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Great Wall StyleWith stunning photographs and evocative text, 'Great Wall Style' invites readers to discover a singular oeuvre of projects nestled in four small villages alongside the Great Wall of China. Its narrative illuminates the personal story and creative practice of architectural designer Jim Spear. From within the vernacular of traditional architecture, Spear has designed thoughtful and surprising spaces for contemporary ...
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Rome SecretsFrom magnificent squares to exquisite side streets, tucked-away gardens to quiet neighbourhood cafes and of course the architecture for which Rome is so famous, this richly illustrated volume shows the history and style that underline the Eternal City. Wind your way through pages highlighting the numerous squares, statues and fountains as well as the beguiling back streets, enticing courtyards and must-see interiors. ...
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Green Walls in High-Rise BuildingsThis technical guide offers an extensive overview of the use of vertical vegetation in high-rise buildings, an in-depth analysis of green walls, definitions and typology, including standards, policies and incentives. It features comprehensive case studies, along with architectural theories of the public and private benefits of green walls. The book delves into architect-design considerations and limitations, ...
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Green Walls Green RoofsSustainable architecture is one of the most popular trends today. With dense urban living and less green space available, green walls and roofs are helping to fill that gap. These living structures can be created with vegetation, which helps to absorb rainwater, provide insulation, and lower temperatures while creating a habitat for natural flora and fauna. Green Walls Green Roofs features projects from all ...
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BuildingsThis publication takes a look at one of Europe's most influential, master architects. With offices in Berlin and Moscow, Sergei Tchoban has designed, planned and built many famous international projects including the Federation Tower in Moscow, the DomAquaree in Berlin, and the master plan for the European Embankment project in St Petersburg. Despite vigorous activities in new development, Sergei Tchoban is ...
C. Y. Lee and Partners. Architects and PlannersLong before the international community recognised C.Y. Lee as the architect of the world's tallest skyscraper - the 508-metre-tall Taipei 101 - his distinct buildings were already turning heads in Asia. Taking his cues from Chinese pagodas, old, square-holed Chinese copper coins, and even the shape of Chinese characters, C.Y. Lee has developed a brand of modern Chinese architecture that few of his compatriots ...
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Rural Modern. Rural Residential ArchitectureModernism crashed into the American consciousness right after the Second World War, although it had existed in the minds and works of American and German-born architects for almost 40 years prior. While it offered a new design paradigm that would transform the urban landscape from New York to New Delhi, modernism was a slow burn for residential architects. The sharp edges and simple geometries were a hard sell ...
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Remote Luxury. Top Resorts Down UnderRemote Luxury: Top Resorts Down Under is the ultimate guide to getting away from it all in Australia and New Zealand. Over the past few decades Australia and its equally spectacular neighbour across the Tasman Sea have established a reputation as two of the most sought-after holiday destinations in the world. This reputation is a result of not only the extraordinarily beautiful and varied landscapes both countries ...
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In House. Mcinturff ArchitectsFollowing on from In Detail and In Residence, In House features more of the kinds of homes we all wish we could own. Showcasing the work of US architectural firm, McInturff Architects, with photography by Julia Heine, this volume highlights the innovation and craftsmanship that has won the firm commissions from all over North America. The firm has an orientation towards contemporary design that involves considerable ...
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Devon. The Story of a Civic LandmarkThis richly illustrated monograph tells the comprehensive inside story of one of the greatest architecture achievements in the history of Oklahoma City, and the state's tallest building: the Devon Energy Centre. The story begins with the project's origins in Oklahoma City's need for community redevelopment and a desire for corporate growth, through its elegant and collaborative design process, to its complex ...
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Alfresco Living. 21st Century Architecture21st Century Architecture: Courtyards features courtyard gardens and terraces designed to become part of the interior spaces of the homes they adjoin. Providing an attractive solution for time-poor owners, these low-maintenance gardens function as outdoor rooms and become extensions of everyday living spaces. Many of the outdoor spaces featured are architect-designed, while others are the work of landscape designers. ...
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Graft in Architecture: Recreating SpacesGraft in architecture refers to any designs added to existing or neglected structures, reinvigorating tired spaces with new life. Instead of dismissing these spaces as simply functional, graft in architecture values them for their potential and shows how we can turn negative spaces into opportunities to breathe new life into architecture. Along with the Design Research & Innovation Laboratory (D-Lab), Professor ...
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Radical RenovationsRadical Renovations presents more than fifty outstanding examples of adaptive reuse in residential and commercial architecture, wherein existing buildings have been dramatically transformed with truly stunning results. For many of these remarkable remodels the architects have utilised the principles of environmentally sustainable development, highlighting the importance of making conscientious and creative use ...
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Sustainable HomesNecessity is the mother of invention, and the global necessity of facing the challenges of Climate Change has unleashed the inventive powers of architects around the world, many of whom are tackling the problem in original and highly creative ways. And yet, as the projects contained in this volume attest, sustainable design doesn't necessarily preclude style and comfort, or even a little bit of luxury. With ...
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The Orchard Road ExperienceSingapore's Orchard Road sits alongside New York's Fifth Avenue and Paris' Champs Elysees in the pantheon of prestigious retail districts. For more than 40 years, DP Architects has contributed to the development of Orchard Road's architectural typography, the regionalism of which is flavoured with a uniqueness born of inventiveness and an accommodation of contextual forces. The Orchard Road Experience is much ...
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Designing the World's Best Children's HospitalsFollowing the success of Designing the World's Best Children's Hospitals 1 and 2, this new publication provides an up-to-date reference guide for healthcare teams, design professionals and community members, who together engage in the exciting process of creating new healing environments for children's hospitals or paediatric units. With chapters focusing on exterior design, lobbies, art and gardens, the role ...
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California CoolFrom Southern California's beach towns, to the rolling hills surrounding San Francisco Bay, and to the lush vineyards of Napa and Sonoma, this book examines residential design in both urban and rural settings. Russell Abrahams' striking architectural images and insightful writing give unique human face to the architects and their works. The table is set and the doors are open. Come in and feast on the architectural ...
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The Modern Californian Beach HouseThe Modern Californian Beach House catalogues the eclectic and always original modernist beach house architecture of Patrick Killen, founder of studio 9 one 2. Killen helped introduce serious modern design to the Los Angeles beach communities in the mid-80s, which at the time was a crazy quilt of fantasy structures all built on postage-stamp sized lots. The projects featured in this collection span Killen's ...
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Boomer Buildings: Mid Century Architecture RebornThis book presents six case-study buildings, each more than a generation old, that were on the brink of oblivion. In each case, Mitchell Giurgola Architects worked closely with the client to determine how the project could be salvaged by incorporating updated program elements to serve a new generation of users. All six case studies present in detail how each project is analysed, from its energy use and curtain-wall ...
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View From the Top. 50 Great ApartmentsPenthouses and their luxury apartment counterparts have always had a glamorous history. They speak of prestige, luxury living high in the sky and of course a certain amount of social elevation. Heiresses, millionaires, media moguls and movie stars have known of the exclusivity, mystery, sophistication and symbolism of high-rise living for decades, ever since Marjorie Merriweather Post Hutton commissioned a 54-room ...
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Perkins + Will: 75 YearsSuccess at Perkins+Will is measured by how imaginatively a client's vision is translated into a finished product. The firm designs and strategises with a philosophy that places people at the centre of their work; collaboration is what propels their design process forward. This approach is a Perkins+Will legacy, dating back to one of the firm's first and most prestigious projects, the 1930s Crow Island School, ...
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Design for Aging Review 10Presented by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Design for Aging Knowledge Community, in affiliation with the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, this book is a compilation of more than 30 projects that accommodate and provide care for aging adults. The book includes award-winning projects in categories such as built projects, concept design, project planning, and research and postoccupancy. ...
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American Spaces: An Overview of What's NewA vast array of possibilities for interior and landscape design is showcased in this new book, showing the best examples from North America. American Spaces is a direct response to the wealth of design activity across the mega-continent. In dynamic full-colour photography, this book provides a welcome look at the culturally diverse regions, and the latest trends in commercial spaces and atria, hospitality spaces ...
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Alexandros N. Tombazis and Associates ArchitectsAlexandros N. Tombazis and Associates Architects proves that the famous adage, less is beautiful, is true. In reference to the style of Mies van der Rohe, less in this instance implies that a conscious and well-judged decision for the appropriate minimum in each design can produce architectural beauty. This is reflected in the projects presented in this book. Features the Archaeological Museum of Delphi, the ...
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Tectonics of PlaceJohnson Fain is a fully integrated architecture, planning, and interior design studio. Design partner Scott Johnson, and William Fain, managing partner and director of urban design and planning, personally oversee a diverse range of project types. Johnson Fain is the recipient of numerous awards for design excellence. The firm was also the master plan architect for Mission Bay, San Francisco's new mixed-use ...
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HKS ArchitectureHKS creates visionary designs that deliver innovative facilities. The firm's designers believe that a building should reflect the unique characteristics of its location and the personalities of the people for whom it is built. For 70 years, the architectural firm has nurtured a culture that embraces both invention and customer focus. Today, HKS is a leader among US and worldwide architectural design firms, recognised ...
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Richard HolzerThis new monograph presents the architecture of Richard Holzer, whose long and productive career has shaped the urban fabric of Panama. He is the architect behind many Panamanian landmarks including the Avesa Building, the Continental Hotel, the Credicorp Bank building, and, more recently, the Torres de las Americas (Tower of the Americas). Tracing his career from the 1950s to the present, the book presents ...
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Architects 49: An Asian Spirit in Contemporary DesignArchitects 49 is part of the 49Group, a multidisciplined firm of design professionals and consultants. Its areas of expertise range from architecture, engineering and construction management to interior design, landscape design, large-scale planning, lighting design, graphic design and publications. Project categories include office, commercial and retail, hotel and resort, cultural, religious and residential, ...
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Gwathmey Siegel & Associates ArchitectsFounded in 1968, Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects is a New York-based firm offering master planning, architectural, interior and product design services. Gwathmey Siegel has completed more than 400 projects for educational, healthcare, corporate, cultural, government and private clients throughout the United States and abroad. The 65-person firm has an international reputation for architectural excellence, ...
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Graham Gund ArchitectsThis book presents a selection of GUND Partnership's recent work, reflecting the firm's continuing commitment to the social and narrative power of architecture. Beginning with a respect for the principles of site and context as form drivers, the projects seek to knit together mission and materials in new ways. Whether an urban or campus intervention or a pristine landscape, the most successful solutions are ...
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Keith Williams: Architecture of the SpecificKeith Williams Architects is a multi-award-winning architectural design practice with a fast-growing international reputation for the creation of dynamic and innovative architecture. Since the firm's establishment in 2001, Keith Williams and his team have been working on an expanding portfolio of high-profile projects in countries including Ireland, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. The firm won the ...
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Art and Build ArchitectsArt and Build is committed to turning thoughts into reality, leading to the built form in a time window where contextual parameters of matter, form and light crystallise. The monograph explores the work of this European architectural practice with offices in Brussels, Paris and Luxemburg. In almost twenty years of practice, its focus has been on excellence while developing its identity in every project with ...
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Hartman-Cox: RevisitedEtablished in 1965, Hartman-Cox has continuously produced award-winning, imaginative and responsible design for institutional, educational and civic clients. Its success is driven by its six partners, all of whom are actively engaged in the design and management of the projects in a highly collaborative environment. Hartman-Cox is particularly noted for its sensitivity and response to site and context, as well ...
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COX Architects & PlannersFrom its origins as a leading proponent of the 'Sydney School of Architecture' in the 1960's, COX Architects & Planners (COX) has grown to become one of Australia's largest and most successful practices with hundreds of projects and awards, spanning four continents. COX Architects & Planners is the most comprehensive overview to date of this journey.
Featuring some 90 key projects and the work of leading Australian ...
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