Gothic Architecture: 158 Plates from Brandons Treatise, 1847 Brandon, JA, Brandon, R 9780486460109
Автор: Crosbie, Michael J. Название: Class Architecture ISBN: 1864700998 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781864700992 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 2376.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: School buildings are constantly evolving to meet the needs of the next generation of teachers and students. This book presents more than 40 projects from the USA, showcasing leading elementary and secondary school design. Featred projects factor in important design elements including security and safety, new technology, resource centres and energy conservation. They must also accomodate flexible learning environments for a range of student groups.Full-colour photos, plans, drawings and descriptive text accompany the projects.
Автор: Kaufman, WES Название: Grand American Home: WESKetch Architecture ISBN: 1864701811 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781864701814 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 1865.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Название: Modern Japanese Style Architecture ISBN: 4897375754 ISBN-13(EAN): 9784897375755 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 2673.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: Illustrated with over 200 color photographs, this book looks at Japanese-style architecture as influenced in the classical style.
Автор: Deliyannis, M Название: Significant Interiors: Interior Architecture Knowledge Community ISBN: 1864702001 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781864702002 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 2376.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: Significant Interiors features award-winning interiors from the USA by notable architecture and design firms. The American Institute of Architects has selected each of the 55 projects based on a criteria of creativity and innovation, and presents them in a fresh, reader-friendly format. Winning projects are featured with detailed commentary, plans, captions and colour photographs. The Projects include: International Terminal at the San Francisco International Airport, by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; New York Stock Exchange Trading Floor, by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Detroit Opera House, by Albert Kahn Associates, Inc.; Chicago Tribune Pressroom, by Perkins + Will, and First Presbyterian Church of Encino, California, by Abramson Teiger Architects.
Автор: Powell,K,Strongman,k Название: New London Architecture 2 ISBN: 1858943604 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781858943602 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 2673.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Decker, Julie, Pallasma, Juhani Название: Modern North:Architecture on the Frozen Edge ISBN: 1568988990 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781568988993 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 2657.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: The geographic region around the North Pole is a raw and exotic area of untouched nature and inescapable beauty. Unique among the Earth's ecosystems, it includes both a vast, ice-covered ocean and a treeless region of tundra. Building in this extremely cold climate requires an advanced degree of ingenuity and resolve. Ecological conditions including high winds, snowdrifts, and permafrost, combined with periods of little or no sunlight, present seemingly impossible logistical hurdles. Recent years have witnessed an explosion of resident and invited architects creating buildings above 60 degrees latitude. The time has come for a new definition of a northern building-one that is both extraordinarily responsive to place and aesthetically provocative.In Modern North, author Julie Decker presents thirty-four of the most compelling and far-ranging possibilities of contemporary architecture in the North. These buildings-located in northern Canada, Scandinavia, and Alaska-are united in the way they embrace extreme conditions. Rather than shut them out, these conditions are welcomed and often formed into the buildings' structures and materials, as in the way architecture is employed to mediate the harshness of the low-lying sun without replacing it with the harshness of artificial lights. The architects of Modern North exploit the natural topography to provide visual stimulation in places that sometimes offer little more than a whitescape. Modern North includes innovative institutional and residential structures by both established and up-and-coming architects, including a-lab, David Chipperfield, Jarmund/Vigsnaes, Studio Granda, Shim-Sutcliffe, and Snohetta. Essays by Brian Carter, Juhani Pallasmaa, Edwin Crittenden, and Lisa Rochon place the projects in the context of a new architectural response to the North.
Автор: Bayer, Patricia Название: Art Deco Architecture pb ISBN: 0500281491 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500281499 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 1601.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: Art Deco buildings, with their highly ornate façades and dramatic forms, are a vital part of our surroundings. This wide-ranging exploration of Art Deco architectural design embraces many different times and places in its summary of the movement’s origins, development and influence. Various types of architecture were termed Art Deco, and their antecedents might include Arts and Crafts, fin-de-siècle Vienna, Cubism, Expressionism and the Bauhaus. Patricia Bayer shows that Art Deco masterpieces can be seen and admired worldwide: from the skyscrapers of New York City to imperial dwellings in Tokyo; from Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Battersea Power Station to movie theatres and diners across America. Post-modernism now uses its motifs and idioms, and many of the original buildings still survive, fully restored to their former glory. Sumptuously illustrated, this is a comprehensive guide to the best-loved of all 20th-century architectural styles.
Автор: Giuffre, M Название: Baroque Architecture of Sicily ISBN: 0500342393 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500342398 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 3861.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Jackson, D Название: Next Wave: Emerging Talents in Australian Architecture ISBN: 0500342369 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500342367 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 2228.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: This book explores the sixteen most exciting young architectural studios in Australia, and the progressive projects built in Australasia that are winning them global attention.Highly attuned to the growing influence and economies of the Far East, where many of these architects are already working, Australia and the pioneering spirit of its creative community are well-placed to lead the way.
Автор: Ruan, Xing; Bingham-Hall, Patrick Название: New China Architecture ISBN: 0794603890 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780794603892 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 2657.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: The spectacular transformation of China in the last decade is symbolized by its architecture. The booming cities of China are evolving at a speed which is hard to comprehend, and their skylines have seen a profusion of new architectural styles. An economic metamorphosis and an invasion of Western culture have created a dynamicenvironment for architecture and construction, both at the public and the domestic scale. This push to prosperity has excited architects from around the globe, who have seen a unique opportunity to produce remarkable and innovative designs.New China Architecture seizes this moment in time. It documents both the stunning designs of famed architects and the emergence of a whole new generation of Chinese architects. The selected projects cover a broad range of residential homes, public buildings, office towers and the adaptive reuse of older city precincts. The buildings featured include skyscrapers in Shanghai, the dazzling new designs for the Beijing Olympic Games venues, innovative private houses such as those at the Commune by the Great Wall and the now mandatory gleaming new airports and city landmarks
Автор: Sanderson, Brandon Название: Elantris ISBN: 0765350378 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780765350374 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 380.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Sanderson, Brandon Название: Mistborn: Hero of Ages ISBN: 0765356147 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780765356147 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 380.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Sanderson, Brandon Название: Mistborn: Well of Ascension ISBN: 0765356139 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780765356130 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 380.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Sanderson, Brandon Название: Warbreaker (NY Times bestseller) ISBN: 0765360039 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780765360038 Издательство: Британия elt Рейтинг: Цена: 380.00 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: After bursting onto the fantasy scene with his acclaimed debut novel, Elantris, and following up with his blockbuster Mistborn trilogy, Brandon Sanderson proves again that he is today’s leading master of what Tolkien called “secondary creation”, the invention of whole worlds, complete with magics and myths all their own.Warbreaker is the story of two sisters, who happen to be princesses, the God King one of them has to marry, the lesser god who doesn’t like his job, and the immortal who’s still trying to undo the mistakes he made hundreds of years ago.Their world is one in which those who die in glory return as gods to live confined to a pantheon in Hallandren’s capital city and where a power known as BioChromatic magic is based on an essence known as breath that can only be collected one unit at a time from individual people.By using breath and drawing upon the color in everyday objects, all manner of miracles and mischief can be accomplished. It will take considerable quantities of each to resolve all the challenges facing Vivenna and Siri, princesses of Idris; Susebron the God King; Lightsong, reluctant god of bravery, and mysterious Vasher, the Warbreaker.
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