1639 books (82 pages) in this category
Modernist, Traditional, Green and Systems Perspectives
by Jonathan Barnett
<p><em>City Design</em> describes the history and current practice of the four most widely accepted approaches to city design: the Modernist city of towers and highways that, beginning in the 1920s, has come to dominate urban development ...eBook
by Victoria Charles
<p>A symbol of massive crowds and solitary desires, the city holds promise for all those that pass through it. Its meandering streets, unexplored neighbourhoods and incessant noise create a landscape that captivates the observer. The lights of ...eBook
by Parkstone Press
<p> A symbol of massive crowds and solitary desires, the city holds promise for all <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">those that pass through it. Its meandering streets, unexplored neighbourhoods and </span><span ...
Curitiba and Portland
by Clara Irazábal
<p>Cities in both North and South America are confronting tremendous challenges in urban growth and management as they enter the new century. Curitiba in Brazil and Portland in Oregon, US are cities that have achieved recognition for exemplary ...eBook
The Rebuilding of Paris
by Rupert Christiansen
<h2>A sparkling account of the nineteenth-century rebuilding of Paris as the most beautiful city in the world.</h2> <p><strong>'This really is an impressive book'</strong> Sebastian Faulks.</p> <p><strong>'Brisk, vivid and unexpectedly ...eBook
An Architectural and Urban History of Recreation and Leisure
by Rodrigo Pérez de Arce
<p><em>City of Play</em> shows how play is built into the very fabric of the modern city. From playgrounds to theme parks, skittle alleys to swimming pools, to the countless uncontrolled spaces which the urban habitat affords – play is by no ...eBook
by Margaret L. Laird
<p>The combination of portrait statue, monumental support, and public lettering was considered emblematic of Roman public space even in antiquity. This book examines ancient Roman statues and their bases, tombs, dedicatory altars, and panels ...eBook
by Kathryn M. Ireland
Using her renovated farmhouse in Toulouse, France, as well as her residence in Santa Monica and a few other choice homes, Kathryn Ireland shows how to scheme a room using patterns, textures and colors together to create the feeling of a ...
RIBA Publishing and the Institute of Clerks of Works
by RIBA Publishing
The very principles for which Clerks of Works were first established remain as true and valid today as they have ever been, though the traditional title has given way to a more modern interpretation of the role - Site Inspector, Quality Auditor ...
by Belinda Yuen & Asfaw Kumssa
<p>This book is about African and Asian cities. Illustrated through selected case cities, the book brings together a rich collection of papers by leading scholars and practitioners in Africa and Asia to offer empirical analysis and up-to-date ...eBook
Benchmarks for Sustainable Buildings
by Susan Roaf
<EM>Closing the Loop: Benchmarks for Sustainable Buildings</EM> is an authoritative guide to the issues and techniques behind benchmarking sustainable construction. It describes how to measure and achieve sustainability in construction. It ...
A Primer on Applying Transition Management in Cities
by Niki Frantzeskaki, Katharina Hölscher, Matthew Bach & others
<p>This is a unique book that provides rich knowledge on how to understand and actively contribute to urban sustainability transitions. The book combines theoretical frameworks and tools with practical experiences on transition management as a ...eBook
Mrs. Howard's Guide to Decorating with the Colors of the Sea and Sky
by Phoebe Howard
by Monique Butterworth
Many of us aspire to live the life of luxury by the sea. For the elite few, it’s a fabulous reality soaking up their days in some of the world’s most extravagant and lavish waterfront properties. Whether it is the sound of the surf, ocean views ...
Sustainable Buildings in Cold Climates
by Dennis Johansson, Hans Bagge & Åsa Wahlström
<p>This volume presents the proceedings of the 9th Cold Climate HVAC conference, which was held in Kiruna, Sweden in 2018.</p> <p> </p> <p>The conference highlighted key technologies and processes that allow scientists, designers, engineers, ...eBook
Moving Through Crisis to Opportunity
by Connie Ozawa, Moira Zellner, Charles J. Hoch & others
<p><strong>Case studies and analyses investigate how collaborative response to crisis can enhance social-ecological resilience and promote community reinvention.</strong></p> <p>Crisis—whether natural disaster, technological failure, economic ...eBook
"Terry Farrell: The Partnership's Complete Works,1981-1991"
by No Author Provided
by Nigel Ostime
<P>If you need to understand about engaging the services of an architect, this updated RIBA guide is for you. Straightforward and completely up-to-date regarding legislation, it sets out everything you need to be aware of, for a large or small ...
The City as Commons
by Stavros Stavrides
Space is both a product and a prerequisite of social relations, it has the potential to block and encourage certain forms of encounter. In <i>Common Space</i>, activist and architect Stavros Stavrides calls for us to conceive of space-as-commonseBook
The Old Kingdom Cemetery at Qubbet el-Hawa
by Deborah Vischak
<p>This book examines a group of twelve ancient Egyptian tombs (c.2300 BCE) in the elite Old Kingdom cemetery of Elephantine at Qubbet el-Hawa in modern Aswan. It develops an interdisciplinary approach to the material - drawing on methods from ...eBook