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Building Envelopes: An Integrated Strategy
Building Envelopes: An Integrated Strategy
by Jenny Lovell
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Far from being just a simple outer wall or decorative element, the building envelope, or facade, determines a building'sstructural stability, climate control, and degree of energy performance. There is an urgent need for architects and... (read more)

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Hip Hotels Beach (Hip Hotels Series)
Hip Hotels Beach (Hip Hotels Series)
by Herbert Ypma
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The eighth volume in the hugely successful Hip Hotels series, now more than ever the style guide for the contemporary traveller.... (read more)

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Al Bahr Towers: The Abu Dhabi Investment Council Headquarters
Al Bahr Towers: The Abu Dhabi Investment Council Headquarters
by Peter Oborn
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This publication is entirely centered on the design and delivery of Al Bahr Towers. With 300-colour images, it is highly visual with specially commissioned photography by Christian Richters. An illustrated introduction by the architectural correspondent... (read more)

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Higher: a Historic Race To the Sky and the Making of a City
Higher: a Historic Race To the Sky and the Making of a City
by Neal Bascomb
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The Roaring Twenties in New York was a time of exuberant ambition, free-flowing optimism, an explosion of artistic expression in the age of Prohibition. New York was the city that embodied the spirit and strength of a newly powerful America.  In... (read more)

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The Builders: Marvels of Engineering
The Builders: Marvels of Engineering
by National Geographic
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Engineering wonders of the world are featured in six thematic chapters that focus on overcoming distance (roads, canals, bridges, railroads, pipelines), height and depth (towers, tunnels, skyscrapers), public spaces (sports arenas, exposition halls... (read more)

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Intelligent Building Dictionary: Terminology for Smart, Integrated, Green Building Design, Construction, and Management
Intelligent Building Dictionary: Terminology for Smart, Integrated, Green Building Design, Construction, and Management
by Intelligenc Building Intelligence Group
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Intelligent Buildings require cooperation between traditional building trades; building automation; Green Building specialists; experts in new technologies like lighting control, digital signage, and intelligent bathrooms; and Information Technology... (read more)

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Bizarre Buildings
Bizarre Buildings
by Paul Cattermole
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The most unusual and wonderful structures from around the world. This intriguing book selects the world's most extreme and sometimes weird buildings and structures. Some illustrate the personal expression of an individual builder or patron who has a... (read more)

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Luxury Hotels Spa & Wellness
Luxury Hotels Spa & Wellness
by Martin N Kunz
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At these luxury hostelries, you?ll receive the levels of comfort and convenience you?d expect from the finest hotels, but you?ll also feel revitalized thanks to their emphasis on relaxation and wellness. Whether a fully equipped spa, where you?ll receive... (read more)

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Moser Nussbaumer: Visions and Architecture
Moser Nussbaumer: Visions and Architecture
by Othmar Humm
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A visionary approach and surprising solutions to architectural and urban planning issues is the hallmark of Heinz Moser and Roger Nussbaumer. The same discernible creativity runs through all works -- submissions and completed buildings -- presented here,... (read more)

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History of the United States Capitol: A Chronicle of Design, Construction, and Politics
History of the United States Capitol: A Chronicle of Design, Construction, and Politics
by William C. Allen
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CONTENTS List of Illustrations Foreword-Alan M. Hantman Preface Chapter 1. GRANDEUR ON THE POTOMAC Chapter 2. JEFFERSON AND LATROBE Chapter 3. DESTRUCTION AND RESTORATION, 1814-1817 Chapter 4. THE BULFINCH YEARS, 1818-1829 Chapter 5. AN UNSETTLED TIME... (read more)

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The Urban Design Handbook: Techniques and Working Methods (Norton Book for Architects and Designers)
The Urban Design Handbook: Techniques and Working Methods (Norton Book for Architects and Designers)
by Urban Design Associates
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Covering the process from basic principles to developed designs, the book outlines the range of project types and services that urban designers can offer and sets out a set of general operating guidelines and procedures for: Developing a master plan... (read more)

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Berlin, Alexanderplatz: Transforming Place in a Unified Germany
Berlin, Alexanderplatz: Transforming Place in a Unified Germany
by Gisa Weszkalnys
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Characterizing it as a public square of outstanding symbolic importance in contemporary Berlin, Weszkalnys (anthropology, U. of Exeter) looks at Alexanderplatz on the ground in 1990, a year after the Berlin Wall came down, and compares it to its... (read more)

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The Library Renovation, Maintenance, and Construction Handbook
The Library Renovation, Maintenance, and Construction Handbook
by Donald A. Barclay
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Barclay and Scott (U. of California, Merced Libraries) provide a guide for librarians, administrators, board members, and students to library renovation, maintenance, and construction. They overview the process, including design and commissioning... (read more)

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Opus #60: Steidle + Partner, Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Bremerhaven
Opus #60: Steidle + Partner, Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Bremerhaven
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The new building for the Alfred-Wegener-Institut fur Polar und Meeresforschung, named after Alfred Wegener, the famous geo-scientific pioneer, is near the city centre by the commercial harbor, not far from warehouses and other industrial buildings. What... (read more)

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Guide to Contemporary New York City Architecture
Guide to Contemporary New York City Architecture
by John Hill
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The first decade of the 21st century has been a time of lively architectural production in New York City. A veritable building boom gripped the city, giving rise to a host of new—and architecturally cutting-edge—residential, corporate... (read more)

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Capital Losses: A Cultural History of Washington's Destroyed Buildings
Capital Losses: A Cultural History of Washington's Destroyed Buildings
by James M. Goode
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Before the passage of critical preservation legislation in 1978, the Nation's Capital lost an irreplaceable assembly of architecturally and culturally significant buildings. Wanton destruction in the name of progress—particularly in the decades... (read more)

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Superbia!: Thirty-One Ways to Create Sustainable Neighborhoods
Superbia!: Thirty-One Ways to Create Sustainable Neighborhoods
by Dan Chiras and Dave Wann
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Superbia! 31 Ways to Create Sustainable Neighborhoods is book of practical possibilities. It contains 31 innovative ways citizens, working cooperatively with their neighbors, can transform their neighborhoods — both urban and suburban — to... (read more)

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New York (Cool Restaurants)
New York (Cool Restaurants)
by Cynthia Reschke
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One in a new series of up-to-the-minute guides on the most stylishly designed, scene-making restaurants in major cities worldwide.... (read more)

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Tilt: a Skewed History of the Tower of Pisa
Tilt: a Skewed History of the Tower of Pisa
by Nicholas Shrady
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In the tradition of "Brunelleschi's Dome," comes a lively and richly informative chronicle of one of the world's most famous--and famously flawed--architectural and cultural icons, all presented in an innovative and striking format. Illustrations.... (read more)

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Chicago Architecture & Design Rev Exp Edition
Chicago Architecture & Design Rev Exp Edition
by Jay Pridmore
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The birthplace of the skyscraper, Chicago is noted for an architectural tradition that has influenced building around the globe. Now the most authoritative text on the subject is completely redesigned, revised, and expanded to bring the history up to... (read more)

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