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Negotiation and Design for the Self-Organizing City

by Ekim Tan, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

This book is dedicated to building an open negotiation and design method for cities as self-organizing systems that bridges the gap between collaborative planning and collaborative design methods. Gaming as...


Duurzame Ontwikkeling door Collectief Bewonersinitiatief.

by Fred Sanders, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

pCollectief bewonersinitiatief gericht op duurzame energie-optimalisatie is in Nederland in opkomst. Ook de installatietechniek speelt daar met een nieuw type installaties voor meerdere huishoudens op in. De...


Smart Energy Management for Households

by Sonja Van Dam, Tu Delft, Architecture and The Built Environment

Smart Energy Management for Households infers design-related insights and guidelines to improve the use and effectiveness of home energy management systems (HEMS) through an empirical evaluation of the longitudinal...


AM Envelope

by Holger Strauss, Tu Delft, Architecture

This book shows the potential of Additive Manufacturing (AM) for the development of building envelopes: AM will change the way of designing facades, how we engineer and produce them. To achieve today’s demands...


The Fairy Tale Collection

by Andrew Lang, Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen & James Stephens

The Fairy Tale Collection brings together some of the greatest fairy tales ever written. 

Featuring:

FAIRY TALES OF THE SLAV PEASANTS AND HERDSMEN, by Aleksander Chod?ko

THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK, by Andrew Lang

THE...


The Science Fiction Collection

by Philip K. Dick, Andre Norton, Murray Leinster & Lester del Rey et al.

The Science Fiction Collection features some of the most amazing sci fi tales ever told!

Featuring:

The Sentimentalists, by Murray Leinster

The Girls from Earth, by Frank Robinson

The Death Traps of FX-31, by Sewell...


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...


Creating Cohousing

by Charles Durrett & Kathryn McCamant

The cohousing "bible" by the US originators of the concept.

A man's home is his castle. But demographic and economic changes haveturned our castles into islands. How can we regain the elements of the traditional...


Sustainable Luxury

by McGillick,Paul & Masano Kawana

This sustainable architecture and design book featuring elegant photographs and showcases the ultra-modern homes of Singapore.

Singapore is celebrated as one of the most livable cities in Asia, and Sustainable...


Place and Memory in the Singing Crane Garden

by Vera Schwarcz

The Singing Crane Garden in northwest Beijing has a history dense with classical artistic vision, educational experimentation, political struggle, and tragic suffering. Built by the Manchu prince Mianyu in the...


Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection and Specification

by Ross Spiegel & Dru Meadows

GREEN BUILDING MATERIALS

THE ULTIMATE USER’S MANUAL

TO GREEN BUILDING MATERIALS

To properly select and specify green building materials, successful architects need authoritative, real-world advice on how to...


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...


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...


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—perhaps as many as any other comparable area...