Focuses on spearheading the integration of maintainability, right from the design stage. This title aims to improve the standard and quality of design, construction and maintenance practices to produce efficient facilities that require minimum maintenance. It covers the technical issues related to maintainability of major components of a facility.
An edited volume containing contributions from eminent theorists across visual culture, architecture, sociology, art, philosophy and American studies including Andrew Benjamin, Barry Curtis, Neil Leach, Steven Pile and David Frisby.
In this comprehensive and accessible text, Frank Sear traces the evolution of Roman architecture during the four centuries from the late Republic to AD 330, when Constantine moved the empire's capital to Constantinople.
A synagogue expresses heavenly values in earthly materials, the proportions defined by numbers. This text examines these secret designs, unravelling their history in relation to the Temple, and the links with church design.
Landscape design history greatly influenced today's design process and design solutions. I llustrated History of Landscape Design provides an overview of landscape design, including the iconic spaces throughout the centuries, starting from landscapes in prehistory to current trends in landscape design.
"Where do you turn if you are an architect or student wanting to deepen those skill sets that will make you a more successful professional? Well, taking a look at Ava Abramowitz's new book, "The Architect's Essentials of Negotiation" will be a step in the right direction.
The management of wetlands is often an area of uncertainty. This book instructs golf course superintendents on how to successfully manage different types of wetlands and also offers information on the fundamentals of conservation and restoration.
The authors use texts about such projects as Berlin's new Reichstag, Scotland's Parliament, and the Auschwitz concentration camp museum to clarify the interaction between texts, design, critical debate and response.
Architecturally Speaking is an international collection of essays by leading architects, artists and theorists of locality and space. This book will appeal to urbanists, geographers, artists, architects and cultural historians.
This is a step-by-step guide through the complexities of fee bidding and provides a source of reference to successful bidding. A detailed discussion of the philosophy of design management and architectural management is developed as a backdrop to the preparation of a bid.