2171 books (109 pages) in this category
by PHILLIP DODD
by Michiko Kimura Young
<p>Simplicity, asymmetry, sensitivity to the natural environment, and the use of <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">natural materials are the hallmarks of Japanese architecture. This book provides </span><span style="line-height: ...
by Isabelle Anscombe
Inspirational Design Ideas
by Michael Freeman
Featuring hundreds of stunning photographs and thoughtful commentary, this Asian interior design book will add a distinctly Eastern flare to your collection. The global exchange of design and taste is at its most fertile between Asia and the ...
by Enrico Ronchi & Daniel Nilsson
<p>This SpringerBrief focuses on the use of egress models to assess the optimal strategy for total evacuation in high-rise buildings. It investigates occupant relocation and evacuation strategies involving the exit stairs, elevators, sky bridgeseBook
by Lise Anne Couture
by Editors Phaidon
by Dominic Bradbury
The Aesthetics of Felt Spaces
by Professor Gernot Böhme
<p>There is fast-growing awareness of the role atmospheres play in architecture. Of equal interest to contemporary architectural practice as it is to aesthetic theory, this 'atmospheric turn' owes much to the work of the German philosopher ...eBook
Architectural Meaning after the Crisis of Modern Science
by Alberto Pérez-Gómez
<p><strong>How architecture can move beyond the contemporary enthusiasms for the technically sustainable and the formally dazzling to enhance our human values and capacities.</strong></p> <p>Architecture remains in crisis, its social relevance ...eBook
by Karla Britton
by Robin Boyd
<p>Since its first publication by Melbourne University Press <em>Australia's Home</em> has been in constant demand. The author summarises his story, from 1788 to 1960, as 'a material triumph and an aesthetic calamity'. Readers have thoroughly ...eBook
An Agenda for Governance Reform
by Richard Tomlinson
<p>Since the early 1990s there has been a global trend towards governmental devolution. However, in Australia, alongside deregulation, public–private partnerships and privatisation, there has been increasing centralisation rather than ...
The Kings Park Experience
by Mark Webb
Australian Native Plants provides a comprehensive guide to the horticulture of our native plants. Based on nearly 50 years of experience at Kings Park and Botanic Garden in Perth, the book describes the necessary growing conditions for mainly ...eBook
by Boyd Robin
Fifty years after its first publication, Robin Boyd's bestselling <i>The Australian Ugliness </i>remains the definitive statement on how we live and think in the environments we create for ourselves. In it Boyd rallied against Australia's ...
by Robin Boyd
<b> Introduced by Christos Tsiolkas </b> <i>There can be few other nations which are less certain than Australia as to what they are and where they are.</i> Brilliant, witty, scathing, <i>The Australian Ugliness</i> is the classic postwar ...
by E. K. ROSSITER
When the authors, a pair of respected architects, first published this beautiful book in the late Victorian era, they meant it as a wakeup call to the forward-looking homeowners of the time - inviting them to eschew ""the old puritanical hatred ...
Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage
by Peter Larkham, John Bold & Robert Pickard
<p>Notions of authenticity lie at the heart of many questions about heritage and identity in the built environment. These questions are most pertinent when buildings have been destroyed in disaster or war, and the built fabric is being ...eBook
by ROBERT T. JONES
The dream of owning a private home became a reality for many Americans in the prosperous years immediately following World War I. But not all prospective homeowners could easily afford the services of an architect, so the nonprofit Architects' ...
by LOUIS H. SULLIVAN
This autobiography is a fascinating look at the early creative years of the pioneering American architect and theorist called the "father of the skyscraper." Includes a wealth of projects, insights, and evaluations. The famous American ...