2313 books (116 pages) in this category
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 WALSH JOHN
In this handy pocket guide, well-known architecture writer John Walsh teams up with architectural photographer Patrick Reynolds to offer a self-guided walking tour of 50 significant Auckland buildings, from the Victorian era to the brand new. ...
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 ...
Designing for a New Era of Collective Construction
by Skylar Tibbits
<p>We are now on the brink of a new era in construction – that of autonomous assembly. For some time, the widespread adoption of robotic and digital fabrication technologies has made it possible for architects and academic researchers to ...
A Short Guide for Architects
by Bart Kavanagh
<P>Quick, concise and direct, this pocketbook outlines the essentials that every architect needs to know about construction disputes ? from tips on avoiding them in the first place and informally negotiating issues as they arise, to how to go ...
by ROCKWELL STEPHENS
Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their ...
by DALE MULFINGER
Dale Mulfinger is widely acknowledged as the foremost expert on cabins in North America. His first book, The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway, has sold over 160,000 copies and has consistently been the leading book in the ...
by CARLEEN MADIGAN
On just a quarter-acre of land, you can produce fresh, organic food for a family of four ? year-round! This comprehensive guide to homesteading provides all the information you need to grow and preserve a sustainable harvest of grains and ...
by SPIKE CARLSEN
Gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love this compilation of 76 rustic DIY projects. Expert woodworker Spike Carlsen offers simple, fully illustrated instructions for everything from plant supports and clotheslines to a
by PHILBRICK / PHILBRICK
Whether you're splitting a cord of wood for your fireplace or managing acres of woodland, 'The Backyard Lumberjack' provides plenty of practical instruction and firsthand advice. Familiarize yourself with the proper equipment and safety gear, ...