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Advances in Human Factors and Sustainable Infrastructure

Proceedings of the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Human Factors and Sustainable Infrastructure, July 27-31, 2016, Walt Disney World®, Florida, USA

by Jerzy Charytonowicz

<p>This book deals with human factors research directed towards realizing and assessing sustainability in the built environment. It reports on advanced engineering methods for sustainable infrastructure design, as well as on assessments of the ...

ISBN: 9783319419411

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Adventures with the Theory of the Baroque and French Philosophy

by Nadir Lahiji

<p>Analysing the reception of contemporary French philosophy in architecture over the last four decades, <em>Adventures with the Theory of the Baroque and French Philosophy</em> discusses the problematic nature of importing philosophical ...

ISBN: 9781474228534

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Aesthetics Equals Politics

New Discourses across Art, Architecture, and Philosophy

by Mark Foster Gage

<p><strong>How aesthetics—understood as a more encompassing framework for human activity—might become the primary discourse for political and social engagement.</strong></p> <p>These essays make the case for a reignited understanding of ...

ISBN: 9780262351461

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Aesthetics of Ugliness

A Critical Edition

by Karl Rosenkranz

<p>In this key text in the history of art and aesthetics, Karl Rosenkranz shows ugliness to be the negation of beauty without being reducible to evil, materiality, or other negative terms used it's conventional condemnation. This insistence on ...

ISBN: 9781472568861

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Affair with a House

by Bunny Williams

ISBN: 9781584794707

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African Identity in Post-Apartheid Public Architecture

White Skin, Black Masks

by Jonathan Alfred Noble

<p>Since the end of Apartheid, there has been a new orientation in South African art and design, turning away from the colonial aesthetics to new types of African expression. This book examines some of the fascinating and impressive works of ...

ISBN: 9781351960403

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Air Structures

by William McLean

ISBN: 9781780674827

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Algarve Building

Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925-1965

by Ricardo Agarez

<p>Foreword by Adrian Forty.</p> <p>The Algarve is not only Portugal’s foremost tourism region. Uniquely Mediterranean in an Atlantic country, its building customs have long been markers of historical and cultural specificity, attracting both ...

ISBN: 9781317182610

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All Over the Map

Writing on Buildings and Cities

by Michael Sorkin

<p>Robert Hughes once described Michael Sorkin as “unique in America––brave, principled, highly informed and fiercely funny.” All Over the Map confirms all of these superlatives as Sorkin assaults “the national security city, with its ...

ISBN: 9781781684689

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All the Buildings in Melbourne

...that I've Drawn so Far

by James Gulliver Hancock

<DIV><B>All the Buildings in Melbourne</B> is a journey through the exciting city of Melbourne, told through his unique and charming cityscape drawings that pay tribute to the city&#39;s diverse architectural styles. James&#39; buildings are ...

ISBN: 9781743791936

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All the Buildings in Paris

That I've Drawn So Far

by James Gulliver Hancock

<DIV><P><B>All the Buildings in Paris</B>&#160;is a love letter to Paris, told through James Gulliver Hancock&#39;s unique and charming drawings of the city&#39;s diverse architectural styles and streetscapes. This unusual combination of the ...

ISBN: 9780789334237

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American Modern

by Thomas O'Brien

ISBN: 9780810984783

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An Architect's Dot-to-Dot

by Nick Lowndes

A dot-to-dot activity book of landmark buildings and architectural icons of the twentieth century. 45 dot-to-dot drawings to fill in, including iconic buildings from all around the world. Each puzzle has over 300 dots. Examples include the ...

ISBN: 9781849944007

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An Architect's Guide to Public Procurement

by Fin Garvey

<P>There is suspicion in the UK and across Europe that the upcoming introduction of new European Directives will encourage a regime of conservatism and legal risk aversion, fostering the delivery of mediocre and banal building design. This book ...

ISBN: 9781859465417

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An Engineer Imagines

by Peter Rice

The long-awaited reissue of the autobiography of Peter Rice, one of the main structural engineers behind the Sydney Opera House, the Pompidou Centre, the Menil Collection and Lloyd's of London. 'I am an engineer. Often people will call me an ...

ISBN: 9781849944236

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Analysis, Conservation, and Restoration of Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage

by Carlo Inglese & Alfonso Ippolito

<p>Communities have witnessed a fundamental shift in the ways they interact with heritage sites. Much of this change has been driven by the rapid democratization and widespread adoption of enabling technologies. As expediency is embraced in the ...

ISBN: 9781522569381

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Annual Dynamics of Daylight Variability and Contrast

A Simulation-Based Approach to Quantifying Visual Effects in Architecture

by Siobhan Rockcastle & Marilyne Andersen

<p>Daylight is a dynamic source of illumination in architectural space, creating diverse and ephemeral configurations of light and shadow within the built environment. Perceptual qualities of daylight, such as contrast and temporal variability, ...

ISBN: 9781447152330

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Apartment House, The

by Cameron & Butler Bruhn

ISBN: 9780500501047

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Apartment Living New Zealand

by Catherine Foster

As housing pressures continue unabated, singles, couples and families are finding innovative solutions in heritage buildings, purpose-built developments and spaces creatively fashioned out of disused commercial interiors. <i>Apartment Living New

ISBN: 9780143770510

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Application of Bamboo in Building Envelope

by Zujian Huang

<p>This book offers a comprehensive overview of the use of bamboo in building industry. It systematically demonstrates bamboo’s utility in terms of its properties, describing the material properties of typical industrial bamboo products, and ...

ISBN: 9783030120320

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