This new 2011 edition of this databook has been heavily updated and replaces the previous editions of this bestselling pocket guide, providing a concise and useful source of up-to-date essential for the student or practicing engineer.
Anyone who visits Barcelona will come across the works of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926), the architect who has attracted art-lovers from all over the world to Spain. Gaudi created inspiring, visionary buildings and helped establish Barcelona (most notably with the still-unfinished Sagrada Familia cathedral) as a city of the world.
Tells the story of how the solutions to this century's problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living. Drawing on the lessons from their stories, from brain science, and from the realm of urban experimentation, this book offers solutions we can all use to improve our lives and shows that simple changes can make all the difference.
Discover the world's finest crop of new homes. This dependable global digest features such talents as Shigeru Ban, MVRDV, and Marcio Kogan alongside up-and-comers like Xu Fu-Min, Vo Trong Nghia, Desai Chia, and Shunri Nishizawa. Organized by architect and brimming with crisp photography and plans, the result is a sweeping survey of the...
Featuring beautiful interior spaces for a range of family environments, including living rooms, children's rooms, stylish bedrooms, and garden spaces. Tips and advice on style, design solutions, use of colour and general home design.
From ‘Abhaile’ to ‘zoning’, Housing in Ireland: The A–Z Guide sets out over 600 entries on all aspects of housing, from the practical to policy, and from the theoretical to the technical. It is the comprehensive guide to understanding the most important issue to consistently face Ireland over the last 100 years, and which will most likely be with us for the next 100 years.
How to Read Paris is a pocket-sized guide to understanding and appreciating the architecture of Paris. Compact enough to carry in your pocket yet serious enough to impart a real understanding, this handy reference guide.