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The Roman Remains of Northern and Eastern France: A Guidebook

by James Bromwich

This book provides a thorough, area by area companion to the region's wealth of monuments, excavations and artefacts, from Paris and Boulogne-sur-Mer to Strasbourg and Lyon. Over ninety sites are treated in...


The Politics of Making

by Mark Swenarton, Igea Troiani & Helena Webster

A unique collection of contemporary writings, this book explores the politics involved in the making and experiencing of architecture and cities from a cross-cultural and global perspective.


Innovative Cities

by James Simmie

Innovative Cities presents a unique international comparison of innovation in London, Amsterdam, Milan, Paris and Stuttgart. It compares and contrasts the reasons why these cities are among the top ten innovative...


Rome: A New Planning Strategy

by Franco Archibugi

Rome: A New Planning Strategy looks at the problems of a city over the last century and suggests a totally new planning strategy. The book examines the stages that have marked the increase of population and...


The Saga of Sydney Opera House: The Dramatic Story of the Design and Construction of the Icon of Modern Australia

by Peter Murray

Peter Murray's compelling and highly readable biography of the building presents both sides of the story. Using previously unpublished files and papers, Murray has managed to unravel one of the most intriguing...


Re-Forming Britain: Narratives of Modernity Before Reconstruction

by Elizabeth Darling

The emergence of British modernism has gone largely unconsidered, so whilst historians have examined Britain's engagement with modernity in terms of art, politics and planning, this study addresses and fills...


Architecture and Narrative: The Formation of Space and Cultural Meaning

by Sophia Psarra

Architecture is often seen as the art of a thinking mind that arranges, organizes and establishes relationships between the parts and the whole. It is also seen as the art of designing spaces, which we experience...


Energy Management in Buildings

by Keith Moss

An ideal introduction to the principles of managing and conserving energy consumpton in buildings people use for work or leisure that will be invaluable to students and energy managers. This updated edition...


A Cleveland Legacy: The Architecture of Walker and Weeks

by Eric Johannesen

Walker and Weeks was the foremost architectural firm in Cleveland for nearly forth years, from 1911 to 1949. Its clients were the wealthy and influential of Cleveland and the Midwest; its landmark accomplishments...


The Philosopher, the Priest, and the Painter: A Portrait of Descartes

by Steven Nadler

In the Louvre museum hangs a portrait of a middle-aged man with long dark hair, a mustache, and heavy-lidded eyes, and he is dressed in the starched white collar and black coat of the typical Dutch burgher....


The A to Z of Renaissance Art

by Lilian H. Zirpolo

The A to Z of Renaissance Art covers the years 1250 to 1648, the period most disciplines place as the Renaissance Era. A complete portrait of this remarkable period is depicted in this book through a chronology,...


The Tall Buildings Reference Book

by David Parker & Antony Wood

A team of over fifty experts address all the issues of building tall from the procurement stage, through the design and construction process, to new technologies and the building's contribution to the urban...


London's Lost Power Stations and Gasworks

by Ben Pedroche

Many of London's original power stations have either been demolished, converted for other use, or stand derelict awaiting re-development. But in their prime, these mighty 'cathedrals of power' played a vital...


Roof Cooling Techniques: A Design Handbook

by Jose Luis Molina, Evyatar Erell & Simos Yannas

Natural heating and cooling of buildings helps to improve energy efficiency in the built environment. This book considers the principles of roof design and specific systems and cooling techniques. The authors...


Tropical Sustainable Architecture

by Joo Hwa Bay & Boon Lay Ong

The tropical belt - where large areas of South East Asia, India, Africa and parts of both North and South America are located - forms the biggest landmass in the world and has one of the highest numbers of rapidly...


Developments in Structural Form

by Rowland Mainstone

In the critically acclaimed first edition of this book, Mainstone offered a brilliant and highly original account of the structural developments that have made possible the achievements of architects and bridge...


Environmental Design: An Introduction for Architects and Engineers

by Randall Thomas

Written and edited by a team of specialists at Max Fordham LLP, one of the UK's leading environmental and building services engineering consultancies, Environmental Design is the result of their extensive experience...


Visuality for Architects: Architectural Creativity and Modern Theories of Perception and Imagination

by Branko Mitrovic

What is more important in architectural works-their form, shape, and color, or the meanings and symbolism that can be associated with them? Can aesthetic judgments of architecture be independent of the stories...


The A to Z of Architecture

by Allison Lee Palmer

The A to Z of Architecture provides information on architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, Tadao Ando, Leon Battista Alberti, Filippo Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, and Konstantin Stepanovich Melnikov, as well as on...


Chinese Houses of Southeast Asia: The Eclectic Architecture of Sojourners and Settlers

by Ronald G. Knapp, Wang Gungwu & A. Chester Ong

The multiple Chinese migrations from southeastern China to Southeast Asia have had important implications for both regions. In Southeast Asia this influence can be seen in the architecturally eclectic homes...