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How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built

By: Stewart Brand

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Phoenix Illustrated: 1997

Seller ID: 248559

ISBN: 0753800500

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Stewart Brand puts forward the radical proposal adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and that architects can mature from being artists of time. 243 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Building; Architecture; Architecture. ISBN: 0753800500. ISBN/EAN: 9780753800508. Inventory No: 248559. Paperback View more info

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Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change

By: Sue Roaf, David Crichton, Fergus Nicol

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Elsevier: 2005

Seller ID: 247402

ISBN: 0750659114

Condition: Near Fine Condition


From the author of the bestseller "Ecohouse", this challenging and exciting text gives you an insight into the real changes that are necessary to give our modern day built environment both 'sustainability' and 'survivability'. The book is based on the premise that climate change is going to happen and its impacts on our lives are going to be far worse than generally expected. Sue Roaf argues that many modern buildings are not only 'unsustainable' in themselves bu... View more info

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Discovering English Architecture

By: T. W. West

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Shire Publications: 1979

Seller ID: 226764

ISBN: 0852634552

Condition: Very Good Condition


128 pages. Tanning to pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Architecture; Architecture; ISBN: 0852634552. ISBN/EAN: 9780852634554. Inventory No: 226764. Paperback View more info

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Manual of Graphic Techniques 4 For Architects, Graphic Designers & Artists

By: Tom Porter and Sue Goodman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Butterworth: 1988

Seller ID: 231122

ISBN: 0408500093

Condition: Very Good Condition


Manual of Graphic Techniques 4 is an innovative, thorough introduction to the rendering of plans: from interiors to elevations, and site sections to sectional perspectives. The same easy-to-follow format familiar from the earlier volumes is used once again to show each step of how to develop and present plans of every sort. The artistic techniques exhibited here reach a level of sophistication and polish unseen in even the highly professional standards of the first three... View more info

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Domes of America

By: Willian Seale

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Pomegranate Artbooks: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128669

ISBN: 0876540701

Condition: Very Good


If the circle is the most perfect natural form - a line without beginning or end, symbolising the universe - then the dome is the most perfect architectural shape: the circle executed in three dimensions. Minor rubbing to dust jacket, now protected by plastic. Colour photographs. Illustrator: Eric Oxendorf (photographs). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art::Art & Design; Art & Design; Architecture. ISBN: 0876540701. ISBN/EAN: 9780876540701. In... View more info

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Art & Architecture of the Late Middle Ages - 1350 to the Advent of the Renaissance

By: Wim Swaan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Omega Books: 1982

Seller ID: 230038

ISBN: 0907853358

Condition: Very Good Condition


In this superbly illustrated book, Wim Swaan shows that once high Gothic had reached its apogee in the 12th and 13th centuries designers felt increasingly free to experiment with basic structures, to bring the various architectural elements into unity by spinning webs of pattern over them, or allow them to stand in original contrast with each other. 232 pages. Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art; Art & Design; Architecture. ... View more info