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Tadao Ando's Church of the Light

by Valeriy Bagrintsev

What do we look at? The wall or the cross, which is not really there?

Former professional boxer, Tadao Ando, though self-taught, is acknowledged as one of the most important Japanese architects and one of the...


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. Some women...


Sustainable Luxury: The New Singapore House, Solutions for a Livable Future

by Paul McGillick, Ph.D & Masano Kawana

Singapore is celebrated as one of the most livable cities in Asia, and Sustainable Luxury shows how the prosperous, forward-looking nation is pioneering innovative solutions for environmental, economic, social,...


Place and Memory in the Singing Crane Garden

by Vera Schwarcz

The Singing Crane Garden in northwest Beijing has been the site of several important and cataclysmic events in modern Chinese history. In this poetic and highly personal study of memory, trauma, and cultural...


Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection and Specification

by Ross Spiegel & Dru Meadows

To properly select and specify green building materials, architects need advice on how to select and use nontoxic, recycled, and recyclable products, and how to integrate these products into the design process...


The Story of the Casino Farnese

by Madeleine Wulffson

This is the story of the Casino Farnese. In the Renaissance, a 'casino' was a 'small villa', and this one was in a 'vigna': a landholding filled with orchards and vineyards. The Casino Farnese is over 500 years...


Guidelines to overcome architectural barriers in cultural heritage sites

by Aa. Vv., Lucia Baracco & Giovanni Caprara

These Guidelines are intended for all those who, in whatever capacity (regulators, financiers, designers, site managers, testers) are involved with, or responsible for, the accessibility of cultural heritage...


Abitare la Terra n.29/2011 - Dwelling on Earth

by Aa. Vv. & Paolo Portoghesi

EDUARDO SOUTO DE MOURA Luca Nicotera ALESSANDRO ANSELMI Stefania Tuzi LAKE|FLATO Maria Luna Vetrani ANTONIO MONESTIROLI Gaetano Fusco BOGDAN BOGDANOVIC Slobodan Selinkic CINO ZUCCHI Alessandra Sgueglia EMILIO...


Progettare Paesaggio. Landscape as Infrastructure

by Aa. Vv., Piero Aebischer & Stefania Cancellieri

In questo lavoro ?Progettare Paesaggio, Landscape as Infrastructure? si confrontano: da un lato le stimolanti proposte progettuali redatte dal gruppo di studenti della Harvard Graduate School of Design guidati...


Houses. Architecture and Interiors - Achievements

by Stefano Dorata

Simplicity and order are the psychological and aesthetic features that Stefano Dorata seeks in architecture and when he is designing his projects. His journey is a long-standing one of research during which...


E-learning for architecture

by Stefano Panunzi & Rosalba Belibani

Our research, even despite its apparent fragmentary appearance, firmly believes in the idea that information science tools and the On-Line System should be utilized in innumerable ways in the various independent...


The Mediterranean Medina

by Aa. Vv., Attilio Petruccioli, Ludovico Micara & Ettore Vadini

This volume collects the proceedings of the International Seminar The Mediterranean Medina, that took place in the School of Architecture at Pescara from 17th to 19th of June 2004.


Wet Weather Design and Operation in Water Resource Recovery Facilities

by Water Environment Federation

Wet Weather Design and Operation in Water Resource Recovery Facilities provides professionals involved in the field with a comprehensive reference of current design and operational practices for dealing with...


Green Building

by John Wiley & Sons

A unique cost reference, updated and expanded, for architects, engineers, contractors, building owners, and managers

Green building is no longer a trend. Since the publication of the widely read first edition...


Sustainable Preservation: Greening Existing Buildings

by Jean Carroon & Richard Moe

Sustainable Preservation takes a nuanced look at the hundreds of choices that adaptive reuse requires architects to make?from ingenious ways to redeploy existing structural elements to time-honored techniques...


Sustainable Landscape Management: Design, Construction, and Maintenance

by Thomas W. Cook & Ann Marie VanDerZanden

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF LANDSCAPES

A must-have guide for anyone working with landscapes, Sustainable Landscape Management eases the transition of the landscape industry into a new...


Old Philadelphia Houses on Society Hill, 1750-1840

by Elizabeth B. McCall & Michael Maicher

Officially known as Washington Square Park, Philadelphia’s Society Hill district contains an impressive number of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century houses. This book presents, in text and pictures,...


Greene & Greene Furniture: Poems of Wood & Light

by David Mathias

One hundred years ago Charles and Henry Greene developed a new and distinctive architectural and decorative style that blended Arts & Crafts and Asian influences with California sensibility and obsessive attention...


Sustainability Reporting Statements for Wastewater Systems

by Water Environment Federation

Sustainability Reporting Statements for Wastewater Systems proposes a set of standard environmental performance report formats for wastewater utilities and facilitates uniform reporting similar to what is...


Anchors of Faith: Early Wooden Churches of the Deep South

by Martha Dickson

Reflecting times of untrammeled faith and religious values, Martha Dickson's Anchors of Faith gives a pictorial overview of 145 mostly late-nineteenth century wooden churches located in southern Alabama, Mississippi,...