Construction Manager’s BIM Handbook...


Essential Prefab Straw Bale Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

by Chris Magwood

The essential guide to prefab straw bale panels - an innovative spin on a widely used natural building method


The Material Culture of German Texans

by Kenneth Hafertepe

German immigrants of the nineteenth century left a distinctive mark on the lifestyles and vernacular architecture of Texas. In this first comprehensive survey of the art and artifacts of German Texans, Kenneth...


The Utilization of Slag in Civil Infrastructure Construction

by George C. Wang

The Utilization of Slag in Civil Infrastructure Construction strives to integrate the theory, research, and practice of slag utilization, including the production and processing of slags. The topics covered...


Essential Hempcrete  Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

by Chris Magwood

The essential guide to hempcrete - a strong, versatile, environmentally friendly, energy-efficient natural insulating material


Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World

by Michael Fox

Recent technological developments in biology, computation, cybernetics, engineering, industrial design, materials, and robotics allow architecture to evolve beyond static functionality and become an active participant—with...


Beyond the City: Resource Extraction Urbanism in South America

by Felipe Correa

During the last decade, the South American continent has seen a strong push for transnational integration, initiated by the former Brazilian president Fernando Henrique Cardoso, who (with the endorsement of...


Code of Practice for Programme Management

by CIOB (The Chartered Institute of Building)

The CIOB Code of Practice Programme Management for Construction & Development is intended to complement the popular CIOB Code of Practice for Project Management for Construction and Development, providing practical...


MIT: An Architectural Tour

by Douglass Shand-Tucci, L. Rafael Reif & John Horner

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was founded in 1861 as the cornerstone of Copley Square in Boston's Back Bay, then the center of a progressive, proto-globalist Brahmin culture committed to intellectual...


Design Inspired by V

by Rina Rovio

Design Inspired by V explores the designs inspired by female genitalia. It is packed with photographs and illustrations showcasing different examples of the use of vulva shapes in a variety of designs from fashion...


Mixed-Use Development: Nine Case Studies of Complex Projects

by Dean Schwanke

This publication provides a detailed look at nine leading examples of mixed-use projects from around the world that have been developed in recent years. The case studies are drawn from the ULI Case Studies program,...


The History and Architecture of Cardiff Civic Centre: Black Gold, White City

by John B. Hilling

The history and architecture of Britain's finest civic centre, and how it came to be created following the boom of the coal industry in the south Wales coalfield.


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Mixed Use and Residential Tenants' Rights: The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 and Leasehold Enfranchisement

by Peta Dollar & Sarah Thompson-Copsey

The popularity of mixed use buildings has highlighted the need to understand the substantial impact of residential tenants' rights. This book, by authors known for their practical expertise in this highly specialized...


Boundaries

by Maya Lin

Renowned artist and architect Maya Lin's visual and verbal sketchbook—a unique view into her artwork and philosophy.

Walking through this parklike area, the memorial appears as a rift in the earth -- a long,...


Reinventing Green Building: Why Certification Systems Aren't Working and What We Can Do About It

Environmental Design Research: Volume one selected papers

by Wolfgang Preiser

First published in 1973, this two-volume set summarises and structures the contributions by researchers at the Fourth International EDRA Conference, held in April 1973. The first volume focuses on the proceedings...


Residential Interior Design

by Maureen Mitton & Courtney Nystuen

A practical approach to planning residential spaces

Residential Interior Design: A Guide To Planning Spaces is the industry-standard reference for all aspects of residential space planning, with a practical...


The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing

by Justin Henshell

The ever evolving technology of waterproofing presents challenges and risks for architects and engineers who do not specialize in the field. The revised edition of The Manual of Below-Grade Waterproofing Systems...