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Knowledge Sharing Strategies for Large Complex Building Projects

by Esra Bektas, Tu Delft, Architecture and The Built Environment Tu Delft (June 25, 2013)

This volume of A+BE examines the current extent of knowledge sharing between actors who form design teams of Large Complex Building Projects (LCBPs), the problems that limited knowledge sharing causes in such...


Building for a better hospital

by Johan Van Der Zwart, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (March 01, 2015)

In this thesis, the ideas and concepts of Corporate Real Estate Management (CREM) are examined in terms of the contribution they could make to the process of accommodation decision by using recent cases in...


Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

by Carla Blank & Tania Martin Baraka Books (December 15, 2014)

"Women" and "architecture" were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, "it is hardly safe to assert" that a connection even exists between the two words. Some women...


San Francisco: A Map of Perceptions

by Andrea Ponsi University of Virginia Press (February 25, 2015)

San Francisco is a city designed for artists and wanderers. From North Beach, to Chinatown, to the cold, rough surf of Ocean Beach, to Marin, both visitors and lifelong residents have endless opportunities to...


Maya Deren: Incomplete Control

by Sarah Keller Columbia University Press (December 09, 2014)

Maya Deren (1917–1961) was a Russian-born American filmmaker, theorist, poet, and photographer working at the forefront of the American avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Influenced by Jean Cocteau and Marcel...


Toronto Neighbourhoods 7-Book Bundle: A City in the Making / Unbuilt Toronto / Unbuilt Toronto 2 / Leaside / Opportunity Road / Willowdale / The Yonge

by Mark Osbaldeston, F.R. (Hamish) Berchem, Frederick H. Armstrong & Scott Kennedy et al. Dundurn (March 14, 2014)

Local history buffs and urban historians will delight in this collection of books that examine the history and development (and plans that never came to be) of Canada's largest city.


Wiremu Pere

by Joseph Te Kani Pere Libro International (November 02, 2010)

Wiremu Pere (Wi Pere) lived from 1837 to 1915, leading his tribes of Rongowhakaata and Te Aitanga a Mahaki through some of the most turbulent chapters of New Zealand history. He stood resolute against colonialism...


Old Philadelphia Houses on Society Hill, 1750-1840

by Elizabeth B. McCall & Michael Maicher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 12, 2014)

Officially known as Washington Square Park, Philadelphia’s Society Hill district contains an impressive number of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century houses. This book presents, in text and pictures,...


The Castles of Britain and Ireland

by Rodney Castleden Quercus (August 19, 2014)

To many, medieval castles are the essence of Britain and Ireland's fascinating past. Immersed in history and centuries old, each one tells a story of Kings, Queens and feuding lords; war and bloody conflict;...


Reinventing Brantford: A University Comes Downtown

by Leo Groarke Dundurn (November 23, 2009)

In Reinventing Brantford, Leo Groarke revisits the grandeur of Brantford's past, explores its economic collapse, and tells the story of the arrival of Wilfred Laurier University, its early struggles, its commitment...


Creating the Future: Art and Los Angeles in the 1970s

by Michael Fallon Counterpoint (August 18, 2014)

Conceived as a challenge to long-standing conventional wisdom, Creating the Future is a work of social history/cultural criticism that examines the premise that the progress of art in Los Angeles ceased during...


Durable past - sustainable future

by Rob Van Hees, Tu Delft, Silvia Naldini, Tu Delft & Job Roos, Tu Delft Tu Delft (September 21, 2014)

The section Heritage & Architecture of the Faculty of Architecture at Delft University of Technology deals with the built environment in terms of conservation, refurbishment and re-use. Reflecting the department...


Asylum on the Hill: History of a Healing Landscape

by Katherine Ziff, Samuel T. Gladding, Shawna Bolin & Joseph Shields Ohio University Press (February 12, 2012)

The story of a great American experiment in psychiatry, a revolution in care for those with mental illness, as seen through the example of the Athens Lunatic Asylum built in Southeast Ohio after the Civil War....


Lost Auburn: A Village Remembered in Period Photographs

by Ralph Draughon NewSouth Classics (June 01, 2012)

Lost Auburn: A Village Remembered in Period Photographs offers a dynamic record of the buildings that once stood in Auburn, Alabama, which have fallen to natural disaster, war, poverty, and neglect, and to what...


The Vertical City

by Philippe Samyn, Bebooks Editions & Académie royale de Belgique Bebooks (September 11, 2014)

The growth of world population and its concentration in cities leads to excessive occupation of the ground by constructions.

Technical and scientific progress in the last decade allows, from now onwards, to envisage...


City Life

by Witold Rybczynski Scribner (September 23, 2014)

In City Life, Witold Rybczynski, bestselling author of Now I Sit Me Down, looks at what we want from cities, how they have evolved, and what accounts for their unique identities. In this vivid description of...


Understanding culture in territorial management and its implications for spatial planning.

by Suwanna Rongwiriyaphanich, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (September 05, 2014)

This study presents and applies an integrative conceptual framework which is used to explain how culture, planning policy and territorial management outcomes are interrelated, and what the implications are for...


Bartram Covered Bridge: Spanning History

by George D. Conn & Christopher P. Driscoll eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Bartram Covered Bridge: Spanning History chronicles the complete history of Bartram Covered Bridge, located in Newtown Square (southeastern PA), including color and rare photos, community remembrances and much...


Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered

by Dianne Hales Simon & Schuster (August 05, 2014)

Everybody knows her smile, but no one knows her story: Meet the flesh-and-blood woman who became one of the most famous artistic subjects of all time--Mona Lisa.

A genius immortalized her. A French king paid...


Gaeta, Italy: The Ultimate Travel Destination (Russian Edition)

by Nicola Tarallo eBookIt.com (July 14, 2014)

Gaeta is a small, sleepy fishing village on the western coast of Italy. It is a hidden treasure for anyone who is enamored with anything Italian. In this guide book you will learn the history of the village...


Pre-Raphaelites

by Robert de la Sizeranne Parkstone International (February 15, 2014)

In the Victorian era, England - swept along by the Industrial Revolution, the Pre-Raphaelite fold, William Morris, and the Arts and Crafts movement - aspired to return to traditional values. Wishing to resurrect...


HydroScope anglais 2014-2015

by Tigrane Hadengue Mama Editions (May 22, 2014)

HydroScope is an annually updated professional directory, listing addresses, websites, trade shows, festivals and more than 1300 professional contacts


Stanford White: Decorator in Opulence and Dealer in Antiquities

by Wayne Craven Columbia University Press (May 18, 2005)

The designer of such landmarks as the Washington Square Arch, the New York Herald and Tiffany Buildings, and the homes of captains of American industry, Stanford White is a legendary figure in the history of...


Vitruvius Britannicus: Second Series

by J. Badeslade, J. Rocque, John Woolfe & James Gandon Dover Publications (September 12, 2011)

This magnificent volume comprises three folios, originally published between 1739 and 1771. More than 100 plates depict facades, ground plans, exterior elevations, and perspective views of grand Neo-Palladian...


The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Vol. 1

by Leonardo Da Vinci Dover Publications (July 12, 2012)

Volume 1 of 2-volume set. Total of 1,566 extracts includes writings on painting, sculpture, architecture, anatomy, mining, inventions, and music. Dual Italian-English texts, with 186 plates plus over 500 additional...


Car Care Q&A: The Auto Owner's Complete Problem-Solver

by Mort Schultz Wiley (April 01, 1992)

Features hundreds of questions and answers about every aspect of car maintenance and repair. Coverage includes step-by-step repair procedures for the range of conditions afflicting cars; consumer information...


The Fountains of Rome: Selected Plates from the Classic "Le Fontane Di Roma," 1660-1675

by Giovanni Battista Falda & Giovanni Francesco Venturini Dover Publications (February 20, 2014)

These rare 17th-century views of celebrated Roman fountains and gardens constitute some of the finest landscape drawings of the Italian Baroque period. This is the only edition in print of these outstanding...


Form and Sense

by Wolfgang Paalen, Martica Sawin & Deborah Rosenthal Arcade (June 04, 2013)

Wolfgang Paalen was a central figure in internationalist surrealist circles in the late 1930s. Artist and intellectual, he was a European whose fascination with archaic cultures led him finally to Mexico, where...


Historical Dictionary of Neoclassical Art and Architecture

by Allison Lee Palmer Scarecrow Press (February 11, 2011)

The Historical Dictionary of Neoclassical Art and Architecture provides an overview of Neoclassicism, focusing on its major artists, architects, stylistic subcategories, ideas, and historical framework of the...


A Treatise on the Decorative Part of Civil Architecture

by William Chambers Dover Publications (October 30, 2011)

Beautiful reproduction of a 1791 classic describes the qualifications and duties of an architect. The 55 superb plates depict ornate compartments for coved ceilings; pedestals for columns; arches; balusters;...


Continuity With Change: Planning for the Conservation of Man-Made Heritage

by Mark Fram & John Weiler Dundurn (January 01, 1984)

Seeks to document and demonstrate that middle positions between Change and Continuity are possible and desirable.


A Toronto Album: Glimpses of the City That Was

by Mike Filey Dundurn (September 01, 2001)

This classic look at old Toronto portrays scenes of public life from 1860 to 1950, illustrating how dramatically the urban fabric and environment have changed.


Opportunity Road: Yonge Street 1860-1939

by F.R. (Hamish) Berchem Natural Heritage (October 15, 1996)

This stylishly illustrated work promises to be a worthy sequel to Berchem's earlier book, The Yonge Street Story 1793-1860.


Brockville: The River City

by Russ Disotell Natural Heritage (October 15, 1997)

Brockville's origins reach back to the resettlement of Loyalists following the American Revolution and the threat of American encroachment.


Toronto of Old

by Henry Scadding Dundurn (January 10, 1987)

In 1873, Henry Scadding, former rector of Toronto's Church of the Holy Trinity, wrote the definitive history of early Toronto. His detailed portrait of the streets, customs and prominent citizens is a goldmine...


Impressionism

by Natalia Brodskaya Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

Impressionism has always been one of the public's favourite styles of art and Impressionist works continue to enchant beholders with their amazing play of colours and forms. This book offers a well-chosen selection...


Art Nouveau

by Jean Lahor Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

Ever since its triumph at the Paris Universal Exposition, Art Nouveau has continued to inspire artists. The movement offered an artistic response to the industrial revolution and the creative vacuum left in...


Confessions of a Curator: Adventures in Canadian Art

by Joan Murray Dundurn (January 10, 1996)

In this witty and compelling defence of the art field itself, Joan Murray, one of the country's most outspoken art historians, discusses the great figures of Canadian art and the rise of our national are in...


Tom Thomson: Design for a Canadian Hero

by Joan Murray Dundurn (October 01, 1998)

Joan Murray's intimate biography details the life and work of Tom Thomson.


Durer's Drawings for the Prayer-Book of Emperor Maximilian I: 53 Plates

by Albrecht Durer Dover Publications (January 15, 2014)

These 45 pages of marginal drawings for Holy Roman Emeperor's prayer book, unknown for 300 years till their 1808 facsimile publication, reveal the artist's lighthearted and witty side.


Fantastic Gothic and Renaissance Ornament

by Rudolf Berliner Dover Publications (August 24, 2012)

Beasts of myth and legend, writhing foliage, dancing symbols of fate — this spectacular compendium of 15th- and 18th-century designs features 127 black-and-white illustrations from the far corners of the imagination....


Barns, Sheds and Outbuildings: A Practical Guide

by Byron D. Halsted Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

Earthy, barn-building theories of 1881 extend to dog- and bird-houses and are based upon principles that still shine brightly today: light and air, space, cost, beauty, and convenience. 257 illustrations.


History of Greek Culture

by Jacob Burckhardt Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

Monumental survey explores regional variations, virtues, and faults of city-states, discusses the fine arts, examines poesy and music, and presents perceptive accounts of enduring Greek achievements in philosophy,...


The Opulent Interiors of the Gilded Age: All 203 Photographs from Artistic Houses, with New Text

by Arnold Lewis, James Turner & Steven McQuillin Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

Rare photographs recall interiors of late Victorian mansions belonging to William H. Vanderbilt, J. P. Morgan, U. S. Grant, and many others. New informative text.


Leonardo on the Human Body

by Leonardo Da Vinci Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

Here are clear reproductions of over 1,200 anatomical drawings by one of humanity's greatest geniuses — still considered, nearly five centuries later, the finest ever rendered. 215 plates.


Western Islamic Architecture: A Concise Introduction

by John D. Hoag Dover Publications (July 18, 2012)

Profusely illustrated critical appraisal vividly describes the glories of world architecture, from Spain and Egypt to other areas of the Middle East.


The Colonial Architecture of Salem

by Frank Cousins & Phil M. Riley Dover Publications (December 30, 2011)

Profusely illustrated study offers chronological view of Salem architecture from 1626 to 1818. Detailed descriptions and more than 250 rare illustrations of over 100 buildings — House of the Seven Gables,...


Brunelleschi: Studies of His Technology and Inventions

by Frank D. Prager & Gustina Scaglia Dover Publications (April 26, 2012)

Comprehensive book describes how Filippo Brunelleschi built the dome of Florence's famed cathedral: masonry techniques, construction concepts, and more. 28 halftones. 18 line illustrations.


The Medieval Sketchbook of Villard de Honnecourt

by Villard de Honnecourt & Theodore Bowie Dover Publications (July 05, 2012)

Reliable and contemporaneous graphic observations of everyday life in 13th-century France by an artist/draftsman responsible for creating one of the most treasured documents in art history. 73 black-and-white...


Religious Art in France of the Thirteenth Century

by Emile Mâle Dover Publications (October 19, 2012)

Classic by noted art historian focuses on French cathedrals of the 13th century as apotheosis of medieval style. Iconography, bestiaries, illustrated calendars, gospels, secular history, many other aspects....